ID# 000849

Staff Nurse

Sheppard Pratt Health System
6501 N. Charles Street
Towson, MD, MD 21204
United States
410-938-3110 (Main Phone)
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
No
Degree Required
Yes
Security Clearance Required
No

Description

Job Description

The Center for Eating Disorders is comprised of an adult unit with 22 beds and a child and adolescent unit with 11 beds. The Center for Eating Disorders is located in a specially designed and elegantly appointed setting for patients with complex eating disorders. A team of Board Certified Psychiatrists coordinate a multi-disciplinary team of experienced professionals including nurses, licensed clinical social workers, registered dieticians, expressive arts therapists and psychologists. Medical problems are closely monitored by a panel of carefully selected consulting specialists. The Center for Eating Disorders is located on Sheppard Pratt's main campus in Towson (Baltimore County).

The Center for Eating Disorders has an exciting opportunities for Staff Nurses! Staff Nurses perform a full range of professional psychiatric nursing services, including assessing, planning, administering, and evaluating patient care in accordance with team treatment plans. Administers medical treatment as prescribed by physician and is responsible for teaching and providing psychosocial support to patients and their families. Provides day-to-day clinical direction to assigned Mental Health Workers or other paraprofessional staff. Documents and reports patient progress to treatment team.

Job Requirements

Must possess a current license as a Registered Nurse in the State of Maryland (or compact state) at time of appointment and continuously while in position.

Experience in a psychiatric nursing setting preferred.

Must be available to attend 7 day mandatory clinical orientation training: Thursday, Friday and the following Monday through Friday (excluding Saturday & Sunday), 8:00am-4:30pm each day.

In addition to the 7 day clinical orientation, you will be required to complete a 4 week unit orientation. During this time you will be required to work 3 day shifts per week.

Contact Information

Sheppard Pratt Health System
Ellen Kern
6501 N. Charles Street
Towson, MD MD 21204
United States
410-938-3110Main Phone

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