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Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health

Delta, CO | Direct Hire

Post Date: 01/08/2018 Category: Mental Health Position / Certification: Nurse Practitioner Specialty: Mental Health State / Search: Colorado Pay Rate: $120,000 - $140,000 yearly

WSi Healthcare currently has a permanent position in Beautiful Delta County, Co.  This position is only 30 minutes from both Durango and Grand Junction, CO.  Client is offering relocation assistance, outstanding quality of life position and immediate benefits upon hire.   

The Nurse Practitioner in Behavioral Health will function under the general Nurse Practitioner Standardized Protocol. This position is responsible for upholding a high standard of care to patients while diagnosing and treating behavioral health issues, overseeing the appropriate documentation of care, interpreting tests, and discriminating between normal and abnormal findings. Also responsible for acting as a therapist, helping patients with depression, anxiety and suicidal individuals, and other conditions that can be remedied with counseling.

Job Relationships:

-Responsible to supervising Physician Interrelationships
-Works closely with co-workers, other departments, and patients and their families.

Why should you apply?
AMAZING BENEFIT PACKAGE!! Medical, Prescription Drug Flexible Spending Accounts Life & AD&D Insurance Short and Long Term Disability Benefits Employee Assistance Program 403 (b) Retirement Plan - employer still matches funds to a certain percentage Paid time off - 4+ weeks a year for full-time employee Sick Leave Discount Programs for Lifestyle & Wellness Activities Continuing Education & Training Opportunities.

If interested, please call Hannah Grenier at 719-630-7500.

Required Education & Experience:

-Must be Board Certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).
-Psychiatric Mental Health Board Certification (PMHNP-BC) is required

-Applicants must be eligible for or have a current Colorado state licensure, without restrictions as a Nurse Practitioner and eligible for Federal DEA Certificate. 

-Two (2) years of acute and/or ambulatory clinical nursing experience and sufficient expertise, competency, and experience in a specialty area for specific patient populations.
-Bilingual to include English and Spanish speaking preferred
-Principles, practices, and methods of acute and primary care clinical nursing, including community aspects of nursing programs and continuity of patient care; Diagnosis and treatment of common medical problems as related to a clinical specialty area.
-Sciences basic to medicine (anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, microbiology); Laws and regulations pertaining to practice of medicine and nursing
-Current trends and concepts in nursing fundamentals of medicine.
-Ability to: Relate effectively to patients, and work effectively with medical staff Identify abnormal and normal health conditions and implement treatment in field of specialized training
-Gather complete, detailed and accurate medical histories.
-Recognize and evaluate situations which call for the immediate attention of a physician.
-Instruct and counsel patients on matters pertaining to physical and mental health.

About WSi Healthcare Personnel

Since 1988, WSi Healthcare Personnel, Inc. has been committed to providing complete job placement services to the Western Region. Recently voted one of the 10 most dependable staffing agencies in the region we push the boundaries of what a healthcare staffing company can offer both its candidates and its clients. 

Healthcare professionals trust their careers with WSi Healthcare Personnel. Our professionals are the most loyal because of WSi’s outstanding placement services, pay rates and opportunities.  Whether you need a full time position, part time or temporary opportunity, contact WSi Healthcare Personnel today for more information on how you can join our esteemed team of healthcare professionals.

Referral Bonus Program
Even if you are not currently needing assistance, if you know of other qualified healthcare workers seeking employment opportunities please pass on my contact information.  Once they become active and have worked at least 40 hours on our payroll, we will send you a $100 referral bonus.  There is no limit to the number of people you can refer!

Hannah Grenier
Recruiter

WSi Healthcare Personnel staffs over 30 medical positions ranging from Medical Receptionist, Medical Assistants, Therapists, Pharmacists, Radiology and Nursing.
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