McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospital
committed to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mental
health services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a world
leader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, research
into the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mental
health care providers. McLean's multidisciplinary programs treat a broad range
of psychiatric illnesses across the full continuum of care.
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. All
McLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values of
integrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovation
in their work activities and interactions.
Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Requires demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
Ability to utilize the nursing process and to work collaboratively.
No experience required; one year medical/psychiatric experience preferred.
Employees are expected to remain awake and alert at all times on all shifts.
All employees must possess basic computer skills to use a
variety of electronic or online systems for communication, clinical and
Required to complete electronic medical records training, and demonstrate 80% accuracy on competency test within 30 days of hire.
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, genderidentity or expression,or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable law or regulation.
:MA-Belmont-MCL McLean Hospital Main Campus
:MCL McLean Hospital Main Campus115 Mill StreetBelmont02478
:Per DiemStandard Hours:1
:RotatingPosted Shift Description:Temporary Per Diem