Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Job Number 49115
Posted 10/7/2018
Account Northern Light Mercy Hospital
Location |ME| MERCY STATE STREET, ME 04101
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri
Job Details Northern Light Mercy Hospital is hiring a full time PMHNP for our Behavioral Health Integration Team.

This position will be split between the Gorham and Windham Primary Care locations and is scheduled for normal business hours – no nights or weekends! The pay for this position has recently been increased! The ideal candidate will be part of a cohesive team focused on creating the best integrated health plan for each patient. The PMHNP will address physical symptoms, emotional concerns and actions that may be hindering a patient's progress towards optimal health. The following is a partial list of conditions that will be evaluated: anger, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, obesity, post-traumatic stress, sleep disturbances, substance abuse, and unexplained medical symptoms. The PMHNP will be responsible for providing patient education, counseling, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. This provider will establish therapeutic relationships with patient, family, and/or significant others, with consideration for religious, cultural and personal beliefs.

Must be certified or eligible for certification by ANCC, licensed as a RN by the State of Maine and have approval from the Board of Nursing to practice in the advanced role. Graduate of School of Nursing, prepared as an Advanced Practice Nurse. Must be certified in the State of Maine as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

The PMHNP will have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Northern Light Mercy Hospitalproprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. They are responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.