Nurse Practitioner

Job ID: 280111

Nurse Practitioner

Sparta, Tennessee


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We Are Hiring

Title:Nurse Pract-Presc Authority

City, State:Sparta, TN

Location:TN - Highlands Hospital

Department:STMP Cumberland Psychiatry

Additional Job Details:Full-Time, Day, 40 hours, Weekly

Why Saint Thomas Health?

Saint Thomas Health is a family of Middle Tennessee hospitals and physician practices united by a single mission: to provide spiritually centered, holistic care that sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve.
Saint Thomas Health is the leading faith-based health care system in Tennessee and is a part of Ascension, the largest non-profit health system in the U. S. and the world's largest Catholic health system. We are committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable.

What Saint Thomas Health has to offer:

  • Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients. Our innovative spirit impacts and influences the community that we serve.
  • Culture of Teamwork: We encourage diversity of talents while offering the support of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Professional Development: By supporting our associates and their professional development, we ultimately enhance the care and services we provide to the community. Through this development, our associates find new opportunities forcareer advancement.
  • Compensation/Benefits: Saint Thomas Health provides a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.
  • Innovative Environment: We are a progressive, stable company with 120 years of experience in delivering world-class personalized care. At Saint Thomas Health, we are actively trying new solutions to help overcome some of healthcare s toughest challenges.

What You Will Do at Saint Thomas:

At Saint Thomas Health, you will have the most innovative tools and procedures to give our patients the absolute best care. This is a FUN and collaborative team environment working to promote the best plan of care for each patient.

If you re looking for a career where you can put your skills and experience to work, make a difference every day and pursue your goals for the future, join our team.

The qualifications you will need:

What You Will Do

Job Summary:

In collaboration with a physician, provides for the expansion of individualized primary healthcare services by diagnosing and treating certain acute or chronic health conditions.


  • Obtains patient history and performs assessment via observation, interview and examination. Orders, performs and interprets diagnostic studies. Performs preventative health assessments, screening, immunizations and patient care.
  • Provides direct treatment and management of health conditions via prescriptive authority or referral to other healthcare providers or community resources.
  • Counsels and educates patients and their families/caregivers concerning preventative health, treatment options and community resources.
  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing processes in accordance with specific specialty area standards and network nursing policy.



  • Required Credential(s):
    • BLS Provider credentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Nurse Practitioner credentialed from theTennessee Board of Nursing obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
    • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from theTennessee Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Diploma
    • Master's degree of Nursing required

Work Experience:

  • None required.
  • Psych Certification preferred
  • Inpatient Psych experience strongly preferred

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