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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Escalon
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Position Overview:
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is a professional nurse who possesses advanced knowledge and clinical skills in an area of clinical specialization, coordinating activities between the Behavioral Health Services (BHS), the Medical Center and other Sutter Health Care Services. The position functions under the SMC Nursing Standardized Procedures and through the Department of Psychiatry. Job duties include, but are not limited to: Facilitating admissions between BHS and the Medical Center Consultation to the Medical Staff regarding psychiatric issues Ongoing staff education and support Quality management as it relates to the position Serving the greater Stanislaus County with 423 acute care beds, provides a full continuum of care, including:

  • 24-hour emergency care
  • inpatient and outpatient surgery
  • specialty services in obstetrics, pediatrics, nuclear medicine, dialysis therapy, diagnostic imaging, intensive care, sleep disorders and physical therapy
  • a Level II Trauma CenterMemorial Medical Center is an accredited Chest Pain Center and STEMI (heart attack) Receiving Center. MMC is part of , one of the thanks to its integrated network of physician, employee and volunteer pioneers more than 60,000 people strong. Rooted in Sutter Health s not-for-profit mission, these team members partner to deliver exceptional care that feels personal. From physician offices to hospitals to outpatient care centers and home services, they proudly support and learn from the more than 3 million people in their care nearly 1 percent of the U.S. population, in one of the most diverse and innovative regions in the world.



  • MA/MS in Nursing
  • Valid DEA
  • Registered Nurse, California State Licensure

    • Clinical Nurse Specialist CNS or FNP

      • Demonstrated knowledge of ICD coding is required.

      • Demonstrated knowledge in the de-escalation of agitated, poorly self-controlled individuals.

      • Demonstrated knowledge in the prescribing of psychotropic medication required

      • Knowledge in the area of mental health counseling, to include assessment, interpretation, management and evaluation of patient care.

      • Program development, implementation and evaluation knowledge is preferred.

      • Must possess excellent organizational skills and have the ability to be self-directed and act independently demonstrating sound judgment and time management, as position covers multiple sites.

      • Knowledge and experience in interviewing and performing complete histories and physical and mental health exams.

      • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills.

      • Must be able to work with adaptability, flexibility and maintain composure during pressure situations and adverse conditions.

      • Ability to write legibly and knowledge of approved abbreviations.

      • Must have ability to work in a collaborative role with other disciplines.

      • EMR

        Organization:Memorial Medical Center, Modesto
        Employee Status: Regular
        Benefits: Yes
        Position Status: Exempt
        Union: No
        Job Shift: Day
        Shift Hours:8 Hour Shift
        Days of the Week Scheduled:Monday-Friday
        Weekend Requirements: Other
        Schedule: Full Time
        Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:80
        Applications Accepted:All Applications Accepted
        Schedule/Shift: Full Time/ Day

Keywords: Sutter Health, Modesto , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Escalon, California

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