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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Brooklyn, NY

Posted: 05/21/2024 Industry: Healthcare Job Number: 38445 Compensation: 100.00

Job Description

Job Overview - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner:
Ready to bring your passion for mental health to a vibrant community? Our client in Brooklyn, NY, is on the lookout for a dedicated and experienced Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to join their healthcare team part-time. In this role, you’ll dive into providing psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and psycho-education to clients aged 5 and older. 

Location: Brooklyn, NY
Compensation: $100 - $115/hour
Schedule: Monday to Friday, Flexible hours 


Responsibilities as the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner:
  • Diagnosis and Treatment: Determine clients' psychiatric needs, prescribe medication, and provide education on treatment.
  • Medication Management: Review and adjust medication regimens, administer medications, including injectables and Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT), and monitor health metrics such as weight, height, and blood pressure.
  • Evaluations and Interventions: Conduct psychiatric evaluations, health monitoring, smoking cessation, and crisis intervention.
  • Referrals and Follow-Up: Manage and respond to referrals, maintaining effective collaboration with other providers.
  • Training and Meetings: Conduct staff meetings, training sessions, and participate in inter-agency meetings.
  • Patient Empowerment: Develop and facilitate classes and groups focused on medication education, wellness, and symptom management.
  • Specimen Collection: Collect urine specimens for toxicology tests.
  • Collaboration with Primary Care: Work with primary care physicians and nursing teams to improve health outcomes.
  • Consultation: Provide consultation on medication issues and high-risk clients, and present to social workers as needed.
Qualifications for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner:
  • Education: Master’s Degree in Nursing or equivalent.
  • Licensure: New York State Nurse Practitioner License and current registration.
  • Certifications: Current CPR (BLS), First Aid, DEA registration, ANCC certification.
  • Experience: At least 1 year of experience as a Nurse Practitioner.
  • Skills: Excellent time management, organizational, communication, teamwork, and computer skills.
Application Notice: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 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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