Mansfield Center, CT
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Natchaug Hospital is Eastern Connecticut’s leading provider for children, adolescents and adults with mental illness and substance abuse addictions. We offer a variety of programs including inpatient and outpatient behavioral health, residential treatment for court-involved teenage girls, geriatric services, clinical day treatment schools and chemical dependency services. Through our multi-site network of care, we constantly strive to meet its mission in helping people find their way while educating and empowering individuals to participate in their own care and recovery.
The Registered Nurse utilizes psychiatric/chemical dependency nursing skills as a direct client care provider and is an integral member of the multidisciplinary team. The RN works under the direction of the Nurse Manager and/or the RN Designee and is responsible for the delivery of direct client care to clients individually, in groups and in the milieu. The RN is a role model for other staff members and is a leader in teaching other staff, in program development, in guiding group decision making, in developing and implementing treatment plans and improving the quality of care. The RN adheres to Hospital policies and procedures as well as applicable accreditation standards and state and federal regulations towards excellence in client care.
• Psychiatric experience preferred.
• Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing
• Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Current Connecticut RN License
• Excellent communication and critical thinking skills.
• Effective leadership and delegation skills.
• Computer and keyboarding skills
• Must have and maintain telephone number for scheduling.
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