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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Anchorage, AK

Organization: Southcentral Foundation
Category: Nurse Practitioner
Location: Anchorage, AK
Date Job Posted: June 10, 2021
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - BURT (Behavioral Urgent Response Team)

Job Category: Behavioral Health
Requisition Number: PSYCH03041

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Posted: March 10, 2021
AK Native Medical Center
Anchorage, AK, USA

Job Details


The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PNP) on the Behavioral Urgent Response Team (BURT) is responsible for providing psychiatric consult services in an inpatient setting and direct customer-owner care in an outpatient setting. This position works one week (seven days) on and one week off (seven days).

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Current Certification by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurse Credentialing Center, (NP) with added qualifications in psychiatry.
  2. Minimum two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner in a multi-disciplinary setting, with prescriptive privileges OR successful completion of a behavioral health clinical rotation within the Southcentral Foundation system or comparable medical system.
  3. Must have current valid Alaska license.
  4. Credentialing organization must be covered by requirement of the State of Alaska Board of Nursing.
  5. Must be eligible for DEA certification.
  6. Meets all requirements to obtain associate medical staff membership and required privileges of service.
  7. Basic Life Support (BLS) certification is required. ACLS, NRP, ATLS, ALSO and PALS as required for specialty.
  8. Specialized expertise in psychopharmacology.

Employee Health Requirements:

Compliance with our Employee Health procedure is a condition of SCF employment. You are required to agree that you will comply with all job-related employee health screening and immunizations prior to your first day of employment. Jobs designated as a Health Care Personnel (HCP) position, requires that you have documentation that you have completed the following immunizations prior to your first day of employment: MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella, Varicella (Chicken Pox), Hepatitis B, Influenza, and T-dap (Tetanus - Diphtheria - Pertussis).


Licenses & Certifications


  • Basic Life Support BLS
  • Nurse Practitioner

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