Registered Nurse - LRC

$34.41 - $45.56 hourly
  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
  • Lincoln, NE, USA
  • Sep 15, 2023
Full time Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Licensed Professional Other Behavioral Health Positions

Job Description

Starting pay rate: $34.412 - $45.562/hour based on years of RN and LPN work experience. Additional Facility Differential Pay of $3.00/hour. Additional shift differentials up to $2.50 paid for 2nd and 3rd shifts.

The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) contributes to the lives and health of Nebraskans every day. Our mission, “Helping people live better lives," provides the motivation to make a difference and that starts right here. Every individual within DHHS makes an impact; we want to elevate, engage, and empower those that choose to spend their energy making the world a little brighter.

We recognize that our teammates bring tremendous value to the State of Nebraska and that their vital work helps fulfill our mission. We support our staff by offering fantastic benefits, training and development opportunities for personal and professional growth, and a positive, team-oriented atmosphere.

We are looking for skilled, professional Registered Nurses for permanent full-time as well as temporary on-call positions. In this role you will be an integral part of our Behavioral Health Division and provide critical care to adult patients with mental illness at Lincoln Regional Center (LRC), a 24-hour psychiatric hospital.

You have the passion, we have the opportunities – let’s make a difference for Nebraskans

Lincoln Regional Center

1st shift (7am - 3pm) 2nd shift (3pm - 11pm) and 3rd shift (11pm - 7am) full-time positions available. Temporary on-call positions available, must work a minimum of 32 hours per month.

Examples of Work

As a Registered Nurse you will:
• Deliver professional nursing care and treatments within the scope of licensure.
• Provide clinical direction and guidance to other nursing and direct care staff.
• Manage urgent situations which may require seclusion or restraint interventions and/or other management strategies.

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. Must have a valid driver's license or the ability to provide independent authorized transportation.

For more information about the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and the Division of Behavioral Health, please visit our website,

For more information about nursing positions available contact Nichole Newland by phone at 531-207-5418 or

Other Salary Information

salary based on years of LPN and RN work experience. Additional shift differentials for 2nd and 3rd shift.

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