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ARNP - Behavioral Health (FT/PT), Seattle and Tacoma, WA

Kaiser Permanente of Washington

Nurse Practitioner

Seattle and Tacoma, WA

September 19, 2017

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We think you should feel good about where you work. If you want a career where you're excited about doing something that helps people and serves the greater good, this could be the right place for you. We're changing the future of health care. Our Behavioral Health Services teams is searching for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join and contribute to their integrated care delivery services.

About Behavioral Health Services

We offer mental health services. We focus on the problems patients are currently having and help find ways to cope and to enact solutions. Our providers are trained and experienced in a variety of different areas working with primary care physicians and other specialty providers to coordinate and integrate patient care. Providers on our team include: Mental health therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners & registered nurses.

Behavioral Health Services provides the following types of behavioral health care:

  • Assessment and evaluation
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Substance abuse (chemical dependency) counseling through our network
  • Medication evaluation and management
  • Psychological testing

Service levels include:

  • Outpatient treatment (in a clinic setting)
  • Partial and full hospitalization (inpatient care)
  • Detoxification (outpatient and inpatient)

As a Nurse Practitioner on this team you will provide care to a wide range of Behavioral Health patients assigned to your caseload. The ARNP is an integral member of an interdisciplinary team and has authority to prescribe medications, order tests, create Psychiatric assessment evaluations and maintain treatment plans. In this role you will use evidence-based practices to monitor clients' progress in care. You will participate in using Lean standard work processes to enhance quality clinical care initiatives within your practice. You will monitor and manage your caseload.

The ideal Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner candidate will be a licensed Clinical Nurse Specialist in Mental Health & Psychiatric Nursing with a minimum of two years post Master's experience working with child/adolescent and/or adult populations within Inpatient and/or Outpatient settings. This ARNP will need to be flexible and willing to help others in this interdisciplinary team environment working with therapists, psychiatrists, psychologists and RNs.

If you're ready to take your Psychiatric NP experience to the next level by joining a top notch Behavioral Health team, please apply to this wonderful opportunity!

For more information detailing the innovative work and amazing achievements our nursing teams accomplish through their dedicated focus in providing the highest levels of quality patient care, please visit https://www1.ghc.org/html/public/nursing.



Minimum Education Requirements

A Masters Degree in nursing.


Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements

Intermediate skills in communication, problem-solving, leadership and decision-making.


Minimum Experience Requirements

1 year of previous Nurse Practitioner experience.


Minimum License/Certifications Requirements

At time of hire:

  • Current Washington State RN license
  • Eligibility for Washington State ARNP license.
  • National certification in primary or specialty field.

Preferred License/Certifications

Within six months of hire: ability and eligibility to obtain Prescriptive Authority.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.

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