Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

  • BACA
  • Remote
  • Sep 08, 2020
Full time Health Care

Job Description

About BACA: Bay Area Clinical Associates, P.C. (BACA) is a physician-owned and operated organization offering evidence-based mental health services to youth aged 26 and younger and their families in the San Francisco Bay Area.  BACA currently offers outpatient and intensive outpatient services in San Jose, Berkeley and Menlo Park and has plans to extend throughout all of California.

As a mental health care agency, we are looking for a dedicated person who enjoys helping others. Our mission is to set a new standard in providing evidence-based, multidisciplinary, integrated care. BACA is a fun, friendly place to work and we go on a first name basis for patients and staff. We strive to provide all therapy and medication services and collaborate with schools and other providers involved with our patients’ care. We do treat adults, but only the parents of the children we treat.
Position duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary team with child & adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists, LMFTs/LCSWs, associates and trainees to address mental health needs in children, adolescents, and young adults 26 and younger as well as their families 
  • Provide  individual, group and family therapy as well as medication visits for assigned patients in an outpatient and IOP setting
  • Assist in developing innovative treatment programs
  • Engage in regular collaboration with physicians to review cases and treatment


Position Requirements: 

  • Current license in the State of California as a Nurse Practitioner with prescriptive authority
  • Must have valid NPI and DEA certificate 
  • Must complete credentialing and contracting with insurance companies following an offer being extended but prior to starting - this process can take 3-5 months 
  • Knowledge of acute adolescent and/or child psychological disorders 
  • Ability to  maintain confidentiality
  • Knowledge of acute adolescent and/or child psychological disorders 
  • Ability to clearly summarize pertinent clinical information via written correspondence and medical record documentation in a timely manner 


Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health, dental, life, vision for employees working 0.6 FTE
  • Long-term disability insurance for employees working 0.8 FTE
  • 401(k)
  • Weekly supervision for the first three months of employment 
  • Staff meetings, case conferences and journal club
  • State licensure and professional liability insurance (malpractice) covered
  • 4 weeks vacation/sick leave (160 hours per year at 1.0 FTE)
  • Research opportunities available
  • Innovative, easy-to-use EMR
  • Professional membership (AACAP, APA, CPA, CAMFT, NASW) encouraged and reimbursed
  • Annual Educational funds; eligible to use after 6 months
  • Maternity leave policy commensurate with time worked at BACA