Nurse Practitioner

Nurse Practitioner

About Salve Regina University:

Salve Regina University, ranked as one of the most transformative colleges in the United States by Money Magazine, is a comprehensive Catholic University located in the scenic coastal community of Newport, Rhode Island. The University’s commitment to academic success and personal discovery extends beyond its historic campus into a dynamic world where the application of higher thinking and skill are most valued. Salve Regina offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, graduate certificates, and doctoral programs in humanities, international relations and nursing. Enrollment includes more than 2,600 undergraduate and graduate students from across the U.S. and around the world.

Job Description:


Assume an independent clinical practice, assessing, diagnosing, and implementing a health care management plan for both acute and chronic conditions within the scope of the Student Health Services and as described in the State of Rhode Island General Laws, Chapter 5-34-3.


  • Perform comprehensive physical examinations of clients to identify actual or potential health problems.
  • Assess and analyze clinical signs and symptoms, diagnose actual/potential health problems, and structure a care plan to promote optimal health; consult with other health care professionals as needed.
  • Maintain complete and accurate clinical records and reports.
  • Independently prescribe and/or administer appropriate medication, corrective measures, and medical therapeutics within legal scope of practice.
  • Follow up on ordered labs and radiology with patients.
  • Provide referrals to consulting specialists and conduct follow-up as necessary.
  • Demonstrated documented experience with routine outpatient GYN care.
  • Demonstrated experience with Electronic Health Records (EMR).
  • Initiate emergency treatment of acute medical problems within written protocol.
  • Promote wellness through health teaching and counseling for a wide variety of health issues/concerns.
  • Work with other departments in various sick protocols (ex. extended illness notices, hospital admission notices to Dean’s office)
  • Provide educational programs outside the exam room to students and other staff based on Health Services goals and needs.
  • Maintain HIPAA throughout clinical practice and other departmental meetings.


Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Director of Health Services.


The Nurse Practitioner of Health Services will be scheduled for on or about 29 weeks at 30 hours per week, from the start of the academic year through the week leading up to commencement. Additionally, the position requires 5 extra weeks at 30 hours per week. This includes 3 weeks before the academic year in August, 1 week prior to the start of the spring semester in January and 1 week after commencement. This is a total of on or about 34 weeks. In certain circumstances, would need to be available for weekend shifts on rotation with the other providers.


The employee is not exposed to known adverse environmental conditions other than those of working in healthcare settings.



  • Possess the knowledge and clinical skills to provide patient care as a nurse practitioner without direct supervision.
  • Possess the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; be able to organize, coordinate, and supervise support staff.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills and be able to prepare and deliver health education presentations before groups of students or staff.
  • Knowledge and proficiency of computer software applications (Microsoft Office programs, etc.)
  • Proven ability to provide culturally sensitive patient care and to represent a diverse campus community positively and effectively with prospective students, parents, faculty, staff, and the public.
  • Strong respect and desire to support diverse and inclusive communities.


  • Education: Master’s degree in nursing and a bachelor’s degree in nursing or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Experience: A minimum of one year of experience as a nurse practitioner.


  • Must have a current R.I. Registered Nurse License and meet all qualifications as a Registered Nurse Practitioner in either adult medicine or family practice.
  • Must meet all qualifications for prescriptive privileges. (Reference: Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner as defined in Chapter 5-34-35 and 5-34-39 of the R.I. General laws.
  • Certification as a Nurse Practitioner by a nationally recognized organization by virtue of examination.
  • Must have current C.P.R. certification.


Experience: 1+ years’ experience as a nurse practitioner. Areas of experience should include general internal medicine, family medicine, adult medicine, gynecology, mental health issues, orthopedics, and urgent care/emergency medicine.

Additional Information:

Salve Regina University offers generous benefits to eligible employees including (waiting periods apply):

  • health, dental and vision coverage available on the first of the month following date of hire
  • 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA with employee and employer contributions as well as access to advising services
  • long-term disability coverage
  • employer-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • up to 100% free tuition at Salve for eligible employees and qualified dependents
  • robust wellness program and free access to the on-campus Fitness Center

Other available benefits include:

  • supplemental life insurance for employees and dependents
  • supplemental insurance coverage through Aflac
  • discounted pet insurance through ASPCA
  • student loan forgiveness assistance program (SAVI)
  • discounted auto and home insurance through Liberty Mutual
  • employee Assistance Program through Coastline EAP
  • flexible spending health and dependent care accounts
  • health savings accounts
  • 529 collegebound saver program

