Ascension Health Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health in Manhattan, Kansas

Job ID: 260316

Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health

Manhattan, Kansas

Regular/Day

Additional Job Information

Title: Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health

City, State: Manhattan, KS

Location: Via Christi Manhattan - 6th Street Clinic

Department: BH Mental Hlth Svcs OP 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time, Day, 40 hours, Weekly

About Us

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

Job Description

Job Summary:

In collaboration with a physician, the Nurse Practitioner provides for the expansion of individualized primary healthcare services by diagnosing and treating certain acute or chronic health conditions. Behavioral Health experience or recent behavioral health rotation is strongly preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.

  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.

  • Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.

  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 45 days of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Certified Nurse Practitioner credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing and board certification obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • CSR-Prescriptive Authority obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • Registered Nurse credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • Masters degree in Nursing from an approved school, required prior to date of hire or transfer.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

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EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

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