Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Program: Behavioral Health
Diagnoses and treats patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders as described below. Provides services face to face, through telehealth from LCMHS offices, and/or from another remote location. Patients served to include children and adults, many of who may be persons with severe psychiatric challenges.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the duties satisfactorily; the requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required: Master’s Degree or doctorate from an accredited school of nursing plus postgraduate certification and license.
Knowledge of substance use treatment and intellectual disabilities care.
Required: Valid Vermont-issued license and board certification to practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioner; maintenance of certification as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and personal vehicle with current registration, state inspection, and appropriate insurance.