Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Nasson Health Care is seeking a qualified clinical leader to work collaboratively with a team of health and administrative professionals to provide comprehensive primary care to patients while utilizing the Patient-Centered Medical Home model of care delivery. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner:

• Provides diagnoses, conducts therapy and prescribes medication for patients with substance use disorder, psychiatric disorders and medical organic brain disorders.
• Assures access for continuity of care through appropriate referrals for sub-specialty and inpatient services and prompt follow-up of patients discharged from inpatient settings.

Applicants must have a Master’s degree in nursing, an unrestricted Maine license to practice as an advance practice nurse practitioner, Board Certification as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner as well as a U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency license. Qualifications include:

• A minimum of three years’ experience in a psychiatric or primary care medical practice required.
• A working knowledge of the core concepts of evidence-based practice, social and behavioral determinants of health, population-based care, integration of medical, behavioral health and dental care, and Meaningful Use of health information technology.
• Willingness to work some non-traditional hours and ability to travel between YCCAC/Nasson Health Care clinical sites.

Visit www.yccac.org for an application. Completed cover letter, resume, and YCCAC employment application will be accepted until position is filled.

York County Community Action Corp.
6 Spruce Street, P.O. Box 72
Sanford, ME 04073
(207)324-5762 or 1-800-965-5762
Fax (207)459-2811
apply@yccac.org
EOE

Community Health Promotion Specialist – City of Portland

Community Health Promotion Specialist

Health and Human Services Department-Public Health Division

Full Time (37.5 hours/week), Grant Funded, Project Position – Seeking qualified individual for a full-time, project position working in the Tobacco Prevention Program in the City of Portland’s Public Health Division. This grant funded position will assist in reducing exposure to tobacco in disparate populations through community education and policy and environmental changes. Other responsibilities include program planning, implementation, evaluation, distribution of health promotion materials, and community outreach. Position requires a bachelor’s degree in a public health-related field or an equivalent combination of experience, education, and training. Experience in program implementation, chronic disease prevention, and policy change as well as experience working within a community coalition model is desired. Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively. Offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory criminal background check. Starting pay rate $831/week.

Accepting applications/resumes at  9/17/2018 through 9/26/2018.

Apply online: https://www.portlandmaine.gov/1033/Apply-Online

Community Programs Coordinator- Substance Use Prevention & Harm Reduction

Community Programs Coordinator- Substance Use Prevention & Harm Reduction, Augusta, Full Time
Prevention & Healthy Living
Chestnut Street
Augusta, Maine, 04330

MaineGeneral Health is a leading health care system that is proud of the culture of excellence, compassion and collaboration that extends to our patients and their families. We are committed to attracting people who share our values and strive to provide excellent customer service. We are offering an exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team as a Community Programs Coordinator. If you have a passion for service excellence…we want to hear from you!

Position Highlights:
Competitive Benefit package including Health, Dental, and Disability options.
Generous earned time program.
Retirement plans with employer match.

This position will be responsible for implementation of our Substance Use Disorder Prevention and Harm Reduction grant program. This position will work closely with the central public health district to implement a 3 year Partners for Recovery grant that will address stigma, access to treatment and recovery to prevent drug overdose deaths. Candidates who have experience with drug overdose prevention, opioid use disorder, needle exchange and other harm reduction strategies is encouraged to apply Candidates with a demonstrated experience in group facilitation, planning, implementation and evaluation with a Public Health background are encouraged to apply!

Responsibilities:
Implementation of specific departmental goals, standards, and objectives which directly support the strategic plan and vision of the organization.
Initiate strategies within the community
Assumes a role in reporting
Coordination of efforts

The Ideal Candidate Will Have:
Bachelor’s degree in a health related field required.
Experience with CHES preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vet/Disability: In furtherance of MaineGeneral’s policy regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, MaineGeneral has developed a written Affirmative Action Program which sets forth the policies, practices and procedures that MaineGeneral is committed to in order to ensure that its policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action is accomplished. The Affirmative Action Plan for Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities is available for inspection by any employee or candidate for employment upon request, during normal business hours, in the Human Resources Department. Assistive technologies are available. Application assistance for those requesting reasonable accommodation to the career site is available by contacting HR at (207) 861-3440.

For more information and to apply: https://mainegeneral.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=4123&site=4