• 15-Sep-2023 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Omaha, NE, USA
  • 52-60 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Summary of Major Functions:

Provides general psychiatric services to patients accepted into treatment at EDCare. Provide psychiatric services that are consistent with highest standards of professional psychiatry practice.

Job Types: PRN, Non-Exempt

Pay: $52.88-$60.09/hour

Schedule: ~10 hours/week

More about this opportunity: All the benefits you expect-PTO, Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, 401(k) match, HSA & FSA, Employee Assistant Program, Company Paid Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

*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 the reflected salary range posted.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Psychiatric Coverage

  1. Provides knowledgeable and thorough psychiatric/medical coverage to all patients accepted for treatment at EDCare.
  2. Interfaces effectively and timely with clinical personnel.
  3. Is available to staff and treatment teams for questions, communications, and emergencies.
  4. Available to the Admissions Assessment Team for new admissions for psychiatric/medical assessments.
  5. Coordinates psychiatry coverage with other EDCare psychiatric providers to ensure appropriate clinical coverage of EDCare services.
  6. Provide on-call coverage for EDCare programs.


  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 (minimum of every 3 months).

PHP, EIOP, IOP & Outpatient Psychiatry

  1. Demonstrates ability to provide comprehensive and ongoing assessment resulting in appropriate treatment and timely discharge.
  2. Coordinates medical care with all Licensed Independent Practitioners inside and outside of EDCare.
  3. Makes referrals to other providers/resources as indicated, including individual therapist, nutritionist, PCP, Family therapist, group, etc.
  4. Creates an individualized psychiatric treatment plan with appropriate outpatient goals and objectives.
  5. Demonstrates knowledge of and practice of clinical interviewing/counseling skills (Individual, Couples and Families).
  6. Demonstrates ability to build therapeutic rapport.
  7. Has the ability to facilitates groups with expertise, demonstrating ability to engage, set limits and monitor the group process.
  8. Is creative in therapeutic interventions to include homework assignments, community resources, etc.
  9. Timely completion and accuracy of clinical paperwork: treatment plan, progress notes, etc.
  10. Coordinates with other EDCare clinical staff the disposition of all EDCare patients.
  11. Maintains relationships and professional credentialing with provider panels.
  12. Conducts UR in a timely fashion to ensure appropriate level of treatment.
  13. Complies with all EDCare policies and procedures.
  14. Complies with all regulatory and accreditations standards applicable to EDCare.
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  16. Reviews and maintains on-going billing process/interaction with billing department.
  17. Other job duties as may be reasonably assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Advanced Practice Registration (APRN-NP) in the state of Nebraska within 60 days of hire.
  2. Possess DEA prescriptive authority within 60 days of hire
  3. Obtain and maintain medical staff privileges at EDCare.
  4. Experience treating patients with eating disorders preferred
  5. Good oral and written communication skills.

Computer Skills:

  1. Must be able to efficiently learn and effectively work within an electronic medical records system.
  2. 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 to operate computer keyboard. 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.

psychiatric nurse practitioner, mid-level, PMHNP, omaha, nebraska, nursing

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