Job ID: 129692
Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant
West Chester, PA, United States
Apr 20, 2022
DescriptionPenn 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.
Chester County Hospital Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
The Chester County Hospital, part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, seeks candidates for a .9 clinical position providing Psychiatry NP coverage in the Emergency Department and general medical/surgical/obstetrical inpatient units at a 300-bed community hospital in West Chester, PA. This position will include 3 12 hour shifts (7a- 7p) with the following required days: Sunday , Monday, and Wednesday/Thursday (could be one or the other).
Clinical responsibilities include initial and follow-up psychiatry consults in the emergency department and inpatient medical and surgical units. No outpatient / ambulatory responsibilities.
These clinical duties will include direction of patient care; supervision of the establishment of diagnosis; development and implementation of treatment recommendations; documentation of treatment services; collaboration with consult liaison nurse practitioners, establishment of disposition decision recommendations, collaboration with social workers to support appropriate placement, and collaboration with pharmacy and attending physicians or other specialists to optimize pharmacologic treatments in patients with psychiatric and medical comorbidities.
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