Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Athol

CSO is seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide diagnostic and assessment services, as well as ongoing medication monitoring and treatment for clients; to work closely with staff and provide consultation as needed.

Duties will include:

  •   Provide diagnostic and evaluation services for clients, as well as prescribe needed medication.
  •   Conduct medication reviews and monitoring as needed.
  •   Provide medical and psychiatric consultations to staff.
  •   Evaluate or assist in the evaluation of clients in need of emergency treatment services for possible hospitalization.

Required Skills

Specific qualifications include:

  •  MSN with CNS certification and DPH/DEA authorization to prescribe medication required. 
  •   Must be licensed in Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse,
  •   Have a minimum of three years' experience treating adults with serious mental illness and some experience treating adolescents and     children. 
  •   Computer proficiency required including ability to work with email, electronic health record and word processing software.

Bilingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply, (English/Spanish speaking.)


We provide our employees with competitive salaries and a generous benefits package, including full coverage health and dental insurance and ample paid time off (vacation, personal, sick, and holidays). Additionally, we offer a 403B retirement savings plan, an employee referral bonus program, regular in-house training and professional development opportunities with free CEUs, and voluntary supplemental insurances at group rates, including short and long-term disability, cancer, accident and life. We also offer a premier employee assistance program (EAP) and personal cell phone plan discounts. Our work environment is flexible and supportive, with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across departments, programs and locations. 

Our Agency

Clinical & Support Options, Inc. is a behavioral health organization serving individuals and families across Western Massachusetts. From our early days as a child guidance clinic, we have expanded into a full service behavioral health agency, committed internally to excellence while we collaborate externally with community partners to participate in a comprehensive system of assistance and resources for the residents of our communities. We employ over 650 multi-disciplinary staff, helping thousands of families over the past 50 years. We have community based office locations throughout Western Massachusetts, including Springfield, Northampton, Greenfield, Orange, Athol, Gardner and Pittsfield.

Our expertise, in a nutshell, is to support people in their progress towards self-sufficiency, no matter what challenges they face on that journey. EOE/AA