Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner Worcester, MA

  • Northeast Healthcare Recruitment
  • Worcester, MA
  • Jul 13, 2018
Nurse Practitioner

Job Description

We are seeking an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to become a part of our Behavioral Health team at our Worcester / Framingham / & Milford Locations! You will focus on providing high quality patient care as part of a healthcare team.

Responsibilities:

To provide comprehensive services to psychiatric patients in an ambulatory setting and coordinate care of patients together with supervising physician(s). The Advanced Practice Nurse is a member of the clinical practice team and works collaboratively with other team members in providing patient care. As part of the team-based approach to care, the Advanced Practice Nurse will participate in coordinating care for individual patients, will support patients and families in self-management, through evidenced-based approaches as may be appropriate, will engage in health center projects that are aimed at specific patient population needs, and will utilize effective and appropriate communication strategies, such as health literacy approaches when working with patients. 

Critical Demands of the Job:

  • Supports a work environment that is responsible and sensitive to the needs of a diverse staff and clients
  • Contributes and is an active part of a positive and professional team, supporting our Mission Statement
  • May work a fluctuating work schedule including days, evenings, and weekend shifts, and/or holidays.

Required Qualifications:

  • Completion of an accredited Advance Practice Nurse Program.
  • Active, Unrestricted License in Massachusetts as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • Active, Unrestricted Controlled Substance Number in Massachusetts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years experience as an Advanced Practice Nurse.
  • Prior nursing experience.
  • Previous experience in nursing medical/behavioral health fields
  • Ability to build rapport with patients
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill - REF: Greg18

Job ID

69989