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Part-time

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner – On Island or Telehealth

This is a part-time 10-hour non-exempt position. Need for more hours may be necessary soon.

Flexible hours required Monday through Friday between 8:30 and 5:00 weekdays (when the agency is open) and possible on-call hours as needed to address various issues that arise like medication management questions/side effects/refills etc.

Responsibilities of this Position Include:

  • Makes diagnosis based on DSM 5 criteria and provides appropriate psychopharmacological and psychosocial interventions.
  • Sees acute and stable patients from Dr. Maxwell and Dr. Coscia who are not ready to discharge to primary care.
  • Sees acute and stable chronic patients at Fairwinds who will never be appropriate to discharge to primary care.
  • Assists with new evaluations and prescribes as needed.
  • Assists with the medication refills/medication side effects etc.
  • Using sound decision-making skills, addresses emergency situations and provides medication as needed, on a temporary basis until full evaluation can be done.
  • Collaborates with Dr. Maxwell on complex patients.
  • Provides evidence-based psychotherapy as needed (ex-cognitive behavioral therapy, supportive therapy, family-based therapy, etc.).
  • Reviews Mass Pat site and updates doctors.
  • Assists on an ongoing basis with client education regarding medication questions and particular illnesses.
  • Collaborates with Nantucket Cottage Hospital PCPs.
  • Attends monthly meetings with Medical Director and others (once a month).
  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings/peer supervision.
  • Develops and maintains client case records, progress notes, treatment plans and reports in Advanced MD.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships within the agency, community, and referral sources.
  • There may be other responsibilities as mutually determined.

Key Competencies Required:

  • Exceptional clinical skills
  • Spanish fluency is a bonus
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals, and a diverse range of clientele and their families.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written).
  • Highly organized and motivated.
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Clear thinker and effective communicator
  • Interprofessional Collaboration skills
  • Time management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Strong research skills
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Program with an MSN or DNP degree
  • Licensed in Massachusetts as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner
  • PMHNP-BC (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner board certified) having passed the credentialing exam administered by ANCC-American Nurses Credentialing Center
  • NPI number and DEA license
  • Experience in working in primary behavioral health care
  • Proficiency in clinical diagnosis, safety planning, and treatment plans

This position will report to the Clinical Director and be supervised by the Clinical Director and Medical Director.

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter and resume to careers@fairwindscenter.org

Part-time

Peer Recovery Coach (PRC)

This Peer Recovery Coach (PRC) position is an at-will, exempt year-round part-time position. The role is supervised by the clinical director and requires flexible hours Monday-Saturday between the hours of 8 am to 8 pm.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • PRC are individuals in recovery who have lived experience with addiction and/or co-occurring mental health disorders and are trained to help their peers with a similar experience to gain hope, explore recovery, and achieve life goals.
  • Must share recovery experience and use coaching and mentoring techniques to support someone contemplating recovery or in recovery and discuss new strategies for developing recovery-supportive friendships, reconnecting with family, improving family relationships, and identifying and using recovery-community networks.
  • Will support client in making positive life changes and developing skills to facilitate their recovery.
  • Will support client to develop a wellness plan.
  • Provides individual, group, and family mentoring in accordance with assigned client needs.
  • Assesses client’s or family’s needs and eligibility for services.
  • Provides support/mentoring to clients in accordance with applicable credentials.
  • Maintains family contact regarding client adjustments.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings/peer supervision.
  • Develops and maintains client case records, notes, treatment plans and reports.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships within the agency, community, and referral sources.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals and clients/families.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
  • Ability to make accurate assessments and provide appropriate treatment.
  • Spanish fluency is a bonus.
  • Other duties as assigned

Key Competencies Required:

  • Strong presentation skills
  • Clear thinking and communication
  • Collaboration skills
  • Time management skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Exceptional clinical skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized and motivated
  • Ability to engage with and relate positively to diverse audiences

