Job Description

Job Category:

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

AZ-Phoenix-Metro Outpatient Clinic (O)

Southwest Behavioral Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and over 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 20% company match after 1 year of service. Generous paid time off includes 4 weeks of vacation your 1st year (available after 6 months)!  We offer low cost medical insurance , dental insurance , STD, LTD, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include flexible schedule, licensure reimbursement, covered malpractice insurance, CME leave & reimbursement, 10 paid holidays, sick time, vision, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, and much more!

We are currently seeking an Adult & Child/Adol Psych NP or Psychiatrist to join the Metro Outpatient Program in Phoenix, AZ!  The schedule of the position will consist of working Monday - Friday, 40 hours.  Flexibility with schedule offered!  Position may include tele-psychiatry for additional coverage to other sites. 

Site approved for the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) Loan Repayment program!

This position has primary responsibility for the medical and psychiatric functions in an outpatient clinical setting. Provides general psychiatric services and is responsible for ensuring that the psychiatric services are in compliance with ADBHS as defined in the Covered Services Guide. Provides psychiatric assessments, medication monitoring, & continuity of care facilitation for adults and/or children/adolescent clients in an outpatient setting using a client-directed outcome informed approach. This may include direct supervision as well as review and revision of all applicable procedures and their execution relating to the daily medically related activities.  Maintains expected level of productivity goals.  Maintains appropriate medical chart management and documentation with particular emphasis on PCP coordination of care, laboratory, and vitals compliance standards.  Collaborate with Program Director/Coordinator in delivering program specific services. Provide opportunities for clinical case staffings to OP site staff as needed.

  • Requires MA degree in Nursing and ANCC Psychiatric Mental Health Certification.  Possession of a current nursing license or ability to obtain license in the State of Arizona. 
  • Current DEA Certificate required. 
  • Must have fingerprint clearance issued by Arizona Department of Public Safety or eligible to receive within eight (8) weeks of hire.
  • Demonstrated experience assessment. Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations, accreditation and licensing standards relative to Arizona State Board of Nursing.

For immediate consideration and further details, please contact Carly Colwell at 602-285-4244; email at


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