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Requisition Number 17-0054
Post Date 9/8/2017
Title Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
City Frederick
State MD

General Information

  • Part-time, Temporary, Non-benefited Position

The part-time, temporary, non-benefited Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is primarily responsible for providing psychiatric assessment and evaluation, treatment planning, medication management, crisis stabilization, consultation, and referral to community providers and resources. The position is based in the Counseling Center, which is a part of the Wellness Center team.



  • Provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and assessments.
  • Provides prescription for medication and medication management.
  • Provides recommendations for ongoing treatment and provides referral to community resources and providers.
  • Provides consultation to Counseling Center staff.
  • Maintains clinical records.
  • Demonstrates sensitivity in addressing topics related to but not limited to sexuality, substance abuse, violence, and risk taking behaviors.
  • Counsels and educates students regarding understanding their mental health, healthy lifestyle choices, self-care skills, and treatment options.
  • Provides telephone consultation as necessary and appropriate to Hood College students under his/her care.


  • Master’s degree with licensure and credentialing as a psychiatric nurse practitioner with prescriptive authority in Maryland.
  • At least 5 years of experience working with young adults with complex mental health issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community.
  • Availability to take off hours professional calls as needed from Counseling Center staff.

Education and/or Experience

An unencumbered license as a nurse practitioner with prescription authority in the state of Maryland. A master’s degree in nursing field is required with experience working with young adults.

To Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to apply on-line via our electronic application which requires submission of a cover letter, résumé, three professional references and a copy of your Maryland license.

The electronic application is found at the end of the job description on the lower right hand side, "Apply On-line". If you need assistance with the on-line application process, please email or call (301) 696-3592.

Hood College is committed to diversity in its faculty and staff and subscribes to a policy of hiring only individuals legally eligible to work in the United States. An Equal Opportunity Employer/M/F/Vet/Disability

Hood College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, disability, religion, or age in recruitment, admission and access to, or treatment, or employment in its programs, services, benefits, or activities as required by applicable laws including Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and complies with the law regarding reasonable accommodation for disabled applicants and students. Inquiries about discrimination or reasonable accommodation should be referred to the Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator at Alumnae Hall, 401 Rosemont Avenue, Frederick, MD. 21701 (AD 312), (301) 696-3592. For complete information on Hood College’s nondiscrimination policy, please visit

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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