MultiCare is seeking an experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join their Adolescent Behavioral Unit at the Tacoma General Hospital for weekend in patient coverage, in person or telemedicine. Work with a collegial team of physicians, advanced practice providers, licensed clinical social workers, and therapists.**There may be opportunity to do telemedicine**Desired Skills/Qualifications:Psychiatry ARNP with child & adolescent experienceBoard certification in area of licensure1-3 years of experience working with the adolescent population preferredWell versed in EPIC EMRInpatient psychiatric prescribing experienceExpectations for weekend coverage on the unit:
Will be covering a maximum of 12 patients which will include 1-2 discharges, 1-2 new admits and the rest will be regular progress check ins
All admissions can be voluntary, or Family initiated or Detained children
The legal status is taken care of when patient is initially admitted by intake coordinators and paperwork is reviewed by intake nurse
Discharges are also mostly prepared by weekday clinician and weekend clinician will only do the Mental status check in and Suicide risk assessment
New Admits will also have a Pediatrician to complete the physical examination on the day of admit so if there is any question for any ongoing medical problems they are available to consultPosition Requirements:BC at the time of employmentLicensed in the state of Washington by employmentDEA, NPI & Prescriptive authorityCurrent BLS for Healthcare Providers certification by the American Heart AssociationMinimum of 1-3 years clinical experience with direct patient care with adolescentsFor more information, please contact Kate Loos at email@example.com.
Position Type: On-Call/Per-Diem Full Time Employee: NoPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Saturday - Sunday
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
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