Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner $10,000.00 Sign on Bonus

5030 Broadway, New York, NY 10034, USA Req #3004
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Make a bigger difference

At The Jewish Board, we don’t just make a difference – we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that’s been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you’ll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you’re interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We’re committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
  • Generous vacation time and 15 paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  • You’ll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:

The Harlem ACT program provides an integrated set of evidenced based treatment, rehabilitation, case-management and support services to individuals residing in the community who are diagnosed with severe mental illness and whose needs have not been well met by more traditional service delivery approaches.
  Through a mobile, multi-disciplinary team of staff, recipients are supported in their recovery through an individualized, person-centered model of care.

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide treatment and support services to adults living in the community. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing psychiatric services which includes the following: provision of a full behavioral health (including health) assessment; diagnosis; treatment recommendations; treatment planning; clinical treatment; and follow up planning. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner participates in shared decision making with the client and multi-disciplinary team. S/he provides services to adults in their homes and communities and collaborates closely with other service providers and systems with which the client interacts. The role will require some evening availability and rotating on-call coverage. The Harlem ACT Team Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner under the supervision of the psychiatrist and in conjunction with the Director/Team leader, has clinical responsibility for monitoring recipient treatment and staff delivery of clinical services.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide health/behavioral health assessment (including differential diagnoses, prognosis), treatment recommendations and treatment planning for clients across program types. 
  • Provide psychiatric assessment, clarification of clinical diagnosis, recommend treatment options and provide client education on mental health issues and strategies for recovery and review patient’s progress and recommend discharge and aftercare planning.
  • Clinical responsibility for monitoring recipient treatment and staff delivery of clinical services
  • Provides psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment; education and training of the team; and development, maintenance, and supervision of medication administration and psychiatric and medical treatment and procedures.
  • Prescribe psychotropic medication as appropriate for client care.
  • Attend mandatory ACT trainings offered by the ACT Institute.
  • Provide medication management for child/youth
  • Provide counseling, brief therapy, psychoeducation about health/behavioral health and other care for youth and families as planned by the multi-disciplinary treatment team and to support the multi-disciplinary treatment plan of the youth and families. 
  • Attend daily team meetings and weekly one-on-one supervision.
  • Monitor, evaluate and record child/youth progress with respect to care plan goals;
  • Provide on-call after hour crisis intervention services when needed to child/youth and families, and their support network
  • Attend and participate in team meetings and supervisory sessions;
  • Participate in case reviews and contribute to treatment planning goal setting.
  • Provide consultations to non-medical staff on complex cases
  • Participate in both the development and implementation of a person centered care plan that includes formal and informal supports Communicate with health care providers outside of the agency and interpretation of health results for client care planning.
  • Monitor client progress; recommend discharge and aftercare planning.
  • Engage child/youth and family as active partners in developing, reviewing, and modifying a course of care that supports the child/youth’s progress towards identified goals where appropriate
  • Assess risk, develop safety plans and provide crisis intervention services
  • Monitor, evaluate and record participant progress with respect to care plan goals;
  • Provide on-call after hour crisis intervention services when needed to participants and their support network, including respite referrals and other diversion and stabilization services;
  • Attend and participate in team meetings and supervisory sessions;
  • As the Youth ACT team requires 24/7 coverage by direct phone, the NPP will provide a portion of this coverage in rotation with other team members.
  • The PNP must complete an initial assessment visit in the community and visits in the community at least 80% of the time, including the required quarterly visits thereafter.  If the recipient will not come to meet the psychiatrist and/or the PNP at the ACT office, the psychiatrist and/or PNP must provide at least monthly services or as clinically indicated for that individual in the community.
  • The NPP works in collaboration with the psychiatrist and nurse to ensure full psychiatric and medical assessment and treatment, education and training of the team and maintenance/supervision of medication administration. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned;


Jewish Board is currently looking for talented Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners of all cultures, religions, races, and gender expressions with the following qualifications:

  • A Nurse Practitioner degree with specialized training or experience in Psychiatry. A current license to practice as a nurse practitioner in the State of New York.
  • A current DEA registration for the prescribing of controlled substances. ANCC certification or pending application is required. NYS OPRA (Ordering/Prescribing/Referring/Attending) status approved or application pending required and a Health Commerce Account in place by the onset of employment.  The former is needed to prescribe to clients with Medicaid, the latter is needed to adhere to NYS I-STOP law.
  • Fluency in Spanish preferred
  • MUST hold a degree in Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and be Board Eligible.
  • Training/and experience with child and adolescent psychiatry is preferred.
  • Must be able to work as a team member with complex cases
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, ability to learn electronic health records and other software as required

If you join us, you’ll have these great benefits:

  • Generous paid time off in addition to 15 agency holidays and 15 sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program 
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion working groups that are available for you to join, including Confronting Structural Racism (COR), Coalition Against Anti-Semitism (CAAS), and the LGBTQ Steering Committee

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

 We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details

  • Job Family Clinical Staff [300s]
  • Job Function Medical Professionals
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 8833 - Hospital - Professional Employees
  • Min Hiring Rate $150,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $150,000.00
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Master’s Degree
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  • 5030 Broadway, New York, NY 10034, USA