Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry - Tucson, AZ (Intermountain Health Center)

Tucson, AZ, USA Req #2025
Tuesday, April 2, 2024

Looking to build a lasting career?  Join a team that is inclusive and embraces all individuals. Intermountain Centers is one of the largest statewide behavioral health and integrated care organizations in Arizona. What does building a lasting career look like?

  • Top-level compensation packages
  • Exceptional health, dental, and disability benefits
  • Career and compensation advancement programs
  • Student loan forgiveness programs
  • 401k company match
  • Bilingual pay differential
  • Holiday, PTO and employer paid life insurance
  • Clinical licensure supervision and reimbursement
  • Evidence-based treatment approaches, training, and supervision
  • One of the first fully vaccinated COVID-19 workplaces in Arizona

Intermountain Centers and its statewide affiliates, Community Partners Integrated Healthcare, Pinal Hispanic Council, Intermountain Health Center, Intermountain Foster Care, Behavioral Consultation Services and MHRI Housing are currently recruiting career-minded individuals interested in opportunities within the largest adult and child service continuum in Arizona.

GENERAL SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry is responsible for providing psychiatric evaluations, diagnoses, and treatment as provided for in the Arizona Nurse Practice Act. The PMHNP interviews, screens, and assesses risk factors for mental illness and broader health and wellness. The Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatry will provide a range of therapies including but not limited to pharmacotherapy, and individual, group, or family assessment and counseling.


  • Serves as the attending psychiatric nurse practitioner to assigned members.  
  • Completes initial psychiatric assessments, progress notes, annual psychiatric updates, and family interventions.
  • Develops differential diagnostic assessments, assessments of capacity for consent to treatment, risk assessments, patient education, and records progress towards treatment goals.
  • Completes medication education and informed consent when possible.
  • Documents all activities in the clinical record according to policy.
  • Assesses members’ needs and guides the clinical team while managing treatment plan updates.
  • Initiates contact with outside Providers according to establish guidelines.
  • Works closely with other personnel to ensure that each treatment modality is appropriate for the member in addition to working with other healthcare providers involved in the overall care of the recipient of care.
  • Responsible for following any policies, procedures, and controls established by the organization, the HIPAA Privacy Officer, and/or the HIPAA Security Officer regarding access to, protection of, and the use of personal health information (PHI).
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or necessary as they relate to the general nature of the position.


  • Education – Master’s Degree in nursing.
  • Experience – 3 years of experience providing clinical outpatient services to adults and/or children with chronic mental illness.  
  • Certification- Valid DEA Certificate.
  • License – Current Arizona RN License and licensed in the state of Arizona as a Registered Nurse Practitioner. Must be licensed as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Advanced Practice Nurse Practitioner (APNP).  


  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • DPS Level I fingerprint clearance (must possess upon hire and maintain throughout employment).
  • CPR, First Aid, AED certification, if required (must possess upon hire and maintain throughout employment).
  • Current, valid Arizona Driver’s License and 39-month Motor Vehicle Report and proof of vehicle registration liability insurance to meet insurance requirements, if required.
  • Initial current negative TB test result, if required (Employer provides)

Questions about this position?  Contact us at HR@ichd.net.

ICHD is an equal opportunity employer.  ICHD does not discriminate based on age, ethnicity, race, sex, gender, religion, national origin, creed, tribal affiliation, ancestry, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, veteran status, socio-economic status, claims experience, medical history, physical or intellectual disability, ability to pay, source of payment, mental illness, and/or cultural and linguistic needs, as well as any other class protected by law.

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  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Tucson, AZ, USA