Registered Nurse – Psychiatric

  • Type: Travel
  • Job #35293

**** CCHMC will accept first time Travelers, however they will still need 2 years of work experience int he specialty they are applying for.

Preferred 1 year of travel experience.

Requirements: Strong communication and relationship building skills; experience with children and adolescents; physically competent to lift 25 lbs and participate in a physical hold/restraint (securing a patients arm/leg while on the ground); successful completion of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI) training which will be provided within the first month of the contract; and consistent compliance with wearing of behavioral personal protective equipment. Previous training in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) strongly preferred for select positions.

Locked/secured unit/facility.
Duties include:
Facilitation of therapeutic groups; complete safety checks; assist with ADLs (meal supervision, bathing, toileting, laundry, etc); engage in recreational play with the patients (games, gym, etc); and provide 1:1 sitter supervision for high-risk/acute patients on inpatient unit or in the Emergency Department. Regular shift documentation in an Electronic Medical Record.
-Passing medications
-Admissions, Discharges
-Attend rounds representing information to share with the team
-1:1 connection with assigned patients
-Patient/Family education
-Perform nursing interventions for chronic and acute mental health diagnoses with applicable documentation in EMR

TCI Training preferred.
Previous Charge experience is a plus.

Shift evenings 3p to 1130p
Minimum of 1 yr. experience in Psychiatric setting, PEDS required.
Every other weekend/HOLIDAY required
Unable to guarantee block scheduling but will attempt to work with requests

Please note:
– RTO requests must be presented at time of submission or will not be honored.
– 5 days max can be requested
– No block scheduling request, unless it’s for weekends only (FRI-SUN)

All candidates must be FULLY VACCINATED. No exceptions. Includes COVID. No declinations or religions/medical exemptions allowed.

Any previous CCHMC employees are not eligible for contract positions for a period of 1 year from term date.

*** Doc due date 3 fridays prior to start.

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