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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Saint Paul, MN


Hiring Company

United Family Medicine

Positions Available

Full Time

Salary Information

$100,000 - $150,000 / year

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Position Description


United Family Medicine is a Federally-Qualified Health Center in St. Paul, where patients receive community-based Family Practice medical care in addition to mental health, dentistry, social work and other integrated services. When joining UFM, you become part of a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming team who are dedicated to serving our patients and pursuing our mission to deliver excellent healthcare for all and training for the providers of tomorrow.

United Family Medicine is seeking a full-time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to provide patients of UFM within the scope of licensing, training and credentialing. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will work closely with physicians and behavioral health staff to provide quality patient care. He or she will implement and maintain the highest standards of professional medical care for the patients at UFM.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical psychiatric patient care in the clinic through a combination of in-person visits and telemedicine visits.
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data, test or examination findings to diagnose nature and extent of mental disorder.
  • Prescribe, direct and administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional or behavioral disorders.
  • Collaborate with physicians, therapists, behavioral health consultants, social workers, psychiatric nurses or other professionals to discuss patient treatment plans as part of an integrated care model.
  • Provide psychiatric care to patients throughout their life states while emphasizing wellness, chronic disease management, illness prevention and care of acute illnesses.
  • Keep informed of psychiatric developments, drugs, treatments and medications promoting mental and behavioral health.
  • Participate in department and organizational meetings, committees and training programs.
  • Develop and maintain a panel of patients as a psychiatric care provider.
  • Deliver outstanding psychiatric care in a culturally sensitive and linguistically competent manner to a diverse patient population.
  • Prepare clinical reports and correspondence concerning patients under his/her care or projects under her/his responsibility to governing bodies, physicians, hospitals, and other individuals and facilities.
  • Ensure adherence to basic medical requirements for Federally Qualified Clinics, OSHA, Infection Control, Joint Commission and other governmental/non-governmental regulatory and accrediting agencies as needed by UFM.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Interface clinical and administrative decision-making processes to achieve UFM patient centered goals and objectives, using advanced problem solving, negotiation and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in determining solutions to challenges and barriers for patients.
  • Ability to self-direct and provide quality patient care within scheduling parameters.
  • Ability to establish rapport and gain the confidence of others on the health care team.
  • Demonstrate highest-level medical, administrative and ethical practices toward the achievement of UFM priorities as a Federally Qualified Health Care Center.
  • Ability to manage clinical and administrative performance toward priority goals and objectives.
  • Interface clinic and administrative activities toward patient centered care and delivery.


  • Current ANCC certification.
  • Current active NP and APRN Minnesota license.
  • Board certification in psychiatry/mental health.
  • Approved by the Minnesota Board of Nursing for prescription writing privileges.
  • Graduate of accredited Medical School, Master's or Doctorate Level Nursing Program.
  • Current medication dispensing license (DEA).
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in mental health outpatient, inpatient or partial program setting.

There are many benefits to joining our team but a few of the highlights include:

  • Great culture and team atmosphere.
  • Paid holidays.
  • Generous PTO accrual with immediate access.
  • 403 (b) retirement plan with the company match and 100% vested immediately.
  • Benefits enrollment starts the first of the month after the hire date.
  • Health insurance plan options and HSA plans with an employer contribution. Dental, vision, short-term disability, HSA, health care and dependent care FSA options.
  • Employer-sponsored Life w/AD&D and Long-term disability.

UFM is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Type: Full-time

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