About the Opportunity
Our client is a prominent Yonkers-based medical center that is seeking a highly skilled and compassionate Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) to join their Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team. The PMHNP will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive mental health services to individuals with severe mental illness in a community-based setting. As the ACT Team PMHNP, you will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to deliver holistic care, promote recovery, and improve the overall well-being of their clients.
The annual base salary range is $100,000 to $150,000. 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.
- Conduct thorough psychiatric assessments, including mental status examinations and medical histories, to accurately diagnose mental health disorders
- Formulate comprehensive treatment plans that address clients’ individual needs and goals, ensuring a person-centered and recovery-oriented approach
- Prescribe and manage psychotropic medications, considering clients’ clinical status, potential side effects, and medication interactions
- Monitor clients’ responses to medications, adjust dosages as necessary, and educate clients about their prescribed medications
- Provide evidence-based psychotherapy, counseling, and crisis interventions to clients, promoting symptom reduction and skill development
- Implement various therapeutic modalities, such as cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), and motivational interviewing
- Deliver services primarily in community settings, including clients’ homes, shelters, and other community locations, to enhance accessibility and client engagement
- Develop strong relationships with community resources, such as housing agencies, vocational programs, and substance use treatment centers, to support clients’ broader needs
- PMHNP License required
- New grads encouraged to apply!
- Strong diagnostic and assessment skills, along with expertise in psychopharmacology and psychotherapy modalities
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills for effective collaboration within a multidisciplinary team and engaging with clients and their families