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4Jun

Staff Nurse- LPN

Area Residential Care, Dubuque, IA

 

  • Assists the nursing department in overseeing the medical care of the individuals served in the ICF/ID program and as designated in other programs. Develops 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 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.
  • Attends medical appointments and 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.

 

Part time schedule approx. 24 hours/week. Every-other weekend rotation is required. Will take calls "on-call" during working weekend.

 

Hours approx. 7am-3:30pm

 

Pay $17-$19/hr

 

Must have:

  • LPN currently licensed to practice in Iowa
  • Valid Driver's license and driving record that meets agency driver criteria
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to type; comfortable with regular computer documentation
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to lift 20lbs regularly, 50lbs on occasion. Ability to prompt, escort, and physically restrain individuals as needed
  • Experience working with Intellectual Disabilities preferred
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Contact Information:Lisa Krieg
Human Resources Assistant
Phone: 563-557-4748
Email: careers@arearesidentialcare.org
Apply in Person:3355 Kennedy Circle
Dubuque, IA
Apply by Email:careers@arearesidentialcare.org
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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 697616
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Part Time
Pay $17.00-$19.00
Categories
Health Care
Human and Social Services
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 1-2 Years
Education Some College

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