The Treatment Team:

Director  

 

The Director is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who oversees the psychiatric care of all patients in the hospital. The Medical Director is responsible for the clinical and administrative operations of the program and supervision of all the treatment team members.

 

The Director may also serve as an attending psychiatrist. 

 

 

Attending Physician / Nurse Practitioner      

            

The attending physician/nurse practitioner will manage the patient's care throughout their stay. Upon admission, the patient will be assigned to a psychiatrist or a nurse practitioner. They will meet with the patient and evaluate the patient's psychiatric needs. A comprehensive individualized treatment plan will be developed within 48 to 72 hours.  The nurse practitioners work in collaboration and under the direct supervision of the Director of the facility.

 

 

Internist/Pediatrician

                                       

The Internist/Pediatrician is a consulting physician who is responsible for a patient's physical assessment and health during their hospital stay.  Patients who require specialty medical care will be referred to the appropriate health care professionals.  A physical exam is performed on every patient within 24-48 hours of admission.

 

 

 

Psychologist

 

 

A Psychologist is available for individual testing and consultation when necessary.

 

 

 

Social Worker      

 

 

                                                                                                                 

Each patient is assigned a licensed social worker on admission. The social worker manages and advocates the patient's needs within various treatment team components.  The social worker meets with the patient and family/guardians at least weekly. They also serve as a link between patient, family and agency in order to create a comprehensive discharge plan.

 

 

 

Primary Nurse    

 

                                                                                         

The Primary Nurse is responsible for coordinating the patient's nursing care, psycho-education and follow up on all medical issues.

 

 

 

Nursing Staff  

                                                                         

The nursing staff is responsible for the safety and nursing care that are provided 24-hours a day for every patient.  The nursing staff consists of Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses and Psychiatric Aides.

 

 

 

Activity Therapist                  
 

                                                                                                 

The Activity Therapists lead art and recreational groups daily using leisure activities in a therapeutic setting.

 

 

 

Psychiatric Aide     

 

                                                                    

The Psychiatric Aide provides patient care and support under the direction of the Licensed Practical Nurse.

 

 

Registered Dietician      

 

The Registered Dietician provides an assessment of nutritional status and needs along with on-going reassessment, diet planning and teaching. Registered Dietician services are available upon referral.

Admissions

 

81 Louden Ave

Amityville, New York 11701

(631) 789-7421

(631) 789-7263

Admitting Coordinators Available

 

Monday-Friday 8 AM-12 Midnight

Saturday-Sunday 8 AM-9 PM

 

Open for Admissions 24 hours, 7 days, 365 days a year

 

Daily Visiting Hours*

3 PM-4 PM

6 PM-7:30 PM

*Visitation requires prior approval

 

Contact Us

 

(631) 789-7000