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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Rochester, NY

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RBA Staffing is recruiting for a local Family and Youth Non-Profit Organization, Private School, Located in Rochester, NY. Make a difference for a child and their family in your community.

This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a team starting up a valuable new program!! This program will serve youth ages 10-21 and their families where the youth are at risk of entering residential or inpatient psychiatric treatment. New York is the first state in the country to provide this innovative service - If you are looking for a way to make a difference in the lives of young people this is the position for you!!

Part-time and Full-time opportunities available

26hr/week position, work schedule is Monday through Friday. Day/Evening shift based on client needs

 DIRECT HIRE WITH BENEFITS!!! APPLY NOW!!

 

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works as a part of our interprofessional team and is responsible for the diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric illness in youth participating in our programs.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Initiates referrals for specialist consultations such as psychological testing or neurological evaluation, as needed.

  • Collaborates with members of the interprofessional team (e.g. physicians, nurses psychologists, social workers, psychiatrist, school personnel) to discuss treatment plans and progress. Attends and participates in staff and treatment meetings, provides consultation to the treatment team about clinical issues, and participates in agency committees or work groups as deemed appropriate.

  • Provides education to youth and their families, as well as team members about mental health and medical conditions, health promotion, medications and treatment plans.

  • Provides psychopharmacology consultation and intervention, including prescription of psychotropic medications. Evaluates the effectiveness of prescribed medication while considering potential side effects.

 

Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Psychiatric Nursing

  • NYS NP licensure

  • 1 + years of relevant child/adolescent psychiatry experience are required.

National certification is preferred.

Applicants must also have a valid NYS driver's license and must meet agency driving requirements

**Direct Hire Opportunity- Comprehensive Benefits packages offered

Please apply today or call us directly with resume if you are interested

RBA Staffing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of RBA Staffing to provide equal opportunity in employment and conditions of employment to all individuals regardless of age, race, color, religious beliefs, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, veteran or military status, disability, pregnancy-related condition, predisposing genetic characteristics, genetic information, marital status, familial status, prior arrest, domestic violence victim status, non-job related convictions, participation in lawful activities outside of our workplace, or any other status protected by law.”