Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Months Per Year: 12
Hours Per Week: 15
Seattle University has a new opportunity for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to join the Student Health Center (SHC) department. Provides culturally informed direct clinical service to students, including assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental health problems, primarily focusing on medication management for mental health needs. Position supports the University’s efforts to provide a healthy, safe, and accessible environment for students. Works collaboratively with Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners in the SHC as well as clinicians in the office of Counseling and Psychological Services.
- Serves as a resource and provides consultation to staff of the Student Health Center and Counseling and Psychological Services
- Provides clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders. This includes:
- obtaining a relevant medical and psychiatric history
- formulating an appropriate differential diagnosis based on the history and clinical findings
- developing an appropriate plan of care and a follow up plan of care
- Provide psychopharmacologic interventions to treat symptoms of a full range of psychiatric illnesses based on current best practices and accepted standards of clinical management.
- Follow current best practices in psychopharmacologic management and develop an individualized treatment approach based on symptoms, preferences, culture, lifestyle, co-morbidities, risks, and benefits of the plan for the student.
- Maintains appropriate documentation for all services in our electronic medical records system.
- Stays current with advances in psychiatry through appropriate continuing education as required for licensure.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Graduate of an accredited Psychiatric Mental Health NP program,
- Licensed to practice medicine in Washington State
- Minimum 5 years clinical experience providing direct patient care
- Ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting
- Experience working with primary care providers
- Excellent communication skills
- Positive, flexible, and solution focused attitude
- Ability to quickly synthesize medical and psychiatric data and formulate effective and evidence based clinical recommendations
Preferred in addition to above requirements:
- Experience with primary care psychiatry or consultation psychiatry
- A demonstrated interest in providing direct service to a diverse, college population.
Applicants are also strongly encouraged to attach an electronic cover letter and resume when applying. Persons who need assistance with the recruitment process may contact the Office of Human Resources at: 206-296-5870. Job postings are open until filled, unless otherwise specified.
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Equal Opportunity Employer