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Outpatient Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: Nurse Practitioner
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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 today!

Keywords: Nurse Practitioner, Albuquerque , Outpatient Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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