Job Description

Position is Per Diem working 12 hour Night shifts,  1-2 shifts weekly w/ rotating weekend shifts 


The RN in the Oro Valley Hospital, Behavioral Health Unit plans, directs, participates in and provides quality patient care for adult patients.  This 17-bed specialty unit is for voluntary adult psychiatric patients only, ages 21 and above .


The RN collaborates with other disciplines including social workers, mental health physicians, nurse practitioners, volunteers, activity and occupational therapists to provide optimal, integrated care.


The RN evaluates assigned patients and plans, implements and documents nursing care. Performs and documents various patient assessments and administers medications within the scope of practice of the registered nurse. The RN promotes each patient’s independence by establishing specific patient care goals and teaching patients and families to understand both their mental health and medical conditions. Supports the patient in maximizing self-care skills and reintegrating into the community. Relies on knowledge, compassion, experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.


Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements


Associate's Degree in Nursing or Diploma Program required,

BSN preferred.



Minimum 2 years' previous clinical experience in behavioral health.


Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements        

  • BLS Basic Cardiac ( American Heart Association or American Red Cross)
  • AZ or compact RN License
  • Handle With Care (HWC) certification required within 30 days of start date

Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 146-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.


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