BJC Healthcare Behavioral Health Nurse (RN) in Saint Louis, Missouri

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BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Franois, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system. BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for assuring that the health needs of clients and staff are addressed through various means including, but not limited to, direct care, staff education, chart reviews, occupational health and infection surveillance.


  • Monitors patients response and modifies plan of care accordingly.

  • Provides accurate documentation as required.

  • Delivers direct patient care by assessing and evaluating patient's physical, psychosocial and emotional needs.

  • Develops and implements individual plans of care in accordance with the established guidelines and standards of nursing care.

  • Educates patients and their families on how to manage their illness or injury, including post treatment home care needs and medication administration.

Minimum Requirements


  • Nursing Diploma/Associate's

    • Nursing


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • RN

Preferred Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree

    • Nursing


  • 5-10 years

Supervisor Experience

  • < 2 years

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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