Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Website Children's of Alabama

Job Summary

    • The Nurse Practitioner is a registered professional nurse with advanced education, training, and experience related to a specified patient population. Works in conjunction with the NP-MD collaborator in supporting and practicing within the ED Psychiatric Pod Setting.


    • PNP – MSN with subspecialty in Pediatric Nursing and completion of a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program or a Family Practice Nurse Practitioner Certificate Program.
    • Must meet the qualifications for approval to practice as a nurse practitioner according to Section 610-X-9.09 of the “Alabama Board of Nursing Administrative Code.”
    • Must be certified to practice as a nurse practitioner by the Alabama Board of Nursing as stated in section 610-X-9.10 of the “Alabama Board of Nursing Administrative Code.”
    • Current RN Licensure in the State of Alabama.
    • PNP – Certification through PNP Certification.
    • Current BLS/PALS certification


    • At least 4 years of nursing experience with a minimum of 2 years in the subspecialty area preferred.
    • Previous demonstration of expert clinical, management, teaching, research, and consultation skills.

Licensures, Certifications, and/or Registries

    • CPI certification required or must be obtained within 30 days of employment (can be obtained at COA).