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Nurse LPN

Company: Compass Health Network
Location: Lees Summit
Posted on: January 11, 2022

Job Description:

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) for the Assertive Community Treatment team is responsible for the operation of the medication clinic. The LPN functions as a case manager for consumers served by medication clinic, and is responsible for assessing physical health needs; making appropriate referrals to community physicians; providing management and administration of medication in conjunction with the psychiatrist; providing a range of treatment, rehabilitation and support services for individuals in Assertive Community Treatment services. Part-time position, 20 hours weekly. Tuesdays/Fridays required weekly. CHN team members enjoy a collaborative team environment, and competitive benefits, including a $1,500 signing bonus for this position.

Other responsibilities:

Plan, organize and coordinate medication clinic
Review medication education sheets with client
Function as case manager for consumers needing medication refills
Complete necessary documentation regarding medication clinic and psychiatric consultation for consumer records
Administer IM medication, dispense sample medications, maintain accurate logs on all medications received and dispensed
Work to help complete prior authorizations
Maintain list of injections, coordinate ordering and delivery, verify orders are current, and discuss any side effects
Take vital signs and coordinate prediabetes screening process
Broad knowledge and experience with computers
Under direction of the team psychiatrist organize and manage the system of getting medication to clients and integrating medication administration tightly into clients' individual treatment plans. Take the lead role or participate in providing medication administration and medical services
Provide education, training, and coaching on medications, mental illnesses, and co-occurring health illnesses to clients and ACT
Attend daily staff organizational meetings and treatment planning review meetings, and weekly supervision
Complete Authorizations of Disclosure
Consult with ACT team regarding client health and medication issues

QUALIFICATION(S): EDUCATION

High School/GED required
Associate/Bachelors degree in nursing preferred

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

Experience in an inpatient or outpatient psychiatric setting preferred

QUALIFICATION(S): LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

LPN or GPN that must pass the MO NCLEX exam within 90 days of graduation required

Keywords: Compass Health Network, Lee's Summit , Nurse LPN, Healthcare , Lees Summit, Missouri

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