This position performs professional nursing duties as assigned in a 10 bed, 48-hour behavioral health care unit. This Registered Nurse (RN) must possess strong knowledge of the principles, methods, and practices of working with individuals with psychiatric and mental health and or medical concerns.
Responsibilities include nursing triage and assessment upon admission, medication administration and monitoring, education regarding diagnosis, providing RN delegation and training to support staff within the center. The RN will assess and complete nursing care plans and will communicate findings with the treatment team.
This RN must have the ability to communicate effectively with diverse cultures and socio-economic populations. Tasks and documentation of services are provided in accordance with accepted legal and ethical nursing standards.
This RN will work a 12-hour day shift with rotating weekends and the ability to create your own block schedule.
The RN will be directed/supervised by the Director of Nursing for clinical matters such as, but not limited to medications, pharmacy, injections, genetic testing, phlebotomy/laboratory matters and clinical assessments. The RN will be directed/supervised by the Center Director for administrative matters such as, but not limited to requesting time off, scheduling and office flow. Personnel concerns will be addressed in coordination by both the Director of Nursing & Center Director.
Salary: $45.39 – $56.14/hr
$2.00 to 5.00/hour – Tenure with BTCS
.75/hour – Bilingual
$1.00 to 2.00/hour – Previous Experience at a Community Center
$1.00/hour – PhD
$1.00/hour – Psychiatric Certification
$2.00/hour – Evening shift differential from 5 pm-7 pm
$4.00/hour – Overnight shift differential after 7 pm
$4.00/hour – Weekend shift differential
$6.00/hour – Overnight weekend shift differential
Why join our team?
BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.
Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.
Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.
Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.
Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.
1.Graduated from an accredited school of nursing and licensed as a Registered Nurse in the state of Texas
with at least 2 years recent nursing experience in behavioral health and or substance use nursing.
Experience can be in any inpatient, outpatient, or residential treatment type setting.
2. Ability to work collaboratively and be part of a multidisciplinary professional team.
3. Computer literate with working knowledge of Windows/MS office applications.
4. Excellent written and oral communication skills
5. Must have a valid Texas Driver’s License and maintain approved driver’s status throughout employment.
1. ANCC Psychiatric/Mental Health Certification or CARN certification
2. Experience working with individuals with behavioral health, developmental disabilities, substance use
disorders, ER or primary care
3. Bilingual in Spanish
|$94,411 - 116,771/year
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