Brookline Community Mental Health Center (Brookline, MA) seeks a licensed Clinical Nurse Specialist with APRN certification in adult mental health. Applicant should have strong and flexible clinical skills and be enthusiastic about working in a multidisciplinary, community setting. Duties include clinical care of adult clients, including psychopharmacological evaluations and treatment..
The Brookline Center is a dynamic, culturally responsive community mental health center with a friendly, collegial workplace. We strives to meet the evolving mental health needs of Brookline and Greater Boston children, families and adults. For 55 years, the Center has served those with limited access to care including low and moderate income residents, those from diverse population groups, and those with serious mental illness. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity.
Current licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse in the Advanced Practice role and ANA certified as an Advanced Practice Nurse required. Master’s degree in Nursing. At least one year inpatient and/or ambulatory psychiatric nursing experience. Experience with adolescents desirable.
Assess patients’ medical, behavioral and psychological needs;
Prescribe and monitor psychotropic medications in collaboration with Center psychiatric staff.
Provide psycho-education, health counseling and prevention services;
Administer medication by injection;
Liaison to patients, relatives and fellow professionals in the community treatment team, help to develop and implement treatment plans
Provide routine physical health screening and primary health care monitoring (e.g. weight, blood pressure)
Some opportunity for psychotherapy
Hours, Salary and Benefits: Position is 15 hours per week, including at least one evening. Fee for service position, rate commensurate with skills and experience.
If Interested: Please email resume to Henry White, M.D., Clinical Director, The Brookline Community Mental Health Center, email: firstname.lastname@example.org