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Child Psychiatry CNS Job

Job Number: GHI15268

Job Title: Child Psychiatry CNS

Department: Child Outpatient - 5302350

Facility: Gateway Healthcare Inc.

Location: Pawtucket, RI

Board-certified Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner licensed to practice medicine in Rhode Island. Understands the diagnostic criteria, treatment and recovery planning for adolescent and families experiencing substance abuse or co-occurring mental health and substance abuse issue/illness.


Clinical psychiatric experience with children and adolescents consistent with training in child and adolescent psychiatry and substance abuse. Previous clinical experience and training in psychiatric disorders and conditions relevant to providing care and treatment in the area of respective clinical service.

Responsible for all aspects of medical and psychological treatment of patients to whom he/she is assigned. Responsible for decisions to admit, treat, and discharge his/her patients in a safe and efficacious manner as the leader of a multidisciplinary team. Integrates the clinical, administrative, and academic activities consonant with programmatic objectives and standards of care of the respective clinical service, the Medical Staff, and the Hospital.