Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry

  • Northern Light Health
  • Oct 29, 2019
Full time Psychiatry & Pediatric Psychiatry

Job Description

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is seeking an additional Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to provide and direct the delivery of Pediatric outpatient psychiatric services under the supervision of a designated Psychiatrist. This is a full-time position in the Pediatric Ambulatory Clinic where the PMHNP will be responsible and accountable for the research-based knowledge, skills, and experience to assess, diagnose, treat, and provide psychiatric care for patients with psychiatric needs. The PMHNP provides direct patient care and functions as a clinical leader, resource, and preceptor for other staff through program development, group decision-making, implementing plans, and improving quality of care. The PMHNP will oversee a team of 3 nurses per hour per day.

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is an acute care, regional psychiatric hospital in Bangor, Maine that is a leader in the provision of tele-psychiatry services, including consultations to regional emergency departments and primary care practices. Northern Light Acadia Hospital offers innovative programming in the form of a behavioral home health, integrated behavioral 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 outpatient treatment, ECT, ketamine, inpatient psychiatric treatment and an observation unit. The hospital is the sole corporate member of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare that provides a substance use disorder treatment program, case management services, and other outpatient mental health services in Penobscot, Waldo, and Knox counties. Northern Light Acadia Healthcare is the sole member of Restorative Health, LLC that operates an outpatient mental health clinic in Bangor.

Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine’s spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England’s best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including nine hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

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 CME and Time-Off Benefits
  • Leadership and Teaching Opportunities
  • Stipends Available for Certain Board Certifications