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Prescribing Nurse Practitioner (Outpatient Services)

Company: Vinfen
Location: Lowell
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Schedule: Monday - Friday during clinic operations. Services may be face to face or through telehealth.

Salary: $140,000 / year

The Prescribing Nurse Practitioner provides psychiatric evaluations and medication management utilizing a team approach to individuals experiencing mental health, substance use or co-occurring disorders. The Prescribing Nurse is responsible for the initial assessment and medication management for individuals. As a member of an interdisciplinary outpatient team, the Prescribing Nurse will function as a medical educator and consultant in collaboration with other clinicians regarding health promotion and maintenance, medication administration and acute and chronic medical/psychiatric crisis management for clients. The right candidate will hold Advanced Nurse Practitioner credentials and be eligible to prescribe in Massachusetts and have experience working in a community mental health or similar clinic or health center setting.

Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!

Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:

  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more. Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance!
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance (no cost to you!)
  • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance
  • Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week):
  • 15 days of Vacation per year
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 10 Sick Days per year
  • 3 Personal Days per year
  • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more!
    Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental and behavioral disabilities at more than 200 sites with 2,800 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.

    My Vinfen. My Community. My Job.

    Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin

    Keyword: NP, Nurse Practitioner, VinfenRN, VinfenBH,

    Vaccine Mandate Policy

    In accordance with federal mandates, all new employees, interns, and volunteers within Vinfen's Massachusetts programs will be required to be fully vaccinated (14 days beyond last shot of Pfizer or Moderna or 14 days beyond receiving a Johnson and Johnson vaccine), or have received the first shot in a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) with an appointment scheduled for the second dose. A 2nd dose must be received within six weeks of hire and the first shot prior to New Employee Orientation or have an approved exemption for medical or religious reasons by the first day of employment with Vinfen.

    • Advanced Nurse Practitioner credentials and must be eligible to prescribe as a psychiatric Nurse in Massachusetts required.
    • Must posses valid PMH-APRN credentials which are in good standing. Required credentials include PMHCNP, PMHNP, PMHCNS, PCNS.
    • At least five years of psychiatric nursing experience, three of which must have included prescribing medications to individuals with serious mental illness.
    • A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Master's degree in nursing preferred.
    • CPR required within two

Keywords: Vinfen, Lowell , Prescribing Nurse Practitioner (Outpatient Services), Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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