Registered Nurse, Behavioral Response Team (Psych RN) - 36hrs Nights
Boston Children's Hospital (BCH)
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Type: Part Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 59926BR
Job Posting Description
At Boston Children’s Hospital, the quality of our care – and our inclusive hospital working environment – lies in the diversity of our people. With patients from local communities and 160 countries around the world, we’re committed to reflecting the spectrum of their cultures, while opening doors of opportunity for our team. Here, different talents pursue common goals. Voices are heard and ideas are shared. Join us, and discover how your unique contributions can change lives. Yours included.
The Registered Nurse will be responsible for:
Supporting the care of patients with behavioral health needs on inpatient medical units, emergency department, and both on- and off-campus ambulatory clinics.
Coordinating with patients and their families to develop effective care plans.
Responding to and deescalating acute behavioral health crisis.
Education to staff on caring for patients with behavioral health needs.
This position will rotate between 300 Longwood Ave (main hospital) and 2 Brookline Place (outpatient clinics).
In the main hospital, this position will rotate between different roles on the team including (1) providing proactive behavioral health care, (2) responding to and managing acute behavioral events, and (3) staffing a subset of rooms on medical units where patients are awaiting psychiatric placement.
36 hour/week; rotating nights and every third weekend.
To qualify, you must have:
Minimum 2 years of psychiatric nursing experience and 1 year working with children with behavioral health needs.
Please note: During a public health emergency, individuals in this role may be expected to take on additional duties to respond to organizational needs.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children’s Hospital is dedicated to improving and advancing the health and well-being of children around the world through its life-changing work in clinical care, biomedical research, medical education and community engagement.
Boston Children's is ranked the number one pediatric hospital in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. It is home to the world's largest pediatric research enterprise, and it is the leading recipient of pediatric research funding from the National Institutes of Health. It is the primary pediatric teaching hospital for Harvard Medical School. Boston Children’s treats more children with rare diseases and complex conditions than any other hospital.