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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Medical – Bellevue, Washington
Department Medical
Employment Type Part-Time

Psychiatric - Nurse Practitioner – THIRA Health – Bellevue, WA

Job Type: Part-time, Full-time

Required Education: Master's

Required Experience: Nursing: 2 years (graduate residency qualifies) 

Required License or Certification: WA State Licensure


THIRA Health seeks a skilled Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with excellent communication, interpersonal, and administrative skills. The candidate must have crisis management experience and be able to effectively treat a caseload of up to 50+ adolescent and adult female behavioral health patients in partnership with THIRA’s attending Psychiatrist/Chief Medical Officer. The Nurse Practitioner (NP) is an integral part of the THIRA Health treatment team and reports to the Chief Medical Officer. The NP must have experience with co-occurring diagnoses and be comfortable prescribing and treatment planning for sometimes medically or psychiatrically complex cases.


Who We Are: THIRA Health offers transformative mental health treatment programs for women and girls age 13-65. THIRA Health programs are based on decades of work with women and girls and are designed to offer a truly transformative, sustainable recovery. Each person has a unique journey to recovery. At THIRA, we address behavioral health needs and promote sustainable recovery by leveraging support systems in all areas of the individual’s life. It is our goal to help each person reach their full potential through recovery. THIRA offers patients solutions that care for the whole person, including nutritional meals, yoga, art therapy, movement therapy, and more.

Our Leadership: THIRA’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Mehri Moore, brings with her over 35 years of experience, which she applies in her care and guidance over each individual’s experience. THIRA’s Clinical Director, Dr. Kathryn Korslund, recently transitioned to THIRA after spending her career as research scientist at UW’s Behavioral Research and Therapy Clinics (BRTC) and working alongside Dr. Marsha Linehan on further developing and evaluating Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). Our multi-disciplinary team is comprised of passionate clinicians from a variety of backgrounds in order to serve each individual in a holistic manner.

“What We Offer”: THIRA Health was founded in 2015 and offers elements of both start-up culture and working for a small family business. THIRA is growing rapidly with the expansion of multiple programs and service offerings and is seeking passionate, hard-working, and energetic staff members. THIRA offers its employees a 100% employer-sponsored comprehensive healthcare benefits package, a 401(k) plan with company match, a generous allotment of Paid Time Off, a fun and supportive workplace culture, and the opportunity to make a significant impact within both the company and the lives of patients.


Job Duties:

  • Evaluate patients’ psychiatric needs, prescribe, and manage patient psychiatric medication while patients are enrolled in IOP or PHP level of care through regular medication management appointments and initial psychiatric evaluations; following up on any medical/medication related issues as needed (Required # patients will vary based on job type status).  Sessions/appointments may be either in-person or virtual
  • Collaborate with attending Psychiatrist/Chief Medical Officer and multidisciplinary clinical team to create treatment plans and implement recommendations
  • Complete clinical documentation in a timely, accurate, and professional manner using electronic medical record MicroMD
  • Order and interpret appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures for psychiatric medication management
  • Support in utilization review of all patients and interface with third-party payers to advocate for patient reauthorizations
  • Communicate with outside providers and patient family members regarding medical/medication information as needed


Required Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Nursing
  • Licensed prescriber in State of Washington; current license must maintain good standing with the State Licensing Board
  • Two years minimum experience as a nurse practitioner required; OK for residency year experience to apply.  Prior mental or behavioral healthcare required
  • One year minimum required experience administering psychiatric prescriptions/medications

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience working in IPU, IOP, PHP settings
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