DHA

Nurse (Clinical/Psychiatric)

Location US-KS-FT. RILEY
Job ID
2022-7098
# Positions
2
Category
Behavioral Health
Recruitment Bonus
Negotiable
Relocation Assistance
Negotiable
Student Loan Repayment
No

Overview

Irwin Army Community Hospital (IACH) at Ft Riley is uniquely located in the rolling Flint Hills region of Northeast Kansas. Nestled between Junction City (pop. 25,000) and Manhattan (pop. 57,000), the local area has an abundance of outdoor activities where you with unlimited opportunities to fish, hike, swim, and explore!

Enjoy BigXII college sports and entertainment at Kansas State University in Manhattan; as well as a thriving night life. Experience travel simplified at the Manhattan Regional Airport or international travel through Kansas City International Airport. Manhattan has been recognized on the following for its quality of life:

 

. #3 on a list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers (Forbes)
. Top 10 Places to Retire (Money Magazine)
. Top 50 College Towns in America (Best College Reviews)
. Top 10 Best Places to Retire Young (CNN Money)
. Top 100 Places to Live in America (Livability)


Join #TeamIACH, your home in the Flint Hills; making Fort Riley the best place in the Army for Soldiers to live, train, deploy from, and come home to.

 

Our civilian team members are eligible for full federal benefits packages which include:

  • 401k (TSP, 5% match)
  • Retirement pension (FERS, five years to be vested)
  • Health, life, long-term, vision, and dental insurance for the employee and family members
  • Competitive pay, regular cost of living and time in service base salary increases.
  • Performance awards
  • Paid on-the-job training and developmental opportunities
  • Ten paid federal holidays, ample vacation days, separate sick leave that does not expire
  • Recruitment and retention incentives
  • Paid relocation costs
  • Free parking at work
  • USO Airport Lounge Access
  • Access to MWR services and activities which include childcare options
  • Military service buy-back eligibility

Responsibilities

Duties
Perform comprehensive behavioral health nursing assessments and histories to plan, provide and direct nursing care across the continuum of care.
Administer many psychotropic and complex medications and make independent judgments in the administration of PRN medication.
Educate patient and family members regarding the disease process, treatment modalities, diagnostic procedures, use of equipment related to disease/care, and possible adverse reactions to medications.
Develop and present classes related to psychiatric/behavioral health nursing to enhance the knowledge base of peers and subordinates.
Identify patient problems and generate nursing diagnoses.

Qualifications

Qualifications
Who May Apply: US Citizens

Basic Requirement for Nurse (Clnical/Psychiatric):

Degree: A graduate or higher level degree, bachelor's degree, associate degree, or diploma from an accredited professional nursing educational program is required. This education must have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs, Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education, or an accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education at the time the degree was obtained. (Note: You must attach a copy of your transcripts.).

Licensure: A current, active, full, and unrestricted license or registration as a professional nurse from a State, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a territory of the United States; and you must have passed the National Council Licensure Examination.

Expereince: providing comprehensive nursing care to psychiatric or behavioral health patients, providing patient education, and assisting in developing patient care plans.

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