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East Boston Neighborhood Health Center Nurse Practitioner Psychiatric Resident in 1601 Washington Street, Massachusetts

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Time Type:

Full time


South End Washington Behavioral Health

All Locations:

1601 Washington Street, 26 Sturgis Street - PACE Winthrop, East Boston, Revere PACE - 10 Garofalo Street


The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner’s primary role in the Behavioral Health Department is to provide psychiatric medication consultation, assessment, and psychiatric medication management in an integrated setting within the medical practices. The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides direct care to referred patients ages 2.5 to greater than 100 years and may be required to demonstrate age specific competency, depending upon clinical assignment, in a variety of clinical settings throughout the health center. The clinician is responsible for providing quality patient care under the guidance of the Clinical Supervisor, Administrative and Medical Directors, in accordance with departmental policies and procedures. Bilingual preferred.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Establishes rapport and develops therapeutic relationships with patients of diverse backgrounds and varying levels of motivation for change.

  • Provides assessment and treatment for a range of conditions to individuals and families, acquiring additional training and supervision as indicated.

  • Works as an embedded clinician in the primary care practices at EBNHC, providing consultation and short-term stabilization and treatment for psychiatric illness within a primary care setting and as a long-term specialty clinician at SECHC.

  • Utilizes a combination of tele-health and in-person visits.

  • Serves as an integral member of the primary care teams.

  • Performs new assessments, ongoing treatment, crisis intervention/emergency and collateral care.

  • Renders accurate diagnoses utilizing the DSM 5.

  • Performs all the required steps to ensure the generation of clean claims – checking on coverage, completing documentation, submitting encounters on time, and completing re-authorizations.

  • Uses clinical supervision to address psycho-pharmacological assessment and management questions.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Graduate from an accredited Graduate Nursing program.

  • Current Massachusetts license or license eligibility.

  • Prescriptive privileges in Massachusetts.

  • Bilingual preferred.

There’s a reason East Boston Neighborhood Health Center is ranked as one of the “Top Places to Work” by The Boston Globe. It is because we are committed to maintaining a truly supportive and welcoming environment — for both our employees and our patients — that reflects our mission and culture. A huge focus of which is to offer important benefits so you can be your best inside and outside of work.

Striving to be an employer of choice, we offer progressive benefits, a variety of schedules, and the satisfaction of working with a diverse workforce whose unity of purpose is a real force for achievement. Plus, our Education & Training Institute is an attractive resource for many of our employees who seek to broaden their skill base and advance their careers.

  • Medical & Dental Coverage

  • Life and Disability Insurance

  • Privileges at Boston Medical Center for Providers

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan

  • Educational Assistance

  • Flexible Spending & Transportation Accounts

  • Paid Holidays, Vacations, Sick and Personal Time

  • A Generous Staff Development Benefit

  • Excellent Malpractice Coverage

  • A Designated Medical Staff Office for Physician Support

  • Free Parking

  • And Much More…