Jordan Hospital RN - Senior Behavioral Health Center in Plymouth, Massachusetts
The Senior Behavioral Health Center (SBHC) is a geriatric psychiatric/behavioral unit. Registered and licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, unit coordinators, nurse practitioners, social workers, occupational therapists, activity coordinators, dietitians and a physician medical director staff the unit.
Provides direct nursing care to geriatric population that suffers both significant psychiatric and physical co-morbidities.
Ensuring that a safe and therapeutic environment exists and is maintained for this population.
Safe administration of medication, including a thorough knowledge of psychiatric medications.
Collaboration with all members of the interdisciplinary team in order to provide comprehensive psychiatric and medical care to both patients and their families.
It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.
Current Massachusetts RN License
Evidence of Continuing Education
Previous experience working as a RN required, Med/Surg Nursing Experience preferred
AHA BLS required.
Documented Professional Development Activities
6-12 Months Charge Nurse Experience
Experience with Geriatric Psych Population.
As with all job assignments, staff may be floated to areas where they are needed.