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Wellpath Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) in Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Compensation Range

$162,341.71 - $180,379.68 / year

You Matter

• Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved

• Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture

• Excellent career growth opportunities

Join us and find a career that supports:

• Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients

• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging

• Autonomy in a warm team environment

• Growth and training

Perks and Benefits

In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:

• DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!

• Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships

• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching

• Company paid life insurance

• Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)

• Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts

• Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.

Why Us

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.

If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

We offer ongoing training and development opportunities for licensed and unlicensed healthcare team members, and have best in class clinical resources for training, education, and point of care support.

How you make a difference

Are you an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) with two years of experience and a strong ethical compass and a commitment to upholding the highest standards of care? Look no further – we're seeking an APRN to join our team, where good moral character is not just a requirement, but a cornerstone of our values!

The Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner provides expert consultation and education to clinical nurses and leads multidisciplinary efforts to improve the quality of psychological care for patients and families. They support clinical nurses in planning, implementing, and evaluating care for patients with psychological manifestations of physical and psychiatric conditions. The role includes consultation and teaching strategies to enhance the clinical knowledge development, skill acquisition, and judgment of clinical nurses and other clinicians.

Our ideal candidate will have two years of experience working with high acuity patients. This is a locked unit within Bridgewater State Hospital.

Bridgewater State Hospital provides evidence-based, trauma-informed behavioral health services to individuals housed at BSH for pre-trial evaluations of competency to stand trial, those deemed incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity, “aid in sentencing” evaluations, and for those requiring inpatient psychiatric hospitalization who meet the criteria for strict security.

Key Responsibilities

  • The PMHNP works under the supervision of the Staff Psychiatrist and Medical Director, adhering to established policies and state guidelines.

  • Provides comprehensive patient assessments, plans of care, and medication management, monitoring and altering treatment as necessary within approved protocols.

  • Ensures accurate and thorough documentation of patient care, including cultural considerations and individualized treatment plans.

  • Supports adherence to established standards of psychiatric care and participates in on-call schedules and facility committees as directed.

  • Assumes responsibility and accountability for individual judgments and actions, including adherence to formulary and medication administration requirements.

Qualifications & Requirements


  • Graduation from an accredited educational program designed to prepare the graduate for practice as a PMHNP.


  • Good moral character as required by MGL c. 112, § 74 and as established by Board policy.

  • 2 years’ experience as an APRN in a residential healthcare institution.


  • Valid Massachusetts RN licensure in good standing (reciprocal applicants may submit applications for RN licensure and APRN licensure at the same time).

  • Current PMHNP certification granted by a Massachusetts Nursing Board recognized certifying organization, such as ANCC.

Additional Details

Bilingual Candidates are encouraged to apply!

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer

We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn’t seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.

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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago (6/10/2024 7:34 PM)

Requisition 24-163217

Location MA, Bridgewater

Facility MA Bridgewater State Hosp

Type Full-Time

Shift Variable Shift

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Deborah Provencher

Recruiter : Email