Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner - Lowell, Massachusetts

Position Summary

South Bay Community Services is currently looking for a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner to join the team! This Nurse Practitioner will receive training once hired and will be a vital part of the drive to deliver great service to our community. Nurse Practitioners examine patients to determine general physical condition following standard medical procedures and consult with outside agencies, referral sources, other professionals as needed

Education & Licensing Requirements

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner: * Master’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited National League of Nursing graduate school * Currently registered by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing * Two years of full time supervised clinical experience in a multidisciplinary mental-health setting and be eligible for certification as a clinical specialist in psychiatric/mental-health nursing by the American Nursing Association. Clinical Nurse Specialist * Currently registered by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing * Master's or Doctoral degree in Nursing from an accredited National League of Nursing graduate school and meets the requirements of a Psychiatric Nurse Mental Health Specialist and certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist with the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Duties & Responsibilities

* Determine nature and extent of mental disorder and formulate a treatment program * Treat and direct treatment of patients utilizing psychotherapeutic methods and medications * Provide medication management for patients of the clinic * Maintain clinical files and records for each client, including initial evaluations, assessments, treatment plans, session notes, transfer and termination summaries and other required documentation * Adhere to all therapy guidelines, provisions, and clinical recommendations from clinical administration * Maintain confidentiality in all clinical matters. * Other duties as required

Experience & Skills

* Strong organizational skills and time management skills * Desire to work in a fast-paced environment * Strong communication skills, both written and verbal * Ability to work with a team and take direction

Benefits of Working at South Bay

* We are passionate and dedicated to helping our community * You get hands-on, invaluable experience working with our consumers in their environment * As a South Bay employee, you have a clear growth potential/ career path. * We continually offer training and have a successful on-boarding process. * We offer competitive salary, mileage stipend, health benefits, paid time off, flexible schedule for clinical staff, strong team environment, in service training, electronic health records, professional liability insurance, and career advancement.

About South Bay

Do you want to work with leaders in your field to make an impact in underserved communities? Come join South Bay Community Services, a leader in community-based, behavioral health care. At SBCS, our mission is to encourage the self-sufficiency of disadvantaged people through behavioral health care services that are grounded in the community. We are constantly evolving our programs to meet the changing needs of our consumers. We believe, above all else, that every member of the community is worth fighting for.

South Bay Community Services is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

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