Nurse Practitioner-Medication Clinic Lawrence

Location: Lawrence, MA
Job ID: 176850-1A
Date Posted: Jun 9, 2022
Category: Adv Practice/Non MD Provider

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Job Description

Welcome To

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

Provides direct outpatient psychiatric services through comprehensive evaluation, diagnosis, treatment planning, counseling, and psychopharmacological treatment of assigned patients.

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Successful completion of 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.
  • Must have outstanding planning and implementation skills, a strategic approach to problem-solving, a strong working knowledge of data-reporting and analysis skills, and sound interpersonal skills.
  • Must be computer literate in standard desktop applications, such as Windows, Word, and Excel.

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.

About Us

Beth Israel Lahey Health is dedicated to improving health and wellness and making a difference in the lives of our patients, their families and all members of the communities we serve.  Formed in March 2019, Beth Israel Lahey Health is a patient-centered, integrated care delivery system providing a continuum of services spanning academic, tertiary and community hospitals, dedicated orthopedic and psychiatric hospitals, primary and specialty care, community acute care, ambulatory care, behavioral services and home health.  Beth Israel Lahey Health Performance Network is a unified joint contracting and population health management organization, jointly governed by participating physicians and hospitals.

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