Nursing Austin, Texas


Registered Nurse

Opportunity to support the underserved IDD/behavioral health population in a modern suburban facility with some of the best clinical staff in the state.  Unmatched benefits package designed to give you competitive compensation, flexibility, growth, and work/life balance.  We hope the next chapter in your career is with Columbus – a family of employees that treats everyone with dignity and respect, share a passion for supporting the IDD/behavioral health community, and do everything in our power to help people achieve their meaningful-life goals.

Hourly Range: $30-$34 with benefits / $35-$37 without benefits


City, State:   Austin, TX

Full-Time – 6 month contract

Shift Times: 7am-3pm every other weekend


Benefits Offered:

·      Cigna Medical/Dental/Prescription Insurance

  • Reimbursement for Licensure/Certification

·      Vision Care

  • Professional Liability Insurance

·      Life Insurance with Buy-Up Option

  • Short/Long Term Disability

·      Flexible Spending Account

  • Accident/Hospital/Cancer Plans

·      401k Retirement Savings Plan

  • Health Advocacy Program

Facility Physical Environment: Long term care facility with around 200 patients

Essential Duties: 

Nurse I (Staff Nurse) performs entry-level to routine (journey-level) nursing work at a competent level in the state hospital under the supervision of the Charge Nurse or Nurse Manager (Nurse II/III). Conducts comprehensive assessments of patients' nursing care needs using specialized skills in an inpatient psychiatric setting. Identifies nursing diagnoses or problem lists and formulates an initial plan of care based on assessment data. Establishes unit routines and develops and maintains the therapeutic milieu. Makes observations of patient behavior and status and reports to the psychiatrist, other recovery team members, and supervising nurse, as appropriate. Carries out nursing interventions as identified in the multidisciplinary recovery plan. Administers medications as ordered and maintains medication administration and controlled drug records according to facility policy. Trains other staff members as necessary, or as requested. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.



  • Licensed RN and be able to practice in Texas
  • Psych experience is preferred


About the Company: The Columbus Organization is a team committed to your professional success. As a leading national provider of health care professionals focused on serving individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and mental, and behavioral health challenges, we invite you to take your career to a whole new level with The Columbus Organization. Whether your interest is in community, facility, or school-based settings, The Columbus Organization offers job opportunities that are right for you.


If you have already found the perfect job but perhaps know of someone who is still looking, Columbus offers a $250 referral bonus for successful referrals.