This position is responsible for providing direct clinical services to patients within the scope of services allowed under the DC Board of Nursing and in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Psychiatric Committee and Medstar Washington Hospital Center (MWHC) Medical Staff By-Laws. This includes performing psychiatric evaluations on patients, in collaboration with a supervising psychiatrist and a treatment team, prescribing medications, providing clinical assessments and diagnosis in accordance with DC law and MWHC Medical Staff By-Laws and other duties as assigned. Employed position with very competitive salary and complete benefits package. This is a 100% inpatient position with limited call schedule (1x8).
Master's, postgraduate, or doctoral degree from a Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) (formerly NLNAC | National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission). Eligible for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification through the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).