Registered Nurse - Per Diem at McLean Hospital(MCL)

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Location: Middleborough, Massachusetts

Job Description:

McLean Hospital is a comprehensive psychiatric hospitalcommitted to providing easy access to superior quality, cost-effective mentalhealth services in the Boston area, Massachusetts and beyond. Since 1811, McLean Hospital has been a worldleader in the treatment of mental illness and chemical dependency, researchinto the cause of mental illness and the training of generations of mentalhealth care providers. McLean's multidisciplinary programs treat a broad rangeof psychiatric illnesses across the full continuum of care.

Utilizing the nursing process, candidate has responsibility for providing for immediate and long-term nursing care needs of patients within the standards of the department, hospital and regulatory agencies. Accurately assesses patients' needs, identifies patient behaviors that contribute to the development of a crisis; utilizes non-verbal and verbal techniques to de-escalate crisis situation. Accurately plans nursing interventions for assigned patients. Establishes a therapeutic alliance with assigned patients. Demonstrates safe, accurate and timely medication administration. Participates in leading patient groups and provides a leadership role in organizing and providing patient care. Will provide direction and supervision of Mental Health Workers. Provides for teaching needs of patient and significant others.

AllMcLean team members are expected to consistently demonstrate our values ofintegrity, compassion, respect, diversity, teamwork, excellence and innovationin their work activities and interactions.


  • Candidate must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing

  • Currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

  • BSN preferred.

  • Requires demonstrated written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to utilize the nursing process and to work collaboratively.

  • No experience required; one year medical/psychiatric experience preferred.

Employees are expected to remain awake and alert at all times on all shifts.

All employees must possess basic computer skills to use avariety of electronic or online systems for communication, clinical andadministrative purposes.

Required to complete electronic medical records training, and demonstrate 80% accuracy on competency test within 30 days of hire.

EEO Statement

McLean is an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.
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