Direct Care Staff Nurse (Days, Evenings and Nights)
McCallum Place Eating Disorder Treatment Programs - St. Louis, MO

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Provides direct patient care to maintain each patient’s physical and psychological safety.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Upholds and enforces patient’s privileges in accordance with their treatment plan, level of care and program guidelines
  • Provides accurate and ongoing assessment of patient’s status, responds to and communicates this appropriately.
  • Provides one-on-one assistance to patients in crisis.
  • Accurately documents in shift progress notes and nutritional flow sheets.
  • Dispense medication in accordance with policy. Ensure vital signs and weights are completed.
  • Orients new patients to the program as assigned.
  • Attends to the nutritional and dietary needs of the patients. Provides support, redirection, and monitoring at meals.
  • Performs medical procedures as directed by physician orders.
  • Demonstrate professional conduct, concern, respect and compassion toward all patients, families, co-workers and the public as a representative of McCallum Place.
  • Demonstrates the ability to organize and complete assignments.
  • Additional Duties and Responsibilities
    1. Complete other duties as assigned by Direct Care/Nursing Manager.

    Education and/or Experience
    1. Current licensure as an RN or LPN
    2. CPR and First Aid certified.
    3. Minimum three months experience working with individuals in a clinical or observational capacity.
    4. Excellent verbal and written communication.
    5. Crisis intervention and problem solving skills.

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