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NP - Nurse Practitioner
Ref No.: 15-00594
Category: Nurse Practitioner
Location: Warwick, Rhode Island
Start Date: 07/30/2015
NP - Nurse Practitioner
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The Community - Warwick, RI
In this fast-paced business world, it's definitely one of Warwick's most enviable assets. Our strategic location in the center of Southern New England's major metropolitan area is what makes Warwick a vibrant spot. Warwick is just a stone's throw away from historic Providence; thirty minutes north of Newport and approximately an hour south of Boston, and these are just the obvious benefits Warwick has to offer. Amenities include over 850 acres of recreational areas, including ball fields, tennis courts, bike paths, 39 miles of coastline, beautiful beaches, coves, marinas and more moorings and boat slips than any other community in Rhode Island. For these reasons, not only is Warwick a convenient place to work, its family friendly environment makes it a great place to relax and play.

A wonderful quality of life, a business friendly environment, affordable real estate and a perfect blend of urban and suburban features guarantee that you will be proud to call Warwick, RI home for your family and your business.

Behavioral Health is evolving and Geriatric psychiatry is one of the fastest growing sectors. The aging baby boomer population and changes in how behavioral health services are provided to the adult and geriatric community makes this sector one of the best to be associated with. A progressive leader in the industry that partners with committed nurse practitioners that own a passion for what they do. Exceptional compensation, benefits and growth potential are certainly there. Just as importantly, though, it is the professional respect and appreciation from a forward thinking CEO and management team that will get your attention.

Requirements (duties include but are not limited to)
  • Provides clinical assessments; treatments; behavioral and medication management.
  • Works in collaboration with the behavioral health consultants as a member of the interdisciplinary team assigned to the facility.
  • As a resource to facility staff, provides consultation on nursing practice and psychopharmacology as appropriate.
  • Participates in case reviews, consultations and utilization review.
  • Responds to urgent calls from the facility and facilitates problem solving.
  • Maintains accurate records on patients treated Maintains accurate daily records for billing purposes and submits in a timely manner as directed.
  • Provides in-service education at the facilities as needed.
  • Participates in staff and facility medical staff meetings as needed.
  • Provides quality, reliable and consistent behavioral health services to the patients of assigned facilities and communicates with the staff at the facility.
  • Advanced practice nurse degree from an accredited university.
  • Holds a valid nurse practitioner license state practicing in accordance with the regulations of that state or in the process of obtaining it.
  • State controlled substance license or in the process of obtaining it.
  • DEA Certificate or in the process of obtaining it.
  • Holds a collaborative agreement or attestation with physician in accordance with the regulations of the state practicing in.
  • Must be able to meet the credentialing requirements of the facilities assigned to. Must be able to become credentialed with Medicare and Medicaid and other payers as necessary.
  • Geriatric and/or psychiatric experience preferred.
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