Nurse Practitioner, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

New York, NY
Children's Services, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatrics, Psychiatric
Contract Type
Full Time

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Position Summary:
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner.

In this role, the successful candidate The Nurse Practitioner will report directly to the Medical Director (MD). The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing psychiatric services and including: provision of a full behavioral health (including health) assessment; diagnosis; treatment recommendations; treatment planning; clinical treatment; and follow up planning. The Nurse Practitioner also provides clinical consultation to non-medical staff, and participates in the learning environment of the program.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Provide health/behavioral health assessment (including differential diagnoses, prognosis), treatment recommendations and treatment planning for patients.
  • Provide medication management for patients on medication and regular reassessment (as needed) for those assessed (but not on medication). Medication provision includes the direct delivery of injectables.
  • Provide counseling, therapy, psychoeducation about health/behavioral health and other care for patients. Participate in case reviews and contribute to treatment planning goal setting.
  • Provide consultations to non-medical staff on complex cases
  • Communicate with health care providers outside of the Child Study Center and interpretation of health results for client care planning.
  • Participate in practice improvement projects that benefit the patient and program.
  • Supports the mission, philosophy, standards, goals and objectives of the department and institution
  • Provide outreach to the professional and lay community
  • Attend all assigned administrative and educational meetings
  • Participates in designated activities related to professional nursing standards and regulations of relevant outside agencies
  • Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges.
  • This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis. It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
To qualify you must have a Current registration as a Nurse Practitioner in NYS
Minimum of 1 Year of clinical nursing practice in child psychiatry
Excellent interpersonal, communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills are a must
Previous experience in group practice is preferred
Sensitivity to confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA is required

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

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