Nurse Practitioner - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States


Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, provides assessment and treatment to patients in the emergency room; conducts physical exams; completes health history summary; documents patients’ progress; assists with patient care managment.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Knolwedge of healthcare procedures
Counseling/advising skills
Decision making and problem solving skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s Degree in nursing; Missouri RN license; certification as an Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from an accredited training program; and a minimum of 3 years experience in in a psychiatric setting.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assists with patient care management; provide initial assessment to ER patients requiring mental health evaluations and manages disposition of patients.

Completes comprehensive health history summary and physical examinations; responsible for clinical resumes and discharged patients.

Provides crisis intervention and referral for psychiatric hospitalization; may provide pharmalogical therapeutic intervention as necessary.

Assists with pre-operative care for patients.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Psychiatry
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Medical Center Staff
  • Counseling
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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