Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Harbor Health
Published
June 17, 2022
Location
Mattapan, Massachusetts
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

FT 40 HRS

Mattapan, MA, US

2 days agoRequisition ID: 1770

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides direct psychiatric and consultative services for participants of Harbor Health Services Inc. Elder Service Plan (ESP).The Harbor Health Elder Service Plan, a PACE (Program for All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) program, offers a personalized healthcare program provided by our own geriatric professionals and guided by a care plan developed and customized for our elder client’s individual’s needs. 

Our comprehensive Benefits package includes Continuing Medical Education Stipend of up to $2500 and 5 days of leave per year, reimbursement for initial and renewal cost of licenses, generous PTO with additional 11 Paid Holidays annually plus much more!

Job Duties: 

  • Evaluates, diagnoses and treats psychiatric conditions.
  • Consults with ESP interdisciplinary teams (IDT) on psychiatric diagnostic and treatment issues, including psychotropic medication use and non-pharmacologic interventions.
  • Serves as liaison to the inpatient team during psychiatric hospitalizations, obtaining updates and providing clinical recommendations for authorizing services.
  • Provides Psychotherapeutic counseling for participants if indicated.
  • Conducts Psychotherapy groups in collaboration with ESP Social Workers.
  • Works relatively independently with medically, psychiatrically, and socially complex older adults across multiple settings.
  • Works collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Provides care at program site, contracted facilities and client's home as needed; must be able to travel between sites in a timely manner.

Required/Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: 

  • Master of Science in Nursing required, Certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner required.
  • Current MA RN/NP license, current DEA and MCSR license, current BLS (Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers)
  • Two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner preferred, but can substitute experience as RN, preferably with geriatric and/or psychiatric populations.
  • Two years of experience prescribing psychotropic medication to adult psychiatric patients preferred.
  • Ability to work independently across multiple settings and collaboratively in an interdisciplinary team setting.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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