Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric
Agency Name: Integrated Services of Kalamazoo
Agency Contact: Andrea Bedard
- Position Type: Full Time
- Job Type: Permanent
- County: Kalamazoo
- Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience per Year
- Send applications to: www.iskzoo.org/careers
- Please include your resume when applying.
Do you have a passion for improving the health of individuals receiving behavioral health services? Would you like to be a valuable member of a diversity driven, mission-minded team that impacts our community? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to work as a Nurse Practitioner!
What You Will Be Doing
Working up to full-time (8-40 hrs/wk) as a Nurse Practitioner in our outpatient psychiatric clinic, you will be part of an integrated team of clinicians providing services for individuals. We’re seeking a dynamic Nurse Practitioner to join our Psychiatric Services staff who has experience working with individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. The successful candidate will perform psychiatric assessments, diagnosis, and treatment to individuals in need of specialty psychiatric services. The NP is also responsible for conducting emergency mental health evaluations to assess an individual’s immediate needs to assure their safety in addition to preparing treatment plans, coordinating/communicating clinical decision-making with input from individuals served and other providers (e.g., case managers, PCPs) to ensure care is provided in a recovery-oriented, integrated fashion. The successful candidate will lead in education and awareness-building among staff throughout the agency on evidence-based and emerging practices with areas of specialization.
This position provides for great work/life balance! Primary hours are Monday – Friday. No holidays or weekends!
What We Require
A Master’s Degree and two years of progressively responsible experience in psychiatric health with children and/or adults are required. Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, database management, and e-mail are necessary; experience with using an electronic medical record is preferred. Required licenses: Valid State of Michigan license as a Certified Nurse Practitioner, and a valid Michigan Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.
The ideal candidate must have effective communication skills and the ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Why Work For ISK
Because we make a difference in the lives of the individuals we serve in the Kalamazoo community every day. You will have the opportunity to work with amazing co-workers in an environment that values diversity, inclusion, work/life balance and encourages ongoing education for professional development.
We also offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, with some of the best retirement plans in southwest Michigan. You will also enjoy 12 paid holidays, up to 30 days of PTO and the opportunity to earn additional PTO hours for participating in our wellness program! Kalamazoo is the home of the Kalamazoo Promise!
Who We Are
Integrated Services of Kalamazoo (ISK) has been delivering quality services and programs to improve the lives of those we serve for over 30 years. ISK works with youth, families, and adults with mental illnesses, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and substance use disorders to help them succeed. We provide welcoming and diverse community partnerships which collaborate and share resources to support individuals and families to be successful and achieve their goals in a trauma-informed environment.
Come Join Us!
Individuals of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds along with bilingual candidates are invited to apply. ISK is an equal opportunity employer that encourages diversity and inclusion among its workforce. ISK fomenta la diversidad y la inclusión.
We look forward to meeting you!
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:
Physical Efforts – Job demands include prolonged sitting and standing as appropriate. May occasionally require light lifting up to 25 pounds, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or bending as appropriate. Requires coordination of hands and/or eye/hand/foot.
Working Conditions – Office environment with noise from computers, copy machine, and telephones. Use of computer screen for periods in excess of 30 minutes at a time. Possible eyestrain from extended periods of viewing computer screen. May be exposed to bloodborne pathogens, infectious diseases, and parasites. Travel throughout the Kalamazoo area is required.