Medication Nurse- Closes 7/27/17

Position Medication Nurse (98007 – Crisis Triage)
Employer Compass Health
Job Description Compass 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. Our goal is to help people stay in their home and in their community, surrounded by family and friends who can support them during difficult times.

 

WE ARE CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR THE FOLLOWING:

 

Medication Nurse

Program: 98007 – Crisis Triage, Whatcom County

Location: Bellingham

Hours: On-call (hours vary based on need)

Wage: $19.07 – $35.24 /hour DOE

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Our Whatcom County Crisis Triage Facility is currently hiring for a Medication Nurse/LPN. As a member of a multidisciplinary treatment team, our Medication Nurses administer medications and provide other appropriate nursing care.

Qualifications
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ability to maintain a positive, solution-focused demeanor when responding to conflicts or problems.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and the ability to multitask within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • General computer proficiency, including the ability to utilize electronic medical record systems.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment criminal background check, which may or may not include an additional search by DSHS.

Compensation

$19.07 – $35.24 /hour DOE
Days/Hours TBD
Contact Info Human Resources

4526 Federal Ave, Everett, WA, 98203

EMAIL: resume@compassh.org

PHONE: 425.349.8452

How to Apply    If you are interested in this position, please send your CV/Resume to resume@compassh.org. For more information about Compass Health, please visit our website at www.compasshealth.org.

Compass Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Closes July 27, 2017
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