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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health/Consult Liaison Psychiatry Team


Job Description

This is a hospital-based position on our Consult Liaison Psychiatry team at Lancaster General Health – Full time, day time hours

SUMMARY: The Behavioral Health Service Line seeks a qualified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to join our Consult Liaison Psychiatry team.  This team completes psychiatric assessments and recommendations for patients in the Emergency Department and hospitalized patients at Lancaster General and Women’s and Babies Hospitals.  Under the supervision of the Chair of Psychiatry, this Nurse practitioner will work on a team with two CL psychiatrists and will collaborate with our Behavioral Health Intervention Team of care managers and care coordinators who conduct assessments and engage in discharge planning.  The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with autonomy to manage the daily work and to engage with care team members.  The ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment is essential.

HOURS:  Fulltime, Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, no on call requirements at this time but that may be required in the future; no weekend coverage; possible holiday coverage on a rotational basis with other providers.


Nurse Practitioner

  • Valid Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse.
  • Certification by ANCC or other qualifying agency in area of specialty required.
  • Valid Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner license and Certificate of Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania.
  • Relevant prior work experience in Behavioral Health is preferred.


Disclaimer: This job description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended to be a reflection of those principal job elements essential for recruitment and selection, for making fair job evaluations, and for establishing performance standards.  The percentages of time spent performing job duties are estimates, and should not be considered absolute.  The incumbent shall perform all other functions and/or be cross-trained as shall be determined at the sole discretion of management, who has the right to amend, modify, or terminate this job in part or in whole.  Incumbent must be able to perform all job functions safely.

Benefits At A Glance:

PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH offers the following benefits to employees:

  • 100% Tuition Assistance at The Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Shift, Weekend and On-Call Differentials
  • Health, Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Retirement Savings Account with Company Matching
  • Child Care Subsidies
  • Onsite Gym and Fitness Classes


PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to hiring a diverse workforce. All openings will be filled based on qualifications without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, veteran status, disability, age, religion or any other classification protected by law.


Search Firm Representatives please read carefully: PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for that position will be deemed the sole property of PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH, and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by PENN MEDICINE LANCASTER GENERAL HEALTH as a result of the referral or through other means.

LGH Full Time Posted on 08/30/2023