Clinic Nurse - Behavioral Health-PRN-On-Call in Wentzville, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 10/10/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $19.97-27.82

THIS IS A PRN - On-Call POSITION

Description

The Clinic Nurse is part of the person centered integrated care team and provides office based services to behavioral health patients and assist in managing the patient’s full array of physical health care needs, in addition to behavioral health care needs through a “whole person" approach.   Job responsibilities may include:

Clinic Nurse-Behavioral Health Responsibility 95%

  • Meet with assigned clients prior to psychiatry appointments to complete a Review of Systems and monitor/educate on clients medical needs
  • Administer psychiatric injections, as prescribed by the psychiatrist and per agency policy
  • Manage Pharmaceutical Patient Assistance Applications, including dispensing of medications, as assigned and serve as liaison for pharmaceutical representatives
  • Provide consultation and education for persons served and community and office base staff about identifiable health conditions, treatment and medication
  • Assist in developing treatment plan healthcare goals for individuals with
  • co-occurring chronic disease
  • Clinic nurse will monitor/review significant health information in ProAct, Cyberaccess and other pertinent HIT reports and sources, analyze the information and communicate/collaborate with other providers, clinicians and clients re the findings            
  • Complete and provide appropriate follow up on AIMS testing, Med Profiles, Lab Reviews, Metabolic Screenings, and prescription refills, per agency policies and DMH directives, provide referral to outside sources if necessary.
  • Document and report to physician any medication errors.
  • Assist with the efficiency of doctor/ patient flow
  • Quarterly reconciliation of pharmaceutical company samples in accordance with agency policies and procedures, as assigned
  • Quarterly destruction of expired medications (samples, patient assistance, and stock medications) in accordance with agency policies and procedures, as assigned

Other Responsibilities: 5%

  • Maintain persons served medication records according to agency policies. Maintain agreed upon level of productivity.
  • Be knowledgeable of other human/social services for purposes of referral if the agency is unable to provide a particular service.
  • Interface with other human/social service agencies to provide holistic services to clients.
  • Function as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Will seek culturally competent services and service providers to meet the unique cultural needs of each agency consumer and family member
  • Attend all trainings as required by Crider Health Center, Accreditors and Funders.
  • Maintain tracking system and/or document progress notes of Healthcare Home/ CPRC activities for DMH and report CE courses/trainings
  • Regular attendance (except as excused).
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • R.N. or L.P.N. and licensed under Chapter 335, RSMO preferred
  • Experience and efficiency with healthcare technology software preferred
  • Commitment to Service Excellence
  • Commitment to Personal Excellence
  • Team Oriented and Values Diversity

 Supervision

The Clinic Nurse receives clinical supervision from the Nursing Supervisor, Manager, or Director as applicable to their location.