• 04-Feb-2022 to Until Filled (MST)
  • USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

All the benefits you expect-PTO, Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, 401(k) match, HSA & FSA, Company Paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

About EDCare-Denver

Are you looking to work with a high quality, collaborative team within a privately held growing eating disorder company? Are you passionate about patient recovery and looking to have strong clinical supervision & support within a multidisciplinary team? Do you want compassionate, enthusiastic and engaged co-workers? EDCare can provide this for you and more!

EDCare, established in 2001, is a privately held, Joint Commission Accredited eating disorder program with locations in Denver, Colorado Springs, Kansas City and Omaha. We offer evidence-based PHP, IOP (both adult and adolescent), and OP treatment for patients struggling with various eating disorders. EDCare Denver also specializes in eating disorders combined with our Specialty Programs: Athletic, Substance Use, Binge Eating and Trauma.

Summary of Major Functions

Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of appropriate psychotropic medications. Provides patient education regarding side-effects and efficacy. Regularly monitors prescribed medications for assigned patients. Provides treatment for eating disorders and co-occurring psychiatric disorders based on biopsychosocial theories, evidence-based standards of care, and EDCare guidelines.

More about this opportunity:

All the benefits you expect-PTO, Health, Vision, Dental, 401(k), HSA & FSA, Company Paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Vision insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $100,000.00 - $140,000.00 per year

*The estimated compensation range displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your education level, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. The final salary could be higher or lower than reflected salary ranged posted.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Psychiatric Coverage

  1. Provides knowledgeable and thorough psychiatric coverage.
  2. Interfaces effectively with clinical personnel.
  3. Is available to staff and treatment teams for questions, communications and emergencies.
  4. Provides psychiatric assessments for new admissions.
  5. Takes call on a regularly scheduled basis


  1. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of appropriate psychotropic medications.
  2. Provides patient education regarding side-effects and efficacy.
  3. Regularly monitors prescribed medications for assigned patients.
  4. Follows prescriptively and agrees with EDCare philosophies regarding psychotropic medications.

PHP Care

  1. Demonstrates ability to provide comprehensive and ongoing assessment resulting in appropriate treatment and discharge recommendations (Assessment completed by second session. Discharge summary completed within 7 days).
  2. Makes referrals to other providers/resources as indicated, including individual therapist, nutritionist, PCP, Family therapist, group etc.
  3. Creates an individualized treatment plan with appropriate outpatient goals and objectives.
  4. Demonstrates knowledge of and practice of clinical interviewing/counseling skills (Individual, Couples, Families).
  5. Demonstrates ability to build therapeutic rapport.
  6. Facilitates groups with expertise, demonstrating ability to engage, set limits and monitor the group process.
  7. Is creative in therapeutic interventions to include homework assignments, community resources, etc.
  8. Timely completion and accuracy of clinical paperwork: treatment plan, progress notes, etc.
  9. Conducts UR in a timely and assertive fashion to ensure effective continuation of care.
  10. Other job duties as assigned.
  11. Other medical management as qualified (see Nurse Practitioner Job Description for full description).

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Master's or Doctorate Degree in Nursing with focus on Psychiatric Nursing required
  2. Graduation from a state-certified advanced practice program specializing in psychiatry/mental health required.
  3. Current Colorado state licensure.
  4. Valid DEA number and unrestricted DEA license in Colorado required.
  5. Minimum two years related experience preferred.

Computer Skills:

  1. Minimum of beginner skills in Microsoft Office suite.
  2. Must be able to efficiently learn and effectively work within an electronic medical records system.
  3. Must be able to efficiently learn and effectively work within various software products.

Physical Demands and Environment:

Sitting frequently, standing occasionally, walking occasionally, talking frequently, hearing frequently, seeing constantly, reaching with arms and hands occasionally, crouching occasionally and using fingers intricately. This position requires lifting/carrying up to 10 pounds occasionally.

Environmental conditions of this job include but are NOT limited to:

99% inside, 99% normal temperature and 99% normal noise as expected in a medical office environment.

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