PMHNP or Physician Assistant

Location: Brooklyn, New York (Hybrid)
Salary: $110,000 - $140,000

About the Opportunity

Our client is a social services organization in Brooklyn seeking a dedicated and compassionate Physician Assistant or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to join their team in a hybrid role. This PMHNP or PA will provide comprehensive psychiatric care to children and adolescents, including psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and therapeutic interventions. This position offers a unique opportunity to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to support the mental health and well-being of young patients.

The annual base salary range is $110,000 to $140,000. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.


Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct psychiatric evaluations and assessments for children and adolescents to determine diagnoses and develop individualized treatment plans
  • Provide medication management, prescribing and monitoring psychotropic medications, adjusting dosages as needed, and monitoring treatment efficacy and side effects
  • Deliver evidence-based therapeutic interventions, including individual and group therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), and other appropriate modalities, based on patient needs
  • Collaborate with psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other healthcare professionals to provide integrated and coordinated care for young patients
  • Monitor treatment progress and modify treatment plans as necessary, ensuring ongoing communication with patients, families, and the treatment team
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date medical records, including progress notes, treatment plans, and other necessary documentation, adhering to regulatory and organizational guidelines
  • Participate in case conferences, team meetings, and professional development activities to enhance clinical knowledge, skills, and best practices in child and adolescent psychiatry
  • Educate patients, families, and caregivers about mental health conditions, treatment options, and strategies for promoting well-being and resilience
  • Stay updated on advancements in child and adolescent psychiatry through ongoing professional development and engagement in relevant research and literature
  • Adhere to ethical and legal standards, maintaining patient confidentiality and privacy throughout all interactions and communications


Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Physician Assistant Studies from an accredited program
  • Current and unrestricted Physician Assistant license in New York
  • Experience working with children/adolescents highly preferred
  • Previous psychiatric experience highly preferred
  • New grads welcome to apply!
  • Knowledge and understanding of child and adolescent psychiatric disorders, psychopharmacology, and evidence-based therapeutic interventions
  • Excellent clinical assessment and diagnostic skills, with the ability to formulate accurate diagnoses and treatment plans
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to establish rapport with young patients, families, and caregivers

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