721 Hickory Street | Akron, OH 44303

Behavioral Health Nurse

Are you a caring Nurse that is looking for a company that values your worth?

Then come visit Hickory Ridge where we understand the true value of our floor team and want you to succeed.

Who we are:
Hickory Ridge is a skilled facility offering both short term and long term care and we strive to be the premier provider in our area. We pride ourselves on providing outstanding care to the residents we serve because we believe that everyone deserves wonderful care.

Duties Include:
  • Assessing and Developing Plans of Care
  • Thorough Documentation
  • Supervising and Delegating Tasks Related to Resident Care
  • Monitoring Residents Conditions and Responding Appropriately to Change
  • Delivering Treatment According to Plans of Care
  • Assisting and Performing Comprehensive Nursing Assessment on All Residents
  • Orienting Families and Residents to the Program
  • Employing Appropriate Crisis Intervention and De-escalation Techniques
  • Attending Educational In-services, Staff Meetings, and Timely Completion of Online Competencies

for this position:
  • Must be a graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Current unencumbered licensed Registered Nurse or Practical Nurse in the State of Ohio
  • Positive Attitude!
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
  • Teamwork, flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities, adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback.
  • Maintain CPR
  • Professional, courteous, and respectful interpersonal communication skills with patients, families, and other staff.
  • Preferred experience or credentials

Competitive candidates will have:
  • More than one (1) year of experience in psychiatric nursing.
  • Handle with Care and BLS training
  • Qualified candidates, please apply now for a chance to join an outstanding team.

We offer, welcome and accept COVID-19 vaccine exemptions for all employees!

DAILY PAY IS HERE - Work today, get paid today. When you join the Hickory Ridge team you can control the timing of your pay. #DAILYPAYNATION
*Contact your HR Representative for all the details on DAILY PAY.

Starting pay up to - RN $40.46/hr, LPN $32.73/hr, based on Experience
$7,500 Sign on Bonus for FT employees

Perks of our team:
  • Set schedules and assignments
  • 12-hour shifts (7a-7p, 7p-7a)
  • $1.50 Shift differential
  • Paid lunches
  • $5,250 toward tuition reimbursement each year
  • Partnership with Hondros College of Nursing -- staff discount on tuition
  • Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance! Premiums are not increasing for 2023!
We love our employees as much as we love our residents, and it shows through the working environment we provide. Often you will see teamwork taking place, because we strive for a "Culture of Care". If you choose to join our team and family, you won’t regret it.

So if you want to join a team that values your hard work, look no further than Hickory Ridge!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and promote a drug-free workplace. We also offer a number of benefits to full-time associates including, but not limited to: medical, dental, vision, disability, life, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and a voluntary 401(k) retirement savings plan.

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News & Events

Nurturing Awareness and Support During Diabetes Awareness Month
Learn how Hickory Ridge is showing support this month!

November Resident of the Month
Get to know the wonderful Damon Valentine!

Hickory Ridge's Spooktacular Trick-or-Treat
Thank you for making it an unforgettable Halloween celebration!

Canned Goods Drive
Help us collect donations for the Akron/Canton regional food bank!

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Christmas in July!
Our Christmas in July celebration was full of fun and Christmas spirit!

July Employee & Resident of the Month
Celebrating two very special people at Hickory Ridge!

Get Involved!
Become a Volunteer at Hickory Ridge!

No Tricks, Just Treats!
We had so much fun at our Halloween celebration!

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