Registered Nurse - Cherokee Mental Health Institute (CMHI)

State of Iowa

1251 W. Cedar Loop, Cherokee, IA 51012

Iowa Department of Human Services' Cherokee  Mental Health Institute (CMHI) locacted in Cherokee, Iowa, is seeking full-time Registered Nurses for the Nursing Department.

This position is eligible for a $3,000 recruitment payment.  Speak to the Hiring Manager for more information on eligibility. 

Salary Range:   $56,971.20 - $88,379.20 with shift differential for afternoon and night shifts and excellent benefit package.

CMHI's mission is to provide patient care through Treatment, Training and Advocacy.


Desired Qualifications:

Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator's Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

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Application Instructions:

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If you have any questions, please contact Dawn Bobzien -


Utilize the Nursing process to provide psychiatric nursing care to patients.  Directs care provided by Licensed Practical Nurses and Resident Treatment Workers. Carries out prescribed treatments (scheduled and P.R.N). Documents care provided to patients. Participates with the Treatment Team in planning and carrying out the Treatment Plan Interventions.  Responsible for maintaining a safe, therapeutic environment for patients.

Location: Cherokee, Iowa

Wage: $56,971.20 - $88,379.20 Annually

Type: Full-time

Open: Monday November 22nd

Close: Thursday December 23rd 2021

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