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Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, private homes, group homes, and similar institutions.

Salary Breakdown

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Average

$55,820

ANNUAL

$26.84

HOURLY

Entry Level

$43,020

ANNUAL

$20.68

HOURLY

Mid Level

$55,030

ANNUAL

$26.46

HOURLY

Expert Level

$67,040

ANNUAL

$32.23

HOURLY


Current Available

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

465

Current Available Jobs


Sample Career Roadmap

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

LPN

Mid Level

JOB TITLE

Clinical Assistant

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

Director of Clinical Services

Degree Recommendations


Top Expected Tasks

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Medicine and Dentistry

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Psychology

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Therapy and Counseling

SKILL

Service Orientation

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Monitoring

ABILITY

Speech Clarity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Written Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity


Job Opportunities

Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses

  • LPN
    BrightStar Care    Scottsdale, AZ 85258
     Posted about 1 hour    

    START WORKING WITHIN THE SAME WEEK BrightStar Care in the Scottsdale City area has immediate openings for four dedicated and compassionate LPNs to join our team! Our Brightstar Care team provides care for elderly adults in the comfort of their homes. Are you looking for a home care job where you can make a difference in people’s lives? Do you want to work for a home care agency that truly cares about and where you can shine? We are proud to offer you the opportunity to pursue your passion at your own level, on a flexible schedule, and with the recognition and benefits you need. Come work for us and see how BrightStar Care employees uphold A Higher Standard. Expected Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Responsibilities: * Implement treatment and plan of care, using sound judgment and critical thinking. * Maintain accurate, detailed, and timely documentation consistent with the plan of care and the nursing processes. * Excellent communication and interpersonal skills * G-tube care/maintenance * Tracheotomy management and care Requirements * Unencumbered license as a Licensed Practical Nurse in the state where care is being provided. * Minimum of six (6) months of documented nursing experience. * Clear background check. * Satisfactory drug screen. * Must be able to stand walk, squat, bend, kneel, reach, twist, push and pull. Varied assistance is required depending on the mobility of the client. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds What We Offer: At BrightStar Care we value each of our employees and care about their wellbeing. We strive to provide best-in-class benefits packages, including: * A team with Director of Nursing Oversight * Competitive wages, paid sick time * Employee referral bonus * Flexible schedule with limited evenings and weekends * Weekly pay with direct deposit * Mobile time tracking and electronic documentation to work right from a mobile device. * Joint Commission accredited BrightStar Care of Scottsdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • LPN Licensed Practical Nurse
    Life Care    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 4 hours    

    Come and grow with us! We are affiliated with Life Care Centers of America, which is a privately owned 47-year industry leader in healthcare with more than 200 locations across the U.S. We are currently seeking a qualified Licensed Practical Nurse to add to our team of professionals. We believe that every job in our company plays a vital role in our continued growth and commitment to provide quality patient care. We believe in providing our associates with opportunities to help them reach their maximum potential through working with strong multidisciplinary teams. We invites you to come and join our growing team. As an important member of our interdisciplinary team, the LPN delivers quality nursing care to patients through interpersonal contact and provides care and services to allow patients to attain or maintain the highest practicable physical, mental, and psychosocial well-being in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards. Your role will involve monitoring and reporting changes in the patient’s condition. On a daily basis you must be able to assign duties, instruct, and provide clinical supervision to CNAs. Education, Experience, and Licensure Requirements: * Graduated from an accredited LPN program * Currently licensed/registered in applicable State. Must maintain an active Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) license in good standing throughout employment. * One (1) year geriatric nursing experience preferred * CPR certification upon hire or obtain during orientation. CPR certification must remain current during employment. Specific Job Requirements: * Make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action * Knowledgeably and competently deliver quality nursing care to patients * Exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patients An Equal Opportunity Employer


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Charge Nurse II
    Fresenius Medical Center    Bullhead City, AZ 86439
     Posted about 5 hours    

    **PURPOSE AND SCOPE:**

    Supports FMCNA's mission,vision, core values and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including followingall regulatory and FMS policy requirements. Functions as the hemodialysis team leader in the provisionof chronic hemodialysis care and treatment. Provides day to day direction and supervision to assigneddirect patient care staff. Communicates with the physician and other members of the healthcare team to interpret, adjust, and complete patient care plans. Provides safe, effective delivery of patient care in compliance with standards outlinedin the facility procedure manual, as well as regulations set forth by the company, state, and federal agencies.

