Unit-Specific Responsibilities 1) 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 2) Conducts comprehensive psychiatric evaluations; prescribes psychiatric medications as indicated; orders and interprets laboratory studies as indicated; provides psychiatric follow-up care 3) Utilizes evidenced-based and quality care guidelines to patient care management 4) Maintains accurate and timely documentation for all clinical interactions and consultations 5) Participates in after-hours call rotation 6) Provides formal and informal consultation to SCS clinical staff and trainees 7) Attends and participates in multi-disciplinary case conferences and medical staff meetings 8) Provides campus-based services and consultation to internal and external constituents, which may necessitate being on campus in the evening or over the weekend 9) Participates in SCS peer review and quality improvement activities 10) Serves on SCS committees as assigned
Unit-Preferred Competencies 1) Ability to interview and obtain medical information 2) Demonstrated knowledge and experience with prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medications 3) Comprehensive knowledge of laws and ethical principles related to the practice of psychiatry in a university setting 4) Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently 5) Strong organizational skills 6) Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills and strong analytical skill 7) Demonstrated experience working with a wide array of presenting problems and an affinity for working in a multidisciplinary team
Unit-Specific Working Conditions 1) Privileged and credentialed through UCM Medical Staff Office prior to start date 2) Written collaborative agreement with a collaborating physician upon hire
Work Setting 1) Clinical care setting in ambulatory wellness center 2) Work with collaborating M.D. and/or a team of physicians
1) Masterâ™s degree or higher from an accredited school of nursing appropriate as a Nurse Practitioner and certified in area of specialty
2) Bachelorâ™s degree or equivalent in nursing Advanced degree (or equivalent, if license received prior to July 1, 2001) from an accredited school/college of nursing
1) Two years of clinical experience in area of specialty
2) Experience in a university counseling center or with young adults treating mood, anxiety, and adjustment disorders, and providing coupleâ™s counseling and crisis management preferred
1) Current advanced practice nurse (APN) license and certified in area of specialty in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date
2) Controlled substance license and DEA number
3) Current registered nurse (RN) license in the State of Illinois or eligibility to receive by start date
2) Cover Letter
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