ChildServe RN/LPN Specialized Respite in Johnston, Iowa

RN/LPN Specialized Respite

Nursing & CNA (Peds LT Care, Rehab, Homecare, Community)
Johnston, Iowa

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Description

The role of a Specialized Respite Nurse is to offer one-on-one time between a child and licensed nurse within the family’s home or community. Respite care is designed to give families a break from the day-to-day care involved in raising a child with special healthcare needs. ChildServe’s respite service allows parents to attend events for their other children, schedule appointments for themselves, or simply take time to recharge.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide one-on-one nursing support in the home or community

  • Interact with the child and participate in fun activities

  • Complete electronic documentation and paper MARS

  • Possible skills used: medication administration, g-tube nutrition, seizure management, trach cares, etc.

When You’ll Work

Primarily afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Can be regularly scheduled or as needed.

What You’ll Need

  • Graduation of accredited nursing program

  • Current valid RN/LPN license in Iowa

  • Valid driver’s license/insurance for three consecutive years without suspension

  • Experience working with children with special health care needs preferred

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language

Who We Are

At ChildServe, no position is ever “just a job.” When you join our team, you’ll leave work every day knowing that you’ve made a positive difference for children with special healthcare needs and their families.

We serve nearly 4,500 children each year through our wide range of specialty pediatric healthcare programs and services in 3 locations throughout Iowa. We hire many positions, from expert caregivers, medical professionals, administrative staff (and everything in between). Each team member plays an important role in fulfilling our mission: We partner with families help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

ChildServe has been a Top Workplace in Iowa for five years running, thanks to our passionate team and our commitment to outstanding care. If you’re ready to help families move Forward Together with support from ChildServe, apply today.