• Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatric - CATCH

    Location US-NY-Brooklyn
    ID
    2017-3190
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    Psychiatry
    Hospital
    NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island
  • Overview

    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.

     

    Implementation of CATCH is a critical component of the Mayoral Healing NYC initiative – in which the New York City Health + Hospitals will become a system of excellence, delivering increased and effective opioid services.

    Addiction consultation services provided by CATCH teams are designed to address needs for addiction care expertise in service settings where traditionally it has been absent. There is a high number of patients being diagnosed with substance Use Disorder (SUD) across H+H (50K per year) and a very low number of these patients enrolling in addiction treatment (4K per year). 

     With an initial focus on inpatient services, CATCH teams enrolling in addiction services, CATCH teams will be a critical means for engaging patients identified with SUD, treating them, and providing a connection to ongoing care.

    Responsibilities

    In this role, you will collaborate with an integrative team of mental health clinicians to provide addiction treatment services – including:

      - Inpatient Care
      - Community Based Treatment
      - SUD Specialty Care
      - Buprenorphine in Primary Care
      - Post Discharge Care

    Qualifications

    • 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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