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Nurse LPN/RN CAP in Rolla, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 2/9/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $29 (LPN)/$38.00 (RN)

The Nurse LPN/RN CAP provides direct and indirect patient care in the local Crisis Access Point in a psychiatric capacity. Maintains standards of Professional Nursing Practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member responsible for overall coordination of care and services delivered to individuals experiencing behavioral crisis. Works collaboratively with members of the health care team to provide patient/family education. Demonstrates competency to provide age-appropriate care to adults 18 and older including geriatrics. This job is classified as Category I and may involve tasks with exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Performs nursing care such as health assessments, pain assessments, vital signs, applying dressings and general daily care of individuals who present at the Crisis Access Point
• Performs all duties of medication administration including medication pass, injections, and observing self-administration of medication
• Manages medications including completing the MAR, updating the MAR and counting controlled substances
• Provides patient education regarding physical health and medications
• Coordinates care with staff, residents, family, physicians, psychiatrists, hospitals and pharmacies
• Reports and records observable changes in individual’s behavior, attitude and physical condition
• Assists staff with various diagnostic and treatment procedures
• Provides education on procedures and protocols to new employees
• Participates in team and leadership meetings as assigned
• Requires effective verbal, written and nonverbal communication skills
• Possesses cognitive, organizational, and emotional abilities and maturity to deal effectively with multiple stressors, deadlines, and difficult situations
• Provides direct patient care to adults
• Requires working with patients who could be verbally or physically agitated
• Participates in mandatory overtime (if/when needed)
• Other duties as assigned

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

• Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids
• Regular exposure to biohazard and/or chemical waste materials

 

Job Requirements

• Associate’s degree in nursing required
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

At least one year of psychiatric experience; experience in a hospital or acute care setting preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

LPN, RN, or GPN/GN that must pass the MO NCLEX exam within 90 days of graduation required

Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri.  We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC).   Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve.  Our mission is “Inspire Hope.  Promote Wellness.” 

Why join us?

We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here.  Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset.  We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.

At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:

  • Competitive benefits
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Professional development
  • Licensure supervision
  • Mentor opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Scholarship program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Headspace Access
  • Paid time off & Paid Holidays
  • NHSC Loan Repayment Participant

We welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.