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APP - Psychiatry

Nebraska Medicine Omaha, NE

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First Shift (United States of America)

APP - Psychiatry

Poynter Hall

Position Highlights:

Nebraska Medicine is now taking applications for a talented individual to join us as an APP in Psychiatry. The APP in this role will train and work alongside staff supporting a varied patient population with complex needs. APP applicants that have completed a rotation within the clinic or have their Psychiatry CAQ and/or have experience with APP Psychiatry will be given priority, but all qualified APP applicants are welcome to apply.

If you have questions about applying for the APP - Specialty Care - Psychiatry role you can contact the recruiter, Kory Kidd, at


  • Full Time position either 1.0FTE, working 40 hours per week

  • Benefits Eligible

  • Monday - Friday, 8am - 5pm

Why Nebraska Medicine: Our shared values reflect who we are and why we're here and include, Innovation, Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability, Courage, and Healing.

  • Competitive Benefits including retirement match contribution, Flex Time, tuition reimbursement.

  • Lead the world in transforming lives to create a healthy future for all individuals and communities through premier educational programs, innovative research, and extraordinary patient care.

  • Forbes Magazine recognizes us in their list of America's Top Employers and the Best Employer in Nebraska.

Duties: APP - Psychiatry

Provide comprehensive care to individuals with various DSM-5 psychiatric conditions in an outpatient and/or inpatient setting for medical patients. Diagnose medical conditions, plan and implement interventions, and evaluate patient responses in collaboration with a designated supervising physician. Perform and assist with diagnostic and therapeutic medical and/or surgical procedures. . Examine and diagnose patients, develop treatment plans, manage psychotropic medications, collaborate with other medical providers, perform testing and administrative support functions as needed.

Required Qualifications: APP - Psychiatry

Nurse Practitioner
* Master's degree in nursing from an accredited school/college of nursing required.

* Minimum of two years RN experience or equivalent combination of RN and nurse practitioner experience combined (two years of RN experience equals one year of APRN experience) required.

* Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nebraska or current compact state required.
* Currently licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Practitioner (APRN) required.

* Appropriate certification required based on position, department and population served: Adult Gerontology Primary Care (AGPCNP-BC), Adult (ANP-BC) or Family (FNP-BC) certification required.

Physician Assistant

* Master's degree from an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant program OR bachelor's degree with ten years of current active Physician Assistant experience and approval from the Director of the Office of Advanced Practice OR if bachelor's degree with less than ten years current active experience sign a written agreement consenting to obtain a Master's degree from an ARC-PA approved Physician Assistant program within three years from date of transfer or hire and approval from the Director of the Office of Advanced Practice required.
* Ability to maintain Continuing Medical Education (CME) hours to meet State of Nebraska and NCCPA Certification by the National Commission of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) [Or if new graduate, eligible for certification and certification completed prior to beginning to provide care] required.

* Currently licensed as a Physician Assistant in the State of Nebraska (or eligible for license prior to beginning to provide care) required.

Both Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant

* Ability to function with autonomy and able to make independent decisions while functioning as part of a comprehensive team required.
* Ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written forms required.
* Ability to provide critical thinking and analytical skills required.
* Efficient use of information systems, data processing systems, telecommunication devices, office equipment, and audiovisual teaching/education resources required.
* Ability to comprehend and follow policy, procedure, guidelines and protocols required.
* Flexibility and dedication to team involvement and supporting organizational goals required.

* Familiar with patient care equipment as appropriate to specialty area required.

* Knowledge of health care policy and societal factors affecting the delivery of care required.

* Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) licensure required.
* Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required, must be from an American Heart Association endorsed program upon first renewal.

* Possess waiver for prescribing Buprenorphine upon hire for inpatient and emergency departments required.

Preferred Qualifications: APP - Psychiatry

Nurse Practitioner

* Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) certification preferred.

Physician Assistant
* Prior experience working in a related health care field as a Physician Assistant preferred.

Nebraska Medicine is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and protected veterans' status.

Date Posted June 7, 2024
Date Closes June 22, 2024
Requisition REQ-24247
Address Poynter Hall
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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