Charge Nurse (Fenton Unit/Ellicott City)



Fenton Unit- Ellicott City

Full Time (benefits eligible)

Days and evenings, also rotating weekend shifts

M-F 4 shifts per week, Every other Sat and Sun


The Fenton Unit is an 18-bed unit on our Ellicott City campus, in Howard County, that serves adults 18 and older with a wide variety of psychiatric diagnoses, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychotic disorders. The inpatient treatment focus is on crisis stabilization and medication management by a psychiatrist, with an average length of stay of between five and 10 days.

As a Charge Nurse you will:

  • Perform a full range of professional psychiatric nursing services, including assessing, planning, administering, and evaluating patient care in accordance with team treatment plan.

  • Administer medical treatment as prescribed by physician.

  • Teach and provide psychosocial support to patients and their families.

  • Provide day-to-day clinical direction to assigned Mental Health Workers or other paraprofessional staff.

  • Document and report patient progress to treatment team.


  • Must have current RN license in the State of Maryland or a compact state and at least 3 months of nursing experience (preferably in a psychiatric/mental health setting).

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