Nurse Practitioner- Behavioral (EmPATH Casual - Edina, MN, USA

Job Description

Practice Description

M Health  Fairview seeks casual APP’s for our newly opened unit at Fairview Southdale Hospital.


Job Summary : The Advanced Practice Practitioner will be part of a team of interdisciplinary mental health providers in caring for acute mental health issues that come to the EmPATH unit (Emergency Psychiatric Assessment Treatment and Healing).  The EmPATH unit is a unique, innovative unit that will use various methods to help those in crisis. Basic responsibilities will include determining best level of care for patients, providing acute treatment for occurring crisis and assisting with discharge planning when needed.  The APP will also work closely with the Emergency Department (ED) providers in supporting the mental health patients in the ED. 


Job Expectations:

Provides evaluation and treatment of patients appropriate for the EmPATH unit by:


             Completes comprehensive mental health evaluation of patient;

            Completes comprehensive substance use disorder assessment;

            Provides basic alcohol and opioid withdrawal treatment;

            Completes a differential diagnosis of patient’s condition;

            Formulates, implements, and monitors treatment plan;

            Integrates discharge planning throughout the patient’s stay;

            Performs basic physical exams with medicine support as needed.


Provides psychiatric consultation both-in person on-site and via telemedicine system-wide.


Responsible to provide or coordinate communication between the interdisciplinary team involved in providing care to the patient.


Contributes to effective and efficient practice management and responsibilities:

            Performs timely documentation in the electronic medical record;

            Meets workload standards for unit;

            Maintains adequate knowledge of billing policies to support billing for professional services


Malpractice insurance provided


  • Graduate of an accredited Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner training program
  • BC/BE with ANCC or AANP
  • RN/APRN licensed with Minnesota Board of Nursing
  • Ability to obtain and /or maintain DEA certification for the State of Minnesota.
  • Meet threshold criteria/qualifications for Credentialing and Privileges.
  • Previous experience as a PMHNP is required

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Employer: Fairview Health Services
Location: Edina, MN, USA
Position Type: Physician (MD, DO, Resident)
Employment Type: Permanent
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Salary Range:


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