Location: Poughkeepsie, New York
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
We are seeking a well-trained Nurse Practitioner to join our Division of Outpatient Mental Health Services. The position is based in the Mental Health Clinic at MidHudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie, New York. Primary responsibilities include assessment and treatment for child and adolescent patients in that clinic as well as patients in the Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Program at Health Alliance Hospital in Kingston, New York. Services in the two programs are provided on site as well as through telehealth. The successful candidate for this position must have training and clinical experience in a child and adolescent psychiatry program.The Nurse Practitioner hired for the Division of Outpatient Mental Health Services will have responsibility for providing services to children and adolescents, including screenings, diagnostic evaluations, follow-up care, prescribing. The Nurse Practitioner will function as part of a multidisciplinary team. The responsibilities will additionally include reviewing patients' physical health and medication records to determine if any medical conditions are likely to impact their mental health treatment. This is an employed position through WMC Advanced Physician Services, which is a subsidiary professional corporation of WMCHealth. Benefits are comprehensive and include (minimum work hours apply):
- Paid vacation time, CME, and malpractice insurance.
- Collaboration with and support of an integrated team of Behavioral Health professionals.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Master's degree in Nursing. Nurse Practitioner certification in Psychiatry. Valid New York State license as a Nurse Practitioner.
The Division of Outpatient Mental Health Services is a part of the Department of Behavioral Health of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), which has been a leading provider of comprehensive behavioral health services for the Hudson Valley for more than 90 years. As the region's leading provider of Mental Health Services, we offer a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community, and emergency care for individuals and families. World-renowned medical services provided by Westchester Medical Center and its affiliated hospitals, combined with strong clinical leadership from the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, keep WMCHealth at the forefront of meeting the needs of those affected by mental illness.
The Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) is a 1,900-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on seven campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2, and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services, and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley. For more information, visitwww.WMCHealth.orgWestchester Medical Center Advanced Physician Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more information about this opportunity, contact Jasmine Campos, Advanced Clinical Recruiter for WMCHealth at (914) 493-3774 or by email at jasmine.campos@WMCHealth.org
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