Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Drew University’s Health Services seeks a part-time staff Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. This is a part-time position reporting to the Director of Health Services. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner functions both independently and in collaboration with others to diagnose, treat, and manage psychological health problems and to evaluate the effectiveness of care. The Nurse Practitioner is involved with teaching activities on a regular basis, and integrates relevant research and best practices. A background in working with a diverse population is desirable. This individual should be comfortable working with a University population both as a clinical and community consultant.

Key Responsibilities:

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will be responsible for:

  • Assessing the physical, developmental, and psychological health status of university students
  • Diagnosing, evaluating, treating, and managing acute and chronic psychiatric conditions
  • Prescribing medications and other treatments appropriate for individual’s condition, evaluating effectiveness, and making adjustments as appropriate
  • Ordering and interpreting diagnostic testing as needed
  • Supporting clients with clinical case management when appropriate
  • Collaborating with other members of the healthcare team, the counseling service, and other campus departments as needed
  • Providing crisis intervention for individuals
  • Engaging in outreach and educational sessions when appropriate


  • Must have current New Jersey Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurse licensure with prescriptive privileges, including DEA
  • National Certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Masters Degree in nursing
  • Collaborative Practice agreement with collaborating psychiatrist in accordance with NJ state licensure requirements
  • Experience in a college health or related field is preferred, but not required.


To apply, submit the following materials to Please include your name in the subject. For priority consideration, please apply by May 15th, 2019.

  • Cover letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.