Location: CHA Cambridge Hospital, Cambridge, MA 02139
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Type: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Department: The Adolescent Inpatient Psychiatric Service is a 14-inpatient bed department located in the Cambridge Hospital. The adolescent unit serves adolescents from across the state of Massachusetts. There is a collaborative multi-disciplinary team approach.
Job Purpose: 24-hour/7 days a week administrative and clinical accountability for the unit, supervising RNs, Milieu Counselors and Unit Secretaries. Responsible for the patient experience of care which encompasses staff engagement, patient safety, quality and the overall patient experience. Responsible for hiring developing, coaching and maintaining a competent and engaged staff. Responsible for program development and implementation of evidenced based practices, and adherence to regulatory and licensing agency requirements. Must develop an annual staffing plan, and manage expenses. Must be able to partner with the Medical Director/Chief of Child Psychiatry and the manager of the Child Assessment Unit, to assure a common standard of care and uphold a philosophy of empathy and compassion for the patients and families we serve.
Current Massachusetts RN licensure
Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. MSN preferred.
AHA Healthcare Provider BLS
At least five years clinical experience in an Acute Psychiatric Nursing is required.
Candidate must have demonstrated leadership and management abilities.
All newly hired candidates will be required to pass the agility portion of the occupational health physical.