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Nurse Practitioner - Behavioral Health Specialists (Outpatient - Fulltime)


Lancaster General Medical Grp

Cost Center

Supervisory Organization

Behavioral Health Providers



This position is located in scenic Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

*Travel required to primary care practices within the region the NP supports.

Hours: Fulltime, Monday – Friday, primarily dayshift hours

Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health Physicians – Behavioral Health is seeking a Psych-Certified Nurse Practitioner to join our growing outpatient adult Behavioral Health practice and expand services through a new ambulatory practice structure. This position provides regional outpatient care with an emphasis on collaborative care with a comprehensive team of behavioral health clinicians, including Psychiatrists, Psych-Certified Nurse Practitioners and Licensed Clinical Counselors, supported by a large primary care network. Experience practicing in an outpatient innovative care model is preferred and those seeking to contribute to the strategic growth of this model are encouraged to apply for this role.

Lancaster General Health, a member of the University of Pennsylvania Health System (Penn Medicine), is a 631-licensed bed not-for-profit health system with a comprehensive network of care encompassing Lancaster General Hospital, Women & Babies Hospital and the Lancaster Rehabilitation Hospital (in partnership with Kindred Healthcare). Our membership in Penn Medicine brings together the strengths of a world-renowned, not-for-profit academic medical center and a nationally recognized, not-for-profit community healthcare system.

Outpatient services are provided at the Downtown and Suburban Pavilions, along with additional outpatient centers and Express and Urgent Care locations throughout the region. Lancaster General Health Physicians is a network of more than 300 primary-care and specialty physicians, at more than 40 offices throughout the region. Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences is a private, co-educational, Middle States-accredited four-year college offering a variety of associate and baccalaureate degree and certification programs in healthcare.

Fourth consecutive designation as a Magnet hospital for nursing excellence, Lancaster General Hospital has been recognized regionally and nationally for clinical excellence and patient safety; and ranked nationally by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best hospitals in 2017-2018. The hospital was ranked sixth among Pennsylvania hospitals and named a Best Regional Hospital. LGH is one of only 48 hospitals in the nation to earn the "high performing" rating in all nine types of common procedures and conditions.

Penn Medicine LGHP offers a comprehensive benefits package, including:

*Competitive Base Salary

*Fully-integrated Stage 7 (HIMSS) Electronic Medical Record

*Paid Malpractice Insurance

*Comprehensive Health Insurance

*CME Expense coverage

*CME Paid Days Off

*Prescription plan that offers significant discounts

*Optional dental and vision plans

*Free Life Insurance, Short- term and Long-term Disability Insurance

*Retirement Income Accounts including 403(b)

Lancaster General Health combines a Nationally Ranked Hospital with great schools, safe neighborhoods, affordable housing, local community events and festivals, and a wealth of cultural and recreational activities. The scenic Susquehanna River Valley provide opportunities for fishing, skiing, kayaking, hiking and mountain biking. Urban life is easily accessible, with New York, Baltimore, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. a drive away. Local universities, Fulton Theatre, shopping and dining, and local sports teams makes Lancaster a great place to Live, Work, and Play.


  • Valid Pennsylvania licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • Valid Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner and Certificate of Prescriptive Authority in Pennsylvania is required.
  • Certification by ANCC or other qualifying agency in area of specialty required.
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry is required.
  • Credentialed by the medical staff in accordance with current policy and procedure.
  • 2 years previous experience in a Nurse Practitioner role is preferred.

For more information, please contact Sharon Graver, APP Recruiter, at (717) 544-4104 or Sharon.Graver@pennmedicine.upenn.edu or view our website LG Health Jobs for information on our community and our health system.

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LGPA Full Time Posted on 11/29/2019