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Medication Nurse (LPN) - Mukilteo Evaluation & Treatment

Company: Compass Health
Location: Mukilteo
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Medication Nurse - Part Time - 25hrs shiftMukilteo
Compass Health is currently looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse for our E&T Program in Mukilteo, WA. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, the Medication Nurse administers medications and provides other appropriate nursing care.Compass Health's Evaluation and Treatment facility provides a 16-bed inpatient program in Mukilteo to mentally ill adults under 72-hour involuntary detention and/or 14-day commitment in accordance with Washington State Involuntary Treatment Act, RCW 71.05.Evaluation begins upon admission to obtain baseline information and to assess physical status, preform psychological evaluation and mental status examination and determine global functioning. The data is continually updated in an individualized treatment plan to provide the highest quality of care possible in a dynamic situation. Clinical outcomes and patient satisfaction are assessed and the data is used to improve treatment within our quality improvement program.
What you will be performingAs a member of the multi-disciplinary team, the Medication Nurse administers medications and provides other appropriate nursing care.

  • Administers medication to clients in accordance with prescriptions from a psychiatric prescriber, monitors client responses to medication, and provides individualized medication education.
  • Transcribes medication orders written by a prescriber.
  • Participates as a member of the treatment team.
  • Confers with treatment team on issues of medication compliance and response.
  • Stocks and orders medications and medical supplies, and coordinates with external pharmacy as needed.
  • Helps to maintain a therapeutic milieu.
  • Conducts medication education groups as needed.
  • Takes phone orders from providers for medications or other treatments.
  • Performs ordered blood draws and coordinates with outside lab.
  • Responds to medical emergencies and performs appropriate nursing/medical and first aid interventions.
  • Participates in regularly scheduled supervision and team meetings.
    What you will be carrying along
    • Current Washington State LPN or RN License.
    • 2 years of psychiatric nursing experience preferred.
    • Current First Aid & CPR certification and Food Handlers permit, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire.
      What you will be sharing
      • Thorough knowledge of medication use and potential side effects.
      • Thorough knowledge of nursing issues pertaining to the patient population served in the program along with thorough understanding of the nursing process and intervention strategies used to address these issues.
      • Thorough knowledge of involuntary commitment laws.
        What we will be offeringAs the region's largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients though, as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement as well as a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance.(Benefits pro-rated for part-time team members)
        • Medical, dental, and vision insurance at NO COST to Full-time employees
        • 16 days of paid vacation the first year
        • 12 sick days with great wellness day
        • 13 paid holidays - 11 regular and 2 that you choose
        • Professional funds and paid education leave
        • Up to 2% match for the 403B Retirement plan after the first year
        • Automatic additional pay raises when you have your 1st & 3rd anniversary with Compass!
        • And much, much more!!
          ABOUT USCompass Health is the region's largest private, non-profit organization providing mental health and chemical dependency services in Island, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties of Western Washington. We provide quality creative services to children, families and adults in a variety of outpatient, residential and inpatient settings. We have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years, though our commitment to care doesn't stop with our clients as we take pride in offering our employees the opportunity to work in a culture that promotes learning, growth, and advancement. We maintain a focus on employee satisfaction and work/life balance, which includes competitive compensation and benefits programs. Please visit our website for more information: www.compasshealth.org.Compass Health promotes equal treatment and equal employment opportunity to all applicants and employees regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, sexual minority status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability unless based on a bona fide occupational qualification
          POSITION SUMMARY

          Job Title: Medication Nurse
          Program: 450-56000 E&T
          Location: Mukilteo
          Hours: Part Time - Weekend Day shift, Saturday and Sunday from 08:00am to 08:30pm - 25hrs part-time
          Wage: $24.83-$39.49

Keywords: Compass Health, Seattle , Medication Nurse (LPN) - Mukilteo Evaluation & Treatment, Healthcare , Mukilteo, Washington

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