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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Behavioral Health Nurse

Marion County
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Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Behavioral Health Nurse


$36.94 - $47.15 Hourly


Salem, OR

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Full-time Regular

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Health and Human Services


HHS - BH - Adult Outpatient MH Svcs

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This recruitment has been reopened for additional applicants and will remain open until filled. If you have already applied for recruitment #557-2023-3, you do not need to reapply. New applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time without further notice.

Make a difference in the lives of others by joining Marion County Health and Human Services (MCHHS) as a Behavioral Health Nurse.  Here, you’ll work alongside a passionate and dedicated team in a highly collaborative environment, striving to provide exceptional care and making a positive impact on the people and the community we serve. As a member of the MCHHS team, you will be part of a culture that values teamwork, professionalism, compassion, and mutual respect. 

Minimum Experience and Training Requirements

  1. Associate degree in nursing and two years of behavioral health or other related experience; OR
  2. Bachelor's degree in nursing and one year of behavioral health, or other related experience; OR
  3. Any satisfactory combination of work, education, training, or experience relevant to the position, as determined by Marion County. 
Your well-being is important to us, and we offer a comprehensive benefits package. For those relocating from outside of Oregon, we provide the following relocation package:
  1. Up to $3,000 reimbursement of moving expenses
  2. Relocation Bonus in the amount of $3,000 (pro-rated based on FTE) as a one-time payment upon proof of Oregon residency.
In addition, we offer the following retention bonus, prorated based on FTE:
  • $1,500 bonus after 6 months of continuous employment
  • $1,500 bonus after 12 months of continuous employment
Marion County is recruiting for a Behavioral Health Nurse. To view the full job announcement, Click Here (Download PDF reader)


Marion County is a qualifying public employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.  Through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program, full-time employees working at the County may qualify for forgiveness of the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan.  Questions about your loan eligibility should be directed to your loan servicer or the US Department of Education.

Applicants are eligible to use Veterans’ Preference when applying with Marion County in accordance with ORS 408.225, 408.230, and 408.235 and OAR 105-040-0010 and 105-040-0015.  Preference will be awarded only if the applicant meets the minimum requirements of the position and attaches the required documentation at the time of application.


  • One of the following:
    • MEMBER COPY 4 of the Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD Form 214 or 215); OR
    • Letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs indicating receipt of a non-service connected pension; OR
    • Certification that discharge or release from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.
  • In addition to one of the above documents, Disabled Veterans must also submit one of the following:
    • A copy of their Veterans disability preference letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs; OR
    • Certification that medical separation from active duty under honorable conditions will take place not later than 120 days after the submission of the certificate.

You can request copies of your military service record through the National Archives website at

Marion County is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Veteran and Disability employer committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce.

Marion County
PO BOX 14500

Salem, Oregon, 97309
(503) 566-3949

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