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Job Op: Caldwell

  • 07/19/2022 5:08 PM
    Message # 12854248
    Suzanne Drake (Administrator)

    Part-time, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (Req. 1812)

    • Caldwell University’s Counseling Center is currently seeking to fill a position for a part-time Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) who is ANCC certified in psychiatric mental health nursing.  This position works during the academic year, six hours a week for approximately 30 weeks.  This candidate would be reporting to the Executive Director of Counseling Services and would be responsible for providing psychotherapy, diagnostic, and pharmacologic treatment services to student patients.  

      The individual would be expected to: 

    • conduct on-going risk assessments (i.e. suicide, homicide, abuse, violence), as well as perform age-appropriate, full psychiatric evaluations.  
    • The candidate would plan and document pharmacologic strategies based on individualized needs and provide follow-up services as needed.  
    • The APN would provide clinical documentation on patients and produce reports and assessment information, as requested by the Executive Director.  
    • APN would provide consultation to clinical staff and interns regarding patient care issues, as well as conduct educational trainings for college staff, resident assistants, and students.  APN will review cases with the collaborating physician as needed, as well as communicate with the Director about cases during staff meetings.
    • Requirements

    • A master’s degree plus a current New Jersey APN license that includes prescriptive authority is required.  
    • At least three (3) years’ experience with patient diagnosis and psychotropic medication prescription and management working with older adolescents/young adults in a treatment setting, preferably a college counseling center or health center is also required.   
    • Must have appropriate training and experience in counseling and psychotherapy.  
    • A collaborative agreement with a psychiatrist will be required after the Public Health Emergency Waiver is repealed by the Governor

    To apply:

    Caldwell University has made the safety of our students, faculty and staff, and our surrounding communities a top priority. As part of that commitment, Caldwell University (CU) recently announced that students, faculty, and staff on CU campuses this fall, are required to be vaccinated against COVID. As a prospective and/or a new employee at CU, you will be required to comply with the University’s vaccination protocol. Proof of full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work at CU. Prospective or new employees may seek a medical or religious exemption to the vaccination requirement and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. 

    Believing that diversity contributes to academic excellence and to rich and rewarding communities. Caldwell University is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, whose work furthers our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, and who bring to campus varied life experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. Candidates must be willing to support the Catholic Dominican mission of the University. 

    Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 31 undergraduate and 31 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate, and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today’s global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities, and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community, and excellence influence academic and campus life. 

    Caldwell University is an Equal Opportunity employer and is strongly committed to diversity, equity and inclusion within its community.



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