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Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Handspring Health

Handspring Health

Posted on Sunday, June 30, 2024

About us

Handspring has set out to rebuild the pediatric behavioral health system from the ground up. We are a team of diverse, mission-driven, and passionate individuals dedicated to making quality mental healthcare accessible to all young people.

We're seeking a certified Child/Adolescent Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant to join our team!

What you’ll do

  • Work a base schedule of 10 hours a week, including:

    • ~8 hours conducting psychiatry evaluations and assessments and follow ups, ~ 2 hours of consultation administrative tasks

    • Clinical hours can be between 3:30pm-8:30pm est, Monday-Friday (with additional option of sunday hours, if preferred, 9am-1pm est)

  • Provide evidence-based telehealth psychiatric care to children and young adults, ages 8-28 years old

  • Optional participation in ongoing professional development programming

  • Complete clinical notes and documentations in a timely manner in accordance with state and federal regulations

  • Communicate with the Handspring team as well as your patient’s pediatricians, school counselors, and other members of their family, as needed

What sets us apart

We’re committed to providing our clients with care that is effective, accessible, and affordable, while also taking care of our clinical team with reasonable caseloads, clinical training, growth opportunities, a supportive community, and other benefits.

  • This is an independent contractor position with competitive compensation

  • We’re an innovative, growing company that uses technology to (1) streamline day-to-day administrative tasks for our therapists and (2) improve clinical care through our online patient portal, where children and families can access education materials and complete journals and rating scales to track client progress

  • We handle scheduling with clients so you don’t have to spend time trying to manage calendars

Who we are looking for:

  • Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric NP with Mental Health Certification or Psychiatric Physician Assistant

  • 3 years post-graduate experience in psychiatric care

  • Clinical experience working with young people and their families

  • Active DEA license and unrestricted license in Pennsylvania; and New York or New Jersey

  • Willingness to obtain licenses in additional states

  • Ability to work independently with a strong interest in collaboration and learning

  • Knowledge of evidence based mental health treatments

  • Comfort with using and learning new technologies, including Zoom, Office, electronic health record systems, and other team collaboration tools

  • Availability to start in September 2024


  • You will be an independent contractor (1099)

    • Compensation: $90-110 an hour

    • You’ll have the opportunity to explore long-term employment if interested

    • Compensation is determined by years of licensure, place of residence, and years of pediatric mental health experience


  • Full malpractice insurance coverage

  • DEA and State licensure coverage

  • $75 one-time work-from-home support budget

This is an independent contractor (1099) opportunity.