Jan 16, 2020

Behavioral Health and Psychiatric RN - Youth

  • The University of Kansas Hospital
  • Overland Park, KS, USA

Job Description

  • Can you calm the storm in a patient’s life and guide their care compassionately?
  • Do you put the patient first in every decission you make?
  • Can you effectively deal with unique and stressful situations?

If you answered "yes" to the questions above, we invite you to consider this opportunity as a Behavioral Health and Psychatric Registered Nurse.

The Behavioral Health and Psychiatric RN ensures that all clinical care is delivered in a manner that meets or exceeds goals and expectations for clinical outcomes, quality assurance standards, and patient satisfaction. We are looking for passionate and caring people to join our team and mission to provide the best possible care for patients.

We are currently hiring for primarily night shift & PRN! Apply today!


Provides professional nursing care through assessment and accurate documentation, diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation for the comfort and well-being of patients. Carries out a plan of care specific to unit competencies for the target patient population. Coordinates care delivery and education through collaboration with patient, family and all health care team providers to ensure safe, effective and quality patient care. Follows organizational policies in providing safe patient care.

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.



  • Associates degree or higher in Nursing
  • For ADN prepared nurses hired after February 24, 2017; must complete BSN within five years of hire


  • Must complete additional studies for one year as designated (study will be determined by unit educator and nurse manager as deemed needed by employee) AND must obtain Advanced Certification (Psychiatric Nurse certification or Medical Nurse certification) within 2 years
  • Certified in behavior management techniques
  • RN License in state of practice
  • CPR certification
  • Knowledge and understanding of physician desk reference guide
  • Computer literate and proficient in various computer programs
  • Knowledge of accreditation standards


  • BSN degree
  • Minimum one to three years of relevant experience