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UCSF Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Program

Recruitment Period

Open date: July 10th, 2018
Next review date: Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: Wednesday, Jan 8, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


UCSF Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) Program

The Department of Community Health Systems is seeking to fill PMHNP clinical faculty positions at 40-100% effort. The selected candidates will be appointed at the level of Assistant or Associate in the Health Sciences Clinical series depending on qualifications and interests. These positions will include engaging in innovative clinical faculty practice arrangements with Bay Area agencies providing behavioral health services, clinical teaching in the UCSF PMHNP program, and other faculty responsibilities as described below.

Faculty responsibilities in the PMHNP educational program include:
 Providing behavioral health services in School of Nursing faculty practice sites
 Precepting PMHNP students in faculty practice sites
 Facilitating PMHNP clinically-focused courses and seminars
 Recruiting and retaining a talented and diverse student cohort
 Advancing NP roles and patient care through scholarly activities
 Participating in School of Nursing committees and in professional organizations

 At minimum must have a Master’s Degree in Nursing
 California RN, NP and furnishing licensure
 U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency controlled substance registration
 ANCC certification as a PMHNP

Preferred Qualifications:
 Two or more years of clinical experience as a PMHNP
 Fluency in Spanish
 Academic and clinical teaching experience with Nurse Practitioner students/residents
 Quality Improvement experience
 Doctoral degree in nursing (DNP or PhD)

Please apply online at:
To receive full consideration, please submit all materials prior to the initial review date. However, this position will remain open until filled.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)