Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner PMHNP

Nurse Practitioner Colorado Springs, Colorado



At Family Care Center, we are on a mission to transform lives by elevating behavioral health care. Our journey began in 2016 when two U.S. Army Veterans founded Family Care Center to help service members, Veterans and their families. We continue that tradition today, caring for people of all ages across a broad range of conditions with nearly 30 outpatient clinics in communities across Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Tennessee and Texas.

If you’d like to work for one of the nation's fastest-growing behavioral health providers while collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to make a positive impact on the well-being of your local community, we look forward to hearing from you.

Where behavioral health behaves differently.

  • WE FOCUS ON YOU, SO YOU CAN FOCUS ON YOUR PATIENTS: Our comprehensive support system enables you to build a robust and profitable caseload, while ensuring you have the autonomy, time and resources to deliver exceptional care.
  • BALANCED LIFESTYLE AND OPTIMAL PATIENT CARE: Maintain a healthy work-life balance with no on-call, weekend or evening hours. Dedicate more time to your patients with top-notch administrative staff and feel supported in our beautiful, modern clinics.
  • CLINICIAN-LED CARE: Family Care Center clinics are run by clinicians. That means we empower each of our providers with the autonomy to make the best decisions for them and their patients.
  • UNPARALLELED GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES: Paths to grow your career and engage in research and continuing education, enriching your professional journey.
  • COLLABORATIVE TEAM: Join forces with a diverse clinical team comprised of licensed therapists, psychiatrists, psychiatric NPs/PAs, psychologists, TMS specialists and support staff to provide comprehensive care.
  • IMPRESSIVE RETENTION RATES: Our compassionate, welcoming approach has helped us earn a higher-than-average provider retention rate of 88%.
  • PROVEN OUTCOMES: Our track record of superior outcomes, as reported by our patients, demonstrates our dedication to delivering high-quality care.
  • COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS: We prioritize your overall well-being and financial security. Enjoy a full suite of competitive benefits, including medical, dental, fertility, retirement, wellness, profit sharing and more.
    • Annual Compensation: $107,000.00 - $115,000.00 annually depending on experience. Opportunity for compensation rewards through our 5-star program $26,000 annually. $5,000 sign-on bonus. Relocation bonus available

Position Overview: The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) provides direct client care, including assessing, diagnosing, planning, and prescribing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment of health problems, health promotion and preventive care within this specialized area of practice. The PMHNP is involved in practice activities with the goal of improving the quality of care in an outpatient setting. 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Performs psychiatric diagnostic evaluations to determine diagnoses, treatment strategies, and care coordination needs for clients with mental health, substance use, or other psychiatric and medical needs.
  • Provide all psychiatric and/or medical services within reasonable and expected medical standards, timelines, and in conformance with all requirements imposed by the applicable health licensing boards.
  • Applies medical knowledge and skills to the process of diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of illnesses.
  • Maintain timely, complete, accurate and legible medical records for all patients evaluated and treated by the Nurse Practitioner. 
  • Performs timely, concurrent, accurate clinical/billing documentation meeting professional standards in compliance with State and Federal regulations, clinical necessity, and appropriate coding standards.
  • Performs pharmacologic treatment strategies, orders medications, monitors, and evaluates progress on psychiatric and/or other medications.
  • Order, obtain and assess appropriate laboratory tests and diagnostics. Base clinical decisions on laboratory interpretation.
  • This position works as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide clinical services and coordinate care to mental health patients.
  • Assures timely access to care, demonstrates flexibility in scheduling to fully meet client needs, and meets applicable productivity standards.
  • The PMHNP will assume client care responsibilities inclusive of psychiatric evaluation, professional diagnoses and prescribing and/or administering treatment.
  • Collaborates with MD or DO for challenging or complex cases.  Elevates to higher levels of care when necessary.
  • Completes medication and health education to include but not limited to informed consent, benefits, risks, side effects, and alternative treatments for medications ordered, health/wellness management, metabolic risk reduction strategies.
  • Competent and comfortable with conducting Telemedicine technology appointments- both for intake and follow up encounters.
  • Care coordination: Professional and timely communication/care coordination with client/families/involved agencies/ PCP/ and other specialty care providers to ensure timely and coordinated treatment planning and evaluation of patient progress.
  • Remain in compliance with state laws and regulations for PMHNP, including meeting supervised hour requirements, CME, and completing appropriate assessments in timely manner with supervising physician.

Other Duties:

  • Attend weekly mandatory supervisory meeting with physician or as deemed appropriate by supervising physician or Chief Medical Officer. 
  • Assists as required by supervisor with other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Masters or doctorate degree from an accredited nursing school, required. Completion of an accredited Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program, required.
  • At least one year of experience as a PMHNP preferred.
  • Current Licensed Practitioner with full and unrestricted licensure in the state of practice and active state DEA License required.
  • BLS from the American Heart Association required.

Location: Circle Clinic - 2860 South Circle Dr., Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Family Care Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.