Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Position Number 998904

Functional Title Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Position Type Staff

Position Summary

The Student Health Services (SHS) Counseling Center (CC) psychiatric nurse practitioner's primary role is to provide psychiatric care to the students of the university community. This entails providing psychiatric evaluations and medical assessments, prescribing medications and monitoring their use in a therapeutic setting. The person in this position must be up-to-date in new developments in psychotropics, side effects, and best practices. The SHS CC psychiatric nurse practitioner will provide psychiatric emergency intervention as needed. The SHS Counseling Center psychiatric nurse practitioner will facilitate the processing of both voluntary and involuntary hospitalizations. The SHS CC psychiatric nurse practitioner will consult and collaborate with the clinical staff of The Counseling Center, as well as the Medical Clinic staff to provide appropriate, collaborative care for students. The SHS CC psychiatric nurse practitioner will provide consultation and training on psychiatric issues to the clinical staff of both the Medical Clinic and the Counseling Center. The SHS CC psychiatric nurse practitioner will become familiar with and utilize referral sources within the University and external community. The SHS CC psychiatric nurse practitioner will maintain a collaborative relationship with an off-site, community-based collaborating psychiatrist and adhere to the licensing board's requirements regarding said collaboration. The individual in this position must be licensed to practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in the State of North Carolina and must have the appropriate DEA license.



Minimum Qualifications
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Licensed Nurse Practitioner with a concentration in psychiatry and mental health.
  • Unrestricted license to practice as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in the State of North Carolina.
  • Unrestricted Drug Enforcement Administration license.
  • Ability to maintain a collaborative relationship with an off-site, community-based collaborating psychiatrist.
  • Familiarity and comfort with Electronic Health Records.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to multicultural competency and working with individuals from underrepresented and/or underserved populations
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience or interest in college health dealing with the psychological needs of young adults.
  • At least two years of clinical experience providing psychiatric services to individuals with mental illness.
  • A collaborative spirit of warmth, acceptance, respect, and trust towards colleagues and students.


Tenure Status N/A

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Student Health Services - 44604

Job Open Date 06/27/2017

For Best Consideration Date 07/28/2017

Job Close Date 07/29/2017

Open Until Filled No

Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)

Time Limited? No

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents


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