Nurse Specialist, Clinical Psychiatry

Northeastern University Boston, MA
Reporting to the Director of Behavioral Health, working under the supervision of a psychiatrist,

* Serves as a primary behavioral health provider to perform psychiatric evaluations, triage emergencies and provide follow-up care and referral to community clinicians as per departmental service model.

* Provides psychopharmacological evaluation and management, including prescription of psychotropic medications under established protocol guidelines.

* Provides clinical consultation to UHCS Behavioral Health and Medical clinicians and other staff as designated by the Director of Behavioral Health, in accordance with best practices.

* Performs as a liaison to the University community.

* May participate in providing direct training and/or in-service education.

* Performs scheduled and walk-in assessments, as well follow-up visits.

This is a 35 hours/week, benefits-eligible position. Work schedule to be determined, but will include occasionally rotating in a weekly on-call schedule with overnight phone availability. Schedule includes evening and occasional Saturday hours.