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Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse - 2 positions

University/Agency Illinois State University
Civil Service Classification Nurse Practitioner
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Posting Duration 5/17/2024 - 6/17/2024
Probationary Period 6 months

Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide primary mental health care for students presenting with mental health conditions. In the care of patients, the Psychiatric APRN uses advanced diagnostic skills, orders diagnostic tests, prescribes medication in accordance with the Nursing and Advanced Practice Act, and administers medications. The Psychiatric APRN uses medical therapeutic, and corrective measures to treat illness and improve mental health status.

Additional Information
University Benefit Highlights:

- Health, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement and supplemental retirement
- Tuition waiver benefits are available to staff as well as their eligible dependents.
- Paid holiday/administrative closures during Thanksgiving and Winter Breaks
- Paid vacation and sick time

For more University Benefit information:

Information regarding eligibility for participation in the State Universities Retirement System and the State of Illinois Group Insurance program can be reviewed here


Required Qualifications
1. Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse - Nurse Practitioner 225 ILCS 65 et seq.
2. State of Illinois Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Full Practice Authority license (FPA)
3. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification (PMHNP-BC)
4. Illinois Licensed Controlled Substance, including Schedule II medications

Preferred Qualifications
1. Two (2) to Five (5) years of experience working with mental health patients.
2. Experience in college health.
3. Proficient in documentation in and use of an electronic medical record.


$10,000 - $11,667 per month, commensurate with experience and education


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Contact Information

University/Agency Illinois State University
Department/College Human Resources
Contact Breanna Crippen
Phone Number 309-438-8311
Comments Student Health Services is accepting applications for two (2) Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse positions:
- One twelve month position subject to academic break layoff (Fall, winter, spring and summer)
- One twelve month position NOT subject to academic break layoff

Please fully complete the entire application including, but not limited to, the education and work history portions. Be specific on your work history, including employment dates (if part-time you must list the number of work hours) and duties for all positions held. Applicable part-time work experience will be considered toward qualifying for this position; however, it will be converted to a full-time equivalency to determine combined length of experience. Please do not put "see resume" in the duties and responsibilities section of the work history. This will be considered an incomplete application and incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Civil Service examination for this classification is based on your application materials and responses to the supplemental questions. No participation other than submission of applicant materials is required from applicants that qualify to take the exam. If you meet the minimum required qualifications for this position, you will receive a score calculated based on your education and experience, and your name will be placed on the active employment register by exam score. After the application deadline, the names within the top three scores will be referred to the department for interview.

In order to be eligible for Veteran's Preference points on the exam, appropriate military service documentation, such as a DD-214, may be faxed, mailed, delivered to Human Resources in order to receive the maximum eligible points.

The following list of licensure/certifications may be uploaded with your application materials or submitted by one of the optional ways listed below. The license/certifications must be submitted by the deadline date in order to qualify for the position.
- Licensure as an Advanced Practice Nurse - Nurse Practitioner 225 ILCS 65 et seq.
- State of Illinois Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Full Practice Authority license (FPA)
- Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification (PMHNP-BC)
- Illinois Licensed Controlled Substance, including Schedule II medications

Fax: 309.438.0011, Attn: Breanna Crippen
Address: Illinois State University
Human Resources
Campus Box 1300
Normal, IL 61790-1300

This position is represented by AFSCME Local 3236 – HealthCare

Illinois State University is authorized to do business within the State of Illinois. All work under this appointment is required to be performed from within the State of Illinois. If hired, out-of-state candidates must establish Illinois residency within 180 calendar days from the start date for this position. Illinois residency requires proof of a valid Illinois driver’s license or a valid State of Illinois ID card. Fa