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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

  • be required.

  • 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

    Education Required

  • 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