Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant job, (NC)

Seeking a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant for a 143 bed Hospital in Southwestern NC.   Total Psych Beds-14 with an additional 3 beds in ED).  Daily Psych Census14.  Locked Unit with 19 secured Beds, Psych Average Length of Stay 4.5, Current # of Admitting Psychiatrists- 1.Voluntary Patients 80%,  Involuntary Patients 20. Recommended time spent per patient- 15-min med check, 45 minute admission or discharge
• Certification for PMHNP or similar for PA
Practice Structure:
• Hospital Employed
• Call every other weekend which includes rounding on patients on Saturday and Sunday, taking phone call coverage at night
• Night/weekend call- Phone call only, 3-5 phone calls only on night’s weekends will include rounding on patients, providing consults on medical floors if needed.
• Clinic hours- 8AM to 5 PM in hospital
• Does the position require nursing home rounding? No
• Inpatient only
• Local doctors will cover some weekends plus other Psychiatrist
• Type of EMR- Meditech.  Also have Dragon Speak.
Financial Package:
• Salary negotiable based on experience.
• Other compensation offered- sign-on bonus, relocation, student loan repayment, marketing, practice management, etc. Sign on $2K, relocation $5K,
• State benefits offered- malpractice insurance, health insurance, vacation, etc.  Malpractice covered, health insurance, 25-days vacation, 5 days for CME, $2K CME allowance annually, Professional fees covered.
Located 60 miles west of Charlotte, 50 miles southeast of Asheville and 40 miles northeast of Greenville (SC).  Our primary market area is 70,000.  This is a rural area with many amenities.  Outside of medicine, Rutherford County provides a wide variety of opportunities for diverse tastes.  Being located within 60-75 minutes of several major cities and yet still offering a quiet, family-friendly area with quality educational opportunities for the children has been the drawing card for numerous members of our Medical Staff who have chosen to leave the metropolitan centers behind along with the stress and strife that accompanied it.

For more information please contact,

Tina Roberts, President
588 Sutter Street, Suite 349
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 770-1200 (415) 684-2526


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