Geriatric Psych NP opening in Lowell, MA - 225549

ID: 225549 (23931697)
Location: Lowell, MA - US
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Contact: Erin Coleman Erin Coleman on LinkedIn    Call: 6362204841
Posted: 03/02/2024

Seeking PMHNP who is passionate about providing quality care to the geriatric population.

The Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurse (APRN) is responsible for providing behavioral health services to clients at assigned sites, including those in nursing home settings. The APRN delivers behavioral health care to a caseload of clients referred by the center’s Primary Care clinicians and provides consultation to Primary Care and the IDT regarding behavioral health issues. This position is full time Monday thru Friday 8am to 4pm with no weekend or holiday hours.

  • Performs psychiatric evaluations and provides psychopharmacology management with psychotherapeutic support to clients, as well as individual and group psychotherapy in selected situations, and provides behavioral health consultation to other disciplines.
  • Acts as a role model for professional relationships, effective communication and teamwork.
  • Performs routine and urgent psychiatric evaluations.
  • Develops clinically appropriate behavioral health treatment plans.
  • Implements evidence based and best practice psychiatric interventions.
  • Monitors clients’ response to psychotropic medications and other interventions and adjusts plans, as necessary.
  • Documents interventions, medication plans and rationale/response in the EHR.
  • Provides behavioral health consultation and support to the Interdisciplinary Team to increase the ability of team members to integrate psychiatric concepts/skills into the delivery of care.
  • Participates in Behavioral Health program projects to enhance clinical practice, teamwork and program development.
  • Covers for Behavioral Health colleagues when needed.
  • Ability to pass a fit test. Position requires mask where seal is critical. Incumbent is required to not have facial hair that interferes with a tight seal of the respirator.
  • Other duties as required.


Requirements:

  • Master’s degree as psychiatric/mental health Clinical Nurse Specialist or Nurse Practitioner or ANCC certification as NP with more than 5 years in psychiatric experience and prescribing psychotropics.
  • License to practice in the Commonwealth of MA as a Registered Nurse/Advanced Practice Nurse with prescribing authority.
  • ANCC certification as a Psychiatric/Mental Health NP or CNS.
  • 2-5 years of experience in an advanced practice role with prescriptive practice.
  • Minimum of 1 year elder experience.
  • Evidence of competence in evaluation and treatment of older adults, including psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, crisis evaluations and consultation to caregivers.


Benefits
:


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Retirement plan
  • Supplemental benefits
The Community:

Lowell, MA is rich in culture and history. It has a population of over 100,000 and is close to Boston, MA. The city boasts numerous museums and 2 colleges. Enjoy Boston's major league sporting events, including the Red Sox, Celtics, Bruins, and Patriots. The area experiences the four seasons, with plenty of activities for each.



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This Nurse Practitioner job opening last updated on 03/02/2024. Contact the employer using the Apply Online button or the information on this posting and mention you saw this job posting on NPJobSite.com.

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