• Nurse Practitioner Mental Health

    Company: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Location: Johnson City, TN

    Date Posted: February 13, 2014

    Duties may change based on needs of ACOS for Mental Health. We are looking for nurse practitioners to work primarily within our outpatient Mental Health Clinic. The JHQVAMC outpatient clinic staff are a vibrant group of practitioners from multiple disciplines to include psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, social workers, psychologists and trainees. The successful candidate would be expected to: Perform mental health examinations on patients in order to assess their mental health status, diagnose existing mental health problems, implement preventive medicine measures for psychiatric disorders * Perform routine mental health screening exams on outpatient veterans with urgent needs, * Refer patients to the emergency room setting when necessary * Refer eligible patients requiring further...

    from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs