Job Description

Location: St. Luke's Behavioral Health Center
Posted Date: 4/23/2020

Steward Health Care System LLC ("Steward") is a fully integrated, physician-led national health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the most cost-efficient manner in the communities where our patents live. Steward - the largest privately held health care company in the U.S. - owns and operates 35 community hospitals across nine states, serves over 1,000 distinct communities and employs approximately 40,000 health care professionals.

St. Luke’s Behavioral Health Center has been providing behavioral health services since 1969. Our staff provide compassionate care using a holistic approach to children, adolescents, adults and seniors who require psychiatric and substance use care. Located in the heart of Phoenix, the Behavioral Health Center has 127 inpatient beds, a full spectrum of both inpatient and outpatient services, and an additional 20 inpatient geriatric beds located at Mountain Vista Medical Center in Mesa. We offer a fast-paced environment and the opportunity to be part of a multidisciplinary team working alongside underserved populations coping with complex behavioral health needs at varying levels of acuity.

Continuously monitors and supervises the Intake process for patients. Implements policies and procedures while coordinating all services provided by the Intake Department. Supervises staff daily and takes on additional responsibilities as needed. Maintains quality of care. Collects data for monthly Performance Improvement. When necessary, functions in the role of Intake Assessor working with patients. Additional functions applicable when acting as Charge Nurse: To make patient care assignments based on the skill, experience, and temperament of other nursing personnel and on the acuity of the patients, ensuring patient, staff safety, assist in the evaluation of performance and skills of Agency/Temporary staff as well as permanent critical care staff. To responsibly direct and precept these staff members as needed/assigned in all aspects of critical care management. To participate in quality and process improvement in the department during all phases from planning to implementing, and sustaining efforts, including taking corrective action if other employees fail to carry out delegated duties.

Professional Requirements:

  1. As required by the AZ Board of Nurses; Psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner experience preferred, pediatric nurse practitioner required.
  2. One year behavioral health experience and/or equivalent certification, Advanced Nursing Practice. Compliance with all AZ Board of Nursing requirements.
  3. Required Certification/Registration
    Educational/Regulatory Requirements
  4. Annual COAP
  5. Bi Annual BLS
  6. Annual health screening
  7. I Heal assignments
  8. Current fingerprint card
  9. Annual blood glucose monitoring competency
  10. Clinical supervision, if required

Equal Opportunity Employer; Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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