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Posted:
11/20/2015
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Nursing
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Nurse Practitioner -Np Job
Valley Health | Winchester, Virginia
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Job Description

Nurse Practitioner -NP

Category: Physician/Mid-Level Practitioner
Facility: Winchester Medical Center
Department: PSYCHIATRIC
Schedule: Fulltime
Shift: Day
Hours: 8 hrs flexible as needed
Grade: 139
Job Details:
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POSITION SUMMARY:

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is, as an employee of Valley Health System. The scope of practice of any setting is detailed in the practice agreement/practice protocol written for each specific practice site and signed by the NP and the Supervising Physician.

QUALIFICATIONS:


- Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.


- Certification as Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Virginia is required.


- Based on primary state of residency and in accordance with current Virginia Board of Nursing Regulations, must be licensed or eligible to practice pending licensure as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia with either

a Multi-state license, under the Nurse Licensure Compact

OR

a Single-state license, valid in Virginia only


- Successful completion of the credentialing process through the WMC Department of Medical Staff Affairs is required if working at a hospital-based clinic or seeing patients in the hospital.


- Current relevant specialty certification through the AACN or ANCC is required


- Licensed to prescribe medication in the State of Virginia required.


- Master's Degree in Nursing.

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At least 2 years experience as a practicing Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in either outpatient or inpatient settings.


- Computer skills preferred (i.e., software applications for documentation, data collection and outcome measurement, PowerPoint presentations)


- Knowledgeable in the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological stages of human growth and development.


- Competent to provide assessment, care and treatment appropriate to the age group of patients served.


- Criminal Background Checks include:

VA State Police

Third-party background checks

Central Registry

About Valley Health

Valley Health provides a wide range of products and services which enable patients to receive the care they need in the comfort of their own homes. Valley Home Care provides home oxygen, medical equipment and supplies. Valley Health Home Health Services and Community Nurse Case Management provide healthcare professionals including nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists, home health aides and medical social workers. Valley Health Home Health Services Home Health professionals work closely with the patient, his or her family and physician to provide a wide range of services. These services include: Nursing services Nurses evaluate changes in physical condition; administer medications; change dressings and draw blood for testing. High-tech treatments such as IV therapy and ventilator care are also provided. Registered nurses are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.