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Nurse - RN, Night Shift

Company: Polara Health
Location: Prescott
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Are you a compassionate and experienced Registered Nurse (RN) seeking an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of individuals with mental health disorders? Join our team at Polara Health, an accredited community mental health facility in Prescott and Prescott Valley Arizona, committed to providing high-quality care and support to our patients. We are currently hiring Inpatient Psychiatric Registered Nurses to join our dedicated team.POSITION SUMMARYAs an Inpatient Psychiatric RN, you will play a crucial role in providing comprehensive care and support to patients with mental health disorders within our inpatient unit. You will be responsible for conducting assessments, developing and implementing individualized care plans, administering medications, monitoring patients' progress, and collaborating with a multidisciplinary team to ensure holistic care.RESPONSIBILITIESConduct comprehensive assessments of patients upon admission, including physical and mental health evaluations.Develop and implement individualized nursing care plans based on patients' needs, diagnoses, and treatment goals.Administer medications and monitor their effectiveness, ensuring accurate dosage, documentation, and adherence to prescribed protocols.Provide direct patient care, including monitoring vital signs, managing crisis situations, and promoting a therapeutic environment.Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team, including psychiatrists, therapists, and case managers, to coordinate patient care and treatment plans.Monitor and evaluate patients' progress, documenting observations and reporting changes in their condition to the healthcare team.Facilitate and participate in therapeutic groups and activities, promoting patients' engagement and skill-building.Educate patients and their families on mental health disorders, medications, self-care strategies, and community resources.Adhere to professional nursing standards, ethical guidelines, and regulatory requirements, including The Joint Commission accreditation standards.Maintain accurate and timely documentation of patient assessments, care provided, and progress notes.Valid Registered Nurse (RN) license in the state of Arizona.Minimum of 2 years of experience in psychiatric/mental health nursing, preferably in an inpatient setting.Strong knowledge of psychiatric disorders, psychopharmacology, and evidence-based nursing interventions.Excellent assessment and critical thinking skills, with the ability to make sound decisions in complex situations.Proficient in administering medications and managing potential side effects and adverse reactions.Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with patients, families, and the healthcare team.Compassionate and non-judgmental approach in providing patient-centered care.Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask in a fast-paced environment.Familiarity with electronic health records (EHR) systems and basic computer skills.BLS (Basic Life Support) certification. ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) certification is a plus.Company Overview: Polara Health is an accredited community mental health facility in Arizona, dedicated to providing comprehensive mental health services to individuals in need. We are committed to delivering compassionate care, promoting recovery, and enhancing the well-being of our patients. As an organization accredited by The Joint Commission, we uphold the highest standards of quality and safety.If you are a passionate and dedicated Registered Nurse (RN) with experience in psychiatric/mental health nursing, we would love to hear from you. Join our team at Polara Health and contribute to our mission of providing exceptional care to individuals with mental health disorders.We Offer the Following Benefits to Full Time Employees:Medical * Dental * Vision * Short and Long Term Disability * Life Insurance * Health Savings Account * Flexible Spending Account * Employee Assistance Program * 401(k) * Up to 3 Weeks of Paid Time Off * 10 Paid Holidays per Year * Shift Pay (for select inpatient positions) * Educational Reimbursement * Employee Wellness Committee and Wellness PortalPolara Health is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and encourage individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for your interest in joining our team!

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