Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioners Needed for In-patient Units - ***SIGN-ON BONUS OFFERED***
January 10, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
Bristol Hospital Multi-Specialty Group has exceptional F/T opportunities for nurse practitioners to join an expanding team of psychiatrists, APRN'S and other mental health professionals who are dedicated to Bristol Hospital's goal of being one of the best community hospitals in Connecticut.
These positions offer an exciting opportunity to work on the in-patient psychiatric services of a 16-bed behavioral health unit with a full-time psychiatrist and a brand new 15-bed senior behavioral health unit with a fellowship trained geriatric psychiatrist.
The positions include psychiatric assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up care of acute and chronic health issues, medication management and psychiatric consultation in our medical/surgical areas to develop our consultative liaison service of integrative health.
We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive array of benefits and a generous amount of vacation/holiday time.
Our Community is:
Conveniently located in the center region of Connecticut
Safe, family-oriented communities with excellent public and private schools
Close proximity to urban living with diverse cultural opportunities including concerts, ballet, theatre, museums and wineries
Plenty of surrounding shopping centers, restaurants and movie theatres to visit at your leisure
All the joys of New England recreation: fishing, hiking, boating, biking, skiing and snowboarding
Easy travel distance to Bradley International Airport
Direct access to the Connecticut coastline
Easy commute to big cities - only 2 hours from both Boston and NYC!
Ideal candidates will have a minimum of two years psychiatric care experience and Valid CT APRN license, ANCC National Certification and Federal Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Certification
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About Bristol Hospital
Founded in 1921, Bristol Hospital is the leading health provider for people who live and work in the Greater Bristol area. Proud of its achievements in service excellence, Bristol Hospital has earned national recognition for its commitment to providing outstanding patient care. Bristol Hospital has 154 licensed beds and offers a complete range of patient services including a first-rate emergency center that cares for more than 40,000 patients each year.
Bristol Hospital achieved ANCC Magnet Recognition® in July 2015 from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the hospital was also named the third safest hospital in Connecticut by Consumer Reports magazine in the spring of 2013. Additionally, Health Information Management Systems Society Analytics announced that Bristol Hospital is the first hospital in the State of Connecticut and the first in the country utilizing the Meditech 6.x electronic medical record platform to be certified as a Stage 7 level organization on the EMR Adoption ModelSM .
The hospital also is home to the Bristol Hospital Sleep Center, and the Center for Orthopedic and Spine Health,which recently opened its new and remodeled facility offering com...prehensive joint health, spine health and sports medicine care in a community hospital setting. Bristol Hospital’s Bariatric Surgery Program is accredited as a Level 1 facility by the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons. The new, 6,100-square-foot Beekley Center for Breast Health and Wellness offers patients comprehensive breast care and wellness in a spa-like setting.
Bristol Hospital also has a 50,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art surgical center; a family-centered, single-room-model maternity unit; an award-winning ICU; its Ingraham Manor skilled nursing facility; the Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine; the Connecticut Gastroenterology Institute; inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, and an advanced diagnostic imaging department offering the latest in CT/PET, MRI and nuclear medicine.