Iowa Department of Administrative Services Licensed Practical Nurse in Woodward, Iowa
Licensed Practical Nurse
Licensed Practical Nurse
$50,252.80 - $76,336.00 Annually
Woodward - 50276 - Boone County, IA
412 Health & Human Services - Woodward Resource Center
12/3/2023 11:59 PM Central
Point of Contact
Dawn Harper - firstname.lastname@example.org
Woodward Resource Center (WRC) is seeking Licensed Practical Nurses to join our team. These are full-time opportunities with starting pay dependent upon experience with a possible shift differential of $0.90 per hour for second shift and $1.00 per hour for third shift. WRC offers a strong opportunity for advancement, growth, and development.
The mission of Woodward Resource Center is to prepare and support individuals to live in the community of their choice. Discharge planning begins at admission.
As part of the WRC team:
Assess and document health care problems for individuals according to policy and procedures. This includes, but is not limited to completing Incident Reports, neurological checks, PNM nursing assessments, vital sign monitoring, and illness/professional contact related event logs. Event log entries will be documented using SOAP (Subjective Objective Assessment Plan) method of charting. The health care provider will be contacted per protocol or health care need.
Perform preventative health care practice which includes, but is not limited to: glucose checks, immunizations, routine scans and x-rays, and process routine lab orders.
Work with the RN and the IDT to provide appropriate nursing care and supports when a health care need is identified.
Prepare for and participate in all annual ISP meetings, Monthly Integrated Reviews, and Quarterly Psychiatric Treatment Reviews for assigned units when the RN is absent.
Provide assessment, and monitoring of self-administration of medication and medication administration procedures. Assist in completing training on all new and transfer employees on Health and Safety Support Plans. Participate in peer review as assigned unless otherwise excused, by giving constructive feedback/ideas on areas of improvement.
Ensure new monthly Medication Administration Records are complete and accurate. All nursing medications, treatments, and procedures will be performed according to policy and procedures and will be documented by the end of the shift. The LPN will be responsible for performing weekly checks on the MARs and Treatment records of their assignments and addressing any discrepancies according to policy and procedure.
Attend and participate in mini staffing or mini reviews, department meetings, and weekly team communication meetings unless otherwise excused.
Participate fully in all code blue drills. Complete Health Care Provider CPR every 2 years.
Use universal precautions, procedures, and equipment 100% of the time for all anticipated contacts with blood and body fluids.
Other duties as assigned.
Enjoy the benefits of working for the State of Iowa.
The State of Iowa offers a comprehensive package of pay, benefits, paid time off and workplace opportunities to help you get the most out of your career and life. Your paycheck is just part of your total compensation. Below are some of the benefits the State of Iowa offers:
Competitive Health and Dental Package
Retirement (IPERS and deferred compensation)
Flexible Spending Account (medical and dependent care)
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Employee Discount Programs
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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) .
Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.
We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.
State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.
The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website (http://goo.gl/rHiarg) .
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412 Health & Human Services - Woodward Resource Center
1251 334th St
Woodward, Iowa, 50276
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