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The Refuge Center for Counseling

Advanced Psychiatric Nurse

The Refuge Center for Counseling


Job Summary

  • Psychiatric support and consult for 70 therapists in a non-profit counseling agency
  • Diagnosis and med management for agency clients
  • Teaching opportunities

Job Responsibilities


Maintain weekly clinical hours

Submit monthly client statistics by the 3rd of each month

Facilitate group supervision for interns within rotation

Provide orientation to medication management program to new interns each semester

Participate in continuing education opportunities

Maintain ethical documentation

Consult on cases for all clinical staff as needed

Provide medication management to referred clients
Maintain all supervision requirements
Manage refills, client needs, and call backs on weekly basis or PRN

Maintain onsite hours at Refuge for 32-40 hours per week.


Provide community mental health trainings as needed

Represent Refuge Center at Refuge events (Annual Conference, Fundraising Dinner etc.)


Maintain paperwork and submission of grant data annually
Maintain administrative work for managing practice within Refuge

Obtain all needed supplies (prescription pads, genetic testing materials, lab needs, etc.)

Attend quarterly meeting with Clinical Director

Attend weekly staff meetings


  • Master’s of Science in Nursing with a certification in Psychiatric Nursing (PMHNP-BC)
  • Active license through state of TN (both RN and APN)
  • ANCC/Board Certified
  • Obtain/manage a supervising physician relationship per TN code annotated
  • Maintain malpractice insurance

Additional Information


  • PTO
  • Insurance Reimbursement
  • Perks
  • Continuing education
  • Payment for supervising physician
  • Refuge Perks Program

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Anita Pringle, Clinical Director:



  • Date Posted: February 16, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Start Date: 04/15/2021
  • Working Hours: 32-40 hours per week