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Nurse Practitioner - Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Full Time


MAIN FUNCTION: The psychiatric/ mental health nurse practitioner assists in the care of children and adolescents suffering from mental illness, working with patients and their families and communities to assess mental health needs and provide personalized care as appropriate. Additional responsibilities include: Assessing levels of dysfunction, Helping patients regain or acknowledge effective coping mechanisms, Providing consultations for children and adolescents, Providing information on preventative measures, Performing counseling in an outpatient Child/Adolescent Behavioral Health setting.

QUALIFICATIONS: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Completion of an accredited program for psychiatric nurse practitioners including preceptorship with NYS certification. Registration and current RN license. CPR update. Sufficient previous experience as a nurse practitioner in a psychiatric setting. Ability to work collaboratively with physicians and other health care providers.

Please take a look at the links below to familiarize you with our community and health system. If you are interested in learning more about our opportunity please provide me with your CV, availability for an initial telephone conversation and the best number to reach you at.


www.oswegohealth.org Oswego Health web site

www.oswegony.org City of Oswego web site

www.oswego.org Oswego City School District web site

www.oswego.edu SUNY Oswego College web site

www.oswegoharborfest.com Annual Festival

www.visitoswegocounty.com Oswego County Tourism

http://www.iheartoswego.com/ Part of I Love NY I Love Oswego

http://www.co.oswego.ny.us/ Oswego County web site


Oswego Health is a regional health care system committed to providing the highest quality, comprehensive and compassionate health care to the residents of Oswego County. The system includes Oswego Hospital, a 164-bed community acute care hospital; The Manor, a 120-bed skilled nursing facility; and Springside at Seneca Hill, a retirement community for active seniors. Oswego Health also has urgent care centers in Fulton and Central Square. Oswego Healths physicians have some of the latest technology and resources at their fingertips enabling them to provide exceptional care, here are just a few examples:

-State-of-the-art 18 bay emergency department

-8 bed ICU, Maternity Center with private labor delivery rooms

-Efficient 7 suite ambulatory surgery center, robust

-Medical Imaging Department offering a 128 slice CT scanner, 1.5 Tesla - Open Bore MRI, Ultrasound, X-ray, Digital Mammography, Bone Densitometry, Fluoroscopy and Nuclear Medicine

-Urgent Care services include CT capabilities, ultrasound, fluoroscopy and x-ray

-Comprehensive rehabilitation services include PT,OT and ST in both the hospital and outpatient settings and include specialized services by licensed therapists