We’re looking for team-oriented and mission-driven clinicians to join our care team of psychopharmacologists, therapists, and school health professionals. As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, you'll work directly with school staff, students, and families in our partner school districts in Massachusetts to build stronger systems of mental health support.

Role type: Part-time to full-time (10-40 hours per week)

Location: Up to 100% remote

Start date: As soon as possible, with additional rolling start dates


  • Provide psychiatric medication management for school-age children and adolescents in Cartwheel’s partner school districts
  • Participate in case discussions with other Cartwheel team members
  • Support students and families with transition to community mental health and primary care providers
  • Build collaborative, trusted, and lasting relationships with school leadership, staff, students, and families. Meet regularly with school staff to discuss student mental health needs and develop strategies to improve school services.
  • Help lead mental health workshops and other programming for staff and families
  • Partner with school leadership on achieving their overall mental health vision


Must have…

  • Passion for working with schools on mental health
  • Massachusetts APRN authorization as PCNS or PNMHCS with prescriptive authority
  • Experience providing care to children and adolescents
  • Excellent organization, communication, and teamwork skills

Extra credit…

  • Fluency in a second language (e.g., Spanish, Portuguese)
  • Experience working in a school setting
  • Willingness to offer hours both during and after a typical school day
  • The above is a summary of the role, not an exhaustive list. If you think that you have most of the above but not everything, please apply. We'd love to hear from you.

Reasons to join us :

  • Competitive compensation ($120-160K cash compensation for full-time clinicians)
  • Full-time roles include excellent health insurance and PTO
  • Meaningful equity ownership stake in for some roles
  • Team-based care model with mission-driven colleagues
  • Administrative support from our team so you can focus on what you do best
  • Opportunities beyond clinical care, including working closely with school districts on staff support, workshops, and other programming

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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