Registered Nurse in Windsor, MO at Compass Health

Date Posted: 9/15/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Compensation: 30.54

REPORTS TO: Unit Nurse Manager and Shift Supervisor

POSITION PURPOSE:
The RN provides direct and indirect patient care in the psychiatric setting. Maintains standards of Professional Nursing Practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member responsible for overall coordination of care and services delivered to clients. Works collaboratively with members of the health care team to provide patient/family education. Demonstrates competency to provide age appropriate care to preadolescents (3-12), adolescents (13-17), adults 18 and older including geriatrics. This job is classified as Category I and may involve tasks with exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.
In the absence of nurse volunteers, prn nurses, flex team nurses secured by reasonable efforts or contracted temporary agency staff and if qualified reassignments cannot be made, the hospital may require mandated overtime to fulfill obligations based on the Missouri Nurse Practice Act to perform patient care which is required. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1) Requires leadership and team skills.
2) Requires effective verbal, written and nonverbal communication skills.
3) Possesses cognitive, organizational and emotional abilities and maturity to deal effectively with multiple stressors, deadlines and difficult situations.
4) Provides direct patient care to assigned age groups.
5) Requires working with aggressive patients; participates in physical intervention techniques.
6) Requires physical strength, agility, and endurance for heavy lifting, moving patients and equipment. Requires bending, lifting, and transporting patients.
7) Acts as a Preceptor and educator to new employees.
8) Participates in mandatory overtime.
9) Participates in the hospital’s Continuous Quality Improvement Program.
10) Attends 52 hours of continuing education per year.
11) Serves as a member of assigned committees.
12) Demonstrates skills required for a registered nurse within scope of practice 
13) other duties as assigned

 

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS:

Possess a valid Missouri RN license, Maintains education credits for applicable certification requirements and Prefer one year of psychiatric experience. Has a commitment to service and personal excellence. Is team oriented and values diversity.