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ChildServe Weekday Nurse - Medical Childcare in Johnston, Iowa

Weekday Nurse - Medical Childcare

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



We're looking for a PRN RN or LPN for our Medical Childcare. This role will provide support to children ages 6 weeks to 21 years of age with a variety of health care needs. This person will work in our Medical Childcare program and provide exceptional nursing care, support health, skill development, and retention. Enjoy caring for and playing with the children in a fun team environment!Camden's Story - ChildServe ( Schedule Hours available Monday - Friday, 7am - 6pm. Need right now for support is around 8-10 hours per week within that schedule. What You'll Do

  • Provide full range of nursing services that include administration of medications, feedings, and treatments to meet each child’s daily care needs.

  • Perform ongoing assessments as needed.

  • Assist with creation or recertification of care plans as requested, RN only.

  • Implement child’s care plan include nursing, therapy, and behavior support, conducting baselines, support plans and procedures.

  • Monitor children’s response to care.

  • Coordinate care with interdisciplinary team to ensure health and safety needs are addressed.

  • Assist the clients in becoming as independent as possible through skill development and retention.

  • Assist the clients with comfort measures including but not limited to positioning and safety devices.

  • Direct responsibility for clients assigned.

  • Maintain accurate, complete and timely records.

  • Report and document daily observations, routine support provided, and any health/physical/behavioral changes.

  • Communicate with clients, licensed professionals, ChildServe personnel, families, schools, and the public, in a courteous and professional manner.

    What You'll Need

  • Current valid license as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse in Iowa.

  • Must have a current or obtain CPR certification.

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

  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs, be mobile within the assigned work area, and frequently bend, lift, reach, and stand.

  • This position may be subject to COVID-19 safety requirements. If applicable, specific requirements will be discussed during the interview process.

    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

  • 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.