ChildServe Pediatric Respite Nurse in Johnston, Iowa
Pediatric Respite Nurse
Nursing and Supports (RN, LPN, CNA, RT - all services) Johnston, Iowa
The role of a Specialized Respite Nurse is to offer one-on-one time between a child and licensed nurse within the family’s home or community. Respite care is designed to give families a break from the day-to-day care involved in raising a child with special healthcare needs. ChildServe’s respite service allows parents to attend events for their other children, schedule appointments for themselves, or simply take time to recharge.
Primarily afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Can be regularly scheduled or as needed.
What You’ll Do
Provide one-on-one nursing support in the home or community
Interact with the child and participate in fun activities
Complete electronic documentation and paper MARS
Possible skills used: medication administration, g-tube nutrition, seizure management, trach cares, etc.
What You’ll Need
Graduate of accredited nursing program
Current valid RN/LPN license in Iowa
Documentation of CPR/BLS certification
Valid driver’s license/insurance for three consecutive years without suspension
Experience working with children with special health care needs preferred
Ability to lift up to 35 lbs, be mobile within the assigned work area, and frequently bend, lift, reach, and stand.
Ability to communicate effectively in (or through) reading, writing and speaking the English language
This position may be subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. If applicable, specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process
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 5600 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. #CS1928