CRITICAL: Residential Nurse in Columbia, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 5/16/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $25.51 hourly

The McCambridge Center for Women is seeking an organized and compassionate RN to assess and monitor health needs and provide psychiatrist support for clients within our residential program.

1) Monitor health needs
2) Monitor post-acute withdrawal symptoms
3) Meet with consumers about medical concerns
4) Triage medication condition occurring during treatment
5) Arrange medication appointment and confer with attending physician as necessary or acquire medical services through managed care organizations
6) Managed medical emergencies
7) Arrange or monitor special dietary needs for medication conditions
8) Provide individual assistance to consumers in accessing needed mental health services including accompanying consumer to appointments to address medical or other health needs
9) Review medication requirements with consumers
10) Call physician/pharmacy to confirm medications prescribed
11) Educate consumer on medications
12) Clarify instructions on medication use
13) Monitor self-administration of medication
14) Consult on use of over the counter medication and monitor their use
15) Inject therapeutic medication, both subcutaneous and intramuscular
16) Monitor lab levels including consultation with  physicians
17) Coordinate medication needs with pharmacies, consumers and families including the use of indigent
drug programs
18) Set up medication boxes
19) Conduct psycho-education groups related to health issues
20) Provide staff in-services regarding medical related issues

 In addition to being a instrumental caregiver in our client's healthcare and part of their journey in recovery, also mentor local students through internship opportunities.


Job Requirements

Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Missouri. Substance use disorders experience preferred.  Ideal schedule: Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm; no on-call, no nights/weekends.  Critical Position:  $1000 signing bonus, payable after successful completion of six month orientation period.