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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute Type Full time Posted 7/9/2014
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VA - Virginia (All) - Falls Church Referral 228    

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute

 Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Position: #00228

 NVMHI is seeking Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide psychiatric evaluation, assessment and treatment to a diverse population. Some of the responsibilities include making daily unit rounds; being a member of the treatment teams; providing documentation for treatment interventions; offering in-services and training programs to hospital staff; and providing consultation. 

The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of psychiatric diagnoses; an advanced knowledge of psychiatric nursing theories, concepts, and practices; and the ability to adjust to changes in workload along with being aware of changes in the practice of psychiatric medicine. 


  • Masters prepared graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required.
  • Eligibility for or licensure in Virginia as a Registered Nurse, as a Nurse Practitioner is required.
  • Possession of a license with the authorization to prescribe is required. 
  • Board Certification as an Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through ANCC required. 
  • Experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner strongly preferred. 

A fingerprint-based criminal history check and pre-employment drug screening will be required of the selected candidate. 

For consideration, please submit a completed Commonwealth of Virginia application on-line at http://jobs.agencies.virginia.gov.  (website: www.nvmhi.dbhds.virginia.gov) All applications must be submitted through the on-line application process.   

For more information please contact Amber Petrie at 703-645-3162.

3302 Gallows Road
Falls Church, VA 22042


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Contact Information

Northern Virginia Mental Health Institute
Amber Petrie
3302 Gallows Road
Falls Church,VA
Ph: (703) 645-3162