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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Company: Advocates
Location: Framingham
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:


Advocates is seeking a dedicated, team-oriented psychiatrist or nurse practitioner to join our diverse team. This position includes evaluations, ongoing psychopharmacology services and collaboration with the child and adolescent's family. Advocates strives to be a leader in team-based care for the individual and their family. This position can be full or part -time and offers a flexible schedule with no call. There are options for remote work.

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 from our staff.

Are you ready to make a difference?

Minimum Education Required



  • Provide medical and child/adolescent psychiatric service and consultation to participants and their families.
  • Participate in training and supervision on identified Evidence-based practices (EBTs), particularly those to be used with children and adolescents, and provide outpatient treatment consistent with these practices.
  • Actively participate in the Quality Improvement process of the clinic .
  • Maintain all records in accordance with the policies and procedures.
  • Practice in general accordance with the treatment philosophy of Advocates.
  • Maintain open, collaborative and collegial relationships with other team members.
  • Attend and actively participates in supervision and staff meetings.
  • Ensure that clients are treated with dignity and respect in accordance with Advocates Human Rights Policy. Adhere to all Advocates Way principles
  • Perform all duties in accordance with the agency's policies and procedures. Follow agency Performance Standards.
  • Complete all required documentation in a timely manner.


  • ANCC Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) - Board Certification. Other board certifications may meet requirements if significant relevant experience with psychiatric assessment and treatment.
  • Board certified in child psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (candidates may be accepted if board eligible, if the candidate demonstrates to the satisfaction of the Medical Director comparable experience and competence).
  • Current, valid, unrestricted license to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • Strongly prefer a candidate that will have a demonstrated understanding of and competence in serving culturally diverse populations.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Maintains professional liability insurance coverage of a minimum of $1,000,000/$3,000,000.
  • Current, valid and unrestricted DEA certificate.
  • Satisfactory report from the National Practitioner Data Bank.
  • Absence of Medicare/Medicaid sanctions.
  • 1Currently practicing a minimum of 20 hours per week, defined as direct service, supervision, or clinical administration.
  • 1Commitment to Advocates values and mission.
  • High energy level, superior interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team atmosphere.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read and speak English. Bi/trilingual (Spanish/Portuguese) preferred.

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.


Keywords: Advocates, Framingham , Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist/Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Other , Framingham, Massachusetts

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