Job Description

Position is PRN, Days shift

 

The RN in the Oro Valley Hospital, Senior Behavioral Health Unit plans, directs, participates in and provides quality patient care for patients 40 years of age and older.  This 17-bed specialty unit is for voluntary patients only.

 

The RN collaborates with other disciplines including social workers, physicians, nurse practitioners, volunteers, activity and occupational therapists to provide optimal, integrated care.

 

The RN evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Performs and documents various patient assessments and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. The RN promotes each patient’s independence by establishing specific patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand both mental health and medical conditions associated with the geriatric population. Supports the patient in maximizing self-care skills and reintegrating into the community. Relies on knowledge, compassion, experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

 

 

Qualifications-                                                

Education:

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

 

Experience:

Minimum 2 years' previous clinical experience in behavioral health.

                                           

 

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

 

Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has one urgent care facility, a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to fostering a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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