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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: Wellpath
Location: Scranton
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Compensation Range

$62.16 - $75.98 / hour

You Matter

--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

--- Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

--- Autonomy in a warm team environment

--- Growth and training

Perks and Benefits

In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

--- Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships

--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

--- Company paid life insurance

--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

How you make a difference

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner(Psych NP)providespsychiatric consultation, diagnostic, and treatment services to patients, including medication management and crisis intervention services, while adhering toestablishedpolicy and procedure and state guidelines. Theymaintaindocumentation required by state or facility guidelines todemonstratecompliance with supervision requirements.

Key Responsibilities

Conducts comprehensive patient assessments, develops plans of care, and evaluates effectiveness of interventions, including medication management and crisis intervention services.

Maintains thorough documentation in compliance with organization policies and procedures, state guidelines, and best practices, including medication education, seclusion/restraint use, infection control, and risk management.

Provides individualized care sensitive to the age and developmental needs of eachpatient, andparticipates in on-call schedules and mandatory committees as required.

Adheres toestablishedformularies for therapeutic regimens andutilizesestablished procedures for admission, transfer, and specialty consultant referrals.

Assumes responsibility and accountability for individual judgments and actions, while supporting standards of psychiatric care andprovidinginput into committees and meetings asrequested.

Qualifications & Requirements


Graduation from an accredited nurse practitioner program.


Two (2) years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner. Psychiatric experience preferred and/or experience in a residential healthcare institution.


Certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in the state of practice highly desired.

MustmaintainCPR certification, and any other certifications (such as First Aid) required by contract.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.

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Requisition 24-161739

Location PA, Scranton

Facility PA Lackawanna Cty Prison

Type Part-Time

Shift Day 10 hour

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Amanda Cermanski

Recruiter : Email

Keywords: Wellpath, Scranton , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Accounting, Auditing , Scranton, Pennsylvania

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