Location: Valhalla, New York
Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
We are seeking a well-trained Nurse Practitioner to join the Department of Psychiatry of Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) in the Department's inpatient psychiatry division at WMCHealth's Behavioral Health Center in Valhalla, New York. The ideal candidate will have a track record of clinical accomplishments in the treatment of patients with serious mental illness, and will provide services to adults, including triage, diagnostic evaluations, follow-up care, prescribing, and individual counseling and group treatment as part of a multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities also include reviewing patients' medication records to determine the appropriateness of the existing medication regimen.This is an employed position through WMC Advanced Physician Services, which is a subsidiary professional corporation of WMCHealth. Benefits are comprehensive and include (minimum work hours apply):
- Paid vacation time, CME, and malpractice insurance.
- An academic appointment to New York Medical College, if appropriate.
- Collaboration with and support of an integrated team of Behavioral Health professionals.
Qualifications / Requirements:
Applicants must have a Master's degree in Nursing, Nurse Practitioner certification in Psychiatry, and a valid New York State license as a Nurse Practitioner.
WMCHealth has been a leading provider of comprehensive behavioral health services for the Hudson Valley for more than 90 years. We offer a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community, and emergency care for individuals and families. World-renowned medical services provided by Westchester Medical Center, Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital, and Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley (HAHV), combined with strong clinical leadership from the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, keep WMCHealth at the forefront of meeting the needs of those affected by mental illness and substance abuse. For more information, visitwww.WMCHealth.org.The WMCHealth Behavioral Health Center (BHC) is a freestanding facility operating a 97-bed inpatient psychiatric program for children, adolescents and adults as well as comprehensive outpatient mental health services. In addition to receiving patients directly from WMC's Emergency Medical Services Department, BHC is also a major transfer center for patients requiring psychiatric hospitalization from across the Lower Hudson Valley.WMC Advanced Physician Services PC (APS) employs doctors and mid-level clinicians working in WMCHealth's hospital-based and community-based clinical programs including at Mid-Hudson Regional.
WMCHealth is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla, New York, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region's only acute care children's hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.Westchester County features a diversity of urban, suburban and rural areas. The County links the New York City metropolitan to the Lower Hudson Valley, a region surrounded by beautiful mountains and offering an abundance of outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike. Designated as a National Heritage Area, the valley is steeped in history, natural beauty, culture and a burgeoning food and farmer's market scene. The Hudson Valley also boasts excellent public and private schools with a vibrant higher education culture, as the home to several notable institutions such as Vassar College, Marist College, SUNY New Paltz, Bard College and the Culinary Institute of America, among others.
For more information about this opportunity, contact Jasmine Campos, Advanced Clinical Recruiter for WMCHealth at (914) 493-3774 or by email at jasmine.campos@WMCHealth.org
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