Mental health is one of the most crucial components of healthcare; it allows us to live our lives to the fullest and maximize our potential. Registered Nurses are paramount to ensuring that those who are afflicted with mental disorders are properly cared for, and get the help and guidance they need.
TRx Talent, a division of Alliance HealthCare Services, a leader in the healthcare services space, is actively seeking a Registered Nurse for one of our behavioral health partners serving the Scottsdale community. Our client is one of the country’s most well-respected network of multi-state treatment centers. They're committed to providing the highest quality of clinical care for addiction and mental health disorders. Their treatment centers helps people build the resilience and skills they need to heal with a focus on long-term, sustainable recovery and overall improvement in quality of life.
We are actively seeking a Per Diem RN that specializes or has a background in eating disorders. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of Nursing experience, 2 years working with eating disorders, chemical dependency and/or behavioral health experience preferred. Must possess a strong Nursing background with knowledge of medications.
This position is part-time, 10 hours per week schedule. If you're looking to add some more hours to your existing schedule, please apply now!
-Direct patient care and assessment; including the reporting of observed changes in mental status and/or physical condition, response to emergencies, safety risks.
-Availability and timeliness in terms of 24 hr. coverage for consultation and emergencies and when unavailable, informs appropriate individuals.
-Inclusion of physical health services and other related issues in clients' treatment plans.
-Properly QA client medication sheets, to determine clients are receiving appropriate meds and in a timely manner, including proper destruction of medication.
-Coordination with attending physicians to ensure all admission orders are addressed and appropriate ancillary assessments and services are provided.
-Completes documentation in an efficient and timely manner, including nursing assessments, transcription of M.D.s' phone orders, appropriate policies and procedures, medication administration sheets, progress relative to the client's treatment plan.
-Development and implementation of quality assurance for infection control, nursing, pharmaceutical, ancillary, and laboratory services.
-Attendance and participation in terms of treatment planning conferences and professional staff meetings.
-Orientation and training of staff regarding pharmaceutical and physical health services, and infection control.
-Performance in relation to ethics and professionalism.
-R.N.'s overall performance and competency in terms of consistency with education, training, experience and reflective of current standards of practice/care.
-Calls in medications to pharmacy.
-Provides in service training to technical staff on medications, documentation, and monitoring of vital signs.
-Provides ongoing patient education on all aspects of detox, recovery, medications and other health issues.
Required: Current AZ licensure
Strongly Preferred: RNs with a strong background in behavioral health and experience working with eating disordered patients
$40.00 per hour
Jun 12th, 2017