How much does a Mental Health Practitioner make in the United States? The average Mental Health Practitioner salary in the United States is $37,011 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $32,993 and $42,165. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Mental Health Practitioner ?

In the United States, a Psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (PMHNP) is an advanced practice registered nurse trained to provide a wide range of mental health services to patients and families in a variety of settings. PMHNPs diagnose, conduct therapy, and prescribe medications for patients who have psychiatric disorders, medical organic brain disorders or substance abuse problems. They are licensed to provide emergency psychiatric services, psychosocial and physical assessment of their patients, treatment plans, and manage patient care. They may also serve as consultants or as educato...

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Job Openings for Mental Health Practitioner
This position assists the staff psychiatrist and nurse practitioner in the prescription ... • Mental Health Nurse Manager, RN - PACT Under the supervision of the PACT Team Leader ...
Recruitology - 3 days ago
Goochland Powhatan Community Services Board - Goochland , VA
Mental Health Case Manager Goochland Powhatan Community Services is seeking a Mental Health Case Manager to provide services to adults with serious mental illness. Bachelor's degree required and must ...
Recruitology - 3 days ago
Our team is looking for a nurse practitioner to engage with us in providing excellent patient care ... mental health services across the lifespan through a bio-psychosocial model of care.
LinkedIn - 4 days ago
BetterHelp - Richmond , VA
Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), Psychologists, and Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) are all ...
BetterHelp - 62 days ago
... Mental Health , Family, Adult Gerontology, and Adult Nurse Practitionersto join its team in Staunton, Virginia . Our Nurse Practitioners work in nursing homes as part of a multi-disciplinary team ...
Lensa - 76 days ago
Centurion Of Fl/Mhm Services Inc. - Vienna , VA
$$ SIGN-ON BONUS $$ Centurion is seeking full-time Mental Health Professionals at Suwannee Correctional Institution in Live Oak, FL. Ask about our sign-on bonus and newly increased salaries! LMHCs ...
Monster - 3 days ago

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