Are you looking for a position where your professional talents will be valued and appreciated? Do you enjoy working with patients and assisting them with their mental health and behavioral care needs? If you are seeking an opportunity to utilize your skills and join a family-friendly and patient-focused environment where you will make a difference every day we want to hear from you today!
This position provides flexible hours and is a full time position working between 30 and 40 hours per week with weekends and holidays off. We offer a very robust benefit package.
Psychiatric nurses provide specialized care to individuals, groups and collateral with mental disorders. The psychiatric nurse will need to diagnose, start a treatment plan for the patient, maintain health records, and help find therapeutic ways for the patient to manage their mental illness. In addition, provide information to patients and collateral and help prepare patients for therapy.
He/she will also need to be able to understand patients' needs, be patient, have good communication skills, and be able to work well under pressure. Additionally, psychiatric nurses also need to be able to explain information and issues effectively to family, friends, when explaining mental illness-related issues.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Arc of Seneca Cayuga is EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled
Must be certified and registered as a nurse practitioner (NP) by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) in order to practice as an NP in New York. SED certification to practice Psychiatry preferred.