Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist/Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Bamsi Whitman , MA 02382

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Part Time

We are currently looking for Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist who currently has a Master's Degree preparation in psychiatric /mental health nursing to work in our outpatient mental health clinic in Whitman, Massachusetts.

The Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist provides psychopharmacology and psychotherapy services to clients throughout our Outpatient Counseling Center.

BAMSI's outpatient mental health clinic, Whitman Counseling Center, is licensed by the Department of Public Health and accredited by CARF. The center is committed to empowering people to achieve their full potential through a variety of therapeutic approaches. We provide services for children and adults who are experiencing difficulty in their lives due to psychiatric or emotional symptoms. Some examples of difficulties may include emotional turmoil, life crises, marital or family difficulties, substance abuse,(or dual diagnosis of mental illness and substance abuse), major mental illness, and recovery from abuse suffered in childhood, among others.

Responsibilities

1.Psychopharmacology duties:

  • Psychiatric and substance abuse evaluations

  • Prescriptive writing and medication management

  • Consultation/psycho-education to clients and staff. (Flexible to provide phone consultation)

  • Facilitate hospitalization of clients in emergency situations

  • Maintain clinical records

2.Psychotherapy duties:

  • Participate in on-call rotation

  • Clinical assessment and diagnosis

  • Individual, family, and couples therapy as well as facilitation of group treatment

Qualifications

  • Must have a Master's Degree prepartion is psychiatric/mental health nursing

  • Possession of certification under the American Nurse Credentialing Center

  • Possession of registration from the Massachusetts Board of Registry as an Advanced Practice Nurse

  • Possession of Massachusetts Food and Drug Administration

  • Possession of Federal Drug Enforcement Agency registration

  • Must engage in Continuing Education consistent with licensure regulations

EEO

We at BAMSI appreciate your interest and consideration of roles in our organization. BAMSI is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, age, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran or military status and regardless of whether the qualified applicants are individuals with disabilities. EEO is the Law http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfm Reasonable Accommodations for Applying/Recruitment Reasonable accommodations are adjustments made to remove workplace obstacles for qualified individuals with disabilities to apply for and perform their jobs. Applicants who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in BAMSI's application and selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect opportunities for employment within BAMSI. Arrangements can be made if you have a disability that requires an accommodation for completing an application form, interviewing or any part of the employment process. Requesting accommodations, in writing or verbally,

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