UnityPoint Health

LPN Visit Nurse, Pediatrics

Requisition ID
2020-75692
Category
Nursing
Location
US-IA-Waterloo
Address
3731 University Ave
Affiliate
9400 UnityPoint at Home Affiliate
City
Waterloo
Department
SN Hours- Ext- WL
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday-Friday, Overnight shift with weekend rotation
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

LPN Visit Nurse – Pediatrics Home Health

UnityPoint at Home – Waterloo, IA

$5,000 Sign on bonus

Full-time: Evening/overnight hours with weekend rotation

 

Benefits include: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) Match, Disability Coverage, Paid Time Off/Holidays, Critical Care Coverage, Parental Leave, Annual Pay Raise and more!!

 

Perks of working in Pediatrics Home Health:

Work independently & remotely

Care for a pediatric patient one-on-one in their home

Build great relationships with patient and family

 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint

Responsibilities

Provide skilled nursing care to pediatric/young adult patients with special health care needs for shifts of time in the patient’s home. Perform prescribed activities directed under the patient’s physician’s care which may include; patient assessments, feedings, respiratory system management, medication administration, activities of daily living, and therapy programs. Assist in care coordination with care team. May be responsible for transportation of patient.

 

Patient Care/Care Coordination

  • Delivers quality patient care consistent with Home Health Conditions of Participation, qualifying home care criteria, payer coverage criteria, and providing visits/treatments consistent with the plan of care. Provides patient, family, and/or caregiver education and information pertinent to diagnosis and safety issues.
  • Communicates with Registered Nurse and participates in care coordination to achieve high quality care.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Clinical Manager/Clinical Supervisor to facilitate smooth and effective operations of the organization.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of clinical records and time entries.

Qualifications

  • Graduate of State Board approved program for Licensed Practical Nurses and valid license as Licensed Practical Nurse.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.
  • Preferred experience working in clinical healthcare position.
  • Previous pediatrics or pediatric home care experience preferred
  • Maintenance of an acceptable driving record (i.e., no “OWI” convictions in last 7 years or no more than 3 moving violations in last 3 years). An unacceptable driving record may result in suspension, termination or transfer to another position not requiring the ability to drive.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as a collaborative team member.
  • Ability to understand and apply guidelines, policies and procedures.

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