Nurse Practitioner

  • Requisition no: 525633
  • Work type: Full Time
  • Location: Medical Center
  • School/Department: Psychiatry
  • Grade: Grade 103
  • Categories: Health/Clinical

  • Job Type: Officer of Administration
  • Bargaining Unit:
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • End Date if Temporary:
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range:

Position Summary

Full time positions are available for Psychiatry Nurse Practitioners to work in the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program
(CPEP), located within the New York Presbyterian Hospital at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. The CPEP is staffed
with Psychiatric Attendings, Residents, Registered nurses, students, licensed social workers, a recreation therapist, and admission
personnel; a vibrant team where professional peer support and supervision is also a priority. A typical work week would include
three 12-hour daytime shifts.


  • Provide diagnostic psychiatric evaluations for patients in the adult emergency department.
  • Provide psychopharmacologic and short term psychotherapeutic treatments for a wide range of psychiatric
  • Working collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team with strong interpersonal and communication skills is
  • The setting requires flexibility, consultative skills, and active collaboration with other providers and team
  • Document appropriately.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in education and experience required; 4 years related experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred

Other Requirements

  • Must successfully complete all online systems training requirements
  • New York State Registered Nurse and Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Licenses required
  • National Board Certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), plus a minimum of two (2) years’
    experience in an outpatient setting, or inpatient setting, or emergency department setting; and DEA certificate is also required.

Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

Applications open: May 10 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:

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