Nurse RN Residential CRITICAL in El Dorado Springs, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $30.54/Hour

POSITION PURPOSE

Provides nursing oversight of the residents’ physical and psychiatric care for the Transitional Services program.

Position schedule will include the following: Friday 8:00am-5:00pm, and Saturday & Sunday 7:00am-7:00pm.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• Performs nursing care such as health assessments, pain assessments, vital signs, applying dressings and general daily care of residents
• 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 resident behavior, attitude and physical condition
• Responds to emergency situations as specified by the guidelines of the unit during working shift and on call
• Assists physicians and staff with various diagnostic and treatment procedures
• Initiates and participates in group or individual activities with residents
• Provides education on procedures and protocols to new employees
• Participates in team and leadership meetings as assigned
• Lifts heavy equipment and/or residents when required
• Other duties as assigned

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/CORE COMPETENCIES – COMPANY WIDE

• Regularly attends work except for approved absences
• Attends all training as required
• Maintain professional, “champion” behavior
• Provides quality customer service
• Provides services with a commitment to service excellence
• Works in a way that exhibits a commitment to personal excellence
• Team oriented and values diversity

DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

• Analytical Thinking
• Change Readiness
• Collaborative Relationships
• Conflict Resolution
• Creative Thinking
• Communication – Oral
• Communication – Written
• Decision Making
• Empowers Others
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• Leadership
• Multitasking/Planning
• Organizational/Time Management
• Problem Solving
• Project Management
• Risk Management/ Assessment
• Strategic Thinking
• Teamwork
• Technical Expertise

 

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

• Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids
• Regular exposure to fumes and/or gases
• Regular exposure to biohazard waste materials
• Regular exposure to electrical hazards
• Operating vehicles or machinery



 

Job Requirements

EDUCATION

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

WORK EXPERIENCE

At least one (1) year of psychiatric and charge nurse experience preferred

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Registered Nurse, licensed in Missouri required

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