POTFF Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group anticipates several openings for Psychiatric-Mental Nurse Practitioners at various locations to support the Protection of the Force and Family (POTFF) Contract.
The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner shall provide a full range of outcome-based nurse practitioner services in accordance with privileges granted by the MTF (e.g., supervise and provide general screening and medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic conditions involving any and all organ systems; provide immunizations; diagnose, treat, and counsel patients as indicated). Technically direct and teach other staff, provide evidenced-based educational lectures and participate in in-service training to staff members. Diagnose and treat patients with common acute conditions, chronic illnesses, or minor trauma within accepted protocols, clinical practice guidelines, Nurse Practice Acts, and/or in consultation with a physician. Promote preventive care and health maintenance including annual physicals, positive health behaviors and self-care through both formal and individual education and counseling. Communicate and collaborate with a diverse group of people for the purpose of informing the healthcare team of plans/actions, for teaching/education to benefit the patient/family and organization. Recognize conditions that require isolation and ensure universal precautions are used in all patient encounters. Attend staff meetings to provide case discussion, continuing education, and continuous quality improvement and safety.
The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner shall poses a Master's degree in Nursing from an academic program, within the nursing specialty field of study that is accredited by a regional or national nursing accrediting agency recognized by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE). The contractor shall be certified as a Psychiatric-Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) or the recognized national nursing certification organization for the specialty area of practice as appropriate. The contractor shall have the minimum experience required to meet clinical competency requirements specified in the Service-specific credentialing instructions. The contractor shall maintain credentialing requirements in good standing at a local MTF.
Licensure: Current, full, active, and unrestricted license as a Registered Nurse in one of any U.S. State, the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico or U.S. Virgin Islands.
All HCPs shall have and maintain current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) as certified by the American Heart Association. Documentation of such training shall be provided to the COR. The front and back of the BCLS shall be provided to the Credentialing Department of the MTF they are credentialed through.
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret government security clearance.
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