Southern New Hampshire Medical Center
Department: Behavioral Health – West Campus Nashua NH
Schedule: Full-time 36-40 hours
Hours: days of the week vary 3:00pm – 11:30pm
For more than 100 years, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, A MAGNET designated facility, has honored our mission: to improve, maintain, and preserve the overall health and well-being of individuals living in the greater Nashua area by providing information, education, and access to exceptional health and medical care services.
We have literally been at the heart of better health for Greater Nashua. Our main downtown campus, a familiar landmark for generations, has grown along with the Gate City. Today, The Medical Center and our affiliated doctors and services extend across much of southern New Hampshire. Along with our growth has been the opportunity for many to build and enhance their careers within our organization. We encourage the professional and personal development of our employees and are proud of the workplace culture we have developed.
At Southern New Hampshire Health, we believe in the little moments and the power of small gestures. It is our desire to make every patient, family or visitor interaction meaningful.
You'll see some of these wonderful moments in our new video “We believe in the little moments…”
As a member of the Patient Care Services team, the Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit Registered Nurse cares for patients ranging from adolescents to adults with acute and acute on chronic psychiatric disorders. The registered nurse successfully completes a competency based orientation program to become proficient in serving the Behavioral Health patient population.
· Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
· Current NH licensure as a Registered Nurse
· Graduate from an accredited school of nursing
· Effective written and verbal communication skills
· Ability to achieve the following competencies:
Within 30 days:
- Basic Life Support
Within 90 days:
- Intravenous Therapy
- Suicide Risk Assessment
Within 180 days:
o Behavioral Emergency Management (BRRT)
o Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB)
o Milieu management and group facilitation
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.