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Location:New Bedford, MA
Company:Southcoast Health
First posted:February 23, 2021

At Southcoast Health, we acknowledge that our employees are what helps make us great! 

Psychiatry Services - Req # 63997

APP-Psych-Consult Services

Position reports to the Physician-in-Chief of Psychiatry, receiving oversight and supervision from a Psychiatrist. Perform diversified consultation-liaison and emergency department psychiatry services as directed, and in support of Southcoast Department of Psychiatry and Southcoast Physician Group, under the rules and regulations of Massachusetts governing Nurse Practitioner practice. Provide weekend coverage in rotation with other Departmental clinicians as directed. Participate in quality improvement endeavors as indicated, and assure adequate, timely, appropriate medical record documentation and billing. Provide functional or technical supervision over employees in the same or closely related classification. Experience in adult behavioral health population, appreciating specific interest or experience in Substance Use Disorders and/or Geriatrics. Demonstrated standards of excellence, respect, communication, courtesy, enthusiasm, initiative and teamwork with the ability to develop complex patient management recommendations in consultation with attending Psychiatrist is required. Potential opportunity to assist with weekend and holiday consult-clinical service coverage at a premium rate for extra shifts.

We are a fast-paced, established, patient centered practice that provides quality care to our patients.

Hours: 8:30A-4:30P - Full-time
Shift: Day Shift
Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Nurse Practitioner: Master of Science Degree in Nursing is required. Family Nurse Practitioner required to see patients of all ages. Certification from a National accrediting body to practice as a Nurse Practitioner is required. Current Massachusetts R.N. registration is required.
  • Massachusetts Nurse Practitioner license required. 
  • A minimum of one-year clinical experience required
  • Post masters Certificate in Psychiatrice Mental health required
  • Southcoast Health is a community-based health delivery system with multiple access points, offering an integrated continuum of health services throughout Southeastern Massachusetts and East Bay, Rhode Island. For more than 100 years, we have provided quality, patient-focused care in a state-of-the-art environment. By uniting a single purpose and building an integrated system of services and resources, we have become one of the largest and fastest-growing health systems in Massachusetts.

    Together We Are More.
  • 311 years of hospitals' collective continuous services
  • 920 + square miles of service across southern MA + East bay, RI
  • 7400 + employees, doctors, nurses, professionals in IT, Finance, HR, and more
  • Top 5% of USA hospitals for 2017 clinical performance by Healthgrades
    We are committed to providing our employees in MA and RI with optimal benefits that promote a healthy work/life balance and add value to our employees' lives.
  • Generous Earned Time Off Package**
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance*
  • Tuition Assistance**
  • Short Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance*
  • Life & AD&D insurance*
  • Flexible Spending Accounts*
  • 403B Retirement Plan with match
  • HealthQuest Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Career Development Opportunities
    *Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 24 hours. 
    **Available to regular status employees who are scheduled to work a minimum of 20 hours.
    Are you ready to make a difference in your community? Join us in our strive to be more than medicine! 

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