Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry

Goldendale, WA 98620

Specialty Psychiatry
Profession Nurse Practitioner

Education / Licensure:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active/current RN license in Washington State.
  • Masters or Doctoral Degree from an accredited school recognized by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
  • Current unrestricted registration/license in Washington State as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner from the American Nurses Credentialing Center or American Academy of Nursing preferred.
  • Current BLS and ACLS/PALS certifications required.


  • At least one (1) year recent full-time experience providing direct patient care in an outpatient or acute care medical setting is preferred.


  • Requires critical thinking skills, ability to make difficult, complex and important decisions, provide counsel/advice for other care givers, patients, etc., as well as, listen and accept advice from others, demonstrate maturity and good judgment and the ability to work with independent and limited supervision.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Perform various sensory requirements such as: vision, speech, smell, touch, manual dexterity, fine motor skills and hearing in order to assess and treat the patient accurately.
  • Promote/deliver excellent customer service to both internal (patients, providers and staff) and external customers (visitors and vendors).
  • Demonstrate positive and effective interpersonal and communication skills with colleagues, patients, families, physicians/providers, volunteers and community; present information and respond to questions effectively.
  • Work productively, cohesively within a team and resolve conflict/differences in a positive manner.
  • Work in a stressful/demanding environment and takes appropriate action to ensure quality of patient care, ability to cope with both physical and emotional demands of the job.
  • Maintain a calm and composed manner in emergency/stressful situations, taking appropriate action as necessary.
  • Complies with mandatory, regulatory and credentialing requirements, such as: HIPAA, CLIA, CMS regulations/standards, drug prescription standards, etc.
  • Accountable for proper coding and appropriate charging for all services rendered.
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, and maintains a high degree of accuracy; risk of error could result in significant harm or loss.
  • Excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills with ability to anticipate tasks and prioritize assignments.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Experience with using every day electronic computer tools (e.g., email, data retrieval, voicemail, and internet/intranet) as well as ability to effectively utilize and enter information and clinical data in the electronic medical record (EMR), as well as use/handle all medical equipment utilized in the care of the patient.
  • Proficiency with basic computer programs including Microsoft Word and Excel, and have good typing skills.
  • Adaptability is essential to manage the needs of a department with unpredictable volume and resources.