DATE POSTED: November 4, 2020

JOB STATUS:  Permanent/Full Time (0.90 FTE)

SALARY: $7,254.90/month (BU09/SR20) *updated on 11/13/2020*

JOB LOCATION:  Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital – Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii 


FUNCTION: This position is located in the Acute Behavioral Health Unit of the Nursing Services Section of Samuel Mahelona Memorial Hospital (SMMH). SMMH, Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital (KVMH), and Kauai Region Clinics, are part of the Hawaii Health Systems Corporation, a public benefit corporation of the State of Hawaii.

The Acute Behavioral Health Unit at SMMH provides nursing, social work, and ancillary health services to involuntary and voluntary patients with acute and/or chronic psychiatric and behavioral problems.

This position, although assigned to the Behavioral Health Unit, will also require cross training, floating to other units and is subject to shift work.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To qualify, you must meet all of the following requirements.  Please note that unless specifically indicated, the required education and experience are credited based on a 40-hour workweek.

Education Requirement: Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. 

License Requirement: License to practice as a professional nurse in the State of Hawaii. Applicants must submit evidence of current Hawaii RN licensure (a copy of valid license) at the time of appointment.

Experience Requirement: Six (6) months of responsible professional nursing experience.

Certification: BLS & ACLS certification required within six (6) months from date of hire.

Select Certification: Of the six (6) months professional nursing experience required, six (6) months of professional nursing experience must have been in PSYCHIATRIC or BEHAVIORAL HEALTH UNIT.



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