Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner University of California, Santa Cruz
Student Health Services JOB #: 1706973
FULL TIME; PARTIAL YEAR CAREER Full Salary Range: $45.60-$57.81/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.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 03-15-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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