NSMHA is seeking an excellent BC/BE outpatient child psychiatrist or experienced psychiatric nurse practitioner for a vibrant community health center. This position can be either full-time or part-time and offers a flexible schedule, no call, a well-balanced work-load including direct care and case consultation. In addition, this role entails up to eight hours per week of case consultation to our various child and adolescent programs. In this capacity the child and adolescent psychiatrist or nurse practitioner is an active member of a multidisciplinary collaborative team providing psychiatric expertise and support. Responsibilities include initial outpatient psychiatric evaluation, ongoing psychiatric management, and treatment planning, and integrated psychiatric treatment and medication management services.

Teaching of psychiatry residents and psychiatric nurse practitioner students is available. New graduates, J1, and H1-B visa applicants are welcome to apply. Psychiatric nurse practitioners are required to have a minimum of five years of experience with child and adolescent population.

Our comprehensive benefits package also includes the following:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • A prorated 12% Spanish speaking salary language differential
  • Sixty hours of paid educational leave
  • Opportunity to participate in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Plan
  • J1-visa waiver program sponsorship
  • 403(b) retirement contribution plan with generous employer matching
  • Fully integrated EHR, electronic prescribing and laboratory results
  • In clinic pharmacy for patients and staff
  • Excellent practice supports (appointment booking/reception, billing and authorization support, nursing and clinical support, etc.)
  • Telehealth modality as well as in person services

Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae along to the recruitment committee chair: Manjola Van Alphen MD, PhD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer and Medical Director of Ambulatory Services.

c/o:  Physician Recruiter at gethired@northsuffolk.org

NSMHA is looking for a Nurse Care Manager to join our Behavioral Health Community Partner (BH CP) team!  The Nurse Care Manager serves as a member of the BH CP team, providing direct care management and coordination to Enrollees.  The Nurse Care Manager collaborates with medical and other care providers and provides consultation to team members regarding health needs, health behaviors and medications of the team’s Enrollees; as well as participates in the ongoing development of trainings for staff and Enrollees regarding health and health behaviors.

Due to COVID, this position is currently primarily remote with some in-office time required. We are currently offering a $2,000 sign on bonus for this position!

What you’ll do:

  • Provide all nursing and related aspects of care management and coordination services to the Enrollees of the BH CP, including but not limited to medication reconciliation, discharge planning, coordination with physicians, reviewing Enrollee Assessment health information, collaborating on Assessments and Care Planning, etc.
  • Consult with BH CP staff,  Program Director, Medical Director, and Care Team  members, PCP and/or MCO/ACO regarding Enrollees’ health related activities, interventions and service needs, as needed.
  • Communicate directly with Enrollees via telephonic, electronic and face to face modalities
  • Collaborate with program management and staff to develop and provide training for staff and Enrollees on health and wellness, and healthy behaviors.
  • Provide other direct services in keeping with the Nurse Care Manager role, including serving as primary care coordinator for some Enrollees, as may be assigned by the Clinical Care Manager/Team Leader.
  • On-call pager services as required.
  • Complete all clinical and administrative documentation in a thorough, efficient and timely way, in compliance with organization, payer, state and other applicable protocols.
  • Comply with all mandated reporting requirements and regulations (i.e. DCF, DMH, DPPC, Elder Protective Services).
  • On-call pager services as required.

What you’ll need:

  • Education/Certification:  Registered Nurse with current Massachusetts license to practice.  Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred.
  • Experience:  Experience with people with mental illness and substance use disorders, with at least one year of providing care to individuals with medical problems preferred.  Embraces person-centered planning philosophy and motivational interviewing
  • Other requirements:   Valid Mass Drivers License and access to reliable vehicle required.

Competitive & Comprehensive Benefits:

  • Paid Time Off Two weeks’ Vacation per year (three weeks after 2 years of service), 12 Sick Days per year, and 10 Paid Holidays per year
  • Health & Dental Insurance, with generous employer contribution
  • Employer Paid Life Insurance
  • 403 (b) Retirement Plan with employer matching
  • Voluntary Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Spending Accounts
  • Access to Credit Union Banking
  • Access to State Tuition Remission Program (Worksite Specific)
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Discounted Movie Tickets
  • Comprehensive Training Program
  • Internal Advancement Opportunities