Opportunity for Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide culturally competent mental health care to Children’s Clinic patients. Work with dynamic team, providing medication evaluations, consultations, and medication management services. Participates in weekly team consultation for the multi-disciplinary evaluation and review of client treatment.
The Children’s Clinic is the outpatient component of Cutchins Programs for Children and Families, specializing in the treatment of attachment disruption, trauma, and other challenges experienced by children and adolescents. Located in a sun-filled Victorian home in downtown Northampton, the Clinic offers a welcoming environment to children and families experiencing a broad range of emotional and behavioral challenges. Currently serving more than 350 clients from Hampshire County and the surrounding area, the Clinic began in 1985 with a mission of providing the best-trained clinicians to work with those children most in need of services, a mission that underscores everything we do.
The Children’s Clinic serves clients in a wide range of ages that include very young children (0-6), latency-aged children (7-12), and adolescents (13-18). Our treatment is informed by psychodynamic, attachment oriented and evidence-based approaches.
Essential Position Functions
–Part time Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to work at the Children’s Clinic on Thursdays from 12:30pm- approx. 6:30pm (hours per week vary depending on number of patients seen– position paid per hour).
-Actively participate in lively case consultation weekly with sophisticated Clinical team. Consultations encompass a holistic approach to treatment, reflecting on issues relevant to child, family and systemic functioning.
-Completes medication assessments and medication management for Children’s Clinic clients, ranging from 3 years to 18 plus. Manage/monitor patients medication usage and results.
-Maintain good standing with the appropriate board and insurance entities.
-Remain current with updated research and best practices.
-Maintain case files within electronic health record (EHR) that are up to date and completed in a timely fashion
– Perform other duties as assigned (including but not limited to completion of Social Security/Disability forms, authorization and billing forms, phone calls, and necessary medication authorization and refills).
Job Type: Part-time
Minimum Requirements for the Position
Degree: A masters or doctoral degree in nursing, with psychiatric certification
Years and Type of Experience : Previous experience working with children and adolescents
Other Skills or Requirements: Good verbal and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills.
Please send resume and cover letter to Amanda Harrison at firstname.lastname@example.org