For more detailed information on Salve’s benefits, visit

Salve Regina University strives to cultivate belonging values through diversity, equity inclusion in order to foster a welcoming culture for our staff, faculty and students, as well as the wider community.  Salve Regina University embraces all people with grace. No matter the path traveled to get here, the University acknowledges that many identities will intersect. Salve Regina belongs to all in its community.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must apply online for any open staff and faculty positions by providing a cover-letter and resume. Pre-employment background checks and reference checks are required of successful candidates. Salve Regina University participates in E-verify. (Spanish)


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Director of Student Health Services

Director of Student Health Services

The University of New England Director of Student Health Services provides strategic leadership, and administrative and clinical oversight for Student Health Services (SHS) personnel which includes managing the day-to-day operations on the Biddeford and Portland campuses. The position oversees all necessary healthcare accreditation processes and other projects that require input from sections within SHS, as well as various departments and organizations across the University. The Director must possess broad, evidence-based clinical knowledge of primary care and women’s health, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, a strong understanding of accreditation systems and processes, and quality improvement. The Director additionally provides direct clinical care/services at both student health locations.

As the landscape of collegiate health is evolving rapidly, the Director must serve as a visionary leader who keeps up-to-date regarding collegiate health issues. The Director is a visible leader within the UNE community, providing guidance and a trusted voice in student health matters, and educating the community about numerous health issues to include integration of public health and behavioral/mental health. The Director must also have a keen appreciation for the varied health needs of a diverse undergraduate and graduate student body.

UNE is Maine’s largest private university, with two beautiful coastal campuses in Maine, a one-of-a-kind study-abroad campus in Tangier, Morocco, and an array of flexible online offerings. In an uncommonly welcoming and supportive community, we offer hands-on learning, empowering students to positively impact a world full of challenges. We are the state’s top provider of health professionals and home to Maine’s only medical and dental colleges, a variety of other interprofessionally aligned health care programs, and nationally recognized programs in the marine sciences, the natural and social sciences, business, the humanities, and the arts.

UNE offers a generous comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees. The package includes varied health and dental plans; a retirement plan that includes up to an 8% match; extensive paid leave including holidays, vacation, sick and personal time; and educational benefits. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site ( for additional information regarding UNE’s fantastic benefits package.

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Assistant Director for Mental Health Counseling

Assistant Director for Mental Health Counseling

Job Title Assistant Director for Mental Health Counseling
Position Purpose
The Assistant Counseling Director provides clinical mental health services to undergraduate students and supervises counseling staff and clinical trainees who provide counseling services, outreach, and mental health education on campus. As part of an integrated Wellness Center, this position works under the supervision of the Medical Director to manage the administrative, educational, and professional aspects of the counseling program.
Essential Duties Summary
  • Supervisory and Administrative duties
      • Oversee the daily operations of counseling services, including workload distribution, resource allocation, policy and procedure adherence, and risk management
      • Supervise full- and part-time counseling staff, including both clinical and administrative supervision
      • Attend staff, departmental, divisional, and committee meetings as appropriate


  • Provide clinical mental health services to students
    • Provide intake assessments, treatment planning, and individual/group clinical counseling using a culturally-responsive framework, maintaining a reduced caseload to accommodate for the supervisory aspects of the position
    • Provide outreach, crisis assessment/screening, intervention, referrals (on- and off-campus) and consultation as needed
    • Maintain accurate, adequate, and timely documentation of student contacts and treatment
    • Adhere to policies and practices that adhere to professional ethics, and state/federal laws
  • Provide outreach, education, and support on campus
    • Oversee the development and implementation of psycho-educational programs in collaboration with Nurse Educator
    • Develop and administer mental health-related training for faculty, staff, and students as necessary
    • Collaborate with other departments on student wellness and safety concerns as appropriate
Required Qualifications
    • Master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling preferred, related field acceptable
    • Current license to practice in New Hampshire as a mental health counselor or related field


  • Minimum 5 years counseling experience
  • Supervision experience required
  • Demonstrated expertise with the developmental and mental health issues of late adolescence
Preferred Qualifications
    • College health experience preferred


