• Psych Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatrist

    Regional Health Care Affiliates dba Health First Community Health Center
    Job Description
    Organization Overview
    Health First Community Health Center (HFCHC) is a 501(c)3 Federally Qualified Health Center serving patients at 7 clinics in 6 counties. Our mission is to serve as a focal point in the region for increasing access to primary care services and improving the health status of the residents in the communities regardless of financial status.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Formulate, implement and evaluate an outcome based treatment plan for each client.
    • Conduct individual, family or group psychotherapy using all generally accepted methods for brief or long term therapy.
    • Refer mental health patients for home health services, as appropriate.
    • Prescribe, monitor, administer, manage and evaluate psychopharmacological and related medications.
    • Seek specific therapeutic responses, anticipate side effects, safeguard against adverse drug interactions and be alert for unintended toxic responses.
    • Provide psychiatric consultation in community and general health settings with attention to culturally, spiritual, emotional, cognitive, behavioral, developmental and environmental factors that foster health and prevent mental illness.
    • Advocate for services needed by clients by analyzing barriers to care and identifying needed system improvements and collaborating with other providers to assure case management geared toward promoting the health of clients.
    • Act as an educational resource in the agency and in the community.
    Education/Experience Requirements
    • Master’s Degree and valid KY license. Licensures can include PMHNP-BC, APRN-PSY or Psychiatrist.
    • Applicant must possess interpersonal communication skills, computer skills, multi-task and work as a team.  
    • Good knowledge of psychopharmacology.
    • The applicant must be self-motivated with strong organizational and interpersonal skills.


    • Medical/dental/vision/life insurance

    • Simple IRA retirement plan with employer matching contributions

    • Paid Time Off plus holiday pay

    • CME hours and allotment for licensure requirements

    Working and Travel Requirements:

    • Local travel required to attend meetings or visit other clinics.
    • Out-of-town travel may be necessary for conferences and other training.

    Health First is an EOE.  Please apply online at www.healthfirstchc.net
    Contact Information
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