Nurse Practitioner Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit
MultiCare Health System
Location: Tacoma, Washington
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: 108529
MultiCare is seeking an experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join their Adolescent Behavioral Unit at the Tacoma General Hospital for a full-time in-patient position, in person. Work with a collegial team of physicians, advanced practice providers, licensed clinical social workers, therapists, and nursing team.Desired Skills/Qualifications:1. Psychiatry ARNP with child & adolescent experience2. Board certification in area of licensure.3. 1-3 years of experience working with the adolescent population4. Well versed in EPIC EMR if not can also be trained on site.5. Inpatient psychiatric prescribing experienceExpectations for duties on the unit:1. Will be covering a maximum of 7-8 patients which will include 1-2 discharges, 1-2 new admits a day.2. All admissions can be voluntary, or Family initiated or Detained patients3. The legal status is taken care of when patient is initially admitted by intake coordinators and paperwork is reviewed by intake nurse. 4. 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 consult.5. Discharge planning and setting up all done by SW team6. All documentation will be expected to be completed within the 24 hours from seeing patient.7. Team meetings to be attended daily in the morning with the team to review and present all cases.8. Templates for all intakes, communication notes, progress notes and discharge summaries are in place and will be available to all clinician's.Position 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 adolescents.
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
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.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.
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