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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Off-Shift Supervisor

Company: Boston Medical Center
Location: Brockton
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Boston Medical Center is seeking Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners (Overnight/Weekends) to work at its 82-bed behavioral health hospital located in Brockton, MA. BMC Brockton operates as a behavioral health accountable care organization providing cutting edge inpatient treatment and stabilization for individuals experiencing complex mental health and substance use needs. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners are a critical part of the care team and possess unique expertise and a focus on providing quality behavioral health care to acute populations.

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner is responsible for providing care to patients in the admissions process and to patients already receiving treatment on the inpatient units. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner works collaboratively with other team members to respond to crises on the inpatient units as needed. The Psychiatric Nursing Practitioner also provides leadership as the Off Shift Nursing Supervisor to ensure that patients receive optimal care for their mental, emotional and behavioral disorders.

Position: Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Off-Shift Supervisor

Department: Brockton Psych Facility

Schedule: Full Time

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES:


  • Provide evidence-based evaluation, diagnosis and treatment to patients in the admissions process overnight and on weekends including prescribing medications and/or other psychotherapeutic interventions
  • Provide evidence-based care on weekends to patients already receiving treatment on the inpatient units
  • Provide crisis intervention as needed
  • Provide nursing staff supervision and support
  • Ensure nursing operational standards are met
  • Complete all necessary clinical documentation in an accurate and timely manner
  • Collaborate with a broader team of physicians, social workers, psychologists, and occupational therapists in the care of the patient
  • Communicate with family members, case managers and other stakeholders regarding treatment and care
    EDUCATION:


    • Master's Degree from a Nurse Practitioner education program (with specialization in mental health) accredited by a Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing-recognized national accreditation body
      EXPERIENCE :
      • Minimum of two years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner
        CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED :


        • Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts
        • Current valid DEA certificate and MA Controlled Substances certificate
        • Buprenorphine waiver required or willingness to acquire waiver
        • Current advanced practice certification by a Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing- approved nationally recognized certifying body
          OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
          • No Medicare or Medicaid sanctions
            Req id: 23704

Keywords: Boston Medical Center, Brockton , Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and Off-Shift Supervisor, Hospitality & Tourism , Brockton, Massachusetts

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