Nurse RN Residential in Linn Creek, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 9/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $26.02 Hourly

*Open to discussing schedule options in order to cover more shifts.

POSITION PURPOSE

To provide medical consultation and medication management for the adult and youth residential programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS – JOB SPECIFIC

• 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
• Arrange medication appointment and confer with attending physician as necessary or acquire medical services through managed care organizations
• Manage medical emergencies
• 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
• Consult on use of over the counter medication and monitor their use
• Inject therapeutic medication, both subcutaneous and intramuscular
• Monitor lab levels including consultation with physicians
• 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
• 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
• Flexible Thinking
• Forward Thinking
• 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 biohazard waste materials
• Operating vehicles or machinery

 

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.