Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

at Acadia Healthcare in Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


+ Must have ANCC certification as a Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or equivalent Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) certification (s).

+ Must be an APRN with an Arkansas license and prescriptive authority.

+ Must be able to work M-F and on call

+ Must be able to provide treatment for inpatient

The primary function of the psychiatric APRN is to provide comprehensive psychiatric care to patients of all ages in the hospital setting in collaboration with the attending physician. Responsibilities will include: providing medication management during rounds, ordering and/or prescribing psychiatric medications, ordering and interpreting lab work and other indicated diagnostic testing, providing education to patients and families, working within a multi-disciplinary team, performing patient discharges, and communicating and documenting patient care activities. The goal of the psychiatric APRN is to provide high quality consistent patient care in a cost effective, safe manner while adhering to professional practice standards and achieving optimal patient outcomes and patient satisfaction.




+ Written Communication: Intermediate

+ Problem Solving: Intermediate

+ Leadership: Intermediate

+ Safety Minded: Intermediate

+ Planning & Organizing: Intermediate

+ Oral Communication: Intermediate

+ Customer Focus: Intermediate

+ Attention to Detail: Intermediate


+ Language – Spanish: Novice



+ Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

+ Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

+ Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

+ Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

+ Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

+ Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



+ Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

+ Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

+ Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

+ Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers

+ Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

+ Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

+ Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



+ Bachelors or better in Nursing/Healthcare

Licenses & Certifications


+ Adv Practice Reg Nurse



+ 1 year: Hospital

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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Job Posting: JC194710904

Posted On: Oct 13, 2021

Updated On: Dec 07, 2021