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Registered Nurse, Inpatient Behavioral Health, Per Diem (Regional position between Wtby Hosp & ECHN)

Company: Waterbury Hospital
Location: Waterbury
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Nurse, Inpatient Behavioral Health, Per Diem (Regional Position between Waterbury Hospital and Eastern Connecticut Health Network) COMPETITIVE: Competitive compensation!# Apply today! RATE OF PAY: $72/hr-$80/hr#(Dependent on Shift)################ NOTE: All employees must be willing to rotate between Waterbury Hospital, Manchester Memorial Hospital, and Rockville General Hospital SCOPE OF POSITION: As a member of the multi-disciplinary care delivery team, the professional nurse practices, delegates, and collaborates with other team members to facilitate the coordination and delivery of patient care for the behavioral health patient population including, but not limited to, adult patients, geriatric patients, and young adult patients. Reports to the Associate Director of Operations for Healthcare Staffing On Demand, LLC. RESPONSIBILITIES: Utilizing the nursing process develop and implement a plan of care and demonstrate leadership to ensure all patient/family needs are met, considering age specific factors. Contribute to the efficient operation of the patient care area, delegating responsibilities to appropriate members of the care delivery team based upon an understanding of others# roles, scope of practice, knowledge, and capabilities to ensure optimal utilization of personnel. Apply the principles of case management to patient care, and exercise autonomy, capability and motivation to be identified as one of the principal care givers for the patient, providing and/or referring services across the continuum of care. Promote a professional and collaborative approach to patient care, communicating appropriately with all members of the care team while working cooperatively to resolve problems and ensure excellence in clinical practice. Actively participate in initiatives to ensure quality outcomes of patient care. Maintain required knowledge and skills; complete general/unit/department specific competencies Demonstrate skills and judgment necessary to manage routine, urgent and crisis psychiatric situations by group therapy methods in the context of a therapeutic milieu. Identifies the appropriate care/treatment for the population serviced which includes young adult, adult and/or geriatric patients. REQUIREMENTS: Licensed Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut BSN preferred Two years of Behavioral Health experience in a hospital inpatient environment Good communication skills. Cannot be currently employed at Waterbury Hospital or ECHN. Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team Ability to work in a time-oriented environment including exposure to all patient elements, i.e. blood borne pathogens, physical requirements; lifting and pulling of patients, pushing stretchers, standing and walking for extended periods of time wearing a lead apron. Ability to interact with patients with tact and confidentiality. Graduate of an accredited Nursing (RN) Program Must have basic computer skills and ability to access internet and other programs applicable to the position. Ability to approach clinical responsibilities for patients with regard to growth and developmental issues related to the specific age groups of the population served. ORIENTATION: # Clinical orientation must be completed within 30 days of hospital orientation. # CONTINUING EDUCATION: # Employees are required to successfully complete mandatory education/training as assigned. It is the employee responsibility to complete and return all continuing education documents, i.e. certificates/forms by the posted due date to document knowledge of recent changes. # WORK REQUIREMENT: # A minimum of 24 hours per month, this includes (1) 12-hour weekend shift (weekend starts Friday 11pm- 7am Monday). A maximum of 130 hours per month will be permitted. A minimum of 1 shift per week is preferred All employees must be willing to rotate between Waterbury Hospital, Manchester Memorial Hospital, and Rockville General Hospital. The Central Scheduling Office will notify employee via the provided phone number if there is a need to change the assigned facility prior to the start of the shift.# Employee will be notified of any change 2 hours prior to the start of the shift. # HOLIDAY COMMITMENT: # Employees are required to work (1) 12-hour holiday under Group A; and (1) date under Group B, per year, to meet the holiday commitment. #

Keywords: Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury , Registered Nurse, Inpatient Behavioral Health, Per Diem (Regional position between Wtby Hosp & ECHN), Healthcare , Waterbury, Connecticut

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