Registered Nurse
Job Type

Ascend partners with Highland Rivers Behavioral Health, Georgia’s largest Community Service Board (CSB), to staff clinical and non-clinical jobs in behavioral health. Being part of our team and working in a CSB means you’re helping individuals and families otherwise unable to access treatment from private providers to address healthcare challenges associated with mental illness, intellectual/developmental disabilities, and addictive diseases. You’ll be working with purpose to make a difference in the lives of people who need you most. Each of our jobs will work within a State Community Service Board facility. 

The RN will be working in a Mental Health/ Substance Abuse environment. RN will provide direct service to individuals, such as clinical nursing assessments, labs, injections, and medication management training. 

Job Description:    


  • Assess individuals with health problems of mental health/substance use challenges and needs with completion of nursing assessments and development of nursing care plans
  • Completes RPR, TB and Hep C testing for individuals attending the program.
  • Monitors, records and reports symptoms and changes in conditions by observation using proper nursing care
  • Provides education to individuals, staff and family.
  •  Attends case staffing/treatment team meetings as directed by supervisor.
  • Intervenes, stabilizes and manages acute crisis situations as needed.
  • Assists in training co-staff in areas relating to service specialties as needed.
  • Maintains confidentiality for all indirect/direct service in accordance with agency policies and HIPAA policies.
  • Maintains stock of supplies
  • Other responsibilities and tasks as may be assigned.
  • Completes all necessary documentation according to policy and procedure
  •  Provides assistance and support in crisis situations.

Ascend Community Staffing Partners, LLC does not discriminate with regard to employment, compensation, place of work, or promotion because of race, color, religion, disability, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, age or national origin.

English-Spanish bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans and veterans with service-connected disabilities, are encouraged to apply


Job Requirements: 

  • Licensed as a RN in the state of GA. 
  • 1 to 2  years experience in  mental health or substance use disorders  
  • Computer, organizational and teaching skills. 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.   
  • Must be able to pass background investigation, drug screen and have good 7yr. motor vehicle report.