Registered Nurse (RN) - Adolescent Behavioral Health
Company: Hartford HealthCare
Posted on: November 12, 2021
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: Shift 2
Details: 40 hours per week evening shift RN,
3:00pm-11:30pm. Required to work every other weekend
where every moment matters.
Every day, over
30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing
in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters
here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most
comprehensive healthcare network.
St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport has
more than 3,200 employees. It includes a 473-bed community teaching
hospital, a 76-bed inpatient psychiatric facility in Westport, a
large multispecialty provider group, and special needs services for
adults and children. St. Vincent’s is the first hospital in
Fairfield County to be integrated into the Hartford HealthCare
network, and is the system’s second-largest
- Provides direct patient care to
behavioral health patients in accordance with the established
policies and procedures of the facility.
- Performs initial and on-going
bio-psychosocial assessments according to accepted standards of
nursing practice. Develops a nursing plan of care consistent with
the master treatment plan.
- Participates in treatment team
conferences to assist in planning and revising goals, objectives
and interventions appropriate to the age-related and
problem-specific needs of each patient.
- Implements nursing plan of care
for assigned patients and conducts and/or co- leads group therapy
sessions for patients.
- Evaluates patient's response to
interventions and revises nursing plan of care as needed.
Collaborates with the treatment team to revise goals, objectives
and interventions appropriate to the changes in patient
- Performs appropriate assessments
of patients per hospital policy and identifies physical,
psychosocial, cultural spiritual and age-related needs in order to
provide individualized care of the patient.
- Develops and documents a
comprehensive plan of nursing care in collaboration with the
patient and family to meet the physical, psychosocial, spiritual,
cultural and age-related needs of patients in order to facilitate
the delivery of care.
- Provides direct patient care
according to physician's order and appropriate protocols as
evidenced by documentation in patient's medical record and direct
supervisor or peer observation.
- Evaluates and recognizes changes
in patients' physical and psychosocial status and revises the plan
of care as necessary.
- Delegates aspects of care to other
nursing personnel, consistent with their level of education and
expertise in order to meet patients' needs and to maximize staff
- Demonstrates the knowledge and
skills necessary to provide care appropriate to behavioral health
patients and to interact with the interdisciplinary team in order
to achieve the desired outcomes for patients.
- Other Duties as
- Reflects ANA Scope and Standards
of Nursing Practice (2015), ANA Code of Ethics (2015), and ANA
Social Policy Statement (2015).
- Associate Degree in Nursing (ASN)
required, Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
- Must be able to both
individually and as a team member successfully manage out
of control patients using the methods outlined in the MOAB
- Licensed Registered Nurse
credentialed from the Connecticut Department of Public Health
obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
- One or more of the
- Certified BLS Provider
credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) obtained
within 2 Months (60 days) of hire date or job transfer
- Certified BLS Provider
credentialed from the American Red Cross obtained within 2 Months
(60 days) of hire date or job transfer date
great care of careers.
With locations around the state,
Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career
development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization
on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies,
breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men,
women and children. We know that a thriving organization
starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits
program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment
matters. And this is your moment.
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