Staff Nurse II - Inpatient Psychiatry

Location
UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Location and Address
Location Address: 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington Vermont
Building Name
Building Name: UVMMC - Medical Center - Main Campus
Department
Inpatient Psychiatry- Shep3/6
Schedule Full Time / Regular
Standard Hours
36
Shift
Day/Eve (United States of America)
Primary Shift
Other
Weekend Needs
Every Other
Weekend Needs
Every Other
Recruiter
Amanda Weber [C]
Job Requisition ID
R0033773

This is a bargaining union position.

Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As an Inpatient Psychiatric nurse, you will have the opportunity to work in both of our mental health care units: a 16-bed locked unit that cares for both voluntary & involuntary individuals requiring acute mental health care and a unit designed primarily for voluntary individuals with lower acuity needs. Our RNs actively participate in treatment plans and treatment rounds. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team that is composed of MHT/LNAs, RNs, Physicians, Social Workers, Students & Group Therapists.

Our mental health nurses are offered continued education including Psychiatric and Nursing Grand Rounds, inservices and journal groups. We support our nurses with obtaining their Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing certifications. Our nurses also have the opportunity to advance through the Clinical Advancement and Recognition Program (CARP).

EDUCATION:

State of Vermont Registered Nurse (RN) license required. The University of Vermont Medical Center is moving toward an all Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) workforce. All external candidates hired into, or current employees promoted to, a RN position will be required to obtain their BSN as outlined in the terms of their offer letter.

EXPERIENCE:

Appropriate experience in specific clinical area.  Varies by unit.

Greater than one year of experience.