Family/Child - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Primary Children's Wasatch Canyons
Job Number 142622
The primary function of the Famly/Child Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Primary Children’s Wasatch Canyons is to provide extraordinary care by evaluating and treating patients presenting with psychiatric illness in the Outpatient Setting . The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will assist with the diagnosis of mental health and substance abuse problems. They will provide treatment and medication management for patients with mental health conditions.
The Psychiatric Nurse practitioner will also have the opportunity to be involved in new program development areas to include community work such as consultation to primary care physicians. Through this involvement the incumbent would play an integral role in the development and sustenance of the Mental Health Integration (MHI) program, an internationally recognized program of Intermountain Healthcare. As a part of the MHI team, the NP will also be actively engaged with other MHI team members (care managers, social workers, psychologists and psychiatrists). The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is a vital part of the MHI team and practices collaboratively with primary care physicians in an effort to improve quality of life for patients and their families, increase patient satisfaction, reduce practice burden, decrease costs to the system, and engage community resources.
This Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner position will specifically treat children and adolescents at Primary Children’s Medical Center’s Wasatch Canyons Outpatient Center for Counseling located in Taylorsville, Utah.
Primary Children's at Wasatch Canyons offers a wide continuum of care to provide for the individual needs of patients with mental health and chemical dependency problems. The continuum of care allows clinicians to prescribe treatment within an integrated system and provides for excellent continuity of care to meet patients’ and families’ individual needs. The Department of Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health at Primary Children’s Wasatch is committed to “Providing the highest value mental health care to children, adolescents and their families in a safe and supportive atmosphere.”
About Primary Children’s and Intermountain Healthcare
Primary Children's Medical Center is a service of Intermountain Healthcare which is a Utah-based system of nonprofit hospitals, clinics, and health plans. Intermountain Healthcare enjoys an international reputation for its outstanding clinical quality and commitment to continuous improvement. Intermountain has frequently been recognized as one of the top integrated healthcare delivery systems in the country and recently recognized by President Obama as an “island of excellence” in American healthcare. Primary Children’s has been recognized annually by US News and World Report as one of the best children's hospitals in the country.
This is a Full-time, benefits eligible position. Salary: DOE
Current Utah APRN licensure with Family Psychiatric Specialty or CNS with ANCC Child/Adolescent psychiatric and mental health certification.
Eligible for Utah state Controlled Substance License II through V
Eligible for Federal DEA Certificate II through V
This position requires verifiable current Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer CPR certification. An original card must be verified prior to start date or the job offer will be withdrawn. For additional information regarding CPR requirements please visit our Job Requirements Page .
Hearing/Listening, Manual Dexterity, Lifting, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking
Psychiatric NP experience
Pediatric NP experience
Please Note All positions subject to close without notice
Intermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Midvale, UT, US