Job ID: 289456500  |  Last Updated: 5/2/2017

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Institute for Family Health
Applicant Contact
Roger Ross
Vice President For Talent Acquisition
(845) 418-9064
(212) 620-0688
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides assessments, crisis intervention, medication management, and ongoing care to patients receiving mental health services and /or medical care from the Institute. To provide clinical supervision, case review and treatment plan review for Mental Health Clinicians.


-Demonstrates competent level of technical skills.
-Conducts health assessment interviews.
-Performs complete physical assessment.
-Orders and interprets diagnostic tests.
-Develops plan of care based on the diagnosis and individual client needs.
-Prescribes medications and treatments, as appropriate.
-Works collaboratively with the health care team and makes referrals to other disciplines, as indicated.
-Records, reports, and interpret the clients responses to plan of care.
-Teaches, counsels and assists individuals and families to assume responsibility for prevention of illness and the promotion, maintenance and restoration of health.
-Collaborates with other members of the team in the provision of regular health screening and other health promotion measures.
-Identifies available community resources helpful to clients, refers and assists clients in utilizing such resources.
-Makes home/hospital visits to clients and/ or takes calls, as appropriate

Required Qualifications:
-Bachelors degree and Masters degree in Nursing
-Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner program
-Current NY State Registered Nurse License and Registration.
-Nurse Practitioner Certification and Registration.
-Current Practice Agreement.
-Certified or eligible for certification by recognized specialty organization.
-Minimum of two (2) years of nursing experience.
-Minimum of one (1) year Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Experience
-Ability to provide care to children and adolescents preferred
-Bilingual, Spanish preferred
-Demonstrated organizational, clinical, and interpersonal skills
-Demonstrated ability to problem solve using critical thinking
-Demonstrated basic computer skills including typing

About Us:
We build an entire organization around one objective, providing comprehensive care to medically underserved patients. For you, that means working on high performance teams against sophisticated challenges that matter. If you envision an opportunity to directly serve people who need and appreciate all that you have to offer, we are the leading federally qualified community health care network consisting of 26 family medicine practices serving over 90,000 patients in New York city and the Mid-Hudson Valley.

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