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Hospital for Special Care

Registered Nurse – Autism Inpatient Unit (FT, PT all shifts)

  • Location

    New Britain, CT
  • Posted On

    November 3, 2021
  • Job Type

    Full-Time
  • Category

    Nursing
  • Experience Level

    Entry Level
  • Education Level

    Associate's Degree
  • Salary

    Not Specified

Job Description

Join our team at Hospital for Special Care as we grow our Inpatient Autism services!

Hospital for Special Care is seeking Registered Nurses who are interested in being a part of an interdisciplinary team of behavioral health experts whose goal is to provide treatment to children and adolescents with an established diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who are not able to be successful in the community due to unsafe behaviors.

Our patient centered care approach is designed through a combination of medication management, behavior management, counseling and community transition support, and goal oriented therapeutic interventions.

As part of the interdisciplinary team you will be responsible for creating a structured and safe therapeutic environment while maintaining assessments, care plans, documentation, medication administration and interventions on a case by case basis for our patients.  Previous experience in behavioral health is not required.

Our staff have found it “rewarding to watch the progression of children who arrive in crisis and are able to successfully transition back into the community”.

What we offer:

  • We are currently offering a $5000 sign on bonus for RNs with 2+ years of experience!
  • Comprehensive benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 403 (b), paid time off, tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training
  • Support for you and your family: EAP, Aquatic and Fitness Center, Child Care Center on campus

QUALIFICATIONS

Registered Nurse RN:
Required: Successful completion of an accredited school of nursing program
Required: Current licensure as a registered nurse RN in the State of Connecticut
Required: Demonstrated competence in the clinical setting.
Required: Valid driver’s license (NBU only)
Preferred: Valid/Current CPR (required within 3 months of employment.)
Preferred: Bachelor degree in Nursing

Graduate Nurse:
Required: Successful completion of an accredited school of nursing program. Primary source verification required to establish 90 day time frame for temporary practice privileges post-graduation.
Required: Practice provisions for graduate nurses as outlined by the Connecticut State Department of Public Health and Board of Examiners for Nursing.
Preferred: Valid/Current CPR Certification (required within 3 months of employment).

How to Apply

Please visit https://hfsc.org/careers/ to learn more and to apply!

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