Registered Nurse (RN), On-Call

Organization/Company Name: 
Albertina Kerr
Position Description: 

Albertina Kerr empowers people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental health challenges and other social barriers to lead self-determined lives and reach their full potential. 


As a full-time or part-time On-Call Registered Nurse (RN) you'll be directly responsible for provide nursing care to the children in our Children's Psychiatric Crisis (Subacute) program and other children served as arranged by the treating psychiatrist and the program director. The On-Call RN is required to meet all state, federal, licensing and contract standards including accreditation body Behavioral Health Standards and ensures safe management of all medical care for the children served. This positions requires a Bachelors’ of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree in order to be trained and licensed by the state of Oregon to act as the Licensed Child Emergency Safety Intervention Specialist. 


Our Subacute program offers short-time, safe, and secure residential placement for children and teens who are experiencing a mental health crisis. Services focus on mental health stabilization, psychiatric evaluation, and transitional planning with an average length of stay around three weeks. Common diagnoses include major depression, suicide ideation, and anxiety. You'll support a diverse population, including transgender and nonbinary youth as part of an impactful, multidisciplinary team. Join our team, get a $2,000 sign-on bonus!


All Kerr employees are required to be fully vaccinated or meet the requirements for a medical or religious exception prior to beginning work.

Position Function: 
Position Type: 
Full Time
$45.09 /hr. + Generous Benefits

- Paid medical, dental, and vision employee benefits

- Paid basic life & accident insurance and short- & long-term disability

- Paid internal training and career development

- Paid holidays and generous time off

- 401(k) retirement savings plan with up to 4% employer match

- 24-hour Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) that provides resources for everything from mental health to pet insurance and financial counselling

- Satisfies employment requirement for student loan Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PLSF)

Required Qualifications and Experience: 

- Previous experience working in mental health preferred, but not required.

- Meet the following physical demands:  meet physical requirements of Oregon Intervention System and ability to respond physically to crisis intervention; stand for long periods of time; twisting, running, and some heavy lifting (minimum of 50 pounds).

- Proficient use of MS Office Suite.

Required Education and / or Certifications: 

Licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Oregon. Bachelors’ degree required. Nurses holding a Bachelors’ of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree will be trained and licensed by the state of Oregon to act as the LCESIS.  BSN nurses will be responsible for completing all duties in the Licensed Child Emergency Safety Intervention Specialist.

Where Will Work Be Performed?: 
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