Primary Care Nurse Practitioner needed in Syracuse

Syracuse, NY 13203

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Nurse Practitioner Job Number: 4402

Job Description

We are hiring for a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner in Syracuse, NY.
The Nurse Practitioner will function as a member of the Integrated Health Care Primary Care Team in managing the acute and chronic health needs of individuals including those diagnosed with mental illness and substance abuse disorders. The Nurse Practitioner will provide the full range of primary care services for Integrated Health Care clients and their families.

 

Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs interviews, health histories, physical examinations, mental status assessments, and diagnostic tests to determine diagnosis and current health status of clients.
  • Provides medical crisis intervention/counseling as required by direct visitation or telephone contact.   Completes evaluations, medication reviews, and care plans, reviews and progress reports.
  • Participates in the management of clients’ medication regimens; prescribes drugs and medication treatments as indicated by diagnosis, lab results and consistent with community standards of care.
  • Provides all appropriate primary care, care coordination, and medication education to clients and families.
  • Contributes to the treatment planning process, and crisis intervention services when necessary.
  • Provides health education to clients and families to support outcomes.
  • Works collaboratively with mental health staff to provide integrated healthcare for all clients

Qualifications:
  • Certificate and current registration to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in New York State. 
  • At least one year experience providing direct services in a family medicine setting.
  • Experience with individuals diagnosed with mental illness, or comparable experience is valuable. 
  • Must have eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Must possess a valid New York State driver’ s license and have access to reliable transportation. Effectively use an EMR and complete all required documentation in a timely professional manner. 
  • Must be flexible and oriented to family work.
If you are interested in more information, please send the most updated copy of your resume and good time to call you to brooke@psychpros.com

Meet Your Recruiter

Brooke Olson
National Recruiting Manager

Recruiting is a great way to combine two fields that I love — human resources and human services. I believe that my knowledge of the human services field helps me so much in my position as a behavioral health recruiter. I am truly able to understand what client companies are looking for in a candidate, and in turn, I can help job candidates locate a job they love.
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