FACILITY - Advanced Practice Provider in Galax, VA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 9/13/2021

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 ACADIA HEALTHCARE 

Provide medical evaluations and treatment of patients at facility under the supervisor of the Medical Director and work collaboratively with the medical/clinical staff under the guidelines of state licensure for Nurse Practitioners.

BENEFITS:

Life Center of Galax provides a comprehensive package of benefits. Current benefits include:

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401 (k) plan
  • Paid time off including Personal, Vacation, Sick, Extended Sick, and holidays

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Diagnose and treat acute, episodic or chronic illness, independently or as part of a healthcare team.
  • Participate in the formulation of patient Master Treatment Plan
  • Assess physical and psychiatric health of patient and formulate measures to meet patient needs.
  • Chart clinical observation (direct or through dictation), evaluations and treatment of patient in required time according to facility guidelines.
  • Communicate with physicians and other staff as necessary to provide quality care for patient within appropriate guidelines.
  • Provide on-call responsibilities on scheduled basis directed by medical staff.
  • May focus on health promotion and disease prevention. May order, perform or interpret diagnostic tests such as lab work and x-rays. May prescribe medication.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master's in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner program required.
  • Clinical experience working with the patient population of the facility; ability to demonstrate knowledge of concepts of limit setting, therapeutic boundaries, crisis management, therapeutic treatment, environment and patient care required.
  • One or more years’ experience as an RN with the patient population of the facility line of business required.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Current Nurse Practitioner license required, per state regulations/requirements

Acadia Healthcare owns & operates over 220 facilities throughout the US, providing psychiatric and chemical dependency services to patients in a variety of settings, including inpatient psychiatric hospitals, specialty treatment facilities, residential treatment centers, outpatient clinics and therapeutic school-based programs. Acadia is a leading provider of behavioral healthcare services.

Reach out to a Senior Physician Talent Acquisition Team

Andy.Diffenbaugh@acadiahealthcare.com

Andrew Diffenbaugh

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