shippensburg, PA 17257 | Travel

Post Date: 06/19/2018 Job ID: 4641 Specialty : Nursing Professionals Skills: Psychiatric

Shippensburg, PA and is 112 bed facility. They are also a free standing Psych Hospital with all paper charting.   RN' s are responsible for admissions, D/C' s, treatment plans and medications.   No On-site Security.   Hospital staffs to acuity, not patient ratios.

Acuity Level             Low- On Substance Abuse residential unit; Low-Moderate on Acute Psych
Primary Specialty         Psychiatric Diagnosis, Substance Use Disorders, and Co-Occuring Disorders
" Total Number of Beds         112 Beds

Number of Beds per Unit"     52 Acute which can flex from 34-42 for Adult and 10-18 for adolescent.   60 Bed non-hospital rehab, 14 of which can be detox.
Shift Hours –              12 also 4, 8 and 16.
Shift Start Times         start times are 6: 30am and 6: 30 pm.
Education Requirements     Associates Preferred, but not required
Competencies required         HWC, VD, CPR
Number of years exp. Preferred     2+

Type of experience required     MS inpatient psych will suffice, but would appreciate that candidate realize the significant difference in the environment, staffing ratios, etc.
Type of experience preferred     Experience working at a freestanding psychiatric facility or substance use treatment center.

License and Certifications required
License and Certifications preferred     BC-Psychiatric Nurse
" Handle With Care Required?     HWC required
Will Facility Train?         Facility will train.
Charting Method         Paper
Nurse to Patient Ratio     Rehab Unit- Varies… nursing is limited as it is a clinically run program.   1-2 nurses for up to 60 patients (average around 50).   Minimally 1 nurse per 7 detox patients.       Psych Units - Nurse and MHT ratio together is between 1: 4 and 1: 6 depending on unit.   Adolescent unit has 1 RN.   Adult Unit has 2 nurses typically and if staffing allows, a 3rd nurse when census is high.                                                                                  
How Many Mental Health Tech' s/Recovery Specialist/Behavioral Health Techs Work Each Shift    
Adult Unit Day: 4/5 Nights 2/3   Adolescent: 1/2 Nights: 1
Vitals - Do MHT' s Do This     Yes on Psych.   There are not MHT' s on the rehab… there are counsleor aids and they have a clinical role.
Will there always be a Psychiatrist/Physician/Nurse Practitioner present?        
No.   The psychiatrists are in 7 days a week, but overnight coverage is by call.
Equipment Used     Vital sign machines, RX Now dispensing machine
Typical Medications     Anti-psychotics, anti-depressants, anti-anxiety meds
Medication dispensing equipment     Med carts and RX Now Dispensing machine
Orientation - How long is Orientation     One week, and additional as needed.
Weekend & Holiday Requirements     Every other weekend.  " A" and " B" holiday schedules
Is On-Call Required     Not currently, but possibly in the future.
" Dress Code:
Scrubs?   Specific Colors?"     Scrubs or business casual.

Job Summary: 
The Registered Nurse provides professional nursing care on a designated unit in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Roxbury Treatment Center.   The Registered Nurse prescribes, coordinates and delegates nursing care utilizing the nursing process which is integrated into the multidisciplinary treatment team plan of care.   The Registered Nurse is accountable for assigned nursing care activities on a shift basis and is responsible for promoting and enhancing professional nursing practice on the unit under the direction of the Nurse Manager or DON.   The Registered Nurse may also assume Charge Nurse responsibilities as required.




Weekly Gross: $1, 721.00

W2 Regular Hours: $20.00 hourly; $720.00 weekly 

Total Stipend: $143.00 daily; $1, 001.00 weekly 

Meals: $51.00 daily; $357.00 weekly 

Lodging: $92.00 daily; $644.00 weekly 

Start: July 2, 2018 

Duration: 13  weeks 

Shift: 3 - 12  hour DAY-EVENING-NIGHT  shifts  ( 1 RN for each shift time- 8s or 10s are also available); 630am to 630pm 

Number of Positions: 3


Local Rate: $42.00 per hour; 
At Tact Medical Staffing we believe in building supportive personal relationships with our candidates to match them with the healthcare client that best meets their professional and personal lifestyle choices. Benefits include a personalized recruiter who is available 24/7, competitive pay packages, an advantageous referral program, and national health insurance coverage.

Jessica Morreale

My name is Jessica Morreale and I am a traveling nurse recruiter! My mission is to help you place you on your next adventure in nursing, wherever it may be. My focus is to make sure all my nurses are comfortable and happy in the hospitals they are working and traveling to. On my free time I enjoy cooking, traveling, going to concerts, and hanging out with good friends and family! I believe in providing encouragement, trust and guidance to all my nurses, so they can continue to do their best at helping others in need. See the true beauty in being able to work and travel side by side, and let me place you on your next adventure!

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