Skills and Knowledge
  • Highly organized and able to multitask
  • Effective interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a collaborative manner
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable laws and standards of professional conduct
  • Ability to conduct complex analysis, develop and present treatment plans
  • Familiarity with a wide range of psychological interventions
  • Openness to interdisciplinary supervision/collaboration
  • Positive attitude
EEO Statement New England College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed or religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, pregnancy, veteran’s status or disability in regard to treatment, access to or employment in its programs and activities, in accordance with federal and state laws and regulations. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), individuals with disabilities needing accommodation should contact the ADA Compliance Officer.
New England College is committed to providing equal opportunity in all conditions of employment and creating a welcoming and supportive environment that celebrates diversity. If an imbalance is found to exist, the College will make good faith efforts to recruit, hire and promote persons underrepresented in the workplace.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S00467P
Open Date 08/14/2023
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit a resume and cover letter.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents

  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter

Optional Documents

Chief of Medicine

Chief of Medicine

Job Summary :
Harvard University Health Services has a unique healthcare leadership opportunity for an experienced clinical leader with a passion and a commitment to delivering high-quality patient care. In this role, you will oversee Internal Medicine and Urgent Care, providing clinical direction, ensuring practice quality and safety, and collaborating closely with the Medical Director of Urgent Care, Athletics Head Team Physician, and Team Leaders. Additionally, the position involves being an agent for change, promoting interdepartmental collaboration, working with senior directors, and actively participating in medical education initiatives for clinical staff at HUHS, as well as for Fellows, residents, and medical students at Harvard Medical School and affiliated hospitals. This position is 50% FTE effort towards leadership/administrative responsibilities and 50% FTE direct patient care .

Position Description :
Leadership & Management

Meets regularly with Internal Medicine clinicians to review feedback/data from various sources including billing, MassPAT, Press-Ganey, outstanding notes, Peer Review, the Practice Manager, and Patient Advocate.
Directs the activities of Internal Medicine and Urgent Care, meeting weekly with the clinical team leaders and management team.
Meets regularly with the satellite medical directors and as needed with members of Internal Medicine, Urgent Care, and satellites to provide coaching and support.
Meets regularly with the Athletics Head Team Physician.
Has outpatient and inpatient responsibilities as a practicing physician. Advises clinical staff and serves as a consultant in unusual and difficult medical issues.
Assists in the development and implementation of department policies, goals, and objectives. Advises the Senior Director, Chief Medical Officer, and other staff on clinical policy and procedural issues and program planning.
Leads strategic projects and communicates progress to stakeholders.
Participates in recruitment, including interviewing and making recommendations for staffing, hires, and promotions.
Quality & Safety

Assists the HUHS Patient Advocate in reviewing and mediating patient complaints related to specific clinical providers within Internal Medicine and Urgent Care or with general/specific service issues.
Supports the Director of Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety, assisting in the implementation of appropriate and effective quality improvement projects. Oversees departmental quality assurance efforts and utilization management activities for inpatient and outpatient services.
Assists in the initiation and implementation of appropriate and effective quality improvement projects. Oversees departmental quality assurance efforts and utilization management activities for inpatient and outpatient services.
Reviews adverse outcomes or near misses by conducting root cause analysis with an interdisciplinary team.
Education, Training & Professional Development

Plans, participates in, and/or directs the instruction of Fellows, Residents, and medical students.
Works with Residency administrators annually to accommodate new interns and determine preceptors; meets with interns and preceptors throughout the year.
Promotes education of clinical staff through coordinating weekly medical grand rounds and continuing medical education.
Works closely with appropriate staff to review new techniques, explain changes, discuss problems, exchange information, and ensure input in decision-making.

In conjunction with Practice Managers and the Finance Department, prepares yearly operating and capital budgets for Internal Medicine and Urgent Care in accordance with established guidelines.
Monitors, reviews, and analyzes Internal Medicine and Urgent Care budgets in relation to departmental and HUHS performance and needs. Alerts Administration to events that could result in year-end budget variances. Submits variances to HUHS Budget Office. Adjusts spending to meet budget targets.
Identifies cost-effective measures and interventions, implementing them with appropriate approvals, smoothly and effectively.
External/University Contacts

Fosters and monitors HUHS relationships with clinical leaders at affiliated hospitals to ensure continued high quality of care for emergency and hospital care at those institutions.
Represents HUHS at professional and University meetings, as appropriate.

