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Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Company: The Child Center Of NY, Inc.
Location: Forest Hills
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and conducting medical reviews. Additionally, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides patient education, consultation, and follow-up under the supervision of the staff psychiatrist and medical director. ______________________________________________________________________ Essential Functions: Identifies evaluates and addresses psychiatric and/or substance abuse behavioral health issues. Conducts medical assessment reviews of all enrolled clients; coordinating and referring for specialized care when indicated. Provides psycho-education to clients and/or families about preventive care, substance abuse, psychiatric or medical issues, and the use of prescribed medications with their possible side effects. Documents all psychiatric and/or substance abuse evaluations, diagnoses, procedures, treatment, outcomes, education & referrals consistent with state and city regulatory standards. Directs medication management sessions. Performs other related duties as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities: None Minimum Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program. Graduate of an accredited Master---s Degree Program as a Nurse. A practitioner with current New York State licensure. Psychiatric experience. Extensive training and/or experience in mental health and substance abuse treatment. Knowledge of insurance/managed care process. Bilingual English/Spanish. Qualifications Preferred: Expertise in working with children, adolescents, and young adults. Bilingual in one or more of the following: Mandarin, Cantonese, Bengali, and others based on client needs.

Keywords: The Child Center Of NY, Inc., New York , Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Forest Hills, New York

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