Job Information

Organization: CP Rochester

Posting Start: 05/24/2024

Location: Rochester, NY

Job Title: Registered Nurse - Outpatient Psych Clinic **$2000 Signing Bonus**

Posting End: 07/10/2024

A Brief Job Description:

Job Title:   Registered Nurse – Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic

Location:   CP Rochester – Winton Road Facility

Annual Salary commensurate with experience: $63,000 - $75,000

**This position is eligible for a $2000 signing bonus!! This bonus is earned and payable as follows: 25% ($500) in the pay period following the 3-month anniversary of your employment; 25% ($500) in the pay period following the 6-month anniversary of your employment; and 50% ($1000) in the pay period following the one-year anniversary of your employment.**

Employment: This is a full-time 40 hour/week position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday during business hours. Evening work may be required as job duties demand.


  1. Must be licensed and currently registered as a Registered Nurse by the New York State Department of Education.  Specialized training and one year of experience in psychiatry and/or treating the developmentally disabled desirable.
  2. Must have a clean valid NYS Driver’s License.
  3. Bachelor's degree required (for Behavioral Intake)
  4. Must complete additional training and/or in-service sessions to maintain professional license in good standing.
  5. Must be willing and able to become certified to teach First Aid and CPR.
  6. Demonstrated ability to problem-solve and prioritize in medical/health/safety situations.
  7. Demonstrated ability to exercise prudent judgment specifically with regards to medical/health/safety issues.
  8. Demonstrated effective oral and written communication.
  9. Demonstrated effective listening skills.
  10. Demonstrated ability to organize/prioritize work and work independently.

Job Summary:

In this position, you will support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities by ensuring all individual medical and health needs are addressed promptly under the clinical direction of the Nurse Manager, focusing on fulfilling the CP Rochester Mission, Vision, and Values, and providing services that meet or exceed the goals of the individual, department, and the agency. You will also be serving as a liaison between CP Rochester and external services providers.

Essential Functions:

  1. Imparts agency philosophy of “Equal Opportunity, Independence and Realization of Individual Potential” to children, families, program staff and community resources.
  2. Maintains confidentially of information relating to individuals and their families in accordance with agency policy.
  3. Provides primary support to the psychiatry clinic, assisting healthcare professionals [HCP] (psychiatrist/psychiatric nurse practitioner), to include HCP support during psychiatry clinic delivery of treatment.
  4. Schedules psychiatry appointments for Psychiatrist and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
  5. Check NYS Prescription Monitoring Program Registry on behalf of HCP
  6. Serve as ongoing liaison between patients, caregivers and HCP for patient care (including but not limited to: communicating patient concerns to the HCP, management of the psychiatry patient phone line, communication of need for emergency script coverage).
  7. Communicates all appropriate information to Psychiatrist, Psychiatric NP, Nurse Manager, service providers, families and Individuals.
  8. Ensures that accurate weights and vital statistics are obtained for each Individual and documented. Performs AIMS screening as needed.
  9. Inputs lab results for the HCP into EMR and Clozapine REMS system.
  10. Secures documentation of all appointments and sends the After-Visit Summary.
  11. Implements treatment plan and regimens as prescribed by the physician or health care provider.
  12. Provide nursing care under the direction of a Nurse Manager, NP, or physician.
  13. Documents as defined by agency, regulatory bodies, and professional standards of care.
  14. Keeps Program Administrators aware of related nursing activities and outcomes related to nursing team.
  15. Achieves program goals by performing additional duties as required.
  16. Participates in conferences, workshops and in-service training as needed or recommended to enhance job skills and personal growth and development.
  17. Adheres to agency’s policies and procedures as well as department guidelines.

Competency Requirements

  1. Ethical conduct.
  2. Leadership and Supervision Skills.
  3. Problem Solving/Analysis.
  4. Communication proficiency.
  5. Stress Management/Composure.
  6. Discretion.
  7. Client focus.
  8. Time Management.

Supervisory Responsibility:  None

Other Duties:  This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Work Environment:  This job operates in a professional office and clinic settings. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demand:  Physical requirements may include:  sitting, standing, walking, lifting up to 50 pounds.

Travel:  is primarily local during the business day, but employee may be expected to work at any of our partner agencies.  Some out-of-the-area and overnight travel may be expected.


Comprehensive benefit plan including but not limited to:

  1. Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
  2. 17 Days Paid Time Off (PTO)
  3. Paid Sick Time
  4. 8 Paid Holidays
  5. Matching 403B Retirement Plan
  6. Additional Insurance Offerings - Specified Disease Insurance w/ Cancer Rider, Accident Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  7. Employer Paid Health Reimbursement Arrangement (HRA)
  8. Employer paid Life Insurance, Short-term and Long-term Disability Insurance
  9. Tuition Reimbursement plus a 25% Tuition Discount for benefit-eligible Employees and Family Members at Roberts Wesleyan College

EEO Statement

The agencies are equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate against employees or applicants in the hiring, promotion, compensation, placement, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence or any other term or condition of employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender orientation/identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran, domestic violence victim status, prior arrest and conviction records or any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

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