UnityPoint Health

LPN-Geropsychiatric

Requisition ID
2017-38994
Category
Nursing
US-IA-Dubuque
350 N Grandview Ave
Affiliate
2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital
Dubuque
Department
Other Behavioral - Geropsyc
IA
FTE
0.9
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
7a-7p, for 72 hours per pay period and as needed. There is a holiday and every third weekend rotation

Overview

Work hours will be days, 7a-7p, for 72 hours per pay period, and as needed. You will be required to flex to other shifts as needed. There is a holiday and every third weekend rotation.

 

Our Behavioral Health unit is an inpatient hospital program providing psychiatric services to individuals age 55 and older who are experiencing behavioral health issues.  It consists of 9 beds and provides coordinated, personalized care for each patient.  Our program therapy helps individuals care for themselves better and follow their primary care provider's directions, particularly about taking medicines. 

 

 

Responsibilities

Provides nursing care for patients with actual or potential health care problems using the nursing process. Plans and directs the nursing care for individuals, patients, groups of patients and their families, coordinating care in collaboration with other health care professionals. Duties include performing physical exams and health histories, providing health promotion and education, administering medications, wound care, and numerous other personalized interventions.

Qualifications

Must hold an active LPN license to practice in the state of Iowa.

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