Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
The Child Center of NY
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Post Date: Apr 15, 2020
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: 100.00/hr
Location: US - New York
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Description
The PMHNP works to diagnose and treat patients with behavioral health and substance use disorders, to determine the nature and extent of disorders, and to formulate treatment programs utilizing a variety of psychotherapeutic methods and medications. The PMHNP provides clinical consultation to social workers and non-medical staff. Person-centered, culturally competent care is provided by the PMHNP with a focus on outcomes.

Essential Functions

*Assess, diagnose, and treat patients in an Article 31/32 outpatient setting while maintaining an appropriate and timely electronic health record for each patient seen in accordance with the clinic policies and procedures and under the supervision on a psychiatrist, including concurrent documentation of session notes

*Prescribe medications, including injectables, through e-prescribing software while managing and monitoring dose changes and side effects in order to ensure the safety and tolerability of prescribed medications

*Maintain an appropriate and timely electronic health record for each patient seen in accordance with clinic policies and procedures, including concurrent documentation of session notes and assessments

*Assist in development of organizational, departmental, and clinic policies, procedures and objectives, as requested and participate in organizational development activities including departmental meetings, clinic meetings, quality and performance initiatives, and functions as requested

Skills
*A nurse practitioner degree with specialized training and experience in psychiatry

*A current license to practice as a nurse practitioner and registered in New York State

*DEA license for prescribing controlled substances

*New York State OPRA (Ordering/Prescribing/Referring/Attending) status and a Health Commerce account

*Experience with children/adolescents+


Contact Details

Email: careers@childcenterny.org