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RN / Registered Nurse - Adolescent Psych - 24 hrs/wk, D/E

Company: Cambridge Health Alliance
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 22, 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: Psych SH 5 West Adolescent Nursing Job Type: Part-time 24 hrs/wkWork Shift: Day / Evening Hours/Week: 24.00 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.The 5 West Adolescent Unit is a new 8 bed secured psychiatric unit that provides care for adolescents between the ages of 13 and 18. The unit is located in Somerville Hospital. This is an acute care unit, working on assessment, stabilization and after care treatment planning. We have a multidisciplinary team focused on teaching self-control, de-escalation and restraint reduction. This approach is used to provide patient and family centered care.CHA provides specialist assessment and care for adolescents who have severe mental health needs. We provide comprehensive services for adolescents experiencing complex and persistent emotional and behavioral difficulties. -
Job Purpose: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 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 / Registered Nurse - Adolescent Psych - 24 hrs/wk, D/E, Other , Somerville, Massachusetts

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