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Nurse II - Women's Stabilization SIGN ON BONUS

Company: Bay Cove
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Sign on Bonus : - 1/2 of the amount to be paid at 6 months and the other 1/2 to be paid at 12 months of hire
LPN - $2,000

RN - $3,000
Nurse manager - $4,000

Job Summary:
Working under the direction of the Nurse Manager of the Women's Stabilization Services program, the Staff Nurse works with a multidisciplinary team, and is responsible for providing nursing care for patients in the program. As the program supports women in active addiction with a history of trauma, the Staff Nurse collaborates with patients in a supportive and recovery-oriented manner, while facilitating trauma responsive treatment and services. - The Staff Nurse partners with patients to establish their treatment and recovery goals, and ensures that patients are seamlessly transitioned to the next level of care and community supports.
This is a non-exempt position.

Requirements for the Position
Massachusetts registration and license

At least one year experience in acute admissions on either a medical, surgical or emergency service preferred

Prior substance use disorder or mental health treatment experience preferred

Three years' hospital experience is preferred

Mission Traits:
Must be able and willing to work with individuals with substance use and mental health disorders in a respectful and compassionate manner

Ability to work in fast-paced environment

Ability to multitask

Ability to work as a team and independently

Ability to uphold confidentiality standards and professional boundaries

Physical Qualifications:
Must be physically able to participate in the Bay Cove CPR and CPI trainings and be able to endure the physical strain of performing CPR for several minutes while awaiting assistance

Essential Functions of Position:
Responsible for care of patients on unit

Monitors vital signs and notify M.D. as necessary

Assess changes in patient conditions

Medicates PRN, according to standing orders

Telephone and initial screening of all patients for admission, obtaining as medically accurate history as possible

Conducts assessment for appropriate level of care and facilitates patient admission into the program

Keeps accurate nursing notes describing patients' physical conditions and activities

Records all medications

Ensures supervision of orderlies

Performs narcotic count at beginning and end of shift

Provides thorough and accurate report of patients' status to oncoming shift

Reports unusual events to Nurse Manager

Observes for signs and symptoms of medication toxicity

Observe for signs and symptoms of Psychiatric decompensation

Conducts ongoing condition checks as required for patients on the unit

Sets appropriate boundaries/limits with patients

Participates in ongoing discharge planning with counseling staff and administrators

Specific to Shifts

7 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Daily report with counseling staff

Assure that capable patients attend meetings and other groups

Admission Nursing Physical Assessment

3 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Assure all capable patients attend commitment meetings

Do any filing of patient records (discharges) left by 7 to 3 shift

Daily report with counseling staff

Admission Nursing Physical Assessment

11 p.m. - 7 a.m.

Rounds should be made at least every hour through the night for the most stable patients and more frequently according to need of the less stable patients

Check on forms, making up charts

Line narcotic book PRN

Pull charts for patient to be discharged

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