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Tufts Medicine ED Behavioral Health RN Float, Up To $15,000 Sign On Bonus!! in Lowell, Massachusetts

We’re saving lives, building careers, and reimagining healthcare. We can’t wait to grow alongside you.

We’re excited to offer newly enhanced, highly competitive, sign-on bonuses to experienced RNs with at least 12 months of experience! Apply today to learn more!

Tufts Medicine has a new Community RN Career Pathway plan that allows you to grow with us, no matter where you are in your nursing journey. This plan provides Lowell General Hospital nurses with a roadmap for compensation and purposeful professional development based on their experience and career aspirations.

Job Summary:

As a Behavioral Health Unit Registered Nurse you will care for patients ranging from adolescents to adults with acute and chronic psychiatric disorders. You will work with a team that includes the nursing staff, Mental Health Tech, Emergency Services Providers, and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide high quality compassionate care for patients in crisis.

The Saints campus Emergency Department provides care for Behavioral Health patients in its 24-bed Emergency Department and in the 16-bed secure holding Behavioral Health area.

Nurses will be required to float between the Behavioral Health sector and the Emergency sector. Patients will include pediatrics, adults and geriatrics

Lowell General Hospital is an outstanding place to work and offers amazing advancement opportunities for our staff. We have competitive salaries & benefits, shared governance, tuition reimbursement, clinical mobility tracks and free on-campus parking. Staff are encouraged to participate in our unit-based council or one of the many council opportunities.

​Our ER uses a multidisciplinary team of staff including: Registered Nurses, ED Techs, Mental Health Techs, Board Certified Emergency Department Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners including Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners, Respiratory Therapy, Phlebotomy, Radiology and CT Techs and Security staff.

Hours: 36 hours/week, Evening/Nights


  • RN with previous Behavioral Health, Psych experience is required.

  • BSN preferred BLS required, ACLS preferred

  • CPI Nonviolent Crisis Intervention with proficiency in verbal de-escalation

  • ED experience not required

  • Current RN licensure in the state of MA in good standing

  • BSN is strongly preferred

  • AVADE or CPI training preferred

What We Offer:

  • Clinical Advancement Program which provides advancement opportunities and financial rewards

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • Paid certification and educational opportunities, including BLS, ACLS, CPI, ECCO CCRN review courses.

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match

  • Shared governance, where nurses are encouraged to participate in unit-based councils or one of the many other council opportunities

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Clinical mobility tracks

  • Free on-campus parking

Magnet Designation:

The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) honored Lowell General Hospital with Magnet Recognition for excellence in nursing care with our 3rd designation achieved in August 2020 . The Magnet Recognition Program recognizes healthcare organizations that are dedicated to nursing excellence, professionalism and patient-focused care. It is the highest level of recognition an organization can receive for providing the very best quality in patient care. Only 2% of hospitals have attained a 3rd Magnet designation.

About Lowell General:

For more than 125 years, Lowell General has served the Greater Lowell community with pride. We balance the first-rate care of a premier medical center with the warmth of a three-time Magnet®-recognized community hospital. As a member of our team, you’ll join over 3,000 dedicated care providers to offer complete, connected care, when and where patients need it most.

Tufts Medicine is a leading integrated health system bringing together the best of academic and community healthcare to deliver exceptional, connected and accessible care experiences to consumers across Massachusetts. Comprised of Tufts Medical Center, Lowell General Hospital, MelroseWakefield Hospital, Lawrence Memorial Hospital of Medford, Care at Home - an expansive home care network, and large integrated physician network. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at Tufts Medicine. Tufts Medicine does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation by emailing us at .