Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


  • Location: Mora, MN
  • Posted: Nov 22, 2019

Job Description


Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.

Responsibilities

Req ID: 56345
Provides psychiatric services to a diverse patient population within the clinics
Provide direct clinical care in psychiatry, including brief assessments and interventions, if in a primary care setting
Develop behaviorally-focused, outcomes-based treatment plans of care that address mental health, functional impairment, and co-occurring addictive or medical disorders
Engage the patient and family to develop treatment plans that address identified goals
Provide a minimum of 36 patient contact hours per week
Champion primary care behavioral health, a model of integrated care that focuses on the full spectrum of patient health through close collaboration with multi-disciplinary primary care teams
Consult with primary care providers to assist with ongoing management of the behavioral health needs of their patients
Develop and lead staff education in psychiatric issues
Participate in relevant and ongoing professional training

Education

Master's degree in Nursing required
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) required

Qualification/Skills

Experience
Prefer at least 3-5 years of experience as a PMHNP

Skills
Ability to work as part of a physician/nurse practitioner dyad
Excellent teamworking abilities; professional image via appearance and conduct
Ability to communicate effectively with patients, staff, physicians, and the public
Advanced physical and psychosocial health assessment skills
Sound knowledge of related diagnostic and clinical therapies
Ability to teach patients, families, staff, and students; knowledge of research methodologies
Competent to function as preceptor
Able to demonstrate ability to deal with high acuity/complexity and rapidly changing situations

Licensure/Experience
Formal education as a nurse practitioner in an area consistent with the patient population served
Current Registered Nurse License for the State of Minnesota
Certification as a nurse practitioner by appropriate professional organization
Minnesota prescriptive authority and DEA licensure
ACLS certification preferred

Allina Health does not hire new grads from all academic institutions. Many proprietary on-line schools do not meet Allina Healths standards due to the minimal oversight of the students clinical experience, the high faculty/student ratio, and the lack of focus on national certification standards in the curriculum.

Work Schedule

See patients in an outpatient mental health specialty clinic as part of a multi-disciplinary team and continuum of mental health care in Allina Health.

Location/Community Information

Mora is the county seat and has an airport, civic center, golf course, and many parks. The area has trails, parks, and lakes close by, and offers sportspersons the opportunity for hunting, fishing, and hiking in the woods. Mora is also the home of the Vasaloppet, the second largest cross-country ski race in the nation.

Mora:
Located 72 miles North of Minneapolis/St. Paul. Conveniently positioned half way between Minneapolis/St. Paul and Duluth, MN. (1-1/2 hour from either cities). Located 1/2 hour from Cambridge, MN and 45 minutes from St. Cloud, MN.
Population = 3,500
Service Area = 30,250

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune

Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

Schedule Information


Hours: 40

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Allina Health

2925 Chicago Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Web: http://www.allinahealth.org

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