Garnet Health

Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner

Job Locations US-NY-Middletown
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(8/17/2021 3:38 PM)
Physical Location
Garnet Health Doctors
Campus : Location
# of Openings
Employed Physician
Shift (1) : Shift Type
7 - Variable Start Time
Shift (1) : If Other, Shift Slot
Variable shifts


Garnet Health (formerly Greater Hudson Valley Health System,) is a New York State, not-for-profit corporation headquartered in Middletown, New York, approximately 60 miles north of New York City. Garnet Health is comprised of Garnet Health Medical Center, Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills, Garnet Health Doctors, Garnet Health Foundation and Garnet Health Foundation - Catskills.  Garnet Health is dedicated to developing specialty services, medical programs and needed healthcare services that allow residents to remain close to home to receive quality care.

Providing healthcare to nearly 450,000 residents in Orange, Sullivan and Ulster Counties, Garnet Health was designed to improve the quality, stability and efficiency of healthcare services in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region. Services provided by more than 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members, makes Garnet Health one of the largest healthcare providers in the tri-county area. The System’s three hospital campuses (Garnet Health Medical Center - Catskills (Harris and Callicoon, NY) and Garnet Health Medical Center (Middletown, NY) plus several outpatient facilities, offer a broad spectrum of care including:


This position reports to the Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry and works under a collaborative agreement with a psychiatrist.  The Nurse Practitioner will provide patient evaluation and treatment in inpatient and ambulatory settings, including consultation services; assume a leadership role with multidisciplinary treatment team members; oversee clinical care of patients assigned to team; ensure appropriate documentation of care; provide on call and weekend coverage as needed and when scheduled. Perform history and physical examinations as required.


Minimum Education:

Masters in Nursing

Post Masters Certificate – Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Minimum Experience:

Minimum of 1 year post-masters degree in a psychiatric setting with emphasis on care of patients with serious and persistent mental illness.

Required Certification/Registration:

NYS  Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner License – Psychiatry

Certification for Prescriptive Privileges (DEA)

ANCC Board Certification in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing within 120 days of hire


Physical Requirements:

Mobility required.

Occasional lifts, positions, restrains, pushes and/or transfers patients.

Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.

Working Conditions:

Works in behavioral health, medical/surgical and ambulatory areas. Primarily evening shift but hours may vary depending upon need.  Contact with patients and families.  Noise level is usually moderate.   Subject to exposure to blood borne pathogens, dust, fumes, odors, mists, gasses, biological, mechanical, electrical, chemical and other hazardous materials.  Expected to adhere to the Hospital’s Drug and Smoke Free work environment and to adhere to OSHA mandates and precautionary measures.


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