Under the guidance of professionals in a community mental health setting, students will increase their knowledge of best practices when working with clients. Students selected for a PMHNP Student Intern Volunteer role will shadow and assist medical staff with their caseloads, including diverse clientele with various clinical needs. Individuals selected for this internship will apply skills acquired in school to complete client's histories, perform physical examinations, and provide client education related to diagnosis and recommended treatments.
Interns in this position will utilize critical thinking skills, creative problem solving, and practical communication skills to complete detail-oriented tasks and assignments that align with best practices when providing client care and the student's practicum or internship course's academic requirements.
Student(s) selected will choose to complete either their Fall I placement or Fall II placement with New Vista if the school follows 8 week sessions. If students are in semester long programs, students will begin in September and complete placement in December.
Requirements and Additional Information:
Suitable for Students Pursuing a(n): Masters Degree
Ideal for Students Studying: Nursing with a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practioner specialization
Supervision Provided: Students must be able to receive clinical supervision from a(n) PMHNP-BC
Hours of Opportunity: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm; Monday through Friday
Available Slots: One
Application Note: Students who apply for the PMHNP Student Intern Volunteer position using the "Apply Now" button will land on an application titled "Clinical Student Intern Volunteer." Although the title is different, this is the application for the position.
In addition to the above requirements in the "Requirements and Additional Information" section, students selected for this position must provide the following:
- Three Professional References
- Official Transcript for your Current Program
- Signed Contingent Offer Letter
Students must also complete and pass the following:
- Background Checks
- Drug Screening
Additionally, interns will be required to attend a one-day orientation. This orientation will fall on a Monday and is scheduled with New Vista's Human Resources department upon completion and a successful review of all required materials. Students who are missing academic obligations such as courses or mandatory meetings will be provided with an excused absence note.
Access to live New Vista hosted trainings spanning a variety of community mental health center topics.
Participation in certain New Vista events such as wellness fairs.
Access to the Employee Assistance Program.