Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
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BWH-Bournewood Hospital Brookline - Brookline, MA
Masters Degree
Any
Health Care
BWH Nurse Practitioner

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Description:   The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will work with professional and clinical staff to provide clinical guidance to inpatients or partial hospital patients and the multidisciplinary treatment team.

Essential Functions:

  • Practices the specialty of psychiatry within the scope of privileges in treating inpatients or partial hospital patients.
  • Works collaboratively with other Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, physicians, and clinical staff.
  • Interacts cooperatively with managed care companies.
  • Attends regularly scheduled medical staff meetings and committees.
  • Participates in teaching nurse practitioner students, medical students, and residents.

 

About Us

 

Bournewood Health Systems is a behavioral health organization with a main campus in Brookline, MA and various satellite sites in Woburn, Lowell, and Dedham. We are dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery. We are committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect, and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. We stand firmly for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families, and staff. All Bournewood employees are continuously trained in this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.

 

Openings:  2 full-time

 

Location:    Brookline, MA

 

Minimum QualificationsGraduate of an accredited school of nursing with an NP degree, currently licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Exhibits proper certificates of malpractice insurance, Federal and State DEA and Mass Board of Registration in Medicine licensing, and successfully completes all appointment credentialing

                                                                                                      

Job description

Job Summary:

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner will work with a multidisciplinary professional and clinical staff and be active in fostering a therapeutic milieu as well as providing clinical guidance to patients and the multidisciplinary treatment team.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Practices the specialty of psychiatry within the scope of privileges in treating inpatients, partial hospital patients and outpatients.
  • Maintains active medical staff status.
  • Works collaboratively with other Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, physicians, and clinical staff.
  • Interacts cooperatively with managed care companies.
  • Completes all documentation in the medical record according to Hospital guidelines.
  • Attends regularly scheduled Medical Staff meetings.
  • Participates in medical staff committees as appointed.
  • Supports the hospital's mission and vision statements and promotes the welfare of the hospital.
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned by the Chief Medical Officer or the Chief Medical Officer and CEO
  • Participates in teaching nurse practitioner students, medical students and residents as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer.

 

Essential Competencies:

  • Has extensive knowledge of the principles and practice of psychiatry, and the diagnosis and treatment of the mentally ill and chemically dependent patients.
  • Able to work within the framework of hospital policies, procedures and the Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an NP degree, currently licensed in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Exhibits proper certificates of malpractice insurance, Federal and State DEA and Mass Board of Registration in Medicine licensing, and successfully completes all appointment credentialing

 

Physical Criteria:

  • Must be able to walk short distances and climb stairways.

 

Reports toChief Medical Officer

 

SupervisesSupervises hospital staff as requested by Chief Medical Officer

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