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Nurse Practitioner | Psychiatrics

Brooklyn, NY

Posted: 11/08/2023 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 35566 Compensation: 130,000

Job Description

Role Overview:
The Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing psychiatric evaluations and medical and psychiatric care to the clients in the transitional Housing Program(s) who require further assessment and/or medication to assist in alleviating symptoms related to mental health difficulties.

Compensation: $130,000.00 - $145,000.00 
Location: Brooklyn, New York
ScheduleMonday - Friday from 9 am - 5 pm

Some of the common benefits offered by the health institutes we represent include:
  • Healthcare Benefits
  • Retirement Plans
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Professional Development
  • Bonuses and Incentives

  • Provide triage and initial health and mental health assessment(s) of clients presenting with medical and psychiatric problems
  • Provide psychiatric care as needed, including psychopharmacology and psychotherapy
  • Provide crisis intervention and assessment as needed
  • Prescribe medications, reviews with clients’ side effects and monitors client’s response to prescribed medications
  • Consult psychiatrist in determining treatment plans as needed
  • Respond to emergencies and ensures follow up with emergency services and follow-up care
  • Advocate and liaise with medical providers in obtaining medical and psychiatric care in the community
  • Provide clinical supervision to the Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  • Use motivational interviewing, recovery and trauma-informed approach when delivering services to clients
  • Collaborate with the social services team in assessing clients’ needs, developing a service plan and coordinating care for the client(s)
  • Participate in team meetings, case conferences, staff meetings, etc
  • Organize workshops for clients and staff on health topics as needed
  • Support staff in providing trauma-informed services
  • Document delivery of services, clients' progress, etc in the electronic case records in accordance with agency policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree in nursing required with at least one (1) year of direct experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in a related field and a minimum of two years supervisory experience preferred
  • NYS Registered Nurse Practitioner
  • Proof of Covid Vaccination
  • Experience with the mentally ill, homeless or related field desirable
  • Excellent analytical, evaluative, and human service management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication, and organizational skills
  • Must have incredible initiative, the ability to work well under pressure, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team to complete complex projects in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be adept and comfortable with crisis management
  • Advanced level of computer proficiency with proficiency in Word and Excel and the ability to learn new technologies and databases

Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within two business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, TAG MedStaffing will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.
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