Location(s)
Holyoke
Type
Full Time
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Behavioral Health Network (BHN) has a history of successful early career employment for bright and hard-working candidates looking for their first APRN position out of training. Our APRNs work independently doing clinical evaluations, diagnostic assessments and medication management. We have readily accessible support and supervision both formally and informally and our mid to late career APRN staff offer peer mentorship and support for junior colleagues. For those interested in teaching and mentorship, we also have provided training opportunities for APRN students attending local programs.

The 2400+ Behavioral Health Network employees make a difference in the many lives we touch each and every day.  As an APRN, you will have the opportunity to begin your career in one of our outpatient, day hospital, addictions or short stay residential programs. 

Job Requirements

APRNs at Behavioral Health Network have the following qualities:

  • PNMHCSs who are licensed to prescribe medication must submit current certification and evidence of authorization from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing, a completed and accepted Massachusetts Controlled Substance Registration application, and a Federal DEA Certificate. (Required)
  • Master’s Degree or higher in mental health nursing from an accredited college or university recognized by the National League for Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
  • Current, valid, and unrestricted license to practice at the highest level of independent practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.(Required)
  • Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in psychiatric and mental health nursing with APRN-BC designation in one of the following areas: 1. Clinical Specialist in Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; 2. Adult Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner; or 3. Family Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner AND/OR Certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in child and adolescent psychiatric and mental health nursing with APRN-BC designation. Documentation must state: “A Clinical Specialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing.”(Required)
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable car available for working hours.(Required)

BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

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