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Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry - Behavioral Health

Company: Cheyenne Regional Medical Center
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: November 20, 2022

Job Description:

ROLE SUMMARYThe Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry provides qualified comprehensive health assessments, diagnosis, planning, implementation, evaluation, outcome identification, and treatment follow-up in an outpatient clinic or acute care setting. Integrates education, research, management, leadership, and consultation into clinical roles. Provides psychiatric services within the main hospital and/or inpatient setting. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensures system standardization of relevant policies/procedures, physician orders, care processes, and patient flow that reflect best practice to achieve effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Provides formal and informal educational leadership opportunities for clinical staff with specific emphasis on patient care.
  • Maintains knowledge of proper billing, coding and diagnosis requirements for proper reimbursement.
  • Assists with monitoring, evaluation and interpretations of quality indicators and facilitate efficient use of health care resources.
  • Manages the ongoing psychiatric needs of adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations in an age appropriate manner by integrating advanced education, research, management, consultation and clinical role.
  • Uses prescriptive authority, procedures and treatments, if appropriate, in accordance with state and federal laws and regulations and institutional guidelines.
  • Orders and interprets laboratory and other investigative studies as appropriate.
  • Provides initial assessment, follow-up care and discharge summaries.
  • Implements strategies to assess patient care needs and provide care throughout the continuum.
  • Maintains clinical competency in specialty area and keep abreast of medical and pharmaceutical developments as it affects patient care.
  • Participates in professional organizations pertinent to area of specialty.
  • Practices according to professional and ethics standards.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and functions as a professional nurse in accordance with Wyoming State Nurse Practice Act and ANA Code of Ethics.
  • Delegates appropriately to other practice providers .
  • Applies knowledge of the legal, ethical, and regulatory boundaries of health care including application of ANA Code of Ethics.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified and employees may be required to perform other duties as assigned. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of psychiatric advanced practice of nursing including anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, pharmacology and therapeutics, basic nutrition, behavioral factors, psychosocial/family systems, diagnostic testing, interpretation of results and clinical decision making, alternative treatment modalities
  • Knowledge of professional psychiatric nursing theory, practices and regulations related to evaluating and providing patient care, and professional ethics related to the delivery of nursing care
  • Knowledge of psychiatric patient assessment techniques including taking medical histories, compliance with care recommendations
  • Ability to diagnose and treat complex psychiatric problems, analyze data and develop a plan of care utilizing evidence based medicine
  • Skill in gathering and analyzing physiological, socioeconomic, and emotional patient data
  • Knowledge of health promotion, health risk identification, and patient education principles and techniques
  • Knowledge of psychiatric community, professional, and educational resources
  • Utilize process improvement methodology to achieve goals and benchmarks
  • Ability to work with a team, communicate effectively with consultants and patients
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Exhibit a professional demeanor and interpersonal skills
  • Utilize basic project management methods, primarily action planning and tracking and reporting tools
  • Demonstrate knowledge of best practices for clinical care/support, patient flow and efficiency to select appropriate process targets for improvement initiatives

    • Completion of an accredited PMHNP program
    • In the state of Wyoming, as regulated by Wyoming State Board of Nursing under the Wyoming Nurse Practice Act and Administrative Rules and Regulations defined below:
      • The APRN is subject at all times the standards and scope of practice established by national professional organizations and/or accrediting agencies representing the various core, role and population focus areas for APRNs, and the NPA.
      • The Board recognizes APRN core, role and population focus areas described in the scope of practice statements for APRNs issued by national professional organizations and/or accrediting agencies.
      • Role and population focus of the APRN shall be declared, and the role and population focus to be utilized shall be the title(s) granted by nationally recognized professional organizations(s) and/or accrediting agency(ies) or the title(s) of the role and population focus of nursing practice in the which the APRN has received postgraduate education preparation.
      • In order to practice in one of the four roles and in a defined population, the APRN shall be recognized by the Board in that particular role with a population focus of advanced practice nursing.
      • Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Practice Nurse licensure in the State of Wyoming
      • Certification in specialty area required
      • Strong physician and hospital relations experience
      • Cheyenne Regional RQI within 14 calendar days of start date
      • Controlled Substance Licensure from the Wyoming State Board of Pharmacy
      • Federal DEA (Drug Enforcement Administration) licensure
      • Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in healthcare
        - - - - - - - -
        Cheyenne Regional Medical Center was founded in 1867 as a tent hospital by the Union Pacific Railroad to treat workers injured while building the transcontinental railroad. Today, we are the largest hospital in the state of Wyoming, employing over 2,000 people, and treating over 350,000+ patients from southeastern Wyoming, western Nebraska, and northern Colorado. We pride ourselves on patient and employee experience by living our core values of Integrity, Caring, Compassion, Respect, Service, Teamwork and Excellence to -I.N.S.P.I.R.E. -great health.
        Our team makes a difference every day by providing trusted healthcare expertise through a passionate and -I.N.S.P.I.R.E.d -approach with a personal touch. By living our values, we aim to achieve our goal of becoming a 5-star rated hospital, providing critical support and resources to our community and the greater region we serve. If you are eager to make a difference and passionate about healthcare, we encourage you to apply today!
        At Cheyenne Regional, you'll work on the front lines of Wyoming healthcare as part of a strong, stable healthcare organization - one with big plans and a clear direction for growth. That means big opportunities for individuals with the right combination of skills, dedication and experience in evidence-based practice.
        About Cheyenne Regional
        Cheyenne Regional offers a comprehensive line of healthcare services, including Heart and Vascular, Cancer, Orthopedics, Women and Children's Services, Surgical, Trauma, Wound Management & Hyperbaric Medicine, Rehabilitation, Transitional Care, Home Care, Hospice, Behavioral Health, Medical Imaging and Lab Services.
        Why work at Cheyenne Regional?

        • 403(b) with 4% employer match
        • ANCC Magnet Hospital
        • 21 PTO days per year (increases with tenure)
        • Education Assistance Program
        • Employee Sponsored Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance program

          Taking a closer look at Cheyenne, Wyoming

          • Located just 90 minutes from Denver, Colorado
          • Mid-sized city with a casual, comfortable lifestyle
          • Several cultural attractions, including a symphony, an active arts community, the nationally recognized Cheyenne Botanic Gardens, farmers markets and the world's largest outdoor rodeo, Cheyenne Frontier Days---
          • Excellent private and public schools; advanced placement programs in high schools; community college with academic and life-enhancement classes for all ages
          • Large retail base, including national home improvement outlets, department stores, specialty and restaurant chains
          • Thirty-seven miles of walking/biking trails, four golf courses, indoor tennis, indoor ice rink
          • Nearby mountains offer year-round recreation, including skiing, hiking, camping, biking, fishing, hunting, rock climbing and more

Keywords: Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, Cheyenne , Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry - Behavioral Health, Other , Cheyenne, Wyoming

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