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or a GED, LADCA
  • Must be engaged in their own personal recovery and share real-world knowledge and experiences with others who are on their own recovery path.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral and written)

Responsibilities Will Include:

  1. Clinical caseload of direct care of peer recovery coaching.
  2. Utilization Review Committee (URC), insurance and state audits
  3. Data entry, documentation, duty-to-warn
  4. Proficiency in intakes, safety planning and treatment plans
  5. Other responsibilities as needed

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter and resume to careers@fairwindscenter.org

Full or Part-time

Therapeutic Mentor, Community Support Provider, Therapeutic Training and Support Provider Positions Available

Great pay and flexible hours for full- or part-time Therapeutic Mentor (TM) and/or Community Support Provider (CSP) and/or Therapeutic Training and Support Provider (TTS). Fairwinds seeks someone to perform this meaningful paraclinical work. Master’s degree not required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred but not necessarily required. Experience in psychology, social work, or public health a plus. Fairwinds fully trains qualified paraclinical staff for their job responsibilities.

Key responsibilities may include:

  • Provide individual, and/or family support services
  • Maintain family and collateral contact regarding client care
  • Participate in interdisciplinary treatment planning meetings/peer supervision
  • Develop and maintain client notes, plans, and reports
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the agency, community, and referral sources.
  • Provide direct care in one or more of the following: therapeutic mentoring, community support provider, and/or therapeutic training and support (BA level In-Home Therapy)

Key Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals, clients, and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations
  • Ability to make accurate assessments and provide appropriate treatment
  • Effective collaboration, written communication, and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Computer literacy
  • Attention to detail

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, or public health preferred
  • 2+ years experience working with children, and/or adults, and/or families preferred
  • Spanish fluency is a bonus (or Portuguese, or other languages)

Our client base is drawn from a wide range of cultures, languages, and ethnicities and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of our community.

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter and resume to careers@fairwindscenter.org

Full or Part-time

Outpatient/In-Home Therapist Positions Available – On Island Only

Fairwinds – Nantucket’s Counseling Center is seeking a graduate-level, licensure-seeking masters level therapist or fully licensed (LCSW, LICSW or LMHC) therapist to join our outpatient mental health, substance use, and community-based support nonprofit agency. Part- to Full-time work available living on Nantucket. Great work environment, paid professional development offered, paid clinical supervision, generous pay and full benefits are available for those who work a minimum of 35 hours per week consistently. Relocation and retention bonus opportunities available.

Job description:

  • Assist with care coordination and referrals of participants to treatment
  • Assist in level of care and treatment recommendations for participants as needed
  • Complete Intake requirements including Biopsychosocial, Assessments, and Risk Assessments, Safety planning, and ongoing clinical intervention
  • Help engage participants and their families, in consultation
  • Complete all required paperwork to support the position
  • Work collaboratively with the care team within the agency as well as collaborate with others ongoing outside the agency
  • Work collaboratively with the Clinical Director and Director of Billing and Office Management
  • Competitive compensation

Qualifications

  • In-home therapy experience preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience of evidence-based and trauma-informed approaches to substance use disorders, co-occurring mental health disorders and recovery
  • High quality written and verbal skills
  • Excellent time management skill and ability to meet paperwork deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a multidisciplinary treatment team
  • The ability to work independently/be a self-starter
  • Graduate degree in psychology, mental health counseling, or social work

Interested candidates must:

  • must be Massachusetts licensed in LCSW, LICSW or LMHC
  • demonstrate exceptional communication, organization, and writing skills
  • have experience working with individuals with co-occurring disorders
  • be able to work collaboratively on a multidisciplinary team
  • possess a valid driver’s license and personal transportation
  • pass a background check—CORI/SORI
  • Spanish speaking strongly preferred, other languages a plus

Our client base is drawn from a wide range of cultures, languages, and ethnicities and we encourage applicants who reflect the diversity of our community.

For more information, please forward contact information, cover letter and resume to careers@fairwindscenter.org