Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Diversity

Virginia Tech,

Cook Counseling Center at Virginia Tech
 
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Last Posted:

Mon, Jun 3rd, '24

Deadline:

July 1, 2024

Start Date:

TBD

Last Updated:

Mon, Jun 3rd, '24

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

When was the last time you changed the world?

In Virginia Tech’s Division of Student Affairs, that’s exactly what we’re doing every day—guiding, nurturing, and supporting students as they learn and grow into the leaders and world-changers of today and tomorrow.

We’re currently searching for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join our Psychiatry team at Cook Counseling Center in Blacksburg, VA to help us in our mission.

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS ROLE:
1) You’ll be joining the Psychiatry team at Cook Counseling Center, a multidisciplinary team who assesses, diagnoses, and treats students referred for psychiatric evaluation. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is supervised by Board Certified Psychiatrists.
2) You’ll be reporting to the Associate Director for Psychiatry in a Regular eleven month, 100% administrative professional appointment.?
3) You’ll be responsible for assessing, diagnosing, and treating students referred for psychiatric evaluation.
4) You’ll have the chance to grow and take advantage of a developmental plan with opportunities to advance within the Department and the Division.
5) You’ll be offered a base compensation package between $120,000 - $123,700, along with a comprehensive benefits package which includes health insurance, paid leave, retirement, tuition assistance, VT discounts, and so much more!

HERE'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE UNIVERSITY:
1) THE UNIVERSITY: Virginia Tech as an employer is committed to developing well-rounded employees who are active members of the university community as well as the community at-large. From comprehensive insurance plans to tuition assistance, Virginia Tech offers employees a variety of benefits and perks to help team members build a fuller and more balanced life.
2) THE DIVISION: For our students and ourselves, the Division of Student Affairs believes that changing the world requires courageous leadership and commitment to curiosity, integrity, civility, and service to others. Our culture is defined by a commitment to our Aspirations for Student Learning.
3) THE TEAM: Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center (CCC) supports the mission of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and the Division of Student Affairs. We promote student learning, development, retention, and holistic wellbeing by providing resources for improving mental health and identifying psychological barriers to academic success. Grounded in our commitment to social justice and equity, CCC supports these efforts through psycho-educational programming, individual, group, crisis, and psychiatric services. CCC’s commitment to service also includes multidisciplinary training, consultation, advocacy, and research.

ABOUT VIRGINIA TECH

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

About Student Affairs

Student Affairs at Virginia Tech fosters a community where each student creates a customized experience to meet their goals. Building on our motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice our Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our ongoing efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth. We are actively seeking people to join our community and help us prepare leaders for the world. Our people in Student Affairs are committed to student well-being and assuring that all students Experience VT by demonstrating, supporting, and operationalizing our Aspirations for Student Learning. If you are someone dedicated to ensuring student success, then we want you to consider being a part of our team! 

About Cook Counseling Center

Thomas E. Cook Counseling Center (CCC) supports the mission of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and the Division of Student Affairs. We promote student learning, development, retention, and holistic wellbeing by providing resources for improving mental health and identifying psychological barriers to academic success. Grounded in our commitment to social justice and equity, CCC supports these efforts through psycho-educational programming, individual, group, crisis, and psychiatric services. CCC’s commitment to service also includes multidisciplinary training, consultation, advocacy, and research.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Lisa Racek at lisaracek@vt.edu during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Required Qualifications
• Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with a specialization in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing or Family Nurse Practitioner.
• Current unrestricted Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license with Psychiatric Mental Health certification (PMHNP-BC) or Family Nurse Practitioner (by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners or American Nurses Credentialing Center) in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
• Must possess prescriptive authority in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
• Strong Knowledge of psychiatric illness and differential diagnosis with working knowledge of the DSM-5 TR. Ability to assess, analyze, diagnose, treat/prescribe with outcome criteria and re-evaluation.
• Strong assessment, diagnostic, and therapeutic skills within evidence-based practice. Documented knowledge of nursing techniques and psychotropic medication indications, contraindications, administration, side effects, and adverse effects.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Commitment to providing patient-centered care with empathy, integrity, and cultural competency.
• Ability to work collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team with acceptance, respect, and trust.
• Proficiency with electronic medical records, electronic prescribing, and relevant technology systems.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred Qualifications
• Experience or interest in working with students from under-represented populations.
• Previous training and/or experience in a college mental health setting.
• Experience with managing crisis situations, completing risk assessments, and disposition planning to address safety risks.
• Demonstrated expertise in a minimum of one specific treatment relevant to collegiate mental health (e.g. eating disorders, ADHD).
• A self-motivated, self-directed commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice.
• The energy to flexibly manage the professional demands of the role while maintaining positive and healthy relationships.

 
COMPENSATION

$120,000 - $123,700

APPLICATION MATERIALS

See application details and apply at: https://careers.pageuppeople.com/968/cw/en-us/job/529806/psychiatric-nurse-practitioner