Psychiatric Nurse Practioner- Prof SVCS
Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Variable Shifts
Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center, has set a new standard for effective, innovative and caring mental health services in East Tennessee. With a combined total of more than 75 years of experience, Peninsula has helped thousands of people recover from disorders and dependencies, and lead healthy, positive and productive lives.
Offering both inpatient and outpatient services for children, adolescents and adults, Peninsula is a leader in the changing healthcare environment. The hospital is located in Blount County, with outpatient centers in Knox, Blount, Loudon and Sevier Counties. Additionally, Peninsula offers care specifically designed for seniors with co-existing psychiatric and medical conditions at the Senior Behavioral Center located at Parkwest Medical Center. Peninsula is truly committed to improving the health of the people and communities it serves
Medical assistants work closely with our Family Practice physicians to complete necessary clinical and procedural tasks. These include coordinating patient visits, providing assistance to the physician during assessments/treatments, ensuring appropriate charges are entered, and completing necessary medical record documentation. The medical assistants are essential members of our Family Practice team.
Provide mental health services to patients under the supervision of a physician preceptor, following established medical protocols. Provides psychiatric evaluations, psychotherapy, and medication management to patients; under such protocols and policies set by facility or required to meet regulations.
Weekend coverage for psych consults.
None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
Must have and maintain certification by American Nurses Association or American Academy of Nurse Practitioners as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Must meet the state’s requirements as an Advanced Practice Nurse/ Nurse Practitioner (Certificate of Fitness from Board of Nursing, for writing prescriptions), and have DEA number. CPR required.
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