    **PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:**

    + Provide day to day guidance, support and direction to direct patient care staff, providing informal feedback on an ongoing basis and formal feedback input for the annual performance evaluation. Participate in the department staffing and the appropriate hiring, firing and disciplinary actions. Recommend disciplinary action to Facility Administrator and initiate as appropriate.

    + Ensure compliance with all company and facility approved procedures and policies as well as regulations set forth by state and federal agencies.

    + Approve or disapprove time or personnel schedule changes in the absence on the Facility Administrator ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, policies and procedures for documenting time of work hours for staff members on assigned shift.

    + Participate in patient care plan meetings.

    + Maintain knowledge in the current practices related to the principles and techniques of dialysis by participating in all scheduled in- services.

    + Train and orient staff as necessary.

    + Routinely observe and guide direct patient care staff for appropriate technique and adherence to facility policies and procedures.

    + Promote and assist with compliance to OSHA programs in order to maintain a safe and clean working environment.

    + Maintain overall shift operation in a safe, efficient, and effective matter.

    + With Facility Administrator conduct staff meetings at least monthly or as needed to keep patient care staff informed of changes in patient care needs or operations to improve delivery of care.

    + Meet routinely with the Facility Administrator to discuss personnel and patient care status, issues, and information.

    + Supervise all documentation of patient information.

    + Coordinate Charge Nurse duties with Staff RNs acting in the relief charge capacity.

    + Assess daily patient care needs and develop and distribute patient care assignments appropriately.

    + Assume primary responsibility in an emergency situation.

    + Assess patient needs, respond to dialysis treatments, and communicate concerns to rounding physician. Implement changes in patient care/treatment as directed.

    + Monitor and supervise all patient care activity during dialysis and assist as necessary.

    + Collaborate with direct patient care team in making decisions to benefit patient care.

    + Continuously monitor patient's condition with regards to problems and potential complications associated with dialysis.

    + Administer medications to patients per physician's orders.

    + Act as the subject matter expert and as a resource for staff members.

    + Supervise and participate in completion of short and long term care plans.

    + Admit new patients according to facility procedure.

    + Ensure educational needs of patients are met and educate the patient and family about End Stage Renal Disease, dialysis therapy, diet and medication.

    + Supervise the safe and effective use of all equipment involved in direct patient care.

    + Operate all dialysis related and emergency equipment safely and efficiently when needed.

    + Perform required testing and verification and initial the checklist for start-up and shut-down procedures as outlined in the Technical Services Manual.

    + Complete Nurse's Technical Training Program/Water Quality Facility

    + Assist with special projects or other duties as assigned by the Facility Administrator

    + Assist with the interviewing of potential direct patient care staff

    + Promote efficient use of medical supplies.

    + Attend and participate in monthly Quality Assurance meetings.

    **Additional responsibilities may include focus on one or more departments or locations. See applicable addendum for department or location specific functions.**

    **PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS** **:**

    + The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    + Day to day work includes desk and personal computer work and interaction with patients, facility staff and physicians. The position requires travel between assigned facilities and various locations within the community.

    + The work environment is characteristic of a health care facility with air temperature control and moderate noise levels. May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases/materials.

    + Travel to regional, Business Unit and Corporate meetings may be required.

    **SUPERVISION:**

    Direct Patient Care Staff, Ward Clerk as assigned.

    **EDUCATION** **:**

    + Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing (R.N.)

    + Must be registered and licensed to practice in the applicable State.

    **EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:**

    + Minimum of 9 months of nursing experience, plus 3 months of specialized experience providing clinical nursing care to dialysis patients, in either a chronic or acute setting.

    + Medical/surgical nursing preferred.

    + Supervisory or management experience preferred.

    + Certified in CPR or successfully complete course in CPR certification.

    + Good communication skills - verbal and written.

    **EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity**

    **Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.**


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    Under the direction of a Nurse Manager, a Clinical Nurse provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Performs all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to: patient assessment, medication administration; identifying nursing problems; plans of care; provides or delegates care according to Valleywise Health policies; functions as a client advocate and educator; completes and processes all required documentation; indirectly supervises ancillary personnel as directed; and participates in team building and quality improvement activities. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Prefer a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.

