The Society of Psychiatric 
Advanced Practice Nurses

Job Op Paterson

  • 01/29/2019 1:16 PM
    Message # 7135508
    Suzanne Drake (Administrator)

    Turning Point Paterson 

    Turning Point has been a leader in addiction treatment and recovery services for more than 40 years and we continue to provide caring and compassionate treatment to those in need throughout New Jersey.

    Turning Point is currently seeking an Advance Practice Nurse (APN) in Psychiatry to work per diem 3-5 days a week in our Paterson location with flexible hours. The Psychiatric Advance Practice Nurse (APN) will provide services which include intake psychiatric assessments, initial treatments and crisis planning, medication management and clinical visits with adults for our programs. 


    • Must possess relevant degrees.
    • Must have current and valid Nurse Practitioner or Advanced Practice Nurse license in Psychiatry  with at least one-year experience of providing direct patient care
    • Experience with substance abuse disorders preferred
    • Must have prescriptive authority and Suboxone certification.

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    For more information about Turning Point, visit or contact Colette Charles-Davenport, Director of Human Resources (973) 239-9400 Ext.153


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