Nurse - MO Division of Youth Services
Position: Nurse
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: RN
Job Location: Missouri Hills School- 13325 Belelfontaine Rd., St. Louis, MO 63138
Beginning: Aug 27, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: MO Division of Youth Services
Jefferson City, MO 00573
Telephone: 573-751-3324
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                                                                REGISTERED NURSE
                              Division of Youth Services, Missouri Hills Campus, St. Louis County
                                            Annual Salary Range $ 44,812.08 - $ 46,504.08
                                                                Posted August 15, 2019

This is advanced registered nursing work in the care and treatment of patients or residents in a facility of the Missouri Division of Youth Services located in St. Louis, Missouri.  This position performs a variety of nursing duties including preparing nursing assessment summaries and health care plans, implementing health care plans, instructing residents and patients in performing personal health care, and performing preventative nursing care. The following tasks are the responsibility of the Registered Nurse:
  • Performs a variety of professional nursing functions; conducts or assists in the development of nursing assessments and nursing plans; and may supervise Licensed Practical Nurses, direct care staff, and/or less experienced Registered Nurses.
  • Provides professional nursing care, including physical care and emotional support, which may require the use of specialized techniques, equipment, and/or procedures.
  • Provides general nursing care; takes and records pulse, blood pressure, respiration, and temperature; and applies dressing and bandages.
  • Participates in performing nursing assessments to identify the strengths and nursing care needs of patients/clients.
  • Participates in developing, implementing, and evaluating nursing plans based on nursing assessment; participates in nursing diagnoses; and implements nursing components of master treatment plans.
  • Administers medications and treatments as prescribed by a physician; assists physicians with special procedures and treatments.
  • Documents and describes nursing care provided, observations, and interventions that contribute to continuity of care.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary treatment team meetings.
  • Serves as a nursing team leader and/or as a relief charge nurse as assigned.
  • Independently carries out the care and treatment program indicated for each patient/client according to instructions and established nursing standards and procedures; work is reviewed by supervisors through nursing note review, observations, and effectiveness of nursing procedures.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.
Qualifications: Possession of a current license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Missouri or in accordance with Missouri's Nurse Licensure Compact. (A graduate of an accredited nursing program may practice as a graduate nurse until he/she has received the results of the first licensure examination taken by the nurse or until ninety (90) days after graduation, whichever first occurs.)

Accepting applications from all qualified applicants.  If interested in applying for this position, send a cover letter, resume, photocopies of official transcripts (if applicable), completed DSS Application for Employment and DYS Addendum, located at https://dss.mo.gov/hrc/jobs/, to Division of Youth Services, 13300 Bellefontaine Road, St. Louis, Attn: Aliecia Holmes or aliecia.m.holmes@dss.mo.gov on or before August 27, 2019. Applications will be subject to review prior to scheduling interviews. 

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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