Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status
Reports to (title) Clinic Manager
Department Wellness Services
Requisition Number 17109
Position Type Replacement
Job Category Staff
FT/PT Full-time
Initial Work Location
Starting Salary Based on qualifications
Job Open Date 12/14/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date 12/21/2017
Job Summary

Provide Primary Mental Health Care to students, faculty and staff in a multi-campus, integrative, college healthcare setting. Assess and diagnose mental health problems, for example: depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance abuse, loss, grief, adjustment issues and difficulty coping. Treat with full scope of therapeutic skills including prescribing, psychotherapy and refer when necessary.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

Assess, diagnose and treat students with a focus on mental health promotion, wellness and disease prevention. Assist patients to address underlying issues, encouraging participation in their treatment plan and emphasize patient education while respecting individual and cultural diversity. Skilled crisis intervention and outreach.
Electronic charting and electronic media literacy. Documentation of all scheduled visits and interactions with patients.
Mindful participation and coordination of duties and tasks with other Center for Health and Counseling staff including medical assistants, counselors, health educators, massage therapists and clerical staff to ensure low-cost, accessible, holistic health/wellness care.
Advocate and maintain quality health care by individually meeting or exceeding OSHA, CLIA, HIPAA, GRAMA, FERPA and occupational health standards as well as participate in other quality improvement programs.
Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued
Preferred Qualifications

College health related work experience.

Minimum Qualifications

Current license as advanced practice registered nurse (APRN), with a specialty in mental health.

Prescriptive privilege in the State of Utah, or able to obtain within 30 days of hire.

Master’s degree in nursing from an accredited college of nursing.

National board-certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.

Minimum of one year paid, full-time (or equivalent) mental health care experience, after license.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Assess, diagnose and treat students,
with a focus on mental health promotion, wellness and disease prevention. Assist patients to address underlying issues, encouraging participation in their treatment plan and emphasize patient education while respecting individual and cultural diversity. Skilled crisis intervention and outreach.

Mindful participation and coordination of duties and tasks with other Center for Health and Counseling staff including other nurse practitioners, medical assistants, mental health counselors, health educators, massage therapists and clerical staff to ensure low-cost, accessible, holistic health/wellness care.

Advocate and maintain quality health care by individually meeting or exceeding OSHA, CLIA, HIPAA, GRAMA, FERPA and occupational health standards as well as participate in other quality improvement programs.

Electronic charting and electronic media literacy.

Extraordinary problem solving and analysis, excellent interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

Competency working with a diverse population in independent settings.

Commitment to patient-centered health and wellness services.

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College will complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

FLSA Exempt

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
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    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
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    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
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    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Other Doc