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RN / Registered Nurse - Neurodevelopment
Department: 5 East and 5 West
Job Type: Part Time
Job Class: Union
Work Shift: Days/Evenings
Work Days: 7a-3:30p and 3:00p-11:30p, rotating weekends and holidays
Date Posted: 05/25/2021
Requisition Number: hrq-118258
In partnership with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts we will be expanding inpatient psychiatric care in the region, by adding 42 new child, adolescent and specialized autism spectrum / neurodevelopmental beds at our Somerville Campus. The new CHA Center of Excellence for Child and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Care at Somerville will provide a transformative continuum of patient and family-centered care for diverse youth with mental health needs.
Cambridge Health Alliance's Child and Adolescent Neurodevelopment Inpatient Unit provides specialist assessment and care for children and adolescents who have severe mental health and neurodevelopmental needs. CHA provides services for children experiencing complex and persistent emotional and behavioral difficulties due to neurodevelopmental disorders. We care for our patients in a newly renovated secured 24-bed unit at the CHA Somerville Campus. Our unit offers private rooms, communal eating and living areas, an outdoor activity space, an active sensory room, quiet 'calming' spaces for both individual and group play and learning.
Qualifications and Experience:
Current Massachusetts RN license required
American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers BLS (Basic Life Support) certification is required
BSN degree required or BSN degree required within 1 year from date of hire for newly hired RNS
1-2 years acute inpatient psychiatric experience preferred. Neurology and/or Neurodevelopment experience strongly preferred.
In addition, newly hired candidates are required to successfully complete a job specific physical agility test
KEYWORDS: Registered Nurse / RN / Psychiatric / Neurodevelopmental / Autism / Neurology / Inpatient / Diversity / Behavioral