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Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry - Child and Adoles New

Dyer, IN


Hiring Company

Franciscan Health

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Position Description

Outpatient Behavioral Health South

  •  Days; Evenings
  •  Full-Time
  •  Master's Required


Franciscan Physician Network is seeking a Nurse Practitioner to meet the growing demand for outpatient Child and Adolescent psychiatric services at Franciscan Health Dyer located in Dyer, IN. Interested candidate will join an established practice which includes six general psychiatrists, three child & adolescent psychiatrists and two advanced practice providers. The Nurse Practitioner will collaborate with a team of psychologists, therapists and social workers.


The Nurse Practitioner will have past or present experience in psychiatric or a PMHNP Certification, preferred. Candidate will primarily focus on adult patient care, thrive in a fast-paced environment and be team-oriented. Psychiatric medicine prescribing experience is required.


  • Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
    • Including two evenings per week, 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • No call expectation
  • Outreach to Crown Point
  • Established PMHNP certificate, preferred
  • Experienced clinical support staff 
  • Common Diagnoses: 
    • Anxiety Disorder
    • Bipolar disorder
    • Depression
    • Schizophrenia
    • Depression with substance use disorder


Franciscan Physician Network (FPN), a division of FRANCISCAN HEALTH, brings together the many primary care and specialty physician groups associated with Franciscan Health’s hospitals and access points across Indiana and Illinois. FPN includes over 1,000 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers.


With 12 hospitals, Franciscan Health is one of the largest Catholic Health Care systems in the Midwest. Of our 260+ locations, many are nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. Franciscan Health takes pride in providing compassionate, comprehensive care for our patients and the communities we serve.


At Franciscan Physician Network we strive to create a flexible and realistic work-life balance for our providers. Full- and part-time opportunities are offered with benefits, which could include:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Paid malpractice
  • 27 days of Paid Time Off plus five additional paid days for CME with annual stipend
  • Full benefits package, including health, life, dental, vision and legal insurance
  • Retirement options, including 403(b), 457(b), 401(a)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Customized marketing support


Hammond, Dyer, and Munster are cities located in beautiful Lake County, IN. Located thirty minutes southeast of downtown Chicago. The cities are part of the Chicago metropolitan area, while still maintaining a rural and suburban feel. Situated along the South Shore of Lake Michigan, the cities offer many opportunities to enjoy the beach, sand dunes, and many outdoor activities. Hammond, Dyer, and Munster offer an affordable cost of living, excellent school options including private and public schools, and a diverse employment base with a strong commercially-insured base of employees. Munster schools have been rated Indiana Blue Ribbon schools and have been awarded five-star ratings.  


Local Attractions:

  • Lake Michigan
  • Indiana Dunes
  • Lost Marsh Environmental Recreation Area which includes 330-acre championship golf course, and nature preserve
  • LEED-certified Centennial Park and Golf Course
  • Midwest Training & Ice Center
  • Year-Round Festivals and Area Events
  • Towle Theater, Centre for the Visual and Performing Arts
  • Horseshoe Casino
  • The region offers shopping at enclosed shopping malls, an outdoor discount outlet center and miles and miles of popular chain stores in shopping plazas
  • Among the South Shore's agri-tourism opportunities are wineries, dairies, restaurants, U-pick orchards/farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and farmers' markets and many local breweries
  • Many miles of bike paths throughout Northwest Indiana


  • 1-3 Years Experience
  • License(s): Nurse Practitioner
  • Certification(s): Nurse Practitioner
  • Travel: Never or Rarely



It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law. Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights. Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.


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