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Minimum Qualifications 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 a specialty area to practice as a 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. St Lawrence ATC is a Tobacco-Free facility.
Duties Description The patients at the facility are emotionally complex with increasingly complicated medical conditions. The Nurse Practitioner Psy provides 24-hour, across-shift communication and care consistent with licensing standards and NYS regulations. The Nurse Practitioner Psy will review referral agency reports, obtain mental health history, and perform and document psychiatric evaluations. Provide mental health/psychiatric care to all patients as needed (to include prescribing appropriate medication), provide individual and group counseling and serve as mental health advisor at the multi-disciplinary treatment team meeting. In addition, will actively participate in activities intended to improve patient care and facility operations. The St Lawrence ATC is a person-centered treatment program.
Additional Comments Salary includes:
$5,757 increased hiring rate
$20,000 Geographical Pay.
Excellent Health Insurance Benefits Including Vision and Dental, NYS Employees Retirement System (Pension), Optional Deferred Compensation, Continuing Education Benefits, Generous Paid Leave Benefits, Compensation for 12 State holidays per year.
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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1450 Western Ave.