Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

Job ID
Job Locations
US-TX-Grand Prairie
Posted Date
3 months ago(11/1/2022 5:43 PM)
Nurse Practitioner (APRN)/Physician Assistant (PA)


Company Summary

If you are searching for a fulfilling place to develop your career and an opportunity to make a difference in helping others, then keep reading on. Here at AAC, we have a progressive culture; we listen to your ideas, value a work/life balance, invest in education, and we foster trust and respect for all individuals. Our exceptional comp and strong benefits include company matching 401K, medical, dental, vision and life insurance. We are looking for our future leaders, who are not only going to fill the qualifications for this job description, but who are going to exceed expectations. Be a part of a team whose mission is to provide quality, compassionate, and innovative care to adults struggling with addiction and co-occurring mental health disorders. Our purpose and passion are to empower patients, their families, and our communities by helping individuals achieve recovery and optimal wellness of the mind, body, and spirit. 


Job Summary

As a member of a multidisciplinary medical team, the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) will work collaboratively to deliver high quality, direct clinical care at Greenhouse Treatment Center.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs psychiatric evaluations, follow-ups, detox management, and MAT as per SOP
  • Psych Evals within 48 hours of admission/provider/month (Psychiatry)
  • Orders labs and other clinically appropriate testing and prescribes medications and treatments
  • Participates in the development and implementation of treatment plans
  • Consult with other physicians/clinicians about each patient’s specific need and refers to specialists as necessary
  • Documents all patient encounters and diagnostic test results accurately and timely in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR)
  • Participates as an active member of the clinical team
  • Attends monthly medical staff meetings with pertinent clinical staff and UR
  • Other duties as assigned including but not limited to participate on clinical/medical committees, providing education and quality review.
  • Establishes positive, professional relationships with local medical community and within the organization



  • Comply with all applicable laws to physicians including HIPAA and title 42 CFR
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal), bedside manner and time management skills
  • Demonstrate effective teamwork
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with persons from diverse socioeconomic, education, racial, ethnic and professional backgrounds
  • Computer literate with the ability to appropriately utilize EMR system
  • Organize and prioritize workload to provide high quality care and meet deadlines
  • Meet and maintain facility credentialing and privileging requirements
  • Consistently demonstrate positive customer service attitude
  • Maintain the highest ethical and moral standards among all – employees, contractors, patients and members of the general public
  • If more than one facility, travel between facilities
  • Willing to work evening hours and weekends if necessary
  • Upholds the policies and procedures of Greenhouse Treatment Center and American Addiction Centers

Physical Requirements

AAC is committed to principles of equal opportunities for all employees.  The Company will provide reasonable accommodations that are necessary to comply with State and Federal disability discrimination laws

  • Prolonged sitting at a desk
  • Must be able to lift 15 pounds at a time

Certifications and Licenses:

  • Current, unrestricted license, Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant, in the state of Texas
  • Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification
  • Current, unrestricted DEA Certification
  • Current BLS Certification required (ACLS preferred)

American Addiction Centers is an equal opportunity employer.  American Addiction Centers prohibits employment practices that discriminate against individuals or groups of employees on the basis of age, color disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other category deemed protected by state and/or federal law.


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