State Of Iowa Marshalltown , IA 50158
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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 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.
At this time, we are conducting phone/video interviews for LPN roles. We currently have openings for weekend package Nurses working day/eve or eve/nights.
As an LPN at the Iowa Veterans Home 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.
As an employee of the Iowa Veterans Home, you are a State of Iowa employee and eligible for a comprehensive benefits package that includes: Insurance--Health, Dental, Life and Long-term disability IPERS (Iowa Public Employee Retirement System) Paid Time Off-Sick Leave, Vacation, and Family Leave Wellness Program
All applicants are subject to a Criminal Background Check Dependent Adult Abuse and Child Abuse Check.
Under the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS's) new vaccine mandate for healthcare workers (published on November 5, 2021 and affirmed by the United States Supreme Court on January 13, 2022), all potential employees of this facility must have received, at a minimum, the first dose of a primary series or a single dose vaccine OR have an approved religious or medical exemption (as determined by the Iowa Veterans Home) OR have documentation reflecting a temporary delay in vaccination (as determined by the agency in accordance with CDC allowances), prior to the start date. Candidates shall coordinate with agency staff to ensure all requirements are met before the individual provides any care, treatment, or other services for the facility and/or its residents.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