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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Weill Cornell Medical College


Location:
New York, NY
Date:
11/10/2017
2017-11-102017-12-23
Weill Cornell Medical College
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Position Summary







Responsible for the provision of assessment, diagnosis, medication management, and psychotherapeutic interventions in an outpatient psychiatric practice\.







Job Responsibilities







+ Makes assessments of mental health needs in an adult population\.



+ Performs medical histories and physical examinations; diagnoses mental health/psychiatric conditions\.



+ Develops and executes treatment plans\.



+ Writes prescription and orders; triages and evaluates urgent patient issues\.



+ Provides psychotherapeutic interventions as needed\.



+ Provides continuity of care through patient/family education and follow\-up care\. Identifies, documents and evaluates patient/family teaching needs\. Develops/distributes educational materials\. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs\.



+ Collaborates with a multi\-disciplinary team comprised of psychiatrist\(s\), psychologist\(s\), licensed clinical social worker\(s\), and care manager\(s\) to ensure smooth communications and effective delivery of service to patients\.



+ Carries a client case load and has responsibility for maintaining assigned productivity levels each month\.



+ Records medical information within the patients electronic medical record\.



+ Provides education, training and mentorship to trainees and students\.







Education







+ Master's Degree in Nursing







Experience







Graduate of an accredited school of nursing\.







Approximately 2 or more years of clinical experience as an NP in a physician practice or hospital setting, preferably within a related specialty\.







The ideal candidate will have a passion for Consultation\-Liaison Psychiatry and the confidence to work with medically ill patients and with integrated approaches to care\.







Expertise in psychopharmacology, substance abuse, smoking cessation, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and a strong academic background are highly desirable\.







Knowledge, Skills and Abilities







+ Excellent communication skills \(both verbal and written\)\.



+ Ability to demonstrate excellent customer service skills in person, via email and on the telephone\.



+ Patience and a high capacity for empathy and perseverance\.







Licenses and Certifications







+ NYS Registered Nurse Practitioner \(NP\) license and current NP registration with psychiatry specialty practice\.



+ NYS Registered Professional Nurse license and current RN registration



+ Applicable National Board Certification \(such as ANCC, PNCB, etc\)\.



+ BLS Certification \(issued by the American Heart Association\)



+ Infection Control Certificate\.



+ Current Narcotics DEA registration certificate







Working Conditions/Physical Demands







Weill Cornell Medicine is a comprehensive academic medical center that's committed to excellence in patient care, scientific discovery, and the education of future physicians in New York City and around the world\. Our doctors and scientists\-faculty from Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and the Weill Cornell Physician Organization\-are engaged in world\-class clinical care and cutting\-edge research that connect patients to the latest treatment innovations and prevention strategies\. Located in the heart of the Upper East Side's scientific corridor, Weill Cornell Medicine's powerful network of collaborators extends to its parent university Cornell University; to Qatar, where an international campus offers a U\.S\. medical degree; and to programs in Tanzania, Haiti, Brazil, Austria and Turkey\. Our medical practices serve communities throughout New York City, and our faculty provide comprehensive care at NewYork\-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork\-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital, and NewYork\-Presbyterian/Queens\. At Weill Cornell Medicine, we work together to treat each individual, not just their conditions or illnesses, as we strive to deliver the finest possible care for our patients \- the center of everything we do\. Weill Cornell Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled employer\.
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