I am wrapping up a RN to BSN program next semester. I am planning to apply to PMHNP programs after graduation. Today I decided to look at what kind of jobs are available for PMHNPs . . . and I found this:
Registered Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner PMHNP / Outpatient Clinic Psychiatric Services Job Description Advanced Practice Solutions is a healthcare employment agency that provides professional Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Physicians with exceptional opportunities across the U.S. We are seeking a full time permanent Nurse Practitioner with Psychiatric Certification PMHCNP to work in an outpatient clinic in El Paso, Texas. An Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner with certification as an Adult Psychiatric Certified Nurse Practitioner / PMHNP, or Family Psychiatric Certified Nurse Practitioner will qualify for this permanent full time PMHCNP position. PMHNP will work Monday through Friday / 40 hours per week PMHNP will train and work with an experienced Physician and staff that specialize in Psychiatry PMHNP is not responsible for call or weekends! * PMHNP will provide direct patient care that consists of continuity and best patient outcomes PMHNP will work in a team atmosphere willing to train new graduates Registered Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner / PMHNP Medical Healthcare Outpatient Clinic Job Requirements Clear Licensure Eligibility for Texas Licensure Masters Degree A true desire to work with the delicate patient population New Graduates with Psych certification are welcome to apply Benefits / Compensation RELOCATION ASSISTANCE Full Comprehensive Health Benefits * 95- 125K DOE * CME / Malpractice / PTO / Holidays Location: Enjoy working in El Paso County, which is the westernmost county in the state of Texas. The unspoiled natural beauty of the mountains take on shades of purple, vibrant orange and pale green under a sun that shines over 365 days a year. Enjoy a picnic in Franklin Mountains State Park or go biking, hiking or rock climbing. Options abound!
Sounds wonderful and is close to home! Perfect encouragement to keep going! You know, since the summer semester is coming to an end I was thinking "Ugh, do I really want to go through 3 more years of this?"
Are there any PMHNPs on this forum? Are you pleased with your job?