Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner needed in

Syracuse, NY 13203

Employment Type: Full-Time Direct Hire Category: Nurse Practitioner Job Number: 4288

Job Description

We are seeking applicants for the position of Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for our client in Syracuse, NY. Full and Part Time Positions are available, with remote work from home option. The company is an OMH licensed Article 31 clinic serving children, families and adults with behavioral health challenges including co-occurring substance abuse. The clinic is currently growing and looking to hire a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with substance abuse experience. In collaboration with the agency Medical Director, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will function as a member of the Integrated Health Care Team in assisting with a full range of nursing/medical services for clients. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will provide health care to individuals diagnosed with mental illness, alcoholism, chemical dependency or substance abuse and perform other tasks and responsibilities within the framework of therapeutic counseling, health monitoring and screening, and the provision of wellness and recovery focused care.
Job Responsibilities: - Performs interviews, health histories, mental status assessments, and diagnostic tests to determine diagnosis and current mental 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 psychotropic medication treatments as indicated by diagnosis and lab results. 
-Provides psychiatric assessments, complex care management, and medication education to clients and families
. Qualifications:  A certificate and current registration to practice as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in New York State.  At least one-year experience providing direct services in a clinical setting to individuals diagnosed with mental illness, or comparable experience preferred, but will consider recent graduates.  Substance abuse experience preferred.  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.
If you are interested in further information, please send the most updated copy of your resume and a good time to call you to

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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