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Baystate Wing, Registered Nurse, Inpatient Psych

Job ID 85891 Full / Part Time: Full-Time
Location: Palmer, Massachusetts
Regular/Temporary: Regular

As a Registered Nurse in the Geri-Psych Unit at Baystate Wing  Hospital; your essential functions include:

  • Provides professional direct and indirect patient care in the geriatric psych setting, that meets the psychosocial, physical and general patient care needs through physical and mental assessments, laboratory testing, treatment plans and therapeutic treatments
  • Knowledge of a wide range of disorders; cognitive, emotional, developmental, social and behavioral health
  • Performs crisis intervention
  • Participates in the department's performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities
  • Communicates with physician/social work department, nurse manager/co-workers as appropriate about changes in patient's clinical condition

What you will need?

  • Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing; Associate's Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Curent Massachusetts RN License
  • BLS Certification
  • Minimum two year's RN experience
  • Nursing experience in acute care/behavioral health/dementia setting
  • Basic computer knowledge, strong interpersonal skills and knowledge of a wide range of psychosocial, cognitive and developmental disorders

Position located in the Parker Psych Inpatient Unit at Baystate Wing Hospital, Palmer, MA

Please submit resume with online application

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

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