Job Description

Facility: Valleywise Behavioral Health Center - Mesa

Department: BH Unit 4 - Mesa

Schedule: Regular FT 36 Hours Per Week

Shifts: Nights

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, 

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.
     

 

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