As a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, provides advanced clinical psychiatric nursing care to referred clients. Collaborates with Psychiatrist to provide psychiatric evaluation, medication review and on-going treatment for clients. Ensures accuracy of diagnosis and appropriate pharmacologic interventions, and support appropriate multidisciplinary interventions. Provides leadership within team to recommend program placement and coordinate interim treatment planning
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS:
Master’s degree in Nursing from an accredited nurse practitioner program, and currently licensed in New York State as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. Current DEA certification. ANCC certification is an asset. Two years experience with persons with co-occurring health/mental illness and HIV/AIDS preferred. Must be eligible for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs May be required to possess a valid NYS driving license and a clear driving record.
Continued employment is based on the ability to maintain professional licensure and accreditation, and participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs.