Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry

Troy, NY 12180

Specialty Psychiatry
Profession Nurse Practitioner

St. Peters Health Partners and Samaritan Hospital have an excellent full time employment opportunity for a Board Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner with experience or interest in Geriatric Psychiatry to join a highly regarded and long-standing inpatient program located in Troy, New York.

Samaritan Hospital, located in Troy, NY, is seeking a full time Geriatric Nurse Practitioner for its Inpatient service. Samaritan offers a comprehensive program in behavioral health that includes Inpatient services across 3 units, one of which is a geriatric unit with 20 beds. This unit is a warm, attractive, homelike environment that offers both private and semiprivate rooms. An interdisciplinary team provides specialized care to meet the medical, psychiatric and social needs of the older adult.

This opportunity is available for 2017/2018 placement and will join a team of counselors, therapists, psychiatrists, case managers, and nurses in providing compassionate care to patients. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will work collaboratively with a full time Psychiatrist covering a 20 bed inpatient unit census.

Candidates interested in this opportunity should possess excellent clinical skills, communication skills, and a strong commitment to providing excellent care that is team oriented.

Additional required qualifications include:

Successful completion of an NP program

  • NP Certification
  • Master’s Degree
  • State of New York License
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry

Preference will be shown to candidates with previous experience, however new graduates are encouraged to apply.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to enjoy excellent colleagues, strong system practice support and a physician friendly environment as a member of an interdisciplinary treatment team at Samaritan Hospital.


St. Peter’s Health Partners offers a comprehensive salary and compensation package that includes:

  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits; including health/vision/dental insurances
  • Paid malpractice, including post-SPHP employment tail coverage
  • CME time & expense allowance
  • Paid time away from the practice
  • 2 part retirement savings program with employer matching program
  • Relocation assistance is available
  • Starting bonus may be available