Nurse Practitioner – Behavioral Health Opportunity (23533170)

Location: Indiana-South Bend - Mishawaka
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 3156 (23533170)
Company: Trinity Health
Contact: Doc Opps    Call: 734-343-2300
Practice Type:   Group
Job Posted: 05/25/22

Nurse Practitioner – Behavioral Health Opportunity - 3156 (23533170)

Saint Joseph Medical Group (SJMG) has an excellent full-time employment opportunity for a Nurse Practitioner to join a growing practice located in Mishawaka, Indiana.  

The selected candidate will be primarily responsible to assess, evaluate and treat patients in the hospital/medical office setting, under the supervision and collaboration of a physician, by using advanced knowledge and skill to identify abnormal conditions, diagnose health problems, develop, and implement treatment plans, evaluate patient outcomes, and collaborate with or refer to a physician in the hospital/medical practice for further care management. 

Essential functions include: 

  • Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.
  • Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety, and medical information.
  • Performs complete, accurate history and physical assessment/examination as appropriate for patient setting/type of visit.
  • Orders, performs, and interprets diagnostic tests and accurately, communicates results to patient, completes all documentation, adhering to compliance standards for documentation, coding/billing and collaborative supervision. Reports abnormal findings to collaborative/supervising physician.
  • Prescribes appropriate treatment, pharmacological agents and/or other non-pharmacological interventions. Completes simple and complex procedures independently. Reports adverse patient responses to collaborative/supervising physician.
  • Provides direct patient and family education regarding patient medical condition/disease process, treatment methodologies, outcomes management, wellness, and prognosis.
  • Determines the effectiveness of patient care plans, treatment and interventions through reassessment and modifies as necessary to achieve patient health status goals. Reports significant plan changes to collaborative/supervising physician.
  • Responsible for communication with physician regarding variations from normal and evaluation of patient outcomes. Collaborates with physician and other members of health care team to provide individualized plan of care. Delegates care within scope of practice.
  • Participates in medical record, patient care, quality assurance, process improvement and compliance audits, evaluations, and follow-up.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and responsiveness in handling schedule coverage and service excellence.
  • Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job, effective operation of medical practice and access/delivery of care to patients as directed. 

A minimum of one to two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner is preferred. National certification is also preferred. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the right Nurse Practitioner to be part of a growing practice. 

RECRUITMENT PACKAGE 

Saint Joseph Medical Group is offering an excellent compensation and benefits package including: 

  • Competitive salary range in line with MGMA standards.
  • Malpractice paid by corporation, including tail insurance.
  • Health/dental/vision/disability/life insurance/retirement benefits.
  • 27 days off per year; 7 holidays; 5 days and $2,500 for CME.
  • $1,500 per year for professional journals, dues, and memberships.
  • Student loan assistance available.
  • Relocation assistance provided in accordance with policy. 

ABOUT THE FACILITY 

Saint Joseph Medical Group is the employed arm of Saint Joseph Health System. The Network includes over 40 practice sites with over 100 primary care and specialist physicians in St. Joseph, Marshall, and Elkhart Counties. 

Saint Joseph Health System (SJHS) has been present in Michiana for over 100 years. SJHS is a non-profit, full-service health care system with two hospitals and dozens of specialty and primary care offices. Located in North Central Indiana, SJHS is a regional health care network comprised of a 254-bed acute care hospital in Mishawaka, a 58-bed acute care hospital in Plymouth and 40 provider practices with over 100 primary care providers and specialists in St. Joseph, Marshall, and Elkhart counties. Saint Joseph Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic health care organizations in the United States. Trinity Health is based in Livonia, Michigan. 

Mishawaka Medical Center offers all private rooms with some of the services including orthopedics, cardiology, obstetrics, and  surgery. SJHS provides compassionate, faith-based care with the latest in advanced medical technology in a diverse and team-oriented environment. It offers providers an opportunity to realize personal development as well as fulfill the mission of the health system. SJHS offers a wide variety of programs and care for the communities we serve, and we provide health care for all people from all walks of life. 

In addition to our two main hospitals, the Saint Joseph Medical Group is dedicated to delivering an excellent care experience for every patient in dozens of ambulatory locations throughout Michiana. Our modern, state-of-the-art facilities and supportive medical staff make our health system an ideal place to practice medicine and achieve the perfect balance between your professional and personal life. If you are a provider that shares the passion for helping people live longer, healthier lives, we invite you to join our team of providers as we continue to serve as a compassionate and transforming healing presence in the communities we serve. 

For more information on Saint Joseph Health System, visit [link removed].   

COMMUNITY DESCRIPTION 

South Bend & Mishawaka, Indiana – located about 80 miles east of Chicago, South Bend & Mishawaka are the two largest cities in North Central Indiana, a region with a population of more than 240,000. Comfortably nestled along the meandering banks of the St. Joseph River, South Bend & Mishawaka are beautiful communities with plenty of history, tradition, and a wealth of cultural, recreational, sporting and entertainment opportunities. 

St. Joseph County offers a family-friendly environment and convenient living, with easy regional access to its parks, bike and pedestrian walkways, regional beaches, lakes, and many cultural activities. The South Bend International Airport makes traveling convenient and the South Shore Line train makes daily runs to Chicago for less than the cost of parking. Indianapolis is a three-hour drive south on US-31 and the sand dunes and shores of Lake Michigan are less than an hour's drive away. 

Known for the legendary University of Notre Dame, the region boasts several colleges and universities, along with multiple reputable public and private school systems. In addition to plenty of sports and recreation, South Bend & Mishawaka offer a variety of activities and attractions, including museums, wineries and a lively restaurant and night-life scene. In South Bend and Mishawaka, you can experience the benefits of living in a larger city combined with small town warmth and charm. 

Both cities enjoy four full seasons of beautiful springs, comfortable summers, colorful autumns and invigorating winters, making it an ideal place to live if you prefer reasonable weather all-year round. 

For more information on South Bend & Mishawaka, visit [link removed]. 

ABOUT TRINITY HEALTH 

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation. We serve people and communities in 22 states from coast to coast with more than 90 hospitals and 100 continuing care facilities – including home care, hospice, PACE and senior living facilities and programs that provide nearly two and a half million visits annually. Trinity Health employs more than 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians. 

Our mission: We, Trinity Health, serve together in the spirit of the Gospel as a compassionate and transforming healing presence within our communities. We support this mission by living our core values of Reverence, Commitment to Those Who are Poor, Justice, Stewardship, and Integrity. Committed to recruiting talented physicians, we are looking for physicians who share our values and want to help us fulfill the health care needs of the communities we serve. 

At Trinity Health, we value the physician relationship and focus on partnering with our physicians. Whether you are a practicing physician looking to relocate or a medical resident, we offer opportunities with the flexibility to fit your individual needs. If you would like to be part of Trinity Health, we encourage you to explore this opportunity at [link removed]. 

If you are interested in this opportunity and would like to submit your CV, please email (click on the Contact Me button to request more info about the job) or call Trinity Health Physician Recruitment at (734) 343-2300. 


A minimum of one to two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner is preferred. National certification is also preferred.