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Perinatal Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Part Time (Zucker Hillside Hospital)

Job Description

Nurse Practitioner performs a variety of functions and technical procedures necessary for the care of patients across the continuum. Utilizes the processes of assessment, diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and outcome evaluation.  Works within the scope of practice of a nurse practitioner.

General core privileges:

  • Obtains, documents and updates medical history. Identifies health risks and needs. Performs physical examinations and conducts preventive screening procedures based on age and history. Formulates a differential diagnosis and plan of care based on history, physical examination, and clinical findings.
  • Identifies needs of the individual, family, or community.
  • Orders and interprets diagnostic tests. Identifies, prescribes, and administers pharmacological therapies.
  • Determines effectiveness of the plan of care through documentation of patient care outcomes. Reassesses and modifies plan of care as necessary to achieve medical and health goals.
  • Participates in research process, administers investigational therapy, and applies evidence based practices.
  • Makes referrals to other health professionals and community agencies.
  • Admits/discharges to appropriate service.
  • Discusses advanced directives/end of life issues. Signs death certificates, as necessary.

Operational responsibilities:

  • Participates in team meetings and conferences to enhance an interdisciplinary approach to primary health care delivery.
  • Serves on departmental and multidisciplinary committees, which influence or determine policies affecting nursing practice.
  • Participates in and develops projects and unit-based quality improvement programs, as well as standards of care and practice.
  • Participates in approved medical and nursing research studies.
  • Maintains current level of knowledge relative to professional practice.
  • Maintains all required professional documentation, such as license, certifications, infection control, ACLS/BLS, DEA as well as system requirements.
  • Acts as resource to staff and implements educational programs.
  • *ADA Essential Functions


  • Master’s
    Degree in a Nurse Practitioner Program, required.
  • Current
    license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse AND a Nurse
    Practitioner New York State.
  • National
    Board Certification in specialty area, required. Certification to be
    obtained within ONE (1) year of hire. Board Certification is to match area
    of practice.
  • Has
    a collaborative practice agreement with designated protocols filed with
    NYS Department of Education OR collaborative relationship attestation as
    per the Nurse Practitioner Modernization Act 2015.
  • Previous
    experience relevant to the area of clinical practice, preferred.

Perinatal Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Part Time (Zucker Hillside Hospital)

New York
Part Time

Published on 10/11/2020