Johnson County Mental Health is looking for qualified applicants to fill the position of Mental Health Registered Nurse (RN). The Mental Health Nurse provides direct psychiatric services to patients/families, individually or in a group setting. This position will remain open until filled. Other responsibilities include:
Provides comprehensive nursing services; assesses the holistic needs of individuals by incorporating family and environmental factors; collects and documents patient health history; measures and records vital signs; completes health assessments and performs limited exams; obtains, processes, and handles lab specimens; manages, controls and implements medication administration programs; performs minor procedures and treatments within designated area of specialty.
Completes and submits documentation regarding patient care and condition; reviews quality and effectiveness of services provided and documented by other service providers.
Provides patients and families with supportive resources; educates patients in areas impacting health, wellness, and daily living activities; develops and provides specialized health training and education to staff.
Provides case management, care coordination, referral and follow-up to individuals and/or families; evaluates outcomes, effectiveness of plans, and makes changes as necessary.
High school or equivalent and a Vocational, Associate’s, or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other Nursing program that meets the requirements for the Registered Nurse license are required. Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Kansas is required. May require KS/MO driver’s license, depending on department or agency.
One year of nursing experience is preferred.
Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions. Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.
Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions: All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments/agencies in a declared emergency situation.
Johnson County is an equal opportunity/equal access employer and offers a competitive salary and benefits package. The expected salary range for this position is $23.51 - $35.27 per hour and will be based on experience.
Additional Salary Information: actual pay depends on qualifications and experience
Internal Number: 4186
About Johnson County Government Mental Health Center
Johnson County, Kansas is a vibrant community with a national reputation for excellence. With a total budget of $1.1 billion including reserves, and a Aaa/AAA bond rating; it is one of the nation’s premier counties, providing comprehensive services to its citizens in its role as a leading organization in the state. The Johnson County community is nestled in the southwestern quadrant of the Kansas City metropolitan area and exhibits all of the hallmarks of a great community: a thriving and growing business sector, nationally-recognized public schools, first-class cultural and recreational amenities, and distinctive and welcoming neighborhoods. Johnson County is a growing and diverse community of more than 580,000 residents spanning 477 square miles.
At Johnson County Government, we challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more.