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.
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.
MS in Nursing or DNP.
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.
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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Date posted: 6/14/2019
For more information about this position, or to send your resume:
Community Counseling of Bristol County
1 Washington St. Taunton, MA 02780