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Behavioral Health Telehealth Nurse

Job Number:  BHS-302-04

Number of Hours:  Part-time (.5 or 40 hours bi-weekly)

Location:  Hancock, MI

Position Summary:

The Behavioral Health/Telehealth Nurse responsibilities include administering quality efficient nursing care, coordinating behavioral health services, providing health education, nursing triage and screenings to patients of all ages in accordance with established nursing standards, and coordinating telehealth program to include, chart prep, intake, and follow up. The Behavioral Health/Telehealth Nurse works within an integrated health center to ensure an efficient and safe environment of care.

Education, Training, Licensing and Credentialing


  • Nursing degree from an accredited school of nursing
  • Current unrestricted license from the Michigan Board of Nurse Examiners to practice as a registered nurse (RN); or a licensed practical nurse (LPN) in the State of Michigan AND at least 2 years of experience working in direct patient care at a psychiatric or behavioral health clinic or other healthcare setting
  • Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Healthcare Professionals Certification
  • 2 years’ experience as an RN/LPN


  • Two (2) years of psychiatric or behavioral health experience as an RN

Experience and Skills


  • Knowledge of basic principles of health promotion, prevention and motivation
  • Knowledge of protocols in general and an ability to quickly gain specific knowledge of the Center’s current operational protocols
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and appropriate abbreviations
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the Michigan Nursing Practice Act
  • Ability to read and comprehend medical instructions, short correspondence, and memos
  • Ability to document, with clarity, all information relevant to a patient’s needs
  • Ability to effectively present information in small group situations to patients, Center staff, and the general public
  • Ability to work cooperatively with community agency personnel to coordinate services for patients
  • Ability to use office equipment including but not limited to computers, fax machines, telephones and copiers
  • Ability to prioritize and allocate resources
  • Typing skills


  • Writing skills
  • Ability to present to groups
  • LEAN training



Upper Great Lakes Family Health Center (UGL) is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is a Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Deemed Facility.
UGL receives funding from The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and has Federal Public Health Service deemed status with respect to certain health or health-related claims, including medical malpractice claims for itself and its covered individuals.
This project is/was supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS26511 Health Center Cluster, total award amount of $1,839,050 with 89.9 % financed from nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.