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Clinical Leader - Geri Psych

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Everett
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

CHA Everett Hospital is a busy community hospital, offering inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital operates 112-beds and provides intensive care, telemetry, behavioral health, and medical-surgical services. CHA Everett Hospital has a two (2) room OR and one (1) endoscopy room and a 24-hour emergency service department. Outpatient care at this campus includes surgery, orthopedics, rehabilitation, specialty care, primary care, and behavioral/mental health programs.

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 Clinical Leader knows and understands the philosophy, objectives, policies and procedures for the Nursing Service and provides for their implementation Clinical Leader plans, administers and supervises nursing and related services with the geriatric psychiatric staff. Conforms behavior and actions to the expectations of the Service Excellence Program by exhibiting excellent customer relations skills to patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers.

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Massachusetts RN license required
All newly hired RNs must have BSN degree or within 12 months from date of hire
Current American Heart Association BLS certification required
Three years experience behavioral health / geriatric experience in a locked unit
Evidence of progressive leadership
Newly hired candidates are required to successfully complete a job specific physical agility test
Knowledge of DMH policies and procedures regarding human rights and restraint


Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Boston , Clinical Leader - Geri Psych, Other , Everett, Massachusetts

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