Part Time Psychiatric Provider (Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)

Fairfax, VA
$90-$150/hour to commensurate with years of experience and specific licensure
Mar 22, 2022
Aug 26, 2022
Full Time
Part Time Psychiatric Provider (Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner)George Mason University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) invites applications for a Part-Time Psychiatric Provider (Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner). George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Department:CAPS supports students through ethical and responsive care and prevention. We foster the well-being of the diverse Mason community through psychological, outreach, and consultation services. We provide high-quality training to emerging mental health professionals. We are committed to excellence in psychological services by promoting student safety and enhancing emotional growth. About the Position:The successful candidate for this part-time position will have an understanding of the dynamics of privilege and oppression, and the impact these have on mental health. This will be combined with a comprehensive understanding of intersectionality and the lived experiences of diverse students.This is an hourly wage, non-benefited position; hourly rate will depend upon level of training and experience. Consideration will be given to either a part-time Psychiatrist or a part-time Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Our center is open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm, and we are looking for a part-time psychiatric provider who can work up to 16 hours per week, with a preference given for Fridays.Responsibilities:Under the administrative supervision of the Assistant Director, Psychiatric Services, the clinician will:1. Provide safe and effective psychiatric evaluations, follow-up, case management, and crisis intervention to Mason students;2. Use evidence-based standards to deliver patient care that is in accordance with board of medicine or nurse practitioner licensure regulations for the Commonwealth of Virginia;3. Communicate effectively and work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team;4. Exhibit respect for and understanding of other clinical disciplines and use an integrated approach to achieve desired patient outcomes;5. Provide consultation to CAPS staff for routine and complex clinical cases;6. Provide consultation as needed to parents, faculty, staff, and students;7. Teach/supervise trainees as needed from a variety of mental health disciplines;8. Participate in continuing medical education activities to maintain licensure;9. Complete documentation of services within CAPS guidelines; and10. Participate in meetings or committees as assigned related to position responsibilities.Required Qualifications:Graduate of an accredited psychiatry residency or nurse practitioner program;ABPN Certification or eligible within 4 months of hire or ANCC Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP);Current, unrestricted medical license as a physician or current, unrestricted autonomous license to practice as a PMHNP in the Commonwealth of Virginia;Current, unrestricted DEA license;Experience working with young adults in an outpatient mental health setting;Excellent organizational skills with an ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously;Ability to work in a fast-paced clinical setting with patients in acute distress;Evidence of multicultural awareness and experience working with diverse populations; andProficient use of technology for telehealth and medical recordkeeping.Preferred Qualifications:At least one year of clinical experience as an ABPN certified psychiatrist or at least two years of clinical experience as a PMHNP;At least one year of clinical experience providing mental health services in a university setting; andExperience with clinical supervision or preceptorship of graduate students.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG8279 at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at!George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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