Remote Bilingual Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner – California

Job Overview

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

Ascend Healthcare is committed to providing fully integrated, quality psychiatric and behavioral health services in a compassionate, convenient, and affordable manner.  We work with external partners to provide services to patients across the country through integrated psychiatric medication management, substance use disorder treatment, counseling services, peer support and care coordination for seamless patient care. We believe in a “no wrong door” treatment model which finds ways to say “yes” to any patient referral rather than a multitude of exclusionary criteria found elsewhere. This approach reflects our values of improved patient and clinician experience, better outcomes, and lower costs.

About us:

Ascend Telehealth brings a professional, collaborative, and rewarding workplace culture towards our goal to create a profound impact on diverse communities.​

What we do:

Our providers treat all mental health and substance use disorders to a patient population of age 6 and up. Our philosophy is to incorporate all areas of care into a patient’s well-being. We believe in a “no wrong door” treatment model that finds ways to say “yes” to any patient referral rather than a multitude of exclusionary criteria found elsewhere.

Position Summary:

We are looking for a Bilingual Psychiatric PA-C or PMHNP to provide psychiatric and substance use disorder treatment to our patients. Services will be provided remotely, through telemedicine, to patients throughout California. We are a “say yes” first clinical provider and look to treat patients where they are and guide them along their journey to recovery and stabilization.

*Providers must be active in or willing to obtain California Medical Licensure

Key Areas of Ownership:

  • Psychiatric Diagnostic Evaluations for General Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder across all age spectrums.
  • Psychopharmacological management of all psychiatric diagnosed treatment conditions
  • Data Waivered (or willingness to learn) to provide medication-assisted treatment to those with OUD in active withdrawal or recovery.
  • Supportive psychotherapy, motivational interviewing and proficiency in trauma informed approach, harm reduction modeling and patient-centered treatments.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and care coordination between psych, substance use tx and medical integration.
  • Direct support for scheduled and walk-in patients
  • Completion of validated rating scales documentation and treatment plans to assist in determining level of care.
  • Care coordination for patients including psychological testing, medical referrals, resources, peer supports, housing and other social determinants otherwise identified.
  • Direct involvement with multidisciplinary team including PCP’s, Pediatricians, OB/GYN, counseling, peer support staff and care coordinators.

You should bring…

  • Active and unrestricted California Medical License or willingness to obtain
  • DEA License
  • Compact Medical License (preferred)
  • Bilingual- English and Spanish
  • A patient-first mindset
  • Comfortability to work in fully-remote environment


  • Quarterly Bonus Program
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and LTD benefits
  • PTO + Company Holidays
  • Yearly CEU Stipend
  • Collaborative Environment
  • Remote-first setting
  • Clinician Owned and Operated

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $170,000-$180,000 with primary residence in CA

Incentive Bonus Program: Paid quarterly


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Ascend Healthcare Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.




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