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Registered Nurse (RN) - (Nights, 36hrs/wk.) - Crisis Triage Facility

Company: Kitsap Mental Health Services
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Details
Almira Main Campus - Bremerton, WA
Full Time
$29.58 - $36.97 Hourly

Registered Nurse

Kitsap Mental Health Services

Bremerton, WA

Up to $10,000 sign-on bonus available!

Weve been transforming lives and our community since 1978, helping our neighbors with mental and behavioral health challenges to achieve healthy, productive lives. As one of the largest non-profit employers in Kitsap County, our 500+ employees provide a comprehensive range of services to over 6,500 children, youth, adults, and families annually. We are seeking an experienced Registered Nurse to join the night shift (Thursday-Saturday) at our Crisis Triage Facility on the Almira Main Campus to conduct psychiatric assessments, make appropriate referrals to community physicians and administer medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist. We will rely on you to:

  • Examine clients and obtain admission orders within one hour from a physician
  • Communicate with providers, process orders, and implement a nursing care plan at admission
  • Document client care, medication, and treatment evaluate client responses to medication and revise nursing care plan every 24 hours
  • Collaborate with care team (providers, MHPs, shift supervisors) to establish goals and to lead wellness groups
  • Count and order medication for clients, maintain house stock, and dispose of medications according to KMHS protocol
  • Obtain, verify and initiate provider orders, including seclusion/restraint orders per WAC 246-337-110
  • Initiate emergency procedures and perform appropriate nursing/medical interventions
  • Train, educate, and mentor new nursing staff and nursing students
  • Participate in discharge planning, including medications and review of treatment goals
  • Complete nursing notes, physician orders, and other documentation in a timely manner

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive wages
  • Generous shift differentials
  • Comprehensive health, dental and vision benefits
  • Up to 19+ days of PTO and 8 paid holidays your first year
  • An incredible team approach that is dynamic and collaborative
  • Loan Forgiveness, training, and extensive education available
  • Multiple locations and opportunities close to home
  • Advancement opportunities available within the agency
  • Free Employee Assistance Program and parking
  • Full Time, Part Time and PRN positions along with flexible hours for professional advancement

Our recruitment processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any aspect which makes someone unique.




  • Current RN license in WA
  • 2 years of RN experience preferred
  • 2 years of experience in mental health preferred
  • Experience in psychiatric environment preferred
  • New grads are welcome to apply


Who we are

Come join us on the beautiful Kitsap Peninsula, where scenic vistas, outdoor activities, and historic towns offer many options for exploration just across Puget Sound from Seattle. Residents enjoy a peaceful, unhurried, affordable lifestyle, along with the opportunity to enjoy the best of both worlds. Seattle is a water commute away via fast ferry passenger service or the WA State Ferries, and Tacoma is a modest highway drive. 


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or disabled veteran status, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability.

Keywords: Kitsap Mental Health Services, Tacoma , Registered Nurse (RN) - (Nights, 36hrs/wk.) - Crisis Triage Facility, Other , Tacoma, Washington

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