Per Diem Registered Nurse


Registered Nurse
High Shift Differentials! Up to a $2400 hiring bonus!

Full-Time and Part-Time opportunities are available!

Hiring Range: $42.45/hr. - $54.13/hr.

The Registered Nurse provides nursing care and medical supervision to clients in all units of 24/7 Services (Adult Inpatient Unit, Youth Inpati

ent Unit, and Residential Services),

Appling the nursing process to the care of all clients. Actively participate as a member of the therapeutic treatment team.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Engage with team members and collaborate with the shift supervisors to create, develop and sustain a positive and safe working environment.
  • Examine and assess clients upon admission, and determine if the client is medically stable to provide care within the scope of practice of 24/7 Services at KMHS.
  • Obtain orders from physicians, including the following:

    1. admission and provider orders within one hour of admission, when needed, after all, pertinent information has been collected and treatment orders have been initiated
    2. seclusion/restraint orders per WAC 246-337-110
  • Document client care, medication, and treatment administration. Evaluate, monitor, and document client responses to medication, treatments, progress to mental health goals, and plan of care.
  • Write and implement a nursing care plan upon admission. Review and/or revise every 24 hours. Collaborate with the team (


    , Providers, MHPs, Shift Supervisors, etc....) to establish and obtain pertinent goals.
  • Safely administer medications and treatment in accordance with standardized nursing guidelines. Organize medications for administration as directed by the designated provider. Dispose of medications according to KMHS protocol. Count and order medication for clients, maintain house stock, and count and document controlled medications per shift.
  • Participate in discharge planning, review of treatment goals, assist in client medication educational needs, ordering of discharge medications, etc.
  • Provide flexible nursing coverage. Rotate and be proficient in the nursing role in all units of 24-hour Services at KMHS.

Minimum Qualifications:


Associate's degree in Nursing.


Entry level (no prior related work experience)


Active and unencumbered Registered Nurse license in Washington State.

Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

Preferred Qualifications:



degree in Nursing.


Experienced (minimum two years of job-related experience)

Relevant experience working with clients with severe and persistent mental illness.

Capacity to work well with children and families.

Our recruitment processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any aspect which makes someone unique.