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UnityPoint Health LPN-Geriatric Behavioral Health in Dubuque, Iowa

We are looking for a part-time employee to work in our Geriatric Behavioral Health department. Work hours will be 2-3 shifts a week working 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm, plus an every third weekend working 7:00 pm - 7:00 am, for 24 hours per pay period. This would be an ideal position for nursing students!

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.

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.

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

Requisition ID: 2020-80770

Street: 350 N Grandview Ave

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

Name: Other Behavioral - Geropsyc

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .30

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org

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