Remote Adult Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – NP – Florida

Job Overview

  • Clinical License APRN, PMHNP
  • State(s) FL


Pulled from the full job description
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Full job description

About us

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At Author Health, we are a new company offering technology-enabled health care services for seniors with complex mental health conditions. We seek a behavioral health nurse practitioner to provide clinical care on a multidisciplinary team providing virtual-first care to seniors with serious mental illness (SMI).

Job Description: Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner

  • Perform virtual initial psychiatric assessments, and follow-up care, to seniors with serious mental illness, through collaboration with a psychiatrist
  • Create treatment plans that may involve prescribing medication, referring to psychotherapy or other modalities of treatment, and determining whether referrals to higher levels of care are warranted
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team to address patients’ physical, behavioral health and social needs, including psychiatry (MD/DO/NP), primary care, social work, community health workers and care coordinators
  • Deliver patient care and patient education in a manner that is appropriate to a patient’s age, physical ability, educational level, and culture, potentially involving the patient’s family members in this process
  • Participate in the coordination of care with PCPs and other medical professionals who are taking care of patients
  • When necessary, order laboratory and imaging workup
  • When clinically indicated, may perform in-person assessments
  • Timely and comprehensive documentation of clinical work in the electronic health record
  • Perform similar or related duties as assigned or required
  • Comfort working within a new care delivery paradigm


  • Board-certified PMHNP licensed to practice in Florida, or able to obtain a Florida license
  • Self-starter, takes initiative, comfort with ambiguity and working in a nascent environment
  • Excitement about providing care to patients with SMI in a new care paradigm
  • Passion about improving the lives of patients and their caregivers, and improving care delivery
  • Experience treating patients with serious mental illness (preferred: experience treating seniors)
  • Bilingual Spanish-English preferred
  • Greater than three years of experience providing direct psychiatric care is a plus
  • Experience working on a multidisciplinary team of providers is a plus
  • Comfort managing patients with complex medical and psychosocial needs
  • Experience working in a collaborative care model is a plus
  • Full-time, 40h/week (anticipate 30h/week direct virtual patient care), with occasional on-call responsibilities

Job Types: Permanent, Full-time

Pay: $130,000.00 – $140,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Geriatrics
  • Home Health
  • Psychiatry

Standard shift:

  • Day shift

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Supplemental schedule:

  • Overtime

Weekly schedule:

  • 5×8
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

Work setting:

  • Remote
  • Telehealth


  • Psychiatric care: 3 years (Required)


  • PMHNP (Required)

Work Location: Remote




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