Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) – Outpatient
Maine Behavioral Healthcare
Relocation Assistance Available!
Maine Behavioral Healthcare is seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Psychiatric Physician Assistant (PA) to join their teams in Norway, Rockland, and Biddeford.
Under the direction of a physician and/or Medical Director at Maine Behavioral Healthcare, the Outpatient Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant will provide face to face and tele-psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and health care to patients. The NP/PA will co-manage their caseloads with the physicians and care team. The position includes developing and recording a plan for effective and timely treatment for patients in a community based setting.
Additional responsibilities of an Outpatient Nurse Practitioner include working collaboratively with patient's primary clinician in diagnostic evaluation, ongoing medication assessment, therapeutic treatment, and providing health screening and education regarding medications. This position must respond to requests for medical consultation in a timely fashion, prescribe medical treatment within scope of practice, and complete medical records timely per policy. The Outpatient NP/PA is also responsible for responding to medical emergencies and determining the need for transfer to accepting facility in collaboration with psychiatric care when needed.
Comprehensive benefit package
Paid time off
Annual CME allowance
Collaborative work with multidisciplinary teams
Master's degree with an advanced knowledge of nursing theory and practice, and additional medical training.
Current and valid license as a Nurse Practitioner by the Maine State Board of Nursing and qualified to do psychiatric evaluations and medication management.
Advanced skill and knowledge in conducting psychiatric evaluations and treating patients.
Specific credentialing criteria needed if working in the hospital as defined by Medical Staff By-Laws.
For more information and to apply, please contact Donna Lafean at Dlafean@mmc.org.
About Maine Behavioral Healthcare
By bringing together some of Maine’s most highly respected and well-established behavioral healthcare organizations, Maine Behavioral Healthcare has become a unified organization committed to providing the highest quality of care to our clients and patients. Our goal is to become Maine’s first choice for integrated behavioral healthcare and a regional and national model for the future.
MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.