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Psych Registered Nurse RN Weekend Doubles

Mesilla Valley Hospital Las Cruces Full-Time
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Mesilla Valley Hospital (UHS facility) is a free-standing psychiatric hospital in Las Cruces, New Mexico that provides mental health and drug & alcohol addiction services for adolescents, adults, and seniors.  Mesilla Valley Hospital has been in operation since 1987, serving those in need of treatment for a variety of psychiatric and substance abuse issues.  Mesilla Valley Hospital is a 120-bed facility, providing access to quality behavioral healthcare and substance abuse treatment to residents of New Mexico, West Texas and Arizona.

Mesilla Valley Hospital currently has a Psych Registered Nurse RN Weekend Doubles position available.  The candidate selected will be responsible for the following: 

The staff RN prescribes, delegates, coordinates, and evaluates patient care through collaborative efforts with health team members and in accordance with the nursing process and the standards of care and practices.  Supervisory responsibilities for Mental Health Technicians (MHT)/Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA).

Job Requirements

The following are the job requirements for the Psych Registered Nurse RN position:

Education:  Graduate from an accredited program of professional nursing required.  Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Experience:   A minimum of three (3) years experience as a registered nurse in a psychiatric health care facility is preferred.

License: Currently licensed to practice by the State Board of Nursing. Must have a valid driver’s license in applicable state.

Additional Requirements:  Must possess CPR (AED) certification prior to hire.  Successful completion of CPI training including appropriate use of seclusion and restraint within 90 days of employment and must be deemed competent prior to assisting in a restraining process. Must pass a medication administration exam.

 UHS is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at UHS via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of UHS. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by UHS as a result of the referral or through other means.

ABOUT US: Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) is one of the nation's largest and most respected health care management companies, operating through its subsidiaries acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers nationwide. Founded in 1978, UHS subsidiaries now have more than 65,000 employees. The UHS business strategy is to build or purchase health care properties in rapidly growing markets and create a strong franchise based on exceptional service and effective cost control. Our success comes from a responsive management style and a service philosophy based on integrity, competence and compassion

 

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Las Cruces is located in the beautiful Mesilla Valley of southwest New Mexico. We sit in the shadow of the Organ Mountains and enjoy 350 days of sunshine a year with a climate that is warm and dry regardless of the season. Our behavioral health facility provides a peaceful environment for those going through treatment. We have specific treatment plans for adolescents, adults, and seniors struggling with psychiatric or substance abuse issues. When you or a loved one is seeking treatment for mental health issues, it is important to find a treatment center that provides a safe and respectful environment. This environment can be found at Mesilla Valley Hospital.

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