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Registered Nurse

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Columbia
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Compass is searching for a nurse to provide services on our Women's & Children's residential unit in Columbia. This is a full time, benefits eligible position with a $3000 immediate signing bonus. The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, daytime hours. This individual will be providing medical consultation and medication management for the consumers on the unit.Other responsibilities of residential nurse:

  • 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/Manage medical emergencies
  • Arrange medication appointment and confer with attending physician as necessary or acquire medical services through managed care organizations
  • 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/Monitor lab levels including consultation with physicians
  • Consult on use of over the counter medication and monitor their use
  • Inject therapeutic medication, both subcutaneous and intramuscular
  • 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 issuesEDUCATION
  • Associates degree in nursing required
  • Bachelor's degree in nursing preferredLICENSURE/CERTIFICATION
  • RN, licensed in Missouri requiredCompass Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and an E-Verify participant.

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Columbia , Registered Nurse, Healthcare , Columbia, South Carolina

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