Reviews and documents medical conditions of incoming students and parent letters, ensuring PCPs are aware of their patients’ diagnoses.
Basic Qualifications :
Board Certified in Medicine. Doctor of Medicine with licensure in the State of Massachusetts. Substantial clinical experience and authoritative knowledge of clinical principles, practices, and techniques. 5-7 years of experience in an ambulatory medical practice setting and in medical staff administrative leadership

Additional Qualifications and Skills :
Demonstrated skills in effective communication, diplomacy, leadership, and teaching. Ability to function as a professional role model. Commitment to high quality, cost-effective health care and principles of group practice. Good working knowledge of regulations, policies, standards, and administrative practices related to health services. Experience in quality assurance/improvement, supervision, and utilization management. Ability to understand complex management and financial issues.

Certificates and Licenses :
Doctor of Medicine and Board Certified in Medicine.
Physical Requirements :
Working Conditions :
Additional Information :
Harvard University Health Services (HUHS) is a campus-based healthcare organization devoted exclusively to members of the Harvard community— students, faculty, staff, eligible post-doctoral fellows, retirees, and their families. Our work includes multi-specialty ambulatory medical care, behavioral and mental health services, health insurance plan oversight, massage and acupuncture, health education, campus public health, immunization compliance, and promotion of overall wellbeing. HUHS has four locations across Harvard University’s Cambridge and Boston campuses including the main location in the Smith Campus Center, satellite clinics at Harvard Law School and in the Longwood Medical Area, and Athletics/Sports Medicine at the Dillon Field House. In the fiscal year 2022, HUHS had 116,000 patient visits.
Benefits :
We invite you to visit Harvard’s Total Rewards website to learn more about our outstanding benefits package, which may include:
Paid Time Off: 3-4 weeks of accrued vacation time per year (3 weeks for support staff and 4 weeks for administrative/professional staff), 12 accrued sick days per year, 12.5 holidays plus a Winter Recess in December/January, 3 personal days per year (prorated based on date of hire), and up to 12 weeks of paid leave for new parents who are primary care givers.
Health and Welfare: Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision benefits, disability and life insurance programs, along with voluntary benefits. Most coverage begins as of your start date.
Work/Life and Wellness: Child and elder/adult care resources including on campus childcare centers, Employee Assistance Program, and wellness programs related to stress management, nutrition, meditation, and more.
Retirement: University-funded retirement plan with contributions from 5% to 15% of eligible compensation, based on age and earnings with full vesting after 3 years of service.
Tuition Assistance Program: Competitive program including $40 per class at the Harvard Extension School and reduced tuition through other participating Harvard graduate schools.
Tuition Reimbursement: Program that provides 75% to 90% reimbursement up to $5,250 per calendar year for eligible courses taken at other accredited institutions.
Professional Development: Programs and classes at little or no cost, including through the Harvard Center for Workplace Development and LinkedIn Learning.
Commuting and Transportation: Various commuter options handled through the Parking Office, including discounted parking, half-priced public transportation passes and pre-tax transit passes, biking benefits, and more.
Harvard Facilities Access, Discounts and Perks: Access to Harvard athletic and fitness facilities, libraries, campus events, credit union, and more, as well as discounts to various types of services (legal, financial, etc.) and cultural and leisure activities throughout metro-Boston.
Commitment to Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging :
Harvard University views equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging as the pathway to achieving inclusive excellence and fostering a campus culture where everyone can thrive. We strive to create a community that draws upon the widest possible pool of talent to unify excellence and diversity while fully embracing individuals from varied backgrounds, cultures, races, identities, life experiences, perspectives, beliefs, and values.

Director of Health Services

Director of Health Services

Title Director of Health Services
Posting Number S01175JP
Department Health Services

Job Summary
The Director of Health Services provides leadership for Bowdoin’s Health Center in the Peter Buck Center for Health and Fitness, which opened in 2009 in the center of campus. The Director is responsible for the daily operation and oversight of the medical staff and services of the Center.

The Health Center operates on weekdays during the academic year from 8:30-5:00 p.m., with 24-hour coverage for student health emergencies. Services available to students include: primary care (including women’s health), laboratory testing, a limited formulary, nutrition services, immunizations, travel services, wellness programs, and campus outreach.

