Job Description

Position Summary

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, working independently, provides medical care and treatment for clients with psychiatric illnesses (and substance use disorders) along the lifespan in an outpatient or telehealth setting. Treatment includes assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating and evaluating the patient care amongst a multi-disciplinary team.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Responds to and initiates care for those requiring mental health services at 2nd Chance.
  • Identifies & diagnoses patient mental health & substance use problems and prescribes treatment.
  • Implements mental health services utilizing therapeutic regimens.
  • Provides mental health education to patients, healthcare and medical staff.
  • Provide health/behavioral health assessment (including differential diagnoses, prognosis), treatment recommendations and treatment planning for clients across program types. 
  • Assess & provide medication management for behavioral health patients.
  • Provide counseling, brief therapy, psychoeducation about health/behavioral health and other care for clients as planned by the treatment team and to support the treatment plan of the client. 
  • Communication with health care providers outside of 2nd Chance and interpretation of health results for patient care planning.
  • Adhere to organizational standards, policies, and procedures, in addition to legal regulations.

 

Qualifications/Skills:

  • Board Certified Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC).
  • Must hold valid license to practice in the State of Arizona.
  • Must have full prescription authority and maintain current D.E.A. licensure.
  • Suboxone/buprenorphine waiver is strongly encouraged.
  • Master’s degree in nursing.
  • Must have fluency in documenting into an electronic medical record.
  • Excellent communication skills.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in nursing.
  • Board Certified Psychiatric & Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC).
  • 1-3+ years of experience is preferred but new graduates will be considered.

 

What You'll Get

  • Exceptional earning potential with a annual salary plus production.
  • Full Time Virtual / Hybrid Positions - Residing in Arizona.
  • Health/Dental/Vision available 1st of the month, following first 30 days.
  • 401K + PTO after 90 days.
  • Significant tuition reimbursement in the form of retention bonuses.
  • Flexible work schedule, no call, no weekends

2nd Chance is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

 

About our company:

2nd Chance believes in the importance of ALL aspects of health, both physical and mental and the role that plays in achieving the well-being of individuals in our global community. We are the first full-service outpatient center of its kind in Arizona providing comprehensive outpatient treatment for general psychiatric, mental health issues, and/or opioid/alcohol addictions both in-person and through telemedicine services.

Our exceptional team of psychiatrists, nurse practitioners and other health professionals provide compassionate care to our patients throughout Arizona, and we are growing rapidly!  We are dedicated to empowering every individual patient to make informed choices that help enable them to reach their goals through personalized treatment plans, support, and best practices in the field of behavioral health and substance abuse treatment.

Joining the 2nd Chance team means becoming more than just an employee - it means becoming part of a team that deeply cares for each individual we interact with and truly believes everyone deserves a second chance.