Registered Nurse- RN

Location US-KS-Shawnee
ID 2024-2119
Category
Healthcare, Welfare, and Social Services
Benefits Category
Full Time - Regular (Full Benefits)
Salary Min
USD $32.29/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $48.43/Hr.
Organizational Unit
Mental Health
Work Schedule
Mon - Fri; varied schedule depending on client needs
Driving Status
Occasional (less than 5%)

Overview

A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you’re searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of being a member of Johnson County Government!  The Adult Services Services Team at Johnson County Mental Health Center is looking to fill the position of Registered Nurse (RN) to work with individuals who experience severe mental illness and/or chronic physical health conditions. This position facilitates and coordinates access to an array of physical and behavioral health care services and builds linkages to other community and social supports.   Application review will begin on January 24, 2024.

Job Description

Job duties includes:

  • Provides comprehensive nursing services; assesses the holistic needs of individuals by incorporating family and environmental factors; collects and documents patient health history; measures and records vital signs; completes health assessments and performs limited exams; obtains, processes, and handles lab specimens; manages, controls and implements medication administration programs; performs minor procedures and treatments within designated area of specialty.
  • Completes and submits documentation regarding patient care and condition; reviews quality and effectiveness of services provided and documented by other service providers.
  • Provides patients and families with supportive resources; educates patients in areas impacting health, wellness, and daily living activities; develops and provides specialized health training and education to staff.
  • Provides community-based case management, care coordination, referral and follow-up to individuals and/or families; evaluates outcomes, effectiveness of plans, and makes changes as necessary.

Job Requirements

Minimum Job Requirements:

High school or equivalent and a Vocational, Associate’s, or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or other Nursing program that meets the requirements for the Registered Nurse license are required.  Licensure as a Registered Nurse (RN) in the State of Kansas is required.  May require KS/MO driver’s license, depending on department or agency.

Johnson County Government requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department/Agency.

 

Preferred Job Requirements:

One year of nursing experience is preferred.

 

Physical, Environmental, and Special Working Conditions:

Excessive standing and/or walking: 40%.

Lifting: varies by assignment.

Exposure to hazardous materials (bodily fluids).

Within sixty (60) days of hire, employees (select DHE and EMS positions) must produce proof of immunization, proof of immunity, proof that immunization is medically contraindicated, submit a written objection to immunization based upon a sincerely held religious belief, or receive vaccination for the following:  Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR); Tetanus Diphtheria and Acellular Pertussis (TDAP); and Varicella (Chickenpox).

All County employees may be called upon to assist other departments in a declared emergency situation.

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