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Experienced RN - Psych Emergency Unit

Requisition #: 302730
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Nursing
Work Week: Full Time (40 or 36 hours)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Feb. 3, 2021

The Johns Hopkins Hospital- Meyer 3 Psych Emergency Unit is a 22 bed adult psychiatric acute care inpatient unit for patients with a variety of psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and other severe mental illnesses, including addictions. Many of our patients come from this community, and most are admitted through the psychiatry emergency department. You would also staff the psych ED and would be oriented to that clinical setting after about a year of progressive leadership in the inpatient setting. Our patients with addictions are often discharged to the Broadway Center for further addictions treatment, and general psychiatric patients are referred to community psychiatry settings for their aftercare. You would provide evaluation, assessment and treatment of this broad range of disorders, including leading therapeutic groups.

Shifts: 12 hour day & night rotating


  • BSN/MSN preferred. Must be from an accredited nursing program.
  • Applicants with an Associate’s degree in nursing from an accredited nursing program may be considered; provided they are enrolled in an accredited BSN/MSN program within 1 year of hire and complete the degree within 5 years of hire.
  • Active Maryland or Compact RN license is required
  • BLS CPR certification required: AHA, Red Cross, or Military Training Network accepted
  • RN work experience required
  • Ability to role model and support practices consistent with evidenced based care, guide others with plan of care, independently make clinical decisions in complex situations, and proactively assist others with patient assignment.

Join The Johns Hopkins Hospital Nursing team and become part of a patient centered collaborative work environment at a world renowned, Magnet designated, academic medical facility. Our nurses are committed to patient safety, clinical excellence, optimizing outcomes through evidenced based practice, and life-long learning.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

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