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Nurse Practitioner

Company: Bridgewell
Location: Lowell
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Connecting People with Possibilities

Mission: Bridgewell inspires hope and empowers people experiencing life challenges to achieve their fullest potential.

Summary: We are seeking a psychiatric The Nurse Practitioner! You will provide diagnostic medication assessments and ongoing medication management services to individuals with psychiatric and/or developmental disabilities in an outpatient setting. You will also be part of a dedicated team of professionals who work to make a difference.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Complete diagnostic intakes, treatment plans and notes, goals and objectives.
  2. Prescribe medication under the supervision of the Medical Director/Psychiatrist.
  3. Assess and review medication regimen with patient, guardian(s), team members and other care providers/advocates.
  4. Provide medication monitoring for referral to MD for follow up and consultation.
  5. Provide medical assistance and assessment on a consultative and emergency basis.
  6. Process clinical inquiries, i.e. prescription renewals, laboratory requests.
  7. Provide individual and family case consultation.
  8. Maintain client records according to regulatory standards.
  9. Attend and participate in assigned case conferences, treatment planning meetings and utilization review.
  10. Attend scheduled clinical team meetings.
  11. Provide in-service trainings as needed.
  12. Comply with all applicable nursing protocols, regulations and licensing standards.
  13. On-call responsibilities as needed.
  14. Facilitate referrals to other agencies/vendors when appropriate.

Required Education/Experience:

  1. Currently registered by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
  2. Achieved a master's degree in nursing from an accredited National League of Nursing graduate school
  3. Boast two years of full-time supervised clinical experience in a multi-disciplinary mental health setting (can include practicum time!)
  4. Specialty, experience or interest in working with individuals with developmental or psychiatric disabilities
  5. You have a Federal DEA number and a MA prescriber registration number for prescribing privileges.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to climb stairs.
  2. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.
  3. The employee must have a normal range of eyesight with or without corrective lenses, and have a normal range of hearing with or without corrective equipment.

Bridgewell Offers:

  • Excellent health benefits-medical, dental, vision. We believe our benefits package is one of the most competitive
  • Generous paid time off--includes your birthday (that's right, we even give you your birthday off!)
  • Collaborative work environment that values new insight and personal contributions
  • With over one hundred programs in the North Shore, Lowell and Merrimack Valley we provide excellent opportunities for training and professional development

Why Should You Apply: If top benefits alone don't sway you, then our compassionate and collaborative work environment should! Bridgewell is committed to training and developing staff and provides the opportunities for you to have a positive impact in the work you do.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Requires acceptable CORI results according to Bridgewell policy.

Bridgewell is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Keywords: Bridgewell, Lowell , Nurse Practitioner, Other , Lowell, Massachusetts

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