Temp - RN - Behavioral Health - Adult (Days) Brattleboro, VT

Brattleboro, VT 05301

Posted: 10/22/2019 Employment Type: Travel Specialty : Nursing Professionals Job Number: 12852 Skills: Psych RN

Temp - RN - Behavioral Health - Adult (Days) Brattleboro, VT

Behavioral Psychology

Inpatient

Job Description Assumes Charge Nurse responsibilities for a given shift (if scheduled as Charge).Utilizes the nursing process to assess, implement and evaluate patient/family care.Provides nursing care (including the administration of medication) to meet patients' needs.Demonstrates knowledge of specimen collection, storage and delivery criteria for toxicology testing.Participates in the development and maintenance of a safe and therapeutic milieu in assigned care area.Adheres to and implements organizational and departmental policies and procedures as they pertain to work area.Demonstrates the ability to intervene in crisis situations: · Assess the milieu, targets potential crisis situations and intervenes in a calm, supportive manner.· Utilizes appropriate degree of verbal intervention, which contributes to crisis resolution.· Demonstrates ability to physically intervene in crisis utilizing appropriate techniques.· May lead a show of support, directing others in their roles.· Appropriately documents the crisis situationPerforms Constant Observations, 1: 1' s, and other Safety checks or other forms of patient safety procedures as assigned.Participates in the development and implementation of the multidisciplinary plan of care for assigned patients.Shares information appropriately with member of the multidisciplinary team and other hospital department representatives through verbal reports and written documentation.Identifies the need for and participates in the delivery of education to patients and families.Participates in Performance Improvement activities within assigned area. Submission Requirements At least two years of Psych RN experience - RequiredCPI - Highly preferred in hand at time of submissionAdditional submission requirements for all Brattleboro positions -VT License - If your traveler needs to obtain their license, please confirm they are willing and eligible to obtain.CPI - If your traveler does not have this in hand, please confirm they are willing to obtain and if they will need it onsite (24 hours of non-billable orientation)Please outline what patient populations your traveler has experience with.2 supervisory references from the last 2 years of employment are required at submission.Any scheduling requests must be presented in the submission file. Certification Requirements BLS (AHA) CPI State License Requirements Vermont Additional License Requirements VT License must be active prior to start! About the Facility The Brattleboro Retreat' s Adult Inpatient Treatment Programs provides people ages 18 and older with a broad range of short-term, around-the-clock care for a wide range of acute mental health and addiction problems. Admissions are accepted 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week.The Adult Co-Occurring Disorders Inpatient Treatment Program offers 24-hour care in a safe and nurturing environment that' s designed to promote healing and ongoing recovery. Our treatment approach focuses on helping patients develop and maintain their sobriety while also managing co-occurring psychiatric issues (such as Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, etc.). The Adult Co-occurring Disorders treatment team specializes in providing high-quality intervention, medically assisted drug and alcohol withdrawal, stabilization, and the education needed to ensure a strong and successful recovery.The Area and RegionThe Brattleboro Retreat is situated in the Southern Vermont town of Brattleboro. Conveniently located near Interstate 91, a major North-South thoroughfare, Brattleboro is home to a thriving downtown. With a number of restaurants, pubs, and breweries (all located within a few blocks of each other), Downtown Brattleboro a foodie’s paradise. The town is also a haven for the arts. It is home to historic theaters, galleries, and artisanal boutiques. For those who like to get outdoors and explore, there are no shortage of options in and around Brattleboro. The West River converges with the Connecticut right in Brattleboro’s downtown, offering opportunities for swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and tubing. Within easy driving distance are a handful of local and state parks. Finally, there are close to 10 guided & self-guided biking tours that start right in town.Southern Vermont Informationhttps://vermontvacation.com/towns-and-regions/southern Assumes Charge Nurse responsibilities for a given shift (if scheduled as Charge).Utilizes the nursing process to assess, implement and evaluate patient/family care.Provides nursing care (including the administration of medication) to meet patients' needs.Demonstrates knowledge of specimen collection, storage and delivery criteria for toxicology testing.Participates in the development and maintenance of a safe and therapeutic milieu in assigned care area.Adheres to and implements organizational and departmental policies and procedures as they pertain to work area.Demonstrates the ability to intervene in crisis situations: · Assess the milieu, targets potential crisis situations and intervenes in a calm, supportive manner.· Utilizes appropriate degree of verbal intervention, which contributes to crisis resolution.· Demonstrates ability to physically intervene in crisis utilizing appropriate techniques.· May lead a show of support, directing others in their roles.· Appropriately documents the crisis situationPerforms Constant Observations, 1: 1' s, and other Safety checks or other forms of patient safety procedures as assigned.Participates in the development and implementation of the multidisciplinary plan of care for assigned patients.Shares information appropriately with member of the multidisciplinary team and other hospital department representatives through verbal reports and written documentation.Identifies the need for and participates in the delivery of education to patients and families.Participates in Performance Improvement activities within assigned area. At least two years of Psych RN experience - RequiredCPI - Highly preferred in hand at time of submissionAdditional submission requirements for all Brattleboro positions -VT License - If your traveler needs to obtain their license, please confirm they are willing and eligible to obtain.CPI - If your traveler does not have this in hand, please confirm they are willing to obtain and if they will need it onsite (24 hours of non-billable orientation)Please outline what patient populations your traveler has experience with.2 supervisory references from the last 2 years of employment are required at submission.Any scheduling requests must be presented in the submission file. The Brattleboro Retreat' s Adult Inpatient Treatment Programs provides people ages 18 and older with a broad range of short-term, around-the-clock care for a wide range of acute mental health and addiction problems. Admissions are accepted 24-hours-a-day, seven days a week.The Adult Co-Occurring Disorders Inpatient Treatment Program offers 24-hour care in a safe and nurturing environment that' s designed to promote healing and ongoing recovery. Our treatment approach focuses on helping patients develop and maintain their sobriety while also managing co-occurring psychiatric issues (such as Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, etc.). The Adult Co-occurring Disorders treatment team specializes in providing high-quality intervention, medically assisted drug and alcohol withdrawal, stabilization, and the education needed to ensure a strong and successful recovery.The Area and RegionThe Brattleboro Retreat is situated in the Southern Vermont town of Brattleboro. Conveniently located near Interstate 91, a major North-South thoroughfare, Brattleboro is home to a thriving downtown. With a number of restaurants, pubs, and breweries (all located within a few blocks of each other), Downtown Brattleboro a foodie’s paradise. The town is also a haven for the arts. It is home to historic theaters, galleries, and artisanal boutiques. For those who like to get outdoors and explore, there are no shortage of options in and around Brattleboro. The West River converges with the Connecticut right in Brattleboro’s downtown, offering opportunities for swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and tubing. Within easy driving distance are a handful of local and state parks. Finally, there are close to 10 guided & self-guided biking tours that start right in town.Southern Vermont Informationhttps://vermontvacation.com/towns-and-regions/southern

Start Date: 11/4/2019

Shift: Days, Must be willing to float to other units as needed. Must be willing to take charge shift as scheduled. Travelers will be required to make up any missed shifts prior to the end of their contract.

Shift Length: 8 Hours

Assignment Length: 13 weeks





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