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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Contracted (WEEKENDS) - (16238)

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Contracted (WEEKENDS) - (16238)

Facility Name
Suncoast Behavioral Health Center
BRADENTON, FL 34210 US (Primary)
Career Area
Nurse Practitioner
Job Description

Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) knows what it takes to lead, inspire and succeed. One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, UHS owns and operates through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

UHS built an impressive record of achievement and performance, steadily growing from a startup company with zero revenue into a Fortune 500 corporation with annual revenue that exceeds 9 billion. The company's operating philosophy has proven to be effective: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, then invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive and become a dominant healthcare provider in its community.

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS ranks on the Fortune 500 list of America's largest corporations with over 74,000 employees, and is consistently listed among Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" and one of the 30 Most Meaningful Companies To Work For in America by Business Insider.

Suncoast Behavioral Health Center is a private, acute inpatient psychiatric facility designed to provide quality services in a supportive environment to children, adolescents and adults.

The Hospital is seeking a Contracted Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who will provide inpatient advanced practice nursing support through working with the treatment team and identifying patient treatment needs, medication assessments and adjustments, and utilization review support as needed.


Clinical Duties: The scope of practice of the Nurse Practitioner shall be evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of patients. In particular, the treatments offered consist of insight, cognitive and supportive psychotherapy, behavioral interventions, health teaching, case management, discharge planning, and the prescribing of medication. Prescribes medication and consistently utilizes the nursing process to provide quality patient care to hospital patients. Revises medication and nursing care plans as needed in conjunction with Program Director and treatment planning goals. Participates in treatment team meetings as directed by Medical Director. Monitors medications and dosages and adjusts as needed. Follows hospital nursing policies and procedures in prescribing medications and treatments.

Documentation: Documents medications and treatments in patient charts. Documents treatment plans as well as any changes to the treatment plan in the patient chart. Documents on patient progress notes and maintains up to date records as needed. Communicates any treatment related information as needed.

Suncoast Behavioral Health Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Requirements

Education: Master’s level licensure as APRN/NP, with Clinical Nurse Specialist (RNCS). This position requires experience/certification Psychiatric NP or psychiatric clinical nurse specialist with prescriptive authority.

Experience: Partial Hospital Program and/or inpatient Psychiatric/Behavioral Health experience preferred.

Technical Skills: Must be proficient with written and verbal communication skills. Must have knowledge of community-based and state agencies with regard to behavioral health services.

Must possess knowledge and skills necessary to interact compassionately and appropriately with patients and their families on a regular basis.

Professional demeanor and appearance, as well as the ability to deal tactfully with sensitive situations and maintain patient confidentiality. Must be able to interact effectively with other hospital departments to achieve desired outcome for the patient.

UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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