    Experience:

    + Must successfully complete the Valleywise Health New Graduate RN training program or have prior acute nursing experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    + Previous Behavioral Health experience is preferred.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license; temporary AZ RN license; or valid compact RN licensure for current state of practice. Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months of starting in position and must renewed every two years .

    + CPI certification training will be provided upon hire/transfer to department, must be renewed every two years, and must be obtained prior to providing patient care.

    + In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must.

    + Must have excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual is preferred.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.

    Salary Range: Hourly pay rate: $32.84 to $48.44


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    Under the direction of a Nurse Manager, a Clinical Nurse provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Performs all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to: patient assessment, medication administration; identifying nursing problems; plans of care; provides or delegates care according to Valleywise Health policies; functions as a client advocate and educator; completes and processes all required documentation; indirectly supervises ancillary personnel as directed; and participates in team building and quality improvement activities. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Prefer a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.

    Experience:

    + Must successfully complete the Valleywise Health New Graduate RN training program or have prior acute nursing experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    + Previous Behavioral Health experience is preferred.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license; temporary AZ RN license; or valid compact RN licensure for current state of practice. Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months of starting in position and must renewed every two years .

    + CPI certification training will be provided upon hire/transfer to department, must be renewed every two years, and must be obtained prior to providing patient care.

    + In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must.

    + Must have excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual is preferred.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.

    Salary Range: Hourly pay rate: $32.84 to $48.44


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    Under the direction of a Nurse Manager, a Clinical Nurse provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Performs all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to: patient assessment, medication administration; identifying nursing problems; plans of care; provides or delegates care according to Valleywise Health policies; functions as a client advocate and educator; completes and processes all required documentation; indirectly supervises ancillary personnel as directed; and participates in team building and quality improvement activities. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Prefer a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.

    Experience:

    + Must successfully complete the Valleywise Health New Graduate RN training program or have prior acute nursing experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    + Previous Behavioral Health experience is preferred.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license; temporary AZ RN license; or valid compact RN licensure for current state of practice. Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months of starting in position and must renewed every two years .

    + CPI certification training will be provided upon hire/transfer to department, must be renewed every two years, and must be obtained prior to providing patient care.

    + In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must.

    + Must have excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual is preferred.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.

    Salary Range: Hourly pay rate: $32.84 to $48.44


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    Under the direction of a Nurse Manager, a Clinical Nurse provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Performs all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to: patient assessment, medication administration; identifying nursing problems; plans of care; provides or delegates care according to Valleywise Health policies; functions as a client advocate and educator; completes and processes all required documentation; indirectly supervises ancillary personnel as directed; and participates in team building and quality improvement activities. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Prefer a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.

    Experience:

    + Must successfully complete the Valleywise Health New Graduate RN training program or have prior acute nursing experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    + Previous Behavioral Health experience is preferred.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license; temporary AZ RN license; or valid compact RN licensure for current state of practice. Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months of starting in position and must renewed every two years .

    + CPI certification training will be provided upon hire/transfer to department, must be renewed every two years, and must be obtained prior to providing patient care.

    + In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must.

    + Must have excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual is preferred.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.

    Salary Range: Hourly pay rate: $32.84 to $48.44


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    Under the direction of a Nurse Manager, a Clinical Nurse provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Performs all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to: patient assessment, medication administration; identifying nursing problems; plans of care; provides or delegates care according to Valleywise Health policies; functions as a client advocate and educator; completes and processes all required documentation; indirectly supervises ancillary personnel as directed; and participates in team building and quality improvement activities. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Prefer a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.

    Experience:

    + Must successfully complete the Valleywise Health New Graduate RN training program or have prior acute nursing experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    + Previous Behavioral Health experience is preferred.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license; temporary AZ RN license; or valid compact RN licensure for current state of practice. Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months of starting in position and must renewed every two years .

    + CPI certification training will be provided upon hire/transfer to department, must be renewed every two years, and must be obtained prior to providing patient care.

    + In addition, the following additional certification(s) will be required based on department assigned:

    + Desert Vista – Unit 2 Adolescent : Must have a valid fingerprint clearance card issued by the Arizona Department of Public Safety or submit completed application to the Arizona Department of Public Safety within seven days of hire date. Fingerprint clearance cards must remain valid for the entire period of issuance and must be renewed prior to expiration.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must.

