Psych RN Supervisor in Phoenix, AZ at Corizon Health

Date Posted: 4/30/2018

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Correctional Care | Committed Careers | Corizon Health

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Mental Health Registered Nurse Supervisor to join our healthcare team at the Phoenix Correctional Complex, located in Phoenix, AZ.

Qualifications of a Corizon Health Mental Health Registered Nurse Supervisor

  • Licensed as a Registered Nurse in state of employment
  • At least three (3) years of professional mental health nursing experience
  • Corrections experience preferred.
  • Crisis intervention experience preferred.
  • Strong nursing assessment and communication skills

Responsibilities of a Corizon Health Mental Health Registered Nurse Supervisor

  • Supervises and evaluates the activities of the mental health nursing staff
  • Coordinates based on Corizon's goals, objectives, aims and philosophy, according to the applicable standards and contractual obligations
  • Utilizes therapeutic communication skills and effective interview techniques to elicit pertinent historical information and make appropriate referral as required.
  • Implements professional nursing services in a through and competent manner in accordance with standards, rules, protocols, policies, and procedures.
  • Makes referrals to the appropriate health care provider in a timely manner based on diagnostic tests, labs, and nursing diagnosis.
  • Contacts psychiatrist for medication orders as necessary to ensure medication continuity of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of pharmacology to include drug reaction, drug interaction, side effects, cautions, and contradictions
  • Administers medication in a safe and efficient manner consistent with prescribed orders, mouth checks, and established standards.
  • Screens patients with mental health problems in an immediate manner and makes appropriate referrals as required.
  • Participates in training of facility personnel on mental health required training per NCCHC and ACA standards
  • Maintains confidentiality of health record information.
  • Performs related work as required.

Benefits of a Corizon Health Mental Health Registered Nurse Supervisor

  • Paid Time Off
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Free online Continuing Education program
  • Comprehensive Onboarding
Corizon Health provides patients with high quality healthcare and reentry services that will reduce recidivism and better the communities where we live and work. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of the growing number of incarcerated persons with physical and mental illness and the professionals who care for them. More healthcare professionals are finding the stability and advancement they desire at Corizon Health.

This position may require a background check, security clearance, and/or drug screening.

Corizon Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal and state employment opportunity laws, qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability, Vietnam era veteran, or disabled Veteran status.