Behavioral Health APN - Healthy Steps Peds

Advocate Health Care   •  

Downers Grove, IL

5 - 7 years

Posted 290 days ago

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Master Degree in Advance Practice Nursing from an accredited program. Certification in specialty. Eligible for Certification in Primary Care Mental Health or Psychiatry.Five to seven years clinical experience with at least 5 years of working with children of varying ages and 2 years' experience with behavioral health. Experience with working as part of a team and ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary team of professionals in health care settings. Experience working as a primary care provider with young children. Proficient Word, Excel and Power Point. RN and APN License in the state of IllinoisCertificate in specialty. Eligible for certification in Primary Care Mental Health or Psychiatry. Requires ability to travel throughout the state of Illinois as well as possible out of state travel. May require evening and weekend work. Provides a high degree of professional competence and demonstrates a high level of autonomy in a specialized field of nursing. Specialization in nursing practice includes in~depth graduate study of relevant theories and scientific knowledge related to a select patient population, which promotes ability to analyze and refine nursing practice and to generate clinical practice knowledge. integrate education, research, management, leadership, and consultation into clinical roles, and they function in collegial relationships with nursing peers and other professionals and individuals that influence the health environment. The scope of practice will impact patient care throughout the system and the state of Illinois. The Developmental, Behavioral, Mental Health, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner will provides training and technical assistance and assume responsibility for completing developmental and behavioral consultation to primary care providers regarding children with developmental, behavioral, and learning disorders as well as mental health concerns. Provides training and technical assistance in prevention and health promotion to multidisciplinary teams throughout Advocate and the state of Illinois by being knowledgeable, self~directed, and collaborative.Accountabilities:Evaluation, data gathering, and grant reports and proposalsResearch: Participates in research projects and promotes research by making appropriate recommendations for changes in policies, procedures, and practice.Consultant: Serves as consultant and/or resource person in Developmental Behavioral Mental Health, provides consultation to Pediatric and Family Practice Primary Care sites, Residency Programs, and assists them with referrals to community resources as needed. Provide training and technical assistance, peer consultation and support to interdisciplinary staff.Establishment and Maintenance of Nursing Care StandardsEducator: Develops and provides ongoing education programs and materials for primary care providers and other disciplines to assure availability of current information regarding patient care and maintenance/enhancement of clinical skillsPartnering and Training support for CommunityAdministration: Demonstrates administrative/leadership qualities that reflect accountability and interdependence consistent with the goals of the organization.

Job ID: 83466