Eastern Maine Healthcare System Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Portland, Maine

Mercy Hospital is hiring a full time PMHNP for their Behavioral Health Integration Team.

This position will be split between the Gorham and Windham Primary Care locations and is scheduled for normal business hours – *no nights or weekends! *The pay for this position has recently been increased! The ideal candidate will be part of a cohesive team focused on creating the best integrated health plan for each patient. The PMHNP will address physical symptoms, emotional concerns and actions that may be hindering a patient's progress towards optimal health. The following is a partial list of conditions that will be evaluated: anger, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, obesity, post-traumatic stress, sleep disturbances, substance abuse, and unexplained medical symptoms. The PMHNP will be responsible for providing patient education, counseling, assessment, diagnosis and treatment. This provider will establish therapeutic relationships with patient, family, and/or significant others, with consideration for religious, cultural and personal beliefs.

Must be certified or eligible for certification by ANCC, licensed as a RN by the State of Maine and have approval from the Board of Nursing to practice in the advanced role. Graduate of School of Nursing, prepared as an Advanced Practice Nurse.

The PMHNP will have access to highly confidential patient, employee and/or Mercy proprietary information, and must handle & protect the information in accordance with hospital & system policies, HIPAA requirements and the highest level of ethical standards. They are responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, or other security risks to the organization.