Provides nursing services to child and adolescent psychiatric clinics at Klaras Center for Families.  Works under the general supervision of Heart of Texas Behavioral Health Network’s Program Director of Psychiatric Services and in conjunction with Klaras Center for Families nursing staff.


  • Provide nursing services to children and adolescents in outpatient mental health clinic.
  • Provide support to families receiving mental health services.
  • Manage daily psychiatric clinic including filing medical records and coordinating medical care.
  • Administer labs, weights, AIMS screenings, and other appropriate medical procedures in support of Center psychiatric appointments.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation.
  • Keep required Center training current and complete training necessary to maintain LVN licensure.
  • Performs related work as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Essential Functions
  • Knowledge of behavioral health and treatment approached.  
  • Must have the ability to provide nursing services and support to Klaras Center for Families psychiatric clinic.
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with consumers and colleagues. Good work habits and organizational skills.
  • Must possess familiarity with computer operations. Must be dependable, reliable and demonstrate the ability to maintain consumer confidentiality; adhere to Center policies and procedures and other regulations relevant to job duties.
  • Excellent written communication and computer skills for inputting clinical documentation
  • Excellent verbal communication with clients, staff, and community providers
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Stooping, bending, sitting, standing, and keyboarding for prolonged periods, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to be CPR and PMAB certified
  • Valid driver's license, liability insurance, and reliable transportation required
Education and Experience
  • Current and unencumbered licensure as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in the state of Texas
  • Graduation from an accredited nursing program
  • 1 year of psychiatric nursing experience preferred

Hours: 8am-5pm Monday through Friday, weekends, and holidays off

Salary: $19.00 Hourly/$31,520 Annual


Heart of Texas Region MHMR strives to offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

Employer paid Health Insurance
Employer paid Dental Insurance
Employer paid Life Insurance
Payroll Direct Deposit
12 paid Holidays per year
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)

Excellent 401-K Retirement Plan (Center will contribute 12% of employee earnings)
              **Certain Requirements Needed**


Department: Klaras Center for Families
This is a full time position

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