Posted: Jan 12, 2021

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Adult Inpatient

Application Deadline: N/A
Health Services

Northern Light Acadia Hospital is seeking a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for our Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Unit in Bangor, Maine!


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
  • Assures that all behavioral health patients receive appropriate evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and medical screening and that psychiatric care is appropriately documented in the medical record
  • Supervised by a designated Psychiatrist
  • Ability to prescribe suboxone (X number -preferable or willing to obtain)


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 offers the following innovative programming:

  • Behavioral home health
  • Integrated behavioral healthcare in primary care practices
  • Mood and Memory Clinic – (involved in multiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications)
  • Individual therapy
  • Intensive outpatient treatment
  • ECT
  • Ketamine
  • Inpatient psychiatric treatment and observation unit

Acadia hospital is the sole corporate member of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare which offers a substance use disorder treatment program, case management services, and other outpatient mental health services in Penobscot, Waldo, and Knox counties.

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 PTO benefits
  • Leadership and Teaching Opportunities
  • Stipends Available for Certain Board Certifications


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 Health offers the people of Maine a broad range of providers and services, including ten hospitals, primary care and specialty physician practices, long-term care, home health and hospice agencies, and emergency ground and air transport.

For confidential consideration, please contact:

Kelsey Anderson, LCSW - Provider Recruiter
Phone: 207-973-4057
Email: [email protected]