Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Child & Neurodevelopment Psych
Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Posted on: August 1, 2022
Location: CHA Somerville Campus Work Days: 36 hrs/wk, 3p-11:30p
weekdays with E/O wknd 8a-8p Category: Nurse Practitioner
Department: Child and Adolescent Psych Social Workers Job Type:
Full time 36 hours/weekWork Shift: Evening shift on weekdays with
E/O wknd rotation, 8a-8p Hours/Week: 36.00 Union: Yes Union Name:
MNA SomervilleEnhanced rates and competitive shift differential.
Opportunity to earn time and a half. 10K Sign on bonus!CHA will add
42 new child, adolescent and specialized autism
spectrum/neurodevelopmental beds at its Somerville Campus, bringing
CHA's capacity to 69 youth beds. The new CHA Center of Excellence
for Child and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Care at Somerville
will provide a transformative continuum of patient- and
family-centered care for diverse youth with mental health needs.
The Center will also provide unique opportunities for training and
research at CHA to identify when, where and how to positively
impact trajectories of the Commonwealth's most vulnerable
youth.Under the general direction of the Medical Director, and
within established hospital and departmental policies and
procedures, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner performs a variety
of duties designed to meet the health care needs of individuals,
families, and the community in general. Responsibilities include
(but are not limited to):
- Perform admissions.
- Perform clinical assessments and evaluations.
- Plan, implement and revise treatment in consultation with
multidisciplinary teams and with community agencies as
- Completes patient chart documentation as required by all
pertinent governing bodies in a timely manner.
- Demonstrates ability to manage emergency situations in a
prompt, precise and professional manner.
- Demonstrates expertise in nonviolent crisis prevention and
- All responsibilities will be consistent with the scope of
practice acts governing health care in the Commonwealth of
- MSN credentialed as an advanced practice clinician in
- 1 year Nurse Practitioner inpatient or psychiatric emergency
- Current Massachusetts licensure authorizing practice in an
expanded role; eligible to prescribe.
- Massachusetts Registered Nurse (RN) licensure required
- American Heart Association BLS certification KEYWORDS:
Registered Nurse / RN / Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner / Inpatient
/ Diversity / Behavioral / Mental Health / Pediatric / MSN In
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