Wellforce Registered Nurse, RN, Behavioral Health, Emergency Department, ER in Lowell, Massachusetts
This is an exceptional opportunity to work close to home in the Behavioral Health Unit of a fast -paced Emergency Department (ER) and to join a Magnet-recognized, community-based hospital that delivers on our promise to provide Complete Connected Care.
As a Behavioral Health Unit Registered Nurse you will care for patients ranging from adolescents to adults with acute and chronic psychiatric disorders. You will work with a team that includes the nursing staff, Mental Health Tech, Emergency Services Providers, and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide high quality compassionate care for patients in crisis.
The Saints campus Emergency Department provides care for Behavioral Health patients in its 24-bed Emergency Department and in the 16-bed secure holding Behavioral Health area.
About Saints Campus Emergency Department, ER:
40,000 visits annually
24 licensed beds with an Ambulatory Care area
Certified Stroke Center
Primary Angioplasty Program with transfer protocol
Our ER uses a multidisciplinary team of staff including: Registered Nurses, ED Techs, Mental Health Techs, Board Certified Emergency Department Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners including Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapy, Phlebotomy, Radiology and CT Techs and Security staff.
This position will be provide care for Behavioral Health patients, as well as general ED patients.
Hours: 36 hours per week, 7p-7:30a
Qualifications ED Saints Campus:
RN with previous Behavioral Health, Psych experience required.
BSN preferred, BLS required, ACLS preferred
CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention with proficiency in verbal de-escalation
ED experience not required
About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an outstanding place to work. and offers amazing advancement opportunities for our staff. You can take part in our Clinical Advancement Program which recognizes nurses who consistently expand their roles by providing exceptional patient care. We have competitive salaries & benefits, shared governance, tuition reimbursement, clinical mobility tracks and free on-campus parking. Staff are encouraged to participate in our unit-based council or one of the many council opportunities.
Magnet Designation: The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care with our 3rd designation achieved in August 2020. The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 2% of hospitals have attained a 3rd Magnet designation.
Part of the Circle Health network, Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.
As a proud member of Wellforce, we work with affiliates Tufts Medical Center, Hallmark Health and NEQCA to provide the highest quality care to communities throughout Massachusetts.
Circle Health / Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.