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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Company: Medical Director Services PC
Location: Brooklyn
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Psychiatric Nurse PractitionerMedical Director Services PC is actively seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work with SNF residents in multiple long-term care facilities in New York State.In-person and remote options are available.Candidates should have a thorough knowledge of psychopathology and its treatment; models of behavior change/management; psychotherapeutic processes and modalities; cognitive and personality factors; a broad range of psychological evaluative procedures and instruments available for diagnostic and treatment planning purposes; and be a licensed Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.DUTIES and REQUIREMENTS:Assuring delivery of quality care services to all patients in a respectful and professional mannerContributes to physician's effectiveness by identifying short-term and long-range patient care issues that must be addressed; providing information and commentary pertinent to deliberations; recommending options and courses of action; implementing physician directives.Assesses patient health by interviewing patients; performing physical examinations; obtaining, updating, and studying medical historiesDocuments patient care services by charting in patient and department recordsPerforms therapeutic procedures by administering injections and immunizations; suturing; managing wounds and infectionsInstructs and counsels patients by describing therapeutic regimens; giving normal growth and development information; providing counseling on emotional problems of daily living; promoting wellness and health maintenanceProvides continuity of care by developing and implementing patient management plansMaintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulationsProtects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control policies and protocolsComplies with federal, state, and local legal and professional requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actionsMaintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societiesDevelops health care team staff by providing information, educational opportunities, and experiential growth opportunitiesContributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as neededHealth Promotion and Maintenance, Thoroughness, Clinical Skills, Informing Others, Medical Teamwork, Bedside Manner, Infection Control, Administering Medication, Pain Management, Self-DevelopmentABOUT US:Medical Director Services PC was founded in 2016 when SNF's were shifting a focus on value at the same time treating residents with higher level of acuity. MDSPC puts an emphasis on quality and customer service first. Another crucial focus is treating in place when possible and reducing unnecessary hospitalizations. MED77 LB123

Keywords: Medical Director Services PC, New York , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (NP), Healthcare , Brooklyn, New York

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