Direct Care
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

1. Provides support and care to adolescent and adult patients.
2. Upholds and enforces patient’s privileges in accordance with their treatment plan, level of care and program guidelines.
3. Provides accurate and ongoing assessment of patient’s status responds to and communicates this appropriately.
4. Provides one-on-one assistance to patients in crisis.
5. Accurately documents in shift progress notes and nutritional flow sheets.
6. Dispense medication in accordance with policy. Ensure vital signs and weights are completed.
7. Orients new patients to the program as assigned.
8. Attends to the nutritional and dietary needs of the patients. Provides support, redirection, and monitoring at meals.
9. Demonstrate professional conduct, concern, respect and compassion toward all patients, families, co-workers and the public as a representative of McCallum Place.
10. 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. Bachelors or Masters Degree in human service field, or equivalent experience.
2. CPR and First Aid certified.
3. Minimum three months experience working with adolescents and adults in a clinical or observational capacity.
4. Excellent verbal and written communication.
5. Crisis intervention and problem solving skills

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