Registered Nurse - RN Part Time

North Dartmouth, MA
Acadia Healthcare Inc.
Posted 02/13/2024


Come join the Southcoast Behavioral Health team and Make A Difference every day!

Work Schedule: PART TIME OR PRN. 8-hour shifts

Shift times available: 7a-3:30p and 3:00pm-11:30pm and 11:00pm-7:30am

Populations: Child/Adolescent, Adult, and Geriatric


Southcoast is a premier mental health treatment center serving Dartmouth, Massachusetts and we are seeking passionate Registered Nurses to work at our facility in Dartmouth, MA.

At Acadia Healthcare, we offer a comprehensive benefits package including medical, prescription drug plan, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, vision, dental, and voluntary short-term and long-term disability coverage. Additionally, our well-being programs encompass employee assistance programs, financial support, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Some Of Our Unique Benefits Offered Include:

  • MA Student Loan Repayment Eligible!
  • $5,000 Sign-On Bonus for full-time Day shift!
  • $10,000 Sign-On Bonus available for full-time Evening and Nights positions!
  • Competitive Shift Differentials
  • Tuition reimbursement of up to $3k per benefit year (FT or PT benefits eligible employees - at least 30 hours per week)
  • PerkSpot! Our employee discount program for over 30,000 merchants.
  • Helping to make changes in people's lives that will last a lifetime!



  • Provide and coordinate care by assessing patients' physical and behavioral health needs.
  • Develop and implement nursing care plans.
  • Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.
  • Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Ensure physicians' orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
  • Ensure patients' status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.
  • Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.
  • Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.
  • Accurately administer medications per ordered note.
  • Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
  • Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.
  • Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.
  • Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved inpatient treatment.



  • Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by Massachusetts or be eligible to practice nursing in accordance with state requirements
  • One year of nursing experience; previous psychiatric, mental, behavioral, or substance abuse nursing experience a plus
  • CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.



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