Job opening at for APRN at Caldwell College

By Brenda Marshall posted 07-30-2014 12:23 PM

Caldwell University invites applications for a one-year grant funded position for a part-time Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APN) who is ANCC certified in psychiatric mental health nursing, beginning July 1, 2014.  Reporting to the Director of Counseling Services this position is responsible for providing psychotherapy and diagnostic and pharmacologic treatment services to student patients.  Job duties include, but are not limited to;
  • Conducting on-going risk assessments (i.e. suicide, homicide, abuse, violence), as well as performing age-appropriate, full psychiatric evaluations.
  • Planning and documenting pharmacologic strategies based on individualized needs and providing follow-up services as needed.  
  • Providing clinical documentation on patients and producing reports and assessment information, as requested by the Director. 
  • Providing consultation to clinical staff and interns regarding patient care issues.
  • Conducting educational trainings for college staff, resident assistants, and students. 
  • Reviewing cases with collaborating physician as needed, as well as communicating with Director about cases.
Master’s degree with preparation in psychiatric mental health nursing  and  a current New Jersey APN-C  license that includes diagnostic and 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 is required, preferably a college counseling center or health center.   Appropriate training and experience in counseling and psychotherapy is expected. Appropriate individual insurance is also expected. Collaborative association with board certified psychiatrist for medication/diagnostic supervision is also required. Candidates must be willing to support the Dominican Catholic, liberal arts 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. Its 25 undergraduate programs, 27 graduate programs and one Ph.D. program, including online and distance learning options, prepare students for today's global marketplace. Students enjoy 12 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, N.J. The college was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. The college's core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life. For more information about Caldwell University, visit
Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter specifying position, and a list of three professional references including complete contact information.  Finalists will be asked to provide an official transcript from the institution awarding the highest degree.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Send application materials to: (preferred)
Office of Human Resources-
Caldwell University
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Phone:  973.618.3555
Fax:  973.618.3358
Caldwell University is EOE