Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital View Company Profile

Responsibilities: Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Opportunity Emerald Coast Behavioral Hospital provides inpatient treatment services to children, adolescents and adults at our 86-bed facility in Panama City, FL and outpatient services to adolescents and adults at our three outpatient centers located throughout the Florida Panhandle. Additionally, we offer specialized treatment for active duty military members through our Military Resiliency Program, specialized chemical dependency treatment and TMS therapy for chronic depression. Visit us online at: The Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) oversees the quality of care delivered to assigned patients with supervising psychiatrist. Performs medical assessments for individuals under his/her care. Completes documentation necessary to address patients hospitalized under civil commitment statutes. Provides individual therapy, family therapy and/or medication management as needed for patients. Appropriately requests consultation when indicated. Job Duties/Responsibilities: Provides direct clinical services for psychiatric patients according to established protocols and utilizes evidence-based clinical practice standards under the supervision of the supervising physician. Functions independently to perform individual assessments, diagnostic functions, specialized risk assessments, and make critical decisions regarding a wide variety of health situations, including high risk and crisis situations. Obtains patient health histories and completes examinations. Orders, performs and interprets lab and diagnostic imaging studies. Diagnoses and treats acute health problems. Provides health maintenance, screenings and referrals. Provides counseling to promote healthy lifestyles and arranges consultations and referrals. Collaborates with physicians and other health care professionals as needed. Documents examination results, noting pertinent normal and abnormal findings and ensures accuracy of notes on patient medical records. Explains the necessity, preparation, nature and anticipated effects of procedure(s) to patients, patientxe2x80x99s family, or staff. Performs approved therapeutic or diagnostic procedures based upon patientxe2x80x99s clinical status. Adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. Prescribes, manages, and supervises medication treatment for psychiatric conditions. May prescribe controlled substances as stipulated in Florida statute and within the framework of established supervisory protocol. May initiate or rescind involuntary admissions within the framework of established supervisory protocol and the Baker Act. Provides quality assurance review through monitoring accuracy and comprehensiveness of patient records. Evaluates hospital records, other psychiatric reports and related data. May assess patients and order restraint/seclusion as outlined in policy and consistent with state and federal law. Provides preventative health care services to long-term patients and provides consultations and referrals for psychiatric evaluations. Provides Outpatient Clinic coverage and Emergency Room Consultation and Med/Surg Inpatient Hospital Consultation Services as directed. Complies with all Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and facility policies. Performs other duties as assigned. Benefit Highlights: Challenging and rewarding work environment Competitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time Off Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plan 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan SoFi Student Loan Refinancing Program Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries! More information is available on our Benefits Guest Website: One of the nationxe2x80x99s largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the Worldxe2x80x99s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of Americaxe2x80x99s Largest Public Companies. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. Qualifications: Requirements: Masterxe2x80x99s Degree or Post-Masterxe2x80x99s Degree in Nursing with a Specialization in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing. Active Florida State license as APRN. Active Florida State DEA license within six months of hire. Active National Certification from an Approved Nursing Specialty Board. One (1) year experience working with behavioral health population as an ARNP preferred. EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. 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