Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Tracking Code683-674 Job Description

APPOINTMENT: 3 hours per week plus limited remote consultation for the 2020-2021 academic terms, August 2020 through May 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide assessment and consultations related to the use of medications to treat psychiatric disorders for the students at Valparaiso University. Work collaboratively with staff in the treatment of these students. Seek consultation with difficult patients.

QUALIFICATIONS: Certified Psychiatric Nurse APRN

SALARY/BENEFITS: Salary level is commensurate with experience.

DESCRIPTION: This position will work within the Valparaiso University Health Center and will mainly provide services to students referred from staff there as well as from the VU Counseling Center.

Valparaiso University is a residential campus of 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students located in Valparaiso, Indiana. The city of 40,000 is 13 miles from the beaches at Lake Michigan and 50 miles from downtown Chicago. The University is a comprehensive institution with the majority of students graduating from professional programs with a strong liberal arts background. There are separate colleges of Arts and Sciences, Business, Engineering, Nursing, and a special honors program (Christ College) for academically superior students. In addition to the law school, there are many graduate programs including Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Community Counseling, and School Psychology plus a number of combined degree options.

This is a limited Part-Time position.

Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to cultural diversity and the ability to work with individuals or groups from diverse backgrounds.

Employment at Valparaiso University will require a criminal background check.

To be considered for this position you must upload:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • List of 3 professional references
  • Answer all the application questions

Address cover letter to:

Stewart E. Cooper, Ph.D., ABPP
Director, Counseling Services
1602 LaPorte Ave.
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (219) 464-5002
Fax: (219) 464-6865

APPLICATION: Review of all candidates will begin July 6, 2020. Send via email a letter of interest, vita, and names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of a minimum of two professional references:

Job Location Valparaiso, Indiana, United StatesPosition TypePart-Time




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Posted: 6/23/2020
Application Due: 9/26/2020
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