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UnityPoint Health LPN Homecare in Dubuque, Iowa

Sign-On Bonus: $5,000 for qualifying applicants!

We are looking for a full-time LPN to work in our Homecare department. Work hours will be Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, for 80 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a weekend rotation.

Under the supervision of the RN Case Manager, the Home Care LPN provides direct patient care and performs technical skilled care to a diverse patient population in their place of residence. The LPN delivers patient care directed by the RN Case Manager from the home health plan of care that is consistent with clinical best practices and results in high quality, improved outcomes and an exceptional patient experience.

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  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 

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  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

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Patient Care/Care Coordination

  • Makes visits to the homes of patients requiring home health nursing services completing a patient assessment at each visit in accordance with agency policies and procedures.

  • Ensures quality and safe delivery of services to patients according to care plan.

  • Uses equipment and supplies safely, effectively, and efficiently.

  • Provides patient, family, and/or caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and safety issues as directed by and included in the nursing plan of care.

  • Implements interventions within the home health nursing plan of care developed by the RN Case Manager.

  • Communicates with Registered Nurse and participates in care coordination to achieve high quality care.

  • Maintains accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time/travel entries.

  • Identifies risk for acute hospitalization and proactively prevents adverse events.

Home Care Performance Criteria

  • Delivers quality care and completes clear, concise and accurate clinical documentation of care provision in accordance with home health conditions of participation (CoPs), various payer home health coverage criteria, accreditation standards, professional standards for discipline/credential and the home health plan of care.

  • Participates in clinical review of records to monitor quality and accuracy, appropriate utilization, appropriate involvement of interdisciplinary team members, appropriate referrals and coordination of care.

  • Uses appropriate infection control procedures and safety measure to protect employees and patients.

  • Participates in case conferences, in-service programs and other meetings required to ensure coordinated and comprehensive care.

  • Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team.

  • Participates in quality assurance/performance improvement (QAPI) activities, as assigned.

  • Maintains professional knowledge for discipline/credential/license ensuring inclusion of content specific to home and community-based care.

  • Effectively plans, organizes, sets priorities and completes works assignments with minimum direct supervision per agency policy and within established time frames.

  • Maintains productivity standards as defined by home care supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Graduate of State Board approved program for Licensed Practical Nurses


One year of prior nursing experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.

· Prior home care experience.

· Two or more years of prior nursing experience caring for similar patient population as to be assigned.

· Prior experience with documentation in an electronic health record.


· Possess current, unexpired LPN licensure in the State of Iowa or compact state

· Valid licensed driver with automobile insurance in accordance with state(s) and/or organizational requirements.

· Mandatory Reporter: Child & Dependent Adult Abuse.

· Person Centered Care (PCC) course completion within first 12 months of hire and annual completion of competency validation activities.

· CPR: Maintain a valid Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider Card with Re-certification.


· Strong interpersonal skills.

· Ability to work as a collaborative team member.

· Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

· Ability to navigate and perform basic use of Microsoft Office products.

· Maintains a reliable mode of transportation and has the ability to drive safely during all day and night hours and in all types of inclement weather.


Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

Requisition ID: 2022-110157

Street: 1333 Delhi St

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

Name: SN Visits- Home Care

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, for 80 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a weekend rotation.

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