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Iowa Department of Administrative Services Registered Nurse in Newton, Iowa

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Registered Nurse

Salary

$56,971.20 - $88,379.20 Annually

Location

Newton - 50208 - Jasper County, IA

Job Type

Full-time

Agency

245 Corrections - Newton Correctional Facility

Job Number

22-04093

Closing

7/3/2022 11:59 PM Central

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sara.vanmaaren@iowa.gov

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Job Description

Newton, Iowa is a progressive, family friendly community, a shining star of Central Iowa and a place to call home. Whether you’re raising a family, starting a business or building a home, you’ll want to get to know Newton. The community has many great amenities aside from excellent schools. Unique entertainment, beautiful art displays and parks, and great attractions for families to enjoy.

Centrally located in Iowa just off I-80, Newton, www.newtongov.org , boasts a diverse array of shopping, recreational and dining choices, both locally and within short driving distances. Des Moines is just 35 miles west, Ames is 62 miles NW, and Iowa City is 87 miles east. “America’s Dutch Treasure”, Pella, www.pella.org , lies just 23 miles to the southeast. Enjoy camping, boating, fishing and swimming activities at nearby Lake Red Rock, www.redrockarea.com , 20 miles south. Take in some fast-paced action at an Indy Car or NASCAR race at the Iowa Speedway, www.iowaspeedway.com , or visit the Sprint Car Capital of the World, www.knoxvilleraceway.com , just 25 miles south in nearby Knoxville.

At Newton Correctional Facility, we offer a wide range of career opportunities in various departments; i.e., Security, Treatment, Medical, Administrative, Business, Records, Maintenance/Trades, Warehousing, Food Service and other support areas. Join our team of dedicated professionals who provide an environment that facilitates change for incarcerated individuals as they prepare for release. Come be a part of creating opportunities for safer communities. You’ll find an exceptional workplace where mutual respect and support are part of the culture.

Nursing practice demonstrated high integrity, nursing values, ethical and moral principles. Practice professional nursing consistent and within the scope of the Iowa Board of Nursing Practice Act. Maintain current nursing license with no restrictions from the Iowa Board of Nursing.

Utilize the nursing process collecting comprehensive data pertinent to the patient’s health and/or situation. Document relevant data in a timely manner accurately and concisely. Admission, intersystem review and nursing assessments completed as part of care. Chronic disease management and care. Analyze the assessment date to determine the diagnosis, health concerns. Coordinates care delivery with colleagues and multiple disciples. Competence with all equipment and operational systems. Participates and leads training and staff development. Must be knowledgeable of medication administration and management administered, including knowing the medication class and action. Responsible to ensure patients know what medications they are taking and that they understand the dosage and possible side effects.

Assess for patient competence and compliance including self-administration program. Coordination of medication ordering and inventory including shipping and returning of medications with Central Pharmacy staff. Respond promptly and competently to emergencies providing care that is needed coordinating emergency medical services when indicated. Communicate effectively in a variety of formats in all areas of practice. Collaborate with colleagues and supervisors when necessary and appropriate. Utilize appropriate resources to plan and provide nursing services that are safe, effective and financially responsible. Practice in an environmentally safe and health manner. Provide clinical direction, delegation and guidance to LPN and other assistive personnel in the provision of nursing care. Other duties as assigned within the scope of expertise and professional licensing.

This position will be 1p-11p with every other weekend off

Minimum Qualification Requirements

Licensure as Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa by the Iowa Board of Nursing or licensure as a Registered Nurse in accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrator's Agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

For additional information, please click on thislink to view the job description (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/class_and_pay/JobClassDescriptions/RegisteredNurse-02020-82020.pdf) .

Additional Qualification Requirements

More information regarding the Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators agreement of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing is available at the Nurse Licensure Compact (http://www.state.ia.us/nursing/images/pdf/NLC_fact_sheet_dec_01.pdf) .

Review the provisions of the statute that authorized the creation of the Nurse Licensure Compact at Chapter 152E, Iowa Code (http://search.legis.state.ia.us/NXT/gateway.dll/2009code/1/4524/5637/5915) .

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Whether it's caring for those in need, making highways safer, or improving agriculture production, the work that we do matters to the people of Iowa.

We take our responsibilities and the public trust very seriously. We are committed to delivering the services that matter most to the people of Iowa. If you have the skills, the commitment and the desire to make a difference, then we invite you to explore the career opportunities available with the State of Iowa.

CareerChoices

State government is one of the largest employers in Iowa, and also one of the most diverse. From state trooper to nurse to engineer, the state offers a wide variety of career opportunities.

Benefits

The state offers paid vacation, sick time and holidays, a defined benefit retirement plan, health, dental, vision, and long-term disability insurance along with flexible spending accounts. For more information, please visit the executive branch employee benefits website (http://goo.gl/rHiarg) .

The State of Iowa is committed to providing an outstanding employment experience. Check out thisBenefits Beyond the Paycheck brochure (https://das.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/hr/documents/employment/Benefits_Beyond_the_Paycheck.pdf) .

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State of Iowa

Agency

245 Corrections - Newton Correctional Facility

Address

307 S 60th Ave WBox 218Newton, Iowa, 50208

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