A federally qualified health center (FQHC) in the heart of New York City is seeking an experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join the team in is a Licensed State Operated Article 31 Mental Health Clinic.
The PMHNP will be responsible for psychiatric evaluations, psychopharmacological management and close collaboration with staff of medical doctors, mid-level practitioners, RNs, and mental health services to clients. Promote the integration of primary care working collaboratively with the onsite Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) medical providers and the community primary care providers serving the consumers ensuring medical needs are addressed and monitored
Prescribe medications, teach consumers about side effects and monitor response to prescribed medications. Complete medication authorization documentation and communicate with Medicaid Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) to request medication authorization. Work in collaboration with consumers and significant others to support recovery and rehabilitation goals. Work collaboratively with the team ensuring consumers receive services based on their immediate needs and current status.