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16May

Staff Nurse - RN - $$$ SIGN ON BONUS $$$

Area Residential Care, Dubuque, IA

Seeking a R.N. to manage a caseload of 12 individuals with intellectual disabilities. Work in a rewarding environment during 1st Shift hours, completing routine assessments, and attending to minimal emergencies. 

 

What You'll Need:

  • RN currently licensed to practice in Iowa.
  • Requires excellent verbal, written and computer skills and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must develop positive, cooperative relationships with agency staff, medical staff, and individuals’ parents/guardians.
  • Moderate physical work that requires occasional lifting of up to 25 pounds.  Frequent walking and standing, and occasional stooping, bending, pushing, and pulling are necessary.
  • Must be able to physically prompt, transfer, escort, and physically restrain individuals served.
  • May need to transport individuals served or agency products to various community locations in agency owned vehicles and/or personal vehicle (requires a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets agency authorized driver criteria).

 

 What You'll Do:

  • Oversee the medical care of the individuals served in the ICF/ID program and as designated in other programs.  Develop a working knowledge of ICF/ID regulations related to medical issues.  Completes nursing assessments and develops plans of care. 
  • Provides medical intervention to staff and individuals injured on the job and emergency medical care when necessary. 
  • Provides direction to direct contact staff, Medication Managers, Certified Medication Aides, and families regarding the daily medical needs of the individuals served in residential homes. 
  • Is a member of assigned individuals’ interdisciplinary teams and a liaison/advocate between Area Residential Care and the medical community.
  • Communicates medical needs of individuals served to the person’s physician, hospital personnel, dentist or other appropriate medical personnel.
  • Maintains positive relationships and effective communication with individuals and their parents/guardians, agency staff, and members of the medical community.
  • Observes agency policies related to confidentiality of personal health information of individuals and staff.

When You'll Work:

This is a Monday-Friday position, with on-call availability every-other weekend. On-call duties are minor and typically can be handled over the phone.

 

Wage is adjusted depending on experience.

Sign on Bonus paid throughout 1st year of employment. 

 

 

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Apply by Phone:563-557-4748
Apply in Person:3355 Kennedy Circle
Dubuque, IA
Apply by Email:careers@arearesidentialcare.org
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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 384507
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Full Time
Pay --
Categories
Education
Health Care
Human and Social Services
Volunteer and Non-profit
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education Associates

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