Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 166101-1A
Date Posted: Feb 24, 2021
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider
Welcome to Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Our team delivers quality care to clients and families in more than 30 communities throughout the North Shore, Merrimack Valley and Greater Boston. Our mission is to provide personal, compassionate, state-of-the-art, integrated behavioral healthcare that makes a difference in the lives of the people and communities we serve. Our services include mental health counseling, addiction treatment, and family and school-based services.
About the Job
Qualifications and Education
Must have successfully completed all educational and certification requirements to practice as an advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) for psychiatric care in the state of Massachusetts. Must possess and maintain current Massachusetts licensure as an advanced practice registered nurse and current licensures with both the DEA and State of Massachusetts for controlled substances (Buprenorphine licensure not mandatory).
Must possess knowledge of the standard principles and practices of diagnosing and treating (via psychotherapy and psychopharmacology) of mental disorders described in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM); also, keeps current with developments in psychiatry via the literature, conferences, Internet, etc. Motivation to prescribe psychopharmacological medications carefully with the aim of maximizing patient benefit while avoiding/minimizing adverse effects and untoward drug interactions.
Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.