Behavioral Health Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner - Germany

Requisition Number:  47718


Company Description

International SOS delivers customized medical and security risk management and wellbeing solutions to enable our clients to operate safely and effectively in environments far from home. 

Founded in 1984, we operate in 92 countries providing integrated medical solutions to organizations with international operations. Our innovative technology and medical and security expertise focus on prevention, offering real-time, actionable insights and on-the-ground quality delivery. We provide clinical services to include “hands on” direct care at over 800 sites around the world, many of which include inpatient clinical care capabilities. 

With 12,000 staff (including 5,200 medical and behavioral health providers) our services include the design, deployment, and operation of healthcare solutions including freestanding surgical facilities in remote and austere environments, telemedicine consultation through a wide range of virtual modalities, referrals to a global network of more than 100,000 vetted providers, and global aeromedical evacuation. Within our portfolio of companies, International SOS Government Medical Services (GMS), headquartered in Houston, Texas provides contracted healthcare support to Government defense and civil agencies and government contractors, including support to military exercises and operations, diplomatic missions, natural disasters, and refugee care.

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A. About the role

Physician Assistant/ Nurse Practitioner is responsible for managing individuals with medical and behavioral health problems within the primary care setting. In addition, this position may also require the development and implementation of wellness programs. 

B. Key Responsibilities

•    Provide social services, behavioral health, and addiction medicine services. 
•    Provide employee assistance program services. 
•    Work directly with primary health care providers in identifying and treating mental disorders and psychosocial difficulties including the detection of at-risk patients and further harm prevention. 
•    Provide consultative services to patients referred by primary care providers and provide clinical status. 
•    Determines patient care plans along with the primary care team. 
•    Maintains accurate patient records including the proper tracking of treatment plans. 
•    Educates the primary care team on mood disorders (such as depression and anxiety) and providing tools and techniques to manage these disorders including, anger management and marital and family issues. 
•    Teaches patients, families and staff about prevention methods and treatment options. 
•    Provides recommendations for coping strategies that assist members of the workforce in reducing the stress of OCONUS life. 
•    Monitors the site’s behavioral health program, identifying problems related to patient services and making recommendations for improvement. 
•    Utilizes various computer software to log patient information and access emails and calendars. 
•    Active participation in day-to-day office activities, including a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve procedural processes, obtain approvals, and remain abreast of new developments and policy requirements. Active participation in Mass Casualty exercises and events. 

C. Job Profile


Experience Required: 

•    Minimum two (2) years of experience as a Physician’s Assistant (PA) or Nurse Practitioner (NP) in mental health, behavior health, or psychiatry. 
Education/Certification Required: 

•    Current and unrestricted license from any US State, District of Columbia or US Territory to provide healthcare within scope of practice. 
•    Current Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. 
•    DEA License. 

Physical Requirements: 

•    Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment. 
•    Work involves sitting and standing for prolonged periods of time. 
•    May require bending, stooping and lifting up to 15 lbs. 

Other Special Qualifications: 

•    Must be able to read, write and speak English to effectively communicate. 
•    US Citizen or Permanent Resident Card is required.   
•    Must be able to relocate to Germany.  
•    A valid passport is required and must be in your possession prior to relocation. You must maintain a current passport during your stay in Germany. 
International SOS Government Medical Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.