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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Specialist at Cambridge Health Alliance

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Specialist

Cambridge Health Alliance Cambridge, MA Full Time
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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Clinical Specialist

Category: Nurse Practitioner
1493 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA

Department: Psych Transition Service
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Union
Union Name: TCH MNA-TCH Mass Nurses Assoc
Work Shift: Days with Evening Hours
Work Days: 9 - 5.30 pm two days a week, and 10 - 6.30pm one day a week.
Hours/Week: 36
Date Posted: 06/07/2021
Requisition Number: hrq-105395

Job Details

  • The Psychiatry Access Service (PAS), located on the main Cambridge Hospital campus, provides transitional visits for patients who are being stepped down from inpatient, patients who have been evaluated in the Psychiatry Emergency Service, and established outpatients who are experiencing an acute exacerbation of their illness. In addition, the PAS also had a Partial Hospital Program that operates 5 days a week. (In this Pandemic the Partial Hospital Program has been suspended). The multidisciplinary team of Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Psychologist, and Clinical Social Workers is a full-service specialty psychiatry clinic, providing both a range of psychotherapy and psychopharmacology treatments. This service is also a key component of CHA's psychiatry training program affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

    In the more acute nature of the Psychiatry Access Service provides evaluation and treatment for assigned caseload of patients providing a range of psychosocial care. The patients' care is client-focused and goal oriented, with a focus on stabilizing the patient's functional level so that they can resume outpatient psychiatric treatment that may, of may not, already be established.

    Works closely, and collaboratively, with other members of the multidisciplinary team, including Case Work, to stabilize and return patient as much to their baseline.

    Specific duties shall include (but are not limited to):

    Performing clinical assessments and evaluations in the office.

    Demonstrated expertise in a variety of clinical modalities.

    Plans, implements and revises treatment in consultation with multidisciplinary teams and with community agencies as appropriate.

    Assesses patients and prescribes medications according to established practice guidelines.

    Completes patient chart documentation as required by all pertinent governing bodies in a timely manner.

    Collaborates with the medical director in the coordination and provision of psychopharmacologic treatments.

    Demonstrates ability to handle emergency situations in a prompt, precise, and professional manner.

    Demonstrates expertise in nonviolent crisis prevention and management.

    All responsibilities of the CNS will be consistent with the scopes of practice acts governing health care in the state of Massachusetts.


    MSN, Credentialed as an advanced practice clinician in Psychiatry

    3-5 years prescribing in a psychiatric setting strongly preferred

    Must be credentialed by the CHA Medical Staff for practice in relevant clinical practice areas.



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