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Come join the largest public hospital system in the nation!Every day, we work together to make an extraordinary difference in the health and well-being of each individual we serve – without exception. Join our team and help us create a positive patient experience. NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler provides high quality short-term rehabilitation and long-term skilled nursing services in a warm and comfortable setting. From specialized rehabilitation equipment to expert wound care, we offer a variety of health care services – all designed to deliver excellent care and maximize your independence. The Role The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides comprehensive psychiatric evaluation and treatments in collaboration with an attending psychiatrist as a member of a psychiatric consultation team in a long-term care setting. Responsibilities Responds to psychiatric consultation requests, and provides ongoing follow up as needed to provide continued interventions. Provides a behavioral risk screening of the newly admitted residents, and shares the findings with the primary care team. Provides a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation as requested. Provides on going psychopharmacological management as clinically appropriate. Recommends and provides behavior management interventions as appropriate and functions as a member of behavior rapid response team. Collaborates psychiatric management with the members of the primary care team and the attending psychiatrist. Participates in inter-departmental collaborative committees as needed and quality assurance and performance improvement activities. Documents clinical activities in the medical record, and maintains documentation of administrative activities. Maintains a collaborative relation with an attending psychiatrist for all clinical activities and seeks supervision as needed. Educational activities: in collaboration with Chief of Psychiatry provides education to staff and patients/residents on mental health and behavior management principles.

Job Requirements

A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse; and,
Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the New York State Department of Education; and,
A current certificate issued by the State Education Department to prescribe medication.
Two years satisfactory experience as a Nurse Practitioner, or two years satisfactory experience as a Registered Professional Nurse, eighteen months of which must be as a Nurse Practitioner are required.
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health benefits, retirement and pension plans, paid time off, professional development, and an employee perks program.

Location

New York , New York

Employment Type

Permanent

Employer

NYC Health + Hospitals

Date Posted

Mar 13th, 2019

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