Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
Final Filing Date: 2/28/2021
To provide independent advanced level nurse practitioner clinical expertise to patients and their families on an on-going basis. This includes the management of chronic stable medical conditions, routine care, acute or critical care, and medical and specialty protocols (e.g. chemotherapy) as defined by standardized procedures for your specific department. This may include non-invasive or invasive procedures, surgical procedures, including operative first assist per approved standardized procedures as identified by the list available on the Medical Staff Office. Patient management decisions will be independent where appropriate after assessment of the patient and interdependent with consultation with an attending or other member of the team. NP’s are expected to act as an expert resource person for health care providers including nurses, residents and other ancillary staff.
Provides direct patient care to a diversified patient population. Applies knowledge, experience and judgment to determine the importance of a situation, set priorities, and use abstract thought to evaluate clinical situations. Participates in patient and staff education. Demonstrates leadership skills. Demonstrates accountability for own practices as defined by the Nurse Practice Act.
At least 1 year of recent NP experience in a similar setting.
Recent NP experience in a psychiatric setting.
Graduate degree from a Psychiatric Mental Health NP program in an accredited School of Nursing.
National board certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
Current BLS certification.
Possession of valid California RN and Nurse Practitioner license without restrictions.
DEA within 3 months of hire.
Judgement skills to effectively meet the needs of patients.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Self-direction and organizational skills to function in an independent role.
Ability to cope with personal stress experienced by team members, other professionals, and caretakers.
1+ years of recent clinical experience in a psychiatric setting.
Ability to meet minimum standards for hospital credentialing and billing standards as a billable provider.
Ability to work flexible hours.
References reflect an overall meet or exceeds.
Ability to work overtime and work weekends and holidays.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
To view full job description and submit an on-line application visit UC Davis Career Opportunities at