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Nurse - Private Duty RN / LPN

Iowa City, IA

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The Visiting Nurse Association, located in Iowa City, Iowa, is currently hiring
Full Time RN's and LPN's to staff our day shift Private Duty patients.  

Full time, part time and PRN hours available.
*Full benefit package included for 50-100% employees! *


SUMMARY OF DUTIES:
Provides comprehensive nursing service to individuals and families in the home and community health setting.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND EQUIPMENT:  
Work is performed in clients' homes with the employee driving from location to location during the work period.  The locations are throughout Johnson County and within a 50-mile radius of the agency.  This area includes Iowa City, small towns and rural areas.  The driving requirements include in-town and highway driving in good and inclement weather.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE/COGNITIVE DEMANDS:  
The employee will demonstrate skill and knowledge in providing professional nursing care for the treatment of acute and chronic illnesses.   The employee will demonstrate organizational skills required to complete cares within established time frames. The employee will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in the English language, both orally and in writing.  The employee will demonstrate the ability to maintain and update professional knowledge base and the ability to assimilate and utilize agency information regarding policy and procedure changes.  The employee will demonstrate competence in professional decision-making skills within the parameters of the Nurse Practice Act, including the ability to make appropriate assessments, problem-solve, prioritize, follow Plans of Care and evaluate their effectiveness.  The employee will demonstrate the ability to use technology and equipment effectively and appropriately, including client care equipment.   The employee will perform the duties of the job at clients' homes and /or community sites during employed hours.  

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Graduate of an accredited school of Nursing and one year home health experience desirable. Licensure as a registered nurse in Iowa. Car, driver's license and adequate insurance as outlined in the personnel policies. A physical examination is required at the time of employment. Annual TB testing is required. All offers of employment are conditioned upon the result of a criminal background check conducted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation, as required by law.

Please submit resume and/or application to jobs@vnaic.org or fax to 319-351-9061. Call HR at 319-337-9686 x1150 for any questions you may have.

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Nurse - Private Duty RN/LPN

Visiting Nurse Association

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Posted 05/04/17

Job ID: 21826700