CHA will add 42 new child, adolescent and specialized autism
spectrum/neurodevelopmental beds at its Somerville Campus, bringing
CHA's capacity to 69 youth beds. The new CHA Center of Excellence
for Child and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Care at Somerville
will provide a transformative continuum of patient- and
family-centered care for diverse youth with mental health needs.
The Center will also provide unique opportunities for training and
research at CHA to identify when, where and how to positively
impact trajectories of the Commonwealth's most vulnerable
Under the general direction of the Medical Director, and within
established hospital and departmental policies and procedures,
performs a variety of duties designed to meet the health care needs
of individuals, families, and the community in general. Essential
job functions are focused on customer satisfaction, effective use
of resources, teamwork, innovation and continuous quality
improvement. The responsibility of creating a respectful
environment for patients and staff is a Core Value of the Cambridge
Health Alliance. All employees are expected to treat patients and
co-workers respectfully. This includes demonstrating respect for
differences in language, culture, race, religion, citizenship,
gender, and sexual orientation, without discriminating on the basis
of income, insurance status, immigration status or disability.
Provides evaluation and treatment for assigned caseload of patients
providing a range of psychosocial care. The patients' care is
client-focused and goal oriented with a focus on improving or
restoring the patient's functional level.
Specific duties shall include (but are not limited to:
Respond to restraints and seclusions within one hour.
Perform clinical assessments and evaluations.
Plan, implement and revise treatment in consultation with
multidisciplinary teams and with community agencies as
Completes patient chart documentation as required by all
pertinent governing bodies in a timely manner.
Demonstrates ability to manage emergency situations in a prompt,
precise and professional manner.
Demonstrates expertise in nonviolent crisis prevention and
All responsibilities will be consistent with the scope of
practice acts governing health care in the Commonwealth of
MSN credentialed as an advanced practice clinician in
Current Massachusetts licensure authorizing practice in an
expanded role; eligible to prescribe. MA. RN Licensure required
American Heart Association BLS certification