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Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner- ED

Center Personal Health 619156 Full Time 8095 Innovation Park Drive, Fairfax, VA, 22031, US
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Job Description

Inova Health's Behavioral Health Services is looking for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Family Nurse Practitioner to support our growing programs in the Northern Virginia community with expansion of Behavioral Health in our Emergency Medicine departments.

Job Overview

Provides safe and effective care to ambulatory patients under the supervision of a collaborating physician. Utilizes independent judgment in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, and provision of ongoing care to ambulatory patients that is in accordance with nurse practitioner licensure regulations for the Commonwealth of Virginia and delineated in the written Scope of Practice/Protocol for Nurse Practitioner.

Teamwork/Coordination of Care: Demonstrates ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively with others. Exhibits respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines and uses an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes. Evidence-Based

Practice/Learning: Uses evidence-based standards, guidelines, and protocols to the delivery of patient care. Incorporates new information and approaches, when appropriate, to continuously improve patient care and practice.

Professionalism / Professional Development: Ensures ongoing growth and development of clinical skills and knowledge by assuming responsibility for lifelong learning. Provides direction and guidance to others regarding practice, also serves as a resource and mentor. Demonstrates leadership skills through participation in program development.

Experience

  • Minimum 2 years as Nurse Practitioner

Licensure, Education, and Certifications

  • State License
  • Valid DEA
  • Graduate from an accredited program
  • Current BLS/ALCS/PALS
  • Board Certification or Eligible
About Inova Health:

Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 20,000+ team members provide more than two million patient visits each year through an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services and destination institutes.

Inova’s five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare.

Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,952 licensed beds.

About Northern Virginia:

Northern Virginia, locally referred to as NOVA or NoVA, comprises several counties and independent cities in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States. It is a widespread region radiating westward and southward from Washington, D.C. With 3,197,076 people according to the 2020 Census (37.04 percent of Virginia's total population), it is the most populous region of Virginia and the Washington metropolitan area.

Communities in the region form the Virginia portion of the Washington metropolitan area and the larger Washington-Baltimore metropolitan area. Northern Virginia has a significantly larger job base than either Washington or the Maryland portion of its suburbs,[5] and is the highest-income region of Virginia, having several of the highest-income counties in the nation, including 3 of the richest 10 counties by median household income according to the 2019 American Community Survey.[6]

Northern Virginia's transportation infrastructure includes major airports Ronald Reagan Washington National and Washington Dulles International, several lines of the Washington Metro subway system, the Virginia Railway Express suburban commuter rail system, transit bus services, bicycle sharing and bicycle lanes and trails, and an extensive network of Interstate highways and expressways.

Notable features of the region include the Pentagon, headquarters of the United States Department of Defense, the Central Intelligence Agency, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and the many companies which serve them and the rest of the U.S. federal government. The area's tourist attractions include various memorials, museums, and Colonial and Civil War–era sites including Arlington National CemeteryFredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military ParkManassas National Battlefield ParkMount Vernon Estate, the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the Udvar-Hazy Center of the National Air and Space MuseumUnited States Marine Corps War Memorial. Other attractions include portions of the Appalachian TrailGreat Falls ParkLoudoun Wine Country Old Town AlexandriaPrince William Forest Park, and portions of Shenandoah National Park.