Utilizing the nursing process, candidate has responsibility for providing for immediate and long-term nursing care needs of patients within the standards of the department, hospital and regulatory agencies. Accurately assesses patients’ needs, identifies patient behaviors that contribute to the development of a crisis; utilizes non-verbal and verbal techniques to de-escalate crisis situation. Accurately plans nursing interventions for assigned patients. Establishes a therapeutic alliance with assigned patients. Demonstrates safe, accurate and timely medication administration. Participates in leading patient groups and provides a leadership role in organizing and providing patient care. Will provide direction and supervision of Mental Health Workers. Provides for teaching needs of patient and significant others.
As a member of the Resource Team, you have the opportunity to care for patients on all our in-patient units as well as at the Clinical Evaluation Center. The variety of work assignments affords a rich learning experience. A comprehensive orientation is provided.
As a member of the Resource Team, you receive an additional $1/hr on your base salary.
Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Requires demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
Ability to utilize the nursing process and to work collaboratively.
No experience required; one year medical/psychiatric experience preferred.
Employees are expected to remain awake and alert at all times on all shifts.
Required to complete
electronic medical records training, and demonstrate 80% accuracy on competency
test within 30 days of hire.
It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.
MCL McLean Hospital Main Campus
115 Mill Street