Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Dutchess County NY

We are representing a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner opportunity with a growing Hudson Valley mental health agency.

 

Responsibilities

  • Performs initial intakes and psychiatric evaluations and establishes diagnosis by history, mental status exam and assessment of signs and symptoms
  • Prescribes and manages medication to stabilize and maintain the patient
  • Provides supportive psychotherapy for individual patients, groups, and families

 

Qualifications

  • Current licensure in New York State as a Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in Psychiatry, Community Health, Adult Health, or Gerontology
  • Knowledge of the principles and techniques involved in psychiatric evaluations in order to properly diagnose and treat patients
  • Knowledge of all aspects of prescribing psychotropic medications needed to stabilize patients

 

Note: Qualified candidates will be contacted within 2 business days of application. If an applicant does not meet the above criteria, we will keep your resume on file for future opportunities and may contact you for further discussion.

Date Posted 7/26/2017






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