    + Must have excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual is preferred.

    + Pursuant to Arizona Administrative Code R9-10-306 CHAPTER 10 of the Dept. of Health Services, personnel must be at least 21 years of age, or at least 18 years of age and licensed or certified under A.R.S. Title 32, and providing services within the personnel member’s scope of practice.

    Salary Range: Hourly pay rate: $32.84 to $48.44


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse Arizona Burn Center ICU Days
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    Under the direction of a Nurse Manager (or Executive DON, Ambulatory), a Clinical Nurse provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Performs all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to: patient assessment, medication administration; identifying nursing problems; plans of care; provides or delegates care according to Valleywise Health policies; functions as a client advocate and educator; completes and processes all required documentation; indirectly supervises ancillary personnel as directed; and participates in team building and quality improvement activities. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Prefer a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.

    + Must successfully complete the Valleywise Health New Graduate RN training program or have prior acute nursing experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Experience:

    + Previous acute care hospital experience in the area for which he or she is applying for is preferred.

    + In addition the following experience will be required for the following departments:

    + Benefitted Float Pool: Must have at least two (2) years of hospital based experience as a Registered Nurse and be able to float to at least four (4) departments within a minimum of two service lines for which approved competencies must be demonstrated.

    + Cardiac Cath Lab: Must have one to two (1-2) years recent clinical cath lab experience.

    + Trauma/ED: Must have at least six (6) months of hospital based experience as a Registered Nurse, preferably working in a Trauma/Emergency department.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license; temporary AZ RN license; or valid compact RN licensure for current state of practice. Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months.

    + Additional certification or continuing education may be required upon acceptance into the position based on area of practice:

    + APCU/Step Down- ACLS required upon hire

    + Antepartum Testing Center- Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification

    + Burn- Must obtain ACLS and PALS certification within 12 months

    + Burn Med Surg- ACLS required upon hire

    + Cath Lab- Must have ACLS certification at time of hire or transfer

    + ED- Must obtain ACLS and PALS certification within 6 months; and ATCN or TNCC certification must be obtained within 12 months. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification is preferred.

    + ENDO- ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire or transfer. Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) certification preferred

    + Heme/Oncology Clinic- Chemo Certification required within 6 months

    + L&D- ACLS & NRP required within 6 months of hire or transfer. If less than 2 years of RN L&D experience the candidate must complete AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring class within 6 months and AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring class within 2 years. If greater than 2 years of RN L&D experience will need to complete AWHONN advanced fetal monitoring within 1 year. Advanced Fetal Monitoring must be maintained every 2 years through an approved course.

    + McDowell Clinic- HIV certification required within 30 months.

    + Medical Imaging- ACLS required and PALS must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer

    + Medical / Surgical - ACLS required upon hire. For the 6th Floor staff ONS (Chemotherapy Biotherapy Card) within twelve (12) months of hire or transfer.

    + MICU and SICU- Must obtain ACLS certification within 6 months of hire or transfer. For SICU area ATCN or TNCC certification must be obtained within 12 months

    + NICU- NRP required within 6 months of hire or transfer

    + Nursing Float Pool - ACLS required upon hire.

    + Nursing Internal Resource Pool - ACLS required upon hire.

    + OR- CNOR certification is preferred.

    + PACU- Must obtain ACLS & PALS within 6 months; and ATCN or TNCC certification must be obtained within 12 months.

    + Peds ED- PALS, ACLS, & ENPC must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer; and TNCC or ATCN must be obtained within 12 months; CPEN certification is preferred

    + PICU- PALS certification within 6 months; ACLS or NRP within 6 months; and ATCN or TNCC must be obtained within 12 months; ACLS, PCCRN or CCRN certification is preferred

    + Post Partum- NRP is required within 6 month of hire or transfer; Intermediate Fetal Monitoring is preferred.

    + PreOp- ACLS or PALS required

    + ED - Must obtain ACLS and PALS certification within 6 months

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must.

    + Must have excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual is preferred.

    Salary Range: Hourly pay rate: $32.84 to $48.44


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Clinical Nurse
    Valleywise Health    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted about 5 hours    

    Under the direction of a Nurse Manager (or Executive DON, Ambulatory), a Clinical Nurse provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Performs all aspects of patient care, including but not limited to: patient assessment, medication administration; identifying nursing problems; plans of care; provides or delegates care according to Valleywise Health policies; functions as a client advocate and educator; completes and processes all required documentation; indirectly supervises ancillary personnel as directed; and participates in team building and quality improvement activities. The position demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment.

