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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in The Bronx, NY at Pride Health

Date Posted: 5/4/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    The Bronx, NY
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/4/2019

Job Description

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Psych NP) will assist in the provision of psychiatric care for clients of an Article 31 clinic as well as grant funded mental health programs. The Psych NP will facilitate coordination of seamless behavioral health, medical, support and prevention services for program clients. As a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team designed to improve overall functioning of clients, the Psych NP will provide individualized care planning to address the continuum of behavioral health and medical care of clients.

The following duties are mandatory requirements of the job:

  • Complete psychiatric evaluations for clients presenting with acute and non-acute symptomology.
  • Formulate diagnoses based on interpretation of psychological, social, and substance use history and diagnostic tests.
  • Assess psychiatric needs of clients and refer to appropriate agencies and support services.
  • Under supervision of Medical Director, provide medication administration, observation, and ongoing psychotropic medication management.
  • Provide urgent and non-urgent care (routine scheduled care).
  • Conduct multidisciplinary case conferences to enhance patient care using a bio-psychosocial perspective.
  • Work collaboratively with staff to ensure an integrated service plan is in place and is supported to address the continuum of behavioral health and medical care.
  • Develop, in coordination with Medical Director and Clinical Director, additional behavioral health referral sources and linkages.
  • Provide all required documentation/statistics accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Attend grantee meetings, conferences, and/or other trainings as needed.
  • Assist with special projects and perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Licensed Nurse Practitioner-minimum 2 years’ experience with population served
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (word, Excel) and experience with Electronic Health Record and E-prescribing
  • Able to encourage positive attitude toward consumer’s capabilities and limitations