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Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP)

Position Overview

The Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) is responsible for providing comprehensive nursing assessments and medication management for Penn Foundation’s Mental Health Outpatient Department.

Hours: Full-Time

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Complete comprehensive nurse practitioner assessments.
  • Complete individualized, strengths-based treatment plans with specific and measureable objectives and outcomes.
  • Complete a progress note for each client visit and document all other client activities.
  • Provide medication management for individuals receiving psychotropic medications.
  • Provide patient education about the reason and purpose of prescribed medication(s); most common side effects; risks and benefits; side effects that should be reported immediately; and possible food and drug interactions that may occur while taking medication.
  • Work cooperatively and in partnership with other community agencies, psychiatric hospitals, local school districts and medical practitioners.


  • MSN degree in nursing from an accredited program.
  • Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner license and ANCC certificate as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with psychiatric certification.
  • Experience working with individuals with mental or co-occurring disorders.
  • Collaborative agreement with Penn Foundation’s Medical Director and/or designee for prescriptive authority with DEA license.
  • Two years professional experience in evaluation of psychiatric conditions and prescription of psychotropic medications.
  • A Pennsylvania Criminal Record Check, a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance and a FBI Criminal History Background Check.

Penn Foundation is an equal opportunity employer