BAYSTATE HEALTH Grad Nurse Resident-Geri Psych Unit in Palmer, Massachusetts
New Grad Nurse Resident-Geri Psych Unit Position located in the Medical/Surgical Unit at Baystate Wing Hospital, Palmer, MA Full-time/36 Hours per Week, Night Shift including Weekend/Holiday Rotation The Nurse Residency Program is designed to facilitate successful transition into professional practice for the new graduate RN from a baccalaureate program. The Nurse Resident will participate in a unit orientation to the specific specialty/service line to which they are hired: + supported by the Nurse Residency Program Manager and Facilitator and unit-based educator, manager and preceptors to professionally develop into the role of RN + apply theoretical concepts at the bedside, and develop critical thinking abilities The Nurse Resident under the supervision of the unit educator and manager and in collaboration with the Nurse Residency Program will be: + responsible for the provision of nursing care to assigned patients in accordance with current BH Standards of Care + demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide expected standards of care based on physical, psychosocial, cultural, educational, spiritual, safety, and age appropriate considerations of patients + assumes responsibility for the patient's plan of care and is held accountable for decisions specific to assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the plan of care The Nurse Resident provides direct patient care in collaboration with the interprofessional health care team.The Nurse Resident complies with all regulations and standards of regulatory and accrediting bodies and is currently licensed in the state of Massachusetts and a registered nurse. The requirements for residency are the following: + Graduate with Bachelor's Degree from an accredited school of professional nursing within one year of hire date + No previous RN experience or practice + Current Massachusetts RN License + Health Care Provider CPR Certification 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.