Registered Nurse - Inpatient Behavioral Health

Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH) - Northampton, MA3.8

Full-timeEstimated: $70,000 - $100,000 a year
The Registered Nurse is responsible for delivering patient care through the nursing process of assessment, diagnosing, planning, implementation, and evaluation. The Registered Nurse directs and coordinates all nursing care for patients based on established clinical nursing practice standards and collaborates with other professional disciplines to ensure effective and efficient patient care delivery and the achievement of desired patient outcomes.

The Inpatient Staff Nurse is a Registered Nurse who as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team provides nursing care to assigned patients, through the use of the nursing process. Provides for patient safety by maintenance of a safe milieu and determining how to utilize the milieu to meet patient’s needs. The Inpatient Staff Nurse practices under the supervision of the Medical Director.

This position is part of the Massachusetts Nurses Association Bargaining Unit at Cooley Dickinson Hospital.

This position reports to the Nurse Manager/Director and operates within established organizational and departmental policies and procedures.


Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing required; BSN preferred
Licensure in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Registered Nurse (RN) required
BLS certification required
De-Escalation training required within 60 days of hire or transfer into department.
Psychiatric and geriatric nursing experience preferred
Other ongoing retraining is also required
Demonstrated excellent technical, interpersonal, organizational, oral, and written communication skills required.

EEO Statement
It is the policy of Cooley Dickinson Health Care to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cooley Dickinson Health Care will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Cooley Dickinson Health Care embraces diverse skills, perspectives and ideas, and encourages people of color, veterans, people with disabilities, LGBTQ candidates, and people from other underrepresented groups to apply.

Primary Location
: MA-Northampton-CDH - Cooley Dickinson Hospital
Work Locations
CDH - Cooley Dickinson Hospital
30 Locust Street
Northampton 01060
: Registered Nurse
: Cooley Dickinson Hospital (CDH)
: Per Diem
Standard Hours : 1
Employee Status
: Regular
Recruiting Department : CDH Behavioral Health Inpatient
Job Posting
: Oct 30, 2018