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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Syracuse, NY area

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Performs and completes all work required as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in a professional manner and in accordance with the professional and ethical standards observed by competent practitioners in social work, mental health counseling, or other credential that qualifies to work in a clinical profession.
•    Conducts psychiatric assessments, including history, course of illness, and response to treatment, mental status exam and diagnosis.  
•    Prescribes psychotropic medications and conducts regular assessments of therapeutic responses and side effects and educates clients regarding medications; assessment of co-morbid physical health conditions that may affect the client’s overall health.
•    Provides crisis assessment and management of clients, both on-site and over the phone.
•    Assists the Team Leader / Clinic Director in training staff in knowledge and skills basic to treatment of persons with severe and persistent mental illness.
•    Completes documentation per clinic policy and regulatory requirements in a timely fashion that is accurate to services provided; especially when insurance will be billed.
•    May provide wellness activities as needed such as health monitoring, consultation with other healthcare providers, or directing nursing staff to monitor particular physical health circumstances and conditions.

Salary is $125K+ DOE.  Solid benefits package offered.  Direct placement opportunity.

•    NYS licensed / registered NP with specialty area of Psychiatry required
•    Must have NPI number
•    National Certification through AANP or ANCC
•    Master’s of Science in Nursing
•    2 years of experience providing NP services to adults in mental health setting; preferably in OMH licensed facility
•    Satisfactory criminal background and child registry clearance results are required.

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