LPN

Circle the City
Published
January 14, 2021
Location
85007, Phoenix
Job Type

Description

 

 

The Staff RN position is a key role in supporting the nursing department of the Downtown Medical Respite Program.  The Staff RN assures and participates in the overall nursing care provided in the respite center for the shift, assesses significant nursing and other challenges from the prior shift, and communicates the impact of these issues with appropriate personnel.  They are also responsible for providing nursing support, directing patient care staff, and problem solving for the challenges of the shift including patient behaviors and medical complexity.

Clinical Responsibilities

  • Responsible for administering medications and treatments to patients assigned skillfully and correctly; documenting per policy.
  • Ability to work with difficult patients and those with mental illness
  • Responsible for giving and receiving report at change of shift
  • Coordinates the occasional admission of a new patient over the weekend

Qualifications

  • Interpersonal and communication skills sufficient to provide effective leadership for assigned staff and to interact effectively with patients, physicians, and health team members required
  • Computer proficiency inclusive of ability to access, enter, and interpret computerized data/information required including use of electronic health records
  •  Understanding of substance and mental health issues
  • Experience and Education:
  • License to practice professional nursing in Arizona required
  • Minimum of 2 years nursing experience as a licensed RN required
  • Experience with underserved population preferred
  • Physical and Mental requirements:
  • Position requires extended periods of sitting and standing
  • Position requires regular bending and reaching, including transfer of patients
  • Must be able to lift, carry and push 20 pounds on a regular basis
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis
  • Able to adapt to rapid, unpredictable work flow

Job Type: 

Full-time days or PRN

Category:

Non-clinical support

 

How to apply: BambooHR

 

 

 

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