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Registered Nurse

Company: Bournewood Health Systems
Location: Brookline
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Nurses (RN)Various position types and shifts available as well as varied populations within our diverse units!Shifts available are:Day/Evenings rotating every other weekend (6:45am-3pm/2:45pm-11pm)Evening/Awake overnights rotating every other weekend (2:45pm-11pm/10:45pm-7am)Openings: Full time openings day/evening and evening/awake overnight rotating every other weekend.About Us: Bournewood Health Systems, founded in and continuously operating since 1884, is a private behavioral health organization with a main campus in Brookline, MA and satellite sites in Woburn, Lowell and Dedham. We are dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery. We are committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. We stand firmly for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff. All Bournewood employees are continuously trained in this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.Salary: Commensurate with experienceStart Date: ASAPQualifications: MUST be experienced in working with adults or adolescents with psychiatric or substance abuse issues in an inpatient environment. Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program, BSN is preferred, licensed as a nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and CPR certified.Assessment, planning and evaluation of patient care. Provides group therapy and trauma informed care to patients.#INDBHEssential Functions:Plans and implements individualized nursing care.Initiates written nursing care plan individualized to resolve the problems identified in assessment.Documentation of nursing interventions, patient response to treatment plans, and identifies teaching needs and patient response to teaching.Completes and documents teaching in the medical record prior to patient dischargeMaintains a safe environment for patients and colleagues.Orients new employees using orientation guidelines and corrective feedback.Assesses patient needs, prioritizing nursing care activities and assigns patients care according to patient needs and skill level of staff daily.Provides trauma informed care to patientsModels a calm approach to managing crisisSupervises staff in proving strength based care, using sensory tools, and recommends rehab consult as neededAssesses patients for early signs of escalation and helps them use their safety plan in preventing further escalation.Leads and documents on a weekly basis a group for patients.Safely administers medication and documents according to procedure.Adheres to policy of patient confidentiality, maintains professional boundaries and accepts float assignment as needed.Identifies resources to facilitate effective patient care.Maintains effective working relationship with other departments and clinicians.May be assigned to a charge nurse or med nurse role on shifts assigned. As charge nurse responsible for daily shift assignment, completing SBAR report, completing 24 hr report and maintaining oversight of staff and patient movements on the shift.Essential Competencies:Knowledge of bio-psychosocial factors, cultural and age related issues with patient populations.Knowledge of psychotropic medications and other treatment modalities for psychiatric disorders and Chemical Dependency.Ability to relate to other team members including giving clear direction to MHCs.Meets standards for educational requirements of Bournewood Hospital Nursing Department including current CPR competency.Minimum Qualifications: MA licensure.Experience in inpatient psychiatry.Chemical Dependency and Medical Surgical Nursing experience preferred .CPR certification required.Excellent interpersonal skillsPhysical Criteria:Must be able to climb stairs, and walk the grounds.Must be able to assist with patient care, example: turning a patient in bed, assisting with ambulation.Must be able to participate in restraint procedure.Must be able to see clearly to read medication labels, etc.Reports to: Nurse Manager, Nursing Supervisors.Supervises: LPN, SMHC, Milieu Therapist, Mental Health Jobble

Keywords: Bournewood Health Systems, Brookline , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Brookline, Massachusetts

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