Bay Shore, NY 11706
Outpatient Community Health System with locations throughout Long Island is seeking both Full Time AND Part Time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners to join their team!
Our company provides the highest quality comprehensive primary, preventive, and behavioral health services to all who seek it, regardless of insurance status and ability to pay, especially for the underserved and vulnerable. A Federally Qualified, Non-For-Profit Health Center serving communities in Suffolk County.
A Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides psychiatric clinical services for patients while performing job duties in compliance with systems and job specific standards.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Consult with MD/LCSW on patients in the Impact Model, via telephone encounter, ECW consult, and/or with patient visits, as needed to address depression and anxiety
Consult with MD on medication management, via telephone encounter, ECW consult, and/or visit with patient as needed to address BH concerns
Provide medication management for active Patients
Provide clinical care (medication management/psych evaluations) for patients to support efforts to achieve care plan goals, in support of ongoing care by MD/LCSW, with referral back to ongoing care with clinical team
Provide provider education on medication management and other related topics
Participate in case conferencing with LCSW/ MD and care teams
Psych evaluation of pain management patients who are also prescribed psychotropic medications or at the request of their treating physician, in compliance with pain management regulations
Approval of treatment plans for patients in BH care at health syste, (NYS regulation by an MD)
Participate in efforts to support primary care and BH integration efforts
Ensure appropriate transitions of care with external Article 31 providers, hospitals, etc
Respond to clinical teams for crisis intervention
Interviews, diagnoses and evaluates patients referred for psychiatric assessment
Oversees treatment by all mental health clinical
Participates as a team member in conferences concerned with diagnosis and treatment planning.
Writes reports and documentation as required
Consults with other mental health and medical provider staff regarding treatment of patients.
Prescribes psychotropic medication as needed and monitors its effectiveness
Provides in-service training to professional and paraprofessional staff
Reviews case records to monitor quality of care
Must demonstrate knowledge and skill necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served
Must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growthand development over the life span
Must be able to identify and categorize each patient’s age –specific grouping of needs, such as those for infant, adolescent, or geriatric patients
Minimum Education Requirement:
Minimum Work Related Experience:
Licensure/ Certification/ Registration Requirement:
License as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in New York State
License to practice medicine in New York State
Valid CPR/ BLS Certification
Specialized Skills and Knowledge:
For more information please submit your resume or email it to Kristin@ka-recruiting.com
(JOB ID: KD2)
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