Utilizing the nursing process, candidate has responsibility for providing for immediate and long-term nursing care needs of patients within the standards of the department, hospital and regulatory agencies. Accurately assesses patients needs, identifies patient behaviors that contribute to the development of a crisis; utilizes non-verbal and verbal techniques to de-escalate crisis situation.
Accurately plans nursing interventions for assigned patients. Establishes a therapeutic alliance with assigned patients. Demonstrates safe, accurate and timely medication administration.
Participates in leading patient groups and provides a leadership role in organizing and providing patient care. Will provide direction and supervision of Mental Health Workers. Provides for teaching needs of patient and significant others.
Employment at McLean Hospital is contingent upon a successful CORI (Criminal Background Check), National Background Check and clearance from the Occupational Health Department. McLean Hospital is pleased to offer a full spectrum of benefits for all staff regularly scheduled to work 16 hours or more per week (benefits are pro-rated for part time staff). Time Off: McLean offers a comprehensive time off plan including vacation allowance of 2-4 weeks depending on position, generous sick (TOWP) time and 12 paid holidays per year.
Welfare: McLean offers Long term disability, fully paid life insurance, Business Travel Accident Insurance, and Long Term Care Insurance. Retirement: McLean offers two ways to save for retirement: the Massachusetts General Hospital Cash Balance Retirement Plan, a 401(a) employer funded plan and 403(b) retirement plans. Other: McLean has many other perks and benefits including tuition reimbursement, discounts at local gyms, an Employee Activities committee that offers discounted tickets. It is the policy of McLean Hospital to affirmatively provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment and existing employees without regard to their race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, ancestry, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender orientation or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.