Memorial University Medical Center in Savannah, GA is seeking a certified psychiatric nurse practitioner to join their behavioral health team.
The Center for Behavioral Medicine is located on the campus of MUMC with a 26-bed adult inpatient unit and a 10-bed med/psych unit located in the hospital. The inpatient unit is a program for people age 18 and older who have primary psychiatric illness that may be coupled with substance abuse issues. The Center also provides outpatient ECT treatment.
- Incoming practitioner will work on a 7on/7off schedule
- Excellent Hospitalist support & Psychiatric Assessment Team
- Addictionology background a plus!
- Position includes rounding on both inpatient units, performing consultations in the main hospital, and rounding on psychiatrically boarded patients in the ED
This is an employed opportunity through HCA Physician Services Group. HCA Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is one of the fastest growing service lines within HCA and one of the nation's largest acute care psychiatric providers. HCA BHS operates behavioral services at 55 locations, with a total bed count of over 2,500. BHS serves all age populations: 57% adult, 21% geriatric, 13% child and adolescent, and 9% dedicated to specialty services such as substance abuse and eating disorders.
Given the high incidence rate of behavioral health disorders and the significant impact on our community, HCA began an initiative in 2008 to develop a strategic approach to these services with the goals to:
*Strategically partner with hospital affiliates to improve the management of behavioral health services
*Align behavioral health services with other services and systems within HCA to leverage synergies and improve patient outcomes
*Identify meaningful growth opportunities and institute a platform for increased effectiveness and collaboration through existing HCA behavioral health services
Memorial Health University Medical Center (MHUMC) is a 612-bed hospital in Savannah, Georgia. We opened our doors in 1955 and have evolved into the most advanced healthcare provider in the region. We are a regional referral center for heart care, cancer care, trauma care, children's care, high-risk pregnancies and high-risk newborn care. Our hospital includes the region's only Level 1 trauma center, the region's only children's hospital and the Savannah campus of Mercer University School of Medicine.
Memorial Health serves 35 counties across southeast Georgia and southern South Carolina. In addition to MHUMC, our system includes primary and specialty care doctors, business services and NurseOne, our 24-hour call center. We also have a major medical education program that trains residents in diagnostic radiology, family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics and surgery.
Memorial Health University Medical Center has earned local, regional and national honors. At MHUMC, we are not content with business as usual. Our goal is to create a new standard for excellence that will not only serve our current patients, but also change the future of medicine.