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Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant- Adult Behavioral Health 

Category Medical Services  

Cumberland Mountain Community Services Board is recruiting for a Full-time Licensed Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) with Full Practice Authority. The position will provide services to adults with mental health disorders, substance use disorders and/or developmental disorders. Candidate will provide services in CMCSB's outpatient programs as well as the Laurels Recovery Center residential detox and residential crisis stabilization programs. Responsible for the provision of psychiatric assessment and treatment to CMCSB individuals in services, in a collaborative relationship with a licensed psychiatrist per statutory authority. Includes obtaining health/behavioral health history; performing examination; determining plan of care; conducting specialized screenings as appropriate; ordering and interpreting necessary lab work and/or specialized diagnostic procedures and conferring with collaborative psychiatrist as needed. Prescribes medications; monitors treatment; refers individuals to appropriate internal and external care providers; counsels individual on a plan of care, and encourages compliance with treatment. Educates and provides guidance to individuals regarding psychiatric diagnoses and medications; document assessments and prescribed medications in the electronic health record according to agency guidelines. Provide services to persons in residential detoxification services or residential crisis stabilization services who have substance use, mental health, or co-occurring diagnoses. Must be available to work a flexible schedule, to include evenings and weekends.

Position Requirements

Valid Virginia Nurse Practitioner license or Physician Assistant license is required with Full Practice Authority. . Minimum requirements include experience providing services to adults with behavioral health disorders, full practice authority, and a current DEA registration that includes Schedule III authority. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) With Full Practice Authority is preferred. Good computer skills are essential for data entry in electronic health record. Candidate must possess a valid driver's license and a good driving record. Candidate must have the ability pass all CMCS background screenings.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Travel Requirements  
Position Nurse Practitioner - Adult Behavioral Health  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 2  
Req Number MED-23-00001  
Open Date 5/19/2023  
Location Various locations  
About the Organization CMCSB was formed in 1972 as a Chapter 10 Community Services Board under Virginia law. CMCSB provides mental health, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse treatment services to the residents of Buchanan, Russell, and Tazewell Counties. At the present time, CMCSB operates over twenty locations, to include outpatient offices, mental health recovery programs, group homes and day support programs for intellectually disabled individuals, and a residential alcohol and drug treatment program. In addition, CMCSB has several services that are provided directly in an individual's home or in a supported environment. CMCSB also provides a 24-hour crisis team to assist community agencies and individuals in crisis situations. CMCSB employs approximately 500 employees, which include full-time and part-time employees, as well as individuals receiving services who are employed to work in various day programs. CMCSB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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