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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in Brooklyn, New York at The Jewish Board

Date Posted: 3/28/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide psychiatric assessment, clarification of clinical diagnosis, recommend treatment options and provide client education on mental health issues and strategies for recovery and review patient’s progress and recommend discharge and aftercare planning.

  • Attend and provide feedback in case conferences.

  • Prescribe psychotropic medication as appropriate for client care.

  • Collaborate with other appropriate staff, i.e., caseworkers, milieu staff, psychologists, nurses relative to individual, group and family therapy.

  • Assist with urgent crisis situations by conducting evaluations, interventions, and/or consultation to the clinical team.

  • Provides telephone consultation about four times a month in response to unscheduled clinical issues which initially screened by the full time clinical team

    EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • A Medical degree with a license to practice psychiatry in the State of New York is required. Candidate must have completed a residency in psychiatry and be Board eligible.

  • Additional training in child and adolescent psychiatry is preferred.

  • Experience working with children is preferred.

  • Must be able to work as a team member with complex cases.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE:

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE

  • Family systems therapy.

  • Strong knowledge of Child development, working knowledge regarding the understanding of culture and strengths of families.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • A Nurse Practitioner degree with specialized training or experience in psychiatry.

  • A current license to practice as a nurse practitioner in NYS.

  • A current DEA registration for prescribing controlled substances.

  • ANCC certification/pending application.

  • NYS OPRA status and a Health Commerce Account at the onset of employment.

Experience with children/adolescents is required.