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Registered Nurse (RN) , Tucson, Arizona

Created 11/22/2022
Reference J3Q8FX6XXFZB4J2H2Q0
Category Nurses
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Arizona
City Tucson
Zip 85701
Salary Competitive
Job Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) at Sonora Behavioral Health is essential to our patient's recovery. As an RN, youhave the opportunity to enhance your current nursing skill set, develop new capabilities, assume greater responsibilities, and become a recognized leader in your field. Every day that you are with us,you will make a vital contribution to the health and well-being of individuals in crisis and their loved ones.


Sonora Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our RNs.Current benefits include:
  • Competitive hourly rate with shift differential and overtime available
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Up to $12,000 sign-on bonus available for full-time candidates
  • Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement with an excellent training program
  • Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities

We have full and part-time night shift positions available. Our positions are hiring immediately!Shifts are 12-hours, 3 days per week with shift differentials and overtime available. RNs rotate every other weekend.

  • Provide and coordinate care by assessing patients' physical and behavioral health needs.
  • Develop and implement nursing care plans.
  • Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.
  • Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Ensure physicians' orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.
  • Ensure patients' status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.
  • Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.
  • Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.
  • Accurately administer medications per ordered note.
  • Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.
  • Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.
  • Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.
  • Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.
  • Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved in patient treatment.
  • Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.
  • Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by Arizona
  • We prefer one year of nursing experience within the clinical area of service provided by the facility.
  • CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification preferred (training available upon hire and offered by facility).
  • First Aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.
Employer Acadia Healthcare

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