Dickinson Center, Inc. is searching for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Psychiatric Physician Assistant to join our team at our central office in Ridgway, Pa 15853. Candidates for this position will be responsible for a diverse clinical population, and are required to hold a license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. The work carried out in this position will ultimately have a direct impact on a local community that might otherwise need to travel to other areas to receive treatment. Candidates can expect to help families, children, couples, and individuals successfully manage their health and live among their peers in their own community.
The candidate for this position will be expected to provide psychiatric nursing services under the direction of the Medical Director. This position prescribes psychotropic medications and performs psychiatric assessments, manages treatment plans, and will order and interpret tests. This position involves some regional travel, and will require the candidate to hold a valid driver's license.
Job information and benefits:
• Comprehensive benefits package• Full time (Exempt)• Department: Outpatient• Qualifications: Valid PA drivers license, and a PMHNP or PPA license to practice in the state of Pennsylvania• $100,000 Base salary (could possibly be higher with experience)• Work during office hours only: No on-call on evenings or weekends!• Dickinson Center is an approved provider in a "health professional shortage area" for the NHSC Student Loan Repayment program. Qualified candidates may work for Dickinson Center while the government provides funds to repay student loans.
Dickinson Center, Inc. is a 501(3)c organization providing behavioral health, intellectual disability, and children’s prevention services in rural Northwestern Pennsylvania. Dickinson Center is a very progressive non-profit organization with 200 employees and an annual operating budget of nearly $10 million.
About the Area:
Our central office in Ridgway (Elk County, PA) is located in the heart of the Allegheny National Forest. Our current employees are known for taking advantage of the year round outdoor activities available in our area, including hunting, fishing, backpacking, downhill and cross country skiing, canoeing, and much more!