NP/PA, Outpatient Behavioral Health Team

Job Requisition #: JR55947

End Date: 3/25/2022

Location: Wilmington, Delaware

Position Type: Advanced Practice RN, Physician Assistant

Shift: Day Shift, Rotation Day/Evening/Morning

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ChristianaCare is looking for an energetic and flexible Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or a Physician Assistant that has a passion to help take care of behavioral health patients in the outpatient setting at our Wilmington campus. This individual will support the Outpatient Behavioral health team through the provision of psychotherapy, psychoeducation and medication management for adult patients. 

DUTIES INCLUDE:

Performs thorough psychiatric assessments and determines accurate diagnoses.

Demonstrates skills and knowledge necessary to provide patient care for adult individuals with complex behavioral health conditions, including the ability to obtain and interpret information to identify diagnoses and to provide appropriate treatment

Collaborates with outside patient care team members, such as inpatient and outpatient psychiatric programs, specialists, medical providers

Utilizes teaching/learning principles coupled with an expert clinical knowledge base to provide education to patients and their families

Utilizes multiple modes of patient communication and visits such as office, phone, telehealth and in home visits

Timely documentation in an accurate and concise manner, using proper technology, as established in department and ChristianaCare guidelines

Works collaboratively with third party payors to insure that quality patient care is maintained and managed effectively and efficiently

Performs performance improvement activities for the practice and department, actively seeking to improve care delivery effectiveness and efficiency, outcome measures and patient satisfaction.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Master's degree in nursing or graduate from an ARC-PA accredited Physician Assistant program

Delaware license or license eligible as a Physician Assistant or Nurse Practitioner

Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-BC) or Board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner preferred

Minimum of three (3) years of experience working with individuals with behavioral health conditions preferred

Prescriptive Authority, DEA registration, BLS Required

Why do WE offer careers full of possibilities?

For the Love of Health.

Inclusion & Diversity

At ChristianaCare, we’re committed to treating everyone with dignity and respect. We believe in a safe, inclusive work environment that fosters collaboration between caregivers from all walks of life. We know that each unique viewpoint is vital in delivering high-quality, safe patient care to everyone who walks through our doors. Our policies, benefits, hiring practices, employee resource groups, and corporate citizenship demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity throughout our system.

Why do we embrace inclusion and diversity? For the Love of Health.

Our Values

We serve together in Love and Excellence. Our unique values, Love and Excellence are bold and powerful, and they are the reason why working for ChristianaCare is special. The behaviors associated with our values guide how caregivers interact with everyone they work with and make for an exceptional work experience. We believe that when you lead with Love, Excellence is inevitable.

Benefits

ChristianaCare’s comprehensive total rewards package is one of the most competitive in the region. We are proud to offer excellent benefits that reflect the organization’s commitment to being exceptional today and even better tomorrow.

At ChristianaCare, we provide access to high-quality and affordable benefits designed to meet our caregivers where they are. You can tailor your benefits to meet your needs now and adjust them as your priorities change.

Take advantage of ChristianaCare’s wide-ranging benefit offerings from supporting optimal health through medical, prescription, dental and vision coverage to valuable wellness and work/life programs, which include paid parental leave, coverage for infertility and assisted reproductive technologies, an employer-funded short-term disability program, and more.

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