Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Feb 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Texas State University

Psych Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Job Number: 2016475

Location: San Marcos

Department: Student Health

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: 7,500+ commensurate with qualifications

Job Category: Exempt

Required Qualifications:
1) Texas Advanced Practice Nurse license with prescriptive authority. Must be in good standing with the Texas Medical Board and Texas Board of Nursing.
2) Board Certified as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
3) DPS registration
4) DEA registration

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Basic Cardiac Life support certificate.
2) Experience working in a primary care or mental health setting.
3) Computer experience including use of Microsoft Office and documenting in electronic health records.

Job Description:
Student Health Center (SHC) at Texas State University in San Marcos is seeking a full-time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for an ambulatory health care facility serving college students.

This position is located on the San Marcos campus.

Job Duties:
To assess, diagnose and treat patients with mental health disorders. Appropriate consultation with psychiatrists and other specialists is pursued as deemed medically necessary. Health care is coordinated with psychiatrists, therapists, social workers and other physicians as appropriate.

Job Open Date:7/1/2016

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8am

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM additional hours occasionally required; clinic hours MWF 8am to 5pm; TTh 9am to 6pm

Posting Notices:
Applicant must pass the drug and alcohol test relevant to the job posting title requirements., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 36,000 students and 4,000 faculty and staff.

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce


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