NeuroBehavioral Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

NeuroBehavioral Hospitals of the Palm Beaches-South
Day 12 hour
Erika Jones
Recruiter : Email

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”




About this role

Works under the supervision of the Staff Psychiatrist or the Medical Director and in accordance with established policy and procedure as well as within the State guidelines. Maintains any documentation required by state or facility guidelines to demonstrate compliance with supervision requirements. Provides psychiatric consultation, diagnostic and treatment services to the identified patient population, including medication management and crisis intervention services.

What you bring to the table


  • Graduation from an accredited nursing school.


  • Two (2) years of experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
  • Experience in an inpatient psychiatric unit is preferred.  


  • Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the state of employment, as recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • Adult PMHNP certification.
  • Must maintain CPR certification, and any other certifications (such as First Aid) required by the hospital.

What you will do

  • Provides comprehensive psychiatric assessment, plan development, implementation of plan of care and evaluation of effectiveness of interventions with revisions as necessary.
  • Initiate, monitors, alters medications and treatments according to approved protocols. Demonstrates thorough understanding of all requirements and practice standards relating to the prescription, administration of psychotropic medications including compliance with organization policy and procedures, documentation, requirements, medication
  • Monitors psychotropic medication and initiates appropriate therapies for psychiatric conditions and changes medications according to variations in a patient’s response within established
  • Documents all relevant psychiatric patient care issues in patients’ progress notes and treatment plan all relevant psychiatric patient care issues.
  • Is familiar with the use of seclusion and restraint and alternative interventions, documentation requirements, disaster and fire procedures, infection control, risk
  • Is sensitive to cultural diversity issues, treats patients as an individual, and considers the culture of the patients when providing care and
  • Provides individualized care and treatment that is consistent with/sensitive to the age and life span developmental needs of each
  • Participates in psychiatric on-call schedule if required
  • Ensures progress note and treatment plan documentation is in the specified format, problem oriented, and corresponds to the therapeutic order and is legible
  • Ensures all documentation is dated, timed, legible, problem oriented and signed
  • Adheres to the established formulary for therapeutic regimens before using non-formulary
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for his/her individual judgments and
  • Provides input into facility mandatory committees as outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer 

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here


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