Posted on Aug 12, 2019 by Cambridge Health Alliance
Department: Cahill 4 Psychiatry
Job Type: Full Time
Job Class: Non-Union
Work Shift: Days
Work Days: Monday - Friday
Date Posted: 08/12/2019
Requisition Number: hrq-90797
Cahill 4 is an adult Psychiatric locked unit. There are 18 beds available on this inpatient unit of which we see various types of psychiatric illnesses such as schizophrenia bi-polar and affective disorders, personality disorders, detox, adjustment disorder, psychosis, and use DBT/CBT group therapy. According to DMH we have a lower than average restraint use, use sensory approach to de-escalating patients, and all staff are educated in trauma informed care with provides each patient with individualized care.
CHA is seeking a Nurse Manager who would be responsible for Cahill 4 at The Cambridge Hospital. Cahill 4 is an 18 bed secure psychiatric unit. The unit provides short-term psychiatric care for adults age 18 and older. Treatment focus is assessment, stabilization and aftercare planning for the patient. A multidisciplinary team approach is used in working with patients. It is located at the CHA Cambridge Hospital campus and serves people of all ages across the Greater Boston region. 24-hour accountability and responsibility for nursing care delivered to patients as well as supervision of nursing staff.
Current Massachusetts RN licensure and Bachelor of Science in Nursing required. Master's Degree is preferred.
American Heart Association BLS required
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.[cha013017]