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Charge Nurse Nights (12 hour Shifts) 2 South

Universal Health Services


Location:
PHOENIX, AZ
Date:
08/18/2017
2017-08-182017-09-16
Job Code:
240295
Universal Health Services
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Charge Nurse Nights (12 hour Shifts) 2 South

Job Code:  240295
Facility: Valley Hospital
Location: PHOENIX, AZ US Western
Region: Western
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Associate Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Nursing
FTE: 1.0
Position Summary:

Valley Hospital is built on three core principles, outstanding care, compassionate people and unparalleled service.  We are a private 122 bed psychiatric hospital specializing in mental health care and chemical dependency counseling services.  We are looking for outstanding health care professionals to join our team!

 

The Charge Nurse is responsible for ensuring coordinated delivery of patient care in accordance with the established standards of care, mental health practice and hospital policy, goals and objectives. This position assists in contributing to the hospital’s philosophy, objectives, educational and Performance & Improvement efforts, while providing supervision to the nursing staff assigned to his/her unit.

 

Benefit Eligible:  Yes

Exemption Status:  Non-exempt

Hours per week: 36-40

Schedule details: Varies

STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE

 

Leadership

 

1.  Ensure that all staff members deliver care in accordance with the Standards of Care and Practice.

2.  Implement the unit policies and procedures and act as a resource to the staff.

3.  Responsible for unit compliance with JCAHO, HCFA, state and regulatory standards and patient rights

standards.

4.  Evaluate program effectiveness and formulates plans for improvement.

5.  Develop staffing schedules for Full Time Staff in accordance with patient needs.

6. Coordinate the process for determining and maintaining accurate legal processes for patients.

7.  Ensure Infection Control, Safety and Risk Management policies are consistently implemented on the unit.

8.  Coordinate, maintain and evaluate the effectiveness of treatment planning offered by Nursing Services.

9.  Process unusual occurrence reports, conduct investigations and corrective plans when needed.

10.  Participate in performance improvement activities and is responsible for the effectiveness of the unit quality

improvement program.

 

 
Requirements

Education: Graduate from an accredited school of professional nursing required, or equivalent combination of education and experience in psychiatric nursing management; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
Experience: A minimum of one (1) year experience in a psychiatric health-care facility. Previous supervisor experience preferred.
Licensure: Currently licensed to practice by the Arizona State Board of Nursing
Additional Requirements: Thorough knowledge of JCAHO, HCFA, OSHA requirements, and state and federal regulatory requirements. CPR certification and successful completion of training in Management of Assaultive Behavior (SAMA) within 30 days of employment, and prior to assisting in restraining procedures.


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