Virginia State Government Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (part-time) in Fairfax, Virginia

Position Information

Job Description

NVMHI is seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide psychiatric evaluation, assessment and treatment to a diverse and complex patient population. Nurse practitioners at NVMHI are highly autonomous, and are valued members of the Medial Staff.

The primary responsibility of this position is to provide psychiatric evaluation and diagnosis for newly admitted patients, and initiate medication treatment as indicated. Other responsibilities may include assuming treatment team leadership and providing ongoing patient care when there is a need, and if interested, extensive opportunities to teach and supervise students. NVMHI has a great working environment; the staff culture is friendly and energetic, and the work is very clinically stimulating, resulting in ongoing professional development.

The successful candidate will have excellent knowledge of psychiatric diagnosis and treatment, flexibility in managing a dynamic work environment, and a desire for learning and growth.

Update description on 07/06/17.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Masters prepared graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program required.

  • Eligibility for or licensure in Virginia as a Registered Nurse, as a Nurse Practitioner, and possession of a license with the authorization to prescribe is required.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner strongly preferred.

  • Board Certification as an Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner through ANCC preferred.

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon a satisfactory fingerprint-based background check and negative results in the pre-employment and other drug screenings that may occur during your employment.

A full and complete on-line application is required for all positions; the application should include all work history beginning after the completion of high school or the equivalent (GED). It should include all work and volunteer experience regardless of type of work or location of work (state/country). The application must be completed in its entirety please do not leave any section blank. A resume is not a substitute for a fully completed state application. Each application is reviewed for documentation that shows the applicant meets the minimum and preferred qualifications stated in the job announcement. This review is based on the actual narrative provided by the applicant, not on the basis of job titles listed. Therefore, it is essential to fully complete each section and provide descriptive information on the application prior to submitting it for consideration.

NVMHI does not accept paper applications.

Special Instructions to Applicants

NVMHI is a tobacco-free campus.

NVMHI prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, political affiliation, or against otherwise qualified person with disabilities.

If you require any form of reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process please contact Human Resources at 703-207-7204 for assistance.

NVMHI participates in E-Verify. E-verify is used to verify employment eligibility in accordance with federal law.

Contact Information


Human Resources





3302 Gallows Road Falls Church, VA 22042

Working Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (part-time)

Role Title: Rn III/Nurse Prct II - 49114

Job Open Date: 08/18/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

Is this position funded in whole or in part by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act (Stimulus Package)?: No

Hiring Range: negoitable

Agency: No VA Mental Health Institute (728)

Agency Website: Click Here for Agency Website

Location: Fairfax County - 059

Position Number: w0010

Job Posting Number: 1028330

Type of Recruitment: General Public - G

Does this position have telework options?: No

Bilingual/Multilingual Skill Requirement/Preference: No

Job Type: Hourly/Wage

Job Type Detail: Wage Non-Faculty- W-1

Pay Band: 06