Registered Nurse II (Psychiatric)

Yamhill County Courthouse
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Nov. 5th 2020
  • McMinnville, OR 97128

Job Description

Registered Nurse II (Psychiatric) 


HHS/Community Support Services 

Salary: $4597- $5215 /month (DOE) with Excellent Benefits 

Jobs Closes: 11/20/2020


Our Community:

Yamhill County has approximately 109,000 residents and is a very desirable place to live in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country. Yamhill County is home to Linfield College and Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville and George Fox University and Portland Community College in Newberg. Yamhill County is centrally located in the Willamette Valley, within close proximity to the Oregon Coast, the Portland and Salem metropolitan areas, and the Oregon Cascade Mountains. Wide varieties of indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities are available. We have the benefits, appeal and superior quality of life found in a small town community, while enjoying active social and cultural lifestyles found in larger metropolitan areas.


The Psychiatric Registered Nurse II:

This is a regular full-time position to provide nursing services for the Community Support Services program. The person in this position may provide both general and special nursing services for individuals with serious mental illness emphasizing medication dispensing, monitoring, medication skills training, working with pharmacies, setting up accounts for free medication services, giving injections, and tracking, documenting, and coordinating with physicians as needed. Duties and responsibilities of this position will primarily be carried out in the community and involve work with evidence-based models including, Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT). Please see the attached job description for more details.


The Benefits:

Health coverage - Group medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage for the entire family. For the 2019-20 plan year, the County pays 99% of the monthly premium and employees pay 1% ($15.90 per month) for the Base Plan. With this plan, employees

are eligible for a $100 a month contribution into an HRA VEBA account. Buy-up plans are also available.  (Premiums for the 2020-2021 plan year have not yet been determined.)


Retirement - PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) contribution is 100% employer funded, which includes both contribution to PERS pension and IAP accounts (IAP contribution is 6% of salary).


Short-Term Disability – 100% County paid


Life insurance - $6,000 for employee/$2,000 for spouse and children – 100% County Paid.


Vacation/Sick Leave - Flexible Earned Time (FET) is a combination of vacation and sick leave. To start, you will earn 12.38 hours per month and future accruals increase based on years of service. After a year of service and depending on FET balance,

employees may sell-back up to 40 hours of FET per year.


The Qualifications:

The position requires an unencumbered RN license and a minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a registered nurse. A valid license to drive in Oregon and a good driving record are also required. Preference may be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree, public health and/or behavioral health experience, and/or Spanish

language skills. Will be subject to successful completion of a background check.


The Candidate:

The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, be organized and detail-oriented, and possess the ability to work effectively alone or in a team environment, interacting with co-workers and the public in a courteous,

professional manner. The ability to work with a multi-cultural clientele is required. Must have excellent customer service skills and be proficient in computer use including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.


In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants:


**Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other federally-funded programs that provide health benefits); and

**Must not be excluded from participation in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation.


To Apply:

Click the link in this posting to visit the Yamhill County website to see a full description and download an application packet. You may submit your application by mail (US Postal Service), fax, e-mailing the email listed on our website or hand-delivery.   All the contact information is listed in the full description’s application information.  Please contact our Human Resources Department at if you have any questions or need assistance or accommodation with any part of our application process. 


Yamhill County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity.


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