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Registered Nurse 2nd shift Temporary

Company: State of Massachusetts
Location: Taunton
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Taunton State Hospital is seeking an experienced Registered Nurse. The sucessful candidate will Provide direct nursing care, custody and instruction to the adult psychiatric patients within locked units within DMH at TSH. Establishes nursing plan of care utilizing a Person Centered Approach within the Recovery Model of healthcare delivery. Assesses the health care needs of the patients and assures the needs of the clients are met. Please Note/: / This temporary position is 32 hours per week. The incumbent will work on the 2nd shift 2:45 p.m. - 11:15 p.m. Days off are: Week 1 Tues/Wed/Sat Week 2 Sun/Mon/Tues /_Required Qualifications:_/ * one year of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience as a registered nurse in a recognized hospital, clinic or medical facility. * Current and valid registration as a professional nurse under the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. /_Duties and Responsibilities (these are a general summary and not all inclusive):_/ 1. Provides direct professional nursing care, to assigned patients on the locked units of TSH utilizing a Patient Centered approach to assist the patient in meeting their goals and needs. 2. Establishes a therapeutic rapport with assigned patients to facilitate open communication to assist staff in providing care effective in meeting the patients established goals. 3. Oversees the maintenance of a safe, secure and therapeutic ward environment utilizing acuity and appropriate staff assignments. 4. Assures that all clients are assessed on a daily basis for quality care related to physical, medical, psychiatric, spiritual and cultural needs. 5. Gains knowledge required to provide Patient Centered Care to all patients within the Recovery Model by attending all assigned educational trainings offered by DMH. _About Taunton State Hospital_ Taunton State Hospital (TSH) operated by the Department of Mental Health (DMH) is a 45-bed inpatient facility that provides continuing care inpatient services to adults with major mental illnesses. The hospital is a leader in the successful integration of the Principles of Recovery and a rehabilitation philosophy into the treatment model and a part of the Southeast Area which works closely with the inpatient treatment teams to facilitate patients discharge back to the community. _Total Compensation:_ As an employee of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts you are offered a great career opportunity influencing a wide-spectrum of services to the diverse populations we serve - but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits which you should consider towards your overall compensation, including: * 75% state paid medical insurance premium * Reasonable Dental and Vision Plans * Flexible Spending Account and Dependent Care Assistance programs * Low cost basic and optional life insurance * Retirement Savings: State Employees' Pension and a Deferred Compensation 457(b) plan * 12 paid holidays per year and competitive Sick, Vacation and Personal Time * Tuition benefit for employee and spouse at state colleges and universities * Short-Term Disability and Extended Illness program participation options * Incentive-based Wellness Programs * Professional Development and Continuing Education opportunities * Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program _Pre-Hire 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 http://www.mass.gov/hhs/cori. Education, licensure and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Divisions 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 Commonwealths website. For questions regarding this requisition, please contact Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at (508) 977-3383 First consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: 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. Substitutions: 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. *Executive Order #595: As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. 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: *Registered Nurse 2nd shift Temporary Location: Massachusetts-Taunton-60 Hodges Avenue Requisition ID: 21000999

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