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Registered Nurse in Jefferson City, MO at Compass Health Network

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: $26.02 Hourly

*Seeking PRN or As Needed to Cover Evening and Weekend Shifts.

POSITION PURPOSE:                                     
Provides Nursing oversight of the residents physical and psychiatric care for the Transitional Services program on the evening shift and during on call schedule.                                    
Registered Nurse licensed in the State of Missouri with minimum of one year of Psychiatric and Charge Nurse experience. Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity.                                    
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                    
1) Performs nursing care such as health assessments, pain assessments, vital signs, applying dressings and general daily care of residents.
2) Performs all duties of medication administration including medication pass, injections, and observing self-administration of medication.
3) Provides patient education regarding physical health and medications.
4) Coordinates care with Staff, Residents, Family, Physicians, Psychiatrists, Hospitals  and Pharmacies.
5) Reports and records observable changes in resident behavior, attitude and physical condition.
6) Responds to emergency situations as specified by the guidelines of the unit during working shift and on call.
7) Initiates and participates in group or individual activities with residents.
8) Provides education on procedures and protocols to new employees.
9) Participates in team and leadership meetings as assigned
10) Lifts heavy equipment and or residents when required.   
11) 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.               

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