Registered Nurse (RN) / Psychiatric Nurse in Phoenix, AZ at NurseCore

Date Posted: 9/10/2019

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Registered Nurse (RN) / Psychiatric Nurse 

Facility Staffing with Day & Nights Available

Sign on Bonus

NurseCore is an industry leader in medical staffing and home health care services. We are currently seeking Registered Nurses with a minimum of one year experience in a psychiatric or mental health clinic. This opportunity offers PRN day and night shifts available. RN's, you will have a unique opportunity to provide psychiatric/behavioral health and skilled nursing care and treatment to patients in Phoenix, AZ and the surrounding areas. Qualified caregivers must possess critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment.

NurseCore is proud to offer a $700 sign on bonus to all new RN's- call for more details.

Apply today to be rewarded with the great opportunities NurseCore has to offer!

Benefits Include:

  • Top Pay w/ daily and weekly pay options
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Health, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Friendly, Accessible Office Staff
Responsibilities

Registered Nurses:

  • Collaboration with mental health professionals including psychiatrists and psychologists to create a care plan supporting an individual and their caregivers coping with dementia, Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, anxiety, grief, depression and other psychiatric conditions.
  • Evaluates and assesses the medical, cognitive, emotional, psychosocial, safety, developmental status, and behavioral health/psychiatric nursing needs of the patient to determine the appropriateness of care and criteria for acceptance to behavioral health/psychiatric care.
  • Evaluates the patient’s management and compliance with the medical and psychiatric plan of care and communicates closely with the physician, interdisciplinary team, and institutions for continuity of care regarding patient’s progress.
  • Administers IM medications, performs lab draws and specimen collections, and educates patient and caregiver in appropriate medical techniques. 
  • Assesses, plans and implements client care.
  • Performs nursing procedures to treat clients within their scope of experience and training.
  • Supervises and motivates staff when in a supervisory capacity.
  • Receives and provides adequate report on all clients.
  • Provides physical comfort and attention to the emotional, physical and safety needs of clients.
  • Observes and records all information pertinent to the client and reports to supervisors.
  • Teaches all concerned proper health care maintenance.
  • Accepts accountability for all actions while on duty.
  • Maintains competency through continuing education.
  • Performs all nursing procedures for which RN is trained and prepared.
  • Admits and discharges clients as directed.
  • Receives and transcribes doctor’s orders.
  • Assists with physical examinations, makes round of assigned clients following guidelines of institution.
  • Respects client’s rights and maintains confidentiality.
  • Records all pertinent client information including any unusual changes and reactions to the appropriate persons.
  • Safeguards equipment and supplies.
Qualifications
  • Current unencumbered RN license with the in the state of Arizona
  • One year experience as a Registered Nurse in the last three years
  • One year recent nursing experience in a psychiatric or mental health clinic
  • Current CPR
  • Proof of current physical/PPD/ TB/ or Chest X-ray
  • Successful completion of the skills assessment specific to the areas of experience including any specialty areas

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