Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) – Telehealth in Washington

Molina Healthcare

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Job Summary

The Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric-Mental Health (PMHNP) will work primarily in non-clinical settings and provide medical care to all levels of patients. Some programs may focus on specific populations (e.g., adult and geriatric, pediatric, and womens health).

Perform comprehensive medical assessments, order appropriate tests/procedures for diagnostic purposes, formulate treatment plans, obtain specialists' consultations as needed, and do appropriate documentation as required. Job roles and responsibilities emphasize a team-based approach to care and support each member of the team being trained to meet the highest level of function allowed by state law.


Provide post discharge coordination to reduce hospital readmission rates and emergency room utilization

Provide general medical and behavioral health care to various and/or specific patient levels adults, geriatric, and pediatrics.

Provides care coordination and preventative care services for geographical as well as virtual targets who are stratified by risk.

Schedule patient appointments for telehealth or in-person visits when appropriate

Perform comprehensive evaluations including history and physical exams for risk adjustment and other regulatory assessments

Address both chronic and acute primary care as well as behavioral health complaints, and able to ascertain medical urgency

Establish and document reasonable medical and behavioral health diagnoses

Seek specialty consultation as appropriate

Order pertinent diagnostic laboratory and radiology testing for the medical diagnosis or presenting symptom; able to work within an environment of limited resources and therefore uses diagnostic tests judiciously and appropriately

Discuss unusual or unclear symptoms or results with consulting physician in a timely manner

Accept feedback and direction from the supervising physician

Create and implements a medical plan of care

Perform diagnostic and/or therapeutic procedures within his/her level of training and expertise, and as outlined on the practice agreement and written protocol with the supervising physician

Perform face-to-face in-person visits in a variety of settings including home, skilled nursing facilities, and public locations.

Additionally, perform face-to-face synchronous video communications using TeleHealth platform based on business need and leadership direction

Order bulk laboratory orders to target specific populations of member.

Perform alternating on-call coverage to triage any urgent lab results and develop appropriate plan of care

Participate in community-based Pop Up Clinics as way of building relationship with community while addressing gaps in health care

Collaborate with fellow nurse practitioners to develop best practices to efficiently and effectively carry out work duties

Actively participate in regional meetings

Prescribe medications as appropriate

Remain knowledgeable on current therapies

Perform timely documentation in medical records in an electronic medical record computer system

Engage in practices constituting the practice of medicine in collaboration with and under the medical direction and supervision of a licensed physician to the degree required by state laws. He/she may also function as and perform all duties reasonably expected and assigned to an RN such medication administration.

Work as a partner with his/her supervising physician.

Job Qualifications

Masters degree in psychiatric-mental health from accredited nursing program

3-5-year experience as a Registered Nurse and/or Nurse Practitioner, ideally in a home health, community health, or public health setting

Completion of Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at the Master's level, with a national certification from on American Nurses Credentialing Center
Current state-issued license to practice as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

3 5 years previous experience as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Previous experience in home health as a licensed clinician
Experience with underserved populations facing socioeconomic barriers to health care
Fluency in a language in addition to English is plus
Immunization and phlebotomy skills

To all current Molina employees: If you are interested in applying for this position, please apply through the intranet job listing.

Molina Healthcare offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Molina Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/D/V.

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