Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Tal Healthcare, Bronx NY NY

Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Location: Bronx, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Nurse

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for a not-for-profit provider of healthcare services for the underserved population. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will coordinate medical care with the primary care physicians for chronic and acute non-behavioral health conditions. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will assist with the identification, counseling and care coordination, with case management and health education, of mental health and substance abuse problems.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate as a member of committees, including peer review, as requested by the CMO
  • Assure that chart completion is consistent with the organization?s policies and procedures
  • Reach out and engage clients with appropriate concern for behavioral health care needs
  • Coordinate medical care with PCP for chronic and acute non-behavioral health conditions
  • Counsel clients about their physical and mental health; coordinate care with case management and health education as clinically indicated
  • Provide consultation and training to staff and volunteers where appropriate
  • Assist with the identification, counseling and care coordination, with case management and health education, of mental health and substance abuse problems
  • Work in a non-traditional environment; e.g., non-clinic facility

Education Requirements:

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner License

Desired Skills:

  • Minimum of 2-5 years? experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • Commitment to serving the underprivileged
  • Flexible and ability to function in nontraditional setting
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