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Psychiatric APRN / Crisis Intervention

Requisition ID:

21154772

Business Unit:

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital

Location:

Torrington, CT

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Description

Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: Monday through Friday

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Crisis Unit

There are no limits to what you can achieve when you join the Behavioral Health Network at Hartford HealthCare.  The extensive capabilities of the most integrated healthcare system in CT offer providers MORE OPPORTUNITY as you practice alongside nationally respected colleagues in a progressive, environment.  Our broad network includes seven acute care hospitals including one of the largest academic hospitals in the northeast, thriving community teaching hospitals, and one of the largest multi-specialty medical groups in New England with more than 1,000 providers.

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital (CHH) is seeking a fulltime Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work in the Crisis Unit.   The APRN would be working alongside 1 or 2 Crisis workers (LCSW’s) and would perform psychiatric assessments and dispositions for patients coming into Crisis. He/she would do their own evaluations as well as determine the disposition of the patients seen by the Crisis workers. 

The Department of Psychiatry at CHH provides a full continuum of behavioral health services that includes an Adult Inpatient 17 Bed Unit ( 650 admissions), Emergency Department Crisis Intervention (2,048 visits),  Partial Hospital/Dual Diagnosis (4,018 visits), Adult & Child Outpatient (33,335 visits), In-home Infant Mental Health, Mental Health Services to the Homeless, and Community Case Managers for those with substance use needs.   CHH is highly regarded for its community health focus including leading the Northwest Caring Connection network of community behavioral health providers and the Litchfield County Opiate Task Force.

To apply or inquire more about this position contact: 

Nicolette Burns, [email protected] or text/call:  860.670.9378 

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or other advanced degree in Nursing/APRN. 
  • Nurse Practitioner certification and CPR certification required. 
  • Valid CT APRN required
  • DEA/CT Controlled Substance required.
  • Three to five plus years' of job related experience.

 

As a Hartford HealthCare entity, Charlotte Hungerford Hospital provides eligible employees with an extensive benefits package consisting of:

  • Medical and dental benefits
  • 401(k) plan with employer match
  • Generous paid time off with accrual starting on the date of hire, including six paid holidays
  • Additional voluntary benefits as well as employee discount programs           

With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.

 
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