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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

We Are Hiring

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant needed to join the team at Ascension Via Christi Manhattan Behavioral Health Clinic located in Manhattan, Kansas

Why Join Ascension?

Why Join Ascension Medical Group Via Christi

  • Largest multi-specialty group practice in Kansas including locations in Manhattan, Pittsburg, Wamego and Wichita

  • More than 300 providers in 40 specialties providing mission-minded care for all

  • Academic affiliation with the University of Kansas School of Medicine and sponsorship of 6 residency and 2 fellowship programs

About Manhattan

  • Great suburban community for families and singles alike

  • Excellent amenities include airport, award-winning schools, affordable housing, and a diverse economic base

  • Set amongst the beautiful Flint Hills with plenty of outdoor recreational facilities, sporting complexes, parks and nationally ranked Colbert Hills Golf Course

  • Home to the Kansas State University

About Ascension Medical Group

When you join Ascension Medical Group (AMG), you are entering a community where physician and advanced practice provider engagement and experience is recognized as a key driver of delivering excellent patient care.

With 1,900 sites of care and 7,000 providers strong, AMG is one of the largest healthcare provider networks in the United States. Physicians and advanced practice providers benefit from a collaborative approach to care, significant professional opportunities, career advancement, training and competitive wages.

 

What You Will Do

As an PMHNP or PA with Ascension Via Christi Manhattan Behavioral Health, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with a Psychiatrist to provide for the expansion of individualized pyschiatric healthcare services by diagnosing and treating certain acute or chronic mental health conditions. 
 

Responsibilities:

  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s) for Physician Assistants:
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 45 days of hire date or job transfer date. 
    • Licensed Physician Assistant credentialed from the Kansas Board of Healing Arts obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Board Certification obtained from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
       
  • Required Credentials for Nurse Practitioners:
    • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained within 45 days of hire date or job transfer date.
    • Licensed APRN credentialed from the Kansas Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Board Certification obtained from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) prior to hire date or job transfer date.

Education:

  • PA: Graduate of accredited Physician Assistant program
    • Master's degree preferred
  • NP: Master's degree of Nursing required 

Work Experience:

  • 1 year beahvioral health experience strongly prefered

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.
 
Please see the link below for more information.
 
 
EEO is the Law Poster Supplement
 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

Ascension Health - VIA Christi participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Job ID: 260316
Category: Nursing
Ministry: Ascension Via Christi, KS
Location: Manhattan, KS

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