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Nurse Practitioner in Charge - Trauma Unit

Company: Partners Healthcare System
Location: Belmont
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental health care providers. McLean's multidisciplinary programs treat a broad range of psychiatric illnesses across the full continuum of care.

Provides and oversees day-to-day clinical services of the inpatient team on the Inpatient Trauma Unit (PH2)

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Leads the multidisciplinary clinical team
  • Provides clinical psychopharmacology services to a team of up to 6 assigned patients every business day
  • Documents each clinical visit in the medical record on the day of service, completes treatment plans, and completes discharge summaries.
  • As part of a multidisciplinary care team, participates in rounds, supports care coordination, and attends appropriate clinical meetings
  • Oversees appropriate medical care
  • Meets with families for clinical discussions as needed
  • Communicates with referring sources, primary care physicians, and other community providers
  • Attends program and hospital administrative meetings
  • Complies with all hospital clinical and administrative policies
  • Participates in utilization management, risk management, and quality assurance activities
  • Participates in appropriate standing hospital committees
  • Provides supervision of medical trainees, nursing trainees, and others as appropriate
  • Facilitates integration of program services with other clinical programs and non-clinical departments in conjunction with other program leadership
  • Facilitates the integration of clinical services with research
  • Will attend supervision by supervising psychiatrist/MD

WORKING CONDITIONS: On an inpatient unit

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SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: May oversee other medical trainees, nursing trainees, and others as appropriate.

All McLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values of integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovation in their work activities and interactions.

Education:

Master's Degree in Nursing from an accredited National League of Nursing graduate school. Clinical experience on inpatient settings preferred.

License/Certification required by start date

Board certification in psychiatric/mental health nursing

A current, active, unrestricted licensure as a Massachusetts NP with prescriptive authority

All employees must possess basic computer skills to use a variety of electronic or online systems for communication, clinical and administrative purposes.

For eCare Clinical Positions:

Required to complete electronic medical records training, and demonstrate 80% accuracy on competency test within 30 days of hire.

Keywords: Partners Healthcare System, Boston , Nurse Practitioner in Charge - Trauma Unit, Other , Belmont, Massachusetts

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