Minimum Qualifications: NYS licensed/registered NP or PA required. Master's Degree as a Nurse Practitioner or as a Physician Assistant and current National Certification consistent to the clinical practice also required. Current CPR Certification required. Pediatric Experience Preferred, Prior Child Mental Health/Behavioral Health Experience Strongly Preferred.
Job Standard / Operational Needs: Serves as a full time Advanced Practice Provider (NP/PA) to provide mental/behavioral health services in primary care setting, inclusive of medication management. Responsibilities include providing expert level clinical care and coordination of care via a full range of services that will improve the efficiency and quality of patient care delivered. Specifically, candidate will provide and conduct thorough and comprehensive initial and follow up assessments/evaluations, manage triaged phone calls, review and order appropriate laboratory and diagnostic studies, and arrange for referrals and consultations. Successful candidate to maintain outstanding relationships with all members of the health care team.
About State University of New York Upstate Medical University
SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, is the only academic medical center in Central New York. It is also the region's largest employer with 9,460 employees. Affiliated with the State University of New York, Upstate's mission is to improve the health of the community through education, biomedical research and health care. Upstate Medical University's educational mission is anchored by i...ts four colleges?Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Graduate Studies (biomedical sciences). Since 2006, student enrollment has grown by 30% as Upstate responds to the needs of the region. As a biomedical research enterprise, Upstate focuses on the most prevalent human diseases, including cancer, diabetes, heart disease, nervous system disorders, vision, and infectious diseases. The quest for treatments and cures is built upon expertise in structural, molecular and systems biology. Upstate also offers many clinical trials for patients. The Upstate University Health System serves 1.8 million people, often the most seriously ill and injured, and includes Upstate University Hospital; Upstate University Hospital at Community Campus; Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and numerous satellite sites.
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