University of Rochester Psychiatric Emergency Room - Extended Observation Bed/CPEP - Psychiatric - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in Rochester, New York

Schedule

Monday through Friday Day Shifts Full time No call

Responsibilities

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant working in the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Room will provide psychiatric evaluations and assessments, interventions and disposition planning for patients who present to the emergency room with urgent psychiatric mental health needs. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant will have accessibility to psychiatrist consultation within a dynamic multidisciplinary team. The NP/PA working in EOB will round on patients admitted to the Extended Observation Beds daily providing psychiatric evaluations, psychopharmacologic and individual and group psychotherapies to support readiness for disposition. Qualifications: ANCC Board Certification and NYS Licensure as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. At least one year of experience as a psychiatric nurse practitioner in a clinical setting. Strong interpersonal skills, good organizational skills, and flexibility.

Qualifications

Nurse Practitioner

Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Physician Assistant

Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.

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Job Title: Psychiatric Emergency Room - Extended Observation Bed/CPEP - Psychiatric - Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant

Location: Psychiatric Department

Job ID: 212861

Regular/Temporary: Regular