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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (B072) at Lane County

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (B072)

Lane County Eugene, OR Full-Time
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About the Position

This position provides outpatient psychiatric care within a community mental health system. Duties include psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, and development and implementation of treatment plans for patients with a wide variety of psychiatric conditions, including severe and persistent mental illness. Treatment typically involves medication management and use of appropriate laboratory testing. Care is provided in a team-based model with allied providers including therapists, case managers, and peer support specialists, and in consultation with primary care and with patients’ families and supports.

About the Division
Lane County Behavioral Health provides services to more than 1,200 individuals with behavioral health conditions.  We work with community partners to provide a continuum of care from prevention through treatment and aftercare in an environment that promotes a culture of resilience and recovery.

To perform specialized clinician and counseling duties related to patient care in clinics; and to perform related duties as assigned.

Lane County Behavioral Health is a participant in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program. 

Schedule: Monday – Friday; 8:00am – 5:00pm

*This is an AFSCME Nurses represented position*

Lane County Behavioral Health is a participant in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment Program.

Lane County Health & Human Services is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care.  As an organization, we recognize that many of the people we serve have experienced trauma, either currently, recently or in their past.  Our agency is dedicated to incorporating an understanding of trauma, both with our clients and with each other.  Our employees receive ongoing training to develop or deepen their understanding of trauma and its impacts.

In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.

The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

Training:
Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university, and completion of a Nurse Practitioner program specific to the expanded specialty of Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).

The scope of practice of a Nurse Practitioner is incorporated into nine different specialty categories which include: Adult Nurse Practitioner (ANP); Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM); College Health Nurse Practitioner (CHNP); Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP); Geriatric Nurse Practitioner (GNP); Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (NNP); Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP); Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP); and Women's Health Care Nurse Practitioner (WHCNP).

Experience:
One year of responsible nurse practitioner experience.

An equivalent combination of experience and training that will demonstrate the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

Special Requirements:
The following are required at the time of hire:
• State of Oregon Registered Nurse license
• Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)
• National Certification by a nationally recognized board
• National Provider Identifier (NPI)
• Current BLS/CPR
• Diploma
• Transcripts
• CV or Resume
• Oregon Driver's License

Some positions may also require, at the time of appointment:

Certificate granting full prescription authority

Drug Enforcement Agency Certificate

Certification from a recognized national certification body.

Basic Life Saving Skills CPR/AID.

Notes:
This position is subject to a full criminal offender information record check. If fingerprinting is required, the fee is paid for by the successful candidate and the expense is non-reimbursable.  
 
Offers of employment are contingent upon consenting to and successfully passing a drug screening test; negative results are reimbursable.

Please note that as part of the screening process Lane County will verify license and certification status.
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Classification
Equal Employment Opportunity
Lane County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion as essential elements that create and foster a welcoming workplace.  All qualified persons will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, political affiliation, disability or any other factor unrelated to the essential functions of the job.
 
If you wish to identify yourself as a qualified person with a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Amendment Act and would like to request an accommodation, you may request an accommodation during the online application process, or request an accommodation by contacting the Department of Human Resources prior to the recruitment close date at 541-682-3124.
 
Trauma Informed Care Statement
Lane County Health & Human Services is committed to providing Trauma Informed Care.  As an organization, we recognize that many of the people we serve have experienced trauma, either currently, recently or in their past.  Our agency is dedicated to incorporating an understanding of trauma, both with our clients and with each other.  Our employees receive ongoing training to develop or deepen their understanding of trauma and its impacts.
 
Veterans' Preference 
Under Oregon law, armed forces veterans may be eligible for preference in employment or promotion, if you think you qualify please submit a copy of your DD214 or 215 (long form / Member Copy-4) that reflects your honorable separation status, and if disabled, a public employment preference letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. These documents must be electronically attached to your online job application, at the time of submittal, to receive preference. If we do not receive the necessary information as described, we will NOT be able to grant you veteran points/preference you request.
 
Tobacco Free Campus Policy 
The Board of County Commissioners wants to help Lane County be the healthiest county in the state. Effective October 1, 2018, any tobacco use, including vaping devices, will not be allowed inside or on the grounds of properties owned or occupied by Lane County including: All outdoor areas, parking lots, County vehicles, and personal vehicles while on County property.
 
Strategic Plan
In alignment with Lane County's Strategic Plan, incumbent(s) will be expected to demonstrate the following core behaviors: Passion to Serve, Driven to Connect, and Focused on Solutions.

The 2018-2021 Strategic Plan focuses on the areas that Lane County will pursue as a way to deliver on our vision for the residents of Lane County. To meet these challenges, we know that the basis of our efforts lies in leveraging our people and partnerships to achieve our Strategic Priorities. We also recognize that the quality and commitment of our staff is essential to a shared future where Lane County is the best place in which to live, work, and play.

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