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Psychiatric MentalHealth Nurse Practitioner

Dewitt, New York · Healthcare
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Job Opportunity in Dewitt, New York Job#14299274
  • Full time opportunity available for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to join a team in Syracuse, New York. 
  • Outpatient position with a stable, well established facility and an excellent mentoring environment. 
  • Outpatient setting.
  • The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner will provide healthcare 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.
  • Perform interviews, health histories, mental status assessments, and diagnostic tests to determine diagnosis and current mental health status of patients. 
  • Provide medical crisis intervention/counseling as required by direct visitation or telephone contact
  • Complete evaluations, medication reviews, and care plans.
  • Participate in the management of patients’ medication regimens; prescribes drugs and psychotropic medication treatments as indicated by diagnosis and lab results. 
  • Provide psychiatric assessments, complex care management and medication education to patients and families. 
  • NYS licensed Nurse Practitioners only please. 
  • At least one year of behavioral health experience is desired. 
  • Substance abuse experience is preferred. 
  • Eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs is required. 
  • Valid New York State driver’s license and access to reliable transportation is required.
This is a National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program Site (Tier 3).
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