Registered Nurse - Behavioral Health

$25.01 - $28.55 hourly
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Feb 13, 2019
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Are you a Registered Nurse or will be one soon? Do you enjoy public service and helping other people? Join our mission of "Helping People Live Better Lives"! The Lincoln Regional Center (LRC), a Joint Commission Top Performer, seeks nurses who want an exciting career in the field of psychiatric and mental health nursing. Good Life, Great Mission; Join #TeamDHHS! We are currently accepting applications for full-time and part-time opportunities.  Full-Time: $24.642-$30.803, based on experience. As a full-time permanent employee you will receive excellent benefits that include 156% retirement contribution match, generous shift differentials up to $2.50 per hour, continuing education opportunities and health insurance options. On-Call: $26.477/hr. 


**Nearly graduated and new graduates welcome! Candidates must obtain licensure prior to employment.


Examples of work include: Delivers professional nursing care and treatments within the scope of licensure. Provides clinical direction and guidance to other nursing and direct care staff. Manages urgent situations which may require seclusion or restraint interventions and/or other management strategies. This position requires intermittent physical activity, including standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping and crouching as well as lifting and supporting patients.  We have 3:00pm-11:00pm and 11:00pm to 7:00am shifts available! 8 hour or 12 hour shift options dependent on availability. 

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:  A current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in Nebraska or authority based on the Nurse Licensure Compact to practice as a registered nurse in Nebraska.

OTHER: Must be at least 19 years of age and able to attend the three week new employee orientation during day hours. Must be able to push, pull and lift up to 60 lbs. 

Other Salary Information

Pay rate is based on years of experience working as a RN.

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