Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California 95064

Job Description

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Student Health Services

Job #: 1908549

Full Time; Partial Year Career
Full Salary Range: $54.95 - $69.67 / Hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience

UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.

Under the general direction and clinical supervision of the Director of Psychiatry, or designee, and in accordance with standardized procedures, provides specialized psychiatric nurse practitioner outpatient care, as part of Student Health Services (SHS) Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

The service emphasizes diagnostic evaluation and assessment, crisis intervention, supportive psychotherapy in conjunction with medication management, and consultation with other medical providers, counselors, campus administrators and staff.

This position requires advanced academic specialization and/or clinical experience in mental health on the part of the nurse practitioner.

Qualifications include:

Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as listening skills.

Demonstrated flexibility and organizational skills with ability to prioritize a high-volume workload and function independently under time pressures.

Ability to work on several tasks concurrently with frequent interruptions.

Ability to contribute to multidisciplinary team effort; carry out assignments in a responsible manner; participate in a positive and cooperative manner during staff meetings; respond well to supervision.

Ability to handle difficult, sensitive and confidential situations tactfully.

Some Special Conditions Include:

Graduation from an accredited School of Nursing.

Current State of California Registered Nurse license, in good standing.

Current State of California Nurse Practitioner license and Nurse Practitioner Furnishing license, in good standing.

Must possess a current federal DEA registration.

ANCC Board Certified psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner or Board Eligible as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner (if Board Eligible, must become Board Certified as a psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioner within 6 months of employment).

Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.

Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 03-04-2019

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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted ON OR BEFORE the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @ A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted : 02/07/2019