Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Psychiatric Services

Hennepin County Medical Center Minneapolis , MN 55415

Posted 2 months ago


Hennepin Healthcare seeks a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work nights in Acute Psychiatric Services (APS).

Position is eligible for 17% Shift Differential and $10,000 signing bonus.


  • Perform initial and ongoing assessment of psychiatric and medical needs of clients presenting to APS

  • Provide relevant patient and family education

  • Assess clients for release of transportation holds

  • Assess clients for hospitalization need, if appropriate, place on 72-hour


  • Order restraints and seclusions, if needed

  • Provide psychiatric consultation services to patients housed elsewhere in the


  • Formulate appropriate differential diagnoses based on history and physical


  • Perform face-to-face assessments of clients in restraints or seclusion

  • Medication management of both medical issues and psychiatric emergencies

  • Perform physician exams on clients prior to transfer to other hospitals

  • Order and interpret labs and diagnostic tests, as needed


Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in nursing from an accredited program

  • Possession of valid license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Minnesota

  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Certification

  • Previous experience in Psychiatric nursing preferred

Positions at Hennepin County Medical Center are credentialed through the Office of the Medical Staff in accordance with its policies.

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Acute Psychiatric Services

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