THE OPPORTUNITY: Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry
THE LOCATION: Syracuse, New York
Ready for a change? We have a full time opportunity available for a nurse practitioner to join our team in Syracuse, New York. This is an outpatient position with a stable, well established facility and an excellent mentoring environment is provided. This position is outpatient, however for psych experienced NPs (at least 1 year of NP experience), it is possible to provide services via telehealth if you do not live in the Syracuse area (but you must be a NYS licensed Nurse Practitioner who is living in New York State).
The focus is on providing the absolute highest level of patient care and the staff is friendly and team oriented to work with. We are an OMH licensed Article 31 clinic serving children, families and adults with behavioral health challenges, including co-occurring substance abuse. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will provide healthcare to individuals diagnosed with mental illness, alcoholism, chemical dependency or substance abuse and perform other tasks and responsibilities within the framework of therapeutic counseling, health monitoring and screening and the provision of wellness and recovery focused care.
-Perform interviews, health histories, mental status assessments, and diagnostic tests to determine diagnosis and current mental health status of patients.
-Provide medical crisis intervention/counseling as required by direct visitation or telephone contact
-Complete evaluations, medication reviews, and care plans.
-Participate in the management of patients' medication regimens; prescribes drugs and psychotropic medication treatments as indicated by diagnosis and lab results.
-Provide psychiatric assessments, complex care management and medication education to patients and families.
-NYS licensed Nurse Practitioners only please
-At least one year of behavioral health experience is desired
-New PMHNPs are welcome to apply
-New FNPs must have psychiatric RN experience
-Substance abuse experience is preferred
-If you wish to see patients via telehealth, you must have at least 1 year of post graduate psychiatric NP exp (FNP or PMHNP)
-Eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs is required
-Valid New York State driver's license and access to reliable transportation is required
This is a National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program Site (Tier 3).