The JACQUES Initiative of the Institute of Human Virology, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is seeking a Psychiatric Health Care Provider (PMHNP) to be responsible for the development and implementation of a workflow related to People Living with HIV who are not optimally engaged in HIV care who have mental illness as a co-morbidity. The Health Care Provider will be part of a nurse-led team that is compiled to meet the needs of our LTC+ client population by bridging the gap in mental health services between hospital and availability of outpatient mental health services.
UMB offers a generous benefits package that includes 22 vacation days, 14 floating and holidays, 15 sick days; comprehensive health insurance and retirement options; and tuition remission for employees and their dependents at any of the University System of Maryland schools.
Responsible for the development and implementation of a workflow related to People Living with HIV (PLWHIV) who are not optimally engaged in HIV care who have mental illness as a co-morbidity.
Oversees planning and management of the LTC+ approach to mental health and substance use disorders. The PMHNP's work setting will include hospital, office, and community (home visits or other community-based facilities).
The PMHNP's primary role includes psychiatric assessment of the client when in hospital, development of a plan for "bridge" psychiatric services, and coordination with LTC+, inpatient, outpatient and community based teams to deliver these transitional mental health services.
Occasional input on managing primary medical care needs may be necessary.
Education: Completion of an accredited program and current state licensure as either Physician Assistant and/or Nurse Practitioner based upon program designated required specialty needs.
Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant certification required.
May require training related to occupational safety and health, environmental compliance, shipping of hazardous materials and/or ionizing radiation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of anatomy and physiology..
Knowledge of best practices in the field as well as all relevant federal, state, and local rules, regulations, and programs/policies for meeting compliance.
Ability to establish goals, structures, and processes necessary to implement a mission and strategic vision.
Leadership, coaching, and teambuilding skills to strengthen and cultivate relationships.
Strategic and analytical thinking skills with an ability to solve problems and make decisions.
Ability to network and interact, as well as support effective partnerships with key groups and individuals.
Ability to prioritize ongoing and new projects, as well as conduct research and gather information.
Oral/written communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.
Ability to schedule, train, supervise, assign work to, and evaluate staff.
Ability to interview patients to determine effectiveness of treatment.
Hiring Range: Commensurate with education and experience
If accommodations are needed for a disability, please contact Staffing & Career Services at 410-706-2606, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm EST. Maryland Relay can be accessed by dialing 711 (in-state) or 1-800-735-2258.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Job: Reg or CII Exempt Staff - E2002G
Employee Class : Exempt Regular
Full Time/Part Time: Full-Time
Shift: Day Job
Financial Disclosure: No
Organization: School of Medicine - Institute of Human Virology
Job Posting: Feb 12, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing
Internal Number: 79281
About University of Maryland, Baltimore
The University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) is the State's public health, law and human services university devoted to excellence in professional and graduate education, research, patient care, and public service. As a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and using state-of-the-art technological support, we educate leaders in health care delivery, biomedical science, global health, social work and the law. We emphasize interdisciplinary education and research in an atmosphere that explicitly values civility, diversity, collaboration, teamwork and accountability. By conducting internationally recognized research to cure disease and to improve the health, social functioning and just treatment of the people we serve, we foster economic development in the City, State, and nation. We are committed to ensuring that the knowledge we generate provides maximum benefit to society and directly enhances our various communities.