Job Details

  • Title

    Nurse Practitioner-Exempt

  • Category

    Registered Nursing

  • Department

    Behavioral Health (Rancho Mirage)

  • Schedule

    Full Time

  • Shift

    Day

  • Location

    Eisenhower Medical Center
    Rancho Mirage, CA

  • Job Objective: A brief overview of the position.
    • Provides direct patient care to Behavioral Health patients and support to a multidisciplinary health team working within the scope of the Certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) license and hospital privileges. Demonstrates commitment to system values through customer focus and process improvements.
  • Reports to
    • Clinical Director
  • Supervises
    • None
  • Ages of Patients
    • Adult
    • Geriatric
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
    • High Potential
  • Qualifications
    • Education
      • Required: Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited University with a specialty in Psychiatric Mental Health and completion of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program in an accredited University
    • Licensure/Certification
      • Required: Currently licensed by the State of California Board of Registered Nursing as a Registered Nurse. California licensure as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. California Nurse Practitioner Furnisher number, American Heart Association BLS, Certified by the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC)
    • Experience
      • Preferred: Minimum five years relevant experience providing patient care in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings.
  • Essential Responsibilities
    • Demonstrates compliance with Code of Conduct and compliance policies, and takes action to resolve compliance questions or concerns and report suspected violations.
    • Uses the medical model to manage patient care.
    • Provides psychiatric, assessments, crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, referral recommendations and other mental health services as needed by the patient.
    • Assesses the health status of patients by obtaining an appropriate patient history, performing an appropriate psychiatric mental health examination evaluation based on age and history, and performing or ordering appropriate diagnostic tests when indicated
    • Makes accurate diagnoses by using critical thinking in the diagnostic process, synthesizing and analyzing the collected data, and formulating a differential diagnosis.
    • Develops an effective treatment plan to maximize health benefits to the patient by selecting appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions, developing a patient education plan and providing patient teaching, and using appropriate consultation or referral to other health care providers.
    • Evaluates patient status on follow up and modifies the treatment plan based on reassessment when expected outcomes are not met.
    • Provides all services within the provider’s scope of service and the Nursing Practice Act, and appropriately consults with clinic physicians.
    • Documents all patient care provided pursuant to hospital and clinic policies.
    • Participates in hospital and clinic quality improvement and quality assurance activities as requested or required. Participates in provider and support-staff meetings as required.
    • Demonstrates efficient use of hospital and clinic resources to meet budget goals.
    • Pre and Post procedure evaluations, counseling and education, management of pathological findings, and consultations to other services as warranted.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

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