Southern New Hampshire Medical Center

Department: Behavioral Health Unit

Schedule: Full-time 30+ hours

Shift: Day/evening

Hours: 7:00a-3:30p, 7:00a-7:30p

Req#: 19112

Department Summary:

As a member of the Patient Care Services team, the Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit Registered Nurse cares for patients 18 years of age or older with acute and/or chronic psychiatric disorders. The Behavioral Health Unit is an 18–bed adult behavioral health unit serving a patient population that is voluntarily admitted for mental illness with or without co-occurring medical diagnoses, averaging a one-week length of stay.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current NH licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • 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
    • Psychopharmacology
  • Within 180 days:
    • Behavioral Emergency Management (BRRT)
    • Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB)
    • Milieu management and group facilitation

About Southern New Hampshire Health:

For more than 100 years, Southern New Hampshire Medical Center 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.
 
If you are interested in joining a 4-time Magnet® organization, then Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, is the place for you. There are many options to practice throughout our 188-bed acute care facility. Our state-of-the-art units provide a wide array of equipment and patient acuity depending on your professional interests, certifications, and experience level.

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