Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health Integration

MaineHealth | Biddeford, ME

Posted Date 4/20/2018
Description Maine Behavioral Healthcare, a MaineHealth member, has an exciting and interesting salaried position for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work with the Southern Maine Health Care Women’s Clinic in Biddeford. This is a well-established position working alongside the medical providers, the LCSW, and other support staff in the Women’s Clinic. It is ideal for someone interested in providing highly valued psychiatry services within a medical team. You will be a member of the medical staff team, as well as the larger Behavioral Health Integration program where training, supervision and consultation are provided.
As one of the largest BHI programs in the nation, we have approximately 40 clinicians providing care at over 50 primary care locations and almost 10 specialty offices throughout Maine.

In this role, the Nurse Practitioner (NP) will provide psychiatric evaluation, determine diagnoses and prescribe appropriate treatment as indicated for a variety of psychiatric conditions. As a member of the patient care team, the NP will establish therapeutic relationships in order to facilitate patient’s progress with treatment goals. To be effective, the NP will have the demonstrated ability to balance independent clinical decision making with appropriate consultation from providers. In addition, the NP integrates biopsychosocial information into single, shared medical record and obtains consultation from a collaborating physician when appropriate.

Benefits include:

  • Relocation Assistance
  • Generous Time Off
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • ID Theft Protection
  • Retirement Plan
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Career growth opportunities

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of accredited Nurse Practitioner program.
  • Previous relevant RN experience or at least one year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Current license issued by the State of Maine or eligible for licensure.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Epic EMR experience preferred.

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.

With a service area covering the Greater Portland area and a large part of southern Maine, a career with Maine Behavioral Healthcare gives you the opportunity to live, work and play in one of the most beautiful areas of the country. Southern Maine offers natural beauty, four-season recreational opportunities and a wealth of historic and cultural attractions. Wherever you settle, you will have easy access to Maine’s picturesque coast and sandy beaches, and its countless mountains, lakes and rivers. Portland itself was recently named the most livable city in America by Forbes Magazine .

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.

Geographic Region
Maine Beaches
Industry
Healthcare | Nursing

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AddressBiddeford, ME