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    Summary

    The Nurse Practitioner (Psych) position is located in the Behavioral Health Care Line (May be required to work at both locations, Canandaigua VA Medical Center and/or Rochester Based Outpatient Clinic)

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    Responsibilities

    Duties include but are not limited to:

    • Performs and documents psychiatric diagnostic evaluations and follow up medication management appointments.
    • Performs and documents suicide risk assessments and completes suicide safety plans.
    • Develops treatment plans for mental health and substance use disorders.
    • Initiates health promotion and disease prevention activities including health education and counseling and the use of prescribed treatments.
    • Orders diagnostics studies, such as laboratory tests, radiological exams, EKGs, etc. pertinent to the treatment of psychiatric disorders
    • Initiates requests for consults, prosthetics, and non-medical treatments for the treatment of psychiatric disorders.
    • Prescribes psychiatric medications and monitors them appropriately
    • Conducts individual psychotherapy.
    • Admits patients to .Mental Health Residential Rehab Program (MHRRTP) and provides psychiatric consultation during their admission.
    • Participates in clinical research.
    • Preceptor for Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant students.
    • Other duties, as assigned.
    Work Schedule: Permanent, Full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM. Weekends as needed. Will be discussed further in the interview process.
    Financial Discloser Report: Not required.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    None

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/491206400. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.