Mesilla Valley Hospital (UHS facility) is a free-standing psychiatric hospital in Las Cruces, New Mexico that provides mental health and drug & alcohol addiction services for adolescents, adults, and seniors. Mesilla Valley Hospital has been in operation since 1987, serving those in need of treatment for a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse issues. Mesilla Valley Hospital is a 120-bed facility, providing access to quality behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment to residents of New Mexico, West Texas and Arizona.
Mesilla Valley Hospital currently has a PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER positions available. The candidate selected will be responsible for the following:
The PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER oversees the quality of care delivered to his/her patients. Assesses clinical appropriateness for admission and collaborates with Assessment and Referral regarding potential admissions. Under the supervision of the attending Physician, performs psychiatric assessments for individuals under his/her care. Adheres to documentation requirements as per hospital P/Ps and medical bylaws. Provides individual therapy, family therapy and/or medication management as per hospital bylaws for patients under his/her care. Participates and assumes leadership role during the interdisciplinary master treatment team meetings and directs the individualized patient treatment plan. Appropriately requests consultation when indicated. Provides psychiatric consultations when requested.