• Mission Health System
  • Asheville, NC, USA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description

PMHNP Position at Mission Hospital


We have an excellent PRN opportunity for a PMHNP to join our multi-disciplinary treatment team in beautiful Asheville, North Carolina . The primary focus of this position is with the consultation and liaison psychiatry service, with some inpatient coverage responsibilities.

The Program includes:

  • Two Adult Units and one Geriatric Inpatient Unit totaling 40 beds
  • Psychiatric Consultation coverage for Mission Hospital, totaling 800 beds
  • Structured outpatient program with group therapy focus
  • 14 Bed Emergency Department Psychiatric Evaluation Area
  • Active ECT Program
  • Serves on a team with 10+ Psychiatrists and Advanced Practitioners to manage Behavioral Health patients.

About Mission Psychiatric Services

Copestone, a service of Mission Hospital, provides a pathway towards mental health. Established over 25 years ago, we are the only inpatient psychiatric unit in Buncombe County. We provide short-term inpatient care for those who need crisis stabilization, partial hospitalization, or intensive outpatient services. Copestone provides services to adults, adolescents and children. We also offer a 24-hour emergency evaluation and referral service.

About Mission Health System

This position is affiliated with Mission Hospital , a member of Mission Health System . Mission Hospital is a Level II Trauma Center licensed for 730 beds and serves as the tertiary referral center for Western North Carolina. Mission Hospital's Heart Services was named one of the nation's Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics. For five of the past six years, Mission Health System was named as one of the nation's Top 15 Health Systems by Truven Health Analytics. Mission Health System also has been recognized by The Commonwealth Fund as having one of the most effective quality improvement programs in US hospitals.

About Asheville

While Asheville retains the charm and friendliness of a medium-sized city, it boasts the amenities of a much larger city. Theater, live music, festivals, excellent restaurants, diverse populations, art galleries, cultural diversions and museums abound. Eclectic art galleries, micro-breweries and cozy cafes can be found at every turn. A food lover's paradise, culinary offerings range from traditional southern comfort food to four-star cuisine. Asheville is also home to America's largest privately-owned home, the Biltmore Estate , and the historic Grove Park Inn . Downtown Asheville is pedestrian-friendly and dog-friendly, and the city's unique skyline of art-deco style buildings are surrounded by the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains.