Direct Hire - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Tennessee

Southeast Tennessee, TN

Posted: 04/03/2019 Job Number: 12042951
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Needed in SE Tennessee

Location Southeast Tennessee
Practice Type- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Start Date As soon as credentialing is complete
License - Tennessee State License Required

We have an immediate need for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for a hospital located in Southeast Tennessee. Below are additional details:

The facility has an opening for a full-time, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for acute in-patient adult care. Preferred recent patient experience with psychiatric, addiction issues, and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts as well as interacting with community organizations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Proven experience in successfully initiating and sustaining multi-agency and multi-community policy, system, and environmental change strategies.
  • A demonstrated working knowledge of persons with complex psychiatric and addiction issues and their families.
  • Proven skills in networking among a diverse group of agencies and organizations.
  • Effective communication skills, including written and public speaking, and adept at dealing with people at various levels within the organization, as well as, external stakeholders and leaders.

Benefits include: State Hybrid Pension Plan, 401K and 457 (Deferred Compensation), 11 paid Holidays, Annual, Bereavement, Military, Family Medical, Maternity, Sick Leave, Sick Leave Bank, Flexible Benefits. Insurance is available including Health, Dental, Life, and Vision. Professional privilege taxes and malpractice insurance is paid for by the RMHI.

Tennessee has no state income tax. The city location has won prestigious " Best Town Ever " award twice since 2011. With close proximity to some of the nation's best venues for rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, whitewater rafting and more, the city location is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. For a leisurely stroll or bike ride adjacent to beautiful downtown, don't miss the 13-mile Riverwalk that runs along the Tennessee River. On top of all that, the city offers a thriving restaurant and art scene, strong neighborhoods, rich history, and world-class private schools.

Facility Overview and Requirements

The Mental Health Institute is Tennessee a hospital located in Southeast Tennessee and has been serving 52 counties in East Tennessee since 1961. Hospitalizations are on a voluntary or involuntary basis, or patients can also be referred by the court system for pre-trial evaluations. The hospital offers 2 long-term care units, 4 short-term care units, and therapeutic treatment units for a total of 150 beds.

The facility offers a culturally diverse setting, with excellent benefits. Our Physician Psychiatrists practice as part of an interdisciplinary treatment team that makes a difference and provides top-notch, quality clinical care with minimal administrative requirements.

Catapult Healthcare is a comprehensive national staffing agency and placement firm specializing in both locum tenens physician and advanced practitioners (NP / PA), in addition to travel nursing and allied clinical service professionals. We offer both short and long term contract and permanent placement assignments nationwide.

Nora Anderson

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