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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

at The Jewish Board

Posted: 8/4/2019
Job Reference #: 4399
Keywords: nurse

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The Jewish Board of Family and Children's Services ("The Jewish Board") began over a century ago as a network of volunteers, bringing food and clothing to poor and immigrant Jewish families. Today, The Jewish Board is one of the nation’s largest and most comprehensive mental health and social service agencies, providing support and care for individuals and families at every stage of life and of all faiths, races and cultures.

The Jewish Board promotes recovery, resilience and self-sufficiency to over 40,000 New Yorkers annually at over 75 locations throughout the five boroughs and at a 125 acre campus in Westchester. Our mission to provide health and human services to all New Yorkers is built upon the professionalism and compassion of over 3,000 employees, including professional social workers, family therapists, licensed psychologists, and psychiatrists, and a corps of 1,000 dedicated volunteers. Together, we build hope for all New Yorkers.

Child Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, best-in-class mental and behavioral health services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year.  We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families, to children, teens, and adults. That adds up to countless opportunities to use your skills, training, and compassion to make a difference in the lives of others.  

The Jewish Board is one of New York’s best-managed nonprofits. In 2016, The Jewish Board won the annual Nonprofit Excellence Awards, sponsored by the New York Community Trust. This independent endorsement means that when you come to work at The Jewish Board, you know you’re coming to work at a well-managed, financially stable organization that’s been helping New Yorkers reach their potential for over 140 years.

We’re always looking for talented people of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions – so that our staff is a direct reflection of the people we serve.

As part of the clinical team you would provide assistance for people who are struggling with a wide range of emotional and social problems. Services for adults and children include evaluation and assessment, medication management, crisis intervention, time-effective and ongoing individual, couple, family, and group therapy, and loss and bereavement services for children and their caregivers. As a psychiatric nurse practitioner, you would be responsible for the following:

  • Provide psychiatric assessment, clarification of clinical diagnosis, recommend treatment options and provide client education on mental health issues and strategies for recovery and review client’s progress and recommend discharge and aftercare planning.

  • Participate in case conferences.

  • Prescribe psychotropic medication as appropriate for client care.

  • Collaborate with clinical staff regarding clinical care issues

  • Assist with urgent/crisis situations by conducting evaluations, interventions, and/or consultation to the clinical team.

To qualify, you will need:

  • A Nurse Practitioner degree with specialized training or experience in psychiatry.

  • A current license to practice as a nurse practitioner in NYS.

  • A current DEA registration for prescribing controlled substances.

  • ANCC certification/pending application.

  • NYS OPRA status and a Health Commerce Account at the onset of employment.

  • Specialization with specific populations (such as child/adolescent) or settings and language competency for the population served may also be required.

What are you waiting for? It’s time for you to be working with the Jewish Board