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Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Company: Iowa Department of Administrative Services
Location: Independence
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Print (\_bulletin.cfm?jobID=&sharedWindow=0) Apply Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) Salary $55,036.80 - $74,110.40 Annually Location Independence - 50644 - Buchanan County, IA Job Type Full-time Agency 409 Dept of Human Services - Mental Health Inst (Independence) Job Number 23-01160 Closing 2/19/:59 PM Central LinkedIn Tag Point of Contact Kevin Jimmerson, + Description + Benefits + Questions Job Description The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Department of Human Services (DHS) merged on July 1, 2022, to form one agency, the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). We are seeking a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to join the team at the Independence Mental Health Institute (IMHI). This is a full-time position with HHS and i n addition to the base pay rate, there is an available shift differential of $0.90 per hour for second shift and $1.00 per hour for third shift. We also offer a strong opportunity for advancement, growth and development. IMHI provides inpatient treatment and acute psychiatric services. The facility offers several services including individualized treatment plans and support for children and adolescent patients to continue their education. Individuals are encouraged to collaborate with staff members in formulating their own plan. Medication, group counseling and activities therapies might be included as well. LPNs at IMHI participate as a member of the interdisciplinary team. LPN staff provide direct patient care and perform general nursing procedures. LPNs are expected to effectively apply nursing knowledge and skills throughout the delivery of services, document client treatment and concerns, administer medications and communicate information and issues with supervisory and other nursing staff. When a long-term team member was asked "why did you choose a career at IMHI," the team member stated, "It really is the work that has kept me here. The work is rewarding. The patients are the most difficult to treat and most expensive. We are the final stop for getting cutting edge psychiatric treatment." If you enjoy helping people with adult, children and family services, mental health treatment, disabilities services and long-term care, then this could be a great opportunity for you. We have a great total compensation package, including: + Iowa Public Employees' Retirement System (IPERS) + Retirement Investors Club (RIC) (Employer Sponsored Retirement Plan) + Health, Dental and Vision Insurance + Vacation Leave + Sick Leave + Paid Holidays (9 days/year) + Flexible Spending Accounts + Life Insurance + Long-Term Disability Insurance For additional information on benefits click here (\_at\_a\_Glance.pdf) . Please Note: Under the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 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 agency) 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 clients. Independence Highlights IMHI is in Independence, Iowa, a city of approximately 6,000, located in scenic Northeast Iowa. The Wapsipinicon River flows through town offering many recreational opportunities from canoeing to fishing. Independence is a progressive community sporting a newer public library, trails and home of Cedar Rock state park which includes a Frank Lloyd Wright home. Independence is 30 minutes from Waterloo/Cedar Falls home of the UNI Panthers, 45 minutes from Cedar Rapids and 1 hour from Iowa City, home of the Iowa Hawkeyes. The State of Iowa is an EEO/AA Employer HHS values those with "lived experience" and encourages foster youth, foster parents, and/or parents who were in the HHS system to apply. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are also encouraged to apply (Hearing and Speech Impaired - Relay Iowa 1- TDD). Our agency uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit 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 (\_and\_pay/JobClassDescriptions/LicensedPracticalNurse-2.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 (\_fact\_sheet\_dec\_01.pdf) . Review the provisions of the statute that authorized the creation of the Nurse Licensure Compact at Chapter 152E, Iowa Code () . Join Us! 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. CareerChoices 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. Benefits 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 () . The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure (\_Beyond\_the\_Paycheck.pdf) . 01 Do you understand that the answers to all of the following questions must be truthful, honest, and accurate to the best of your ability? Please read all questions and answers thoroughly and make sure you understand them completely.Ensure the answers to your questions match the information filled out on your application and the attachments you have uploaded. If the answers to your questions are inconsistent with your application information or uploaded attachments, you will be given zero points for the question.Knowingly misrepresenting the facts when submitting any information related to an application, examination, certification, appeal, or any other facet of the selection process will result in your disqualification from this application and future employment with the state of Iowa. + Yes - I understand and agree. + No 02 PLEASE READ CAREFULLY 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? + No - I have NOT filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 611 et seq + Yes - I HAVE filed a registration statement pursuant to the federal Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 611 et seq 03 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? + Yes + No Required Question Agency State of Iowa Agency 409 Dept of Human Services - Mental Health Inst (Independence) Address 2277 Iowa AveIndependence, Iowa, 50644 Website Apply Please verify your email addressVerify Email

Keywords: Iowa Department of Administrative Services, Cedar Rapids , Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Healthcare , Independence, Iowa

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