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RN Float - Child and Adolescent Psych - Full time, Eve.

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Somerville
Posted on: November 18, 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: Inpatient Psych Float Pool SH Job Type: Full time Work Shift: Evening Hours/Week: 40.00 Union: Yes Union Name: MNA Somerville
CHA recently 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 & Adolescent Psychiatry at Somerville will provide a transformative continuum of patient and family-centered care for diverse youth with mental health needs.CHA provides specialist assessment and care for children and adolescents who have severe mental health needs. We provide comprehensive services for youth who are experiencing complex and persistent emotional and behavioral difficulties.Job Purpose:The Somerville Hospital Float Pool Registered Nurses provide care with an emphasis on culturally sensitive, evidence based nursing practice. While regularly scheduled, the members of the float pool are deployed on a shift by shift basis to provide nursing care to patients in the three psychiatric units at Somerville Hospital which include the adolescent and child psych units as well as the neurodevelopment unit. Float coverage will be at the Somerville campus only. Qualifications and Experience:

  • Current Massachusetts RN license required
  • American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS (Basic Life Support) certification is required
  • BSN or ASN degree required
  • 1-2 years acute inpatient psychiatric experience preferred.
  • In addition, newly hired candidates are required to successfully complete a job specific physical agility test
    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 , RN Float - Child and Adolescent Psych - Full time, Eve., Healthcare , Somerville, Massachusetts

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