Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Location: New York, NY
Job Description
The psychiatric nurse practitioner is responsible for providing psychiatric services and care to the agency’s clients, which includes the following: provision of a full behavioral health (including health) assessment; diagnosis; treatment recommendations; treatment planning; treatment; and follow up planning. The practitioner also provides clinical consultation to agency non-medical staff, is the signature of record for all treatment planning, and participates in the learning environment of the program.  Welcoming and inspiring care is provided in collaboration with clients using a recovery-based lens and is person-centered, trauma-informed, culturally competent, outcomes driven.
KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide health/behavioral health assessment (including differential diagnoses, prognosis), treatment recommendations and treatment planning for clients across program types.
  • Provide medication management for clients on medication and intermittent reassessment (as needed) for those assessed (but not on medication).Medication provision includes the direct delivery of injectables.
  • Provide counseling, brief therapy, psychoeducation about health/behavioral health and other care for clients as planned by the treatment team and to support the treatment plan of the client.In most cases psychotherapy is provided by other clinicians.On occasion, when in the best interest of the client and when consistent with program staffing, these services are also provided by the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
  • 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 agency and interpretation of health results for client care planning.
  • Monitor client progress; recommend discharge and aftercare planning.
  • Participate in practice improvement projects that benefit the clients and program.
  • Sign and abide by the provisions of at least one Collaborative Practice Agreement with a psychiatrist employed by JBFCS.
  • PROS, Child Day Treatment, ACT and Prevention Community Programs, Child/Adolescent Residential and Adult I/DD Residential Programs have additional responsibilities.

    LOCATED ; Wards Island Section on Manhattan
    EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED :
  • A Nurse Practitioner degree with specialized training or experience in Psychiatry.
  • A current license to practice as a nurse practitioner in the State of New York.
  • A current DEA registration for the prescribing of controlled substances.
  • ANCC certification is highly preferred. NYS OPRA (Ordering/Prescribing/Referring/Attending) status approved or application pending required and a Health Commerce Account in place by the onset of employment.The former is needed to prescribe to clients with Medicaid, the latter is needed to adhere to NYS I-STOP law.
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