Missouri DMH / SLDDTC / SCHC / Registered Nurse for Team I

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Registered Nurse for Team I – South County Habilitation Center
MO Department of Mental Health / Division of Developmental Disabilities

Expected Salary:  $84,240.00 Annually

Job Location:  This full time position will be located at South County Habilitation Center, 2312 Lemay Ferry Road St Louis, MO 63125. Regular work schedule will be 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., with alternating days off of Monday/Wednesday and every other weekend.

Why you’ll love this position:

If you enjoy caring for others and want to make a difference in the lives of those impacted by a mental illness or developmental disability, please apply! You can make a difference in the lives of our consumers so they too have the opportunity to pursue their dreams, live their lives to the fullest, and be a valued member of their community.

The State of Missouri offers a great benefit package:  https://oa.mo.gov/personnel/state-employees/employee-benefits

What you’ll do:

  • Participate in developing, implementing, and evaluating nursing plans based on nursing assessment; participate in nursing diagnoses; and implement nursing components of master treatment plans.
  • Conduct nursing assessments and develop nursing diagnoses and care plans.
  • Assigns, supervises, and evaluates the work of other Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, direct care, and/or other staff in the care and treatment of patients/clients on a ward or comparable living area.
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician; conducts rounds with and informs physicians of patient/client status, and receives instructions for further care and treatment.

This position will be filled by selecting among the qualified bidders and then applicants whose knowledge, skills, and abilities meet or exceed the qualifications described in this posting.  Seniority shall be the deciding factor applied in hiring decisions that require a choice between two or more substantially equal applicants.

Current DMH employees applying for this position must be free of discipline for six months, and have a good attendance record.  To promote to this position, you should be free of discipline for twelve months.  (See SLDDTC Policy 4.06, Bidding).

All you need for success as a Registered Nurse:  This is a professional registered nurse (RN) position accountable for serving as a member of the medical treatment team. RN’s are accountable for reviewing medical records, observing the provision of medical care provided to patients by facility staff, coordinating assessments from other disciplines, incident reporting and investigation, and discharge planning in a hospital setting.  Incumbents oversee and review the work and documentation of LPNs, nurse assistants, and other technical personnel. RN’s may provide public health services to members of a community such as assessment, planning, implementation, evaluation, and/or case management; or may oversee other RN’s on a shift.  Some positions may specialize in quality improvement activities such as analyzing data and trends of specific health indicators to recommend measures for improvement.

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

In addition to those identified in the previous levels: Knowledge of current professional nursing theory, practices, and standards. Ability to administer detailed therapeutic prescriptions under general professional supervision. Ability to supervise, evaluate, and instruct professional and paraprofessional nursing staff.

Typical qualifications:

Licensure as a Registered Nurse and 0-3 years of experience as a registered nurse. (A recent graduate of an accredited nursing program may practice as a graduate nurse until results of first licensure examination are received or until 90 days after graduation, whichever occurs first.)

Apply no later than November 17, 2022 at: https://mocareers.mo.gov/hiretrue/ce3/job-board/5effe9b2-4b89-494b-ac76-c45e25190768/d9a21f83-59c0-4bab-9fd8-c1986e25caaf?jb=true

If you have questions about the position contact:  Regina Bell at (314) 894-5406 or regina.bell@dmh.mo.gov.

To apply for this job please visit mocareers.mo.gov.