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Sea Mar Community Health Centers Registered Nurse for Behavioral Health: Posting #20280 in Vancouver Fourth Plain & Town Plaza, Washington

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position(s):

Position Summary:

Sea Mar Behavioral Health?s diverse and quickly expanding program is seeking a Full-time Registered Nurse for its Vancouver Behavioral Health Program located in Vancouver Fourth Plain & Vancouver Town Plaza (formerly known as Community Services NW).

The RN is responsible for all duties assigned to licensed nursing personnel on Sea Mar?s community-based behavioral health programs, including Adult Mobile Crisis Intervention (AMCI) and Program of Assertive Community Treatment (PACT). The RN participates in the design, implementation, and ongoing delivery of services. The RN is responsible for conducting psychiatric assessments; assessing physical health needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians; coordinating communication regarding individuals? psychiatric and physical health needs; providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; and providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation, and support services. The RN may assist in the management of patient flow issues, consultation, rooming patients, assisting providers in procedures, and taking phone messages. The RN works collaboratively with all other healthcare team members to provide the best outcomes for clients and the organization. The RN shall focus on, lead, perform and create excellent outcomes for Clinical Quality Measures.

Other duties may be assigned by the NP Director or BH Program Manager.

Qualification and/or Education:

  • Must have graduated from an accredited college or university with an Associate?s degree. RN or equivalent is required.

  • Must be licensed in the State of Washington to practice as a registered nurse.

  • Must have at least one year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting. Previous ambulatory care and consultation experience is desired.

  • Must have experience working with a wide range of patient age groups and health concerns.

  • Must attain the state mandated HIV education.

  • Must pass TB test at time of hire and annually thereafter. Must receive flu vaccine annually.

  • This position must obtain a CPR certificate within 90 days of hire date and is required to maintain CPR certificate throughout employment.

  • Must have the ability to travel between locations and work and able to work in the community.

  • Must have access to a car, possess a valid driver?s license and current auto registration.

  • Must authorize Sea Mar to obtain current driving record from the Department of Motor Vehicles (and annually thereafter) to determine driving eligibility. Driving record must meet Sea Mar?s vehicle insurance carrier?s minimum standards related to driving for the purpose of determining eligibility.

  • Must provide Sea Mar proof of auto insurance (upon hire and at renewal time). Must submit a copy of the endorsements page of their insurance policy to HR. Must carry minimum liability coverage required by the state where they reside.

What We Offer:

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it?s a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. Full-time employees working 30 hours or more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 24-27 days per year + 10 paid Holidays. We offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Kim Carnahan, NP Director at

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted on 06/25/2020

External candidates are considered after 06/30/2020

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

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