Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

East Beekmantown, NY 12901

Posted: 01/31/2023 Industry: Behavioral Health Job Number: 8007

Job Description

Are you an experienced and compassionate Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner who strives to provide excellent patient care? Our client is hiring a Psychiatric NP to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. The Psych NP conducts thorough psychiatric evaluations, develops treatment plans, prescribes medication, and evaluates treatment results.

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Job Title: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Schedule: Monday – Friday

NO On-Call, NO Weekendsmust work on-site, can accommodate a hybrid work from home schedule

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Responsibilities:

  • Prescribes, directs, or administers psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorder;
  • Orders, analyzes and evaluates patient data or test findings to diagnose nature or extent of mental disorder;
  • Collaborates with an integrated team to discuss treatment plans and progress;
  • Performs psychiatric assessments and evaluations;
  • Provides services using a combination of in-person, telephone, and video (telemental/telemedicine) as required/directed;
  • Provides unscheduled and or emergent services as needed for walk-in, open-access, and crisis clients at any time during scheduled shift;
  • Provides services beyond scheduled shift as required to meet the needs of acute walk-in, open access, and/or crisis clients;
  • Designs, executes or approves individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments;
  • Prescribes and monitor medications and other treatments;
  • Evaluates recipient progress and makes referrals as needed;
  • Gathers and maintain patient information and records;
  • Documents all services within twenty-four hours of the date of a client’s visit and in accordance with state/federal guidelines and company policies and procedure;
  • Participates in care planning and coordination meetings to facilitate care process as requested. As assigned, sees individuals who are an immediate crisis to curtail emergency visits and/or inpatient admissions;
  • Participates in quality assurance and quality improvement activities;
  • Maintains client confidentiality and confidential health information;
  • Participates in meetings as scheduled;
  • Meets or exceeds the then current individual billable units of service requirement;

Compensation: $144k – $147k based on years of experience


  • Current and valid licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner / PMHNP or transferable license to NYS
  • Current and valid licensed Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner / PMHNP or transferable license to NYS
  • Licensed to practice in the State of New York
  • Current DEA registration


  • Previous experience providing psychotherapy to adults and/or children preferred
  • Excellent knowledge and familiarity with current DSM criteria
  • Familiar with crisis assessment tools and techniques
  • Strong working knowledge of general psychiatric principles and practices
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge with PC applications and electronic medical records strongly preferred.


  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical / Dental / Vision / Basic Life
  • HSA / FSA
  • Annual CME allowance

Work Setting:

  • Clinic

Work Location: Hyrbrid, Remote and in Office

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