Registered Nurse, Inpatient Psych
Brigham & Women's Faulkner Hospital(BWFH)

Boston, Massachusetts

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Schedule: 36 hours, Evening/Night; every other weekend/holiday rotation.

2 South Overview
The 2 South inpatient unit consists of 24 psychiatric beds. The inpatient unit is under the overall supervision and medical direction of the Chief of Psychiatry and Director of Inpatient Psychiatric Nursing. It is a multidisciplinary, full service, therapeutic environment with an eclectic approach. It offers intensive individual, group, family, activity, occupational, and somatic therapies within a therapeutic setting run by a team of nurses, doctors, social workers, psychologists and occupational therapists. Psychological testing and ECT is available when indicated.

Join a high functioning nursing team that practices evidence based Patient and Family Centered Care in an interdisciplinary team model. The RN provides care consistent with the mission and goals of assisting patients in the recovery process and providing for a safe milieu through alliance building with patients. After orientation, the position shares charge nurse responsibilities with other experienced nurses. The RN charge nurse leads the staff by planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating clinical care. Career development opportunities include participation in shared governance, and quality improvement.

BWFH is Magnet recognizied from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. The Departments of Nursing and Psychiatry are teaching departments that provide clinical placements for all disciplines including nursing students from Boston College, UMass Boston, and IHP. The unit provides general psychiatric care to adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients.

About Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, an affiliate of Mass General Brigham, is committed to supporting patient care, research, teaching, and service to the community. We place great value on being a diverse, equitable and inclusive organization as we aim to reflect the diversity of the patients we serve. At Mass General Brigham, we believe in equal access to quality care, employment and advancement opportunities encompassing the full spectrum of human diversity: race, gender identity, sexual orientation, ability, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other forms of human presence and expression that make us better able to provide innovative and cutting-edge healthcare and research.

Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a 171- bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain directly across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital offers comprehensive care in a wide variety of specialties. Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital is a designated Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, a recognition that fewer than nine percent of all US hospitals receive.

At Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, we believe that everyone should have the chance to live a healthy life. From creating breakthroughs that have paved the way for treatments around the globe to training the next generation of providers, our patients, and those we may never meet, are at the center of everything we do. If you're looking for more than a career, join Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital. Our patients call it better care. Our employees call it home.


  • Bachelor's in Nursing is required.
  • Massachusetts Registered Nurse Licensure required.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers required.
  • The RN candidate has demonstrated an ability to work compassionately with persons who suffer from mental illness on a locked inpatient psychiatric unit.
  • Adheres to all I C.A.R.E. standards.
  • Must show evidence of the basic analytic thinking necessary to care for a group of patients.
  • Demonstrate observational skills and the ability to set priorities.
  • Ability to function under stress with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate effective skills in applying hospital standards in area of service, team work, communication, respect for others, and time/priority management.

EEO Statement
Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospitalis an Affirmative Action Employer. By embracing diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, we choose to lead. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, military service, genetic information, and/or other status protected under law. We will ensure that all individuals with a disability are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

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