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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Child & Neurodevelopment Psych

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Somerville
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

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 appropriate.
  • 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 management.
  • All responsibilities will be consistent with the scope of practice acts governing health care in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.Qualifications:
    • MSN credentialed as an advanced practice clinician in psychiatry
    • 1 year Nurse Practitioner inpatient or psychiatric emergency experience
    • 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 keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner - Child & Neurodevelopment Psych, Healthcare , Somerville, Massachusetts

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