Nurse Practitioner- Mental Health
Company: Dignity Health
Location: Santa Maria
Posted on: June 10, 2021
Dignity Health's Pacific Central Coast Health Centers (PHC) is a
non-profit Community clinic organization comprised of more than 40
health centers located primarily from Ventura to Templeton,
spanning the coast. Our experienced physicians and advanced
practice providers offer a wide range of primary and specialty care
services. PHC is a part of Dignity Health Central Coast's
award-winning network of outstanding hospitals, imaging centers,
laboratories, and post-acute services.
In keeping with the Pacific Central Coast Health Centers health
care philosophy, the Nurse Practitioner is responsible for
providing direct patient care in an ambulatory setting
- Possession of a valid California License as a Registered
- Possession of a California Certificate as a Nurse
- Certificate as an Adult or Family Nurse Practitioner
- One (1) year experience as a registered Nurse on a Psychiatric
Inpatient Unit, Psychiatric Emergency Service, clinic, or Mental
- OR Possession of a valid permanent California License as a
Physician Assistant issued by the California Board of Medical
Quality Assurance and one (1) year experience as a Physician
Assistant on a Psychiatric Inpatient Unit, Psychiatric Emergency
Service, clinic, or Mental Health Center.
- Verification/Waiver: Verification of qualifying experience,
education, and/or training is required at the time of filing.
Candidates unable to do so may submit a letter requesting a waiver
of this requirement indicating the reason(s) a verification cannot
be obtained. Failure to submit verification or request for the
waiver will result in application rejection.
- Communications Candidates must possess the following abilities:
to express oneself effectively both orally and in writing; actively
listen to others for understanding of their needs and situations;
speak and write English clearly; read and understand
correspondence, memoranda and directives and effectively represent
the organization, department and its operations to management and
- Decision Making This position requires that the candidate is
able to act in a decisive manner, using good judgment; manage
diverse functions; assess problems and situations and anticipate
needs and evaluate alternatives.
- Professional Attitude It is expected that the candidate will
hold the following professional attributes: dependability: maturity
in relationships with others; self-confidence; willingness to take
initiative: commitment to the organization; and represent the
organization to other agencies staff and the public with a
courteous, helpful, accurate and business-like attitude in all
telephone, email and in personal contact.
- Minimum five years' experience in acute care facility, i.e.,
hospital; specialty training in areas of trauma/urgent care,
pediatrics, and gynecology, minor office surgical procedures.
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