Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (RN III)

Organization/Company Name: 
Yamhill County Health and Human Services
Position Description: 

Job #BH20-053

Yamhill County has an opening for a regular full-time contracted Licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work in the Adult Behavioral Health Community Outpatient Integrated Services Program. Responsibilities of this position will include the psychiatric evaluation, treatment planning, supervision of subsequent treatment interventions, and timely review and approval of services for individuals served through all applicable insurances and may also include Medication Assisted Treatment for individuals with qualifying substance use disorders (as certified to do so) and as medically appropriate. As a member of the medical team, the licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner provides psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment to individuals referred for medication services, both routine and urgent/emergent medication evaluation and treatment. Will be subject to successful completion of a background check. Please see website for full details.

Position Function: 
Position Type: 

Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for the entire family. For the 2020-2021 plan year, the County will pay 98% of the monthly premium and employees will pay 2% ($34.89 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.
Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).
Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid
Life insurance - $6,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.
Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, you will earn 12.38 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance, employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

Must qualify as a Licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and be able to provide appropriate credentials of professional qualifications including evidence of current, unencumbered licensure in the State of Oregon as a designated Nurse Practitioner. Must have an NPI number or be able to obtain one upon employment. The licensed psychiatric nurse practitioner must be licensed to practice in the state in which the program is operating and will have experience providing treatment to adults needing psychiatric care including expertise in serving individuals with a serious and persistent mental illness, personality disorders, depression, anxiety, co-occurring substance use disorders etc.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and customer service skills, the ability to multi-task, and be flexible, self-directed, detail-oriented, and possess the ability to work in a team environment and to interact with coworkers, advisory groups, elected officials, and members of the public in a courteous, professional manner. Additionally, must have computer proficiency including general keyboarding and skill in maintaining accurate documentation of

In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants:
**Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other
federally-funded programs that provide health benefits); and
**Must not be excluded from participation in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and nonprocurement
activities (Executive Order No. 12549).

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

Unencumbered licensure in the State of Oregon as a designated Nurse Practitioner.

535 NE 5th Steet
McMinnville, OR 97128
Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
Same as the Employer Address
Application Email: 
Application Address: 
Human Resources Attn: Kathy
Yamhill County
535 NE 5th Steet
McMinnville, OR 97128