Jordan Hospital Nurse Practitioner - Psychiatry in Plymouth, Massachusetts
The Nurse Practitioner shall provide the following clinical services to patients of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth:
Assess physical and psychosocial status of patients by means of interview and by obtaining health and medical history of patient
Perform a physical and neurological examination of each patient or assure that a recent physical examination of each patient has been performed prior to the provision of additional services;
Care for patients suffering from acute and chronic diseases by managing therapeutic regimens;
Evaluate patients based on the patient’s physical health, psychological, social, economic, educational, functional or developmental status as appropriate to the patient’s treatment;
Provide a comprehensive history of past pharmacological interventions and current drug therapy for patients under his/her care;
Communicate with the referring physician to assure continuity of care; and
Arrange for any necessary testing, physical examination and/or consultation as may
Participate in review of referrals to SBHC to triage for acceptance by psychiatrist.
Participate in multidisciplinary treatment planning.
Perform other duties as reasonably assigned.
Work up ED patients who are being referred to SBHC for admission
Evaluate ED patients under supervision of a psychiatrist
Evaluate adult inpatients under the supervision of a psychiatrist
Recommend and prescribe medications as needed;
Provide or arrange for follow-up as needed;
Communicate with the ordering physician or primary care physician as required and as necessary for patient care;
Make suggestions for any necessary testing, physical examination, or other modes of treatment as may be required; and
Document all services provided prior to end of scheduled shift.
Provide billing documentation for all patients seen
Masters in Nursing from an accredited program
Currently licensed in Massachusetts as a APRN (without restriction)
Experience with short term, solution focused, medication therapies
Experience working with interdisciplinary teams
Experience using an electronic health record
Must be eligible for credentialing and contracting with all insurers, including MBHP