Nurse Practitioner; 4162-617-A

18-47 Mott Ave, Far Rockaway, NY 11691, USA Req #1886
Friday, December 13, 2019

STATEMENT OF THE JOB

 

Under an affiliation of a physician, the Nurse Practitioner provides services within the scope of his/her license/certification and according to the professional standards of his/her discipline. The Nurse Practitioner will meet CCNS’ requirements for qualitative and quantitative contacts with clients.  Including medical evaluations, conducting groups related to wellness and self -management, provides psycho-education to improve participants understanding and management of specific disorders

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Determine clients’ diagnosis and psychiatric needs, prescribe the medication to be utilized during the course of treatment, and provide education.

  • Review the appropriateness of the existing medication regimen through review of the medication record and consultation with the client and staff to prescribe and/or administer medication, including injectable; monitors the effects of the medication on the clients’ mental and physical health, including measuring weight, height and blood pressure. 

  • Document prescriptions, interventions, weight, height, and blood pressure upon every visit.

  • Collaborative documentation on all required forms and documentation in the client record.

  • Conduct Psychiatric evaluations, psychiatric updates, health monitoring, smoking cessation, and crisis intervention as needed and required by regulations.

  • Track and maintain paperwork for special programs, such as City funded children’s immunization and flu shots.

  • Works collaboratively with the Psychiatrist and treatment team. Functions as a vital part of an interdisciplinary team environment.

  • Ensuring that target population has access to service according to contractual requirements and Agency Mission.

  • Follow-up on referrals made on behalf of the participant and respond to all referrals in a timely and professional manner, recognizing the need for effective collaboration in order to insure the highest levels of service provision.

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times.

  • Represent agency and Clinic at inter-agency meetings and conferences.

  • Conduct staff meetings and/or training as directed.

  • Empower individuals to identify and achieve recovery goals in chosen life roles/environments.

  • Develop and facilitate classes, groups and activities whose focus is medication education and management, wellness self-management, symptom monitoring, and smoking cessation.

  • Report all incidents as outlined in Agency policies and procedures manual in a timely and professional manner.

  • Report to Behavioral Health Services Administrative Staff and/or other Agency Administration any issues which may have a negative impact on the reputation of the Agency, client and/or staff welfare or any corporate compliance issues. 

  • Identify service gaps which impede Agency’s ability to deliver services and function in an efficient and professional manner. 

  • Provide coverage at multiple program locations.

  • Collect urine specimens for toxicology’s.

  • Respond to crisis/disaster situations and 24 hour emergency service (BLASK) seven days per week.
     

    OTHER DUTIES:

  • Participate in in-service trainings and attend relevant workshops/conferences at the request of or with the permission the Clinical Director.

  • Participate in the development of new service initiatives, including research, analysis and preparation of written reports.

  • Participate in all CCNS CQI and QA projects.

  • Participate in all audit processes.

  • Participate, as needed, in Agency response to serious incidents

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    SPECIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES

  • Masters’ Degree in Nursing or equivalent

  • New York State Nurse Practitioner License and Current Registration

  • Current CPR (BLS), First Aid

     

    SPECIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Excellent oral and communication skills.

  • Computer literate with proficiency in word processing/data entry skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.  

  • Excellent interpersonal and team work skills.

  • Possess the skills to appropriately assess/de-escalate/intervene in crisis

  • Demonstrated ability to interact with multicultural staff

     

    SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to work flexible hours, according to the needs of program operation.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, bending, stooping, & climbing stairs.

  • Should be able to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, & office equipment.

  • Ability to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, & office equipment.

  • Ability to read printed & handwritten materials.

  • Ability to travel to multiple locations within the five boroughs as needed.

  • Able to lift 25 lbs.

 

 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
Location on Google Maps
  • 18-47 Mott Ave, Far Rockaway, NY 11691, USA