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Licensed Practical Nurse NMPRC

St. Joseph (Mo.) Chamber of Commerce

St. Joseph (Mo.) Chamber of Commerce

St Joseph, MO, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 7, 2022
Listing Title:
Licensed Practical Nurse NMPRC
Company Name:
Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center
Title of Position:
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Licensed Practical Nurse – Department of Mental Health at NMPRC
3505 Frederick Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64506

Monthly Base Salary: $4,873.02
Full-Time staff will receive an additional $2/hr for 2nd and 3rd shift

Why you'll love this position:
Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center is a 108-bed forensic inpatient psychiatric hospital located in St. Joseph, Missouri. NMPRC’s vision is to transform the lives of Missourians with mental illness by providing evidence-based treatment in a safe and healing environment. We are dedicated to empowering Missourians to thrive in communities that support mental health, achieve health equity, and promote well-being. NMPRC’s core values are CARE: Compassion, Acceptance, Respect, and Excellence.

General summary
This is a licensed practical nurse (LPN) position accountable for administering medication and other prescribed treatments; taking vital signs; assisting with care plan activities; observing and reporting patient conditions and behaviors; and participating in rehabilitation, ambulation, and transfers. LPN’s oversee the work of nursing assistants; communicate with doctors, patients, and families; and educate patients on care.

What you'll do:
• Working knowledge of practical nurse theory, current practices, and techniques
• Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, nutrition, aseptic techniques, and body mechanics.
• Ability to maintain interpersonal relationships with patients.
• Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
• Ability to keep records and make reports.
• Working knowledge of hygienic ward housekeeping.
• Working knowledge of standard practices, rules and regulations relating to licensed practical nursing work in the care of persons with physical or mental illness, developmental disabilities, physical disabilities and or the geriatric population.
• Ability to work assigned schedule which may include a variety of shifts, weekends, holidays, and/or required overtime.

We offer great benefits:
The State of Missouri offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, generous amounts of leave and holiday time, and eligibility for health insurance coverage. Your total compensation is more than the dollars you receive in your paycheck. To help demonstrate the value of working for the State of Missouri, we have created an interactive Total Compensation Calculator. This tool provides a comprehensive view of benefits and more that are offered to prospective employees. The Total Compensation Calculator and other applicant resources can be found here.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Possession of a current license to practice as a Practical Nurse in Missouri (Graduate applicants from an accredited school of practical nursing, will be tentatively accepted pending successful completion of the examination for licensure given by the State Board of Nursing)

To apply, please submit your resume to nmprchr@dmh.mo.gov , apply online at www.mocareers.mo.gov or in-person at 3505 Frederick Ave. St. Joseph, MO 64506

The State of Missouri is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Link to Application (if applicable):
Name of Contact:
Kamealia Hall
Email Address of Contact: