Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Behavioral Health Center - Mesa

Department: BH Unit 2 Adolescent - Mesa

Schedule: Regular FT 36 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Days

Under the direction of a Nurse Manager (or Executive DON, Ambulatory), a Clinical Nurse provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Performs all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to: patient assessment, medication administration; identifying nursing problems; plans of care; provides or delegates care according to Valleywise Health policies; functions as a client advocate and educator; completes and processes all required documentation; indirectly supervises ancillary personnel as directed; and participates in team building and quality improvement activities. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost-effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.

 

 

Qualifications:

 

Education:

  • Prefer a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.

Experience:

 

  •  Must successfully complete the Valleywise Health New Graduate RN training program or have prior acute nursing experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Previous acute care hospital experience in the area for which he or she is applying for is preferred.

 

Certification/Licensure:

  • Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license; temporary AZ RN license; or valid compact RN licensure for current state of practice.
  • Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.
  • Requires a BLS card obtained through American Heart Association (AHA) training center upon hire.
  • CPI certification and BLS Card training will be provided upon hire/transfer to BH departments, 
  • In addition, certification or continuing education may be required based on area of practice:
    • BH Unit 2 Adolescent: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety OR submit a completed Affidavit at time of hire. Must complete fingerprint clearance card application within seven (7) days of hire date. Must present actual card within ninety (90) days of applying for fingerprint clearance card.
    • Desert Vista - Unit 2 Adolescent: Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date.  Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must.
  • Bilingual is preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.
  • Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.
  • Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.
     

Salary Range: Hourly pay rate: $32.84 to $48.44

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