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Nurse RN/LPN Residential

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Jefferson City
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Due to critical service need of the communities we serve, we are offering a $4,000 sign-on bonus.* We are eager to continue to provide quality and compassionate care in our service areas and need you to make this happen!

The Residential Nurse will provide medical consultation and medication management for the adult and youth residential programs.

This position is a full-time, benefit eligible, evening position. This candidate will work Monday-Friday and every other Saturday, 12:00 pm-8:00 pm.

Responsibilities include:

  • 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

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

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

    LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION: LPN, licensed in Missouri required or RN, licensed in Missouri preferred or GPN that must pass the MO NCLEX exam within 90 days of graduation required

    Compass Health Network is a nonprofit health care organization offering accessible, comprehensive, & compassionate behavioral health, substance use treatment, family medicine and dental services throughout Missouri. Our network of care includes Royal Oaks Hospital and Adapt of Missouri. We are both a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and a Community Mental Health Center (CMHC). Operating only from the highest ethical and professional standards, we provide access to innovative care designed to meet the health needs of the communities we serve. Our mission is "Inspire Hope. Promote Wellness."

    Why join us?

    We believe some of the most passionate people in the world work here. Our dedicated and talented staff are our most valuable asset. We strive to provide a work environment and services that are inclusive for our patients and our employees.

    At Compass Health Network, these are just a few of the benefits that we offer as an organization:
    • Competitive benefits
    • Advancement opportunities
    • Professional development
    • Licensure supervision
    • Mentor opportunities
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • Scholarship program
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Headspace Access
    • Paid time off & Paid Holidays
    • NHSC Loan Repayment ParticipantWe welcome inquiries from qualified individuals who want to be part of a team of hardworking, dedicated and compassionate employees whose work helps us aspire to our vision of full, healthy, productive lives for everyone. We look forward to meeting you!

      *Signing bonuses paid as per bonus policy; exclusions may apply.

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

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Jefferson City , Nurse RN/LPN Residential, Healthcare , Jefferson City, Missouri

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