Behavioral Health Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) #8793

Posted: 03/20/2023

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Behavioral Health Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC)




We have an exciting opportunity to join Riverside Community Care as a Behavioral Health Advance Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) for our new Community Behavioral Health Center (CBHC) Component!




The Community Behavioral Health Center is a new provider model serving as an entry point for timely, flexible, evidence-based treatment for mental health, substance use, and co-occurring disorders for MassHealth members of all ages. The Riverside centers in Milford and Norwood will now serve as two of 25 different CBHCs across the Commonwealth, with integrated teams of nurses, clinicians, peers, and case coordinators providing routine and urgent outpatient care, as well as 24/7 community-based crisis intervention as an alternative to hospital emergency departments.




We are looking for a passionate APRN to join our highly collegial and multidisciplinary team to provide clinical and medication management of assigned caseload within the CBHC Component.




In this new vital role, the APRN Functions as a prescriber to individuals in need of psychiatric and medication assisted treatment, medical consultant to staff and collaterals and as is an active participant in CBHC team meetings.  The APRN is responsible for a set of medical duties as identified by CBHC requirements or other programmatic needs. May provide clinical or medical supervision to other nursing staff and interns while under the supervision of a Medical Director.




At Riverside Community Care we take pride in our employees for being compassionate, respectful and innovative.




Our staff is deeply committed to helping others in a community mental health environment. Riverside offers competitive salaries and reimbursement for malpractice insurance. We also offer an outstanding staff training program.




Hours: Full Time - 40 hours per week; primarily on-site with some remote work available; requires at least one weekday evening per week and one week on-call every 8 weeks or as needed




Rate: $85.00/hour


Why You'll Love Riverside
We make a true difference in people’s lives through rewarding work. Most of our jobs come with great benefits – including healthcare, numerous professional development opportunities, and generous time off - all in a respectful and inclusive environment, perhaps why Forbes named Riverside a best-in-state employer.


Benefits include:

  • Comprehensive, high-quality health, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Flexible Spending Accounts – both medical and dependent care
  • Eleven paid holidays
  • Separate accruals for vacation (increases with tenure), personal, and sick time
  • Tax-deferred 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Employee Assistance Plan / Travel Assistance Plan
  • Employee bonus for referrals resulting in hiring
  • Discounts to movie theaters, sporting, and entertainment events
  • Employee YMCA discount: 10% off a YMCA monthly membership and 50% off the joiner’s fee


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Required Skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Intermediate computer fluency, including Microsoft Office



Required Experience
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing with certification as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatry; Additional mental health related degree at master’s level strongly preferred.
  • Four years experience working within specific clinical license
  • Must maintain a valid DEA license
  • If performing Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) as part of duties, prescriber will complete the training for an X waiver, apply for one, obtain it, and add it to their DEA number, taking necessary steps to keep the waiver up to date. They will follow the required patient cap limit of MAT patients over delineated periods of time as mandated by regulation.
  • Must meet all requirements to maintain an active professional license in nursing, including, but not limited to, continuing education, ethical requirements, etc.


Riverside Community Care is dedicated to respect, integrity and engagement of all individuals. We are committed to building an inclusive and culturally competent organization and we value the richness of having a diverse applicant pool. As an employer committed to equal opportunity, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, national origin, disability, or any other characteristic as established by law.