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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time - Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown, Iowa

Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time - Iowa Veterans Home

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Licensed Practical Nurse - Full Time - Iowa Veterans Home

Salary

$50,252.80 - $76,336.00 Annually

Location

Marshalltown - 50158 - Marshall County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Job Number

24-02311

Agency

671 Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Home

Opening Date

01/10/2024

Closing Date

2/29/2024 11:59 PM Central

LinkedIn Tag

#LI-POST

Point of Contact

Kim-mee Schmitt 641-753-4543

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Job Description

Join our team now for a $3000 Recruitment payment for full time positions*

This position starts at $29.16 per hour!!

Flexible scheduling with extended shifts available

• 14-hours either 6 a.m.- 8:30 p.m. OR 3:45 p.m.-6:15 a.m.; working 1 out of 3 weekends

• 8-hours on evening shift (2 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.); working 1 out of 3 weekends

• 10-hours on night shift (8:15 p.m. - 6:15 a.m.); working 1 out of 3 weekends

• Weekend package shift options are available with retention payments up to $8,000. (Applicant must work a minimum of 32 hours every weekend (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday) will be paid a lump-sum of $8,000, paid out over 26 pay periods. Must work a total of 40 hours per week. Lodging and meals are available upon request.)*

The Iowa Veterans Home is a long-term care facility, located in Marshalltown, Iowa, with the mission of providing exceptional resident-centered care and the highest quality of life to Iowa’s Veterans and spouses.

We are seeking to hire dedicated, full-time LPNs to care for our residents. If you are a caring and compassionate LPN who is looking to join a great team please consider applying for one of our open positions.

As an LPN at the IVH, you will be the leader of a direct care team. You will be responsible to complete all licensed treatments for 30 residents on a care unit. You will complete follow up on acute changes with residents. Within your scope of practice, you will assess/evaluate any changes in resident condition and take necessary steps including contacting physician, adjusting plan of care, and monitoring resident status. You will be expected to provide leadership and act as role model for the care team members including Resident Aides, Certified Nursing Assistants, and Medication Aides.

*Recruitment and retention payment will be paid out over 26 pay periods

What we offer as a full time Iowa Veterans Home employee:

  • Team oriented, positive work environment

  • Opportunity for professional growth and development

  • Paid time off (sick leave and vacation) plus nine paid holidays per year

    Medical and Dental Insurance Benefits:

    Monthly optional Medical Insurance Premium (Iowa Choice*) for 2024:

    Single: $61/mo = employee share; $818/mo = state share

    Family: $205/mo = employee share; $1,854/mo = state share

    • National Choice option also available

    Monthly optional Dental Insurance Premium for 2024:

    Single: Free

    Family: $46

  • Optional flexible spending accounts for health and dental expenses, and dependent care

  • $20,000 basic life insurance at no cost

  • Exceptional retirement package: IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System)

  • Optional 401(a) Plan with employee contribution: The State makes match contributions into the employee’s selection of investments in a 401(a) employer match account. The match is $1 for every $1 contributed up to a $75 monthly maximum.

  • Lactation rooms throughout our campus

  • Wellness Program: Onsite fitness center available to staff 24/7 for only $36 per year

  • Annual flu vaccine is available free of charge to all staff

    **All applicants are subject to a Criminal Background Check Dependent Adult Abuse and Child Abuse Check.

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.

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/LicensedPracticalNurse-02002-82002.pdf) .

Additional Qualification Requirements

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

Review the provisions of the statute that authorized the creation of the Nurse Licensure Compact atChapter 152E, Iowa Code (http://search.legis.state.ia.us/NXT/gateway.dll/2009code/1/4524/5637/5915) .

Why Choose the State of Iowa?

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Our Robust Benefits Package Includes:

Competitive Compensation:

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

Keep in mind, your wage is just one part of your total compensation. Unlock the complete value of your employment with the State of Iowa by using our user-friendlyTotal Compensation Calculator (https://das.iowa.gov/media/3773/download?inline) .Gain insights into your comprehensive annual compensation, including salary and State-provided benefits.

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.

Join Us - Elevate Your Career:

Ready to elevate your career with the State of Iowa?Click here (https://iowa.attract.neogov.com/recruitment/p/benefits) to explore more about our unparalleled benefits and discover what makes us unique. Your success is our priority!

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Have you filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. §611 et seq?

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    Do you currently hold a 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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State of Iowa

Agency

671 Iowa Department of Veterans Affairs - Veterans Home

Address

1301 Summit St

Marshalltown, Iowa, 50158

Website

http://ivh.iowa.gov/

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