Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
Open Until Filled
Job Code: 29-1171 Salary Range: $92,414.40-$162,968.00
Exempt: Yes Status: Full-time, Permanent (preferred – will consider part-time or contractual if necessary.)
Department: Mental Health Location: Health Services
Reports To: Mental Health Director
SUMMARY: Under the direction of the Mental Health Director, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for assessing, diagnosing, examining and treating clients with behavioral health disorders as part of the Behavioral Healthcare team. When indicated may prescribe medication and teach clients and their families about the client’s diagnoses and medication. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will work with the Behavioral health team in developing, monitoring, and ensuring treatment for clients who have behavioral health issues within the guidelines of the Saint Regis Mohawk Health Services and Tribe and New York State Office of Mental Health by performing the following duties:
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
- Exhibit a friendly and courteous manner when dealing with client, employees and fellow associates.
- Provide assessment and diagnosis of clients with behavioral health issues by analyzing and
interpreting client’s histories, symptoms, physical findings, or diagnostic information to develop appropriate diagnoses.
- Consult with psychiatrist and behavioral health staff regarding assessment and treatment plan, attend treatment team meetings and case consultations as required.
- Provide medication management and treatment of behavioral health issues, provide education and counseling regarding drug regimens and possible side effects or interactions with other substances.
- Provide crisis intervention for behavioral health issues when needed.
- Assess and treat clients who have co-occurring disorders, work with behavioral health staff in both outpatient and inpatient settings.
- Detect and respond to adverse drug reactions.
- Analyze physical health findings, other data, and laboratory work to inform diagnosis or treatment.
- Collaborate with other health care professionals to plan or provide treatment.
- Maintain client’s electronic health record in RPMS and EHR according to NYSOMH standards of care.
- Other related duties as assigned.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: There are no supervisor requirements for this position,
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Due to the sensitive nature of personal health information and within the guidelines of HPPA, must maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must be a Nurse Practitioner eligible or holding licensure in NYS with a specialty in Psychiatry. Experience working in in inpatient or outpatient behavioral health setting preferred.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES: Strong oral and written communication skills required. Must have computer skills including word and preferred experience documenting in electronic health record. Computer testing in the applicable skills may be a requirement during the interview process.
REASONING ABILITY: Maturity and ability to handle delicate role issues and to respond to crisis.
Must be at least 21 years of age, have and maintain a valid driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract in accordance with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s Fleet Policy. (Add only if required)
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job related factor.
The successful candidate must pass a test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.
The successful candidate must pass a criminal background check prior to employment within the guidelines of the NYS Justice Center.
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe has adopted a “Tribal Employee Vaccination Policy” that requires all
employees to be “Fully Vaccinated” against the Coronavirus. Applicants are not required to disclose their vaccination status at the time of application; however, they must do so upon becoming the successful candidate. The successful applicant must submit their proof of vaccination status, apply for a Medical Exemption or begin the vaccination process. If the successful applicant is not vaccinated, they will be required to receive their first vaccine dose prior to starting employment and must receive their second dose, if applicable, within 30 days of employment.
Applicants must submit letter of interest, resume, and supporting documents (certificates, degrees, licenses). Applicants that are eligible for native preference must include Tribal Identification Card, Status Card or letter to be eligible for Native Preference. All submissions can be emailed to email@example.com or by mail to Human Resources, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, 71 Margaret Terrance Memorial Way, Akwesasne, NY 13655. Due to our network security, we are unable to open hyperlinks. Applicants will need to attach their documents as a PDF or WORD files if emailing. Applicants must clearly outline that they meet the qualification requirements on their resume.
NATIVE PREFERENCE POLICY
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe strives to be an equal opportunity employer dedicated to the policy of nondiscrimination based on race, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, physical disability, veteran status or any other non-job-related factor. Among qualified applicants, the SRMT will give preference to the qualified native applicant.
DRUG TESTING POLICY
All positions require the successful candidate to pass a drug test for illegal substances prior to employment being confirmed.
Some positions require candidate(s) to successfully pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment, used solely for employment related purposes. Depending on the position there maybe multiple background checks.
A list of qualified candidates is created from interviews that may be used for Emergency Hire individuals to similar positions within the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe for a period of six months.
Testing in the applicable skills may be required as part of the interview process.
EMPLOYEE COVID VACCINATION POLICY
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Health Services has adopted a “Vaccination Policy” that requires ONLY Health Service employees to be “Fully Vaccinated” against the Coronavirus. The Vaccine requirement DOES NOT apply to positions that are not Health Services employees. Health Service Applicants are not required to disclose their vaccination status at the time of application; however, they must do so upon becoming the successful candidate. The successful applicant must submit their proof of vaccination status or they may submit a Medical Exemption form upon being notified that they are the successful candidate. At that point, the policy will apply to them as though they were already employed.