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Nurse Practitioner II, Psychiatry - Nursing

Company: Texas A&M University Health Science Center
Location: Bryan
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job TitleNurse Practitioner II, Psychiatry - NursingAgencyTexas A&M University Health Science CenterDepartmentSchool Of NursingProposed Minimum SalaryCommensurateJob LocationBryan, TexasJob TypeStaffJob DescriptionOur CommitmentTexas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.Who we areAs one of the fastest-growing academic health centers in the nation, the Texas A&M University Health Science Center encompasses five schools and numerous centers and institutes working together to improve health through transformative education, innovative research and team-based health care delivery.What we wantThe Texas A&M School of Nursing is looking for a Nurse Practitioner II, Psychiatry to serve as a member of the Nursing team. We desire an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. This person must be professional, enjoy working in a high-volume environment and be able to apply strong organizational skills while being flexible in their daily routine. If this is you, we invite you to apply to become a member of our team.What you need to knowCompensation will be commensurate to selected hire's experience.Why Texas A&M University?Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment by promoting a culture that respects all perspectives, talents & identities. Embracing varying opinions and perspectives strengthens our core values which are: Respect, Excellence, Leadership, Loyalty, Integrity, and Selfless Service.We are a prestigious university with strong traditions, Core Values, and a community of caring and collaboration. Amenities associated with a major university, such as sporting and cultural events, state-of-the-art recreation facilities, the Bush Library and Museum, and much more await you. Experience all that a big city has to offer but with a reasonable cost-of-living and no long commutes.Health , dental , vision , life and long-term disability insurance with Texas A&M contributing to employee health and basic life premiums12-15 days of annual paid holidaysUp to eight hours of paid sick leave and at least eight hours of paid vacation each monthAutomatically enrollment in the Teacher Retirement System of TexasHealth and Wellness: Free exercise programs and release timeProfessional Development: All employees have access to free LinkedIn Learning training, webinars, and limited financial support to attend conferences, workshops, and moreEmployee Tuition Assistance and Educational Release time for completing a degree while a Texas A&M employeeRequired Education and Experience:Master's degree in nursing or equivalent level of education and experience that qualifies the applicant to hold a Nurse Practitioner License in Texas.Two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in mental health.Required Licenses and Certifications:Texas Board of Nursing Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse licenses with prescriptive authority in Texas.Board certified in mental health.DEA registrationBLS certification.Licensure/certification must be maintained for continued employment.Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.Ability to work with sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.Time management and prioritization skills.Strong written and verbal communication skills.Interpersonal skills.Knowledge of electronic medical records (EMR) systems.Knowledge of confidentiality rules and regulations, including HIPAA and FERPA.Preferred Qualifications:Board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner.Five years of experience as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.Responsibilities:Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner : Provides clinical assessments, diagnostic evaluations, and crisis intervention for patients with mental health care needs. Monitors patients to ensure adherence to treatment plans. Is responsible for complex patients based on area of expertise. Engages in counseling/clinical-related activities. Prescribes and monitors medications. Serves as an internal resource for clinic staff and medical providers regarding psychiatric-mental health care questions. Completes outside referrals as needed. Completes accurate and appropriate documentation of patient encounters in the electronic medical records system in a timely manner. Acts in accordance with all policies/procedures, relevant licensing boards, and local, state and federal laws regulating Nurse Practitioners. May serve as a practicum instructor or preceptor for graduate or undergraduate students. Consults with other providers regarding patients' psychiatric medications and treatment plans to ensure appropriateness and coordination of care. Uses technology to leverage scarce resources and share best practices to reduce disparities. Apply case-based learning to master complexity and evaluate and monitor outcomes. Be the clinical leader to help organize and provide regular remote educational (ECHO) sessions to create a virtual community of primary care professionals providing support, guidance, and feedback on caring for mental health patients.Continuing Education/Committees : Participates in continuing education to maintain licensure and board certification. Serves on committees as assigned. May assist in preparing patient educational materials. May conduct scholarly presentations to clinic staff and participate in educational activities for staff, students, and trainees of other disciplines.Performs other duties as assigned.Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by the School of Nursing must have all job application data entered and must include the following attachments: resume, cover letter and list of references. Failure to provide all job application data and attachments could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

Keywords: Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Bryan , Nurse Practitioner II, Psychiatry - Nursing, Healthcare , Bryan, Texas

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