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Company: Holyoke Medical Center
Location: Holyoke, MA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

SIGN ON BONUS - Up to $20,000 with Experience Holyoke Medical Center is a proud 198-bed community hospital that has served the healthcare needs of the pioneer valley for over 125 years.# We continue to grow and address the needs of our community through quality and patient centered care.# We are currently expanding our inpatient behavioral health unit.# We are in need of experienced RNs to perform the following duties:# * To perform the range of psychiatric nursing duties required to care for primarily high risk, mentally ill patients in a locked setting. * Work assignments require a thorough knowledge of mental health practices and procedures, laws and regulations, the ability to work independently * Observes assigned patients on a daily basis to identify, interpret, and document physical and emotional status and/or patterns, such as assaultive or suicidal behavior, and response to treatment or medication; as part of a multi-disciplinary team, assists in formulating a diagnosis and developing and implementing individualized patient treatment plans based on observations; provides crisis intervention to those individuals experiencing acute episodes. * Administers medications to patients, monitors use, and documents reactions; instructs patients on the purpose, dosage, and side effects of medication. Applicants must have: A passion for caring about a community through quality work in a stand alone hospital A drive for learning new practices to be able to adapt to our rapidly changing environment. A willingness to offer new ideas to the team to help with our culture of continuous improvement. The ability to perform multiple tasks at the same time. A TEAMWORK MENTALITY Qualifications: Graduate of an accredited school of nursing; current Massachusetts RN Licensure; CPR Certification; ACLS Certification or obtain certification within one year of hire. #


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