Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist - Center for Healthy Aging

Location: Gloucester, MA
Job ID: 153619-1A
Date Posted: Oct 2, 2019
Category: Non Physician Provider

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Job Description

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Addison Gilbert Hospital is part of a vibrant and growing health care system, recognized as a trailblazer in medicine and a standard bearer in patient experience. It includes an award-winning academic medical center, a superb constellation of community hospitals, home care services, rehabilitation facilities and more.

We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining top talent in a market long recognized and revered as a global leader in health. With a team approach to care, we encourage learning and growth at all levels, and we offer competitive salaries and benefits. We adhere to the principles of a just and fair work environment for all colleagues, where respect is foundational and performance is rewarded.

About the Job

Addison Gilbert Hospital, A member of Lahey Health, promotes the culture and philosophy which enables employees to give and receive the best of care.  You can become a part of the team that achieves this success through our CREATE values of Compassion, Respect, Excellence, Accountability, Teamwork, and Empathy. 

Position Summary:

Opportunity to join outpatient multidisciplinary behavioral/medical geriatric team which include: geriatric psychiatrist, geriatrician, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers, neuropsychologist and clinical support team.   Provide direct psychiatric services through comprehensive evaluations, diagnosis, treatment, planning and psychopharmacological treatment of clients.  Intervention may be short term or long term.  Other interventions may include counseling.  Will function as part of a team and will remain flexible to changes.

This position will report to a psychiatrist for clinical supervision; and will report to Administrative Director for non-clinical issues. 

Scheduled Hours

24 hours per week, day shift.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:  

Master’s Degree. Graduate of accredited nursing school, previous medical/psychiatric experience.  Minimum of two years is preferred.  Course work in psychopharmacology and related courses.

 

Certification/License:    

Current NP, RNCS, CNS in state of Massachusetts

BCLS, ANCC certification is psychiatric and mental health nursing as a clinical specialist