Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Department (CPEP) - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Rochester, NY


The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner working in the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program will provide psychiatric evaluations and assessments, interventions and disposition planning for patients who present to the emergency room with urgent psychiatric mental health needs. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will also be responsible for conducting consults for patients in the medical ED. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will have accessibility to psychiatrist consultation within a dynamic multidisciplinary team. Strong communication, interpersonal and organizational skills a must. CPEP is a 24/7 service so the NP must also be flexible with scheduling needs of the service. The NP will also participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training. Qualifications: NYS Licensure as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and ANCC Board Certification (certification required by end of first year of employment). At least one year of experience as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in an acute clinical setting preferred.


Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Pay Range

Pay Range: $ 92,997 - $139,506 Annually

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Psychiatric Department
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: Full Time positions available, day/evening and weekends No on-call responsibilities.