Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Las Cruces and Anthony Location)

Location: Behavioral Health Specialty

Department: Nursing

Job Description:

Performs psychiatric assessments as needed and participates in the ongoing treatment of clients within the scope of law and regulation. Initiates, renews or modifies the psychotropic medications of clients. Conducts psychiatric assessments as needed and makes treatment recommendations. Provides consultation and education to clients and staff about psychotropic medications as clinical load allows and as requested by supervisor.

Job Requirements:

Licensed by the New Mexico Board of Nursing to practice, or eligible for licensure. Board Certification in a primary care specialty. DEA certification. New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification. Must have current/valid driver’s license and current automobile insurance. Graduate from nurse practitioner program. Requires Possession of a certificate as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from the State of New Mexico and three years’ experience in behavioral health. Additional training in primary care preferred but not required, e.g. diabetes education, women's health. Must pass a criminal background check; maintain a current driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and maintain a clean driving record. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.


*Health Insurance
*Vision Insurance
*Life & AD&D
*Short Term Disability
*Long Term Disability
*Supplement Life Insurance
*Holidays (9)
*Education Reimbursement
*Cafeteria Plan
*Travel Reimbursement