Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - (Psych Nurse - Psych NP) Locum Tenens

Nursing JobCafe Harlingen, TX

Job Category

Nurse Practitioner





8 Hour/Day



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Job Description & Requirements

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - (Psych Nurse - Psych NP) Locum Tenens

Texas facility is needing a psychiatric nurse practitioner for full time coverage starting as soon as possible. The schedule is Monday-Friday 8a-5p, no weekends and no call. The provider will see adult patients, perform quarterly medication review and quarterly drug regimen reviews. Call Staff Care today if you would like to hear more about this opportunity.

A psychiatric nurse practitioner(locum tenens) provides therapeutic and psychiatric services to patients in need. These practitioners may work in a wide range of sectors, including as social workers, pastors, or addiction counselors. Mental health practitioners diagnose and assess their patients' needs and work to create effective plans for rehabilitation, conducting therapy sessions, prescribing medicine, and making referrals as necessary.

Required Qualifications

Must have active and clean Texas license.Certified in psychiatry.Need DEA

Preferred Qualifications

Experienced treating adult patients with variety of diagnosis.

About the Facility

As the only public healthcare provider south of San Antonio that offers inpatient mental health and long term mental retardation services, this hospital has been proudly serving the needs of southern Texas residents since 1956. The Joint Commission accredited facility is a 55-bed inpatient hospital that provides services to an 8 county region. The medical center offers comprehensive, award-winning services to patients with cognitive disabilities, autism, duel diagnoses and other related disorders.

Facility Location

Harlingen is situated in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley and a mere 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico. Here you'll find many sports and recreation activities at your fingertips. Valley Race Park features world class greyhound racing and the Rio Grande Valley WhiteWings play competitive minor league baseball. Follow up an evening at the Harlingen Performing Arts Theatre by taking a walk to see the sunset at City Lake, which offers exquisite, panoramic views.

Job Benefits

Staff Care typically arranges medical or dental malpractice insurance for contractor physicians and other specialists with whom we match to client opportunities. In addition, Staff Care locum tenens positions regularly receive highly competitive pay and a dedicated team to handle all travel, lodging, rental, and transportation needs.

About the Company

Staff Care, an AMN Healthcare company, is the nation's leader in locum tenens staffing. We provide flexible, temporary employment options for physicians, clinicians, and other allied health professionals in all specialties with a variety of healthcare organizations, typically with interim contracts lasting from one week to one year. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.