Harrington Hospital Inpatient Psychiatric RN in United States
About the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit at Harrington:
Harrington’s has a 14-bed inpatient unit on our Southbridge campus ( 2South) designed for patients who exhibit behavioral health and psychiatric conditions. Our team of specialists, including therapists and psychiatrists, provide expert diagnosis and treatment individualized for each patient.
Our team includes a medical director, nurse practitioner, social workers, nurses and mental health clinicians.
We offer a wide range of specialized inpatient services using the latest therapies, including sensory rooms and group meetings.
We work closely with the patient and his/her family and caregivers to design a comprehensive after-care treatment plan. The treatment plan may include outpatient therapy or treatment programs. The goal of treatment is to help the patient re-enter the community and live a productive life.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: The staff R.N., under the supervision of the Nurse Director or designee, is responsible for the nursing care of assigned patients, and/or to act as Charge Nurse/ Resource Nurse and to prescribe, delegate and coordinate the patient care administered by staff. Included in such responsibility is the goal of assisting patients to move as rapidly, uneventfully and safely through their hospitalization period.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: A minimum of one year of general medical-surgical experience is preferred.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation and training from an accredited school of nursing with current license by the Massachusetts B.O.R.N.. American Heart Association (AHA) B.L.S. certification for health care provider required upon hire or during orientation.