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Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health Job
Job Number: LPG17158
Job Title: Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner
Department: Behavioral Health - 8053538
Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - Newport
Location: Newport, RI
Graduate from a Nurse Practitioner program with MS degree. Certified by the American Nurses Association (ANA) or by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) to practice in the expanded role. License must include prescriptive privileges. Completion of a course in American Heart Association Basic Life Support/Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
Successful completion of supervised three month clinical internship or equivalent in clinically intensive atmosphere (hospital) preferably in the area of Internal Medicine.
Must have patient care services, procedures and privileges approved by the sponsoring physician.
Under general supervision of the Hospital Attending Physician, in collaboration with clinical nursing staff, is responsible for evaluation of, and development of treatment plans for the inpatients. Assists in the care and management of medical patients to include, but not limited to, admission history and physical, ongoing assessment and intervention, coordination or inpatient, and discharge planning. All essential functions performed in this position reflect the age specific needs of the patient. Fosters patient and family centered care and nursing services with Lifespan’s mission, vision, values with consideration of the life span, including all development stages as well as cultural patterns.