Preceptorship: Defined by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) as: “a form of experiential learning that integrates knowledge and theory learned in the classroom with practical application and skills development in a professional setting. Internships give students the opportunity to gain valuable applied experience and make connections in professional fields they are considering for career paths; and give employers the opportunity to guide and evaluate talent.” In addition, the preceptorship is a semester (fall, spring, summer) in duration and is unpaid.
The purpose of this preceptorship:
Assist in molding the master’s and/or doctoral student in the ownership and practice as a nurse practitioner, practice in a psychiatric outpatient setting or establishing a micro-practice. The concept of experiential learning provides students with direct experience through which they can use analytical skills and reflection to apply new ideas gained from the experience to their classroom learning.
Selection as an preceptor:
Based on meeting the requirements listed below, as well as three rounds of interviews. The position is open three times a year (Spring, Summer, and Fall).
- The first interview will consist of the students supporting documentation only.
- The second interview will be conducted with the CEO of Privy Oasis, LLC
- The third interview will be held with all Privy Providers at Privy Oasis, LLC.
*Note: No documentation sent via email or phone call messages will be accepted into consideration.
All students interested can submit the required documentation via standard mail prior to the deadlines listed below to:
ATTN: Dr. Taaka Cash
220 North Park Blvd, STE 114, Grapevine TX, 76051
Qualified candidates will be contacted via email if selected for a second interview. The preceptor is a student who performs a service willingly, without pay, in order to support PMHNP curriculum requirements. Please visit http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/whdfs71.pdf to learn more about The Department of Labor’s regulations governing unpaid preceptorships.
Minimum requirements to enter the clinic as a preceptee are:
- Be a current student (enrolled during preceptorship) at an accredited master’s or doctoral producing PMHNP program
- Current RN Licensure in the state of Texas (Copy of license required)
- GPA: 3.5 or higher (Official transcript required)
- One Faculty letter of recommendation
- Curriculum Vitae
- Any fees due prior to the start of preceptorship
- Course syllabus
- Evaluation criteria that describe student performance standards required to pass a clinical course, and those that indicate when a student is at risk for failing.
- Clinical objectives
- Program coordinator contact information
- Clinical site agreement
- Days and times of commitment (8hr days, 12hr days, block times, one day per week etc.,)
- Orientation to clinic
- Proof of health Insurance
- Proof of Liability Insurance through institution
- Finger print clearance
- Drivers License
The Privy Preceptorship is not:
- Free help
- Meant to replace an employee
- More than 20% busy work (filing, covering phone, errands)
Making a Preceptorship Offer
When Privy Oasis, LLC has selected the most qualified candidate a formal offer will be made via e-mail.
How do student preceptees benefit from a Preceptorship Program?
- Ensure the assignment of challenging projects and tasks
- Provide adequate, reliable, and regular supervision and mentoring
- Ensure preceptees are keeping pace and accomplishing goals
- Real life experience
- Enable the preceptee to establish a professional network
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“I have know Dr. Cash and her staff for quite some time and love everything about her practice, staff, and office environment. Her knowlegeability is unmatched and her passion is clearly show through her care. I would highly recommend family and friends to Privy Oasis for all of their mental health care needs.” Ms. A.H.
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“The onpatient portal used to check in was very convenient and made the visit more streamlined. The staff was very welcoming and walked me through everything without a problem. The office was very clean and organized and Dr. Cash herself was very warm and “me”-oriented. Overall great first impression and experience.” Mr. A.F.
“Dr Cash and her team are absolutely amazing! I have had nothing but great experiences each time I have visited the office. Dr. Cash is very thorough and provides extreme insight to your treatment needs. She took a great deal of time to explain everything in detail and I would recommend anyone seeking mental healthcare to visit her office. You will be beyond pleased. This team wonderful.” N.M.
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