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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Part Time (Carmel, NY)

Company: PrimeCare Medical, Inc.
Location: Carmel
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Correctional Medicine opening in Carmel, New York. This and other nurse practitioner jobs brought to you by NursingJobCafe.com

PrimeCare Medical of NY, Inc. (i.e., PCM), recruiting on behalf of Professional Care Medical Practice PC, has been in operation since 1986. We are a private, physician founded, nationally accredited correctional healthcare practice. PCM was voted of the Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies of 2019, 2020, & 2021 by the Central Penn Business Journal!

PCM provides comprehensive medical & mental health care services to 80 county jails, prisons, and juvenile detention centers throughout the states of PA, MD, WV, NY, & NH.

Correctional behavioral health care is a unique, challenging, and exciting opportunity for today's mental health professional in that it provides the ability to truly utilize all of your learned clinical skills and knowledge on a daily basis. Correctional mental health care is the perfect hybrid of Outpatient & Inpatient Psychiatry; serving an often underserved and extremely diverse patient population, and provides unrivaled scheduling flexibility!

Job Description:
We are presently seeking a Part-Time, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) or Physician Assistant to provide on-site mental health care services at the Carmel, NY.

This is a very flexible/limited part-time position & requires only 3 hours of on-site care per week (i.e., Monday's – Friday's (no weekends), during normal business hours).

To quickly summary some key points:


  • Hourly compensation is negotiable and commensurate based on experience;
  • Company paid liability insurance (including tail) is provided; and
  • Generous part-time PTO & Sick leave package included.

    Job Duties:
    In this role the NP or PA will be performing mental health examinations on all newly incarcerated patients, as well as evaluating patients for suicide risk, and present your observations to the attending psychiatrist.
    You will be responsible for performing a variety of duties, including:

    • Ensuring complete, accurate and timely mental health entries are made for each patient contact.
    • Providing counseling and education on common mental health problems.
    • Performing histories and physicals on all newly committed patients in accordance with NCCHC/ACA Standards, facility requirements, and PCM policies and procedures.
    • Complying with standards of care in accordance with NCCHC/ACA and accepted healthcare standards.
    • Developing and conducting in-service education programs according to annual in-service calendar, as assigned by PCM Medical Director and/or Administrator.
    • Reviewing patient records to determine health status and initiate necessary treatment.
    • Screening patient mental health call requests to determine appropriate follow up care.
    • Evaluating patients at mental health call for common complaints.
    • Ordering appropriate laboratory tests and X-rays.
    • Ordering specialty consultations when indicated.
    • Providing other services as required at the request of the PCM Medical Director and/or Administrator.
    • Providing ongoing, continuous care for patients with chronic mental health problems.
    • Collecting specimens for and carrying out commonly performed blood, urine, and stool analyses and cultures.
    • Evaluating and initiating treatment in emergency mental health situations.
    • Prescribing therapeutic modalities such as medications and diets in accordance with regulations.

      This position is exciting and fast paced. As such we must have someone who is able to multi-task well and has excellent time management skills. They must also have the ability to work independently and be comfortable with making patient diagnosis on their own, thus prior experience is preferred.

      Qualifications:

      • Licensed to practice as a PMHNP or PA-C within the State of New York.
      • Board Certified.
      • Graduate of an accredited Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant program (with concentration/focus in Psychiatry & Mental/Behavioral Health.
      • Maintain a current DEA number & ability to prescribe medications in New York.
      • Active Buprenorphine Waiver/X-Waiver & experience is Substance Abuse/Addiction/MAT - strongly preferred.
      • Maintain a current Driver's License.
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
      • Strong clinical skills and ability to work independently are a must.

        Company Overview:
        We're committed to managing and reducing risk in correctional healthcare by providing cost-effective quality healthcare management, continuously improving the standards of care.

        Dedicated to correctional healthcare, PCM prides itself on our strong client relationships, effective and efficient management of healthcare services. These attributes continue to be the hallmark of our success. With new contracts established regularly, opportunities for development and advancement are ample.

        PCM utilizes a proprietary EMR system customized to our practice, and specifically designed for correctional healthcare. Said technology is user-friendly, intuitive, and always available. At PCM, we're dedicated to your long-term success and foster this by providing individually catered training to every one of our providers. We teach you how to document in real-time and tactfully structure our call requirements, to ensure that you're life outside of your career is focused on the things that truly matter.

        To learn more about why PrimeCare Medical, Inc. is The Choice for Quality Correctional Health Care, please apply today to schedule a phone interview. We're ready to speak with you about joining our PrimeCare Medical family!

        Keyphrases: correctional medical services jobs, correctional medicine jobs, correctional health services jobs, prison health services jobs

Keywords: PrimeCare Medical, Inc., Danbury , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant - Part Time (Carmel, NY), Healthcare , Carmel, Connecticut

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