Acute Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - 35 mins from Albuquerque - Las Cruces, NM

  • Universal Health Services, Inc (Uhs)
  • Las Cruces, NM, USA
  • Dec 07, 2018
Full time Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Mesilla Valley Hospital is a 120-bed free-standing psychiatric hospital. We offer diverse inpatient, residential and partial hospital programs for adolescents, adults, and seniors. Our programs treat individuals with psychiatric, detox and substance use issues in a safe and respectful multidisciplinary treatment setting. We are fully-accredited by The Joint Commission, New Mexico Children Youth & Families Department (NMCYFD) and are TRICARE®-certified. Mesilla Valley Hospital is owned and operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) The MVH website is We are currently seeking to add a like-minded, quality-focused Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/APP/ARNP (PMHNP certification required) to our recently-formed Geriatric services team, at Mesilla Valley Hospital. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of building a team, developing our service offerings, and providing care to the local community! Mesilla Valley Hospital - Las Cruces, NM • Located 35 minutes north of Albuquerque; • Second largest city in New Mexico - population 100,000; • 120 total beds • 12 dedicated geriatric beds; • Provide inpatient, acute psychiatric care to older adult/geriatric patients; • Perform initial psychiatric evaluations, follow up visits/daily rounding on assigned book of patients, intake/discharge procedures; and • Participate in interdisciplinary team meetings and treatment planning meetings, as required Details: • Full time, employed position; • Competitive base salary; • Robust benefits package includes: Medical, dental, vision, 401k w/ company match, malpractice w/ tail coverage, stock purchase plan, CME allowance, paid-time off, etc; • Monday-Friday, day schedule; and • Minimal call/weekends required (one weekday per calendar week, one weekend per month) Requirements: • Active New Mexico Nurse Practitioner license in good standing or ability to obtain one; • Successful completion of an accredited Nurse Practitioner education training program; and • Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Feel free to reach out to me for additional details!

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