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Registered Nurse

at Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc.

Posted: 7/2/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 1417
Keywords: nursing

Job Description


Work Location: Centro Esperanza 310 S. Extension Rd. Mesa, AZ 85210





Provides nursing services to all consumers primarily assigned to a specific clinic, may cover other clinics. Services include engagement, assessment, treatment planning, medication administration, education and supportive psychotherapy. Has an assigned caseload and is available as needed to any consumer assigned to their clinic, participates in utilization management and quality improvement activities as required.





  • Evaluating symptomatology of client’s diagnosed mental disorders or addictions;

  • Evaluating indications, common side effects, reactions and interactions of medications prescribed for self-administration by clients;

  • Locating community resources and coordination of care obtaining assistance when needed;

  • Experience in de-escalating violent behavior or behavior harmful to the client or others or crisis management;

  • Provide medication management as ordered and be competent in evaluating clients’ medical conditions upon admission and as needed;

  • Supervision of nursing staff or interns when assigned;

  • Facilitate health and medication education groups as needed;

  • Proficient in clinical documentation; and

  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Follows all CPLC’s policies,  procedures and protocols
  • Must maintain a great deal  of confidentiality and integrity
  • Maintain satisfactory punctuality and attendance as set on the work schedule.

  • Must be a collaborator and work as a team







  • Be 21 years of age or older;

  • Be licensed by the Arizona Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse (RN) according to A.R.S. Title 32, Chapter 15; and

  • Have at least one year experience in psychiatric nursing or behavior health


Computer Skills: MHS, MS, Internet, Outlook


Licenses, Certification, etc: Register Professional Nurse




Physical Requirements:


Sitting for long periods                                                                       Driving


Standing for long periods                                                                   Kneel 


Lifting     0-30 lbs.                                                                              Bend Stoop


Typing                                                                                                 Traveling


Alternative work hours (Between 5:00p.m.-8:00a.m.)                      


Working on a computer 4- 6 hours a day


Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both verbally and in writing.





Employee will be expected to participate in continuous learning, competency building and maintenance of competency skills.








Work is performed in structured environments.  








Reports to and is supervised directly by the Medical Doctor. Employee is also accountable for understanding and complying with CPLC policies and procedures.




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