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Acadia Healthcare RN, Registered Nurse in Springfield, Missouri


Lakeland Behavioral Health System is a proud member of the Acadia Healthcare Family. We are a leading provider of acute inpatient and residential treatment services for children, adolescents, and seniors. Lakeland began solely providing psychiatric services in 1989 and has grown into a 206-bed facility, with patients from across the United States.

Sign on Bonus of $4K for full time day shift and $5K for full time night shift

This position requires a Registered Nurse with excellent communication and organization skills as well as attention to detail.

In this role you will plan and maintain medical records and educate patients and their families about various physical and behavioral health conditions. Additional duties include the following:

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

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

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

  • Ensure admission and discharges are processed efficiently and accurately as directed

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

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

One of the most rewarding aspects of working at Lakeland is providing excellent care, comfort, and security to patients, residents, and families you treat at their most vulnerable times. And you will have the opportunity to grow, learn and advance in your career.

Lakeland Behavioral Health values Diversity and Inclusivity. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.




  • Customer Focus: Expert

  • Communication: Expert

  • Oral Communication: Advanced

  • Safety Minded: Expert

  • Written Communication: Advanced



  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help



  • Associates or better in Nursing/Healthcare

Licenses & Certifications


  • Reg Nurse



  • Prefer one year of nursing experience in behavioral health setting

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)