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Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric (On-Call) (Temporary & Part Time)

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Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Position Details

Position Information

Title Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric (On-Call) (Temporary & Part Time)
Department Campus Health and Wellness (7501)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The University of Arizona (UA), Campus Health Service’s (CHS) Counseling & Psych Services (CAPS) department is seeking an on-call Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide psychiatric services for currently enrolled UA undergrad, graduate, and professional students seeking care at the CHS, as well as providing psychiatric consultation for CHS medical providers and CAPS counseling staff.

The UA CHS is the first fully accredited college health service in the nation and is ranked as the 2nd best college health service in the U.S. in the 2017 and 2018 Princeton Review. It is a diverse organization of over 150 employees who are committed to improving the health and safety of adolescent and adult college students. Come be a part of a team that promotes health, wellness and safety to the UA and the surrounding Tucson community. For more information on the Campus Health Service, please go to http://www.health.arizona.edu/about-us.

The University of Arizona has been listed by Forbes as one of America’s Best Employers in the United States and WorldatWork and the Arizona Department of Health Services have recognized us for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Provide psychiatric services to enrolled students, including diagnostic work-up, medication evaluation and follow-up, as part of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Provide psychiatric consultation to CAPS non-medical practitioners.
  • Provide psychiatric consultation to CHS primary care staff.
  • Provide crisis intervention and brief therapy on a limited basis.
  • Supervise psychiatric nurse practitioner interns as needed.
  • Complete timely and appropriate documentation utilizing an electronic medical record system.
  • Participate in CAPS and CHS team meetings, as indicated.
  • Collaborate in the interdisciplinary team delivery of outreach education, crisis response and other adjunctive services.
  • Provide consultation to faculty, staff, family members, and others while complying with professional confidentiality guidelines.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • Licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Arizona (an APRN license in the state of AZ is required), or will be by the date of hire.
  • Graduation from an approved school of nursing (at least a bachelor’s degree) and completion of an approved adult or psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program.
  • Current DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certification.
  • Certification in specialty area of psychiatry.
  • At least one year of psychiatric Nurse Practitioner work experience.
Preferred Qualifications
FLSA Exempt
Full Time/Part Time Part Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 16 Hours
Job Category Temporary and Part-time
Benefits Eligible No
Posted Rate of Pay $80 Per Hour
Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number A22297
Number of Vacancies Multiple
Desired Start Date 01/08/2018
Position End Date (if temporary) 05/18/2018
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Patricia R. Morales, PHR, SHRM-CP
HR Program Coordinator, Sr.
Campus Health Service
(520)626-6903
prrodri1@email.arizona.edu

Open Date 12/22/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 01/02/2017
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • ArizonaDiversity.com
    • Careerbuilder.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • HigherEdsJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Are you licensed to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the State of Arizona (an APRN license in the state of AZ is required); OR, will you be upon hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have a current DEA Controlled Substance Registration Certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you hold a certification in the specialty area of psychiatry?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have at least one year of psychiatric Nurse Practitioner work experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Have you graduated from an approved school of nursing (at least a bachelor's degree) and completed an approved adult or psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program; OR, will you by time of hire?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents