Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (CNS/NP)

Job Locations US-MA-Marlborough
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Advocates promotes a healthy work-life balance and offers many generous perks of employment and room for advancement.  We are a strong-knit community that values the ideas and contributions of our staff. 


The Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (CNS/NP) is responsible for providing direct service to patients of Advocates Behavioral Health Division and to consult with other staff on the design of treatment plans, clinical problems, and related issues.


Are you ready to make a difference?


  • Provide medical and psychiatric service and consultation to patients of Advocates’ Behavioral Health (BH) Division.
  • Provide teaching and consultation to other members of the multidisciplinary team and actively participate in the Quality Improvement process.
  • Uphold and demonstrate adherence to existing policies and procedures concerning provided care and record documentation.
  • Maintain open, collaborative and collegial relationships with other team members.
  • Attend and actively participate in supervision and staff meetings.


  • NP or CNS received from an accredited school.
  • Current state of MA registration in nursing and current, valid and unrestricted DEA certificate.
  • Satisfactory report from the National Practitioner Data Bank.
  • Absence of Medicare/Medicaid sanctions.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) is a plus!
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Must hold a valid driver's license, have access to an operational and insured vehicle and be willing to use it to transport clients.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.


Advocates is an EOE/D/F/M/V.


Why Should I Consider a Career in Human Services?

Our Team members are dedicated to engaging and empowering individuals by forming lasting relationships, collaboratively achieving personal goals, offering creative solutions to everyday and complex situations, and actively listening.  We exercise independent judgement and contribute to the overall success and benefit of the Team.


Is Human Services a Fit for Me?

Successful Team members are open-minded, eager and compassionate, and will exercise solid, independent judgement while fostering trustworthy relationships with the individuals that we serve.  We put the individual first.



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