Nurse Practitioner-Psychiatric

at Ascension Health in Broadview, Illinois, United States

Job Description


Ascension Presence Behavioral Health is looking to hire an Experienced Part Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our team! Presence Behavioral Health provides a continuum of community based clinical services on an outpatient basis to adults and families dealing with emotional, behavioral and social problems.


We offer comprehensive psychiatric and clinical care for individuals who suffer emotional distress or psychiatric disorders. Services include psychiatric evaluation and medication monitoring, individual and group therapy, individual and group counseling, and parent education.

Why Join our Team:

When you join Ascension, you join a team dedicated to caring for you so that you can care for your family and the communities we serve. Ascension benefits include individual and family-focused benefits with a wide range of customizable and affordable options designed to protect your health, income and well-being.

Located on the campus of Ascension Mercy : 1325 North Highland Ave Aurora, IL 60506

Schedule: Part Time, 20 Hours per week ( Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays) Must provide two 8 hour shifts( 10AM-6PM) and one 4 hour shift(9AM-1PM).


Paid time off (PTO)

Various health insurance options & wellness plans

Retirement benefits including employer match plans

Long-term & short-term disability

Employee assistance programs (EAP)

Parental leave & adoption assistance

Tuition reimbursement

Ways to give back to your community

As a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.

*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.


Job Duties:

+ Obtain patient history and perform Psychiatric evaluations via observation, interview and examination.

+ Collaborates with medical staff on site to provide the required medical care.

+ Perform preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.

+ Provide direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.

+ Counsel and educate patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.

+ Document delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.


Licensure / Certification / Registration:

+ BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Credentials are verified by local staff credentialing office

+ Nurse Practitioner credentialed from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required. Credentials are verified by local staff credentialing office.

+ Drug Enforcement Admin credentialed from the Drug Enforcement Administration preferred.


+ Master’s degree of Nursing required.

Additional Preferences

+ Experience working as a Psychiatric NP is highly preferred.

Why Join Our Team

Ascension Illinois delivers compassionate, personalized care throughout Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. As one of the largest health systems in Illinois with 15 hospitals and more than 230 sites of care, you will find an environment that allows you to thrive and create a career path you love. Join a diverse team of more than 17,000 associates and more than 600 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all.

Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.

Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.

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Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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Job Posting: JC244488329

Posted On: Jul 27, 2023

Updated On: Oct 16, 2023

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