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Children's Mercy Kansas City Psychiatric RN in Kansas City, Missouri

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Thank you for considering Children’s Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason – our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.


The Psychiatric registered nurse (RN) provides services in inpatient and emergency clinical settings. A psychiatric nurse works directly with pediatric patients with psychiatric problems, in addition to supporting the staff who provide direct patient care for pediatric patients with psychiatric problems. The role is aimed at early intervention and treatment of children with mental illness, and includes interdisciplinary collaboration. The Psychiatric RN ensures that all clinical care is delivered in a manner that meets or exceeds goals and expectations for clinical outcomes, quality assurance standards, staff and patient safety and staff and patient satisfaction.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.


  • Identifies and meets the educational needs of patients, families, and staff and will be a Mandt Instructor for staff

  • Support staff in the care of psychiatric / behavioral health patients

  • Active participant in the Behavioral Health response team

  • Participates in performance improvement activities, behavioral health regulatory events, attends educational programs, assists with policy/procedure development for behavioral health patients, attends unit meetings or other assigned meetings as indicated, align with DB division


  • Bachelor's Degree BSN and 1-2 years experience as an RN; behavioral health experience preferred

  • One of the following: Licensed RN - MO, Registered Nurse Multistate License Missouri required upon hire

  • One of the following: Licensed RN - Kansas, Registered Nurse Multistate License Kansas required upon hire

  • RN Compact license for all states besides KS and MO

  • MANDT Relational and Technical training required within 60 days of hire

  • MANDT Instructor training required within 120 days of hire

  • Refer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications Required Upon Hire

  • Refer to Nursing and Advanced Practice Provider Licensure and Certification policy for required Life Support Certifications Required Upon Hire

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $26.56, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID 2021-14698

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago (4/13/2021 5:17 PM)

Posting Category Nursing


Shift Evening shift

Work Type Part Time Benefits Elig 48-59

Work Days TBD

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Location : NameMAIN CAMPUS

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Farrah McGuire