Nurse Specialist-Clinical Psychiatry
Requisition Number: STFR003144
Division/College: University Health and Counseling
Location: Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time: Part Time
Reporting to the Director of Behavioral Health, serves as a primary behavioral health provider to perform psychiatric evaluations, triage emergencies and share in the responsibilities as a liaison with University departments needing psychiatric consultation. Provides psychopharmacological evaluation and management, including prescription of psychotropic medications under established protocol guidelines. Serves as a clinical resource for the primary care and counseling staff.
This is a 28 hours/week benefits-eligible position. Work schedule to be determined, but will include rotating on-call responsibility with phone availability, as well as weekly evening and occasional Saturday hours.
Masters degree in psychiatric nursing, current Commonwealth of Massachusetts license as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) who has current authorization by the Board to engage in advanced practice nursing activities, including prescriptive practice for psychotropic medications, and ability to perform comprehensive behavioral health assessments and treatment plans. Certified as either:
1. Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Adult or Family), or
2. Adult PsychiatricMental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Minimum of 24 months experience as a psychiatric nurse clinician.
Active Federal DEA and Massachusetts MCSR certificates
Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated success interacting with patients with tact, discretion, and sensitivity.
Demonstrated success working within the clinical and administrative policies and procedures of a university health center setting.
Excellent demonstrated written and oral communication skills.
Demonstrated effectiveness in working collaboratively with all health center and academic support staff, as well as community-based hospitals and health care providers
Demonstrated consistency in working in a highly diverse student and staff setting with respect and competency.
This position requires a criminal background check.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.
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