MHNP Behavioral Health Outpatient

  • Birmingham, AL
  • Behavioral Health Outpatient Ireland Center
  • Full-time - Day shift - Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm - M - F
  • Nursing
  • Req #: 315775
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  • Job Summary
    • The Nurse Practitioner is a registered professional nurse with advanced education, training, and experience related to a specified patient population.
  • Education
    • PNP - MSN with subspecialty in Pediatric Nursing and completion of a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program or a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program.
    • Must meet the qualifications for approval to practice as a nurse practitioner according to Section 610-X-9.09 of the “Alabama Board of Nursing Administrative Code.”
    • Must be certified to practice as a nurse practitioner by the Alabama Board of Nursing as stated in section 610-X-9.10 of the “Alabama Board of Nursing Administrative Code.”
    • Current RN Licensure in the State of Alabama.
    • PNP - Certification through PNP Certification.
    • Current BLS/PALS certification
  • Experience
    • At least 6 years of nursing experience with a minimum of 2 years in the subspecialty area preferred.
    • Previous demonstration of expert clinical, management, teaching, research, and consultation skills.
  • Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries

Additional Information

Children’s of Alabama has two Behavioral Health outpatient clinics; one location is the Ireland Center (on the campus of Children's of Alabama Hospital) and the other location is an offsite location at Patriot Park, 200 Wildwood Parkway Birmingham, AL 35209.
Our treatment team is comprised of Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Licensed Psychologists, and Licensed Therapists to provide multidisciplinary care for our patients and families.
Our outpatient clinics offer individual and family counseling for children, adolescents and their families.  Our providers work with patients and families to address and mitigate behavioral and mental health issues including, but not limited to ADHD, mood disorders, and medication management for related disorders.  We provide crisis clinic appointments for those patients assessed in the ED to be in need of urgent outpatient services, but do not meet inpatient or PHP admission criteria.  In addition, we offer bridge clinic appointments to existing patients who have missed the most recent appointment with their prescriber or who have an urgent need to see a prescriber before the next scheduled appointment.  We provide social service counseling that provides brief solution focused support to families as well.
 
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