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  • Psychiatric Nurse Westbrook
  • Masonicare in Westbrook, CT, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

jobs description

We are seeking a compassionate and dedicated Psychiatric Nurse to join our team. As a Psychiatric Nurse, you will play a critical role in providing quality care and support to patients dealing with mental health disorders. Your primary responsibility will be to assess, diagnose, and treat patients with psychiatric illnesses, while collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to develop and... implement comprehensive care plans.

Responsibilities
• Conduct psychiatric evaluations and assess patients' mental health status
• Provide direct nursing care to patients with psychiatric disorders
• Administer medications and monitor patients' responses to treatment
• Educate patients and their families about mental health disorders and treatment options
• Collaborate with physicians, therapists, and other healthcare professionals to develop individualized care plans
• Participate in counseling and therapy sessions, and provide emotional support to patients
• Document patients' progress and maintain accurate medical records

Requirements
• Bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) with specialization in psychiatric nursing
• Valid state nursing license and certification as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse
• Proven experience working in a psychiatric setting, preferably in an inpatient or outpatient facility
• Strong knowledge of psychiatric nursing principles and practices
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to remain calm and composed in stressful situations
• Empathy and sensitivity towards individuals with mental health disorders
• Flexibility to work various shifts, including evenings and weekends

About Masonicare

The mission of Masonicare is to enhance the quality of life of seniors through compassionate and exceptional care. Masonicare stands on a legacy of caring that has guided us for over a century and remaining true to our founding ideals, our services continue to evolve. With best-in-class healthcare and residential living, the Masonicare Be Ageless promise is to deliver an experience that respects your uniqueness and encourages you to live your best life.

Through it all, this ageless commitment to caring embraces a holistic approach that acknowledges body, mind and spirit. For Masonicare, it's truly about nurturing the soul. You are not a number, nor are you defined by your age
Westbrook CT USA

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