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5K Bonus FT Psych/Behavioral Health RN's -Days

Universal Health Services
PHOENIX, AZ
  • Job Code
    220009




5K Bonus FT Psych/Behavioral Health RN's -Days

Job Code:  220009
Facility: Quail Run Behavioral Health
Location: PHOENIX, AZ US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Experienced (Non-Manager)
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills: Health Care -> Behavioral Health, RN
 
Category: Healthcare - Rehabilitation,Nursing
FTE: .90
Position Summary:

Quail Run Behavioral Health is currently seeking RN's to join our team.  We have FT day shift positions available in our adolescent, Adult, and geriatric care units.  In addition to the sign on bonus, we offer a full comprehensive and competitive benefits package with generous PTO. 

We would love to talk with you today! We welcome new grads.  You may complete an on line application through this site or for fast track and immediate consideration please fax your resume to our Human Resources department at 602-888-2670 or email christa.lynch@uhsinc.com

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Staff Nurse and the Charge Nurse provide safe and effective nursing care in the assigned area(s) in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of the Hospital and within the framework of established policies and procedures of the Department of Nursing Services. As a key team member in the clinical area, the Staff Nurse and Charge Nurse promote a climate of effective performance and learning through role modeling, willingness to learn and teach, and availability to patients and staff.

PRIMARY CRITERIA/RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Completes an assessment for each patient by performing a thorough mental, physical, nutritional and functional assessment on admission, and as needed, based upon patient’s condition.
2. Assesses patient’s psychosocial status, and patient/family learning needs and discharge criteria.
3. Assesses for pain, utilizes pain scale; documents accordingly.
4. Utilizes appropriate observation level for patient: q15 minute checks, visual observation, and/or 1:1 or elopement precautions.
5. Completes plan of care; formulates a nursing diagnosis based upon assessment findings. Reviews plan of care daily and modifies as patient’s condition changes.
6. Organizes and directs care of patients, setting priorities and assigning most skilled staff to care for most acutely ill patients.
7. Provides/coordinates education of patients based on assessment of learning needs and readiness.
8. Provides care for patient’s with: Depression/Suicidal impulses, Mania, Delusions/Hallucinations, Paranoia, Anxiety, Aggressive/Assaultive Behavior, Chemical Dependency Issues/Detox, Personality Disorders, i.e. Borderline/Sociopathic, Eating Disorders, Dissociate Identity Disorder/PTSD, Dementia/Alzheimer’s, and medical problems such as hypertension, headache, diabetes, URI, UTI, heart disease, thyroid disorders, and acute or chronic infection.
9. Intervenes in managing complex patient care situations utilizing departmental policies and procedures that promote most facilitative alternatives. Prioritizes interventions in rapidly changing patient situations.
10. Assesses patient’s response to interventions; communicates these findings to other team members.
11. Sets priorities appropriately utilizing data from Nursing Assessment. Adapts procedures to individual patient needs while maintaining the integrity of the principles involved.
12. Documents education about medications, disease symptom identification, social skills, stress management, and impulse control regulation.

 
Requirements

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITON:             

 

·         Must be able to demonstrate special training, knowledge and skills specific to age groups, as well as job and/or program specific competency within the first three (3) months of training, and annually thereafter.

 

·         Must be certified in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation upon hire and bi-annually thereafter.

 

·         Must possess or obtain Handle With Care Certification within 30 days of hire (Hospital Provides)

 

·         Must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain

 

·         Must complete all required mandatory inservices annually.

 

·         Must be tested for Tuberculosis with a PPD skin test or chest x-ray upon hire; PPD skin test required annually or chest x-ray tri-annually thereafter.

 

·         Geriatric Care Experience a plus


Categories

  • Healthcare
  • Behavior Health
  • Clinical Operations
  • Geriatrics
  • Long Term Care
  • Management
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation
  • NP

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5K Bonus FT Psych/Behavioral Health RN's -Days

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PHOENIX, AZ

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