Physician or Nurse Practitioner needed at Psych Hospital

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North Texas State Hospital
Requesting one Physician or Nurse practitioner to begin immediately
3 month contract with option to extend
Will typically work 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Mon-Fri), but shift pattern is subject to change as determined by the Director to meet needs of the hospital
Rotational weekend on call. Roughly 1 weekend a month for H&Ps since this campus is 24/7 for admissions
Weekend call is on grounds for H & P only and time spent (rounded to 15 minutes) for any calls
Oversee the medical care of the clients with a unit having 30-75 clients.
Must be able to work with all age groups including children
See approximately 5-15 patients per day for acute illness, injury or follow-up.
Available for new admissions which have to be completed within 24 hours of admission
Perform clinics in the morning
Must comply with HHSC immunization requirements
Must submit to HHSC required drug test
Must submit to HHSC required fingerprinting
Must complete facility and HHSC required training
Must be able to pass (TIPS) - Treatment, Intervention and Protection Strategies
Comply with facility Standard Operating Procedures to meet standards for accrediting agencies; specifically, Joint Commission guidelines, CMS Standards, NTSH Policy and Directives and HHSC Standards, Rules and Directives.
Prefer experience treating those with mental health and/or developmental disabilities
Completed a residency in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine
Must be licensed by the State of Texas with no sanctions.
Must have current registration certificates from the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) and the Texas Department of Public Safety Controlled Substance Board
Must possess a National Provider Identified (NPI#) as defined by Medicare Part B.
Copies of CPR certifications must be kept on file with DSSLC’s Contracting office.

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