Job: Registered Nurse (Behavioral Health)

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Job Description

Looking to make an impact? You’ve found the opportunity. At Lifewell, you’ll join a team passionate about providing hope, healing and health to the ones we serve. Our mission drives us, and you’ll see this in our desire to help others reach a balanced mental health lifestyle. We align our thinking on three values: person-centered, evidence-based and quality-driven. Just as much as we care for those we serve, we care for our employees. We provide career growth paths to encourage personal and professional development so you can focus on what’s most important. Come alongside others to encourage self-value and hope. Come alongside us and watch lives change!

Provides psychiatric and medical nursing care and consultation to consumers; functions as a mentor to non-medical staff and a liaison to external healthcare providers; observes and evaluates consumer‚s behavior; administers and/or oversees treatment intervention and medication issues according to treatment plan; applies quality assurance nursing standards.  

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Serves as nurse to assigned consumers. Performs all duties required of nurses in this treatment system.
  • Documents all activities in the clinical record according to policy using approved forms.
  • Participates in on-call rotation as directed.
  • Practices according to evidence-based practices and DBHS Performance Improvement Protocols and Technical Assistance Documents as posted on DBHS web site.
  • Practices according to the recovery model and Arnold v. Sarn principles; knows and practices engagement skills including motivational interviewing; and assists consumers to define and achieve their own recovery goals.
  • Identifies potential barriers to quality care and opportunities for improvement and reports them to Lead Nurse.
  • Participates in UM and QI activities as required.
  • Participates in staff meetings, trainings and other activities as required.
  • Performs other duties as required and special projects as assigned.



Skills / Requirements

EDUCATION/LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Completion of the applicable Registered Nursing course of study and degree.

  • Current licensure issued by the State of Arizona Board of Nursing as a Registered Professional Nurse.

  • Minimum of one year relevant experience in a behavioral health setting

  • Some assignments require a current Arizona Driver License and a current satisfactory 39-month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).

  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Background Check

Important Notes

Lifewell Behavioral Wellness is a non-profit behavioral healthcare agency providing treatment, services and support for low-income clients diagnosed with serious mental illness (SMI), general mental health issues and substance abuse disorders. Lifewell offers residential, outpatient, community living and psychosocial rehabilitation programs which are client centered and adapted to address a broad range of needs.

Lifewell programs provide safe and supportive environments that foster recovery, healthy living and personal growth for clients as they build on existing strengths, focus on addressing deficiencies, and learn new social and vocational skills.



Locations


Valley-wide Locations
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Administration Offices
202 E Earll Drive
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Lifewellness Center Beryl
2505 W. Beryl Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Lifewellness Center Mitchell
40 E. Mitchell
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Lifewellness Center Power
6915 E. Main Street
Mesa, AZ 85207
Lifewellness Center University
262 E. University
Mesa, AZ 85201
Mesa
East Valley
Mesa, AZ 85210
Phoenix
Central
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Valley-wide Locations
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Administration Offices
Lifewellness Center Beryl
Lifewellness Center Mitchell
Lifewellness Center Power
Lifewellness Center University
Mesa
Phoenix

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