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Psychiatric Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner - Hybrid

Blackbird Health

Blackbird Health

Allentown, PA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Our Commitment to Our Care Team
Blackbird Health is clinician-founded, owned, and operated. We believe that in order to fulfill our ambitious mission of supporting children with the very best care, we must build the best possible care team. If you care deeply about helping others and are eager to join a collaborative, innovative community where you will be encouraged and supported to thrive both personally and professionally, Blackbird is a great place to advance your career. Our clinicians are integral to the success of our patients and the business, and we are excited to welcome more compassionate, inspired thought leaders to our growing clinical team.

We want your time here to be the most meaningful of your career. Join us, and help change mental health care for kids for the better.

Blackbird’s Mission
Our mission at Blackbird is to provide precision care with powerful outcomes for children, adolescents, and young adults struggling with social developmental and school-related challenges. We believe that our youth deserve the very best care, not only for their physical health but also their mental health. Through an integrated community-centered care approach, our skilled clinical team delivers exceptional virtual and in-person care across a wide range of specialties.

Why You’ll Love Working at Blackbird

  • Hybrid work model - mix of in person and telehealth
  • Competitive, comprehensive benefits package, including employer-paid life insurance coverage and 401k (with a company match); medical and dental coverage available day 1 of employment,
  • Generous PTO with additional paid time off for professional development/CEU's
  • Evening and/or weekend schedule availability is incentivized to support patients’ school schedule
  • Integrated clinician-led leadership team that emphasizes the importance for interdisciplinary care and the unique perspective of our different care team members
  • Excellent administrative support is provided, full credentialing service provided - we will take care of everything
  • Supportive work culture with clinical development and trainings
  • Weekly clinical consultations and ample time for supervision: this is paid time for all providers
  • Opportunities to support your professional growth as our organization grows, regardless of what career growth looks like to you
  • Our team is made up of intelligent, humble, compassionate, and hardworking people. Joining us means you'll have an automatic network to turn to for best practices, professional development, and opportunities to share your expertise

As a Blackbird Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, you will:

  • Efficiently and accurately provide patient psychiatric evaluations, assessments, diagnosis, and medication management to children, adolescents, and young adults under the direction of the VP, Clinical Services.
  • Determine and create appropriate treatment plans, provide patient education and consultation for new and existing Blackbird patients
  • Comply with minimum clinical time expectations per week after onboarding and acclimation to the role
  • Because we must work within a child’s school schedule, we incentivize our clinicians to provide availability during Blackbird's core after school hours
  • Order, administer, and analyze diagnostic tests, including digital and lab results
  • Attend and participate in weekly team and supervisor clinical meetings
  • Partner with administrative team to handle refills, prior authorizations, records, and rescheduling
  • Communicate and engage with other healthcare professionals and families when appropriate
  • Conduct ongoing assessments of patient progress and maintain thorough patient records

You will be a great fit for our team if you have:

  • A passion for our mission to redefine behavioral health for children and their families
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to collaborate effectively with patients, provider partners and colleagues
  • Open to professional and clinical feedback and interested in working in a supporting and collegial clinical environment
  • Knowledge of computer-based data management programs, information systems, as well as medical records and point-of-interview technology
  • Value operating in a collaborative, dynamic, cooperative environment
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness


  • Active CRNP/APN license in the state of employment
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited nursing program
  • A minimum of 1 year experience working independently in the role of a psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner is required.
  • A minimum of 1 year experience working with children, adolescents or young adults under any nursing license is required.
  • Board Certification by ANCC or AANP
  • PMHNP-BC certification
  • DEA license to prescribe
  • State Prescriptive Authority License
  • Proficiency with medical instruments and equipment

*The target range for this position is $125,000 - $140,000. Individual pay may vary from the target range and is determined by a number of factors, including licensure, experience, location, internal pay equity, and other relevant business considerations.

FOSTERING AN INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT:Blackbird is committed to cultivating and preserving a culture of inclusion and belonging. We are able to grow and learn better together with a diverse team of employees. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring in terms of your education, opinions, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity and expression, nation of origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability, sexual orientation and beliefs. Blackbird provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type.

Salary Range
$125,000$140,000 USD