Braider/Beautician NMPRC

Listing Title:
  Braider/Beautician NMPRC
Company Name:
  State of Missouri – Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center (NMPRC)
Description:
  Braider/Barber/Beautician – Department of Mental Health at NMPRC
3505 Frederick Ave., St. Joseph, MO 64506

This position will work up to 20 hours per week, schedule open to negotiation.

Why you'll love this position:
Northwest Missouri Psychiatric Rehabilitation Center (NMPRC) 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.

Job Summary:
This is licensed cosmetology work in a state facility. An employee in this class is responsible for cutting, shampooing, styling, and braiding hair for clients in the facility. The predominant role of this cosmetologist will be braiding, twists, and dreadlocks. Work may include general shop management and ordering of supplies. Work may also include instructing more capable clients in personal hair care. General direction is received from a designated superior, but the employee is expected to maintain a prescribed schedule and provide services with minimal supervision. Cosmetologist provides hair care services to facility clients including shampooing, conditioning, cutting, coloring, styling, providing scalp treatments, applying chemical solutions, and braiding. Provides hair care services to patients of all ethnic origins. Cleans and sanitizes beauty shop and all equipment, following the guidelines of the Missouri Cosmetology Board. Respond to requests from Nursing Services and patients in a timely manner. Independently conducts the daily business of the Beauty Shop.

Knowledge, skills & abilities
Knowledge of proper selection and application of hair and scalp care products; as well as potential safety hazards and appropriate precautions involved in hair styling activities. Ability to provide services to clients with mental illness and/or developmental or physical disabilities, and to stand for long periods of time.
Any one position may not involve all of the specified duties or knowledge, skills and abilities, nor are the listed examples exhaustive.
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.

Experience and Education Requirements:
• Possession of a currently valid license as a cosmetologist as issued by the Missouri State Board of Cosmetology.
• Experience with ethnic hair care is required

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):
  https://mocareers.hiretrue.com
Name of Contact:
  Kamealia Hall
Email Address of Contact:
  Kamealia.hall@dmh.mo.gov