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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: Family Services Inc.
Location: Rhinebeck
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Seeking a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) to join our Outpatient Behavioral Health Team.This is full-time, permanent position. Salary range is $150,000 - $170,000 based on experience. New Hire incentives are available!
This is a professional, medical position which provides psychiatric care for clients in any of the aspects of our community mental health program. Prescribers function with wide latitude to exercise independent professional judgment. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners also act as resources of information for other employees of the agency. Clinical supervision is received from the Medical Director while administrative supervision is received from the Clinic Director.Our mission is to bring people together to find the support they need, improving their lives and communities, and building a stronger, safer Hudson Valley.We welcome the unique contributions from our team when it comes to culture, ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, and expression, nation of origin, languages spoken, color, religion, sexual orientation, and beliefs.Typical work activities:

  • Render psychiatric and neurological diagnostic services for clients, utilizing the contributions of mental health professionals;
  • Participates in the intake and screening process of patients;
  • Provides medication management;
  • Works to insure continuity of service;
  • Provides referral information to alternate placement facilities;
  • Reviews intake and treatment plans and signs the record as required by regulations;
  • Participates in in-service training of professionals and nonprofessionals;
  • Participates in information-educational community activities to further community knowledge in the detection and prevention of psychiatric
    disorders;
  • Act as a resource person for other staff in the areas of medicine, psychiatry and neurology;
    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics:
    • Thorough professional knowledge of the practice of
      psychiatry;
    • good knowledge of current psychiatric treatments and trends;
    • the ability to supervise and instruct staff members;
    • the ability to develop good community relations;
    • the ability to write clear and concise reports;
    • the ability to develop and maintain collaborative and supportive working relationships with all members of the clinical and clerical staff;
    • inform Clinic Director of relevant clinical and administrative issues;
    • consult appropriately;
    • actively support program goals and system improvements/changes;
    • the ability to exercise sound judgment in evaluating patient condition and making decisions on an appropriate course of treatment;
    • ability to relate sympathetically to a potentially difficult client population;
    • physical condition commensurate with the demands of the
      position.Minimum Qualifications:Licensed as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) by the New York State Department of Education. Must be board certified. Currently credentialed with Medicare and Medicaid preferred.Hours & Location:
      • Full time: 40 hours/weekWhile contributing to the betterment of your community is rewarding, you'll also have access to a host of progressive benefits to better your own life, including:
        • Competitive salary range of $150-170k annually, based on experience.
        • Medical, dental and vision coverage.
        • 403(b) retirement plan with employer match up to 5%.
        • Generous paid vacation, holiday, sick and personal time package (2 weeks' vacation to start, 13 paid holidays per year, 12 sick days per year and 4 personal days per year).
        • Group term life and long-term disability insurance.
        • Supplemental life insurance & accidental death and dismemberment coverage (AD&D).
        • Supplemental insurance through Aflac.
        • Employee assistance program (EAP).
        • Access to Family Services' Compassionate Leave Program where employees can donate/receive unused time off.#INDBHWe are an equal opportunity employer and our goal is to be a diverse workforce representative of the community we serve. Family Services follows federal, state and local laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring and employment. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in violation of those laws.MjJzVMGzFl

Keywords: Family Services Inc., Danbury , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Healthcare , Rhinebeck, Connecticut

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