Job Description

Job: 18-53676
Location: Bridgewater State Hospital, MA, Bridgewater
Facility: Bridgewater State Hospital
Shift: Evening
Job Type: Regular Full-Time

Company Introduction

Correct Care Recovery Solutions (CCRS) has partnered with the Massachusetts Department of Corrections to comprehensively manage and provide medical and mental health care, forensic mental health evaluation and treatment, substance abuse treatment and dental services to patients at Bridgewater State Hospital.  CCRS is seeking qualified professionals to be part of this innovative program that will deliver care in accordance with a person-centered, trauma-informed recovery/resiliency philosophy.  CCRS’ overall goal is to improve patients’ levels of functioning and wellness for a successful recovery and discharge from the hospital.  CCRS has several exciting employment opportunities based at Bridgewater State Hospital for individuals to work alongside visionary leaders committed to improving public health.  When you work at a CCRS facility, you have an opportunity to make a difference every single day.

Overview

Our Registered Nurse uses the nursing process to assess, plan, implement, and evaluate the provision of comprehensive psychiatric and medical care for an assigned population. In addition, this position participates in the delivery of program services and supervises appropriate healthcare staff.

Qualifications

Education for Registered Nurse:

  • Graduation from an a nursing accredited school

Experience for Registered Nurse:

  • Experience in psychiatric and/or long-term care, skilled, and/or sub-acute care setting preferred, but not required. 

  • Excellent customer service skills; dedication and commitment to providing excellent healthcare services to patients.

  • Excellent ability to operate effectively and efficiently in an enthusiastic, team-oriented work environment.

  • Above average writing skills. 

  • Must be able to thoroughly and effectively document all work performed in the position. 

Licenses/Certifications for Registered Nurse:

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of practice.

Responsibilities

  1. Coordinates the Risk Management Program and Patient/Resident Safety Plan. Facilitates the annual review and Provides comprehensive nursing care services, which includes assessment, plan development, implementation of plan of care and evaluation of effectiveness of interventions with revisions as necessary.
  2. Conducts intake assessments through interviews with patients and relatives to gather case history. Plans and provides nursing care for patients, prioritizes nursing interventions for the medical and emotional status of patients, and recommends treatment options.
  3. Consults with psychiatrists and other behavioral health staff in designing appropriate treatment plans for patients.
  4. Administers and notes reactions to psychotropic drugs and other medications. Arranges further medical attention when necessary.
  5. Assists the patient in understanding the nature of emotional disturbances and accepting the need for treatment in a recovery and trauma informed care environment.
  6. The above responsibilities are a highlight of responsibilities and not a full list. Other responsibilities may be performed as assigned.


CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer



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