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RN / Clinical Leader - Registered Nurse - Child Psych

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Somerville
Posted on: September 12, 2021

Job Description:

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.

The CU (Child Unit) is a 24 bed secure psychiatric unit providing care for children between the ages of 3 and 12. The unit is located at our CHA Somerville Campus. A multi-disciplinary approach is used to provide patient and family centered care. A continued emphasis on restraint reduction is ongoing and treatment focus is on assessment, stabilization, and after care treatment planning. The average length of stay is 7 days.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Current Massachusetts RN license required

  • American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS (Basic Life Support) certification is required

  • BSN degree required or BSN degree required within 1 year from date of hire for newly hired RNS

  • 1-2 years acute inpatient psychiatric experience preferred

  • In addition, newly hired candidates are required to successfully complete a job specific physical agility test

Newly hired candidates are required to successfully complete a job specific agility test

KEYWORDS: Registered Nurse / Psychiatric / Mental Health / Behavioral / RN / Inpatient / Diversity

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Keywords: Cambridge Health Alliance, Somerville , RN / Clinical Leader - Registered Nurse - Child Psych, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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