Registered Nurse Geri Psych Unit at Baystate Wing Hospital

Baystate Medical Center

Job Description

Full / Part Time: Per Diem
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 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
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
Curent Massachusetts RN License
BLS Certification
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 Geri Psych Unit at Baystate Wing Hospital, Palmer, MA

Per Diem Status

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.