Cortland Regional Medical Center is committed to providing local access to high value, integrated, patient-centered health. Located within seven scenic valleys that serve as the gateway to the beautiful Finger Lakes, CRMC serves an affordable, low crime community with excellent educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities.
The psychiatric nurse practitioner (NP) will provide general screening, medical care and examinations of patients for routine, acute and chronic psychiatric conditions. Perform detailed patient history and physical examinations, interpret laboratory and diagnostic tests, and interpret and correlate subjective and objective data. Implement therapeutic interventions for specific conditions as appropriate. Exercise judgment on conditions requiring consultation, referral, or evaluation by physician.
Performs medical and psychiatric history taking, utilizes appropriate diagnostic techniques and prepares a comprehensive psychiatric assessment report
Completes accurate and appropriate orders; develops treatment plans in conjunction with physician; documents all aspects of care according to standards
Recognizes and evaluates patients who require immediate attention of a physician, and when necessary, initiates emergency psychiatric treatments
Provides after hours psychiatry coverage at the hospital according to medical staff and department requirements
Provides necessary education, instruction, and counseling as indicated after assessing the needs of the patient and family
Performs history and physical examination on patients admitted to inpatient psychiatry unit
Participates in departmental and hospital wide quality improvement and patient safety projects as requested by Department Chair or designee
Performs psychiatric care of patients on the inpatient psychiatry unit as well as in Psychiatry Consultation Service
Participates in departmental and hospital wide committees when asked to do so by Department Chair or designee
Prepares and submits accurate professional bills in a timely manner
5+ year of related clinical experience
BSN / MSN
NY Nurse Practitioner (NP) license
Certification in specialty area of Psychiatry
DEA and Controlled Substance Registration
Superior interpersonal skills
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
Strong attention to detail
This is your chance to be a part of this growing and successful hospital. For more information: http://www.cortlandregional.org.
CORTLAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
For two years running, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have ranked Cortland Regional among the top 10 hospitals in New York State and the top 10 percent of hospitals nationally.
Cortland Regional Medical Center's goal is to be our patients' primary health center. From emergency room care to senior programs, from pediatrics to physical therapy, the doctors, nurses and healthcare specialists are working to provide Central New York with high-quality, compassionate care.
Cortland Regional Medical Center's campus serves a population of 75,000 people, with a 162-bed acute care facility and attached 80-bed residential care facility. The medical center is committed to providing local access to high value, integrated, patient-centered health care with specialty services ranging from Cancer Care to Cardiac Services, Physical Therapy to Emergency Care. As the only hospital in Cortland County, CRMC has been designated a sole community provider hospital. Cortland Regional Medical Center is licensed by the State of New York and accredited by the Joint Commission.
THE CORTLAND COMMUNITY
Seven scenic valleys serve as the gateway to the beautiful Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York. Cortland is a progressive area supported by warm and friendly people, a short 30 minute drive from Syracuse and Ithaca. The region features high quality of life with affordable, low crime communities and excellent educational, recreational and cultural resources.
Cortland offers two outstanding colleges, a church of your choice, recreational facilities, cultural activities, modern medical facilities, libraries, large retail stores and unique shops, restaurants and other necessities for a full and satisfying life.