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From direct care staff to program managers to clinicians, our employees make a difference every day. Our talented team helps individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities thrive in the communities they call home. And as part of The MENTOR Network— a national network of local health and human services providers—REM’s employees are part of a growing organization that’s been at the forefront of providing innovative, community-based care for more than 30 years

Licensed Practical Nurse 2nd shift

Job ID 20000ECN
Description
Licensed Practical Nurse 2nd shift
Primary Location: United States-IA-IACedar Rapids
Function:Clinical

The health and safety of our employees and of those individuals we serve is of utmost importance to us. Due to the essential services we provide as Caregivers, we continue to accept applications and fill open positions in our residential programs. Providing round-the-clock care, we have full-time and part-time schedules open with all shifts available immediately.

 

To be sure we extend that concern to our recruitment process, we will be leveraging digital capabilities to meet virtually and continue to recruit top talent at REM Iowa,  a partner of The MENTOR Network. Due to the public health concerns regarding COVID-19, as your application progresses, you will be asked to participate in virtual interviews using one of our digital tools. Our recruitment team will provide further details to assist you in your recruitment journey.

 

Thank you for your flexibility and understanding as we focus on the safety and well-being of those we serve, as well as one another. 




Description

Come join REM Iowa in the very important work we do supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, brain injury and emotional, behavioral or medical complexities.  Our team is fun, creative, and dedicated to making a difference every day in the lives of the people we serve. 

 

This position is a 2nd shift position, including every other weekends.

 
Starting Wage:
LPN $23.00/hour
 

As a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), you'll carry out rewarding work, playing an integral and crucial role in the success of our organization.  Based in community settings, LPNs provide assistance with daily activities such as meal preparation, personal hygiene, and medication administration. Also provide nursing services, training and support to address the medical needs of individuals with developmental disabilities and other complex needs in an 8 person ICF/ID program.  LPNs administer medications, complete nursing documentation as needed; compile data and prepares health assessments for team evaluation and review in compliance with agency and ICF regulations and provide health care related guidance to co-workers. The Nurse coordinates and monitors on-going individual examinations and orders necessary supplies and medications.

 

LPNs may also facilitate community involvement by accompanying individuals on outings in the community or providing transportation to work or other activities. In addition, LPNs support therapeutic and behavioral plans in partnership with clinical staff to enhance the quality of life for those we support.

 

Whether you have previous experience in a role like this, or this just sounds like the type of impact you want to make… we want to hear from you!   Bring the right attitude, we’ll train you for success! 


What we offer you:

• Full compensation/benefits package including 401(k) with company matching

• A rewarding work environment with some of the best co-workers you could ask for

• Vacation time, Sick time, Holiday pay, and Annual bonus plans

• Full time available

• Family-oriented environment, casual dress, employee events

• Job training, career development, and advancement opportunities

• Access to jobs throughout the nation-wide Network




Qualifications:

What we require of you:

• Valid/current nursing license (LPN)

• Must be 18 years of age

• Valid driver’s license in good standing required for most positions

• Access to a registered vehicle with proof of insurance if providing transportation for individuals receiving services

• Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks 


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