Coordinates and supports behavioral telehealth care. Performs psychosocial assessment and care management.
Receives and responds to behavioral telehealth consult requests.
Obtains patient information from referring healthcare team and available medical records.
Coordinates with referring healthcare team to setup appointment, space, and telecommunication technology.
Conducts initial psychosocial assessment through telehealth interview with patient, family and/or significant others to determine patient condition/needs.
Reports on patient to attending Psychiatrist for psychiatric evaluation.
Receives behavioral care plan from attending Psychiatrist to coordinate treatment.
Coordinates necessary resources to move patient along continuum in a timely manner and performs administrative aspects of care management.
Contributes to healthcare team's, patient's and family's understanding of social and emotional elements of patient's life related to diagnose and treatment.
Identifies and effectively utilizes community resources to help meet patient needs.
Monitors patient's progress and intervenes, as necessary, to ensure care provided is patient focused, high quality, efficient, and cost effective.
Completes documentation in accordance with policies and procedures of the organization, State and Federal regulations
Performs related duties, as required.
Bachelor's Degree in Nursing, required. Master's Degree in Nurse Practitioner Program, preferred.Current license to practice as a Registered Professional Nurse in New York State, required.
Prior experience in one of the following areas: outreach, screening, supportive counseling, or case management, required.
Working knowledge of computer applications (i.e. Microsoft, Electronic Medical Record, etc.), required.
Ability to communicate well and effectively interact with team members and patients. Sensitive to cultural diversity and low literacy issues in care provision.
Northern Westchester Hospital