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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Marin Community Clinics

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Marin Community Clinics

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Marin Community Clinics is a multi-clinic network with a wide array of primary care, specialty and referral services. As a Federally Qualified Health Center, we provide vital health services to more than 32,000 insured and uninsured patients annually. Marin Community Clinics means a healthier Marin County for everyone. Our Mission is to improve the health of our patients and community by providing high quality, cost-effective, culturally sensitive, patient-centered health care. Reporting to the Lead Psychiatrist, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides quality care to patients consistent with her/his training and expertise. 

Will considering Psychiatrist, MD candidates.Work schedule: 8-24 hours per week (Benefit eligible when working 24 hours per week)Position supports San Rafael and Novato clinics. 

Please submit cover letter with brief description of your interest for the position.


Works as member of the behavioral health and primary care team

Provides psychotropic medication evaluations and follow-up care for patients by request of PCP or other behavioral health providers as part of their overall treatment plan, per NP protocols

Provides case consultation to PCPs and BH team members regarding psychotropic medication questions (e.g., side effects, dosage adjustments, etc)

Provides patient education and medication advice to diverse patients

Provides input about treatment changes including medication changes for PCPs and therapists when patients are not improving using a population-based approach

Provides ongoing education and consultation to PCPs and other members of the care team

Flexible and able to work effectively in fast-paced, high-volume primary care clinic

Maintains charts in Electronic Health Record


The candidate must possess a CA Registered Nurse License, Nurse Practitioner Furnishing License, and have successfully completed a Nurse Practitioner program that conforms to the standards of CA.

Board of Registered Nursing resulting in certification through the CA Board of Registered Nursing as a Nurse Practitioner.

At least 2 years’ experience as a Nurse Practitioner in an outpatient psychiatric setting within the last 4 years is preferred.

Experience with outpatient treatment of adults, children, and adolescents with psychiatric disorders and chemical dependence issues preferred.

Experience with or willingness to learn about primary care psychiatric consultation.

Skilled in conducting mental health counseling/health education sessions both individually and in groups.

Experience in behavioral health triage, crisis intervention, and case management.

Bilingual English/Spanish highly desired.

Experience with NextGen EHR a plus.

Ability to see 5-6 patients per 4 hour shift.

Ability to treat patients 18+ years of age.

Ability to work evenings desired but not required. 

Experience treating youth patients a plus but not required for this role.

Ability and willingness to provide support to Marin Community Clinic locations in San Rafael, Novato and Larkspur.

Demonstrates a comprehensive knowledge of psychotropic medications and detox medications, ability to create and follow medication protocols.

Demonstrates basic knowledge of DSM-V diagnoses and implementation of appropriate treatment options.

Demonstrates working knowledge of legal aspects of psychiatric care and commitment procedures, e.g., reporting requirements for 5150's, Tarasoff, Elder & Child Abuse, etc.)

Cultural competence/humility; demonstrated experience & commitment to providing care in diverse patient populations;

Demonstrated ability in the assessment of behavioral health patients.

Ability to work with a supportive, dynamic, highly functional inter-disciplinary team in the Behavioral Health Department.

Ability to function independently and professionally within a community healthcare clinic setting.

Business Overview

Our Story

Marin Community Clinics has provided compassionate and affordable health care to uninsured and low-income residents of Marin County for more than 40 years. We have grown from humble beginnings where volunteer physicians and nurses saw patients in church basements, to a 21st century provider with modern facilities, highly expert paid physicians and nurses, the latest technology, and sophisticated diagnostic, treatment and prevention programs. Today, we see more than 35,000 patients every year in four medical clinics and two dental clinics spread throughout Marin County.

Marin Community Clinics provides a full range of primary health care as well as dentistry, behavioral health, OB/GYN, optometry, and other specialty services.

As the largest community health center in the County, we play a major role in the community’s health care network, serving patients with insurance as well as those who are ineligible for insurance coverage.


Primary Care - Family/Internal Medicine, Dentistry, Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Optometry, Referrals



Health, Wellness and Fitness


Non Profit


Administrative Office 1177 E. Francisco Blvd., Buite B San Rafael, CA 94901 United States

Company Size

201-500 employees




Culture & Perks

Community Oriented
Mission Driven
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