Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) - Remote

Affect Therapeutics

Affect Therapeutics

Cambridge, MA, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 6, 2024

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) - Remote

Company: Affect

Location: Remote

About Affect:

Affect is the pioneer of an evidence-based digital recovery program for stimulant, alcohol and cannabis use. We combine technology, behavioral support, and medical care to help our members overcome substance addictions, providing virtual support and empowerment.

Job Description:

Affect’s PMHNP oversees our member care with the support of the member services team, which consists of counselors and member advocates. Providers work on a part-time basis to deliver evidence-based stimulant, alcohol and cannabis use disorder treatments. We require all of our providers to be enrolled in Medicaid.

Medical providers may be psychiatrists or psychiatric nurse practitioners depending on geographical needs and state scope of practice laws. Affect does not prescribe controlled substances, and the decision of whether prescription medication is appropriate is at the discretion of the medical provider.

This is a remote position. You must have an active and unrestricted license in the state for which you are being hired.

Affect providers are compensated for unattended appointments


  • Evaluate members' needs through telehealth initial evaluations
  • Conduct monthly telehealth appointments to assess progress
  • Prescribe medication when necessary and answer member questions
  • Complete all notes and reporting in the Affect EHR system within the required timeline
  • Utilize Affect's policies and protocols for clinical decision-making
  • Maintain active State License/DEA and active Board Certification
  • Attend Affect internal company and/or team meetings as needed


  • Active state medical license(s) to practice within the state being contracted for
  • Medicaid enrolled within the state being contracted for
  • Minimum 2 years of experience as a licensed medical provider, experience in substance use disorder field preferred
  • Willingness to apply for multi-state licensure (Affect covers licensing fees)
  • Empathy when working with members
  • High comfort level with technology, including EHR software, email, instant messaging, and mobile apps
  • Ability to make high-quality clinical decisions aligned with Affect Therapeutics' policies
  • Commitment to a high ethical standard

How We Support You:

Join our mission to change the way the world treats addiction.

Come join the Affect team!