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Registered Nurse - Clinical Operations

  • Registered Nurse - Clinical Operations
  • What will I be doing?
  • Do I qualify?
  • Can I be successful?
  • Benefits
  • How do I apply?
Class Number: 
Exam Components: 
Non-Competitive Registration
Annual Salary Range:
$50,812.00 – $80,986.00
Twice-a-Month Salary Range:
$2,117.00 – $3,375.00
Pay Grade: 

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This is specialized professional nursing work in a state agency.

Job Duties

Applies advanced and specialized nursing skills in coordinating and implementing a nursing program such as nursing staff development, quality assurance, utilization review, employee health, and/or infection control.

Provides specialized clinical nursing services in a specific area, conducts nursing assessments, develops nursing diagnoses and care plans, implements complex therapeutic nursing interventions, and provides guidance and consultation to other nurses in the area of expertise.

Plans and conducts in-service training and orientation sessions for facility staff in the area of specialization.

Serves as a quality assurance monitor by identifying nursing problem areas, devising plans of correction, and evaluating results; plans, implements, and evaluates peer reviews and nursing audits.

Supervises and trains nursing staff, direct care staff, and nursing students; evaluates performance.

Works independently with minimum supervision; work is reviewed by supervisors for conformance with established policies and effectiveness of nursing procedures.

Performs other related work as assigned.

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(The following minimum qualifications will determine merit system eligibility and may be used to evaluate applicants for Missouri Uniform Classification and Pay System positions not requiring selection from merit registers.)

A Master's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university; and,

One or more years of professional experience as a Registered Nurse.


A Bachelor's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university; and,

Two or more years of professional experience as a Registered Nurse.


An Associate's degree in Nursing from an accredited college or university or a Diploma in Nursing; and,

Three or more years of professional experience as a Registered Nurse.

Special Requirements

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 at the time of appointment.

Please note that documentation that supports your eligibility (i.e. transcripts, employment records, etc.) may be required at any time during the application and hiring process. If you do not possess the minimum qualifications, please consider one of many other employment opportunities with the State of Missouri.

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Key Skills

Do you possess the key skills which are considered essential for successful employment in this classification?

Comprehensive knowledge of a specialized area of professional nursing including theory, practices, and standards.

Comprehensive knowledge of pharmacology, therapeutic diets and nutrition, aseptic techniques, and other basic natural and social sciences necessary to provide professional nursing care.

Intermediate knowledge of management principles and techniques as applied to nursing administration.

Ability to implement and coordinate a specialized facility-wide nursing program, and serve as a consultant for the area of expertise.

Ability to direct, supervise, and evaluate nursing functions related to patient/client care and staff relationships.

Ability to conduct nursing assessments, develop nursing diagnoses, and formulate short and long-term objectives and treatment plans.

Ability to direct and administer detailed therapeutic prescriptions and nursing interventions.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, patients, and their family members.

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