Prime Healthcare

RN – Senior Behavioral Health Unit – Per Diem/Nights

Facility St. Joseph Medical Center
US-MO-Kansas City
Position Type
Per Diem


**This position may be eligible for a Sign-On Bonus! Please ask you recruiter how you can qualify. **


The Senior Behavioral Health (SBH) Registered Nurse (RN) are responsible for planning/providing support, medical nursing care to people who have a range of mental health issues. These nurses support people with issues ranging from anxiety, depression, personality disorders and eating disorders.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Treating/educating patients about mental and medical conditions
  • Provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members
  • Run therapeutic groups, psychiatric crisis intervention, seclusion and restraint of patients
  • Perform diagnostic tests, analyze results, help with patient follow-up and rehabilitation
  • Educate the patients and family members on how to manage the illness and/or injury


Saint Joseph Medical Center is looking for experienced Nurses for our Senior Behavioral Health (SBH) role.


Nights Shift/Per Diem/PRN – 12hr – 12hr Weeks


Education and Work Experience

  1. Must have current and valid State license as a Registered Nurse.
  2. BLS upon hire and maintain current.
  3. Working knowledge of Mental Health Laws and practice standards.
  4. Working knowledge of interdisciplinary treatment team process, behavioral health programming and daily nursing functions for inpatient and outpatient behavioral health units.
  5. Working knowledge of the continuum of care for behavioral health care.
  6. Behavioral Violence Prevention within 6 months of hire and maintain current annually

We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law:




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