University of Rochester Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant - 228623 in Rochester, New York
Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP) - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant Job ID 228623Location Psychiatric Department Full/Part Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Schedule
Full Time positions available Monday through Friday Day/Evening Shifts. Occasional Weekends. No on-call responsibilities.Responsibilities
The Psychiatric APP will work in the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program and will provide psychiatric evaluations and assessments, interventions and disposition planning for patients who present to the emergency room with urgent psychiatric mental health needs. The Psychiatric APP will have accessibility to psychiatrist consultation within a dynamic multidisciplinary team. Strong interpersonal skills, good organizational skills, and flexibility a must. The NP/PA will also participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training. Qualifications: NYS Licensure as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistant and ANCC Board Certification (certification required by end of first year of employment). At least one year of experience as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Physician Assistant in an acute clinical setting preferred.Qualifications
Requires a Master's Degree in Nursing or related field and an active New York State license in good standing. Applicants will have 5 years experience as an RN with one to three years of leadership experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The Nurse Practitioner influences the quality and delivery of care in various roles including consultant, researcher, mentor, and practitioner. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.
Completion of an AMA approved Physician Assistant program, licensure in good standing, and certified as a Registered Physician Assistant. Demonstrated clinical competence, superior verbal and written communication skills, interpersonal effectiveness and customer relation skills, computer competence and must have an active desire to learn. This role may be unit, program, or service based and is involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.How To Apply
Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to NursingRecruitment@urmc.rochester.edu. All other interested applicants should apply online or submit a resume to Nursing Recruitment, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 619-19, Rochester, NY 14642, or fax resume to 585.756.5882.
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