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Registered Nurse/RN – Behavioral Health Unit
 
 
 
Company: NURSENT   Category: Registered Nurse
Date Posted: 08-19-04   Location: Arizona - Phoenix
Job Status:Full Time   
 
 
Arizona, Phoenix - Nursent helps RNs find permanent staff positions with medical facilities nationwide. Why search job postings yourself when our Nurse Recruiter can do it for you? We’ll even call facilities you choose to create an opportunity specifically for you—all with no cost to you. Learn more at our website www.nursent.com .



Qualifications:

Requires current AZ RN license or other compact state RN license. One year of Behavioral Health (Psych) experience is preferred, however, new graduates will be considered on an individual basis. Must possess highly developed interpersonal skills and demonstrate behaviors consistent with those identified as the hospital's service standards.



Job Description:


These positions serve as base unit staff for the Behavioral Health Unit. Incumbents will use specialized knowledge, judgment and nursing skills based upon the principles of biological, physical and social sciences to facilitate patient's achievement of optimum health status. Provides leadership and coordination to the healthcare team and will maintain standards of professional skills.



Unit description:


This is a Level I Behavioral Health Unit providing psychiatric acute care to adults in need of treatment for acute psychiatric episodes, exacerbation of chronic psychiatric conditions or medical detoxification. Treatment consists of thorough psychiatric assessment, somatic interventions such as pharmoco-therapy and electro convulsive therapy and milieu therapy.



Number of beds:
22 beds



Shifts available:

8 hour, day, evening and night or 12 hour day and night

Every other weekend off.



Nursing Concept:

A modified total patient care concept provides the nurse the opportunity for close interaction with his/her patients while at the same time having support personnel available on the unit. The RN coordinates and communicates patient care needs with other members of the patient care team. All staff members are considered valuable members of the team.


Unique features of the unit:


There is an opportunity for creative individuals who value goal-directed change and the stimulation of contact with patients who have a wide range and variety of diagnoses. Attending physicians along with psychiatry residents collaborate with RN’s, Psychiatric Technicians, Social Workers and Recreational Therapists in the treatment of our patients.

Benefit Highlights:

v FlexPlus Benefits gives the employee an opportunity to design a benefit package that is best for them personally and financially

v Multiple choices are available for Medical coverage, Dental coverage, Pharmacy Plan options, Vision coverage, and Life Insurance/ADD insurance


Additional benefits and options include:

v Personal Legal services

v Homeowner’s, Renter’s and Auto Insurance

v Supplemental Intensive Care Insurance

v Cancer Insurance

v Pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts

v Tuition Reimbursement up to $2,000 per year

v Employee Healthy Options Rewards

v Employee Assistance Program

v Concierge Services

v Short and Long Term Disability Plans

v Paid Time Off Programs with cash out options

v 401(k) plan with immediate 100% vesting

v Discount rates on new automobiles

v Rebates for new home loans or refinancing home loans

v Wireless phone discount program



To apply for this job please visit www.nursent.com . If this job isn’t right for you, please see all our jobs at www.nursent.com. We have facilities under contract in over 20 states. Call, e-mail, or chat on-line with our nurse recruiter to get more information with no cost or obligation. We never charge nurses a fee for our services.



We represent registered nurses of all specialties including med/surg (M/S); critical care, ICU, CCU, telemetry, emergency (ED/ER), labor & delivery (L&D); post partum, neonatal, NICU, PICU, pediatric, operating room (OR); PACU, cardiac, cath lab, CVOR, CVICU, step down, dialysis, endoscopy, oncology, transplant, etc.





 
 
 
 
 
Contact Information
Contact:Karen DeLavan
karen@nursent.com
Company: NURSENT
Phone: 877-866-1881
Fax: 972-907-8166
 
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