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Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health Unit - 32 Hours

Company: Steward Health Care
Location: Methuen
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

At Steward Health Care System, we are committed to improving the health of our communities by delivering exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect. Our continued focus on the patient experience informs our caregivers in how to provide care that is respectful of and responsive to individual patient and family preferences, needs and values.We dedicate ourselves in the communities we serve to delivering affordable health care to all and being responsible partners. No matter what your role, as a member of the Steward family, you are a specialist in the making every patient and family feel right at home, every co-worker a key to our success, and every referring practice, a team of prized colleagues.In support of this, we commit ourselves to the following values:CompassionAccountabilityRespectExcellenceStewardshipIf you are seeking a fast-paced, challenging position in an organization committed to achieving and maintaining a standard of excellence in all we do, our organization may be a good fit for you.Job Summary: Registered Nurse needed for Psych Unit Responsibilities: Provides patient care based on standards of care, standards of practice, protocols and established policies and procedures.Collaboratively plans and prepares patient/family for discharge incorporating support systems/resources as necessary.Appropriately prioritizes patient care, (e.g. seeks assistance as needed from appropriate resources, reassigns personnel as necessary, recognizes need for emergency intervention, etc.)Provides thorough, timely and accurate documentation of all pertinent data, therapeutic interventions and patient responses including assessment, care plan, patient goals and interventions according to established standards.Proactively identifies risk to patient safety and identifies opportunities to reduce medical/health care errors (i.e., appropriate reporting of errors/incidents).Safely administers medications and intravenous therapy in accordance with physician's orders, protocols, policies and procedures.Assess patient pain level upon admission and as necessary, utilizing the pain scale, (e.g. numerical, FACES, and functional goals.)Reassesses effectiveness of pain control and notifies physicians as needed, as well as, documents assessment and patients' response to medication.Readily accepts accountability for designated patient and effectively hands off patient as required.Appropriately delegates and supervises nursing interventions performed by others.Qualifications: Graduate of accredited school of nursing. Current nursing registration in Massachusetts required. At least 1 year experience in psychiatric nursing preferred. BSN required and a demonstrated clinical competence in the specialty area of nursing practice preferred. BCLS required.Important COVID messagePlease note, Holy Family hospital is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous (five-point) standard ensuring patient safety, confidence and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously cancelled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic

Keywords: Steward Health Care, Methuen , Registered Nurse, Behavioral Health Unit - 32 Hours, Other , Methuen, Massachusetts

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