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Western Montana Mental Health Center Nurse - PACT - RN in Kalispell, Montana

Mental Health Nurse

Looking for a career that makes a difference in the lives of others, offering hope, meaningful life choices, and better outcomes?

Who we are

Since 1971 Western Montana Mental Health Center (WMMHC) has been the center of community partnership in the 15 counties we serve across western Montana. We have committed to providing whole-person, person-centered care by ensuring an approach to health care that emphasizes recovery, wellness, trauma-informed care, and physical-behavioral health integration. We know the work we do is important and makes a significant impact in the lives of our clients and in our communities.

Working at WMMHC also gives you the opportunity to work under the Big Sky, giving you the adventure of a life time while serving your community and changing lives. We offer a work life balance so you still have time to discover all the natural beauty and recreational dreams that Montana has to offer while still engaging in a career path that is challenging and fulfilling.

If you want to join our team where community is at the heart of what we do, then you’ve come to the right place!

Job Summary:

Come join our diverse Nursing team while providing needed care to patients seeking treatment for mental illness, medication management, substance use disorder, crisis management, and other services. You will work alongside a treatment team consisting of a Medication Management Provider, therapists, RN Health Educator, Integrated Medication Assistance Treatment Nurse, care coordinators, case management, and support staff.

The WMMHC LPN/RN will be responsible for collecting vitals, triaging patients, critical crisis calls and performing assessments within the Nurse’s scope of practice. The Nurse will then work closely with the treatment team to develop a treatment plan catered to each individual patient and following through with that specific treatment plan. If nursing for our assertive care team position you may be asked to be out in the community providing patient care involving, medication prompts, check in on patients, providing transportation to medical appointments, and/or medical support. Other responsibilities may include medication education, prior authorizations, processing medication refill requests, care coordination and other tasks.

Current openings in Missoula & Kalispell


  • Master’s, Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in nursing, must be licensed as a LPN or RN

  • One year of work experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting

  • Ability to pass background check and driver’s license check upon offer of employment.

  • Provide proof of auto liability insurance coverage per Western’s policies.

  • Montana Driver’s License with good driving record


We know that whole-person care is not just important for our clients, but recognize it’s just as important for our employees. WMMHC has worked hard to provide a benefits package that encompasses that same concept. Our comprehensive benefits package focuses on the health, security, and growth of our employees.

  • Health Insurance – 3 options to choose from starting as low at no cost for employee only

  • Employer paid benefits: Employee Assistance Program, Life insurance for employees and dependents, and long term disability

  • Voluntary options available: dental & vision insurance, short term disability, additional life insurance and dependent care flexible spending account

  • Health savings account (HAS) with match or medical flexible spending account (FSA)

  • 403(B) Retirement enrollment offered right away with an employer match offered after one year

  • Generous paid time off to take care of yourself and do the things you love

  • Accrued PTO starts immediately

  • Extended sick leave

  • 9 paid holidays and 8 floating holidays

  • Loan forgiveness programs through PSLF or NHSC