Henry Street Settlement

Job Title

Psychiatrist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

Program Overview: The Health and Wellness Cluster is a $10M division which provides a wide array of personalized behavioral health services to individuals coping with the challenges brought on by emotional problems and mental illness. A New Youth State certified Article 31 mental health facility and approved Article 28 primary health care facility, this division delivers outpatient mental health services, PROS, crisis services, HIV family mental health services, vocational rehabilitation, parent education, supportive employment, case management, screenings for entitlement benefits, health care navigator program and Senior Services. Services are provided by culturally competent staff who can communicate to our clients who need to communicate in Chinese and Spanish as well as English. These programs are designed to help individuals attain their fullest potential in an environment that values respect, dignity, caring and integrity.

Qualifications:

  • Board Certification in Psychiatry required
  • Must be New York State licensed Medical Doctor ( MD)
  • Excellent knowledge of Psychotropic medications
  • Excellent clinical knowledge
  • Excellent organizational and verbal and written communication skills
  • Bilingual preferred – Chinese (Mandarin) or Spanish/English
  • Must be interested in Community Mental Health
  • Certified to see Children

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Psychiatric Assessments for new patients
  • Attend Intake review meetings, incidents review meetings and QA meetings
  • Oversight of assigned clinic patients and their Psychotropic Medications.
  • Attend intake review meetings, incident review meetings and Quality Assurance (QA) meetings
  • Evaluate all referred patients for psychotropic medication and prescribe
  • Evaluate crises for hospitalization
  • Prepare referral letter to designated hospital if hospitalization is required
  • Meet with Director and co-director around treatment issues and treatment protocols
  • Review and sign Treatment plans
  • Other related duties as assigned

Salary Information

Department: Primary & Behavioral Health
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Part time with potential to become full time
Salary: Commensurate with experience

To Apply

email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “PNP/Psychiatrist ” AND the website where the position was found.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.


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