UnityPoint Health

  • LPN - Younker Rehabilitation

    Requisition ID
    2017-34940
    Category
    Nursing
    Location
    US-IA-Des Moines
    Address
    1200 Pleasant St
    Affiliate
    3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
    Salary Minimum
    USD $16.39/Hr.
    City
    Des Moines
    Department
    Younker Rehab- Meth
    State
    IA
    FTE
    0.4
    FLSA
    Non-Exempt
    Scheduled Hours/Shift
    Days with every other weekend
    Work Type (Portal Searching)
    Part Time Benefits
  • Overview

    Younker Rehabilitation is a 23-bed Acute Rehabilitation Facility – a Rehabilitation hospital within Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Younker Rehabilitation is committed to helping patients improve their ability to function and become as independent as possible and return to community living. We specialize in spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, limb loss, and complex medical condition rehabilitation.

    Responsibilities

    Recognized as a valuable member of the Rehabilitation team, the LPN practices under the supervision of the Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and assists patients in adapting to an altered lifestyle, while providing a therapeutic environment for patients and their families. Actions are team oriented to successfully provided patient/family care and high level of satisfaction, through evidence- based practice.   Maintains a practice environment that reflects the ANA Code for Nurses, Philosophy of Nursing at UnityPoint Health with in the structure of the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers.

    Qualifications

     

     

    Minimum Requirements

    Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

    Preferred or Specialized

    Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.

    Education:

     

     

     

     

    Graduate of accredited nursing program.

     

    Experience:

     

     

     

     

     

    Experience in skilled nursing, long term care or acute rehabilitation.

    License(s)/Certification(s):

     

     

     

     

    Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Iowa.

     

    Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire.

     

    Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

     

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

     

     

     

     

     

    Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

    Multicultural sensitivity.

    Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

    Customer/patient focused.

    Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

     

     

     

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