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Bay Cove Human Services Inc Nurse II (BEST Boston) in Boston, Massachusetts

Recognized by the Boston Globe as one of the Top Places To Work, Bay Cove Human Services is a private, not-for-profit corporation that provides a wide variety of services to individuals and their families who face the life-long challenges of developmental disabilities, aging, mental illness and drug and alcohol addiction. We have a wide variety of programs available to our clients including residential services, employment support, and day habilitation programs. Bay Cove's 2,000 highly trained employees serve more than 20,000 individuals and their families each year at more than 160 different program sites throughout Greater Boston and southeastern Massachusetts. Nurse II (BEST Boston CCS (Crisis Stabilization Unit, Boston) Schedule: Saturday, Sunday, Monday 4p-12:30a Salary: $35/hour Responsibilities: The charge nurse is responsible for running a 17 bed crisis stabilization unit during their shift. The charge nurse is responsible for providing direct services for clients at the CCS in a manner that promotes clients? safety, overall health, their effective resolution of crises, and their reintegration into community based services. Maintains effective communications with the pharmacy and ensures that medication systems meet all required standards for storage, documentation, administration, and disposal. Provides direct services to clients at the CSU including medication Requisition #10211administration, health assessments, and treatment and completes documentation as required. Participation in daily rounds with multidisciplinary team Coordinates admissions and discharges to and from the unit. Ensures that safety protocols are routinely reviewed and followed consistently by shift staff (such as emergency systems; identification and remedy of facility safety hazards; security systems; lock up of sharps and any potential toxins; hazardous waste management; checks protocols, checking vitals protocols, etc). Qualifications: Massachusetts Licensed Registered Nurse with a minimum of three years nursing experience in the delivery of behavioral health services to adults and/or children and adolescents Current certification in CPR Ability to work collaboratively as a member of multi-disciplinary and cross-functional teams. Demonstrated ability to work in a pressured situation and maintain clarity, focus, judgment, and compassion Ability to identify problems and initiate solutions to problems Ability to work with people in crisis in a hopeful and compassionate manner and model this for others Ability to work independently Driving License Required? No Benefits: Excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, 403(b) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement/remission, paid vacation & holidays, sick time pay, and employee referral bonuses. TO APPLY: Apply online by going to https://www.baycove/org/apply/index.cfm?pid=10211. Bay Cove Human Services, 66 Canal Street, Boston, MA 02114 Bay Cove is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer