Outpatient Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Company: Nurse Practitioner
Posted on: November 19, 2021
A well-respected not-for-profit health system in Northern New
Mexico is seeking an outpatient Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
Practitioner to join their dedicated team.
The hospital and outpatient clinics at this health system together
provide the more than 300,000 residents of north-central New Mexico
with access to 39 services and lines of specialty care. This
hospital system has an integrated clinician group which employs
around 185 physicians and advanced practice clinicians and has been
serving the northern New Mexico communities for over 150 years.
Their dedication to patients has not gone unnoticed, most recently
being awarded Top Honor in Hospital Quality and a LeapFrog score
"A". This health system also finds it important to give back to
their community, recently donating nearly two million dollars to
over 40 non-profits to improve health outcomes throughout the state
of New Mexico. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will be proud to
call this hospital system their place of employment.
The Adult Behavioral Health team is currently comprised of two MD's
and an NP. The MD's care for patients at our outpatient location as
well as the adult inpatient unit in the hospital. The hospital
employs a wonderful team of crisis counselors, social workers,
chaplains and case managers to support their patients. The health
system has recently added a Behavioral Health Observation Unit in
their Emergency Department to better serve the needs of our ED
behavioral health patients.
The outpatient PMHNP will develop and document a plan of care for
each patient, administer appropriate treatment and/or referral, and
may conduct occasional consults in ED and med/surg units when the
inpatient NP is out of office. The PMHNP will make informed
diagnostic and therapeutic decisions based on patient information,
current scientific evidence, clinical judgment and patient
preference as well as prescribe and perform competently all medical
procedures considered essential for the scope of practice. This
position is based in the outpatient clinic setting, adult care
only, but must be comfortable with occasional coverage of 9-bed
adult inpatient unit.
This health system is located in a city unlike any other, truly
living up to its tag line, The City Different, at every turn. With
legendary history and culture around every corner, an art scene
that spans from traditional to contemporary, accommodations with a
local feel yet world-class status, award-winning cuisine that’s as
eclectic as it is sumptuous, and countless experiences to
encounter, the Mental Health NP is sure to uncover something
different about themselves.
Senior leadership stands ready to offer the Adult Mental Health
Nurse Practitioner a competitive salary, excellent benefits, PTO
and sick time. Don't miss out on this great opportunity. Apply
Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, Albuquerque , Outpatient Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico
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