Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Physician Assistant (PA)

Health Career Services - Friendswood, TX (30+ days ago)4.8


Leading Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic Group needs Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Physician Assistant (PA) in Friendswood, TX to treat Adults or Children. Provider will be working with established Group in an outpatient setting focused on Clinical Analysis Sessions and expected to see Children. Prefer 1+ year experience and DEA, Hours 8-5 M-F, Excellent Salary or Hourly pay (DOE ) as Contractor or Excellent salary and benefit package fulltime employee.

Position Title: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Physician Assistant (PA)

Job Duties & Responsibilities: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Physician Assistant (PA)

Performs medical/ psychiatric assessments.
Performs medical evaluations of new clients upon admission and performs psychiatric evaluations as needed.
Provides weekly consultations with clients.
Provides on call coverage.
Responsible for Medication Management.
Responsible for providing medications according to approved formulary.
Provides on-going client education.
Provides on-going and quarterly staff training.

Education & Experience: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Physician Assistant (PA)

PMHNP program degree
Current valid state medical license
Board Certified Mental Health NP or PA
DEA/DPS license
1+ years’ experience in Psychiatric Mental Health care preferred
Ability to demonstrate understanding of a variety of models and theories of addiction, mental illness, and related issues.
Knowledge of philosophies, practices, policies and outcomes of models of treatment recovery, relapse prevention, and continuing care for dually diagnosed populations.
Understanding of diagnostic criteria for dual conditions and ability to conceptualize modalities and placement criteria within the continuum of care.
Excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
Ability to work with others and demonstrate leadership qualities

Benefits: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Physician Assistant (PA)

The practice is offering an excellent salary and benefits package that includes generous PTO plus paid holidays, medical malpractice insurance, 401K and health insurance stipend with reimbursement for continuing education.

About Friendswood, TX

Friendswood is a growing healthcare community located just southwest of the Houston Medical Center.

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