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Nurse Practitioner -Psychiatry- Damariscotta

parental leave, paid time off
United States, Maine, Damariscotta
February 29, 2024


Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner-Family Friendly Location - located on the Damariscotta River

LincolnHealth, part of the MaineHealth System, is recruiting for a Full Time Integrated Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner (NP), Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) in the Primary Care Outpatient Practice in Damariscotta, ME.

At Maine Health you will experience the exceptional and rewarding lifestyle only Maine can offer.

Duties and Responsibilities of the job

Under the direction of a physician and/or Medical Director, this NP's responsibilities include co-management of caseloads with the patients' primary clinician and the care team.

  • Complete diagnostic evaluation and health screening.
  • Prescribe medical treatment within scope of practice.
  • Provide on-going medication assessment, education and management.
  • Provide therapeutic treatment in face to face and tele-psychiatric evaluations.
  • Develop and record a plan for effective and timely treatment for patients in a community based setting.
  • Respond to medical emergencies and determine need for transfer to accepting facility in collaboration with psychiatric care when needed
  • Complete medical records timely per policy

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Master's degree as Advanced Nurse Practitioner
  • Valid license as a Nurse Practitioner by the Maine State Board of Nursing and qualified to do psychiatric evaluations and medication management
  • Advanced skill and knowledge in conducting psychiatric evaluations and treating psychiatric patients.
  • Specific credentialing criteria needed if working in the hospital as defined by Medical Staff By-Laws.
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a PMHNP

Benefits include

  • Competitive salary base
  • Comprehensive benefit package
  • Paid time off
  • Annual CME allowance
  • Collaborative work in a multidisciplinary team

Damariscotta is set amidst Maine's legendary coastal region, with miles of oceanfront, rivers and streams, mountains and thousands of acres of forested woodlands. With countless healthy activities to fill every season, if you love the outdoors you'll love it here with us!

To apply for or learn more about this position, please send your cv or inquiry to Sherri Jones. Sherri.jones@mainehealth.org or call 207-563-4277

Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

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