Job Description

Per-Diem - Per Diem, As needed, Varied Schedule
Must be available to work a minimum of three (3) eight hour shifts per calendar quarter

- Must be available to work a minimum of two weekend shifts per month

- Must be available to work at least one major holiday between October and April and another major holiday between May and September

- This position is covered by the MNA Collective Bargaining Agreement

Job Summary:
Registered Nurse needed for Psych Unit
Responsibilities:
  • Provides patient care based on standards of care, standards of practice, protocols and established policies and procedures.
  • Collaboratively plans and prepares patient/family for discharge incorporating support systems/resources as necessary.
  • Appropriately prioritizes patient care, (e.g. seeks assistance as needed from appropriate resources, reassigns personnel as necessary, recognizes need for emergency intervention, etc.)
  • Provides thorough, timely and accurate documentation of all pertinent data, therapeutic interventions and patient responses including assessment, care plan, patient goals and interventions according to established standards.
  • Proactively identifies risk to patient safety and identifies opportunities to reduce medical/health care errors (i.e., appropriate reporting of errors/incidents).
  • Safely administers medications and intravenous therapy in accordance with physician's orders, protocols, policies and procedures.
  • Assess patient pain level upon admission and as necessary, utilizing the pain scale, (e.g. numerical, FACES, and functional goals.)
  • Reassesses effectiveness of pain control and notifies physicians as needed, as well as, documents assessment and patients' response to medication.
  • Readily accepts accountability for designated patient and effectively hands off patient as required.
  • Appropriately delegates and supervises nursing interventions performed by others.
Qualifications:
  • Graduate of accredited school of nursing.
  • Current nursing registration in Massachusetts required.
  • At least 1 year experience in psychiatric nursing preferred.
  • BSN required and a demonstrated clinical competence in the specialty area of nursing practice preferred.
  • BCLS required.

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