Behavioral Health Nurse

$24.00 - $40.00 hourly
  • The Bridge Behavioral Health
  • Feb 16, 2024
Full time Licensed Professional

Job Description

Behavioral Health Nurse

 

With a $500 Hiring Bonus!*

*Ask for details. 

Click here to meet Dave Dermann, Intervention Nurse and Board Member of The Bridge Behavioral Health.   

You became a nurse to make a difference. You can make a BIG difference at The Bridge Behavioral Health! As a nurse, you play a vital role in making recovery possible. Once a client walks through our door, their first step toward recovery often begins with YOU. We are seeking team members with a passion for helping individuals from all walks of life.

 

Not sure about Behavioral Health Nursing yet? Come visit us! We would love for you to meet our team and learn more about the critical work we are doing. To set up a tour, call 402-477-3951 or email info@thebridgenebraska.org.

 

Compensation is negotiable based on experience but the general starting range: LPN $24-30/hour, RN $36-40/hour.

 

About Us:

The Bridge Behavioral Health is a nonprofit substance use and mental health treatment facility. We provide medically-monitored withdrawal, substance use respite, residential treatment, and outpatient services. With a trauma-informed approach, our multidisciplinary team works with each client to create an individualized treatment plan. We are open 24/7 and serve people regardless of their ability to pay.

 

 Responsibilities include:

  • Complete nursing assessments for new clients and utilize ASAM criteria to determine appropriate level of care. 
  • Assist clinical team with developing individual treatment plans.
  • Provide care that meets clients’ biophysical, psychosocial, and environmental needs.
  • Administer medications and withdrawal management as ordered by Medical Director.
  • 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 Director 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, substance use, 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 (plus eight hours of holiday pay)
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with up to 3% match
  • Supplemental Benefits 
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Vacation, Sick, 8 Paid Holidays, and a day off each service anniversary
  • Wellness Account for Self-Care (funded by The Bridge)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Discount on cell phone service through Verizon and AT&T
  • Free parking
  • LPN $24-30/hour, RN $36-40/hour

APPLY: Directly on our website to be considered: https://thebridgenebraska.org/contact-us/employment-opportunities/

 

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

 Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, and value those individuals with lived substance use and mental health experiences. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Job Requirements

 

Qualifications include:

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

 

Other Salary Information

$24-$40/per hour (LPN $24-30/hr, RN $36-40/hr)

Loan Forgiveness?

No