Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Central California Coast
Monterey, CA

One of the most highly respected not-for-profit hospital systems in California is seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join their rapidly expanding psychiatric department. The ideal candidate will have experience as a nurse practitioner in a psychiatric setting.

Responsibilities of the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Monterey, California:

  • Work in a consultative liaison (CL) role with weekly rotations in the outpatient clinic, emergency department, med/surg unit, and inpatient unit
  • Perform initial and follow-up psychiatric assessments
  • Initiate, renew, and change medications, as necessary
  • Order routine lab, radiology, and diagnostic testing
  • Provide initial interpretation of results
  • Initiate or expedite requests for consultations and special tests or studies
  • Provide education and training (individual or groups) to patients and families
  • Communicate clinical findings to physicians
  • Monday – Friday work schedule; rare weekend coverage required

Compensation and Benefits for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Monterey, California:

  • Full-time Salary: $154,000 to $170,000 per year, based on experience
  • Relocation expenses covered up to $8,000 based on distance
  • Up to $9,000 housing stipend for those relocating to the area
  • Generous PTO (200 hours first year, 224 second year, 265 years 3-5, growing thereafter)
  • Benefits package includes heavily discounted medical (just $59 bi-weekly!)
  • Free dental and vision
  • Amazing retirement package including an automatic 3% employer contribution, even if you don’t contribute
  • Hospital-sponsored annuity contribution
  • Free gym membership
  • CME allowance and CME time off
  • Paid malpractice insurance
  • Paid interview expenses (airfare, hotel, car rental)
  • Other benefits include short and long-term disability, life insurance, flex spending account, pet protection insurance, childcare/eldercare, educational allowance, college savings plan

To learn more, please contact Matthew Sherriff by TEXT MESSAGE at (833) 650-4553, by PHONE at (913) 341-7117, or apply directly through this job board.

Job Requirements
Requirements of the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Monterey, California:

  • PMHNP board certification required
  • 2-years experience as a Psychiatric nurse practitioner preferred
  • Ability to obtain licensure in California
  • Experience in a consultative liaison role is a plus
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen (including the screening of tobacco products)