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Advance Practice Nurse

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Boulder, CO

Employment Type:

University Staff



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Job Summary

Join our team in Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) at CU Boulder! We encourage applications for an Advance Practice Nurse- Psychiatry to conduct psychiatric evaluations and follow-up appointments. The position also provides case consultation to a multidisciplinary team of psychologists, social workers, LPC's, and interns, and will collaborate with CAPS staff on all aspects of clinical service delivery.

Who We Are

Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) offers confidential, on-campus mental health and psychiatric services for a variety of concerns such as academics, anxiety, body image, depression, relationships, substance use and more.

CAPS fosters the well-being of students and helps them succeed by providing a full range of clinical services, consultation, and outreach to the campus community. We also offer outstanding training to the next generation of mental health professionals. CAPS is a multicultural, multidisciplinary, and multi-theoretical staff. We are committed to affirming diversity and seek to provide a safe and welcoming environment for everyone we serve.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Provide medical/psychiatric coverage for:
    • New psychiatric evaluations and follow-up appointments
    • Psychiatric consultations 
    • Staff consultation 
    • Urgent/Crisis clinical services
  • Order and interpret diagnostic tests when indicated.
  • Attend meetings and trainings as assigned.
  • Represent CAPS as liaison to provide consultations and trainings to the campus community.
  • Collaborate as assigned with other departments and clinics.
  • Comply with all CAPS guidelines around charting/documentation/billing/quality improvement.
  • Participate in peer reviews.

What We Can Offer

Salary Range Starts at $106,000 and will be commensurate with experience.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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Be Effective. Be Proactive. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • A Master of Science degree in Nursing from a program accredited by the American Nurses Association or the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
  • Current registration in the State of Colorado as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • Certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner from the American Nurse’s Credentialing Center.
  • Prescriptive authority from the Colorado State Board of Nursing.
  • Eligible for Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

What You Will Need

  • Basic functional computer skills (experience with Windows based systems).

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Experience working within mental health settings.
  • Experience working with electronic health records.
  • Experience with diagnosis and treatment of ADHD disorders and Substance Use disorders.
  • Experience conducting sessions in Spanish/Mandarin/Arabic.
  • Experience working with minority and underserved populations.
  • Experience working with international students.
  • Counseling and Psychiatric Services desires individuals who want to work in a collaborative multidisciplinary team environment.
  • Two or more years of experience within a psychiatric field.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 
  1. A current resume. 
  2. A cover letter that specifically addresses how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications and responsibilities of the position.
You will not be asked to upload references at this time.

Please apply by October 28, 2019 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email:

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.