Requisition Number: MO001-REGNU-H-04-2020-02
Job Title: Registered Nurse - Community Outreach
City: Kansas City
State: MO

Minimum Degree Required: B - 2 Year Degree
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Salary Range: $25.00-$28.00/hour

Registered Nurse - Community Outreach

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Description/Job Summary

NOW SEEKING A REGISTERED NURSE

Resources for Human Development Missouri's Kansas City Office is now seeking a qualified individual for a part-time (up to 30 hours) flexible schedule Registered Nurse position. The RN isexpected to coordinate all nursing and medical services for a caseload of clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities supported by RHD Missouri’s Residential Program in Kansas City, as well as provide some nursing oversight to individuals supported at our art based day program when necessary. 

The job duties of this professional level position involve guidance to Direct Support Professionals, Team Leaders, and Directors regarding medical care of clients and coordinating medical appointments of individuals supported by RHD Missouri Kansas City.  The Registered Nurse will work with outside medical professionals to ensure that individuals served by RHD have their medical needs met as per Department of Mental Health regulations. The RN may also be asked to conduct medication administration training for all employees of RHD Missouri’s direct care staff.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Complete monthly face to face consumer reviews and report necessary outcomes to Residential Team Leader or appropriate staff.
  • Oversees the medication administration process in residential homes.
  • Educates staff regarding medical needs of consumers and provides educational information asnecessary.
  • Completes all necessary forms and/or documentation to support those served byRHD-Missouri.
  • Provide medical  consultation as needed to ensure safety and well-being of both consumers and caregivers.
  • Participate in Individual Support Planning process.
  • Work cooperatively with residential team to ensure quality service to all those supported by RHD-Missouri.
  • Complete other duties at the discretion of the Director.
  • Will travel tothe different homes in Kansas City and surrounding areas.
  • Act as medical consultant to caregivers and families concerning the well-being of those supported by RHD-Missouri.
  • Teach Medication Administration Level 1 training for agency employees as needed.
  • With assistance from Team Leaders, ensure all homes meet medical care standards necessary for DMH rules and regulations.
  • Provide medical consultation as needed to ensure safety and well-being of both consumers and caregivers.

Required Experience

  • At lease two years experience in the field of nursing

Required Education

  • Associate Degree in Nursing

Required Qualifications

IN ORDER TO PROVIDE QUALITY SERVICE TO OURINDIVIDUALS, AN IDEAL RN CANDIDATE WILL BE:

  • Responsible, punctual, professional, and reliable. 
  • Positive, open-minded, flexible, and patient.
  • Person-centered, supportive, and compassionate.
  • Able to represent themselves and RHD Missouri in a professional manner with clientfamilies, guardians, and coworkers.
  • In possession of reliable transportation, car insurance, and a valid driver's license.

Program Summary

WHO WE ARE

Resources for Human Development is anational human services non-profit founded in 1970, specializing in creatinginnovative, quality services that support people of all abilities andchallenges wherever the need exists. We support more than 160 programs across14 states, serving tens of thousands of people of all abilities every year. RHDmaintains a corporate office in Philadelphia, which provides fiscalsupervision, management oversight, support and encouragement, and technicalassistance to its programs. RHD prides itself on its history of innovation, notonly in the services we offer but also in our management approach rooted inRHD’s Values. RHD is committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respectfor all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to theflexibility to meet the changing needs of all our partners and those we serve.


OUR MISSION

RHD’s mission is to provide caring,effective, and innovative services that empower people of all abilities as theywork to achieve the highest level of independence possible and build betterlives for themselves, their families and their communities.


WHAT WE DO LOCALLY

Resources for Human Development has beendelivering trauma-informed, person-centered services to people withintellectual disabilities in Missouri since 2008. RHD Missouri’s ResidentialProgram meets people’s needs in a way that treats people with respect anddignity and places a premium on their quality of life. We provide residentialservices as well as arts based day programs in St. Louis County, Saint Charles,and Kansas City.


WORK WITH US

At RHD Missouri, you can build a careeryou’re proud of. With RHD you’re a partner. We work together to help people tobuild successful lives - both client and caregiver. RHD Missouri’s day andresidential programs strive to give individuals the opportunity and ability tocreate their own services and to be able to offer a support that fits theirneeds and preferences. We believe that RHD demonstrates its commitment toemployees by listening and responding to employee concerns and inviting anongoing dialogue to improve culture.Together We Are Better, Together We Are RHD.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.