This is a non-merit position with the Department of Human Services
Positions in this class are exempt from the screening and referral requirements of the Iowa Department of Administrative Services
The Department of Human Services
Schedule: Variable, as needed.
Including nights and weekends. Must have valid Driver's, License Must have valid Nursing License Limited to 780 hours
Perform nursing procedures, including emergency care, within scope of practice. Communicates and collaborates with Physicians, Nurses, Administrators and other interdisciplinary treatment team members; receives and transcribes Physician orders; reports and documents client's condition, care and treatments provided/nursing interventions implemented and response to interventions.
Provides functional clinical supervision and guidance to the Licensed Practical Nurse and other unlicensed assistive personnel (i.e., certified medication aides and direct support staff) in the provision of health care and nursing procedures, including administration of medications by the Licensed Practical Nurse and the Certified Medication Aide.
Actively engages in performance improvement activities at facility, department and unit levels, collects and reports data and implements performance improvement measures. Participates in Nursing peer review process.
Participates in interdisciplinary treatment teams, work groups, nursing service teams and committees as assigned. Attends seminars, conferences and other training events to stay current in nursing practice standards and evidence based nursing care. Maintains current RN licensure, basic life support certification and other mandatory continuing education activities.
Completes Mandatory Reported of Dependent Adult and Child Abuse training as required by Iowa Code.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered 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