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Crisis Center Nurse LPN/RN (Weekend Days)-$1,000 Bonus


  • Compass Health Network
  • 06/23/22
  • Jefferson City, MO
  • 65109
  • $33.00 / Hourly
  • Full-Time
The Nurse LPN/RN CSC provides direct and indirect patient care in the local Crisis Stabilization Center in a psychiatric capacity. Maintains standards of Professional Nursing Practice. Participates as an interdisciplinary team member responsible for overall coordination of care and services delivered to individuals experiencing behavioral crisis. Works collaboratively with members of the health care team to provide patient/family education. Demonstrates competency to provide age-appropriate care to 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.

This position offers a $1,000 signing bonus.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS JOB SPECIFIC

Performs nursing care such as health assessments, pain assessments, vital signs, applying dressings and general daily care of individuals who present at the Crisis Stabilization Center
Performs all duties of medication administration including medication pass, injections, and observing self-administration of medication
Manages medications including completing the MAR, updating the MAR and counting controlled substances
Provides patient education regarding physical health and medications
Coordinates care with staff, residents, family, physicians, psychiatrists, hospitals and pharmacies
Reports and records observable changes in individuals behavior, attitude and physical condition
Assists staff with various diagnostic and treatment procedures
Provides education on procedures and protocols to new employees
Participates in team and leadership meetings as assigned
Requires effective verbal, written and nonverbal communication skills
Possesses cognitive, organizational and emotional abilities and maturity to deal effectively with multiple stressors, deadlines and difficult situations
Provides direct patient care to adults
Requires working with patients who could be verbally or physically agitated
Participates in mandatory overtime (if/when needed)
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

WORKING CONDITIONS & EXPOSURE RISK

Regular exposure to blood and/or body fluids
Regular exposure to biohazard and/or chemical waste materials

QUALIFICATION(S): DESIRED DEMONSTRATED KEY COMPETENCIES

Analytical Thinking
Change Readiness
Collaborative Relationships
Conflict Resolution
Creative Thinking
Communication Oral
Communication Written
Decision Making
Empowers Others
Flexible Thinking
Forward Thinking
Problem Solving
Teamwork

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

Associates degree in nursing required
Bachelors degree in nursing preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): WORK EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

At least one year of psychiatric experience; experience in a hospital or acute care setting preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

LPN or RN (valid in MO) required

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

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