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Nurse Practitioner- Behavioral Health

Job Description

Chicago Behavioral Hospital is a free-standing psychiatrict hospital in Des Plaines, IL seeking a Full-Time and Part-Time Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse Practitioner coordinates decision making with the psychiatrist, in the assessment, diagnosis, and medication management of psychiatric patients. The hospital serves adolescents, adults, dual-diagnosis, ITU, geriatric and military veterans.
Competencies/Expectations


Completes follow up visits after initial assessment is completed Participates in staffings weekly and family sessions as needed


Prescribes pharmacologic interventions as necessary


Reviews all applicable laboratory and diagnostic test results Consults with attending psychiatrist when necessary


Makes referrals for further diagnostic psychological or medical testing as needed


As appropriate, communicates with patients, patients’ families and others to obtain personal and social information pertinent to the patients’ treatment


Prepares documentation in accordance with Chicago Behavioral Hospitals policies and all regulatory and accrediting bodies


Works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans. The team includes psychiatrists, registered nurses, mental health technicians, social workers, therapists and educators


Be able to establish empathy and a person-centered approach to patients


Have the ability to recognize own limitations and respond to difficult situations


Skillfully work in a self-motivated and independent manner


Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with team members as well as clients
CBH offers a competitive salary and benefits, including free medical insurance and 401k with employer match.

Job Requirements

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the state of Illinois


Completion of a Master’s Program (Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner) from an accredited school of nursing


Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner (ANCC Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner)


Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in a psychiatric setting


Comprehensive liability insurance


Current CPR certification

Job Snapshot

Location US-IL-Des Plaines
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Health Care
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Company Overview

Chicago Behavioral Hospital

Chicago Behavioral Hospital is a private freestanding psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health and Chemical Dependency care. Serving North Chicago and surrounding areas, CBH provides a wide range of services and programs that offer evidence-based treatment proven to have positive outcomes for our patients. Our inpatient and day hospital services offer supportive and compassionate care for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults through specialty programs that meet the needs of our patients. Learn More

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US-IL-Des Plaines
Snapshot
Chicago Behavioral Hospital
Company:
US-IL-Des Plaines
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Health Care
Store Type:

Job Description

Chicago Behavioral Hospital is a free-standing psychiatrict hospital in Des Plaines, IL seeking a Full-Time and Part-Time Nurse Practitioner. The Nurse Practitioner coordinates decision making with the psychiatrist, in the assessment, diagnosis, and medication management of psychiatric patients. The hospital serves adolescents, adults, dual-diagnosis, ITU, geriatric and military veterans.
Competencies/Expectations


Completes follow up visits after initial assessment is completed Participates in staffings weekly and family sessions as needed


Prescribes pharmacologic interventions as necessary


Reviews all applicable laboratory and diagnostic test results Consults with attending psychiatrist when necessary


Makes referrals for further diagnostic psychological or medical testing as needed


As appropriate, communicates with patients, patients’ families and others to obtain personal and social information pertinent to the patients’ treatment


Prepares documentation in accordance with Chicago Behavioral Hospitals policies and all regulatory and accrediting bodies


Works in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team to perform clinical assessments and develop treatment plans. The team includes psychiatrists, registered nurses, mental health technicians, social workers, therapists and educators


Be able to establish empathy and a person-centered approach to patients


Have the ability to recognize own limitations and respond to difficult situations


Skillfully work in a self-motivated and independent manner


Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with team members as well as clients
CBH offers a competitive salary and benefits, including free medical insurance and 401k with employer match.

Job Requirements

Current licensure as a Registered Nurse and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the state of Illinois


Completion of a Master’s Program (Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner) from an accredited school of nursing


Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner (ANCC Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner)


Minimum of two (2) years of clinical experience in a psychiatric setting


Comprehensive liability insurance


Current CPR certification

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