Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Residency Program - Fellow
Advanced Practice Provider | Medical College - Main Campus | Psychiatry

Rush University Medical Center presents exciting opportunities for Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Residencies in Adult Psychiatry (Howard Brown Health), Integrated Care (Heartland Health Centers), Child Community Psychiatry (Rush) and Adult Psychiatry with a focus on substance use (Rush).

This is a 12 month, full-time salaried position. The NP resident will have a variety of precepted clinical experiences and by the mid-point in the residency will have the opportunity to develop a patient panel in a select clinic. Residencies include specialty rotations in substance use services, integrated care and child psychiatry in a variety of community sites. This is an interdisciplinary training program and includes working with teams at the study site(s). Residents practice 32 hours a week and one day is devoted to learning sessions that build from core clinical competences to management of complex conditions. Residents will complete a site specific quality project which will hone their leadership/research skills.

Qualified candidates must be within 18 months of graduation from a MSN NP or DNP program. Candidate is to be certified as an FNP (Heartland) or PMHNP (Howard Brown, Rush). They must commit to the full 12 months of residency and interest in practice with the underserved, individuals dealing with substance use, or children.

Rush University Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or Protected Veteran status.

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