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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Syracuse, NY area

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Performs and completes all work required as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in a professional manner and in accordance with the professional and ethical standards observed by competent practitioners in social work, mental health counseling, or other credential that qualifies to work in a clinical profession.

  • Conducts psychiatric assessments, including history, course of illness, and response to treatment, mental status exam and diagnosis. 
  • Prescribes psychotropic medications and conducts regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educates clients regarding medications; assessment of co-morbid physical health conditions that may affect the client’s overall health.
  • Provides crisis assessment and management of clients, both on-site and over the phone.
  • Assists the Team Leader / Clinic Director in training staff in knowledge and skills basic to treatment of persons with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Completes documentation per clinic policy and regulatory requirements in a timely fashion that is accurate to services provided; especially when insurance will be billed.
  • May provide wellness activities as needed such as health monitoring, consultation with other healthcare providers, or directing nursing staff to monitor particular physical health circumstances and conditions.

 

Salary is $125K+ DOE.  Solid benefits package offered.  Direct placement opportunity.

 

  • NYS licensed / registered NP with specialty area of Psychiatry required
  • Must have NPI number
  • National Certification through AANP or ANCC
  • Master’s of Science in Nursing
  • 2 years of experience providing NP services to adults in mental health setting; preferably in OMH licensed facility
  • Satisfactory criminal background and child registry clearance results are required.

 

Please email your resume to syrhelpwant@carr-recruiting.com - we will e-mail you back to outline the rest of our process

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