Advanced Practice Nurse - Psychiatry

University of Chicago,

Student Counseling Service
Last Posted:

Wed, Feb 7th, '18

Deadline:

Position will remain open until filled

Start Date:

Upon completion of credentialing process once job is offered

Last Updated:

Wed, Feb 7th, '18

 
POSITION DESCRIPTION
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  • Full Time

Job Summary:

  • Provides routine and emergent psychiatric care to University of Chicago students in collaboration with consulting physician and consults with multidisciplinary Student Counseling Service (SCS) staff in accordance with privileges approved by the credentials committee, to include identification and management of mental health problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Conducts comprehensive psychiatric evaluations; prescribes psychiatric medications as indicated; orders and interprets laboratory studies as indicated; provides psychiatric follow-up care
  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations
  • Participates in after-hours call rotation
  • Provides formal and informal consultation to SCS clinical staff and trainees
  • Attends and participates in multi-disciplinary case conferences and medical staff meetings
  • Provides campus-based services and consultation to internal and external constituents, which may necessitate being on campus in the evening or over the weekend
  • Participates in SCS peer review and quality improvement activities
  • Serves on SCS committees as assigned

Competencies:

  • Ability to interview and obtain medical information required
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medications required
  • Willingness to enter into written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician upon hire required
  • Comprehensive knowledge of laws and ethical principles related to the practice of psychiatry in a university setting
  • Once licensed and as needed, willingness to apply for a controlled substance license and DEA number required
  • Willingness to be privileged and credentialed through UCM Medical Staff Office prior to start date required
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently required
  • Strong organizational skills required
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skill required
  • Demonstrated experience working with a wide array of presenting problems and an affinity for working in a multidisciplinary team preferred
  • Experience in a university counseling center or with young adults treating mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders, and providing couple counseling and crisis management preferred


ABOUT UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

The University of Chicago is an urban research university that has driven new ways of thinking since 1890. Our commitment to free and open inquiry draws inspired scholars to our global campuses, where ideas are born that challenge and change the world.

We empower individuals to challenge conventional thinking in pursuit of original ideas. Students in the College develop critical, analytic, and writing skills in our rigorous, interdisciplinary core curriculum. Through graduate programs, students test their ideas with UChicago scholars, and become the next generation of leaders in academia, industry, nonprofits, and government.


 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Advanced degree (or equivalent, if license received prior to July 1, 2001) from an accredited school/college of nursing required
  • Current advanced practice nurse (APN) license in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date required
  • Current registered nurse (RN) license in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date is required
DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Demonstrated experience working with a wide array of presenting problems and an affinity for working in a multidisciplinary team preferred
  • Experience in a university counseling center or with young adults treating mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders, and providing couple counseling and crisis management preferred


 
COMPENSATION

Depends on Qualifications

APPLICATION MATERIALS

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