Community Health Systems 2063-016 RN - Senior Behavioral Health Unit - FT - Nights in Oro Valley, Arizona

Description:

The RN in the Oro Valley Hospital, Senior Behavioral Health Unit plans, directs, participates in and evaluates patient care for patients 50 years of age and older. The RN collaborates with other disciplines to provide optimal care.

Evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Assists physicians during examinations and procedures. Performs various patient tests and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. Promotes patients' independence by establishing patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand conditions, medications, and self-care skills. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks.

Qualifications

Education:

Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma Program required, BSN preferred.

Experience:

Minimum 2 years' previous clinical experience in behavioral health.

Skills:

Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means. Previous computer experience and excellent customer service skills. Ability to prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload.

Licenses/Certifications:

Required:

Current AZ RN license or compact state RN license

BLS certification American Heart Association (CPR)

Handle With Care (HWC) certification required within 30 days of start date, CPI for current employees (prior to 11/1/2016) will be valid until expiration date, then HWC must be obtained.

Job: Behavioral Health / Psychology

Organization: Oro Valley Hospital

Location: AZ-Oro Valley

Requisition ID: 1758689