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Modoc County Health Services is currently accepting applications for the position of Behavioral Health Nurse I/II/III. BH Nurse (LVN) I salary range: 255 ($3,896 – $ 4,973); BH Nurse (LVN) II salary range: 265 ($4,096 – $ 5,228); BH Nurse III (RN) salary range; 276 ($4,327 – $5,523) per month depending on qualifications. Excellent County benefit package.

Duties: Under the direct supervision and direction of a Registered Nurse/Supervising Public Health Nurse, this position provides professional nursing care to mentally ill and emotionally disturbed patients, requiring specialized knowledge of facilities and laws related to the treatment of mental illness and substance abuse. Direct care services may include education, medication management, coordination and consultation with primary care and psychiatric providers, crisis care and other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: California Licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse or Psychiatric Technician or Registered Nurse issued by the appropriate California State Board. Possess a valid California Driver’s License. For a BH Nurse II: need (1) year of psychiatric nursing experience working directly with mental health or behavioral health clients and psychiatry.

To Apply: Submit a completed Modoc County job application and a resume to Modoc County Health Services at 441 N Main Street, Alturas CA. Applications can be obtained at the following website: For further information, please contact Stacy Sphar at (530) 233-6312.

Modoc County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: Vocational Certificate
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks
  • Reference Check