Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – Men’s Outpatient

Berlin, New Hampshire   |     Regular Full Time    |     Job ID:16099



POSITION: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)

SCHEDULE: Full Time, 40 hours per week

FACILITY: Northern NH Correctional Facility (outpatient)

LOCATION: Berlin, New Hampshire

**on-site position


  • Annual review with performance increase
  • Generous paid-time off program that combines vacation and sick leave
  • 9 Paid holidays
  • Comprehensive health insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement saving plans
  • Company-paid short-term disability
  • Healthcare and dependent care spending account


  • Provides psychiatric/mental health services.
  • Utilizes professional medical skills to meet a variety of physical and mental health care needs, with psychiatry as primary focus. 
  • Interacts with a variety of health care professionals and security staff in a correctional environment.


  • Supports and provides direction for the psychiatric and behavioral health care delivery system and coordinates with the other functions within the institution.
  • Performs physical examinations as required.
  • Responsible for emergency care in critical conditions.
  • Provides documentation in accordance with unit policies and procedures utilizing the SOAP charting format.
  • Monitors and ensures the appropriate utilization of psychotropic medications
  • Initiates requests for commonly performed initial laboratory studies.
  • Identifies normal and abnormal findings on history, physical examination, and commonly performed laboratory studies.
  • Dispenses, prescribes and administers medications as specified in the drug formulary protocol for Nurse Practitioners and as approved by the appropriate regulatory boards.
  • Provides counseling and instruction regarding common patient problems.
  • Ensures compliance with ACA/NCCHC standards, as appropriate, and State and correctional system regulations policies and procedures.
  • Meets regularly with the site mental health staff to ensure appropriate provision of services.
  • Provides training for behavioral health and institutional staff on mental health issues as requested.
  • Provides consultation services to institutional staff for mental health issues as requested.
  • May be required to provide clinical supervision as appropriate.
  • Follows and enforces security regulations for keys, sharps, and controlled medications.
  • Adheres to and enforces safety and security policies and participates in disaster drills.
  • Attends mandatory and optional in-service training.
  • Maintains open lines of communication via attendance at staff meeting when possible.
  • Assists in legal proceedings as needed.

Minimum Requirements:


Current New Hampshire Nurse Practitioner required

Current New Hampshire Controlled Substance license required

Current DEA required


Current CPR certification



Certification from an accredited college/university as an Advanced Practice Nurse

Preferred experience

2 years clinical experience preferred.  Correctional healthcare experience a plus


  • Flexible, dependable, and reliable
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medical policies and procedures
  • Ability to competently manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Support philosophy, objectives and goals of the medical department
  • Assume individual accountability for own conduct and maintenance of professional appearance
  • Must be able assist staff with various policies, administrative and organizational projects. “Team-player” as this position requires daily coordination with other coworkers.


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