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Registered Nurse (PRN)

Clinical | St. Louis, MO | Part Time

Job Description

Position Title: Registered Nurse (PRN)

Supervisor: Manager of Health Services

General Job Description:

  • Medically assess consumers upon/prior to admission into Queen of Peace Center for appropriateness of services provided
  • Administers routine injections, measures blood pressures, blood glucose levels, and other tests related to the monitoring of chronic disease
  • Administers medication to consumers
  • Educates clients regarding their medications, possible side effects, nutrition, and general health promotion issues 
  • Provides basic first aid and assessment/intervention in medical emergency situations
  • Assess withdrawal symptoms and accurately report to physcian
  • Coordinate medical appointments with staff psychiatrist and primary care physician
  • Accurately document client medication administration including injections
  • Provide billable services (5 hours per day)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Competencies:

  • Understanding of health services for individuals with behavioral health disorders and chronic diseases
  • Team-focused; willingness to work cross-discipline to create and implement successful clinical treatment and day-to-day planning
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate others
  • High levels of initative
  • Ability to multi-task; resourceful
  • Creative, innovative and responsive

Skills:

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and basic computer skills
  • Must be flexible
  • Ability to get along with people
  • Ability to set boundaries
  • Ability to deescalate situations
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Knowledge, Experience & Requirements:

  • Registered Nurse required. OB experience strongly preferred
  • Experience or background in substance abuse treatment preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building abilities