Behavioral Health Nurse

  • The Bridge Behavioral Health
  • 721 K Street, Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Apr 20, 2022
Full time Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Behavioral Health Nurse

 With a $500 Hiring Bonus!*

*Ask for details. 

Do you want to make a difference in someone’s life? We are looking for compassionate employees who want to help individuals with substance use and mental health disorders. We are seeking a full-time (8 hour shifts - evenings and overnights available). The position includes rotating weekends and holidays.

Full time= 4 or 5 (8hr) shifts per week

The Bridge Behavioral Health provides withdrawal services, substance use and mental health respite, and residential treatment. Nurses are a critical member of the treatment team. We also like to have fun while we work!

Responsibilities include:

  • Complete nursing assessments for new clients and utilize ASAM criteria to determine appropriate level of care. 
  • Assist Medical Consultant with developing individual treatment plans.
  • Provide care that meets clients’ biophysical, psychosocial, and environmental needs.
  • Administer medications and withdrawal management as ordered by Medical Consultant.
  • Utilize motivational interviewing techniques to encourage clients to engage in treatment after completion of withdrawal and promote improved health maintenance.
  • Educate clients on signs and symptoms of withdrawal, healthy living, managing diabetes, nutrition, smoking cessation, and medication management.
  • Perform ongoing physical assessments including CIWAs and COWS and refer patients to Medical Consultant or PCPs as needed to address medications, mental health, and physical health.  
  • Meet with primary residential clients weekly.
  • Communicate with clinical team to facilitate individualized multidisciplinary care plans.

 

Qualifications include:

  •  Active RN or LPN license and CPR certification
  • Diploma, Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Experience working in withdrawal, addiction, and/or mental health is preferred but training will be provided!

 

Benefits:

  • $500 SIGN ON BONUS after 6 months!  
  • Shift differential for hours worked between 8PM-8AM
  • Time and a half pay for hours worked on holidays
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with 3% match
  • Supplemental Benefits through Aflac
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vacation, Sick, and 9 Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discount on cell phone service through Verizon and AT&T
  • Free parking

Find more than a job - find your calling! Come and join the dedicated team at The Bridge Behavioral Health.

COVID-19 vaccination required.  Reasonable accommodations will be considered.  

APPLY:  https://thebridgenebraska.org/contact-us/employment-opportunities/

Job Requirements

Qualifications include:

  •  Active RN or LPN license and CPR certification
  • Diploma, Associate or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing
  • Experience working in withdrawal, addiction, and/or mental health is preferred but training will be provided!

Other Salary Information

Commiserate with experience

Loan Forgiveness?

No

Additional Keywords

nurse; LPN, RN