Outpatient Nurse in Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $23.57-$26.02 Hourly

Position Purpose: In the outpatient nurse role, this nurse will be responsible for the operation of the Medication Clinic. Must be able to travel to multiple offices within Central Missouri Region.

Qualifications:

Registered Nurse with experience in mental health desired or LPN with at least one year experience in mental health.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning, organizing and coordinate medication clinic.
  • Review medication education sheets with client.
  • Function as case manager for consumers needing medication refills.
  • Complete necessary documentation regarding medication clinic and psychiatric consultation for consumer records.
  • Administer IM medication, dispense sample medications, maintain accurate logs on all medications received and dispensed.
  • Work to help complete prior authorizations. 
  • Maintain list of injections, coordinate ordering and delivery, verify orders are current, and discuss any side effects. 
  • Take vital signs and coordinate prediabetes screening process.
  • Broad knowledge and experience with computers and other duties as assigned.

 

Job Requirements

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with arms and hands; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel or crouch; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities of the position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.