Salary $72,196.87 - $151,222.59 AnnuallyLocation South MinneapolisJob TypeFull-timeDepartmentHuman Services and Public HealthJob Number23HSPHA75KC014Closing2/14/2023 11:59 PM Central
The Public Health and Clinical Services division of Human Services Public Health is seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. This position is responsible for providing psychiatric care at the Mental Health Center’s satellite location embedded in the Hennepin County Behavioral Health Center (BHC) at 1800 Chicago Ave. This Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will provide initial and bridging psychiatric evaluation and treatment services for adults experiencing mental health and substance use disorder symptoms or concerns. In this role, you will operate within the MHC’s multidisciplinary team-based approach to care and coordinate with other staff and partners, ensuring that persons served receive appropriate referral and linkage for ongoing services. The Mental Health Center (MHC) is a state-licensed outpatient clinic and a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). The MHC’s team of support and provider professionals provides comprehensive outpatient mental health services to adults with serious mental illness as well as those with co-occurring substance use disorders. Additionally, the center serves children, adolescents, and families, many of whom are involved with other county programs. We’re pursuing state CCBHC certification which will allow us to further advance our goals of service excellence and the provision of personalized, coordinated, equitable care for persons we serve. We are growing; we’re expanding our team as well as our service menu.Candidates who are interested in the National Health Service Corps should know that the Mental Health Center is designated as a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA). Health care providers that help underserved communities are eligible for scholarship and loan repayment programs. Learn more about the NHSC Loan Repayment Program.Hennepin County Public Health is committed to advancing health and racial equity. We recognize racism is a public health crisis. We are committed to change, and to co-creating solutions with those impacted to support communities where everyone experiences optimal health and wellness. Diverse voices are critical to this mission. We encourage you to join us in this work!Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program.Location and hours: This position is onsite and will be performed at the Mental Health Center satellite location within the Hennepin County Behavioral Health Center at 1800 Chicago Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55404. Standard work hours are between the hours of 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. No weekend, overnight or holiday shifts are required.About this position type:This is a full-time, benefit earning position.This position is internally classified as a Nurse Practitioner.Click here to view the job classification specification.This position is subject to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Interim Final Rule on COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination. As such, it requires the job offer to be conditional based on the candidate being fully vaccinated for COVID-19. “Fully vaccinated” means 14 days after receiving the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on a full or emergency-use basis, or 14 days after receiving a single-dose vaccine approved by the FDA on a full or emergency-use basis. After a conditional job offer is made, the candidate must show proof of full vaccination prior to their start date. A COVID-19 vaccination card from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a vaccination record from your doctor’s office or a personal digital vaccination record constitutes sufficient “proof.” The candidate must also attest they are vaccinated by completing a form on the first day of employment. Reasonable accommodations to this vaccination requirement will be considered upon request by a candidate for medical or religious reasons as required by applicable law. In this position you will:
Collaborate with MHC staff nurse and BHC staff to provide psychiatric care to persons presenting for care at the BHC.
Perform assessments of patients' psychiatric, medical, physical, substance use and psychosocial status.
Perform medication evaluation and prescribe medications as indicated for psychiatric and/or substance use disorders.
Provide Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) and Medication for Opioid Use Disorders (MOUD) for persons with co-occurring psychiatric and substance use disorders.
Provide short-term medication management and follow up, including assessing effectiveness and adjusting medications for optimum effectiveness with minimal side effects.
Provide direct care, monitoring and/or referral for co-occurring physical/medical conditions; collaborate with on-site medical providers as indicated.
Provide psychiatric consultation/care coordination to other providers as needed.
Document all interactions and findings in electronic health records in a timely and accurate manner according to MHC standards and workflows.
Participate in daily and weekly meetings as part of the operational and on site staff of 1800 Chicago.
Participate in quality improvement efforts aimed at equity and disparity reduction.
Need to have:
Graduation from an accredited school of nursing.
One of the following:
Possession of a valid license as a Registered Nurse issued by the state of Minnesota and a National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner (CNP)
Possession of a valid license as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) issued by the State of Minnesota.
National certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
Nice to have:
Working as a registered nurse in adult psychiatric/mental health setting within the last five years.
Prescribing MAT and MOUD.
Working with persons from underserved, culturally diverse backgrounds.
Utilizing Epic or another similar electronic health record system.
About the department:Hennepin County Public Health’s vision is for all people who live, work and play in Hennepin County to experience optimal health grounded in health and racial equity. Our department works to improve the health of all county residents by addressing the social and environmental factors that impact their health and offering programs and services that help them to be healthy. We promote physical and mental health, prevent illness and injury associated with communicable diseases and environmental conditions, and reduce chronic diseases. About Hennepin County:Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile.Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at The Bridge (login as Guest).Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here.This posting may be used to fill current and future vacancies.