Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

An accredited acute-care hospital located South of Chicago is currently searching for a Nurse Practitioner of Behavioral and Mental Health to join their award winning clinical team.

This esteemed Magnet Accredited acute-care facility is home to over 300-beds and has been proudly serving the community for the past 50+ years. As an accredited Trauma Center, this hospital has been certified as a level II Trauma center and level II Pediatric Trauma Center. This respected hospital center provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care and is nationally recognized for programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. The hospital is well known for putting the needs of its patients and staff above nearly all else - operating on the concept that if we take care of our staff, they will want to take care of our patients and give them exceptional care, making it a great place to start, or to continue your career!

The Nurse Practitioner of Behavioral and Mental Health will work within a psychiatric department that is accustomed to utilizing a team approach when caring for every kind of patient. The Nurse Practitioner of Behavioral and Mental Health will be expected to provide clinical psychiatric evaluation, treatment, and appropriate transition of patients within the behavioral and mental health service line. The Nurse Practitioner of Behavioral and Mental Health will work primarily in the hospital’s Emergency Department, Psychiatric Emergency Department, the inpatient Psychiatry unit, and many other ancillary departments throughout the hospital.

The Nurse Practitioner of Behavioral and Mental Health will act as a true resource within the psychiatric service line. The Nurse Practitioner of Behavioral and Mental Health will be expected to scribe patient medical and psychiatric histories, utilize adequate diagnostic techniques, prepare and administer psychiatric assessments. The Nurse Practitioner of Behavioral and Mental Health will work under the Unit Chief and will be responsible for providing education, instruction, and counseling as needed.

This hospital is located in an ideal location for any healthcare professional who is interested in living in a smaller the city, while still being close to the greater Chicago area. The area itself offers an urban suburban mix feel where there are many bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks to explore. The area is known to provide A+ nightlife and diversity.

This respectable healthcare facility is prepared to offer a competitive salary including a suitable benefit package. Apply today and learn why this reputable healthcare system is quickly becoming one of the most desirable work environments in the country!