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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Penn Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic
  • Job ID: 92710
  • Job Category: Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
  • Specialty Area: Nurse Pract/ Phys Asst -Outpatient
  • Primary Shift: Day
  • Work Schedule: See Job Description
  • Penn Medicine Entity: Clinical Practices of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Location: Philadelphia, PA
  • Address: 3535 Market St
  • Education Required: Per Position Description
  • Experience Required: Per Position Description
  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular


Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description:
The Department of Psychiatry is looking to hire a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for their Ambulatory practice.

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner functions in all instances as a Clinician responsible for providing and overseeing the psychiatric and medical assessment and care of patients receiving service within the Penn Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic (OPC).

* Experience in the following areas is desired.

* Assessment of acute psychiatric conditions in patients.

* Treating individuals with various psychiatric conditions.

* Providing psychiatric care in a diverse setting, preferably in both hospitals and primary care practices and in the academic setting.

* Teaching techniques.

Minimum Requirements:
Graduate of an NLN-approved school of nursing. RN & CRNP licensure in the State of Pennsylvania.

Must have current CPR certification.

Mental Health certification is preferred.

Prior nursing experience in specialty is preferable.

Must qualify for prescription authority in PA.

Successfully credentialed by the University of Pennsylvania, Office of Medical Affairs prior to hire date

Additional Information:
Strong diagnostic, medical, and empathic listening skills required. Professional demeanor in a psychiatry office setting a must. Patient-focused communication skills (verbal/written) required. Organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail required. Critical thinking and multi-tasking skills required. EMR skills preferred. Computer knowledge and skills required.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.


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