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Prescribing Nurse (Youth Community Crisis Stabilization)

Company: Vinfen
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Schedule: Mon-Fri 9am-5pmSalary: $162,000 / yearSign on bonus: $8,000; $2,666.66 after 30 days of successful employment, $2,666.66 after 6 months of successful employment and $2,666.67 after 9 months of successful employmentThe Youth Community Crisis Stabilization (YCCS) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) provides psychiatric care, within the scope of their license and under the supervision of the Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) Medical Director, or other board certified or board eligible psychiatrist. The YCCS Advanced Practice Registered Nurse assists in leading a comprehensive medical team in the provision of community-based crisis stabilization services within a continuum of care for youth impacted by emotional dysregulation, other behavioral health challenges and co-occurring disorders.The YCCS program is a 24/7 short stay community-based alternative to hospitalization for youth ages 13-18 with behavioral health (Mental Health, SUD and co-occurring disorders) symptoms and provides individualized, short-term crisis stabilization and treatment in a culturally appropriate, youth and family-friendly environment. The YCCS Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, in conjunction with the YCCS Clinical Program Director and YCCS Nurse Manager, is responsible for the clinical and medical oversight of services and quality of care for youth receiving treatment at the YCCS. The YCCS Advanced Practice Registered Nurse provides on-call support to ensure the needs of the youth staying at the YCCS are met.The YCCS Advance Practice Registered Nurse:In conjunction with, and under the direction of, the CBHC Medical Director, directs and supervises the work of the YCCS medical team including registered nurses and licensed practical nurses.Meets with each youth to conduct an initial evaluation within one day of admission to the YCCS, seven days per week; participates as a member of the youth's multidisciplinary team during the course of the admission, including provision of psychiatric and pharmacological assessment and treatment, as trained/licensed and under the supervision of the CBHC Medical Director.Promotes use of evidence-based practices by medical staff and ensure medical services meet regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations standards.Provides clinical consultation and expertise to YCCS staff including those specific to admission, discharge, assessment, treatment and youth disposition. Participates and/or facilitates in team and discharge planning meetings, clinical and grand rounds.Collaborates with the YCCS Clinical Program Director and YCCS Nurse Manager on developing and maintaining of the medical staffing plan.Provides leadership to a Multidisciplinary Treatment Team for treatment planningpurposes. Participates in Risk Review Meetings and Adverse Event Reviews, as needed.Identifies opportunities for programmatic initiatives including the development ofinitiatives to promote the health of youth and families.Reviews all critical incidents and recommend improvement in policies, practices, and/orcorrective actions and follow-up, as needed.Develops and maintains relationships with collaborating agencies and institutions.Leads the teams through example to create an environment of inclusively, learning,cultural and linguistic humility, and best practices.Participates in external stakeholder meetings such as those with state agencies, EOHHSand MassHealth payers.Provides on-call back-up when necessary to ensure sufficient YCCS coverage.Other duties as requiredWhy Vinfen?We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance for employees working 30 hours or more15 days of Vacation, 12 Paid Holidays, 10 Sick Days and 3 Personal Days per year (for employees scheduled for 20 hours or more)Education Assistance and Tuition Remission Programs as well as innovative Student Loan Payment Programs. Employment with Vinfen counts toward your Public Student Loan Forgiveness eligibilityProfessional Development programs including year-round online training courses and opportunities to earn CEUsRetirement savings programs, including a fully funded, employer sponsored retirement plan and an employee funded 403 (b) planCompany paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability InsuranceVoluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care InsuranceFlexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)$500 - $1,000+ Employee Referral Bonuses with no annual cap!Other generous benefits including discounted memberships, access to wellness programs and more!About UsEstablished in 1977, Vinfen is a nonprofit, health and human services organization and a leading provider of community-based services to individuals with mental health conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, brain injuries, and behavioral health challenges. Our services and advocacy promote the recovery, resiliency, habilitation, and self-determination of the people we serve. Vinfen's 3,200 dedicated employees are experienced, highly-trained professionals who provide a full range of supportive living, health, educational, and clinical services in 318 programs throughout Massachusetts and Connecticut. For more information about Vinfen, please visit www.vinfen.org/careersVinfen 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, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Keywords: APRN, NP, Nurse Practictioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist, PMHNPRequirements:Master's in nursing required.RN and APRN licensure in state of practice required.Ability to function as a medical leader in a matrixed system of care.Experience working with youth and families using evidenced based practices in a short-term therapeutic milieu setting Familiar with MassHealth and managed care practices.Experience in the provision or oversight of prescribing of medication for youth with co-occurring MH and SUD concernsExperience with services to children or youth with emotional dysregulation, mental health,substance use and co-occurring disorders.Demonstrated experience in a related clinical setting, including in management/administrative role.Current Federal DEA and State Controlled Substances Certificates are required.CPR is required within two weeks of hireMust be able to successfully pass a multistate CORI, SORI, reference check, employment verification, education and credentialing background checkby Jobble

Keywords: Vinfen, Lowell , Prescribing Nurse (Youth Community Crisis Stabilization), Healthcare , Lowell, Massachusetts

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