Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric - CATCH

Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Regular Full-Time
NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island


In partnership with NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island our teams accommodate more than 250,000 outpatient visits, more than 89,000 emergency room visits, and with 371 beds, more than 15,000 inpatient admissions annually. The hospital maintains a strong academic affiliation with SUNY Downstate Medical Center and New York College of Osteopathic Medicine in order to maintain its high standards of healthcare delivery.


  • Identifies and discriminates between physical and psychological signs and symptoms relating to the health status of individuals and families through health and development history taking and physical diagnosis consistent with establishing nursing practice.
  • Consistent with established nursing practice, differentiates between normal and abnormal findings in the screening process to detect changes in the health status that require the Physician’s intervention.
  • Evaluates and interprets patient data in order to plan and implement appropriate nursing intervention.
  • Consults with the Physician for evaluation of findings of the health screening in order to make prospective decisions about treatment.
  • Manages the care of selected patients within protocols mutually agreed upon by nursing and medical personnel.
  • Records and maintains a system of patient progress notes to plan program management and therapy appropriate to patient’s needs.
  • Collaborates with other members of the interdisciplinary team in order to determine, evaluate and attain health goals.
  • Determines possible alternative settings for providing health care (e.g., home or institution) and initiates referrals.
  • Conducts and participates in community clinics for case-finding.
  • Provides to patients and families information relating to the application of health status, treatment and progress. Counsels and guides patients and families in order to develop favorable attitudes toward health care and maintenance, and to encourage practices that promote health and well-being and reduce anxiety, stress and disability.
  • Provides teaching, guidance and direction to nursing personnel in rendering health care and assists in directing and coordinating nursing activities.


  • A valid New York State license and current registration to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse
  • Current certification as a Nurse Practitioner issued by the New York State Department of Education
  • A current registration certificate issued by the State Education Department to practice as an Nurse Practitioner Certification by the national certifying organization such as the ANCC or equivalent is preferred and required within 12 months of employment
  • One year satisfactory experience as a licensed Nurse Practitioner providing direct services to adult psychiatric patients
  • One year experience preferred
  • Buprenorphine certified or willingness to become certified
  • Evidence of experience in clinical, educational, research or administrative role in the area of additional disorders and chemical dependencies
  • Is qualified b experience and demonstrated competency as determined by the governing authority






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