Geriatric Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner

  • UCLA Health
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Mar 15, 2023
Full Time Nursing Nurse Practitioner

Job Description


This nurse practitioner role is housed within the UCLA Health Behavioral Health Associates team with a primary focus on providing psychiatric care to the senior population. TheNP functions in an interdependent role by implementing the appropriateStandardized Procedures (SPs). By using the SPs the NP is able to changetreatment regimen after observing signs and symptoms of illness, reactions totreatment, general behavior and physical condition and determinesif they are abnormal findings (Ca Nursing Practice Act, subsection(b) ofSection 2725). The NP will provide and coordinate the care ofpatients, provide patient/family education, promote safe continuity of care.The NP also participates in interdisciplinary and clinical rounds, provideseducation and support, as well as makes appropriate referrals. Documentservices rendered. Please note :this is the Toluca Lake location Salary range : $80.78-$115.37 hourly

* CA RN License and CA NP license- required * Master’s degree in a clinical field related to nursing, or a graduate degree in nursing-required * Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Speciality (PMHNP) -required * National Certification in NP specialty-required * Additional: NPI #, DEA #, * Enrollment in PECOS, Enrollment in CURES * BLS certification from American Red Cross or American Heart Association -required * 3+ years with geriatric patient population- preferred * Ability to utilize excel, word and other software programs -required * Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and collaborative working relationships with administrative, clinical and academic personnel-required * Skill in working independently and following through with minimum direction-required * Ability to set priorities-requiredDemonstrate writing skills to compose logical, detailed and grammatically correct correspondence-required * Document patient care in a concise and comprehensive manner-required

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