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Part Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/ Psychiatrist (#984)

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The Counseling Service psychiatric nurse practitioner/psychiatrist is responsible for psychiatric assessment/evaluation and medical management for MHC students. In addition, they provide clinical consultation to the Counseling Service staff, Health Center staff and the MHC Community, play an active role in team meeting and departmental goal setting, assist with training of staff, and perform other duties as assigned by the Counseling Service Director. The position is a benefitted, part-time (negotiable 22.5-40 hours per week), academic position that runs from September 1st through May 31st. There may be on-call duties during the academic year and from June 1st through August 31st. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  •  Psychiatric assessment/evaluation of students 
  • Psychotropic medication prescription and monitoring 
  • Psychiatric hospitalization - both voluntary and involuntary 
  • Staff training 
  • Consultation to the Counseling Service staff and the MHC community 
  • Consultation with off campus providers, first responders and hospital personnel 
  • Legally sound documentation of all treatment and consultation 
  • Provision of On-call services for the MHC community 
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of the Counseling Service 

Minimum Qualifications: Education/Experience: Medical Doctor (M.D.) or advanced-practice registered nurse who has completed a master level or doctoral program in nursing, licensure in Massachusetts or if out of state, license eligibility with license required by start date, experience working with a college age population, Board certification or eligibility, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification and Massachusetts controlled substance registration. 

Skills: Outstanding clinical assessment skills, strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively on an interdisciplinary team, understanding of and adherence to state law and ethical guidelines, commitment to cultural humility and to the needs of Mount Holyoke College's diverse community. 

Supervision: General supervision provided by Counseling Service Director. Possibility of consultation/supervision provided by current college psychiatrist. 

Effective January 1, 2020 all new hires will be required to complete the background check process prior to commencing their Service Activity (employment) with the College. All offers of employment and continued employment at Mount Holyoke College are contingent upon satisfactory results of thorough background checks. For additional information about the Mount Holyoke College Background Check Policy, please visit Background Checks

Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Mount Holyoke College is committed to enriching the educational experience it offers through the diversity of its faculty, administration, and staff members. Mount Holyoke seeks to recruit and support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to the college's excellence, diversity of viewpoints and experiences, and relevance in a global society. In furtherance of institutional excellence, the College encourages applications from individuals from underrepresented groups, including faculty, staff, and administration of color, diverse gender identities, first generation college students and individuals who have followed non-traditional pathways to college, and individuals with a demonstrated leadership commitment to including diverse backgrounds and perspectives.