State of Arizona :

 

Job Information
Job Title:  Psychiatric Nurse (RN) 
Agency:  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES 
Job Reference ID:  52280 
Category:  MEDICAL/HEALTH SERVICES 
Grade:  N1 
Posted Date:  12/03/2019 
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Job Description

The role of Psychiatric Registered Nurse will entail direct psychiatric and medical care to patients of the Arizona State Hospital. This role offers rotating schedules to include any day of the week to meet the needs of the hospital and its patients. We offer 8 and 12 hour work schedules, shift differentials and guaranteed shifts. In addition, we are currently offering a $3,000 sign on bonus for this position.




ARIZONA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH SERVICES

 Promoting Health and Wellness for all Arizonans”

 

Psychiatric Nurse (RN)

Arizona State Hospital

Location: 501 N 24th St., Phoenix, AZ 85008

 

 

COME WORK WITH US!  The Arizona State Hospital (ASH) is hiring passionate and dedicated individuals looking to make a difference. We provide direct patient care and individualized treatment with the belief that all individuals can live a life filled with meaning and purpose. The Hospital operates 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

 

 

To learn more about the ASH CLICK HERE

JOB SUMMARY

The role of Psychiatric Registered Nurse will entail direct psychiatric and medical care to patients of the Arizona State Hospital. This role offers rotating schedules to include any day of the week to meet the needs of the hospital and its patients. We offer 8 and 12 hour work schedules, shift differentials and guaranteed shifts. In addition, we are currently offering a $3,000 sign on bonus for this position.

 

What will I be doing in this job?

         Providing professional and skilled nursing care for patients in collaboration the physician and other disciplines

         Performing all aspects of patient care including continuous improvement of the patient’s experience, clinical outcomes, and promoting a healthy work environment

         Providing direct psychiatric and medical nursing care to patients; attending group activities, assisting patients with activities of daily living; and observing of behavior and physical status

         Transcribing doctor’s orders, medication and chart review, administering medication and treatments, counting accountable medication, assisting doctor in sick call with nursing input

         Documenting in patient records, completing nursing assessments, summaries and other documentation as needed

         Providing orientation, supervision, and on the job training to new employees (RN's, LPN's); assisting in evaluation of job performance; and acts as a resource person for unit employees

 

What does this job require?

         This position requires incumbent to have and maintain a current Arizona RN license

         Knowledge of psychiatric nursing and general principles of medical, adolescent, geriatric, and forensic nursing; the nursing process in the development of patient care plans; psychiatric rehabilitation; pharmacology; infection control; effective communication techniques, both verbal and written; hospital policies and procedures; patient rights and responsibilities; and basic computer programs and software related to the health record

         Skills and abilities assessment of patients' physical and mental status; patients' needs; communicating with patients, nursing staff, members of the treatment team and other departments; therapeutic interventions; providing education to patients and staff; documenting observations and interventions; assessment of staff skill mix to meet patient needs and acuity; clinical supervision of paraprofessional nursing staff; administer medications in a safe manner; enter patient information regarding assessment, observation, progress notes, medications, etc. into the electronic health record; maintain a safe and therapeutic environment; facilitating psychiatric rehabilitation and other educational groups; and provide guidance/ mentor-ship/clinical leadership for paraprofessional nursing staff

         Support a diverse multi-cultural workforce that reflects the community, promotes equal opportunity at all levels of public employment, and creates an inclusive work environment that enables all individuals to perform to their fullest potential free from discrimination

 

Qualifications?

The ideal candidate will have a:

         This position requires incumbent to have and maintain a current Arizona RN license

         Preference will be given to candidates with prior Public Health experience

 

Licenses and Certifications?

         A State Hospital employee must be able to obtain a valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card pursuant to A.R.S. § 41-1758.07.

 

         Driving is required for State Business.

         Employees who drive on state business require possession of and the ability to retain a current, valid state-issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment.  Employees who drive on state business are subject to driver’s license checks, must maintain acceptable driving records and must complete any driver training (See Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).

 

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BENEFITS

The State of Arizona provides an excellent comprehensive benefits package including:

 

-  Affordable medical and dental insurance plans

-   Paid vacation and sick time

-   10 paid holidays per year

-   Wellness program and plans

-   Life insurance

-   Short/long-term disability insurance

 

-  Defined retirement plan 

-  Award winning Infant at Work program

-  Credit union membership

-  Transit subsidy

 

CLICK HERE for more information on State benefits

 

                   

ASH Mission

Provide evidence-based, recovery-oriented, and trauma-informed care to the individuals receiving care in order to facilitate their successful transition to the least restrictive alternative possible.

 

ASH Vision

Quality, Compassion, and Excellence in the Provision of Care.

 

 

 

ADHS Mission

To promote, protect and improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities in Arizona.

 

ADHS Vision

Health and Wellness for all Arizonians

 

 

All Arizona state employees operate within the Arizona Management System (AMS), an intentional, results-driven approach for doing the work of state government whereby every employee reflects on performance, reduces waste, and commits to continuous improvement with sustainable progress. Through AMS, every state employee seeks to understand customer needs, identify problems, improve processes, and measure results. State employees are highly engaged, collaborative and embrace a culture of public service.

 

Arizona State Government is an EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

 

Having trouble applying for this position?

Email [email protected] or call 602-542-4700 for assistance.

 

 

 

 

 
Position Requirements
Position Level:    Hours:   
 Work Arrangement:     Employment Type:   
Hourly Rate:  $0.00 / per hour  Salary:  $28.95-37.50 

 

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