Now Hiring: Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

This position operates as a part of the medical clinic’s Behavioral Health Team as the team’s onsite prescriber. The PMHNP is responsible for providing psychiatric/mental health medication management services to our medical clinic’s patients and consulting with the other medical clinic providers regarding their patient’s behavioral health needs.

Pay and Benefits:

This position is being hired for up to 20 hours per week, and the salary is equivalent to $65/hr.

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  1. Provide psychiatric medication management for patients who are also being seen by the clinic’s primary care providers; Assess, evaluate, diagnose, prescribe, and follow up with Clinic’s mental health patients.
  2. Comply with evidence-based standards of care.
  3. Review lab results and process medication refill requests.
  4. Participate in clinical care coordination, consults, and case management with members of the integrated primary care-behavioral health team.
  5. Utilize the Electronic Health Record (EHR) system (NextGen) effectively to meet or exceed the documentation requirements to meet clinical quality benchmarks required by our grant funders and clinic-specific initiatives.
  6. Contribute to the continuous improvement of procedures, policies and materials affecting the Medical Clinic and its patients.

Requirements:

  1. Current Oregon License for Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
  2. Current DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certificate.
  3. Eligibility for provider status with Medicaid, Medicare, and any private insurance companies with whom the clinic contracts.
  4. Working knowledge of state health care laws and licensing board regulations.
  5. Ability to be insured by the clinic’s Professional Liability Insurance provider.
  6. Ability to provide clinical services to our patients in person & by telehealth from our 1400 Mill Street location.
  7. Ability and willingness to deliver services using trauma-informed, client-centered, and harm reduction practices.
  8. A commitment to providing culturally sensitive care to all patients regardless of housing, income, race, disability, transgender, gender diverse and LGBTQ+ status.
  9. Willingness to participate in continuing education.
  10. Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision.
  11. Strong computer skills; Outlook, Word, Excel and EHR experience.
  12. Maintaining current BLS and complete annual blood borne pathogen training.
  13. A sense of humor!

Preferred:

  1. Bilingual in English and Spanish.
  2. Minimum two years providing medication management services in a medical practice.
  3. Experience working in a consensus environment.

Accountability:

  • This position reports to the Medical Director.
  • This position is subject to a 6-month probation period.

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