Advanced Practice Behavioral Health Clinician

An exciting opportunity is available for a Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse NP-CNS in the Outpatient Behavioral Health Unit at a state-of-the-art hospital in Northwest Indiana. This facility is ready to bring on a knowledgeable Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse NP-CNS to increase the quality and efficiency of patient care through evidence based practice. 

This hospital holds 150+ beds and has won numerous awards and accolades for their exceptional work in the surgical, cardiac, women’s services and more. The Behavioral Health Unit in this hospital hosts a standard outpatient program and a more intensive tract for patients who may need more frequent therapy than the weekly sessions. The Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse NP-CNS will provide and assess the care given, create a plan of care through the nursing process, and must be able to prescribe medication.

The Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse NP-CNS will work in congruency with other psychiatrists and clinicians to develop an individualized care plan for each patient. The Advanced Practice Behavioral Clinician will see 5-7 patients daily with a variety of acuity and diagnoses. A successful Psychiatric Advanced Practice NP-CNS will be able to balance providing exceptional care directly to patients, and critically evaluate the current processes used in the Behavioral Health Unit.

Located in Northwest Indiana allows for hour drive trips into Indianapolis easy and blow open wide the entertainment possibilities. Whether it's seeing one of the cities professional sports teams or going out to eat at a fine dining restaurant there is always something to do. Other activities included local museums and national parks as well.

This acute care hospital is prepared to offer the Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse NP-CNS a competitive base salary, full suite of benefits, and generous paid time off for qualified applicants.

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