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Primary Health Network, Altoona – Psychiatric Mental Nurse Practitioner

Primary Health Network, Altoona – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Pennsylvania’s largest Community Health Center is seeking a full-time psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner to work in our outpatient behavioral health office located in Altoona, PA. Please visit our website at and view our provider recruitment video that is located under Careers.

Practice Info – The candidate will work closely with (5) psychiatrists; (3) PMHNP; (8) LCSW; nursing, and support staff. We see approximately 3000 patient visits per month which include psychiatry and therapy. Our nursing staff supports each prescribing professional with gathering all vitals; medication reconciliation, updates to all clinical lists. Primary Health Network (PHN) is a Federally Qualified Health Center that is JACHO approved. We are celebrating our 32nd year of embracing excellence in healthcare. At Primary Health Network we strive to assist our patients toward a fuller, healthier lifestyle. PHN accepts all patients regardless of their insurance or financial status and offer the sliding fee scale to all income eligible uninsured or underinsured patients based on annual household income along with a 340b drug pricing program.

Requirements to include: Graduate from an accredited School for Nurse Practitioners; Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; Current PA License; Current DEA License; Knowledge of Electronic Health Records; Ability to provide quality, comprehensive, continuity of medical care in a compassionate manner with minimum supervision.

Area Description – Altoona is located approximately 2.5 hours East of Pittsburgh and 3.5 hours Northwest of Philadelphia. The city has approximately 48,000 residents and offers a great deal of variety for living situations. State College is only 45 minutes to our East which offers a very diverse cultural experience for any family and is known for safety in the community.

Benefits – Full benefit package to include: Competitive salary commensurate with experience and yearly bonus potential based on quality and productivity; Vacation/Sick/Holiday/CME time off; Health/Dental/Vision Coverage; 403B Retirement Program; Disability & Life Insurance; FTCA Malpractice Coverage; Eligibility for State & Federal Loan Repayment; CME Allowance; Payment of Societal & Membership Dues, License, DEA, etc.



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