Duke University and Duke University Health System require all students, faculty and staff to receive the COVID-19 and influenza vaccines. After you have officially accepted a position at Duke, you may request a religious or medical accommodation.Emergency Behavorial Health Services APP / Nurse Pracitioner or Physician
Assistant -/ Full Time
Requisition Number: 236106
Regular or Temporary: Regular
Durham, NC, US, 27710
Personnel Area: DUKE HOSPITAL
Date: Aug 23, 2023
Duke University Hospital
Duke University Hospital is consistently rated as one of the best in the United States and is known around the world for its outstanding care and groundbreaking research. Duke University Hospital has 1,048 licensed inpatient beds and offers comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic facilities, including a regional emergency/trauma center; a major surgery suite containing 65 operating rooms; an endo-surgery center; a separate hospital outpatient surgical department with nine operating rooms and an extensive diagnostic and interventional radiology area. For 2021-2022, U.S. News and World Report ranked Duke University Hospital nationally in 11 adult specialties: cancer, cardiology & heart surgery, diabetes & endocrinology, ear, nose & throat, gastroenterology & GI surgery, gynecology, neurology & neurosurgery, ophthalmology, orthopedics, pulmonology & lung surgery, and urology. Duke University Hospital is also ranked first in North Carolina and first in the Raleigh-Durham area.
In addition to its hospitals, Duke Health has an extensive, geographically dispersed network of outpatient facilities that include primary care offices, urgent care centers, multi-specialty clinics and outpatient surgery centers.
Emergency Behavioral health SERVICES Advanced Practice Provider (APP)
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant
Job Location: Duke University Hospital Emergency Room
The Emergency Behavioral Health Services Advanced Practice Provider (APP) provides direct patient care services and performs medical acts as either a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) under the supervision of the supervisory physician to patients requiring psychiatric evaluation and management in the Emergency Departments at Duke University Hospital and Duke Regional Hospital. The APP performs physical and mental health exams, collects and documents data, conducts diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, orders and schedules laboratory studies and professional consultations, prescribes appropriate interventions and medications, and provides direct patient care services. The APP contributes to excellence in patient care, research, and teaching, as well as provides leadership in the organization.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Research Utilization and Investigation:
Professional Leadership and Development :
Job Eligibility Requirements
NP: Graduate of MSN or DNP Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program
PA: Graduate of ARC accredited Master's Degree or DSc Physician Assistant program
NP: Current unrestricted RN license issued by or recognized by NCBON with approval to practice as an NP.
PA: Current unrestricted medical license issued by the NCMB with approval to practice as PA.
NP: Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - PMHNP
PA: PA-C, with added qualifications (CAQ) in Psychiatry, is preferred.
One (1) year experience as an NP/PA in a psychiatric capacity is strongly preferred.
Physical and mental requirements :
Able to clearly articulate the scope of practice, and practices within those guidelines as a Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant in the state of North Carolina and within the Duke University Health System.
Able to independently seek out resources and work collaboratively to solve complex problems
Able to communicate clearly with patients, families, visitors, healthcare teams, physicians, administrators, leadership, and others.
Able to use sensory and cognitive functions to process and prioritize information, and perform health assessments, treatment, and follow-up.
Able to use fine motor skills
Able to record activities, document assessments & interventions; prepare reports and presentations;
Able to navigate the Hospitals and DUHS to provide clinical expertise to specific patient populations
Able to withstand prolonged standing and walking with the ability to move or lift at least fifty pounds
Night shift 7p-7a at Duke University Hospital ED. 14-shifts per month is considered FULL-TIME.
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