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Join Harborview Medical Center's Psychiatric Emergency Services as ARNP - Nurse Practitioner; or PA-C - Physician Assistant ("Healthcare Specialist". We have a per diem variable shift position available.
The ARNP/PA-C (Health Care Specialist) in the Psychiatric Emergency Services Unit is a person who, under the general supervision of attending psychiatrists, can examine, diagnose and treat emergent/urgent/acute psychiatric problems for patients admitted to the PES unit. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, collecting and recording health histories, performing physical examinations, initiating diagnostic procedures, managing emergent/urgent/acute health problems including alcohol and drug withdrawal, and documenting care. This person must also be able to perform a complete psychosocial assessment and collaborate with the PES treatment team in all phases of assessment, planning and treatment. Must be able to assist in emergency behavioral health events and procedures.
As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD, Center for Advanced Reconstruction and Rehabilitation (CARER), and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Licensure as a Physician Assistant, (PA-C) in the state of Washington with psychiatric experience or as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) with specialty areas in either Adult or Family Practice.
Licensure as either an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) in the State of Washington or a Physician's Assistant (PA-C) in the State of Washington.
Candidates must be eligible to receive hospital staff appointments for adjunct staff membership by the organized medical staff of the hospital under Medical Staff By-Laws for Hospital-based positions.
Dual certification as a psychiatric nurse practitioner and a primary care certification is preferred.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.