Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) Psychiatry
University of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare Inc. - Jacksonville, FL

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University of Florida Jacksonville Healthcare, Inc. has supported the University of Florida's physician practice in Jacksonville and other northern Florida and southern Georgia communities since 1971. UFJHI provides a wide range of business services to one of the largest mixed specialty practices in the southeastern United States consisting of over 300 physicians working in 30 clinics. UFJHI is an exciting and challenging place to work. We really care about the communities and patients that we serve. Our employees work alongside nationally and internationally renowned physicians who are engaged in teaching and research as well as providing healthcare services. Primarily located in Jacksonville, Florida, UFJHI also offers a great north Florida lifestyle with countless recreational activities, museums, orchestras along with professional and amateur sports.


Scope of the Job

An Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner is licensed in the State of Florida and, under administrative direction, provides medical/ surgical services to patients as defined by protocol filed with the State of Florida and signed by a physician licensed to practice medicine/surgery in the State of Florida. The Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner will assist with specific medical program and clinical operations; counsel patients regarding their health; prepares reports and summaries.

Essential Functions

The essential functions are the primary dimensions for performance review.


Provide an evaluation of the patient including performance of adequate history and physical examination and/or ordering of laboratory and other diagnostic studies as indicated.


Ability to conduct psychiatric evaluations to include a brief mental status exam with a summary of the findings, diagnostic formulation and treatment recommendations.


Provision of emergency psychiatric services, psychosocial and physical assessment of patients in both the outpatient and an inpatient consultative capacity.


Development of treatment plans, and psychotropic medication management.


Serve as a consultant and educator for families and staff regarding mental health disease and the various treatment options.


Must be able to perform under stress when confronted with emergency, critical, or unusual situations. Must be capable of dealing with periodic cyclical workload pressures and levels of responsibility. Required to make independent judgments without supervision. Must be able to make generalizations, evaluations, or decisions based on sensory or judgmental criteria. Must have the adaptability to perform a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Requires the ability to work with people beyond giving and receiving instructions.



Appropriate experience in specialty area preferred

Education and Certifications
  • Masters Degree from an accredited Nurse Practitioner Program required.
  • Current advanced nurse practitioner license in the State of Florida with prescription authority
  • National Certification as a Nurse Practitioner in Mental Health/Psychiatry required within six months from date of hire and actively maintained to maintain employment.