07 Aug
Registered Nurse - Inpatient - $5000 Commitment Bonus Available!
Arizona, Tucson

DescriptionThe Registered Nurse (RN) at Sonora Behavioral Health is essential to our patient's recovery. As an RN, you have the opportunity to enhance your current nursing skill set, develop new capabilities, assume greater responsibilities, and become a recognized leader in your field. Every day that you are with us, you will make a vital contribution to the health and well-being of individuals in crisis and their loved ones. BENEFITSSonora Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive package of benefits for our RNs. Current benefits include:

Competitive hourly rate with shift differential and overtime available

Medical, dental, and vision insurance

Up to $5,000 sign-on bonus available for full-time candidates

Acadia Healthcare 401(k) plan

Tuition Reimbursement with an excellent training program

Professional growth opportunity that is second to none in the industry. Join a team with defined career paths and a national family of hospitals and facilities

AVAILABLE SHIFTS AND HOURSWe have full and part-time positions with day, night, and weekend shifts available. Our positions are hiring immediately! Shifts are 12-hours, 3 days per week with shift differentials and overtime available. RNs rotate every other weekend. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE REGISTERED NURSE (RN):

Provide and coordinate care by assessing patients’ physical and behavioral health needs.

Develop and implement nursing care plans.

Maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.

Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures, and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.

Ensure physicians’ orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.

Ensure patients’ status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information is gathered and documented.

Notify physicians of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency, change in medical status regarding response to medications, and related challenges.

Ensure that initial nursing treatment plans are completed upon admission and that all nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs.

Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.

Accurately administer medications per ordered note.

Document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.

Complete admission and discharge processing efficiently and accurately as directed.

Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, respecting personal space, giving patients direct attention, and maintaining rational detachment.

Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.

Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, co-workers, and others involved in patient treatment.


Must have graduated from an accredited school of nursing.

Must possess a current Registered Nurse (RN) license as required by Arizona

We prefer one year of nursing experience within the clinical area of service provided by the facility.

CPR and de-escalation and restraint certification preferred (training available upon hire and offered by facility).

First Aid may be required based on state or facility requirements.


Written Communication: Advanced

Safety Minded: Advanced

Problem Solving: Advanced

Oral Communication: Advanced

Planning & Organizing: Advanced

Attention to Detail: Advanced

Customer Focus: Advanced


Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization


Associates or better in Nursing/Healthcare


Bachelors or better in Nursing/Healthcare

Licenses & CertificationsRequired

Reg Nurse

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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