Requisition Number: STLOU-REGNU-H-10-2019-01
Job Title: Registered Nurse
City: St. Charles
State: MO

Minimum Degree Required: N/A
Minimum Years of Experience: N/A
Salary Range: $25 - $27/hr.

Registered Nurse

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Description/Job Summary

NOW SEEKING A REGISTERED NURSE

Resources for Human Development Missouri's St. Louis Office is now seeking a qualified individual for a flexible Registered Nurse position. The RN is expected 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 St. Louis, as well as provide some nursing over-site to individuals supported at our two day programs 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 St. Louis.  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 will also 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 as necessary.
  • Completes all necessary forms and/or documentation to support those served by RHD-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 to the different homes in the St. Louis and St. Charles county 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.
  • 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

Prefer candidate to have at least two years experience in the field of nursing.

Required Education

Prefer candidate to have at least an Associate Degree in Nursing.

Required Qualifications

Candidate must have reliable transportation, car insurance, and a valid driver's license.

IN ORDER TO PROVIDE QUALITY SERVICE TO OUR INDIVIDUALS, 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 client families, guardians, and coworkers.

Program Summary

Resources for Human Development – Missouri

WHO WE ARE

Resources for Human Development is a national human services non-profit founded in 1970, specializing in creating innovative, quality services that support people of all abilities and challenges wherever the need exists. We support more than 160 programs across 14 states, serving tens of thousands of people of all abilities every year. RHD maintains a corporate office in Philadelphia, which provides fiscal supervision, management oversight, support and encouragement, and technical assistance to its programs. RHD prides itself on its history of innovation, not only in the services we offer but also in our management approach rooted in RHD’s Values. RHD is committed to the fundamental value of dignity and respect for all human beings, to the empowerment of our consumers and staff, and to the flexibility 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 they work to achieve the highest level of independence possible and build better lives for themselves, their families and their communities.


WHAT WE DO LOCALLY

Resources for Human Development has been delivering trauma-informed, person-centered services to people with intellectual disabilities in Missouri since 2008. RHD Missouri’s Residential Program meets people’s needs in a way that treats people with respect and dignity and places a premium on their quality of life. We provide residential services 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 career you’re proud of. With RHD you’re a partner. We work together to help people to build successful lives - both client and caregiver. RHD Missouri’s day and residential programs strive to give individuals the opportunity and ability to create their own services and to be able to offer a support that fits their needs and preferences. We believe that RHD demonstrates its commitment to employees by listening and responding to employee concerns and inviting an ongoing 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.