Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Research on Addiction Distorder and Post-Traumatic Stress (1063060_

  • New York, NY


: $192,290.00 - $192,290.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Healthcare - Nursing

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Position Summary:

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry Research for Addiction Disorders and Post-Traumatic Stress.

In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the provision, coordination, and assurance of comprehensive nursing care using nursing process and pertinent standards of care, the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions, and performance of therapeutic, corrective, and prescriptive measures of the designated outpatient patient population. The NP will participate in multiple research studies which aim to determine the effectiveness of specific medications in the treatment of alcohol addiction disorder and post-traumatic stress.

Job Responsibilities:

* Monitors and trends the cost effectiveness of the position, particularly as it relates to the efficiency and performance indicators established for the service.
* Assists in the preparation, implementation, and evaluation of research protocols when applicable.
* Works collaboratively with nursing and other disciplines in the development and implementation of clinical studies within the area of expertise.
* Uses evidence-based health care literature to advise and support appropriate practice changes within the designated service.
* Participates in the development and monitoring of patient outcomes per established practice protocols for purposes of quality and performance improvement.
* Serves as a clinical expert and resource for the education of peers and other health professionals.
* Maintains current expertise in area of practice.
* Promotes own professional growth and development in clinical and managerial role.
* Considers needs and behaviors of specific patient age and cultural groups in all patient care.
* Evaluates treatment and health care plans for effectiveness and modifies per clinical standards and practice protocols.
* Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges.
* Prescribes medical equipment, devices, physical and occupational therapy, and home health services per practice protocol.
* Prescribes in-patient and discharge medications according to New York State law, including controlled substances with DEA authorization.
* Works collaboratively with the attending physician, consulting physician(s), and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care that maximizes individual patient/family preference and enhances quality, access, and cost-effective outcomes.
* Formulates the plan of care, along with the attending physician, patient and family, based on expected goals of care and length of stay.
* Orders customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic studies per practice protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or with the collaborating physician.
* Performs complete health history, physical examination and psychosocial assessment of patients within the designated practice or clinical unit.
* Functions as a respectful member of the health care team.
* Participates in designated activities related to professional nursing standards and regulations of relevant outside agencies.
* Demonstrates knowledge of the organizations Service Standards and incorporates them into the performance of responsibilities.
* Facilitates the continuity of care across the continuum of services, e.g. home care, other facilities, appointments with MDs etc.
* Provides consultation about the therapeutic regimen to the nursing staff responsible for the patients care in the hospital setting.
* Works collaboratively with nursing leadership to ensure timely communications with the nursing staff.
* Works collaboratively with the attending physician to maintain timely and appropriate communication with family members, housestaff, other disciplines and ancillary services.
* Participates in the development and revision of interdisciplinary and nursing standards, patient and family education materials as relevant to area of practice and expertise.
* Works collaboratively with the interdisciplinary team including the attending physician to develop and implement the therapeutic plan of care for a group of patients and ensure communication with family members.
* Plans and organizes care to meet individual patient needs and to ensure appropriate clinical resource utilization per protocols, pathways, and other means.

Additional Position Specific Responsibilities:

* Reviews customary laboratory, radiological and diagnostic results per study protocols, differentiates between normal/abnormal findings and follows protocols for abnormal findings, which may include referral to consulting physicians per customary pattern of the attending MD or with the collaborating principal investigator;
* Works collaboratively with the principal investigator(s) and other disciplines to identify, develop, and implement an appropriate plan of care after study completion that maximizes individual preference and enhances quality, access, and management;
* Practices as a member of the allied health staff according to the rules and regulations of the Medical Staff and bylaws as outlined in the delineation of privileges;
* Considers needs and behaviors of specific subject age and cultural groups in all patient care;
* Ensures the protection of study participants by timely adherence to protocol requirements/compliance;
* Documents any interaction regarding the study participant that occurs while the subject is enrolled on a protocol, including follow-up on adverse events;
* Provide treatment education;
* Maintains subject confidentiality according to ethical and legal requirements;
* Adheres to appropriate Standard Operating Procedures;
* Responsible for assuring adherence to protocols on which the study participant is enrolled;
* Consents study participants to research study;
* Responsible for physical exam and vital sign monitoring;
* Administers psychiatric assessments;
* Reviews the study design and inclusion/exclusion criteria with PI and study participant;
* Ensure that follow-up appointments, scans, or any related procedures are scheduled correctly according to protocol requirements;
* Complete case report forms;
* Filing serious adverse event reports after appropriate clinical management and informing principal investigator or delegate;
* Dispensing study medications to study participants if needed;
* Performing (or arranging for) required evaluations;
* Attends staff meetings and teleconferences;
* Attends weekly study status meetings;

Minimum Qualifications:

To qualify you must have

Licensure: Current registration as Professional Nurse in New York and Registration as Nurse Practitioner in New York; DEA

Education: Master's Degree in Nursing; Board Certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner; Basic Life Support (BLS)

Required Licenses: Registered Nurse License-NYS, Nurse Practitioner-NYS; DEA

Qualifications: Relevant clinical nursing practice in the care of the patient population served, experience with research is preferred; ability to apply nursing process toward achievement of specific outcomes in an organized fashion, which addresses patient/family safety and satisfaction. Previous experience as a nurse practitioner is preferred. Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills, effective communication skills, creative problem solving and excellent critical thinking and leadership; previously demonstrated ability to facilitate group processes and work cohesively and collaboratively as member of the interdisciplinary team; Effective change agent. Physical stamina, manual dexterity, visual and aural acuity to perform responsibilities. Membership in professional specialty organizations desirable

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

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Associated topics: advanced, anesthetist crna, assessments, assistant cna, certified nursing assistant, cns, family, family medicine, gerontological nurse practitioner, midwife

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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