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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Temp - LPN in Glenwood, Iowa

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Temp - LPN


$24.16 - $36.70 Hourly


Glenwood - 51534 - Mills County, IA

Job Type


Job Number



411 Health & Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center

Opening Date


Closing Date

10/21/2023 4:30 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Janet Samples -

To Apply

To Apply please send resume to Janet Samples: BY EMAIL: BY MAIL: Glenwood Resource Center c/o Nursing Dept 711 S Vine St #97 Glenwood, IA 51534 BY FAX: 712-525-1458

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Job Description

This is a non-merit position with the Department of Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center. Candidates must follow the instructions in the "To Apply" section.

Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise.

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Department of Human Services (DHS) merged on July 1, 2022, to form one agency, the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). We are seeking a Temporary LPN to join the team at the Glenwood Resource Center (GRC) in Glenwood, which offers a continuum of care to Iowans experiencing intellectual disabilities. This is a full-time opportunity, with 8-hour shifts. There will be a varied schedule which will include a weekend rotation.

Under functional supervision of RN, performs technical nursing procedures within scope of practice, assures medical and nursing orders are carried out, treatments performed, necessary ills are seen by a physician, and all federal, state, local and patient care standards are met. Responds to emergency situations. Documents all assessments, observations, and care and treatment provided. Reports/communicates information to RN and physician, as well as other IDT members as appropriate.

Provides functional supervision of care provided by unlicensed nursing personnel (i.e., certified medication aides, direct support staff, etc.) in order to assure supports for health care and safety are implemented. Actively engages in performance improvement activities at facility, department and unit levels, collects, and reports data, and implements performance improvement measures. Participates in nursing peer review process. Participates in interdisciplinary treatment teams, work groups, nursing service teams and committees as assigned.

Attends seminars, conferences, and other training events to stay current in nursing practice standards and evidence-based nursing care. Maintains current LPN license, basic life support certification, and other mandatory continuing education activities. Completes Mandatory Reporter for Dependent Adult and Child Abuse training as required by Iowa Code

Applicants must have an LPN license for Iowa as well as a valid Driver’s License.

Qualified Intellectual Disability Professionals (QIDPs) lead multidisciplinary teams in an integrated approach to service provision. Team members include: the individual, the individual's family/guardian, local county or HHS staff, direct support professionals, psychologist, psychology assistant, social worker, occupational therapist, speech/language pathologist, physical therapist, vocational/day program specialist, leisure specialist, dietitian, nurse, physician, pharmacist, psychiatrist. Specialty medical services are offered through community clinics and include podiatry, surgery, otolaryngology (ENT), gynecology, and optometry. Services are person-centered, strengths-based and focus on assisting the individual to transition to his/her community of choice.

Located in southwest Iowa, GRC provides residential services for individuals who have struggled to be successful in the community, provides in home support for those who transition to the community and assists community-based providers by providing assessments, training, and other technical support. The goal of all GRC services is to help individuals be successful in their communities.

If you enjoy working as part of their interdisciplinary team, helping to develop person-centered Individual Support Plans, while helping individuals stabilize and return to his or her community of preference then this is a great opportunity for you.

Glenwood Highlights

  • The City of Glenwood is home to 5,358 friendly people in the Loess Hills of southwest Iowa. A small rural community with strong ties to the Council Bluffs and Omaha metropolitan area, Glenwood is a dynamic and welcoming place to live and work.

  • The Loess Hills landform is an Iowa treasure that spans more than 1,080 square miles along the eastern edge of the Missouri River flood plain. This unique feature is up to 15 miles wide and 220 miles long. Bridging rural and metropolitan areas, the hills have something for everyone.

  • Home of the Mills County Historical Museum, seven historical buildings with the largest display of Prehistoric Native American Artifacts in the state of Iowa are located here. Nearby you can find the Hillsdale Lily Garden with 159 lily varieties on an acre of land surrounded by a walking path. Then stop at the Bodega Victorian winery or Keg Creek Brewing for a refreshing and relaxing locally made beverage.

  • Glenwood is just 25 minutes from Omaha, and 2 hours and 10 minutes from Des Moines. Check out these10 Reasons to Move to Iowa ( .

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

HHS values those with “lived experience” and encourages foster youth, foster parents, and/or parents who were in the HHS system to apply. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are also encouraged to apply (Hearing and Speech Impaired – Relay Iowa 1-800-735-2942 TDD).

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Minimum Qualification Requirements

Licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator's Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

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411 Health & Human Services - Glenwood Resource Center


711 S Vine St

Glenwood, Iowa, 51534


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