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Registered Nurse in Clinton, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 10/13/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $31.00/hour

Compass is searching for a nurse to provide services on our Women's & Children's unit in Clinton. This is a full time, benefits eligible position. The schedule for this position is Wed/Thurs 2pm to 7 pm and 10 hour shifts on Fri/Sat/Sun. This individual will be providing medical consultation and medication management for the consumers on the unit. 

Other responsibilities of residential nurse: 

• Completes nursing assessments as required by contracts
• Monitor health needs/Monitor post-acute withdrawal symptoms/ Meet with consumers about medical concerns
• Triage medication condition occurring during treatment/Manage medical emergencies
• Arrange medication appointment and confer with attending physician as necessary or acquire medical services through managed care organizations
• Arrange or monitor special dietary needs for medical conditions
• Provide individual assistance to consumers in accessing needed mental health services including accompanying consumer to appointments to address medical or other health needs
• Review medication requirements with consumers
• Call physician/pharmacy to confirm medications prescribed
• Educate consumer on medications/Clarify instructions on medication use/Monitor self-administration of medication
• Coordinates training of staff for self-administration of medication, CLIA, Bio-hazard and other trainings as needed
• Completes blood draws for metabolics/Coordinates lab orders/Monitor lab levels including consultation with physicians
• Consult on use of over the counter medication and monitor their use
• Inject therapeutic medication, both subcutaneous and intramuscular
• Coordinate medication needs with pharmacies, consumers and families including the use of indigent drug programs/Set up medication boxes
• Conduct psycho-education groups related to health issues
• Provide staff in-services regarding medical related issues

 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

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

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

• RN, licensed in Missouri required

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