Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

The Execu|Search Group
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

About the Opportunity A growing health services organization located in the Bronx is seeking a diligent and patient-oriented professional to join their staff as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP). In this role, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) meets with the Program Director, Assistant Director - Clinical, Program Nurse, and Social Service staff to coordinate shelter residents to receive ongoing psychiatric treatment in the community. Apply today! Company Description Health Services Organization Job Description The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP) will: * Meet with all new residents within the first 30 days for psychiatric evaluation * Provide referrals for transitional Psychiatric Treatment to all Residents not currently in care * Write prescriptions for psychotropic medications as allowed by state regulations and collaborative practice agreements * Review health assessments completed by the Program Nurse and provide clinical feedback * Provide medication management including prescription refills and medication education to consumers * Administer medications including those administered by injection * Document patients' medical and psychological histories, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions, or outcomes * Prepare Psychiatric Assessments for the purpose of HRA 2010e Housing Application and/or other applications for housing or needed services * Provide training to other team members on topics including medications and drug interactions Required Skills * Licensed as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in New York * Registered as a New York State Medicaid provider * DEA and individual NPI numbers * Ability to work independently and as part of a team Desired Skills * Experience working on a multi- disciplinary team and/or previous experience with homeless population * Bilingual skills