Advanced Practice Registered Nurses / Physician Assistants
The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, in close consultation with primary care and other members of the interdisciplinary team, provides office, home and nursing home based psychiatric evaluation and treatment for participants in the Elder Service (PACE) program. In addition to direct evaluation and treatment, the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner provides consultation, on request, to members of the interdisciplinary team who are coordinating psychiatric treatment through outside providers, or who may need advice on management of participants/patients who are not willing to engage directly with psychiatric treatment provider.
Join a Primary Care team that focuses on meeting our elder client’s individual needs and improving their quality of life! Caseloads are small and care is provided collaboratively with all Interdisciplinary Teams including Behavioral Health, Rehabilitation, Nursing, Activities, Homecare and other specialties. The Elder Service Plan of Harbor Health is a PACE program (Program for all Inclusive Care for the Elderly) and located at 1135 Morton Street, Mattapan, MA. We offer free parking, newer building with outdoor green space plus a great benefits package.
For more information, please visit our website at www.hhsi.us. Harbor Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D.
Minimum Skills, Experience and Education: Masters of Science in Nursing, five years of experience as a Nurse Practitioner with two years of experience prescribing psychotropic medication to adult psychiatric patients, Certification as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner required. Masters of Science in Family Practice, skilled and experienced in prescribing psychotropic medication to adults and elders and exceptional interpersonal skills preferred.
Additional Salary Information: to be determined
Internal Number: 1045
About Harbor Health-Elder Service Plan
Harbor Health Services, Inc. is a nonprofit, public health agency committed to providing quality, comprehensive health care in Metropolitan Boston urban neighborhoods, the South Shore and Cape Cod communities. We provide a wide network of health care services. Harbor Health owns and operates four community health centers including: Geiger Gibson Community Health Center; Neponset Health Center; Harbor Community Health Center-Plymouth and Harbor Community Health Center-Hyannis. In addition, Harbor Health administers the Elder Service Plan, a program providing care to frail elders in their place of residence, the Women Infant Children Nutrition (WIC) Program, the Ellen Jones Community Dental Center-Harwich and Harbor Community Dental Center-Provincetown.
Combined, Harbor Health’s community health centers serve as the “family doctor” for more than 26,000 patients and as the “family dentist” to an additional 10,000 patients. The Elder Service Plan cares for over 500 members and Women Infant Children Nutrition Program serves more than 3000 women and their children.