Advanced Practice RN - Outpatient -- 20 hours
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POST DATE 9/17/2017
END DATE 2/28/2018
JOB DESCRIPTIONThe Advanced Practice Nurse is a professional nurse who has acquired specialized knowledge and skills through completion of a graduate program of study. The APRN has the credentials to function in an expanded nursing role and is responsible for the daily management of selected patients. The APRN has the responsibility for assessment and management of patients including diagnostic and therapeutic interventions, implementation and evaluation of an appropriate plan of care. The APRN works with her/his collaborating physician in accordance with mutually developed practice guidelines.
Graduate degree from an accredited school of nursing. LICENSURE:
Current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse in the Advanced Practice role in Psychiatric Nursing. DEA and DPH licensure for prescriptive practice. SKILLS:
Demonstrated skills in psychotherapy interventions which include all generally accepted and evidence based methods of brief or long-term therapy. These interventions use a range of therapy models including, but not limited to, psychodynamic, CBT, DBT and supportive interpersonal therapies to promote insight, produce behavioral change, maintain function and promote recovery.
Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with others. Experience with medication assisted treatment.
Professional and clinical experience working in psychiatric care setting preferred. Experience with dual diagnosis patient population preferred.
ANCC certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse. Certification as either a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing or as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
All employees must possess basic computer skills to use a variety of electronic or online systems for communication, clinical and administrative purposes.
It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.