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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Multnomah County Health Department

Location: Portland, OR
Full-time position
Closing Date: open until filled
Job #12059
Posted: November 22, 2017
Description:

THIS WORK MATTERS!

Multnomah County Health Department has a vision that includes you...Healthy People in Healthy Communities. Join a team that includes Portland’s most outstanding healthcare professionals!

This recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies at our Primary Care Health Centers.

Integrated Clinical Services provides quality health services for people who experience barriers to accessing care. The vision of Integrated Clinical Services is to provide services that are integrated and connected to support optimal health, reducing wait times and optimizing access.

The Health Department is seeking Full Time (.8 FTE) Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners to serve in our primary care health centers. Our Public Health Teams include primary care providers, Behavioral health consultants, nurses, and support staff. The PMHNP provides professional, comprehensive specialized psychiatric mental health advanced practice nursing services to adults with an emphasis on rapid collaboration, prevention of secondary and tertiary disease and disability, and promotion of health. In addition, the PMHNP provides psychiatric evaluations, consultations, medication management, and some psychotherapy. The PMHNP establishes a therapeutic relationship with a diverse group of patients, including refugees and low-income populations. The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner provides services within Integrated Clinical Services and they are a key building block of effective clinical services.

TO QUALIFY:

We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required. Please be clear and specific about how your background is relevant. For details about how we typically screen applications, review our overview of the selection process page.

Required Minimum Qualifications/Transferable Skills*:

  • Masters degree or equivalent in nursing from an accredited college or university;
  • Possession of a valid Nurse Practitioner certificate;
  • License to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon;
  • Ability to participate in care related to pregnancy options care; emergency contraceptive pills; and reproductive health care to adults.

*Transferable skills: Your transferable skills are any skills you have gained through education, work experience (including the military) or life experience that are relevant for this position. Be sure to describe any transferable skills on your application and clearly explain how they apply to this position.

Apply online @ https://multco.us/jobs

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