Job Req ID:  109818

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Reporting to the Director of Psychiatry, we are seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who will provide initial psychiatric evaluations, medication management visits, and consultation. The successful candidate will consult and work collaboratively with colleagues to provide culturally competent, evidence-based care. It is anticipated that the person in this position may occasionally provide psychiatric services (in-person or via telemedicine) for other clinic locations in Baltimore when coverage needs arise. Mental Health Services provides care to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as professional students (medical and nursing), residents, fellows and trainees across two clinic locations in East Baltimore and Charles Village/Homewood.

*Note: We are hiring for TWO positions, one for East Baltimore and one for Charles Village/Homewood

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Creates a warm and welcoming clinical environment where clients feel supported and respected as they pursue their personal, academic, and professional goals.
  • Provides psychiatric diagnostic evaluations, medication evaluations and follow-ups.
  • Assists with crisis/urgent referrals and supports transitions to higher levels of care.
  • Provides emergency clinical coverage when needed, as well as rotations in the after-hours on call system (backup to ProtoCall).
  • Consults with psychiatrists and other prescribers on high-complexity cases.
  • Participates in care coordination with therapists, primary care, and other JH resources.
  • Serves as preceptor for nurse practitioner trainees, as appropriate.
  • Participates in and contributes to committees, case consultation and other required staff activities.
  • Exercises independent medical judgment consistent with approved, evidence-based methods according to specialty and in the best interest of patients.
  • Demonstrates commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in clinical work and all professional activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Special Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Experience working with diverse populations is strongly preferred. Examples include members of the LGBTQ+ community, communities of color, historically under-served or marginalized populations, individuals on the Autism spectrum or identifying as neurodivergent, a range of gender identities, and international students/learners.
  • Clinical experience in the outpatient setting within a university is preferred, with a focus on treating issues prevalent within student/learner population is strongly preferred. Examples include anxiety, mood disorders, disordered eating, co-occurring substance use disorders, sleep disorders, and ADHD.
  • Commitment to actively engage in practice with diverse populations, and to one’s own ongoing development of multicultural competence as a professional.

Degree of Independent Action Performed

  • Must possess the ability to function independently within scope of practice; general supervision and clinical consultation will be provided.

Additional Information

  • Application Deadline: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
  • Starting Date: as soon as possible.
  • Credentialing to be completed prior to start date.
  • Full-time staff are eligible for a competitive benefits package including 403(b) retirement contributions, tuition assistance (employee and dependents).
  • Schedule: 37.5 hours per week (not including lunch breaks). Clinics are open Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.; some after-hours and weekend work is expected based on the programmatic needs of the University during the academic year (e.g. orientation, special events, etc.)

About Johns Hopkins Student Health and Well-Being

  • The Johns Hopkins University Student Health & Well-Being practice group supports well-being, primary care and mental health services for JHU students and learners across all nine schools within the University. Our integrated service delivery model provides dynamic health and well-being promotion, support and programming, student disability services including guidance and resources, and in-person primary and mental health care options at our clinics as well as remote support though phone and online resources.
  • We are committed to recruiting, hiring, and supporting the professional development of a diverse team of practitioners and support staff who bring a range of intersecting identities as well as personal and professional experiences to their roles. The Johns Hopkins University comprises undergraduate and graduate students and learners from across the globe, and the division of Student Health and Well-being prioritizes innovative care delivery models to meet the evolving needs of our stakeholders and to support the development and sustainability of well-being.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP)
  • PMHNP board certification from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
  • Licensed as a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) by the Maryland Board of Nursing with active and unrestricted DEA license and CDS registration.
  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical experience as a PMHNP.

Preferred Qualifications


**Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR certification required.  Must maintain current licensure and certification during duration of employment.  Completion of the JHH credentialing process is required prior to start date**


Physical Requirements: 

Sitting, standing and walking for extended period. Reaching by extending hand(s) or arm(s) in any direction.  Finger dexterity required to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand(s) or arm(s).  Ability to move standard equipment through a hospital or clinical environment.


Classified Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner  
Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MH  
Starting Salary Range: Min $98,530 - Max $172,400 Annually ($150,000 budgeted; Commensurate with experience) 
Employee group: Full Time 
Schedule: M-F/37.5 
Exempt Status: Exempt 
Location: ​​​​​​​Homewood Campus 
Department name: ​​​​​​​Counseling Center  
Personnel area: University Student Services 


Total Rewards
The referenced salary range is based on Johns Hopkins University’s good faith belief at the time of posting. Actual compensation may vary based on factors such as geographic location, work experience, market conditions, education/training and skill level. Johns Hopkins offers a total rewards package that supports our employees' health, life, career and retirement. More information can be found here:


Please refer to the job description above to see which forms of equivalency are permitted for this position. If permitted, equivalencies will follow these guidelines:
JHU Equivalency Formula: 30 undergraduate degree credits (semester hours) or 18 graduate degree credits may substitute for one year of experience. Additional related experience may substitute for required education on the same basis. For jobs where equivalency is permitted, up to two years of non-related college course work may be applied towards the total minimum education/experience required for the respective job.

**Applicants who do not meet the posted requirements but are completing their final academic semester/quarter will be considered eligible for employment and may be asked to provide additional information confirming their academic completion date.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Johns Hopkins is committed to hiring individuals with a justice-involved background, consistent with applicable policies and current practice. A prior criminal history does not automatically preclude candidates from employment at Johns Hopkins University. In accordance with applicable law, the university will review, on an individual basis, the date of a candidate’s conviction, the nature of the conviction and how the conviction relates to an essential job-related qualification or function.


The Johns Hopkins University values diversity, equity and inclusion and advances these through our key strategic framework, the JHU Roadmap on Diversity and Inclusion.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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