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Title:  Registered Nurse II - MTCR - Night

Application Deadline Date:  10/25/2021
Req ID:  21601
Department:  Mental Health
Location: 

Middlesex, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $36.13

Overview

Come join a team of dedicated and compassionate RN’s at the Middlesex Therapeutic Community Residence!

 

The Middlesex Therapeutic Community Residence (MTCR) is a seven-bed secure residential facility designed to provide a community-based aftercare option for people who are ready to discharge from a psychiatric hospital but still require considerable support in their recovery process.  The facility offers several outdoor areas for the residents to use; a small area for quiet meditation and a larger space that allows for playing basketball, relaxation and enjoying the fresh air, and the ability to engage in some gardening.  Within MTCR itself, there are two living rooms, a game room and a quiet room; each are appointed with comfortable couches and seating.  We believe in a holistic approach to mental health and wellness. We have musical instruments and art supplies on hand for residents who want to exercise their creative abilities. We encourage focusing on physical health and have an activity room that contains a treadmill and recumbent bicycle.

 

At MTCR, we encourage residents to collaborate with their treatment team in creating a strengths-based, recovery focused plan to address their individual challenges and goals.  Available treatment options include individual psychotherapy, psychiatric care, pet therapy, art therapy, and regularly scheduled group programming designed to help residents develop and implement skills that will help them integrate back to living their lives in their home communities.  Clinical staff at MTCR work closely with residents, their families, and designated agencies to ensure that transitions to community living are as smooth and planful as possible, taking care that residents are supported in meeting success on their journey to recovery.

Who May Apply

This position, Registered Nurse II - MTCR - Night (Job Requisition #21601), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact kristin.farrell@vermont.gov.
Please note that multiple positions in the same work location may be filled from this job posting.
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail.  You must apply online to be considered.

 

Candidates, including current State employees seeking transfer, promotion, demotion, or persons exercising re-employment rights, must pass a fingerprint supported background investigation applicable to the position.  Additionally, in accordance with AHS Policy 4.02 - Hiring Standards, Vermont and/or national criminal record checks, as well as DMV and adult and child abuse registry checks, as appropriate to the position under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates. Hiring managers will notify applicants who are in the final stage of the interview process of the finger-printing and background check requirement, to which an applicant must agree to be deemed eligible for this position. Applicants will have the right to withdraw their applications before finger-printing and/or a background investigation is conducted.

 

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Environmental Factors

Duties primarily performed in a clinical setting. Work may require travel off-site. Exposure to communicable diseases, blood borne pathogens, potentially physically and verbally violent patient population and other stressful situations may occur. May be required to work evenings, nights, weekends and extended shifts as the need arises.

Minimum Qualifications

Possession of (or eligible for) licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in Vermont AND two (2) years or more of professional nursing experience in the nursing specialty.

 

NOTE: Must maintain Vermont licensure as a Registered Nurse as a condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).

 

Specialty Areas:

Psychiatric

Geriatric

Pediatric/Adolescent

Special Requirements

Overtime work is required to maintain minimum staffing levels and for unannounced regulatory inspections and is considered a condition of employment. The ability to work overtime when required is an essential function of this job class.

 

Candidates must pass any level of background investigation applicable to the position. In accordance with applicable hiring standards, fingerprint supported criminal record checks, adult and child abuse registry checks, the Office of Inspector General exclusion database, and motor vehicle driving record checks, as appropriate to the positon under recruitment, will be conducted on candidates, with the exception of those who are current classified state employees seeking transfer, promotion, or demotion into a classified position or are persons exercising re-employment (RIF) rights.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
Want the specifics? Explore the Benefits of State Employment on our website.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.


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