Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

  • University of Nebraska - Kearney
  • Hybrid
  • Mar 10, 2023
Part time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Psych NP)

Job Description

The PMHNP is a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner whose primary responsibility is providing psychopharmaceutical medicine management.  The position would serve students during the academic year/8 hours per week. Serves as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner for the Student Health Clinic. The PMHNP will make medical and psychiatric diagnoses; conduct various physical and mental health assessments; prescribe psychopharmaceuticals and other medications; and make referrals as necessary.

Job Requirements

Current license as an Advanced Practice (family or adult) Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska. Holds a Psychiatric-mental health Nurse Practitioner certification (PMHNP). Current National board certification as a Nurse Practitioner. Current DEA, or ability to obtain. 3-5 years or more of experience as an APRN. Current CPR certification. Valid driver’s license. Current immunization records or ability to demonstrate immunity. Ability to diagnose and treat mental illness. Ability to interpret psychological tests. Experience in developing treatment plans and treatment utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications. Experience in Psychiatric assessments, suicidal/homicidal assessments, and ability to refer to higher level of care. Ability to prescribe appropriate pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities. Experience in the wellness of women, men’s health and wellness services. Experience with evidenced based approaches and techniques, including paying close attention to research findings, theories and experience from practice.
Experience in college student health. Experience working with the college age/young adult population. Has at least 2 years’ experience in psychiatric health care. Has experience in a clinic setting (family practice, urgent care). Has experience with electronic medical records.

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