This position, in coordination with the clinical physician, assures the overall safety of this 30 bed inpatient addictions treatment facility by providing medical care, medical program administration, patient education, direct care to the patients and required documentation. The Nurse Practitioner develops protocols, policies and procedures in accordance with best addictions medicine standards and practices. The patients at the facility are emotionally complex with increasingly complicated medical conditions. The Nurse Practitioner provides 24-hour, across-shift communication and care consistent with licensing standards and NYS regulations. The Dick Van Dyke ATC is a person-centered treatment program.
• Examine patients to determine the nature of the psychiatric complaint and the treatment to be prescribed;
• Author medication orders and clarify orders when required with nursing;
• Review preadmission psychiatric information to determine psychiatric appropriateness prior to admission;
• Establish the admitting diagnoses and final diagnoses upon discharge;
• Conduct psychiatric examinations, assessments and consultations;
• Respond to psychiatric emergencies;
• Assess and treat patients with co-occurring disorders;
• Function as a member of the treatment team;
• Provide educational lectures/groups to patients and or staff;
• Perform other duties as assigned and completes other tasks to meet ATC needs.
Day shift – Monday - Friday 8am – 4:30pm
Candidates must possess a New York State License to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse and certification by the New York State Education Department in medicine to practice as Nurse Practitioner. Candidates must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicaid and Medicare programs. Failure to maintain licensure, certification and/or Medicaid/Medicare eligibility will result in the termination of employment.
Background Investigation Requirements:
Prospective appointees will be: 1) Checked against the Staff Exclusion List (SEL) maintained by the Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Prospective employees whose names appear on the SEL as having been found responsible for serious or repeated acts of abuse or neglect will be barred from appointment and may have their names removed from the eligible list(s) for the title(s) if applicable. 2) Investigated through a Criminal Background Check (CBC) that includes State and federal Criminal History Record Checks. All convictions must be reported; conviction of a felony or misdemeanor, or any falsified or omitted information on the prospective appointee’s employment application may bar appointment or result in removal after appointment. Each case will be determined on its own merits, consistent with the applicable provisions of State and federal laws, rules, and regulations. Prospective employees will be fingerprinted in order to obtain a record of their criminal history information, and may be required to pay any necessary fees. 3) Screened against the Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR). Prospective employees may be required to pay any necessary fees. Additionally, prospective employees whose names are indicated on the SCR may be barred from appointment.
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