Job Description

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is a large and growing, non-profit community-based provider of behavioral health services with locations throughout the Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Pinal, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai Counties. We are a well-established voice in the community with more than 115 sites, over one thousand employees, and 40 years’ experience.

Join Southwest Behavioral & Health for exceptional growth opportunities driven by our promote-from-within philosophy. We provide an EXCELLENT compensation and benefits package, including immediate participation in our 403(b) program with 40% company match after 6 months of employment. Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) includes 3.3 weeks of time-off your 1st year and increased vacation accruals after 2, 5 and 10 years of service! We offer low cost medical insurance and offer 100% company-paid dental, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, and Life coverage for employees. Other great benefits include 10 paid holidays, vision, licensure/certification reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, prescription drug discounts, chiropractic services, 100% paid Employee Assistance Program, and much more!

We are hiring a Nurse Manager to join our inpatient facilities! 

In this position, you will coordinate/lead daily clinical nursing operational activities of the unit and organization by ensuring that quality care is delivered in an efficient work environment. By assisting Direct of Nursing as needed with managing the nursing services at our sites, you would ensure quality consumer care, effective treatment, and demonstrates a model of professional conduct in assisting consumers in their recovery.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review accuracy and approval of staff timesheets
  • Assists and participates in the hiring, onboarding, and orientation/training of new staff
  • Staff, schedules, appropriately using nursing and support staff.
  • Facilitate referrals to the CRU/RTP
  • Provide leadership in the absence of the Director of Nursing
  • Ensures adequate medication and supplies are on-hand, ordering prescriptions and stock as needed.
  • Provides and supervises behavioral health, crisis intervention, assessment, intake and evaluation services according to company standards.
  • Participates in Quality Management activities.
  • Shares on-call responsibilities with Director of Nursing, including being available to work any shift while on-call.
  • Engages in professional growth and continuing education activities beyond the minimum agency requirements.
  • Providing therapeutic interactions and activities. Skilled in the use of approved CIRT and Seclusion & Restraint techniques, including using the least restrictive interventions appropriate for the situation.
  • Monitors the quality and timeliness of documentation completed by clinical staff.
  • Collaborates with clinical teams and case managers to advocate for the best interest of the consumer.
  • Collaborates with BHMP regarding psychiatric and medical problems and coordinates services needed, as well as obtains, monitors and accurately administers medications as ordered.
  • Completes clinical documentation and required paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Actively participates in daily staffing for the purpose of utilization review and discharge planning.
  • Provides Registered Nurse shift coverage as needed.
  • To ensure compliance & adequate services, additional job duties may be required to meet the needs of the program and or department.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement consists of a 21-year age.
  • Required to be Registered Nurse, currently licensed in the State of Arizona.
  • Post-degree experience of three years in the area of psychiatric nursing or Master’s Degree in Psychiatric Nursing preferred
  • Experienced in a community-based psychiatric practice is preferred.
  • Documentation of education, relevant work experience, and credentials is required.

Application Instructions

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