Licensed Practical Nurse - Temporary, Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders, Cherokee

State of Iowa

1251 W. Cedar Loop, Cherokee, IA 51012

This is a temporary non-merit position with the Iowa Department of Human Services - Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders in Cherokee, Iowa 

The Civil Commitment Unit for Sexual Offenders in Cherokee, Iowa, has openings for Temporary LPN positions. The hourly range is $22.95 to $34.86 hourly. This position generally requires the LPN to work either 8-hour shifts (6:00am-2:00pm or 2:00pm-10:00pm) or 10-hour overnight shifts (9:00pm-7:00am). There will be times the LPN may be required to work outside of these hours. This position does not have included benefits. You must be in good standing with the Iowa Board of Nursing and have an unencumbered LPN License.

Desired Qualifications:

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.


Application Instructions:

To apply online click here.

If you have any questions, please contact:  Adam Benson - abenson@dhs.state.ia.us


Duties:

Provides general nursing care to a specific high-risk population. This includes direct acute and chronic nursing care, health promotion, disease prevention, health education strategies across the lifespan, treatment of patients through therapeutic activities, providing psychological support and direction, escorting patients, accurate documentation of patient's behaviors and attitudes, and medication ordering and MAR completion. The LPN will work mostly independently with on-call personnel available as needed. 


Location: Cherokee, Iowa

Open: Wednesday October 13th

Close: Thursday November 4th 2021

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