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Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN - On-Call - Bellingham

Company: Compass Health
Location: Bellingham
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

On-call LPN/Medication Nurse (Triage)

Compass Health is currently looking for an LPN / Medication Nurse for our Triage Program in Whatcom County. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, the Medication Nurse administers medications and provides other appropriate nursing care.

The team you will be joining

The Whatcom County Triage Center (WCTC) in Bellingham can accommodate individuals who are recovering from a mental health crisis. We provide crisis stabilization, walk-in emergency and next day appointments.

What we will be offering

As the regions largest non-profit community behavioral healthcare organization, we have been serving our clients and our communities for over 110 years. Our commitment to care doesnt 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!!

    What you will bring with you
    • 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.

      The organization you will be joining

      Compass Health is the regions 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 doesnt 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: Crisis Triage, Whatcom County-400-21350
      Location: Bellingham
      Hours: On-call
      Wage: $24.83-$39.49/hr DOE Associated topics: lead, license, licensed practical nurse, licensed vocational, lvn lpn, med, med surg, pediatrics, practical, practical nurse

Keywords: Compass Health, Bellingham , Licensed Practical Nurse/LPN - On-Call - Bellingham, Healthcare , Bellingham, Washington

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