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Nurse Manager / RN - Neurodevelopment

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Somerville
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Nurse Manager / RN - Neurodevelopment

Category: Nurse Manager
Location:
CHA Somerville Campus, Somerville, MA

Department: 5 East and 5 West
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Primarily Mon-Fri with 24/7 accountability
Hours/Week: 40
Date Posted: 06/08/2021
Requisition Number: hrq-120409

Job Details

  • Bachelors in Nursing (BSN)
  • RN Required
  • In partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts we will be expanding inpatient psychiatric care in the region, by adding 42 new child, adolescent and specialized autism spectrum/neurodevelopmental beds at our Somerville Campus. 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.

    CHA provides specialist assessment and care for children and adolescents who have severe mental health and neurodevelopmental needs. We provide comprehensive services for children experiencing complex and persistent emotional and behavioral difficulties due to neurodevelopmental disorders. These disorders are often called autism, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorders, and anxiety, for example. Come join our team to make a significant impact on these children and adolescents and help them perceive and process their environments appropriately.

    Job Purpose:

    CHA is looking for a Nurse Manager for our new Child and Adolescent Neurodevelopment Inpatient Unit at the Somerville Hospital Campus. We will care for our patients in a newly renovated secure 24-bed unit. The unit offers private rooms, communal eating and living areas, an outdoor activity space, an active sensory room, and quiet 'calming' spaces for both individual and group play and learning. 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

    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is required. MSN is strongly preferred.

    • American Heart Association BLS

    • At least five years clinical experience in acute psychiatric nursing.

    • Previous neurodevelopment 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 / Neurodevelopmental / Neurodevelopment / Neuropsychiatry / Neurology / Inpatient / Diversity / Behavioral / Mental Health / Pediatric / Autism

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Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville , Nurse Manager / RN - Neurodevelopment, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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