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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Per Diem

Rowan University
Stratford, New Jersey, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Nov 3, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Part Time

Job Details


The department of psychiatry is seeking experienced Advanced Practice Nurses (APN) that is able to admit patients, make rounds, write orders for medication, diagnostic studies, devices, and consultations on inpatient psychiatric unit or provide services to patients scheduled at contracted agencies. Candidate will work collaboratively with staff nurses, social workers and other staff physicians and agency staff. Location and time of assignments to be mutually agreed upon.


Provides coverage at inpatient sites. Services to include psychiatric evaluation, medication management, restraints and staff consultation as required. Provides appropriate documentation of care including chart notes and completion of required/requested forms.

Provides additional coverage call for the Department’s hospital contract. Coverage will be on‑site face-to-face.

Must ensure the possession of a functioning phone at all times while on-call.

Must respond to any and all calls by telephone response within 15 minutes.

Must be available and respond to any and all or direct service to patients within one hour of being called for restraint, sentinel event, near-miss or any other clinical situation that requires face-to-face clinical care by an independent clinical practitioner.

Keeps abreast of agency, hospital and departmental policies and procedures.

Submits appropriate billing information.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Experience: One (1) year of experience as a practicing APN

Licensure: Unrestricted Licensed as an APN with the State of New Jersey with a current CDS and DEA.

Salary: Commensurable with experience


Rowan University

Since its founding in 1923, Rowan University has evolved from a teacher preparation college to a public research institution ranked among the top 100 in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. Today, Rowan University offers bachelor through doctoral degrees and professional certificates in person and online to 22,000 students through its main campus in Glassboro, N.J., its medical school campuses in Camden, Stratford, and Sewell, and on the campuses of partner community colleges. 

Rowan focuses on practical research at the intersection of engineering, medicine, science, and business while ensuring excellence in undergraduate education. The University has earned national recognition for innovation; commitme

Rowan University will become a new model for higher education by being inclusiveagile, and responsive, offering diverse scholarly and creative educational experiences, pathways, environments, and services to meet the needs of all students; maintaining agility by strategically delivering organizational capacity across the institution; and responding to emerging demands and opportunities regionally and nationally.nt to high-quality, affordable education; and the development of public-private partnerships. A Carnegie-classified R2 (high research activity) institution, Rowan is the nation’s third fastest-growing public research university, as reported by The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

As a leading employer in southern New Jersey with over 3,500 employees, Rowan offers comprehensive and competitive employment. 

A dynamic institution in the midst of unprecedented growth, Rowan offers faculty small classes, strong academic programs and ample research and leadership opportunities.

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