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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Eugene, OR

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Company Name:Emergence
Location:Eugene, OR
Employment Type:Part-Time Salary Exempt
Category:Odyssey Community Counseling
Pay:$78800 - $80000.00 per year
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Emergence is excited to announce a new integrated care center that specializes in LGBTQIA+ care! We are partnering with TransPonder to open a center that offers mental health, harm reduction and abstinence addiction recovery, medication-assisted treatment, peer support, resource navigation, neurofeedback, psychiatric medication management, and a part-time primary care doctor all in one place. This program will be incubated under Emergence while TransPonder's Behavioral Health Program gets certified with the state. Come join Lane County's first LGBTQIA+ integrated clinic!

Emergence is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with a passion for serving the LBGTQIA+ community to provide direction and services to the clients we serve. You will be responsible for evaluating clients, prescribing appropriate medications, and ensuring staff receive the proper education as it pertains to our clients, and that our clients receive appropriate care to achieve their recovery goals. Emergence is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.

Our employees are the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company's achievement as well.

We embrace and encourage our employees' differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

Emergence's encourages and enforces:

  • Respectful communication and cooperation between all employees.
  • Teamwork and employee participation, permitting the representation of all groups and employee perspectives.
  • Work/life balance through flexible work schedules to accommodate employees' varying needs.
  • Employer and employee contributions to the communities we serve to promote a greater understanding and respect for the diversity.

All employees of Emergence have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect at all times.


Hiring Bonus: $3,500!

  • $1,500 on your first regular paycheck, $2,000 after 6 months.


Relocation Assistance:

  • Candidates hired outside of Oregon will receive a relocation stipend equal to one month's salary on their first regular paycheck, with a reimbursement clause if employment is terminated.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Position Highlights:

  • 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance for the employee
  • 401k with an employer match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Salary Exempt $80,000 per year
  • Telehealth Options
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Employer paid training and continuing education

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for evaluation of new clients and re-evaluation of current clients for initiation, alteration. or continuation of medications.
  • Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medications.
  • Order and interpret relevant diagnostic tests and screenings.
  • Develop treatment plans with clients.
  • Provide psycho-education related to treatment of diagnosis of mental illness.
  • Consult with third party payers or subsequent prescribers/treatment providers at other agencies as needed.
  • Be available for evaluation and consultation in areas of clarification of diagnosis or complications due to medical problems.
  • Provide psycho-education and in-service training to staff as needed.

Education and Experience:

  • MS Nursing degree with a specialty in Psychiatry and background in work with patients with mental health disorders.


  • Oregon Nurse Practitioner License
  • Oregon Registered Nurse License


  • Principles of effective medical, pharmacologic and mental health treatment and evidence-based practice
  • Familiarity with substance abuse disorders preferred


  • Proficient use of computers and other electronic devices
  • Electronic Records use, storage and transfer in accordance with HIPAA regulations
  • Medicaid/Medicare clinical review experience.


  • Ability to interact positively with individuals in services, other medical providers, Executive Director and Mental Health Program Director.
  • Ability to make effective recommendations regarding client care.
  • Ability to listen, motivate, communicate clearly and in a manner accessible to staff and clients via written comments in the clinical record and via writing and other media with other medical professionals.

Application Procedures:

EMERGENCE is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals with lived experience of substance use disorder and/or criminal justice involvement are encouraged to apply, LGBTQIA+, BIPOC, living with disability.

Complete applications include a cover letter with 3 references and a resume.