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Nurse Practitioner
Behavioral Health

Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed, level II trauma center located in the vibrant Northern California city of Chico. Serving more than 400,000 residents in a six-county region in Northern California, we provide quality, compassionate, cost-effective care to our patients. Enloe Medical Center is the largest medical center in the region, and is the only acute care facility in a city with a metropolitan population of over 100,000 people.

Qualifications:
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Nurse Practitioner (NP), under the direction of the Medical Director/Supervising Physician and/or the Nurse Manager, is a Registered Nurse who possesses additional clinical and didactic education to function at an advanced level of nursing practice. He/she will be clinically competent in physical diagnosis, psychosocial assessment and management of health-illness needs to provide direct patient care and education to patients, families, students, and nursing staff. The NP consistently demonstrates the core values of Enloe Medical Center and serves as a role model to other employees.

EDUCATION / TRAINING / EXPERIENCE:
Minimum:
Masters Degree in Nursing (MSN) from an accredited College or University
Recent experience appropriate to the care of psychiatric patients in either an outpatient or inpatient setting

Desired:
Bilingual in Spanish

LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS:
Current licensure as a Registered Nurse with the California Board of Registered Nursing
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner with the California Board of Registered Nursing
Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner Furnisher with the California Board of Registered Nursing
Current CPR recognition
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) number or proof of application
Meets Centers for Medical & Medicaid Services (CMS) criteria to bill Medicare
Credentialed through the Enloe Medical Staff office and Finance Office

Desired:
National Certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner


SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES:
Must have the confidence and experience to work independently with diverse patient populations and experience in accessing specialty referrals and community resources. Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally. Must have the ability to lead, motivate, delegate, analyze information and problem solve. Behavior should be reflective of Enloe Medical Center core values.

About Chico:
Chico is an extremely easy place to live. It has a pleasant, small town atmosphere with no long commutes. At the same time, the influence of California State University at Chico ensures a sophisticated and varied choice of cultural and entertainment activities. Chico has excellent public, charter, and private schools and abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Our accommodating Mediterranean climate offers almost 300 days of sunshine a year. Were home to one of the largest municipal parks in the nation at over 3,600 acres. It has miles of engaging trails to hike, bike, or ride horses. Chicos downtown encompasses local restaurants, boutiques, retail shops and a Park Plaza. Free concerts and movies in the park take place during the summer months. Performing arts, coffee shops, book stores, taverns, city offices and Chamber of Commerce embraces our thriving downtown. Chicos Farmers Market attracts locals on Saturday mornings and Thursday evenings. Chico is easily accessible to popular destinations, Lake Tahoe, Mt. Shasta, Napa Valley, San Francisco, Reno and the California Coast.

To view the full job description and apply, go to www.enloe.org.
Enloe Medical Center is a 298-bed non-profit hospital with the mission of improving the quality of your life through patient-centered care. It is one of two Level II trauma centers north of Sacramento, houses the regions only Level II neonatal intensive care unit and operates the FlightCare air ambulance service. Enloes comprehensive medical services include cardiac surgery and heart care, neurosurgery, orthopedics, total joint replacement, cancer care, maternity care, women's services and bariatrics.

Enloe caregivers are focused on engaging each other to achieve higher quality of care, reaching out to patients and families to create meaningful programs and building bridges with the community to support health and well-being.

Enloe Medical Center serves patients and community members through-out Butte County and California's North State. Through the excellence of our employees and medical staff, Enloe Medical Center has grown to become the region's most comprehensive medical center and one of the few hospital organizations of its size in California still locally governed.

We welcome you to Enloe -- a place where employees, volunteers and physicians collaborate to improve the quality of your life through-patient centered care.