Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Instructor / Sr Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) - 24232 Faculty

Description
University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus
College of Nursing
Job Title: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track
Position Location: Sheridan Health Services (Southwest Denver)


* Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers *

The University of Colorado has a requirement for COVID-19 vaccinations and full completion thereof by 9/1/21 or upon start date. Information regarding this requirement, and exemptions can be found at:

Anschutz: https://www.ucdenver.edu/docs/librariesprovider284/default-document-library/3000-general-admission/3012---covid-19-vaccination-requirement-and-compliance.pdf?sfvrsn=4e9df3ba_2

Denver: https://www.ucdenver.edu/coronavirus

Exemptions vary by campus location/department.

Campus/Unit-Specific Exemptions:
    Anschutz Campus – Exemptions are allowed for medical or religious reasons. Denver Campus - Exemptions are allowed for medical, religious, or personal reasons. Consolidated/Central Services Administration – Will follow Anschutz policy on exemptions.

The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds

Nature of Work:

The CU College of Nursing has an opening for a part-time 0.40-0.60 FTE position as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) / Instructor / Senior Instructor / Assistant Professor (Open Rank) in the Non-Tenure Clinical Practice Track. Faculty rank is based on experience and qualifications.

The University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus is a public education, clinical and research facility serving 4,500 students, and a world-class medical destination at the forefront of life-changing science, medicine, and healthcare. CU Anschutz offers more than 42 highly rated degree programs through 6 schools and colleges, and receives over $500 million in research awards each year. We are the single largest health professions education provider in Colorado, awarding nearly 1,450 degrees annually. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here.

Nature of Work:

The CU College of Nursing is seeking a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) for a part-time (0.40-0.6 FTE) position to practice at Sheridan Health Services, a Federally Qualified Health Center located in southwest Denver, CO (zip code: 80236). This position includes full exercise of the scope of outpatient Psychiatric and Mental Health care, including medication management and Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR) Therapy for DATA-waived applicants. Sheridan Health Services has an integrated care model, and this position interacts closely with the clinic's Adult and Pediatric Primary Care Providers and Behavioral Health Providers to provide coordinated care to patients. Sheridan Health Services has a growing MAR program, and adopts a Harm Reduction approach; therefore an ideal candidate would be experienced in MAR therapy and comfortable with the Harm Reduction model.

Part-time appointments below 0.50 FTE are non-benefitted, while part-time appointment at or above 0.50 FTE are benefits eligible.

Clinic Description:

Sheridan Health Services is a multi-site, nurse-managed federally qualified community health center, funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration Bureau of Primary Healthcare; and is a collaborative effort between the College of Nursing and the Sheridan School District. There are now 52 employees at two convenient locations to serve community health needs primarily for residents of Arapahoe, Denver and Jefferson counties. A Youth Health Clinic is located in the Sheridan School District Administration building. The Family Health Clinic is located in southwest Denver on the Fort Logan campus and provides services to adults and children, 65% of whom identify at Latinx, and 42% of whom are best served in another language, with Spanish being the predominant second language. Services offered include primary care across the lifespan; prenatal and postpartum, gynecology, dentistry, pharmacy, behavioral health, and outpatient substance abuse treatment. Sheridan Health Services is a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and as such, we uphold a model of care that places the patient at the center, incorporating the values and beliefs of the patient in all decision-making. We extend the reach of the clinic through public health outreach where nursing students provide community outreach, health education, and home visitation services. https://nursing.cuanschutz.edu/patient-care/sheridan-health-services

Supervision Received:

Work is performed independently under the general direction and supervision of the SHS Clinical Director of Primary Care & Pediatrics.

Supervision Exercised:

None

Examples of Work Performed:
  • Facilitate execution of an integrated model of care within a primary care environment.
  • Provide mental health care within the scope of the Psychiatric NP guidelines to a caseload of patients.
  • Develop patient-centered care plans individualized to patient's needs.
  • Provide case management and care coordination with providers of service including but not limited to primary care providers, behavioral health providers, school personnel, family members, and other mental health and community partners.
  • Evaluate situations of Mental Health Crisis and take appropriate action to ensure client safety and the safety of all clinic users.
  • Collaborate with family and/or professionals to maintain and maximize quality of care for patients
  • Utilizes consultation model with other providers when appropriate
  • Provide evaluation and comprehensive treatment for medication management
  • Complete all required clinical and administrative documentation according to accepted standards of practice, within established timelines as prescribed by clinic policy
  • Participate in scheduled individual supervision, care team meetings, interdisciplinary work groups, monthly staff meetings, and other required meetings.
  • Conducts routine chart audits as required
  • Participates in after-hours call
  • Participates in quality improvement efforts for continued high quality care
  • Ensure strict compliance with University and professional policies/procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Salary and Benefits:

The 1.0 FTE equivalent salary range (or hiring range) for each position are below and will be prorated depending on agreed upon FTE:

$85,000 - $93,000 annually at Instructor of Clinical Practice/PMHNP

$88,000 - $96,000 at Sr. Instructor of Clinical Practice /PMHNP

$90,000 - $105,000 at Assistant Professor of Clinical Practice /PMHNP

In addition to the annual salary for this position, an annual administrative stipend will also be offered. Both the salary and the stipend offered to the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.

