Posted: Jan 12, 2021

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Adult Outpatient Medication Management

Application Deadline: N/A
Health Services

Northern Light Acadia Hospital seeks a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) for our Adult Medication Management program.


The PMHNP is an independently licensed clinician who is responsible and accountable for the research-based knowledge, skills, and experience to assess, diagnose, treat, and provide psychiatric care for clients with psychiatric and substance use treatment needs.

  • Provides mental health treatment using psychotherapy, medication management, and other interventions
  • Consults with other healthcare providers
  • Provides direct patient care
  • Enhances the ability of others to provide healthcare 
  • Functions as a clinical leader, a resource and preceptor for other staff
  • Integral part of program development, guiding group decision-making, implementing plans, and improving quality of care.
  • Inpatient and Hospital Rounding call opportunities for additional compensation in adult and pediatrics
  • Supervised by a designated Psychiatrist
  • Ability to prescribe suboxone (X number -preferable or willing to obtain)
  • Schedule: 5 days per week, M-F excluding call needs (7-3, 8-4, 9-5, or 10-6)


Northern Light Acadia Hospital is an acute care, regional psychiatric hospital in Bangor, Maine.  Acadia Hospital is a leader in the provision of tele-psychiatry services, including consultations to regional emergency departments and primary care practices. Additionally, we offer innovative programming in the form of a behavioral health home, integrated behavioral healthcare in primary care practices, and a mood and memory clinic, which is involved in multiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications. Other available services include individual therapy, intensive outpatient treatment, ECT, ketamine, inpatient psychiatric treatment and an observation unit. The hospital is the sole corporate member of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare that provides a substance use disorder treatment program, case management services, and other outpatient mental health services in Penobscot, Waldo, and Knox counties.

Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England's best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is a member of Northern Light Health, an integrated statewide health delivery system. Northern Light Health offers a broad range of providers and services, including ten hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, homehealth and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.


Why Northern Light Acadia Hospital?

  • Robust Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Student Loan Reimbursement Programs
  • Relocation Reimbursement
  • Sign on Bonus
  • Flexible Schedules and Exceptional Work/Life Balance
  • Generous CME and Time-Off Benefits
  • Leadership and Teaching Opportunities
  • Stipends Available for Certain Board Certifications


For confidential consideration or more information, please contact:

Kelsey Anderson, LCSW - Provider Recruiter

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 207-973-5358