Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Nurse Practitioner – Psychiatric Mental Health
Lifespan – Gateway Healthcare Inc.
Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Nurses love it here. And so will you. As Rhode Island’s largest health system and private employer, Lifespan is dedicated to improving the way clinical care, medical research and education, and community services are delivered. We’re also dedicated to providing our nurses with a thriving, collaborative environment driven by the constant pursuit of quality care.
Our affiliate, Gateway Healthcare Inc., is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to assist with all aspects of patient care, diagnosis, treatment and consultation. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMH-NP) has advanced knowledge and clinical skills in psychiatric diagnosis and treatment which may include prescriptive authority, individual, group and family psychotherapy, crisis intervention, case management, and consultation. In the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Service line, the PMH-NP is involved in evaluation, treatment, and care of children and adolescents with psychiatric illness and emotional/behavioral disturbances in collaboration with their parents/caregivers,
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) with specialization in child and adolescent psychiatry from an accredited college or university
Current certification by ANCC as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse in mental health
Current APRN licensure in the State of Rhode Island
For prescriptive authority, must have current Federal DEA# and CNS or PMH and Controlled Substance registration in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Three to five years of clinical experience working with children and adolescents with mental health needs; if working in an ambulatory setting, one year of prescribing psychiatric medications is preferred
Experience in crisis intervention with patients with psychiatric-mental health issues
Working at Lifespan
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