Community Health Systems Nurse Practitioner-Adult Mental Health and Psychiatric - Senior Behavioral Health Unit - PRN - Days in Oro Valley, Arizona


Oro Valley Hospital is seeking a PRN Psychiatric NP to cover the Senior Behavioral Inpatient Unit at Oro Valley Hospital. The NP must demonstrate competency to provide services to a senior behavioral patient population as well as identify and support the development and oversight of the clinical services necessary to meet the mental health needs of these patients. They will participate in the monitoring, evaluation and modification of the clinical program and provide direct patient treatment or ensure the presence of a qualified physician who will attend to patient care needs in the absence of the Medical Director or as a compliment to them. They will provide active involvement to the program s quality initiatives, including its Quality Improvement plan, referral source satisfaction initiatives, patient/family satisfaction initiatives, and any other program activities determined to result in quality patient care. They will develop, plans and implement a physician peer review process for all members of the medical staff who are practicing in the program inclusive of periodic clinical record reviews, and disciplining/coaching for higher performance when indicated. They will work with the Director of Behavioral Health Services on assuring that other members of the Medical Staff practicing in the program meet all local, State, Federal, TJC and Medical Staff Bylaw requirements.


Education: Bachelor s Degree with a major in Nursing from a State Board of Nursing approved school. Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program (Masters or Post-Masters Certificate).

Experience: Two (2) years experience preferred.

Sillis: Demonstrated superior oral and written communication skills. Professional and courteous communication, maintaining and enhancing self-esteem of others. Effective listening skills, able to respond with empathy. Effective, appropriate conflict management skills. Able to effectively assess educational needs of self, staff, patients, family members and caregivers. Demonstrates initiative and ability to work with limited direction to complete expected tasks.

Licenses/Certifications: Required: Active Arizona Family Nurse Practitioner, Adult Nurse Practitioner, or Acute Care Nurse Practitioner licensure. Must possess prescribing privileges - documentation from the Arizona State Board of Nursing and Drug Enforcement Agency certificate. Current BLS certification.

Job: Nurse Practitioner

Organization: Oro Valley Hospital

Location: AZ-Oro Valley

Requisition ID: 1737087