Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Prescriber)

POSTED ON 11/16/2022 CLOSED ON 1/14/2023
Maryland Wellness, LLC Hired Organization Address Baltimore, MD Full Time

Job Posting for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Prescriber) at Maryland Wellness, LLC


Maryland Wellness (formerly known as BACHS Healthcare) is seeking a compassionate Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Medication Prescriber to join our team! In this remote role, you will be responsible for assessing mental health symptoms to diagnose and prescribe medications. Although this position is intended to be remote, you must reside within the state of Maryland for full consideration.

As a Medication Manager with Maryland Wellness, you will educate clients on the benefits, risks, and potential side-effects of medication options in order to allow clients to make informed decisions regarding treatment. The Prescriber will collaborate with clients and their treatment teams for holistic care, which includes referring to other programs and resources as needed. These services will be rendered within the guidelines of the Company’s clinical standards and regulating bodies. This position is an incredible opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others! If you are passionate about creating positive change within your community by serving those in need, then we encourage you to apply and join our team.

At Maryland Wellness, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we have developed a strong organization that is capable of providing remarkable care to our clients, families, and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prescribe medications in accordance with treatment guidelines.
  • Assess the client’s physical, mental, and emotional health and make recommendations accordingly.
  • Diagnose clients based on individual history, symptoms, and behaviors.
  • Advise on level of care, treatment goals, and other needed services (examples include writing referrals for other programs, making hospitalization submissions, and ordering for laboratory tests).
  • Educate clients regarding medications (and other behaviors), including risks, side-effects, benefits and reasonable outcome expectations for medication usage.
  • Provide psychiatric health services, education, counseling and emotional support to clients as needed.
  • Complete all documentation timely and accurately.
  • Communicate consistently with the client's treatment team in regards to scheduling, documentation, and client care.
  • Maintain scheduled client appointments based on agreed-upon schedule.
  • Assist with mental health emergencies as needed.
  • Be a positive representative of the organization by upholding standard messaging and its brand to clients, internal and external providers, referring partners, community affiliates, and any other external third party.
  • Attend scheduled meetings and trainings on-time as assigned; or make efforts to communicate any tardiness or absenteeism.
  • Deliver quality of care and documentation in line with the local, state, and federal government laws; the policies and expectations of accreditation bodies, including but not limited to, CARF and COMAR; and the clinical standards and expectations of the organization.

Required Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient knowledge of current research and literature about psychiatric medications and effects of usage.
  • Must be able to strategically, logically and realistically analyze, evaluate and develop solutions for client’s medication needs.
  • Ability to deliver quality of care in line with the local, state, and federal government laws.
  • Ability to deliver quality of care in line with the policies and expectations of accreditation bodies such as CARF.
  • The ability to effectively build relationships with individuals of all ages, ethnicity, education, and work experience.
  • Respect for individual differences and multicultural diversity.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and therapeutic skills.
  • Strong technology skills to input clinical documentation in EMR and administrative coordination.
  • Strong organization skills to manage multiple clients and scheduling.
  • Maintains confidentiality and all regulations regarding HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2.
  • Exhibits professionalism and a friendly demeanor, and is a positive representative of the company.
  • Reliable, ethical, and honest work ethic.

Required Experience, Education, & Certification/Licensure:

  • Minimum of a Master's Degree in Nursing is required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience with a diverse and/or underserved population in the fields of mental health, behavioral health, or addictions preferred.
  • Required to be licensed to practice independently and prescribe medicine in the state of Maryland by possessing at least one of the following:
  • A nurse psychotherapist (APRN-PMH)
  • A pediatric nurse practitioner with a PMHS
  • A nurse practitioner-psychiatric (CRNP-PMH)
  • A physician who demonstrates the competency to provide specialty mental health services
  • A psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or possessing the minimum educational and training requirements to take the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology examination for certification in psychiatry.
  • CPR and First Aid Certified.

Employee Benefits

At Maryland Wellness, our employees work hard to help improve the lives and well-being of people every single day. That is why we are committed to providing competitive opportunities and comprehensive benefits that support a healthy life for you and your family when you join our team. Some of these include:

  • Competitive compensation rates
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)*
  • A comprehensive medical plan that provides options for dental, vision, and health coverage*
  • Employer provided life insurance coverage*
  • 401(K) and 401(K) matching*

*For our fee-for-service contractor (1099) roles: we remain committed to your health and wellness, and we work diligently to ensure that you are connected with the right tools and resources to find the best plans or packages for your individual needs.

COVID-19 Precautions:
As a healthcare provider of home and community-based services, Maryland Wellness requires all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All sincerely held religious beliefs, medical, or other legally recognized exemptions regarding vaccination status will be considered.

  • Personal protective equipment is required and provided.
  • Social distancing guidelines are in place.
  • Daily temperature and symptom screenings are required when visiting office locations.
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures are in place.

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