This is a great opportunity for a Psychiatric Mental Health Pediatric Nurse Practitioner interested in Psychiatry/ Behavioral Health who will work with patients in the Ambulatory and Inpatient setting and provide nursing and medical services emphasizing in health promotion and prevention, as well as the diagnosis and management of acute and chronic diseases. Services include but are not limited to ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic and laboratory tests, prescription of pharmacologic agents and treatments and non-pharmacologic therapies in a cost efficient manner. Works autonomously as well as in collaboration with a variety of individuals to diagnose and manage clients' health care problems. Serve as health care resources, interdisciplinary consultants and patient advocates. Demonstrates commitment to a patient and family focused model of care. This position is an 8 hour shift, no nights, No Holidays M - F, 8AM -5PM
Qualifications: Masters Degree in Nursing required Psychiatry specialty Preferred. Three years pediatric experience preferred. One year of specialty area experience preferred.
License, Registration or Certification Required: Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for "hold out as a Nurse Practitioner" as defined in Section 1482, Nurse Practice Act, Business and Professional Code. Current California Registered Nurse License and current certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Current BCLS certification required. National certification as appropriate - preferred. Eligible for Furnishing License - required.