Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse, Doorway (0.60 FTE)
Dartmouth - Hitchcock
Location: Keene, New Hampshire
Type: Full Time
Required Education: NP
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Internal Number: APRN
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Cheshire Medical Center's Doorway Department in Keene, NH
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene / Cheshire Medical Center is currently seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our collegial and community-centered Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) program in our Doorway Department.
In this role, you will provide outpatient psychiatric evaluation and medication management services at Cheshire Medical Center’s Doorway Department, which launched its Medically Assisted Treatment (MAT) program in September 2020. You will work in coordination with the Doorway team and provide MAT psychiatric services to patients with substance use disorders and co-occurring behavioral health issues. Collaborating with a physician, an RN, and a clinical team, you will coordinate client care and assist with insurance pre-authorization, referrals, and caseload management. Although the position is office-based at present, there will be an opportunity to grow telehealth services in the future in order to serve clients at remote locations and in inclement circumstances. This role is part-time (benefit-eligible) at 0.60 FTE, which is equivalent to 24-30 working hours per week, between 8am and 6pm.
The jointly-affiliated hospital Cheshire Medical Center is a 169 bed, Level III community hospital that offers access to a variety of specialties and services including Primary Care, General Surgery, ENT, Ophthalmology, Dermatology, Orthopedics, Allergy, Nephrology, Women’s Health, Radiology, and Pulmonary Medicine.
What Dartmouth-Hitchcock has to offer you:
Competitive compensation, benefits and relocation
Dedicated CME time and funds
Ties to the Academic Medical Center
What New Hampshire has to offer you:
Four seasons and an outdoor lifestyle
Access to major cities and airports
Proximity to ski mountains and hiking trails
Driving distance to the seacoast/ocean
Abundance of local lakes for boating and swimming
Keene is a picturesque college town in Southwestern New Hampshire that is an ideal place to call home. Keene has a strong sense of community with a vibrant downtown area, excellent public schools, and 4-season outdoor recreation opportunities.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Keene (D-H Keene) is a 150 physician and associate provider, multi-specialty community practice and a division of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock system based in Lebanon, New Hampshire. This diverse group of professionals is committed to quality and patient safety, continuous process improvement and clinical measurement. D-H Keene is a nationally recognized leader in population health and the patient-centered medical home care delivery model. It is innovative and collaborative in its use of integrative medicine, value-based care, accountable-care models and electronic health records. It is the largest community practice in the 650+ physician Dartmouth Hitchcock Health System which boasts a leading medical center and medical school.
Cheshire Medical Center, is only the 14th hospital ever to be named an American Hospital Association “Living the Vision” awardee (2013) and is both the 2010 New Hampshire Healthcare Business of the Decade and 2014 New Hampshire Healthcare Business of the Year.
Minimum Required Education:
Master’s or Doctorate Degree in Nursing with focus on Psychiatric nursing
Graduation from a state-certified advance practice program specializing in psychiatry/mental health
Minimum Required Experience:
At least 1-2 years providing direct client care to persons receiving treatment for psychiatric disorders
Ability to work with both adult and adolescent populations.
3+ years of experience as a psychiatric provider
Experience in telemedicine
Demonstrated experience with compromised populations
Must be certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) in Psychiatric Mental Health (PMH) as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (APRN)
An unrestricted license to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) in the state of New Hampshire
Must have a valid DEA number and unrestricted DEA license in New Hampshire
Registration with the state Prescription Monitoring Program (PDMP) in New Hampshire
No suspension/exclusion/debarment from participation in federal health care programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid)
Maintain credentials and licensure with all major insurance companies and licensing boards with the assistance of Dartmouth Hitchcock credentialing team.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.
How can the lifestyle in New Hampshire and Vermont compliment your career? You can have amazing 4-season living with a career at one of the top health systems in the country. The Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system stretches over New Hampshire and Vermont and offers the quintessential New England experience. With no income or sales tax, this beautiful area combines history, industry and business and has been ranked consistently as one of the best places in the US to live and work. Anchored by the academic Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, NH, the system includes the NCI-designated Norris Cotton Cancer Center, the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth-Hitchcock; 4 affiliated hospitals and 30 Dartmouth-Hitchcock ambulatory clinics across the region. We are close to the urban centers of Boston, New York and Montreal, but also offer proximity to the seacoast and multiple top-tier ski mountains within a short driving distance. Throughout New Hampshire, the opportunities – both career and personal – truly make our area the ideal place to work and play.Dartmouth-Hitchcock is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without ...regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.