Job ID: 290100127  |  Last Updated: 8/19/2022

Practice as a Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner in Award-Winning Saratoga Springs, New York

Saratoga Hospital
Saratoga Springs, NY
Applicant Contact
Denise Romand
Medical Staff Recruiter/Practice Liaison
(518) 583-8465

Job Description

Practice as a Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner in Award-Winning Saratoga Springs, New York
Join Saratoga Hospital Medical Group Behavioral Health.

As a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with our group, you will provide psychiatric services within a primary care setting. As a member of our multidisciplinary team, work in close collaboration with Primary Care Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers, Behavioral Health Clinicians, Care Managers, and other clinical / administrative support staff.

Under medical direction of a collaborating physician, you will perform mental health assessments, manage the psychiatric care of patients, and provide health education to patients and their families, as well as other members of the clinical team.

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner serves as a liaison between the Saratoga Hospital Medical Group (SHMG) Primary Care network and the Saratoga Hospital Behavioral Health Service Line.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
Assessment: Functions independently to perform age-appropriate mental health assessments to patients with a psychiatric diagnosis. Provides assessments, crisis response, medication management, direct mental health services, and medical record documentation, as required.

Psychiatric Care Management: Formulates an initial diagnosis and treatment plan for individuals with common mental health problems. Monitors the effectiveness of interventions. Provides support, psychotherapy and supportive counseling for clients in regard to psychosocial, environmental, and physical well-being. Facilitates the patient's transition within and between health care settings. Facilitates staff, patient and family decision-making by providing educational tools.

Communication and Collaboration: Demonstrates appropriate and thorough communication with all disciplines in order to facilitate/support positive patient outcomes. Collaborates with multidisciplinary team members by making appropriate referrals, providing consultation on individual patients, and at time educating staff on behavioral health topics.

Leadership: Applies leadership skills as clinical role model, leading clinical skill development, fostering critical thinking skills, promoting safe practice and acting as a liaison/consult as needed.
Committees/Participation: Actively participates and promotes professional practice by participating in applicable committees. Continues education through workshops, conferences, in-services and self-study.
Personal Evaluation: Consistently evaluates performance through self-evaluation and seeks feedback from all disciplines, recognizes when changes in practice need to be fostered to ultimately improve patient outcomes.

Minimum Qualifications: Currently licensed as Nurse Practitioner in the State of New York. Minimum of two years' experience in Psychiatric or Mental Health Center setting.

Saratoga Hospital
For the second year in a row, Saratoga Hospital has been named one of The Worlds Best Hospitals by Newsweeka distinction earned by just 11 hospitals in the state. Saratoga Hospital is by far the smallest New York facility to earn the designation.

Saratoga Hospital is a 171-bed independent, locally governed, thriving community hospital and a leading healthcare provider in the region. We have enjoyed continuous growth for more than a decade, along with a reputation for high-quality, personalized, compassionate care. Since September 2004, Saratoga Hospital has maintained Magnet recognition for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Centerthe highest honor an organization can receive for professional nursing practice.

The Albany Med Health System

Saratoga Hospital is an affiliate of the Albany Med Health System. This partnership has added access to services typically not offered by community hospitals, as well as a seamless connection to the Capital Regions only academic medical center and the highly specialized medical care it can provide. Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner students from local programs rotate through some of our practices, giving our members teaching opportunities.

The compensation and benefit package is competitive and includes: Health and Prescription Plan; Dental and Vision Insurances; 403(b) Retirement Plan; (For full time: Company Paid Life Insurance & Accidental Death and Dismemberment; LTD); Flexible Spending Account(s) including Medical Reimbursement and Dependent Care Account; Paid Time Off, professional dues; professional liability coverage, $200 annual YMCA discount, a number of supplemental insurances, services, discount programs and more!

Saratoga Springs is a great place to live and work, where you will feel a sense of community.
Located a half hour from Albany, New York States Capital City,
Three hours from New York City, Montreal and Boston right on the edge of New England,
Saratoga County offers family-oriented communities and excellent schools both public and private.
Saratoga Springs and surrounding towns and villages are experiencing growth and revitalization evidenced by new homes, upscale apartments, shops, eateries, and businesses.
TravelMag named Saratoga Springs, NY, one of the Most Charming Small Cities in the USA, 2021.
Known for world-class entertainment, and abundant year-round recreational and athletic opportunities,
Famous venues include: Saratoga Race Course featuring world-class thoroughbred racing, Saratoga Performing Arts Center hosting a multitude of pop and cultural events each summer, the beautiful Saratoga Spa State Park, and Saratoga National Historic Park, where the Battles of Saratoga in 1777 changed the face of history!
Outdoor enthusiasts will love the natural beauty of the Adirondacks, nearby Berkshires and Green Mountains, Saratoga Lake, Lake George, other waterways, and more!

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Send CV: Denise Romand, CPRP, Medical Staff Recruiter/Liaison, Saratoga Hospital e: p: 518.583.8465 w: SaratogaHospital.

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