With the scope of college student health issues evolving rapidly, the Director must serve as a visionary leader who keeps up to date on college health issues. In addition to functioning as a key department head within the division of Student Affairs, the Director will serve as a licensed practitioner providing clinical services. The Director is a visible leader within the Bowdoin community, representing a trusted voice in student health matters, and educating the community about all types of health issues, including the integration of public health issues and the integration of mental health care. S/he must also have a keen appreciation for the varied health needs of a diverse student body.

The Director balances administrative and clinical duties to provide ongoing leadership, outreach education, and clinical oversight for health services staff which includes managing the day-to-day operations of the department.

The successful candidate will be eager to develop relationships with local providers, including exploring new opportunities for collaborations and partnerships to connect our students with local health resources.

The salary for this role is expected to be $120,000 – $130,000 per year.

Benefits & Perks:
Health Plans (Effective on date of hire)
Vision and Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Employee Referral Program Bonus
Generous Retirement Plan
Vacation and personal absence time
17 Paid Holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Access to many of the College’s facilities including the gym and pool.
Free wellness classes
And more:

Education/Skills Requirements
A board-certified MD, DO, or NP.
Licensure in Maine (or ability to become licensed).
Demonstrated ability to work well with a diverse student body in culturally competent ways combined with a demonstrated commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
Demonstrated understanding of the intersections of racism, poverty and health and wellness.
Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple competing demands.
Commitment to an integrated approach with counseling and behavioral health.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
Required qualifications:
At least three years of progressive leadership in a health care setting (or equivalent experience), supervisory experience, and ability to build effective teams.

Preferred qualifications:
Experience in adolescent medicine and/or college health.
An understanding and familiarity with athletic medicine and concussion management.
An openness to integrative therapies.
An understanding and familiarity with health care budgeting and insurance billing is preferred.
Knowledge of and experience in quality assurance activities.
Standard Work Days and Hours
This is a 40 hour per week, 44 weeks per year position with evening and weekend hours required when staffing on-call rotation or attending key campus events.
About Bowdoin
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston.
Employment Category Full Time Academic Year
FTE 0.83
Benefits Eligible Yes
Pay Type Salaried
Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No
Posting Date 09/05/2023
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled No
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses.


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Associate Director, Health Services

Associate Director, Health Services

Position Information 

Posting Number SF01558
Job Title Associate Director, Health Services
Position Number 108591
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Professional Staff
Union Non-Union Non-Classified Staff
Pay Grade Level 15
Pay Grade Range Salary commensurate with education and experience
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Permanent
Department Information 

Department Health Svs.
Please note: Applications must be submitted directly online only at:
Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingency Notes
Please note: Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (

Job Description Summary
The search will remain open until the position has been filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by May 24, 2023. Second consideration may be given to applications received by June 7, 2023. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (June 7, 2023) may not be given full consideration.


Provide direct and continuous oversight for fiscal, office and billing management, insurance management, resource management, business management, pharmacy, health information management, diagnostic laboratory, and diagnostic imaging services. Work closely with the Director of Health Services to oversee the day-to-day operation of the facility and ensure effective and efficient operations which align with the University’s, division’s, and department’s strategic plan and key performance indicators. Responsible for ensuring clean and well-maintained facilities, as well as effective policies, programs, and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities

Oversee the information management and system administration functions for Health Services’ networked microcomputer information system. Responsible for establishing and documenting work processes and procedures, for training professional and support staff on system operation, and for serving as liaison to information management vendors (e.g., MediCat, PeopleSoft) in conjunction with the Health Services’ Information Technologist.

Responsible for system analysis, including translating data and presenting information in a way to facilitate clinical and business decisions.

Oversee the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Program (QAPI), and, through the application of theory and tools for managers and staff, examine outcomes and processes.

Facilitate community partnerships with local health and hospital services for continuity of care and health insurance participation.

Oversee the operation of the Pharmacy, Diagnostic Laboratory, and Diagnostic Imaging departments.

Oversee the resource management plan for Health Services.

Develop annual budget with the Director and Operations team; manage funds within the budget and be responsible for fiscal planning for the department.

Responsible for all administrative personnel related functions for Health Services in coordination with unit coordinators. This includes recruitment, retention, conflict resolution, and maintenance of appropriate records in compliance with university policies and procedures.

Establish productivity indicators for each functional area; perform comparative analyses and provide data-driven information to managers and staff.

Oversee the Accident/Sickness Insurance Program, develop annual insurance bid specifications, and serve as liaison between the broker/underwriter and the University. Receive customer input regarding carrier performance and lead the negotiations for carrier selection.

