Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Systems Unlimited

Iowa City, IA Nursing $35,000 to $40,000 yearly
Do you have a desire to make a genuine difference in the lives of others?  Systems Unlimited, Inc. could be the perfect place for you.  We are a nonprofit organization that promotes dignity and growth for people with disabilities and mental health needs.
Systems is currently looking for a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) who is:
  • Smart & eager to learn
  • Ambitious & adaptable
  • Kind & service-oriented
As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) at Systems, you will:
  • Perform appropriate physical assessments, evaluations, and screening procedures for individuals we serve.
  • Assess physical complaints and develop and implement a plan to address the complaint.
  • Ensure compliance with doctors’ orders.
  • Ensure compliance with health-related provisions of the Iowa Administrative Code, Council on Quality Improvement, Medicaid Waiver, MCO’s and the Department of Inspections and Appeals.Exchange appropriate information with community health professionals.
  • Ensure safe administration of medication.
  • Attend member service plan meetings and lead discussion on medical needs and health status with regards to service needs.
  • Manage staff education in health related subjects including but not limited to medication administration, diabetic interventions, infection control, safety precautions, and medical protocols.
  • Work in conjunction with direct care staff to provide diabetic cares and other skilled cares.
  • Assist Program Directors to assess client daily health maintenance to determine deficits, daily health maintenance, dental care, hygiene, grooming, nutrition, weight control, exercise, capacity for self medication, knowledge of safety practices, and knowledge of sexuality.
  • Develop and implement an education plan to address daily health maintenance deficits.
  • Complete other duties as assigned.
  • This is a full-time, salaried exempt position with normal office hours of Monday-Friday 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M. but schedule and hours may vary.
Qualifications: 
  • Licensed Practical Nursing (LPN) certification from an accredited program
  • One year of post-degree experience in the delivery, planning, coordination, or administration of health or human services
  • The ability to administer medications in accordance with agency, local, state and federal regulations
  • Iowa Medication Manager Certification or the ability to obtain certification may be required
  • A valid driver's license and a driving record that is acceptable from a risk management perspective
Systems offers:
  • Competitive benefits plan (health insurance, dental insurance, 401(k))
  • Over 3.5 weeks of PTO each year, plus 8 paid holidays
  • Salary starting between $35,000-$40,000, depending on education and experience
To apply, visit http://www.sui.org/human-resources/careers.

Job ID: 65651

Posted 8 days ago

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