Office for Nursing Research

Application Deadline Extended:  February 28, 2023

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Required Qualifications

Applicants must be anticipating graduation from an accredited Psychiatric NP program by June 2023 that provides eligibility to become certified through the ANCC as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan), or have recently graduated from a program not more than 18 months prior to the application deadline.

Candidates must complete their ANCC PMHNP national certification exam by June 2023. Candidates must have passed the ANCC PMHNP national certification exam and have their full and unencumbered Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner license in the state of Washington prior to their start date. The fellow will be required to be credentialed and privileged, and employment is contingent upon the successful completion of this.

Application Requirements

You will be asked to submit the following:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Proof of enrollment in—or graduation from—a graduate-level nursing program that provides eligibility to sit for the ANCC PMHNP-BC licensing exam (official transcript).  Applicants must complete their ANCC PMHNP national certification exam by June 2023.
  • RN license
  • ARNP license (if applicable)
  • Application essays
  • Three letters of recommendation (on the recommender’s institutional letterhead and emailed directly by the recommender to:

If chosen for the position, you will be required to submit proof of successful completion of PMHNP certification exam and the State of Washington-License as an NP and complete a background check before your start date. However, you may apply without these.

Applications are accepted through February 28, 2023, for the 2023 – 2024 fellowship Program year.

Program Structure

This fellowship program is a unique collaboration between the School of Nursing (SON),  the School of Medicine (SOM), and UW Medicine. This fellowship provides the opportunity to receive advanced training and gain expertise while learning about the community and the patient population.

The Advanced Practice Provider Training Fellowship is a 12-month paid fellowship opportunity ($7,100/mo plus full UW benefits. Total compensation $112,830) in the greater Seattle area.

  • 12-month program for psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner graduates with MSN or DNP degrees
  • Core rotation in Integrated Primary care with supplemental rotations in the Psychiatric Emergency Room and Consult Liaison Services (elective specialties  may include ECT, TMS, women’s health, or perinatal psychiatry service)
  • Supported clinical care delivery in inpatient, consultation, and outpatient psychiatry settings at UW Medical Center – Northwest and other UW Medicine sites
  • Regularly scheduled didactics and opportunities to participate in the weekly UW Psychiatry and Addictions Case Conference (ECHO)
  • Supervision to develop skills in evidence-based behavioral interventions
  • Completion of a community-based quality improvement project


Diagnoses and treats patients using standardized assessment tools and implements appropriate interventions. Collects and assists in the interpretation of laboratory and other diagnostic tests. Requires the evaluation of various courses of action to treat patients and has the authority to make independent decisions regarding patients within their scope of practice. Primary activities and decision-making are performed independently. May participate in research projects under the supervision of a mentor. Will participate in didactic/course instruction on various topics such as telehealth, interprofessional foundations, clinical practice/case studies, etc., to expand the foundation as a psychiatric provider for underserved populations. Will complete a minimum of 1200 practice hours in both inpatient and outpatient settings, that include specialty rotations.

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