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Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC130709481
Company Name
Ascension Health
Physical Address

Wichita, KS 67202
Job Description

We Are Hiring

Title:Nurse Practitioner – Behavioral Health

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Behavioral Health

Department: Psychiatry

Additional Job Details:Full-Time, Rotating,40 hours Weekly

Why Join Ascension?

Via Christi Health’s rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

In collaboration with a physician, the Nurse Practitioner provides for the expansion of individualized primary healthcare services by diagnosing and treating certain acute or chronic health conditions in Via Christi’s newly rennovated Psychiatric Oberservation Unit.

Responsibilities:

+ Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.

+ Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.

+ Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.

+ Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

+ Required Credential(s):

+ BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within1.5 Months (45 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

+ LicensedNurse Practitionercredentialed from theKansas Board of Nursing and board certificationobtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

+ Master of Science

+ Masters degree in Nursing from an approved school, required by date of hire

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Please see the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension Health -VIA Christiparticipates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E-Verify (link to E-verify site)

REQNUMBER: 237585-1A


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