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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Outreach Development Corporation
As one of the leading providers in behavioral health services, Outreach offers an exciting, high-energy, rewarding work environment. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides specialized knowledge and skills for psychiatric and mental health evaluation, assessment and management of clients. Strong therapy skills are essential. The positions report to the Program Director of our adolescent residential treatment program located at 16-14 Weirfield Street, Ridgewood, NY 11385 accessible via the L and M train and facilities throughout Long Island.
Outreach Fun Fact:
Outreach was named one of The Best Companies to Work for in New York State 7 times!
For over 25 years, Outreach’s Training Institute (OTI) has been an established leader in training the NYC workforce to become substance abuse and behavioral health counselors.
The primary duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide psychotherapy for clients
Provide medication management
Provide evaluations for clients
Practice in collaboration with psychiatrist and physicians in providing mental health services including medication management for /clients
Assess the multidimensional needs of clients and develops and implements care plans
Function as a client advocate, by participating in clinical meetings, client care conferences and informal discussion
with health care staff
Provide client education relative to psychiatric mental health issues
Attend and participate in continuing educational programs, seminars, etc., designated to maintain professional
Perform all related duties, as assigned, or unrelated duties, as requested, during emergencies
Demonstrate an understanding of the management and care of the adolescent substance abuse population
In collaboration, with MD assist a small group of nurses with medication questions/supervision.
Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
Master’s Degree in Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing.
Licensed to practice as a NYS Nurse Practitioner with Board Certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner; via ANCC
Visit the Career Page of our website www.opiny.org where you can submit an online application.
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Posted on 02/05/18; CVMHA ID #11827