Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN) - Evening Shifts in Tukwila, WA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/13/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a Registered Nurse (RN) you will:

Provide and coordinate care by assessing physical and behavioral health needs of patient, develop and implement nursing care plans, maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions.

Provide nursing care and services within the standards and scope of nursing practice as defined within the state Nurse Practice Act regulations, policies, procedures and protocols, as well as facility and corporate policies and procedures.

Ensure physician’s orders are legible if taken verbally and transcribed appropriately per policy and procedure.

Ensure patient’s status is assessed on an ongoing basis and pertinent information gathered is documented. Notify physician of significant changes in status such as difficulties with detox, medical emergency or change in medical status regarding response to medications, etc.

Nursing treatment plans are specific to assessed needs. Initial treatment plan is completed upon admission.

Demonstrate knowledge and utilization of universal precautions in providing direct patient care.

Accurately administer medications per ordered note and document accurate count of controlled substance medication administration on required documents.

Responsible for completing admission and discharge processed efficiently and accurately as directed.

Exhibit therapeutic rapport with patients by maintaining professional boundaries, being respectful to personal space, giving patient direct attention and maintaining rational detachment.

Provide direction or coordinate the activities of the unit as directed.

Communicate therapeutically and professionally with patients, visitors, coworkers and others involved in patient treatment in an effective manner.


Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. Prefer one year of nursing experience within clinical area of service provided by facility.


Current RN license as required by state.  CPR/BLS, de-escalation and restraint certification required (training available upon hire and offered by facility).


Compensation for roles at Cascade Behavioral Health varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific location, role, skill set, and level of experience. As required by local law, Cascade Behavioral Health provides a reasonable hourly range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Washington as set forth below.

Role Location: Washington State

Calculated Hourly Range for role: $37.53 - $58.17 per hr

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.57 - $28.80 per hour