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Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

Company: Curana Health
Location: Belton
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Curana Health is a provider-led, primary and post acute organization focused on senior living communities and senior living residents. We are committed to redefining and improving how health care is delivered in senior living communities to ensure residents get outstanding care and clinicians are able to practice in a highly fulfilling and rewarding environment. We are currently seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitionerto manage patients in an inpatient psychiatric hospital working 7 days on/7 days off. The incoming provider will commit to the highest quality of care using an organized, multidisciplinary team approach to provide continuity of care throughout the post-acute continuum. Our patient population served includes adults and geriatrics.Duties:

  • Psych Inpatient care- rounding and new patient admissions
  • Coordination of care with attendings, consults, referral sources, and hospital staff
  • Assessing and managing inpatient census
  • Perform physical exams, obtain complete medical history, and record findings
  • Order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures
  • Interprets and integrates data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan
  • Order/administer medication and injections as deemed medically necessary
  • Instructs patient/family regarding medications, post admission care and treatments
  • Educates patients regarding health and illness prevention
  • Collaborates with physicians in managing acute needs of patientsQualifications:
    • Graduation from an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
    • ANCC certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
    • DEA license
    • BLS & ACLS certified
    • Current State licenseDue to the nature of our business, we require all of our employees to be fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, in compliance with all applicable EEOC guidance regarding vaccines and qualified exemptions.

Keywords: Curana Health, Killeen , Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, Healthcare , Belton, Texas

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