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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Nurse Supervisor in Independence, Iowa

Nurse Supervisor

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Nurse Supervisor

Salary

$68,764.80 - $105,872.00 Annually

Location

Independence - 50644 - Buchanan County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Number

24-03639

Agency

409 Health & Human Services - Mental Health Institution - Independence

Opening Date

06/04/2024

Closing Date

6/24/2024 11:59 PM Central

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Point of Contact

Kevin Jimmerson, kjimmer@dhs.state.ia.us

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Job Description

The Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking a Nurse Supervisor to join the team at the Independence Mental Health Institute (IMHI). This is a full-time HHS position with opportunity for advancement, growth, and development.

This position is eligible for a $5,000 retention payment for every 6 months of commitment. Speak to the hiring manager for more eligibility information.

The Nurse Supervisor is responsible for directing and supervising assigned employees including Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, and Resident Treatment Workers. The Nurse Supervisor will participate in various committees and leadership roles at the hospital and reports directly to the Administrator of Nursing.

The successful candidate for the Nurse Supervisor position will have experience and an understanding of the following:

  • Compliance with The Joint Commission (TJC), Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and other applicable standards and regulations.

  • Team building and leadership.

  • Patient advocacy.

  • Critical thinking.

  • Policy development and implementation.

  • Performance improvement.

  • Staff development.

  • Coaching, counseling, and discipline of subordinate employees.

  • Performance evaluation.

IMHI provides inpatient treatment and acute psychiatric services. The facility offers several services including individualized treatment plans and support for adult, child, and adolescent patients. Individuals are encouraged to collaborate with staff members in formulating their own plan. Medication, group counseling, and activities therapies might be included as well.

When a long-term team member was asked “why did you choose a career at IMHI,” the team member stated, “It really is the work that has kept me here. The work is rewarding. The patients are the most difficult to treat and most expensive. We are the final stop for getting cutting edge psychiatric treatment.”

If you enjoy helping people with adult, children and family services, mental health treatment, disabilities services and long-term care, this is a great opportunity to consider.

We have a great total compensation package, including:

  • Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS) (Employee contributes 6.29%/State of Iowa contributes 9.44%)

  • Retirement Investors Club (RIC) (Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan) (State of Iowa matches up to $75/month)

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance (See below for additional information)

  • Vacation Leave (96 hours/year to begin, and increases with years of service)

  • Sick Leave (144 hours/year)

  • Paid Holidays (9 days/year)

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Life Insurance ($20,000 paid for by the State of Iowa)

  • Long-Term Disability Insurance

For additional information on benefits click here (https://das.iowa.gov/media/3766/download?inline=) .

Click hereto see how we compare with other employers or offers by using our Total Compensation Calculator.

Independence Highlights

IMHI is in Independence, Iowa, a city of approximately 6,000, located in scenic Northeast Iowa. The Wapsipinicon River flows through town offering many recreational opportunities from canoeing to fishing. Independence is a progressive community sporting a newer public library, trails, and Cedar Rock state park which includes a Frank Lloyd Wright home.

Independence is 30 minutes from Waterloo/Cedar Falls home of the UNI Panthers, 45 minutes from Cedar Rapids and 1 hour from Iowa City, home of the Iowa Hawkeyes.

The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer

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

Our agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Applicants must meet at least one of the following minimum requirements to qualify for positions in this job classification:

1) All of the following (a, b, and c):

a. Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator’s Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing; and

b. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in nursing; and

c. One year of full-time professional clinical work experience in a correctional environment or in any combination of nursing specialty areas including epidemiology, geriatrics, maternal and child health, nursing education, pediatrics, public health, mental health or psychiatrics, or intellectual disability.

2) All of the following (a and b):

a. Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator’s Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing; and

b. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master’s degree in nursing.

3) All of the following (a, b, and c):

a. Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator’s Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing; and

b. One year of full-time professional clinical work experience in a correctional environment or in any combination of nursing specialty areas including epidemiology, geriatrics, maternal and child health, nursing education, pediatrics, public health, mental health or psychiatrics, or intellectual disability; and

c. A total of four years of education and/or full-time experience (as described in part b), where thirty semester hours of accredited college or university course work in nursing equals one year of full-time experience.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description. (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/NurseSupervisor-02022-82022.pdf)

Additional Qualification Requirements

All positions in this class require licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing, or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator’s Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

More information about the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is available at Nurse Licensure Compact | Iowa Board of Nursing (https://nursing.iowa.gov/practice/nurse-licensure-compact) .

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Competitive Compensation:

Enjoy a competitive salary that reflects directly on your skills and expertise.

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Health and Wellness:

Prioritize your well-being with our comprehensive health plans, including medical, dental, and vision coverage. Enjoy the peace of mind knowing that the State of Iowa covers 90% of the premiums, providing you and your loved ones with excellent coverage at a remarkably low cost.

Retirement Planning:

We are proud to offer the Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS). A defined benefit plan, IPERS benefits are guaranteed for life, meaning once you retire, you will receive the same monthly benefit for the remainder of your life (once vested). We invest in your long-term financial well-being, so you can retire with peace of mind.Click here to learn more about IPERS (https://ipers.org/members) .

Paid Time Off:

Life is unpredictable, and at the State of Iowa, we understand the importance of work-life balance. Our leave policies, including paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave with unlimited accrual, ensure you have the flexibility you need for personal and family matters.

Professional Development:

Elevate your career with continuous learning opportunities. We support your growth through training programs, workshops, and tuition reimbursement.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP):

We care about your well-being beyond the workplace. Access confidential counseling, resources, and support through our Employee Assistance Program.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Be part of a diverse and inclusive workplace that embraces all backgrounds and perspectives. We believe diversity is a strength that drives innovation.

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State of Iowa

Agency

409 Health & Human Services - Mental Health Institution - Independence

Address

2277 Iowa Ave

Independence, Iowa, 50644

Website

http://dhs.iowa.gov/mhds/mental-health/in-patient/mental-health-institutes/independence

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