Fantastic Psychiatric APRN/NP Opportunities in NJ

  • East Orange, NJ
  • Posted: August 24, 2020
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Opportunities in New Jersey

Utilize advanced psychiatric nurse practitioner skills to evaluate and treat adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatric patients and their significant others in ambulatory and inpatient settings. Substance abuse experience preferred. Will work under full to partial supervision of a physician appointed to the medical staff. 

  • Perform medication assessments and prescribe psychopharmacologic treatments which may include antidepressants, antipsychotic, antihistamine, parasympatholytic, antiviral, central nervous system and analgesic medications in addition to mood stabilizing agents.
  • Perform history physical exams as indicated.
  • Evaluate and assess adolescent, adult and geriatric patients and their significant others.
  • Coordinate the planning and implementation of individualized treatment plans in collaboration with the Multidisciplinary Treatment Team/Attending Physician.
  • Provide individual, group, and family therapy for assigned patients and significant others.
  • Provide other direct patient care services in accordance with patient care needs and unit resources.
  • Provide education and training for staff and patients.
  • Participate in departmental and interdepartmental committees and meetings and maintain own professional competency by participating in ongoing clinical supervision.
  • Maintain timely and accurate documentation in accordance with hospital policy, JCAHO, state, and federal standards.
  • Perform other related duties as required.



  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
  • MSN with certification by an approved nursing organization and prescriptive authority.
  • Current licensure as an A.P.R.N. in the State of New Jersey.
  • At least two years of post graduate clinical experience in a psychiatric setting. Advanced knowledge of clinical psychiatric nursing practice including geriatric, adolescent and adult psychiatric assessment, individual, group, and family therapy, psychopharmacology, and discharge planning. Ability to make prudent clinical decisions.
  • Ability to work as a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written format.
  • Ability to teach patients, families, and staff.


East Orange General Hospital is backed by Prospect Medical Holdings (, a progressive hospital and medical practice management company that is advancing the model of regionally coordinated care in the Northeast.  We offer a competitive salary, along with excellent benefit package.


East Orange General Hospital has been a trusted heath resource for generations of families in the Newark area. Our acquisition by Prospect Medical Systems last year has brought with it millions dollars in capital to stabilize our finances, invest in new programs and technologies and leverage a wide array of health management techniques that improve both quality and efficiency.


Currently, Prospect owns 20 Hospitals and employs more than 11,000 physicians and surgeons across the Country.


If you are interested in learning more about our phenomenal opportunity, I welcome the opportunity to speak with you in confidence to provide more detail.


Natalie Hauzeur          

T: 203.568.2906


Job Information

East Orange General Hospital
Psychiatry - General Adult
Full Time - Days
Req #: 1323-309

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