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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - 10 hour night shift in New York, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    New York, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/25/2019

Job Description

Prestigious New York City Magnet hospital seeks a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provides initial diagnostic evaluation of patients, formulates diagnosis, makes recommendations for treatment approach and initiates the implementation of the same in treatment of patients in the outpatient setting.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides psychiatric care to patient staying on the unit.
  • Oversee non-medical clinical staff, an provides clinical guidance in formulation of treatment plan for patients for whom clinical responsibilities are shared with non-medical clinical staff.
  • Participates with a treatment team that provides comprehensive, individualized care to a patient and family, incorporating modalities of psychological assessment and treatment, social work assessment and intervention, creative arts therapy, substance abuse counseling and medical care
  • Makes referral to Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers, Nurse Practitioners, Substance Abuse Counselors, Non-Psychiatric Physicians, Physician Assistants and others for Inpatient and Outpatient services needed by the patient and appropriately managed by other specialists
  • Provides on-going treatment to patients utilizing pharmacotherapy, various forms of short term individual psychotherapy, group therapy and other proven and accepted modalities of treatment. Possesses competence in psychopharmacologic treatment and is judicious in prescribing medication, supportive psychotherapy
  • Participates in teaching of medical students and residents, and attends related conferences

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree as a Nurse Practitioner
  • Board certified as a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Night Shift, 10-hour shift