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  • Provide clinical leadership in assessment, treatment planning, general healthcare, medical and psychosocial approaches

  • Regularly assesses and prescribe psychotropic medications

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence

Description of Position

CCBC is hiring a Nurse Prescriber to join our new Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Rehabilitation Services (COE-RRS) Program.

Responsibilities

Specialist Role - the following responsibilities are unique to the COERRS Nurse Prescriber position:

  • Provides clinical leadership to the COERRS team in assessment, treatment planning, general healthcare, medical and psychosocial approaches;
  • Collaborates in assessment, treatment planning, general healthcare, medical and psychosocial approaches, and a review of each COERRS client's progress and treatment;
  • Provides consultation and training to other COERRS team members regarding the client's medical psychiatric care, including pharmacologic management needs;
  • Works with consumers and staff in developing and implementing person-centered individual treatment plans which address psychiatric issues;
  • Conducts psychiatric assessments, including MSE, psychiatric history, establishing diagnoses;
  • Regularly assesses consumers and prescribes psychotropic medications for all COERRS Team clients via office AND residential program;
  • Educates consumers and their families regarding Medications / symptoms / illness / side effects;
  • Provides on-site crisis assessment and management and collaborates with acute and long-term inpatient providers;
  • Collaborates with other service providers as necessary (i.e., inpatient psychiatrists, primary care physicians).

Generalist Role - all team members are generally responsible for the following activities:

  • Participates in the ongoing assessment and therapeutic engagement of COERRS team clients;
  • Completes, as directed, elements of the comprehensive assessment at admission, and uses in collaboration with team during the treatment planning meeting;
  • Works with COERRS team members in engaging and motivating clients to achieve their treatment goals;
  • Attends all COERRS team meetings when on duty in order to facilitate an integrated, multidisciplinary team approach to service:
    • Treatment Planning Meeting - weekly or bi-weekly to develop and review treatment plans/decisions.
    • Clinical Supervision Meeting - 1 to 2 times monthly for training, education and professional development of COERRS team staff (the COERRS psychiatrist/nurse practitioner will occasionally lead this meeting).
  • Maintains compliance with all applicable practice standards and guidelines;
  • Maintains client confidentiality and adherence to HIPAA requirements at all times;
  • Completes all required documentation in a timely manner consistent with agency guidelines;
  • Maintains agency required productivity standards;
  • With documented consent, engages the client’s family and/or significant others to provide education regarding mental illness, substance use disorder and system resources.

Requirements

Education/Training

MS in Nursing or DNP.

Experience

The COERRS Psychiatrist/Nurse Practitioner shall be appropriately licensed to treat all COERRS team clients and to provide supervision as well as education to the COERRS team staff.

Other

Knowledge of Core-Competencies as identified by the employee’s assigned department; Must have a valid driver’s license in the state of residence and submit a copy of satisfactory record of driving from the state of residence of registry of motor vehicles, as determined by the department vice president; Must complete MA and ADP Criminal Offense Record Information (CORI) process; Must have computer literacy as related to the requirements of the position.

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Program Information

Date posted: 6/14/2019

Send Resume & Letter

For more information about this position, or to send your resume:

Monica Leonardo, Program Director of COE/RRS (mantunes@comcounseling.org)

Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780
Phone: 508-828-9116

Why build your career at CCBC?

Stable and Established

  • The largest, most innovative mental health and substance abuse care provider in Southeastern MA, with a 50 year history
  • We serve over 12,000 clients annually
  • Committment to innovation and evidence-based practice
  • Committment to erasing the stigma that can surround trauma, mental illness, and addiction

Great Benefits

  • A short commute from both Boston and Providence
  • 3 weeks paid vacation to start
  • 12 paid holidays and sick leave
  • Health, dental, disability, and life insurance
  • 403-b with up to 5% employer match
  • Tuition reimbursement

Make Recovery a Reality

Working with CCBC gives you the chance to change your own path while helping others find theirs. As you provide hope and healing to people who need it most, you'll be just as inspired by the quality of people you work with as the outcomes you provide together. Join us and be a part of the next success story.