Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Remote

Author Health

Author Health

Florida, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024



At Author Heath, we are dedicated to a field-based, home-based care model, ensuring we meet our members right where they are, in their homes, and their communities. We are seeking professionals who are willing to go the extra mile to connect with our members in a high-tech environment where we are there at all times assisting the members. We value non-judgmental, respectful, and empathetic interactions, aiming to meet the unique needs of each member. Immerse yourself in the realm of specialized care at Author Health. Our primary mission is to deliver outstanding care for seniors battling with serious mental illnesses (SMIs), substance use disorders (SUDs) and Dementia. We are committed to making a significant impact in the lives of our most vulnerable population. With our advanced technology, our members can enjoy a stress-free experience as we provide all the necessary services. Join us in our mission to revolutionize healthcare.

Author Health seeks a behavioral health nurse practitioner to provide clinical care on a multidisciplinary team providing virtual-first care to seniors with serious mental illness (SMI).


  • Perform virtual initial psychiatric assessments, and follow-up care, to seniors with serious mental illness, through collaboration with a psychiatrist
  • Create treatment plans that may involve prescribing medication, referring to psychotherapy or other modalities of treatment, and determining whether referrals to higher levels of care are warranted
  • Work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team to address patients’ physical, behavioral health and social needs, including psychiatry (MD/DO/NP), primary care, social work, community health workers and care coordinators
  • Deliver patient care and patient education in a manner that is appropriate to a patient’s age, physical ability, educational level, and culture, potentially involving the patient’s family members in this process
  • Participate in the coordination of care with PCPs and other medical professionals who are taking care of patients
  • Be comfortable seeing patients when they need to be seen and doing psychiatric urgent care
  • When necessary, order laboratory and imaging workup
  • Timely and comprehensive documentation of clinical work in the electronic health record
  • Perform similar or related duties as assigned or required
  • Comfort working within a new care delivery paradigm and fast-paced environment


  • Board-certified PMHNP licensed to practice in Florida and/or Texas, or able to obtain Florida and Texas licenses required and accompanying DEAs for each state
  • Self-starter, takes initiative, comfort with ambiguity and working in a growing environment
  • Excitement about providing care to patients with SMI in a new care paradigm
  • Passion about improving the lives of patients and their caregivers, and improving care delivery
  • Experience treating patients with serious mental illness (preferred: experience treating seniors), and patients with dementia
  • Prior experience working in an ED or urgent care clinic as a psychiatric NP is a plus
  • Greater than five years of experience providing direct psychiatric care is required; greater than seven years preferred
  • Bilingual (Spanish) highly preferred
  • Experience working on a multidisciplinary team of providers is a plus
  • Comfort managing patients with complex medical and psychosocial needs
  • Experience working in a collaborative care model is highly preferred
  • Full-time, 40h/week (anticipate 30h/week direct virtual patient care), with occasional on-call responsibilities

This role is fully remote. Physical requirements include the ability to use a computer. Minimal travel, up to 10% anticipated.


  • Retirement savings plan (401k) Plan up to 3.5% company match
  • Low cost benefits package for employee and dependents ( medical/ dental/ vision/ STD/ Life Insurance)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid sick leave
  • 9 paid holidays throughout the year with (2) additional flex holidays .. 11 in total!
  • Performance-based bonuses
  • and more!


  • Submit an application
  • Upload an updated resume
  • Share LinkedIn profile and/or cover letter

This behavioral health new company is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. It is the company’s policy to comply with all applicable equal employment opportunity laws by making all employment decisions without unlawful regard or consideration of any individual’s race, religion, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, transgender status, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, veteran or family status or any other basis protected by applicable national, federal, state, provincial or local law. The company’s policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on any of these impermissible bases, as well as any bases or grounds protected by applicable law in each jurisdiction. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. In accordance with applicable legal requirements such as the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance Newco will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.