There are two regular full-time positions to provide nursing services for the Community Support Services program. The individuals in these positions may provide both general and special nursing services for individuals with serious mental illness emphasizing medication administration, monitoring, medication skills training, medical case management, illness prevention, working with pharmacies, setting up accounts for free medication services, giving injections, and tracking, documenting, and coordinating with physicians as needed. Duties and responsibilities of this position will primarily be carried out in the community. One of these positions will involve work with evidence-based models including Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA) and Assertive Community Treatment (ACT)
Salary:  $5681 – $7198/month (DOE)

The Qualifications:

The position requires an unencumbered RN license and a minimum of two (2) years of experience as a registered nurse. Must have a National Provider Number (NPI) number or be able to get one upon employment. A valid license to drive in Oregon and a good driving record are also required. Preference may be given to candidates with a Bachelor’s degree, public health and/or behavioral health experience, and/or Spanish language skills.   Will be subject to successful completion of a background check.

The Candidate:

The successful candidate must possess excellent communication skills, be organized and detail-oriented, and possess the ability to work effectively alone or in a team environment, interacting with co-workers and the public in a courteous, professional manner. The ability to work with a multi-cultural clientele is required. Must have excellent customer service skills and be proficient in computer use including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of this classification with or without accommodation.
In order to qualify for most HHS positions, applicants:
  • Must not be excluded from participation in federal health care programs (Medicaid, Medicare, and other federally funded programs that provide health benefits); and
  • Must not be excluded from participation in federal procurement (Federal Acquisition Regulation) and non-procurement activities (Executive Order No. 12549).

The Benefits:
Yamhill County offers generous employee benefits effective the first year of employment:

  • 15 paid holidays per year.
  • 19.5 days of Flexible Earned Time (FET) accrual in the first year (based on an 8-hr day).
  • PERS (Public Employee Retirement System) – 100% employer funded contributions.
  • Full health benefit offerings with employee premiums starting as low as $58.53/month for current plan year. *

Additional benefits for HHS employees:

  • This position qualifies for a $10,000 hiring bonus – $5,000 to be paid at hire and $5,000 to be paid at the successful completion of the probationary period.
  • $500 and 40 hours of paid time annually for professional development/training.
  • $200 annually toward required license and/or certification fees.
  • HRSA/NHSC approved site with many loan repayment opportunities available.
  • Qualifying employer for public service student loan forgiveness.
  • Most positions are eligible to accrue overtime.*

*Subject to the AFSCME Collective Bargaining Agreement (Download PDF reader) (7/1/2020 – 6/30/2023).

Our Community

Yamhill County has approximately 109,000 residents and is a very desirable place to live in the heart of the Willamette Valley wine country.   Yamhill County is home to Linfield University and Chemeketa Community College in McMinnville and George Fox University and Portland Community College in Newberg.  Yamhill County is centrally located in the Willamette Valley, within close proximity to the Oregon Coast, the Portland and Salem metropolitan areas, and the Oregon Cascade Mountains.  Wide varieties of indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities are available.   We have the benefits, appeal and superior quality of life found in a small-town community, while enjoying active social and cultural lifestyles found in larger metropolitan areas.

Required Information

Under the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, any person hired or rehired is required to provide evidence of identity and eligibility for employment. The County verifies the valid work authorization of each employee using Form I-9 and the E-Verify Program.
Yamhill County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and values diversity.  All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Applicants are considered for employment based on their qualifications without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other factor prohibited by law or regulation. Veterans are encouraged to apply. Please do not include information or photos that would identify those personal traits.
Some positions require a criminal history check and a review of driving record. All County positions require regular, prompt, and consistent attendance.

Accommodation Under the Americans With Disabilities Act

Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance, please contact Human Resources at 503-474-4901 or via email at

Veterans’ Preference

Under Oregon law ORS 408.225-408.238, veterans who meet the minimum qualifications for a position may be eligible for hiring preference. If you think you may qualify, a Veteran’s Hiring Preference Form must be completed and submitted with application. For the form and information for this process please click here (Download PDF reader)(Download PDF reader)
If you need assistance with completing an application for employment or with obtaining a Veteran’s Hiring Preference Form, please contact Human Resources at 503-474-4901 or via email at

Status of your application

You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. Please note that Yamhill County communicates with all candidates via e-mail. If you “opt out” or “unsubscribe” from e-mail notifications from NEOGOV, it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Please refer to the Classification Specification for the knowledge, skills & abilities required for this position.

Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN II)

Minimum Experience and Training/Other Requirements

Please refer to the Classification Specification for the minimum experience and training/other requirements for this position.

Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN II)

Work Environment/Physical Demands

Please refer to the Classification Specification for the work environment/physical demands for this position.

Psychiatric Registered Nurse (RN II)

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