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ChildServe Group Home Nursing Care Coordinator in Johnston, Iowa

Group Home Nursing Care Coordinator

Nursing and Supports (RN, LPN, CNA, RT - all services) Johnston, Iowa



The RN Care Coordinator is directly responsible for ensuring the clinical needs of each child is assessed, planned and evaluated. You will facilitate a multidisciplinary team approach to clinical care using appropriate resources to develop and implement an individualized teaching and discharge plan with the children and their families. Schedule

  • Monday through Friday on call and on site responsibilities from 6am to 4 pm

  • Rotating back up weekends usually every 5th weekend

  • One holiday per year

    What You’ll Do

  • Assess, plan, and evaluate the child’s clinical care

  • Ensure care plans are implemented correctly by other staff; provide training as needed.

  • Facilitate multidisciplinary care team meetings for each child at least annually and as needed per regulatory requirements.

  • Achieve CHOROUS results for their scope (i.e Care Plan goal achievement, care plans within 30 days, care plan reviews annually).

  • Provide on-site nursing and attend health-related appointments with children.

  • Maintain accurate, completed, and timely records and provide feedback to leadership on how the documentation system can be improved.

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

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

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

  • Serve as a preceptor/mentor to new care givers as assigned.

  • Coach and support peers in ways that improve care and documentation.

    What You’ll Need

  • Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and licensed to practice as an RN in the State of Iowa.

  • RN experience in the field of developmental disabilities, pediatrics and skilled patients.

  • Experience as Case Manager, Care Manager, or care coordinator preferred.

  • Knowledge of clinical terminology and modalities of care delivery systems; good communication and organizational skills; skilled in the use of computers; commitment in providing premiere nursing services.

  • Documentation of current CPR/BLS certification.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language

  • Some positions are required to follow CMS and/or OHSA federal vaccine mandates. Both mandates are currently on hold and neither COVID-19 vaccination, nor weekly testing are required for any positions at this time. ChildServe strongly recommends COVID-19 vaccinations

    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 life.

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 5,000 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City 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’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.