The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

The Immigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employment eligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day of work. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for persons with disabilities.

Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

Benefits: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/benefits.

Total Compensation Calculator: https://www.cu.edu/employee-services/total-compensation

Diversity and Equity:

Please click here for information on disability accommodations: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/human-resources/employee-relations-performance/ada-compliance

Office of Equity: https://www1.ucdenver.edu/offices/equity

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications - Instructor:
  • Graduate degree in nursing from an accredited institution
  • Current PMHNP Board certification
  • Current RN, RXN, and APRN licensures in good standing (any state)
  • Must have CO licensures by date of hire. Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies.

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

Minimum Qualifications - Senior Instructor:
  • Graduate degree in nursing from an accredited institution
  • Current PMHNP Board certification
  • Current RN, RXN, and APRN licensures in good standing (any state)
  • Must have CO licensures by date of hire. Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies.
  • Demonstrated leadership in area of practice.
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating with academic colleagues and students in practice activities.

  • Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

    Minimum Qualifications – Assistant Professor:
      Doctoral degree in nursing from an accredited institution
    • Current PMHNP Board certification
    • Current RN, APN and RxN licensures in good standing (Any State) Could be working toward CO clinical licenses during application process and registered with DORA-Department of Regulatory Agencies. Must have Colorado licensures by date of hire.
    Demonstrated leadership in area of practice. Demonstrated experience collaborating with academic colleagues and students in practice activities.
    Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire.

    Conditions of employment:
    • Must be willing and able to obtain Colorado RN, RXN and APRN licenses by date of hire.
    • Must be willing and able to apply for DEA licensure within 30 days of hire
    • Must be willing and able to obtain valid NPI number by date of hire
    • Must be willing and able to obtain valid Colorado Medicaid Provider number within 30 days of hire date
    • Must be willing and able to complete CAQH by date of hire
    • Must be willing and able to remain credentialed by all necessary parties and ensure credentialing materials stay current.
    • Must be willing and able to obtain current BLS/CPR certification by date of hire.
    • Must be willing and able to work in a normal patient care environment with some exposure to biological hazards and infectious diseases.
    • Must be willing to participate in after-hours call as part of established rotation schedule

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Two years of experience in advanced practice
    • Experience with Substance Use Disorders
    • Experienced DATA 2000/MAT/X-Waivered Practitioner
    • Experience utilizing bilingual skills (Spanish/English) at a conversation level in a clinical setting.
    • Experience with Medication Assisted Recovery (MAR) and comfort with a Harm Reduction model of care

    Competencies:
      Considerable degree of independent judgment and work priorities is necessary to monitor and respond to changes in a client's condition. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population of staff, faculty, community members, and clients. Willingness and ability to work on a virtual platform to provide Telepsych services Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with patients, their families, and other members of the health care team Expertise in clinical assessment and therapeutic interventions with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of primary care-behavioral health integrated programs, including fundamental elements of co-located and/or fully integrated services. Ability to use computer and clinic software, and to document in EHR, ensuring completeness and accuracy. Ability to take on-call in a rotation schedule.
    Special Instructions to Applicants: Required Application Materials: To apply, please visit: http://www.cu.edu/cu-careers and attach: 1. A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2. A current CV/resume 3. The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three to five professional references, either attached to your resume/CV or uploaded as a separate document 4. A copy of all current licenses and certifications (PMHNP, RN, RxN, DEA, CPR/BLS, etc.) Questions should be directed to: College of Nursing HR at [email protected] Please be advised that the University does check references as part of the employment process.

    Please do not submit any of your application material (via email) to the job posting contact. Application Materials Required: Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below Application Materials Instructions: Application Deadline: Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/cu-careers. Applications will be accepted until finalists are identified, but preference will be given to complete applications received by January 17, 2022. Those who do not apply by this date may or may not be considered.

    Job Category: Faculty

    Primary Location: Denver Department: U0001 -- DENVER & ANSCHUTZ MED CAMPUS - 20468 - CON-DEAN ADMINISTRATION

    Schedule: Part-time

    Posting Date: Jul 29, 2022

    Unposting Date: Ongoing Posting Contact Name: College of Nursing Human Resources Posting Contact Email: [email protected] Position Number: 00610658





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