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Cape Cod Healthcare

Hyannis, MA
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Provides evaluation and follow up patient care and conducts selected health services for psychiatric patients under the direction of the Executive Director
  • Responds to psychiatric emergencies utilizing training in management of aggressive behaviors.
  • Demonstrates skills and takes initiative in preventing situations from escalating by recognizing potential at risk situations and de escalating patients.
  • Provides psychoeducational and medication instruction(s) to patients and families documenting appropriately.
  • Acts as patient advocate and informs patients and families of available community and government resources.
  • Establishes and maintains good rapport and working relationships with colleagues in various settings in order to foster the communication necessary for the delivery of quality patient care.
  • Serves as a psychiatric clinical resource and acts as a liaison between other programs and providers.
  • Participates in quality improvement initiatives utilization management activities clinical and administrative staff meetings and assigned committees.
  • Participates in training and development activities for the purpose of professional growth and skill enhancement.
  • Assess and manages behavioral health patients.
  • Provides a leadership role in behavioral health related emergencies in the EC and inpatient hospital setting.
  • Providing psychiatric consultative services to inpatients at Cape Cod. Hospital in conjunction with the Psychiatry Department Develops and manages a narcotic addiction program to better identify and treat patients in our community with issues of chronic opiate habituation.
  • Follows clinical and administrative policies and procedures.
  • Maintains patient rights and confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Must be a graduate of a 2 year graduate level program approved by the AMA Board of Approval and Certification PA Programs Physician Assistant is preferred
  • Board Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants or Nurse Practitioner with Massachusetts Nursing License
  • U S Department of Justice and Massachusetts Controlled Substance DEA Registration Certificates are required for prescribing practitioners
  • Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) training within 3 months of hire
  • Masters Degree
  • One to two years of experience
  • Ability to work as part of a team Advanced diagnostic skills
  • Ability to clearly summarize pertinent clinical information
  • Case management skills
  • Crisis intervention skills
  • Thorough knowledge of psychopharmacology
  • Knowledge of addictive disease assessment and treatment

Schedule Details: Per diem Hours between 7a 11p rot days occ w e occ hol Req 24308
Organization: Cape Cod Hospital
Primary Location: Hyannis
Department: CCH-PH-Psych Decision Unit
Employee Classification: Regular-Per Diem
Shift: Day/Eve/Night
Weekend Shifts: Occasional
Holiday Shifts: Occasional
Posting Start Date: Dec 30, 2017
Posting End Date: Ongoing
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