Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Community Based
Join our CAYAC (Children, Adolescent, and Young Adult Connections) team within the Mental Health and Substance Use Connections team (“Connections”). Connections is integral to helping community members understand their behavioral health needs and connecting them to services that best meet their situation. Connections works with anyone at any age who has (or who’s loved one has) a behavioral health need, offering answers, options, and support to help them take the next step towards connecting to options that can help them improve mental health and work towards recovery from substance use.
The position will provide brief psychiatric services to children, adolescents, and young adults. This includes initial psychiatric evaluations, diagnosis, medication management, and follow up care. As part of the CAYAC multi-disciplinary team, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with community partners to help ensure clients and families receive exceptional initial attention to their behavioral health and substance use needs and help reduce barriers to ongoing behavioral health care and services. The position provides approximately (75%) clinical care and (25%) is designated for administrative tasks, including internal and external collaboration.
Education and Experience
- Licensed NP in State of Colorado
- Active DEA license
- A minimum of two years of clinical experience providing exceptional child and adolescent psychiatry services as part of a multi-disciplinary team in an outpatient or inpatient setting.
- Professional liability license
How to Apply
Provide a cover letter that details your professional experiences and how your qualifications align with this position. Submit your cover letter and resume to: Search Coordinator,
- Mail: Health District of Northern Larimer County, 120 Bristlecone Drive, Fort Collins, CO 80524
- Fax: 970-221-7165
- Email to email@example.com.
Why work for us
- Our mission is to enhance the health of our community and to achieve this we provide health services that address unmet needs and opportunities in our community.
- We demonstrate dignity and respect for all people and focus on our employees, clients, and community.
- Employees are encouraged to develop their skills and knowledge that result in successful performance in their roles/positions.
- We are committed to providing equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals. The Health District does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other applicable status protected by federal, state or local law. Employment decisions at the Health District will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.
- We provide the following benefits for this part-time position: 401(a) and optional 457(b) retirement plans, generous flexible paid time off (prorated based on number of hours worked), and employee wellness and recognition activities.
- Health District is an eligible employer for those qualifying for federal loan forgiveness.