Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-787290
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: Masters Degree
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: August 26, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will support and initially treat any medical needs required by UC, traveling when necessary to each New York City location. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will conduct an initial psychiatric evaluation of each youth and refer UC to medical services as needed.

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 10:00am - 6:00pm, Monday - Friday
  • Must be flexible to meet program needs

FUNCTIONS:

  • Conduct initial psychiatric evaluation for each youth in the New York City Programs
  • Refer youth to appropriate medical specialties
  • Provide medication management of youth in the UC Program
  • Write prescriptions
  • Conduct follow-up services for UC and other New York City programs
  • Coordinate with the consulting psychologist and other staff conducting assessment to ensure we are developing a coordinated holistic view of the youths’ needs
  • Create and electronically submit TARs for each youth and other required medical paperwork for each New York City Program
  • Create and update information for each youth in the UC Portal and other New York City Program youth web-databases
  • Ensure proper documentation is completed for medical services
  • Work collaboratively with the Case Manager, Clinician, and Skills Trainer to provide appropriate services to each youth in the New York City Programs
  • Discuss medical conditions of youth with ORR and the FFS
  • Responsible for medical programmatic changes

Experience and Skills:

  • Appropriate NYS certifications and licensure - required
  • Experience working with at-risk youth - strongly preferred
  • Strong communication and organizational skills - required
  • Ability to work effectively in a team context
  • Demonstrated ability to perform duties with minimal supervision and to exercise greater judgment
  • Bilingual - Spanish speaking strongly preferred
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying and stapling
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains, plains - public transportation for lengthy periods of time
  • Walk up/down stairs
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

In accordance with federal, state & local laws, we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.