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REGISTERED NURSE - PSYCH

Job Code:  87685
Facility: Stonington Institute
Location: NORTH STONINGTON, CT US Northeast
Region: Northeast
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, Patient Admissions, RN
 
Category: Nursing
FTE: .9
Position Summary:

Stonington Institute began serving recovering alcoholics in 1957 as Starlight Farms, a working farm where adults in recovery were introduced to the principles of Alcoholics Anonymous. Today, we are the longest continually operating, free-standing, voluntary treatment facility in New England. Our main campus is located in North Stonington, CT, in its original private and peaceful rural setting. We have additional clinical sites in Groton, CT. Transportation and off-campus housing assistance make our programs and services accessible to a statewide clientele. Those programs include: medical detoxification, rehabilitation/residential treatment, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient treatment (both day and evening), ambulatory detoxification and residential substance abuse treatment for military servicemembers and their dependents. The Institute accepts private insurance, state-funded plans and self pay arrangements.

The Psych RN utilizes psychiatric clinical skills as a first line direct client care provider and is an integral member of the multidisciplinary treatment team.  S/He conducts nurse-to-nurse admissions and is proficient in assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating the nursing treatment plans; medication administration; documentation; overall client management and staff supervision. This position is on a locked unit. 

12-hour shifts.  Full-time evenings (7:45p-8:15a, 3 nights/week), alternate Saturday (7:45a-8:15p) and per diem positions available.

 
Requirements
Connecticut-licensed RN.  Minimum of one year experience in the Mental Health field desired, ideally with co-occurring populations.  Some experience with detox helpful.   Ability to work independently yet collaborate with the medical and clinical teams is a must. Some experience supervising or delegating tasks to support staff preferred.

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