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333 Christian Street , Wallingford, CT 06492
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The Consulting Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) position at Choate is a 36-week, part-time, administrative faculty position reporting to the Director of Counseling. The exact hours and days are to be determined on a contractual basis each year. Regardless of the contracted schedule the Consulting Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) needs to see Choate students, in-person at least a half day to a full day per week; attend the weekly, integrated team meeting, in-person, for an hour each week; and consult via virtual meetings, by phone, or by email with the Counseling Team/Health Center at other times throughout the week when not physically present.

The Consulting Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) provides individual professional services to those students referred by parents, deans, faculty, and especially the counseling team. In addition, this position assists the counseling team in diagnosis, therapy, treatment, and advice on individual students. The Consulting Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) assists the school on emergencies, crises, education, and advice in those areas for which he/she is particularly trained and qualified.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • licensure in the state of Connecticut
  • at least 3 years of experience prescribing and monitoring psychiatric medications
  • experience working with and prescribing psychiatric medications for adolescents
  • experience working with or in an educational setting is preferred, but not required