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Job Title:

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:



Commensurate with experience




1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Functions as a professional member of the Will County Community Health Center clinical team. Provides acute and chronic out-patient behavioral healthcare services, in collaboration with psychiatrist and along with primary care and OB/GYNE healthcare teams in an integrated behavioral health – primary care practice setting. Assists in the oversight of doctoral psychology students in a certified Primary Care Medical Home environment. Supports quality initiatives and the mission of the WCCHC to improve access to underserved populations. Ability to work flexible hours including occasional weekends.

Job Requirements:

Graduate from an accredited Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Program. Master's Degree in nursing. National certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Current Illinois APN, Controlled Substance, and Registered Nursing license, DEA license in good standing, two (2) years’ experience as a nurse in a clinical setting, experience in the provision of mental health care to children and adults, maintain current license and certification for CPR, must be willing to become certified within 90 days to prescribe suboxone to address use of disorder in the clinical setting.

DESIRED: Spanish language proficiency desirable but not required. Prior experience with care provision in Community Health Care to uninsured and underserved populations desirable but not required. Experience in the provision of substance abuse treatment.


Summary of Employee Benefits
• Mandatory Retirement Fund (IMRF)
Includes Retirement, Disability and Life Insurance features
• 13 Paid Holidays
• Paid Vacation Leave based on years of service
• Paid Sick time
• Paid Personal Business Days
• Paid Bereavement Leave
• Group Insurance (PPO or HMO option)
• Major medical (hospitalization, physician care, vision, prescription drugs & short-term disability)
• Dental
• Life
• Workers Compensation Insurance
• Liability Insurance
• Unemployment Compensation Insurance
• Employee Assistance Program
• Family Medical Leave (FMLA)
• Flexible Spending Account
• No smoking campus
• Uniform allowance for specific positions
• Optional Deferred Compensation Plans
• Optional Credit Union Membership
*Some benefits prorated for part-time employees

Application Instructions:

Stacey Knack
Human Resources
Will County Health Department
501 Ella Avenue
Joliet, IL 60433
FAX (815) 727-8526

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