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Physician Assistant or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Eating Recovery Center

Eating Recovery Center

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Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 1, 2024

Job Summary:
We are seeking a Physician Assistant (PA) or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) to join our team at the Eating Recovery Center in Denver, CO. As a part of our dedicated team, you will provide acute and chronic general medical care and treatment to patients with eating disorders and primary mood, anxiety, and trauma-related disorders. This position requires collaboration with an Eating Recovery Center physician and follows applicable scope and standards of practice.

- Obtain patient history and perform assessments through observation, interviews, and examinations.
- Order, perform, and interpret diagnostic studies.
- Provide counseling and education to patients, families, and caregivers on preventative health, wellness, treatment options, and community resources.
- Deliver care in a manner that promotes age and culture-appropriate informed choices, shared decision-making, and patient autonomy.

- Must have a broad-based general medical knowledge.
- Preference for prior experience working with psychiatric populations as a Psych Tech or Floor Nurse.
- Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary treatment team.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Demonstrated critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with supervision.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, seek consultation when needed, and take appropriate action.
- Knowledge of psychiatry and psychiatric drugs is preferred.
- Certification in the specialty area is preferred.

Education and Experience:
- Master's degree in nursing and graduate of an accredited Physician Assistant or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program with specialization in the relevant area of practice.
- Preferred minimum of 5 years of experience in the identified area of expertise.

Licenses and Certifications:
- Unrestricted Nurse Practitioner license by the State Board of Nursing in the state of practice or compact privileges under the multi-state Nurse Licensure Compact agreement.
- Allied Health credentialing through the Medical Staff Services office.
- Prescriptive authority as appropriate, following the medical staff service privileging process.
- Certification by the ANCC (American Nurses Credentialing Center).
- Licensing verification by the State Board of Nursing.
- Search of the HSS, EPLS, and DEA systems.

Denver, CO

We offer a competitive salary range of $115,000-$126,000, commensurate with years of experience. Additionally, we provide a comprehensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance. Other benefits include parental leave, adoption assistance, PTO accrual up to 24 days upon hire, 401(k) with company match, flexible spending account program, mental wellness platform, and full-service credentialing.


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