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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

at Southwest Behavioral & Health Services

Posted: 7/18/2019
Job Reference #: 4733
Keywords: nursing

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant

AZ-Flagstaff-Flagstaff 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 forty sites, over one thousanad employees, and 40 years’ experience.  We’re working to be the behavioral health provider of choice; this is reflected in such core values as collaboration, self-determination, respect for diversity, and a strong belief in the resilience and recovery of individuals. We value the employees at the heart of our organization, as well as the effective management of the resources that make their success possible.

We provide an EXCELLENT compensation package including: Health, Dental, Vision, Life, 403(b), Pet Insurance, 10 Paid Holidays, Malpractice Insurance, CME leave and reimbursement, and Generous Vacation & Sick Time!

Join Southwest Behavioral Health Services as we inspire people to feel better and lead fuller lives. By helping others discover their strengths, we improve our communities and ourselves. Be part of one of Arizona's largest, most widely respected non-profit behavioral health agencies. 

We are seeking a full-time Psych NP  or PA to join our Opiates Recovery Services program in Prescott Valley/Flagstaff AZ.  This position offers a flexible schedule!! 


This position has primary responsibility for the medical and psychiatric functions in an outpatient clinical setting. Provides psychiatric assessments, buprenorphine treatment services, 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 site staff as needed.

Psych NP Requirements:

  • 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. 
  • Suboxon waiver or eligible to receive the waiver 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.

Psychiatrist Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school with a degree of Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy.
  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Psychiatry. Must be expected to obtain Board Certification within 3 years of hire date.
  • Suboxone waiver or eligible to receive the waiver required.
  • Knowledge of Federal, State and local regulations, accreditation and licensing standards relative to AZ State Medical board and opioid treatment. 
  • Demonstrated experience in opioid replacement treatment. 
  • Licensed to practice in the State of Arizona. Current DEA Certificate required.

For immediate consideration and further details, please contact Ricardo Aldana  at 602 351 6914; email at

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