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Registered Nurse / RN - Psychiatric New Grad Residency

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Location: CHA Somerville Campus Work Days: 8 hour shifts, w/ E/O wknd rotation and holidays as assigned Category: Registered Nurse Department: 5 East and 5 West - Neurodevelopment--Job Type: Full time Work Shift: Day / Night Hours/Week: 40.00 Union: Yes Union Name: MNA SomervilleAre you a recent graduate from an ADN or BSN program and have a passion for Mental Health Care? We are offering an outstanding opportunity for New Graduate Registered Nurses to join our team of nursing professionals in Inpatient Psychiatry!CHA is thrilled to announce the introduction of a psychiatric nurse residency program for new graduate nurses. This program will provide a coordinated, systematic approach to onboarding, orienting and transitioning new graduate nurses into clinical practice. This program will support the professional role transition, integration, and socialization to enable residents to transition from a beginner nurse to a competent professional nurse providing safe quality care.As a newly graduated RN in our Nurse Residency Program, you will receive the education and support necessary to develop the judgment, skill and knowledge you will need to become the highest caliber nurse. This invaluable program will enable a clear career path into nursing.For this cohort we have the following departments available:Somerville Hospital: Child Psych, Neuro-developmental, and Adolescent PsychiatryCambridge Hospital - Adult PsychiatryEverett Hospital -Adult Psych and Geriatric Psych--What to expect:-Start date around mi-July latest-Intensive 16-week psychiatric nurse clinical orientation as well as a 12-month residency classroom program that focuses on the tenets of the CCNE entry-to-practice standards.---Clinical orientation primarily consists of one-on-one preceptor guidance with the goal of independent performance in the clinical environment while following a curriculum designed specifically for new graduate nurses-Classroom time will provide education through a variety of educational methods (typically 4-8 hours per month) including lecture, group discussion, case studies, and more.-Starting Pay: $37.66/hQualifications:-Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing- all ADN or BSN applicants will be considered. BSN preferred.---Must have graduated between August 2022 and March 2023.-No prior RN or LPN experience in acute care or psychiatric settings.---Prior experience in psychiatric care areas in a non-RN/LPN role is preferred.---American Heart Association BLS Provider Certification required-Must be available to attend central nursing orientation starting on June 6th, 2023.What we need from you:Initial Application Requirements:

  • Updated Resume
  • Letter of Intention (aka Why do YOU want to be a psychiatric nurse?), noting which area(s) you are interested in applying for (see list of available areas above). 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. Cambridge Health Alliance brings Care to the People - including your neighbors, friends and family. Our local hospitals and care centers serve our vibrant, diverse communities, and play an integral role in improving health. As passionate advocates for the underserved, we actively partner with our communities to take on challenging public health issues, and conduct important research to help reduce barriers to care. We believe that everyone deserves access to high quality, convenient health care. This is why our employees believe in where they work and why many build long, rewarding careers at CHA.
    Healthcare is changing rapidly. CHA has a strategic plan that charts a proactive course for our future. It is built on a vision of equity and excellence for everyone, every time. It also recognizes that our workforce is our most valuable asset and prioritizes competitive salaries, benefits and professional development opportunities for employees. The strategic plan is changing the way we provide care and improving the health and experience of our patients; we are looking for smart, committed, compassionate people who want to be part of making our vision of better health and equity a reality.
    At CHA, you can believe in where you work and go home every day knowing you made a difference. Join our team and help us bring Care to the People.

Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville , Registered Nurse / RN - Psychiatric New Grad Residency, Healthcare , Somerville, Massachusetts

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