Registered Nurse FT Days (12 hour shifts) 9/9/2016

Valley Hospital PHOENIX, AZ

Company
Valley Hospital
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
179609
AJE Ref #
576124833
Location
PHOENIX, AZ
Job Type
Regular
Education
Associates Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Description:
About Valley: Valley Hospital is a private 122 bed
psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health care
and chemical dependency counseling services
The Staff Nurse (R.N.) is a registered professional
nurse who prescribes, coordinates, and evaluates patient
care through collaborative efforts with health team
members in accordance with the nursing process and the
standards of care and practices.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION:
Education: Graduate from an accredited program of
professional nursing required; Bachelor's
Degree preferred.
Experience: A minimum of three (3) years experience in a
psychiatric health-care facility preferred.
Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the Arizona
State Board of Nursing.
Additional Requirements: Must pass a medication
administration exam before administering medications.
CPR certification required upon hire. Successful
completion of (SAMA) including restraint and seclusion
policies, within 30 days of employment and prior to
assisting in restraining procedures.
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE
Assessment
1. Document patient information and nursing care in the
provision of nursing services.
2. Document and reassess any significant changes in the
patient's condition in compliance with facility
policy.
3. Report any signs or symptoms of infection in patients
to the Infection Control Nurse.
4. Verify the accuracy of patient records.
5. Complete and report Acuities to supervisor for the
next shifts staffing levels.
Valley Hospital is centrally located with easy access to
many areas of greater Phoenix. We are between North 35th
and 36th Streets with East Earl to our north and East
Thomas to our south. Valley Hospital is owned and
operated by a subsidiary of Universal Health Services,
Inc. the nation's largest facilities based provider of
behavioral health.
Requirements:
Education: Graduate from an accredited program of
professional nursing required; Bachelor's
Degree preferred.
Experience: A minimum of three (3) years experience in a
psychiatric health-care facility
preferred.
Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the Arizona
State Board of Nursing.
Additional Requirements: Must pass a medication
administration exam before administering medications.
CPR certification prior to employement and successful
completion of Management of Aggressive Behavior (SAMA)
including restraint and seclusion policies,during
orientation, and prior to assisting in restraining
procedures.