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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner MNPS Bransford Clinic

Company: Vanderbilt Health
Location: Nashville
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:


The specialty nurse practitioner (NP) in the ambulatory care setting works in collaboration with a multidisciplinary health care team. The specialty NP is generally service/physician aligned, managing a distinct patient population in the outpatient setting. The NP functioning primarily in a clinic setting may be required to perform some coordination of inpatient care and facilitate discharges/outpatient follow up. The specialty clinic NP has a strong foundation in evidenced based practice/education and is responsible for ensuring adherence to clinical pathways/protocols and ensures an environment of safe quality care. The NP demonstrates an advanced level of medical and nursing knowledge, clinical/technical competence, sound clinical judgment, professional communication skills, timely and compliant documentation, and responsible for professional development and competency validation.

Position Shift:

  • 10 hour shifts (off day will be Wednesday or Thursday)
  • Patients are mostly seen via telehealth. NP will come in to see patients in-person when needed/requested (higher acuity cases, etc.)

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    Discover Vanderbilt University Medical Center:

    Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community of individuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing the world. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledge expanded, and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity - of culture, thinking, learning and leading - is sought and celebrated. It is a place where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves, take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enough yesterday. Vanderbilt's mission is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.

    Our Nursing Philosophy:

    We believe highly skilled and specialized nursing care is essential to Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mission of quality in patient care, education and research. We believe nursing is an applied art and science focused on helping people, families and communities reach excellent health and well-being.

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      Position Qualifications:
      • Master's Degree (or equivalent experience)
      • 12 months of nursing experience preferred.
      • Advanced practice nursing in the ambulatory or acute care setting desirable.

        Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):

        • Registered Nurse Required

          Additional Qualification Information:

          • Prefer National Specialty Board Certification, TN APN certificate/certificate of fitness to prescribe, Eligible for DEA

            Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:


            • Occasional: Sitting: Remaining in seated position
            • Occasional: Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
            • Occasional: Walking: Moving about on foot.
            • Occasional: Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
            • Occasional: Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
            • Occasional: Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
            • Occasional: Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
            • Occasional: Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.


              • Occasional: Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
              • Frequent: Noise: May include exposure to occupational noise levels which equal or exceed an 8-hr time-weighted average of 85 decibels, requiring enrollment in VUMC's Hearing Conservation Program which includes training, use of hearing protection, and periodic audiometry.
              • Continuous: Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.

Keywords: Vanderbilt Health, Nashville , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner MNPS Bransford Clinic, Healthcare , Nashville, Tennessee

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