State of Massachusetts RN II - Seasonal Vacancy 2nd Shift in Pocasset, Massachusetts

This is a seasonal position for an anticipated duration of 90 days.

Work Schedule: (40 hours) 3:00pm - 11:30pm

  1. Pos#00274326 – Days Off: Week 1 Monday/Saturday; Week 2 Sunday/Thursday

  2. Pos#00264627 – Days Off: Week 1 Sunday/Friday; Week 2 Wednesday/Saturday

The Department of Mental Health seeks a highly talented individual who will reflect the diversity of our consumer population. The incumbent will provide direct nursing care and treatment to patients by comprehensively observing, assessing and recording their health and mental status. Establishes and regularly updates plans of patient care with both short and long term goals through analysis of data and symptoms and through consultation with other staff and superiors. Participates as a member of an interdisciplinary team by participating and communicating in formal meetings and casual discussions to ensure therapeutic patient service delivery. Participates in treatment team and works to provide quality patient care through assisting in the development of treatment and discharge planning, providing treatment and medications and by monitoring patients to aid in rehabilitation. Plan for patients, families and significant others educational needs and initiates measures to meet these needs. Provides leadership to unit staff, instructing personnel in nursing techniques, procedures and equipment as needed to ensure safe and effective nursing care.

Preferred Qualifications: Psychiatric and acute care setting experience preferred.

Cape & Islands Site / Pocasset Mental Health Center provides comprehensive services to adults and children*. *Programs include a 16-bed acute in-patient unit, Case Management, Day Treatment Program and Adult Community Clinical Services. The Pocasset Mental Health Center is a Joint Commission certified facility. In all we always aspire to create an environment which promotes growth and independence for patients, families, and employee alike.

We offer an excellent salary and benefit package including, tuition remission, health insurance, alternative work schedules, educational/certification incentives (As per Union Contract), shift and w/e differentials.

_Pre-Offer Process:_

  • A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit

  • Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines

Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website.

For questions, please contact Cathy Nolette at (508) 977-3120.


Applicants must have at least (A) one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience as a registered nurse in a recognized hospital, clinic or medical facility, or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.


I. A Graduate degree with a major in Nursing may be substituted for the required experience .*

*Education toward such a degree will be prorated on the basis of the proportion of the requirements actually completed.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL LEVELS IN SERIES: Current and valid registration as a professional nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing.

*Recent graduates from an approved school of nursing must have applied for the first available registered nurse examination.

Based on assignment, possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator's license may be required.

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Job: *Medical Services

Organization: *Department of Mental Health

Title: RN II - Seasonal Vacancy 2nd Shift

Location: Massachusetts-Pocasset-830 County Road

Requisition ID: 180006LW