Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner- Behavioral Medicine/ Par

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by Northeast Healthcare Recruitment

Stoughton, MA 02072
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time

GENERAL SUMMARY: Centerville has an opening for a 40 hour per week position for a Nurse Practitioner. Candidate will have experience working with Mental Health and Substance Abuse disorders. Candidate will be able to function independently, have the ability to manage crises and understand levels of psychiatric care. Candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, be able to work well on a multidisciplinary team, and comfortable working in a fast-paced setting. Candidate will report directly to the Partial Hospital Program Director.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provide clients with medication education

2. Provide medication management and consultation when necessary

3. Provides mental health assessment for partial hospital patients.

4. Works in a collaborative practice model with staff psychiatrist in advanced practice role

5. Assists staff to identify educational needs of patients and families concerning alterations in health and disease process or plan of care; plans educational activities for staff based upon adult learning principals. Ensures clinical competencies are maintained.

6. Represents the Department of Behavioral Medicine on various Hospital-wide committees and task forces in consultation with the Program Manager. Works in collaboration with other departments to solve appropriate problems

OTHER JOB KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:

1. The level of knowledge equivalent to that ordinarily acquired through completion of a Master's Degree in nursing

from an accredited college or university. Current licensure to practice nursing in advanced practice role in the

Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

2. Two to five years' experience working Mental Health and Dual Diagnosis Clients required

3. Experience working in Partial Hospital Program or Outpatient Program Preferred

WORKING CONDITIONS:

1. This position reports to the Clinical Director of the Partial Hospital Program.

Hours: Full time 40hours. Monday -Friday 8:30-4:30

Reference: 646266877

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