NSPG Nurse Practitioner - North Shore Recovery Program

Lynn, MA | Advanced Practice Nurse


We are seeking a Nurse Practitioner to work as a part of our Recovery Program embedded within primary care.


Current licensure as a Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Nurse Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts,

Certified Addictions Registered Nurse - Advanced Practice (CARN-AP) (preferred).

Current federal and state controlled substance certification/registration or eligibility. Willingness to obtain a buprenorphine waiver and prescribe Buprenorphine.

Bachelor's and Master's in Nursing

Relying on advanced training in psychodynamics, pathophysiology, physical assessment, pharmacology, treatment intervention, addictions management, harm reduction, and relapse prevention, the APRN provides an assessment and assistance with establishing comprehensive plans that address a broad range of concerns for the patient with Substance Use Disorder.

These include but are not limited to:

  • treatment recommendations for intoxication and withdrawal states
  • identifying those with at risk alcohol/substance use
  • assisting with facilitating appropriate discharge dispositions
  • providing education/referrals
  • coordination of services between providers, including others on the SUDs team
  • psychopharmacological recommendations for medications for addiction treatments and co-morbid psychiatric disorders

A qualified candidate must demonstrate strong interpersonal communication, conflict resolution and organizational skills.

Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. North Shore Medical Center is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

Why North Shore Physicians Group?

You’ll practice at the leading edge of patient-focused medicine in one of New England’s most scenic and historic locations. And you’ll make a difference every single day. Make your move to NSPG. We’re one team, with one focus. Join us.

With NSPG you’ll experience:

Excellent quality of life

The North Shore area offers:

  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history — only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.

Clinical excellence

  • Our practices are certified Level 3 NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Homes.
  • For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked a top regional hospital in Boston and Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Our affiliate, Massachusetts General Hospital, is one of U.S. News & World Report’s top three Honor Roll hospitals in America.
  • NSPG and NSMC use the Epic EMR that integrates patient care through the Partners HealthCare System, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.

Career advancement

  • Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.
  • Continue your medical education.
  • Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.
  • Explore leadership opportunities.
  • Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

  • Collaborative professionals.
  • Patient-centered care model.
  • Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.
  • Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.
  • Excellent salary and benefits.


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