Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric

for University of Rochester in Rochester, NY

Job Description

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Full Time 40 hours Grade 055 University Health Service

Schedule

8 AM-5 PM

Responsibilities

**General Purpose**

To provide standard, usual and customary activities appropriate in the diagnosis and treatment of members of the University of Rochester community needing psychiatric services.

**Specific Responsibilities**

Under general discretion and with some latitude for independent judgment:

* Obtain and document a comprehensive health history focusing on the client's presenting chief complaint or health care needs.
* Provide pharmacologic management.
* Appropriately order and interpret diagnostic studies.
* Utilize clinical decision making to arrive at an appropriate differential diagnosis.
* Identify a treatment plan to further diagnose and/or treat the client's condition.
* Provide plans for appropriate follow-up to evaluate response to interventions.
* Coordinate a comprehensive plan of care.
* Complete appropriate medical record documentation of care, dispensing medications within New York State guidelines.
* Participate in educational programs for staff and trainees as needed.
* Participate in performance improvement of practice and service, including performance improvement teams, quality assurance, incident review and peer review activities.
* Participate in continuing accreditation readiness activities.
* Perform other duties as assigned.

**Qualifications**

Current New York State Registered Nurse license and Nurse Practitioner in Psychiatry license required, as well as, Board Certification as Psychiatric NP required or eligible. Two years of post-degree experience primarily in an ethnically diverse college-aged population preferred.

*EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled*

*Job Title:* Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric

*Location:* Central Administration

*Job ID:* 187429

*Regular/Temporary:* Regular

*Full/Part Time:* Full-Time

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