Nurse Practitioner (Family Health and Psychiatry)

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Provide primary health care to youth in collaboration with a licensed physician. Assess the physical and psychosocial status of youth by means of interview, health history, physical examination, and diagnostic tests. Prescribe drugs, devices, and immunizing agents. Perform employee health examinations in accordance with the practice agreement and practice protocols. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.

Minimum Qualifications

Specialty area must coincide with the scope of practice performed by an incumbent; this denotes the appropriate parenthetic.

Applications are continuously accepted for this title regardless of whether a current vacancy exists. If you do not see vacancies in locations you would prefer, please use form OCFS-4980 to fill in the locations where you would accept being appointed should a vacancy occur, and submit that form with your application.

Candidates must complete a New York State Examination Application (NYS-APP) for scoring and submit completed applications to the Bureau of Personnel via email to or mail to:

Attention: Bureau of Personnel/Recruitment Unit
52 Washington Street Room 231N
Rensselaer, NY 12144


Background Investigation/Justice Center Review

Prospective appointees will be