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Mental Health Nurse Practitioner


Horizon Health, the national leader in the management of inpatient psychiatric programs, in partnership with our client hospital, DeKalb Regional Medical Center in Fort Payne, AL, seeks a dynamic Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for our 18-bed Geriatric inpatient psychiatric program.
The selected candidate will serve as part of a multidisciplinary team and be responsible for completion of required clinical records, including psychiatry assessments, treatment plans and medication reviews and other pertinent charting, and will plan and participate in continuing treatment and educational programs.
He/She will perform a comprehensive psychiatry assessment, as well as develop treatment plans with specific goals, objectives and interventions unique to each patient. Medication management, monitoring and prescribing of psychotropic medications is an important aspect of this position. He/She will also provide consultation/liaison services on Medical Floors and within the Emergency Department of the hospital, as well as providing crisis management and participation in various committees as needed.
Offering salary of $95K - $120K, depending on experience, with full array of benefits, including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Short Term and Long Term Disability insurance. Retirement plan, Paid Time Off and CME allowance. Relocation package offered. Requirements include Psychiatric ARNP certification and valid Alabama License.

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