Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc. - Schenectady, NY

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The Northeast Parent & Child Society’s Child Guidance Center, a nationally accredited mental health outpatient treatment program seeks a full-time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to examine patients having mental disorders or substance abuse problems and provide therapeutic care suited for the patients. The main role of mental health nurse practitioners is diagnosing the mental disorder of the patient; however, they are also given license to recommend medicines and provide patient care.

The Child Guidance Center offers children and families help in managing their emotional well-being and assistance in resolving issues that may cause impaired emotional and behavioral functioning and psychiatric difficulties.

Skills/Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in psychiatric nursing (BSN); and Master's in nursing or related health care field; current New York licensure with prescriptive authority; and experience in mental health setting, with demonstrated ability to relate effectively with people of varied backgrounds. Past experience in Child and Adolescent Mental Health care required.

Northeast Parent & Child Society offers competitive salary and great benefits.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

We encourage applications from historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience working with diverse populations; women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

NPCS is committed to the professional growth of its staff through on-going training and staff development. This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to become a part of a dynamic, diverse, friendly and passionate team.

Northeast Parent and Child Society, Inc., as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of gender, race or ethnicity, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, military or marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics or prior arrest or conviction record or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws .

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