    Qualifications:

    Education:

    + Prefer a Bachelor's degree or higher in Nursing.

    + Must successfully complete the Valleywise Health New Graduate RN training program or have prior acute nursing experience that demonstrates an understanding of the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

    Experience:

    + Previous acute care hospital experience in the area for which he or she is applying for is preferred.

    + In addition the following experience will be required for the following departments:

    + Benefitted Float Pool: Must have at least two (2) years of hospital based experience as a Registered Nurse and be able to float to at least four (4) departments within a minimum of two service lines for which approved competencies must be demonstrated.

    + Cardiac Cath Lab: Must have one to two (1-2) years recent clinical cath lab experience.

    + Trauma/ED: Must have at least six (6) months of hospital based experience as a Registered Nurse, preferably working in a Trauma/Emergency department.

    Specialized Training:

    + None

    Certification/Licensure:

    + Must possess a current, valid AZ RN license; temporary AZ RN license; or valid compact RN licensure for current state of practice. Must also be in good standing with the issuing Board of Nursing.

    + Requires BLS. A BLS card obtained through an approved American Heart Association (AHA) training center is preferred and will be required within 3 months.

    + Additional certification or continuing education may be required upon acceptance into the position based on area of practice:

    + APCU/Step Down- ACLS required upon hire

    + Antepartum Testing Center- Advanced Fetal Monitoring Certification

    + Burn- Must obtain ACLS and PALS certification within 12 months

    + Burn Med Surg- ACLS required upon hire

    + Cath Lab- Must have ACLS certification at time of hire or transfer

    + ED- Must obtain ACLS and PALS certification within 6 months; and ATCN or TNCC certification must be obtained within 12 months. Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) certification is preferred.

    + ENDO- ACLS and PALS required within 6 months of hire or transfer. Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates (SGNA) certification preferred

    + Heme/Oncology Clinic- Chemo Certification required within 6 months

    + L&D- ACLS & NRP required within 6 months of hire or transfer. If less than 2 years of RN L&D experience the candidate must complete AWHONN Intermediate Fetal Monitoring class within 6 months and AWHONN Advanced Fetal Monitoring class within 2 years. If greater than 2 years of RN L&D experience will need to complete AWHONN advanced fetal monitoring within 1 year. Advanced Fetal Monitoring must be maintained every 2 years through an approved course.

    + McDowell Clinic- HIV certification required within 30 months.

    + Medical Imaging- ACLS required and PALS must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer

    + Medical / Surgical - ACLS required upon hire. For the 6th Floor staff ONS (Chemotherapy Biotherapy Card) within twelve (12) months of hire or transfer.

    + MICU and SICU- Must obtain ACLS certification within 6 months of hire or transfer. For SICU area ATCN or TNCC certification must be obtained within 12 months

    + NICU- NRP required within 6 months of hire or transfer

    + Nursing Float Pool - ACLS required upon hire.

    + Nursing Internal Resource Pool - ACLS required upon hire.

    + OR- CNOR certification is preferred.

    + PACU- Must obtain ACLS & PALS within 6 months; and ATCN or TNCC certification must be obtained within 12 months.

    + Peds ED- PALS, ACLS, & ENPC must be obtained within 6 months of hire or transfer; and TNCC or ATCN must be obtained within 12 months; CPEN certification is preferred

    + PICU- PALS certification within 6 months; ACLS or NRP within 6 months; and ATCN or TNCC must be obtained within 12 months; ACLS, PCCRN or CCRN certification is preferred

    + Post Partum- NRP is required within 6 month of hire or transfer; Intermediate Fetal Monitoring is preferred.

    + PreOp- ACLS or PALS required

    + ED - Must obtain ACLS and PALS certification within 6 months

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    + Ability to work with culturally diverse people is a must.

    + Must have excellent communication, time management and customer service skills.

    + Requires basic computer word processing skills (e.g. formatting, editing, printing, composing email, internet searches, etc.) to be able to successfully navigate through an electronic medical record using a computer.

    + Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English. Bilingual is preferred.

    Salary Range: Hourly pay rate: $32.84 to $48.44


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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