1. Nursing
  2. Part-time
  3. Prosperity Wellness Center
  4. Tacoma

Nurse Practitioner - NP

  1. Nursing
  2. Part-time
  3. Prosperity Wellness Center
  4. Tacoma

Job description

Company Description

At Prosperity Wellness Center, we know the best way to predict the future of healthcare is to create it. As a member of our growing team, you will have a voice in the creation of life-changing programs and treatment centers nationwide. Working collaboratively with the best and the brightest in our industry, you will be part of an innovative team of professionals committed to generating positive and remarkable outcomes for the clients we serve.

If you are looking for an organization that thrives on growth, celebrates diversity of thought, and rewards passionate execution, you’ve come to the right place. Because we put clients first, it is our honor to support and reward those who serve them.

  • Compensation Range: $75.00 - $85.00 per/hr. 
  • This is a hybrid role with some remote work

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience

  • This is a part-time, on-site position at 24 hours per week.
  • Experience providing patient care in a substance use disorder setting preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience preferred

Job Description

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for proving psychiatric assessments and ongoing treatment to all clients. Maintains open communication lines with Executive Director, Medical Director, Director of Nursing, facility staff, attending clinicians, clients and families. Liaisons with community agencies, vendors, and payor of health services.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Under the direction of the Medical Director and or acting as the Medical Director, provides psychiatric assessments, ongoing medication monitoring and discharge assessments of all clients.
  • Assists in the coordination and integration of medical/nursing services with other client care services to ensure continuity of care for each client.
  • Participating in team conferences with the multidisciplinary team and the client care committee (if the facility chooses to establish a client care committee).
  • Attends and participates in all “in-service” functions.
  • Assists with emergency situations and make immediate referrals.
  • Effectively communicates concerns about client health to the Medical Director/Director of Nursing and follows up as necessary.
  • Facilitates medication education for new clients and for all other clients starting new medications.
  • Meets with therapists to provide information about client psychiatric/medical problems.
  • Assists the treatment team in incorporating medical issues into treatment planning.
  • Participate in regular department meetings and staff meetings.
  • Maintains effective communication between outside medical services and the facility.
  • Provides prompt on-call telephone coverage when needed/scheduled
  • Will be responsive and available to nursing for any medical, psychiatric or detox orders for both emergent cases and admissions during on-call hours.
  • Works closely with the Medical Director and Nursing Director ensuing all relevant protocols are followed.


  • Graduate from an accredited/approved Registered Nursing program nurse
  • Licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Registered Nurse, maintains current licensure per state requirements. Maintains current CPR.
  • A minimum of one year’s experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in a program dealing with the management of addictions or behavioral health issues, preferred.
  • Knowledge of Joint Commission Standards.
  • Demonstrates Proficiency in Communication; Written skills.
  • Experience managing a staff.

Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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