Responsible for the oversight of the procurement process including approval of purchasing card transactions, LVPO’s, College Requisitions, etc. Provide management monitoring and liaise with University and State procurement officials.

Responsible for the oversight for facility operations. Design bid specifications for and facilitate implementation of these contracts.

Monitor both individual and Health Services’ compliance with University, State, and Federal rules and regulations in resource management transactions.

Be an active participant in the Health Services’ Operations, Leadership Team, Safety and Infection Control assuming a leadership role in the absence of the Director.

Responsible for the oversight and processing/approval of the Health Services payroll, including state payroll and staff/student internal payroll.

Responsible for all non-clinical processes for compliance with accreditation standards.

Lead the development of the marketing strategy for the delivery of healthcare and wellness to a diverse student population.

Responsible for keeping up to date regarding evolving issues in the complex health care environment and, on a regular basis, for reporting trends to the Leadership Team, the Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Committee (QAPI) and, as appropriate, the general Health Services’ staff.

Maintain current working knowledge of all the University’s negotiated labor agreements applicable to Health Services’ staff (currently five agreements) and assist managers in dealing with personnel issues that may impact the mission of Health Services.


In the Director’s absence, be responsible for Health Services’ overall management.

Serve on both Health Services-centric and University-wide committees as well as represent Health Services in State-wide groups and initiatives as requested.

Perform other duties as required.


Personal computers, Microsoft office 365, Qualtrics, facsimiles, printers, scanners, servers, networks; word processing, database management and spreadsheet software. Joint Commission or AAAHC accreditation process.

Required Qualifications

1. Master’s degree in business, health care administration, or related field.

2. Minimum of seven years’ experience in a healthcare management function.

3. Demonstrated participation in Joint Commission or AAAHC accreditation process, and Continuous Performance Improvement process.

4. Demonstrated experience with Windows technology and application software for analysis.

5. Demonstrated experience working with an Electronic Health Record.

6. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

7. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

8. Demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA and related regulations.

9. Demonstrated ability to organize, coordinate, and process large amounts of information.

10. Demonstrated supervisory experience.

11. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

12. Demonstrated ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules and regulations, and to communicate the interpretation to others.

13. Demonstrated ability to conceptualize, prepare, and present clinical and business information for analysis for decision making.

14. Demonstrated ability to speak effectively before small and large groups on Health Services.

15. Demonstrated ability to work in a team-centered environment.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Demonstrated experience with MediCat EHR product applications.

2. Demonstrated knowledge of FERPA and related regulations.

3. Demonstrated experience with, or supervisory knowledge of, the operation of pharmacy, health information management, diagnostic laboratory, and diagnostic imaging.



Environmental Conditions
Environmental conditions are those of an office and ambulatory health care facility with no adverse exposure.
Posting Date 05/03/2023
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach the following 3 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:
(#1) Cover letter.

(#2) Resume.

(#3) Other Document – References – the names and contact information of three professional references, two from a supervisor. (Note: this document is required even though references may be listed on the application).

Quicklink for Posting

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document – References

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a Master’s degree in business, health care administration, or related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a minimum of seven years’ experience in a healthcare management function?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated participation in Joint Commission or AAAHC accreditation process, and Continuous Performance Improvement process?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated experience with Windows technology and application software for analysis?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated experience working with an Electronic Health Record?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have demonstrated knowledge of HIPAA and related regulations?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Do you have demonstrated ability to organize, coordinate, and process large amounts of information?
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Do you have demonstrated supervisory experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations?
    • Yes
    • No
  12. * Do you have demonstrated ability to interpret institutional policies, plans, objectives, rules and regulations, and to communicate the interpretation to others?
    • Yes
    • No
  13. * Do you have demonstrated ability to conceptualize, prepare, and present clinical and business information for analysis for decision making?
    • Yes
    • No
  14. * Do you have demonstrated ability to speak effectively before small and large groups on Health Services?
    • Yes
    • No
  15. * Do you have demonstrated ability to work in a team-centered environment?
    • Yes
    • No
  16. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other
Clinical Psychiatric Nurse Specialist

