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Nurse Manager / RN - Adolescent Psych

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Somerville
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Location: CHA Somerville Campus Work Days: M-F, 8 hour day shiftsCategory: Nurse Manager Department: Adolescent Psych (2 North)Job Type: Full time Work Shift: Day Hours/Week: 40.00 Union: No Union Name: Non UnionIn June 2022, CHA opened a new inpatient center for youth with acute behavioral health needs. Located in Somerville, the beautiful new facility offers care for children 3-12, adolescents 13-17, and children with neuro-developmental disorders. The new Center for Inpatient Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Somerville will provide a transformative continuum of patient and family-centered care for diverse youth with mental health needs.The Adolescent Unit is a 21 bed secure psychiatric unit that provides care for children between the ages of 13 and 17. The unit is located in Somerville Hospital. This is an acute care unit, working on assessment, stabilization and after care treatment planning. We have a multidisciplinary team focused on teaching self-control, de-escalation and restraint reduction. This approach is used to provide patient and family centered care. Job Purpose:CHA is looking for a Nurse Manager for our newly expanded inpatient adolescent unit at the Somerville Campus. The nurse manager has 24-hour accountability and responsibility for nursing care delivered to patients as well as supervision of nursing staff.Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Current Massachusetts RN licensure
  • BSN or ASN is required. MSN is strongly preferred.
  • American Heart Association BLS
  • At least five years clinical experience in an acute psychiatric nursing.
  • Previous child and/or adolescent psych experience strongly preferred.
  • Candidates must have demonstrated leadership and management abilities.

    All newly hired candidates will be required to pass the agility portion of the occupational health physical.KEYWORDS: Psychiatric / Pediatric / Inpatient / Behavioral / Mental Health / Director / DON / Nurse Supervisor / Nurse ManagerIn 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.PI201660042

Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville , Nurse Manager / RN - Adolescent Psych, Executive , Somerville, Massachusetts

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