Services for the Underserved

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (Treatment Services Floater)

US-NY-New York, NY
Category
Treatment Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island. SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

 

For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

 

We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

 

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will provide direct psychiatric services for homeless individuals at three separate, general population treatment programs who are not connected to care. The PNP will document medical and psychological histories, physical assessment results, diagnoses, treatment plans, prescriptions and outcomes. The PNP will provide medication management including prescription refills and medication education, write prescriptions for psychotropic medications as allowed by state regulations and collaborative practice agreements and also provide in service staff training and consultation to the social service team. This role requires significant travel.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in New York State and credentialed by the State to practice as an advanced Nurse Practitioner with a specialty in psychiatry.
  • Preference is given to those who have experience working on a multi- disciplinary team and/or previous experience with homeless population.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, to assist adults of diverse ethnicities, backgrounds, ages, and sexual preferences.
  • Bilingual preferred.

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