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Family Service Association - Fall River Clinical Nurse Specialist / APRN in Fall River, Massachusetts

Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 130-year tradition of high quality.

We are currently seeking a part time (6 - 10 hours per week) Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, or APRN who is licensed in Massachusetts to provide psychiatric assessments and medication reviews to adults and/or children in our DPH licensed Behavioral Health Outpatient Center in Fall River, Massachusetts.

The psychiatric nurse practitioner will provide culturally competent mental health care to patients who are experiencing varying levels of difficulties due to life situations or mental health concerns, and in need of medication evaluation or medication management services.

The time commitment proposed is 6 - 10 hours per week where you will see clients, receive supervision from a Board Certified Psychiatrist and participate in our multi-disciplinary team process. The successful candidate must be a flexible and forward thinking nurse who can provide direct care to our clients and work with our talented clinical staff.

Masters prepared RN licensed in Massachusetts with Board Certifications as Clinical Nurse Specialists or APRNs. Experience in outpatient services working with adults or children with a diverse range of presenting problems is required. Two to five years experience prescribing in a Behavioral Health Care setting or Mental Health Clinic is desired.

Experience in outpatient services working with adults and/or children with a diverse range of presenting problems and psychiatric diagnosis. Experience in conducting psychiatric assessments including mental health status, current functioning, current medications, medication history and hospitalization history. Experience in prescribing medications and monitoring symptoms related to the use of medications under the supervision of the Medical Director.

Family Service Association offers a competitive rate and a professional work environment.

All employees must successfully pass a CORI/CPS background check.

Family Service Association is an equal opportunity employer.

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