Job Description

Req # 24423

Behavioral Health Float Pool · Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center


Per Diem - Part Time 20 Hours Per Week, Varied

Flat Rate (22F) - $28.00

Works out of the Internal Resource Pool (IRP) and floats to various departments as needed. Provides professional skilled age specific nursing care for patients in collaboration with the physician and other disciplines. Demonstrates the professional skills and behaviors to promote comprehensive, cost effective, and meaningful healthcare for consumers in a diverse healthcare environment. Under the general supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs nursing, secretarial and technical related services for the neonate through geriatric patient population.


Requires graduation from an accredited Practical Nurse Training Program. Must have at least one (1) year of LPN experience and be able to float between units within a service line. Requires valid licensure as a Practical Nurse issued by the Arizona State 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. May require ACLS, PALS, certification for NG insertion, venipuncture, and IV therapy from an approved training program. Bilingual is preferred. Must have ability to work with culturally diverse people. Requires excellent communication and time management skills. Must be able to float to various departments as needed. Requires the ability to read, write and speak effectively in English.

Living our values
At Maricopa Integrated Health System, our values inspire us to dream big and reach high. And we’re delivering some of the most sophisticated care in the country, while making a genuine difference in the lives of our patients and each other. That's the power of an environment driven by values like respect, leadership, compassion and education.

We are:
  • Maricopa Medical Center, a critical care hospital - the largest teaching hospital in AZ
  • The Arizona Burn Center, a nationally renowned regional burn center- 2nd largest in the nation
  • A level 1 Trauma Center and emergency department
  • The Arizona Children’s Center at MIHS, a 24/7 Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Unit
  • The Comprehensive Healthcare Center
  • The Desert Vista Behavioral Health Center
  • 12 Family Health Centers located throughout Maricopa County
Come live these values and enjoy:
  • Competitive wages
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Arizona State Retirement System Plan with a lifelong pension upon retirement
  • Generous PTO + 10 holidays per year
MIHS is an equal opportunity employer.

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