Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Job Number 65994
Posted 12/20/2019
Account Northern Light Acadia Hospital
Department Child & Adolescent Ambulatory
Location |ME| Acadia Hospital, ME 04402
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8-5
Job Details Northern Light Acadia Hospital is seeking a full-time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to provide and direct thedelivery of Pediatric Outpatient psychiatric services under the supervision of a designated Psychiatrist.
  • The PMHNP is an independently licensed clinician whois responsible and accountable for the research based knowledge, skills, andexperience to assess, diagnose, treat, and provide psychiatric care for clientswith psychiatric needs and substance use treatment needs.
  • The PMHNP providesmental health treatment using psychotherapy, medication management, and otherinterventions.
  • The PMHNP consults with other healthcare providers, provides direct patient care, andenhances the ability of others to provide healthcare.
  • The PMHNP functions as aclinical leader and as a resource and preceptor for other staff, in programdevelopment in guiding group decision-making, in implementing plans, andimproving quality of care.
  • 5 day per week schedule, M-F excluding call needs
  • Inpatient and Hospital Rounding call opportunities for additional compensationin adult and pediatrics

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is an acute care, regional psychiatrichospital in Bangor, Maine that is a leader in the provision oftele-psychiatry services, including consultations to regional emergencydepartments and primary care practices. Northern Light Acadia Hospital offersinnovative programming in the form of a behavioral home health, integratedbehavioral healthcare in primary care practices, and a mood and memory clinic,which is involved in multiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications.Other available services include individual therapy, intensive outpatienttreatment, ECT, ketamine, inpatient psychiatric treatment and an observationunit. The hospital is the sole corporate member of Northern Light AcadiaHealthcare that provides a substance use disorder treatment program, casemanagement services, and other outpatient mental health services in Penobscot,Waldo, and Knox counties. Northern Light Acadia Healthcare is the sole memberof Restorative Health, LLC that operates an outpatient mental health clinic inBangor.

Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine'sspectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England's bestwith the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboringtown of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, andcommerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service tomost major destinations.

Why Northern Light Acadia Hospital?

  • Robust Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Student Loan Reimbursement Programs
  • Relocation Reimbursement
  • Sign on Bonus
  • Flexible Schedules and Exceptional Work/Life Balance
  • Generous PTO benefits
  • Leadership and Teaching Opportunities
  • Stipends Available for Certain Board Certifications

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact:

Gavin Higgins, Provider Recruitment


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.

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