Clinical Psychiatric Nurse Specialist

Posting Details

Position Information
Posting Number CS01571
Position Number 0132
Pay Rate
Salary Range $77,056 – $124,142 This represents the ACADEMIC YEAR (20 PAY PERIOD) salary
Pay Grade Level 929
Position Type Classified Civil Service Staff
Union UNAP – Local 5019
Status Academic Year, Full-time, Permanent
Restriction or Limitation Reason
End Date of Restriction or Limitation
Department Information 

Department Health Svs.
Donna L. Charron
Supervising Employee Relations Officer
Office of Human Resource Administration

Contact Phone/Extension 401-874-2317
Contact Email
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingent on Funding Date
Extension Contingency Notes
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general direction of the Medical director and working in close collaboration with the Counseling Center and psychiatric consultant, to be responsible for the evaluation and treatment (including medication management and ordering of appropriate diagnostic procedures) of a wide range of patients presenting to the clinic; to participate in preventive mental health programs as a consultant and leader of workshops.
To provide consultation and emergency interventions with acute patient situations presenting at Health Services.
To provide thorough psychiatric evaluations including requesting appropriate laboratory and secondary consultations whenever indicated.
Under the clinical supervision of the Medical Director, and in accordance with agreed upon and documented clinical guidelines, to provide medication assessment, prescriptions, and follow-up visits as authorized by the expanded role with RI Department of Health registration and authorization to prescribe controlled substances.
To maintain appropriate and confidential records of patients’ evaluations, treatment and disposition.
To maintain a collaborative and consultative relationship with University clinical providers, counselors/psychologists.
To promote and support optimal functioning across the life span.
To collaborate with multidisciplinary teams of health care professionals.
To provide community consultations, workshop and classroom presentations.
To participate in quality improvement activities related to psychosocial and mental health issues. To do related work as required.
Required Qualifications

A thorough knowledge of adult counseling and crisis intervention, including the prescribing and monitoring of psychopharmacology; ability to utilize the medical equipment appropriate to licensure; the ability to use personal computers, printers, work processing and medical information systems; the ability to exercise considerable independent judgement and to make assessments quickly and accurately; the ability to speak effectively with students, parents, clinical colleagues, faculty and administrators; and related capacities and abilities.


EDUCATION:  Such as may have been gained through: possession of a Master’s Degree in Nursing with a certification as a clinical specialist in psychiatric mental health nursing, authorized to practice in the expanded role in the State of Rhode Island; AND

EXPERIENCE:  Such as may have been gained through: one to two years of experience practicing in the expanded role as a prescribing psychiatric clinical nurse specialist.

OR,  any combination of education and experience that shall be substantially equivalent to the above education and experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:    At the time of appointment, must possess a Registered Nurse’s License in the State of Rhode Island and be authorized to practice in the expanded role as a clinical specialist in psychiatric mental health nursing; must also possess current registration numbers with the Rhode Island Department of Health and with the Drug Enforcement Administration for prescribing medications. 

Preferred Qualifications
Environmental Conditions
This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
Work Hours
9:00 AM TO 5:00 PM — Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday
8:00 AM TO 4:00 PM — Wednesday
DAYS OFF: Saturday & Sunday


Posting Date 04/19/2023
Closing Date 04/30/2023
Special Instructions to Applicants


A pre-employment criminal background check is required for the successful applicant and will be paid for by the University.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Other Document
  4. Required License
  5. Other Document

Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a Clinical Psychiatric Nurse Specialist in UNAP (United Nurses and Allied Professionals) Union?
    • Yes — Please include Local of Union in your cover letter.
    • No
  2. * Do you possess a Master’s Degree in Nursing with a certification as a clinical specialist in psychiatric mental health nursing, authorized to practice in the expanded role in the State of RI?
    • Yes–Please attach as “OTHER DOCUMENT” during the application process.
    • No
  3. * Do you possess a Registered Nurses License in the State of RI and be authorized to practice in the expanded role as a clinical specialist in psychiatric mental health nursing? Please attach as “REQUIRED LICENSE”
    • Yes–Please attach as “REQUIRED LICENSE” during the application process.
    • No
  4. * Do you possess current registration numbers with the RI Department of Health and with the Drug Enforcement Administration for prescribing medications?
    • Yes–Please attach as “OTHER DOCUMENT” during the application process.
    • No
  5. * Do you possess one to two years of experience practicing in the expanded role as a prescribing psychiatric clinical nurse specialist?
    • Yes–Please support your answer in either your cover letter or resume
    • No

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