Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry
CHRISTUS St. Vincent
Advanced Practice Clinician
490A West Zia Rd
Santa Fe, NM 87505
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CHRISTUS St. Vincent is a not-for-profit integrated health system located in the beautiful mountain-west city of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Santa Fe sees over 300 sunny days per year, all four seasons, commute times under 15 minutes, and offers an abundance of outdoor activities, as well as a thriving cultural, art, and music scene. We have easy access to skiing, mountain biking, rock climbing, hiking, fishing, and more.
Our 200 bed hospital facility is the only level III trauma center in Northern New Mexico, a CMS-rated 5-star facility, and one of New Mexico's BEST REGIONAL HOSPITALS of 2020 ranked by U.S. News & World Report. CHRISTUS St. Vincent is a proud member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, and we serve a seven county area with over 300,000 residents. We have an integrated clinician group which employs around 185 physicians and advanced practice clinicians and has proudly served the northern New Mexico communities for over 150 years.
The Adult Behavioral Health team is comprised of two MD's and an NP. The MD's care for patients at our outpatient location as well as the adult inpatient unit in the hospital. We have a wonderful team of crisis counselors, social workers, chaplains, and case managers to support our patients. Recently added to the service line is a Behavioral Health Observation Unit in our Emergency Department to better serve the needs of our ED BH patients. Our entire patient care team is committed to providing the highest quality care while treating patients with highly complex conditions.
The outpatient PMHNP will develop and document a plan of care for each patient, administer appropriate treatment and/or referral, and may conduct occasional consults in ED and med/surg units when the inpatient NP is out of office. The PMHNP will make informed diagnostic and therapeutic decisions based on patient information, current scientific evidence, clinical judgment and patient preference as well as prescribe and perform competently all medical procedures considered essential for the scope of practice. This position is based in the outpatient clinic setting, adult care only, but must be comfortable with occasional coverage of 9 bed adult inpatient unit.
Interested applicants, with 2 years of experience, please submit your resume, which includes dates (both months and years) for work history and education, to Megan Varela-Lujan Provider Recruitment Manager at email@example.com.
Experience: 2 years required
Education: Master's Degree and certification as a Nurse Practitioner required.
Spanish speaking preferred but not required.