RN - Inpatient Psychiatry Float (Adult & Geriatric)
Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Posted on: November 20, 2023
Location: CHA Everett Hospital Work Days: 11pm - 7:30 am
includes e/o weekend & holidays as assigned Category: Registered
Nurse Department: Inpatient Psych Float Pool EH Job Type: Full time
Work Shift: Night Hours/Week: 40 hours per weekUnion: Yes Union
Name: WH MNA (Everett Hospital)DEPARTMENT DESCRIPTION:
The Inpatient Psychiatry Float Department covers Lewis 2
(Geriatric) and West 2 (Adult).
Lewis 2 is a 22 bed Geri Psych/Behavioral Health Unit for patient
population 55+. We provide a vibrant activities program along with
special group sessions and programming to provide support. A
special group room houses musical instruments, art supplies and
other items to engage individual patient strengths and interests.
Patients are cared for by an entire team consisting of:
Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses, Social Workers, Case Managers,
Milieu Therapists and Nursing Assistants.
The role of a Psych RN is to provide quality patient care according
to Cambridge Health Alliance standards of nursing practice and the
role expectations of the patient care unit, including
administration of medications and treatments. RN must demonstrate
ability to respond to medical and psychiatric emergencies in a
prompt, precise and professional manner and be able to work in
collaboration with nurse manager to provide comprehensive, cost
effective care and to support a problem solving approach to issues.
Assess, plan, document and evaluate patient care in an adult locked
psychiatric unit. Participates in quality improvement projects.
Administers medications and treatments as needed. Acts as a
resource for nursing issues and keeps abreast of all aspects of
assigned patient care. Contributes to multidisciplinary treatment
planning by bringing a nursing focus to team collaboration and
contributing to multidisciplinary treatment planning. Communicates
effectively with health team members. Interacts effectively with
patients, families and significant others. Reports directly to
Nurse Manager and will be assigned according to the needs of the
Qualifications/Experience:Current MA RN Licensure required.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree preferred
Current American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS
1 year previous mental health experience in a locked unit strongly
Newly hired candidates are required to successfully complete a job
specific physical agility exam.
Key words: Registered Psychiatry Nurse$10k Sign-On Bonus (pro-rated
for part time employees) for newly hired experienced RNs with 2
years of experience in the specialty hired for.
Newly hired experienced RNs interested in committing to a minimum
of two years of employment at Cambridge Health Alliance, may be
eligible to receive a retention bonus of $10,000. Part-time
employees may be eligible for a prorated retention bonus. Please
speak with your HR Advisor for details.In keeping with federal,
state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy
forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone
based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status,
national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran
status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We
are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of
discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment
opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the
recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or
any other condition of employment or career development.
Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs,
or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA,
encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.
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