Telepsychiatry/In-Person Consultation - Division of Geriatric Psychiatry - Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Rochester, NY


The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will work in a supportive and collaborative telepsychiatry practice primarily serving patients in long-term care facilities with behavioral and/or mental health needs. This model is consultative in nature and has proven success through a multi-level systems approach including one-on-one telepsychiatry, Project ECHO and a nurse engagement specialist. This individual will provide psychiatric consultation via video communication for residents of long-term care facilities across New York State. The individual that occupies this position must have strong interpersonal and organizational skills, be flexible in nature to meet the needs of the resident/facility, utilize a collaborative approach to patient care as well as a desire to contribute to an evolving program. Function autonomously while conducting psychiatric evaluations and making psychotropic medication recommendations, including opportunities to simplify medication regimes. Support transition of individuals from psychiatric centers to nursing homes. Collaborate with healthcare providers, social workers, and nurses while providing psychoeducation to bolster use of nonpharmacological interventions¿. One day per week will be on-site at The Highlands at Brighton, caring for patients on the specialized Neurobehavioral Unit, which includes weekly, synchronous dialogue with the interprofessional team. Qualifications: ANCC Board Certification and NYS Licensure as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. 3—5 years of geriatric experience preferred. The NP will also participate in the education of learners (students and new employees), using clinical learning experiences, knowledge sharing and skill training.


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.

How To Apply

Current University of Rochester employees need only submit a resume to 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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Pay Range

Pay Range: $45.16 - $67.74 Hourly

The referenced pay range represents the minimum and maximum compensation for this job. Individual annual salaries/hourly rates will be set within the job’s compensation range, and will be determined by considering factors including, but not limited to, market data, education, experience, qualifications, expertise of the individual, and internal equity considerations.

Location: Psychiatric Department
Full/Part Time:
Schedule: Full-time (40 hours)