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ChildServe RN/LPN- Inpatient Complex Care PT/PRN in Des Moines, Iowa

RN/LPN- Inpatient Complex Care PT/PRN

Nursing, Respiratory Therapy, and Supports Des Moines, Iowa



As a nurse at ChildServe, you will join a team of caring professionals with a mission of providing needed services to children and young adults age birth to 30. At ChildServe, we know specialty healthcare and we know kids, which means our staff get to enjoy being kids themselves to help those we serve live a GREAT life. Our ratios average 1:7 with structured support from CNAs, CMAs, Respiratory Therapists, and other direct care staff. We can match RNs and LPNs with the best fit based on skill set, passions, and schedule needs! Are you looking for that floor nursing feel in an uplifting, interdisciplinary environment? Our Young Adult Complex Care, Pediatric Complex Care, or Pediatric Rehabilitation units all offer a variety of complexities and heart-warming experiences.Ruby's Story - ChildServe ( Zach Votes - ChildServeRylee's Story - ChildServe ( Benefits Base wages: RN $28-37/hr LPN $25-29/hr- +$1/hr 2-6pm, $3.50/hr 6-10pm and $5/hr 10pm-6am Up to $7,000 in hiring bonuses available for part-time employmentAdditional perks include on-site cafe with discounted meals, online learning opportunities, education assistance, and many more. Check out our nursing landing page for more info When You'll Work PRN: requires 2 shifts in a 6 week scheduling period Part-time: any regularly scheduled shiftsMost available shifts are 12 hours 6a-6p or 6p-6a, but may vary depending on schedule needs

What You'll Do

  • Within the nursing scope of practice, physician’s orders, and the care plan, make decisions and deliver a full range of nursing care based on the fundamentals of the nursing process.

  • Maintain accurate, completed, and timely records as defined by nursing standards of practice and ChildServe policies and procedures.

  • Communicate effectively, respectfully, and professionally with residents, physicians, families, school personnel, ChildServe staff, and others to assure assigned child’s care needs are assessed, communicated, and met.

  • (RN) Provide oversight of the care delivered by Licensed Practical Nurses and paraprofessionals.

  • Provide training to patients, families, and staff as needed to help advance the skills and knowledge of all people associated with a child’s care delivery.

  • Demonstrate good stewardship of ChildServe equipment, supplies, and environment.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.

    What You'll Need

  • Current valid license as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in Iowa

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs, be mobile within the clinic areas, and frequently bend, lift, reach, and stand.

  • Active BLS from the American Heart Association or American Red Cross

  • Ability to communicate effectively in (or through) reading, writing and speaking the English language

  • A COVID vaccination or approved exemption

  • A big heart for helping kids with special healthcare needs live a #greatlife

Not sure if you hit 100% of the position expectations? Let's talk! Reach out to our Talent Acquisition team by emailing [email protected] .Why ChildServe?

ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 5600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, Iowa City, and Cedar Rapids areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops . As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We believe our differences make us great. We are on a continuous journey to create an environment where different perspectives are valued and all feel safe and welcome.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

    Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today! ChildServe is an Equal Opportunity Employer.