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Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry

Application Due
12/27/2017 11:59:59 PM
Highland Residential Center

629 North Chodikee Lake Road
Highland, NY 12528
Salary Grade/Range Grade: SG-24 Salary: $75,674 - $95,534
Duties Provide professional psychiatric nursing services appropriate to youth diagnosed with mental illness. Provide primary health care working in collaboration with licensed psychiatrists, assessing the physical and psychosocial status of youth by means of interview, health history, physical examination and diagnostic tests. Ensure patient safety through the appropriate prescription and management of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic interventions. Identify, measure, and monitor clinical and related behavioral outcomes to determine the effectiveness and appropriateness of the plan of care. Ensure that proper protocols are followed when obtaining informed consent for psychotropic medications. Participate in treatment team meetings. Additional duties will be discussed in detail during the interview.
Minimum Qualifications One year of permanent competitive service as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner or eligible for a 70.1 transfer.
Current Licensure as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in New York State.
Additional Info Candidate MUST have completed 3,500 hours of collaboration. Your resume MUST document how you have met the required 3,500 hours to order qualify for this position. **Additional compensation above the hiring rate may apply depending on geographic location of the position, shift assignment, recruitment difficulties and/or the candidate’s training and experience. Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at
Application Due 12/27/2017 11:59:59 PM
To Apply Qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter giving the Title, Location, and EOA Number (shown below) of the position being applied for to:

New York State Office of Children and Family Services

Bureau of Personnel, EOA # 17-335
North Building, Room 231
52 Washington St.
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Or send by email to:

Important: Please provide your email address and your work, home and cell phone numbers. In order to qualify you for the position when you have current or prior New York State employment, you may be contacted by OCFS Personnel for your social security number to confirm your employment history.

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Contact Information< Phone:  (518) 473-7936
Fax:      (518) 474-0017
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