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LPN / RN - Home Health - up to $10k signing bonus

Company: Universal Pediatrics, Inc.
Location: Waterloo
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Other locations include: Cedar Falls, Hudson, Jesup, Vinton, Washburn, Waterloo and Winthrop.

Integrity - Compassion - Adaptability - Responsibility - Excellence


Up to $10,000 Sign-On Bonus!

Perks of Working at Universal Pediatrics:

Full-time benefit package includes health insurance, vision and dental plans, short-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, and paid time off

401(k) with company match

Long-lasting and memorable bonds with clients

Individual, hands-on training and support

Work/life balance

24-hour management support

Tuition reimbursement program for full and part-time employees

Access to CE courses and Lippincott Advisor

Fun activities and incentives

Community event & charity event opportunities

Promotion opportunities

We are NOT your traditional home health---

Universal Pediatrics is unique specializing in 1:1 in-home care to pediatrics and young adults with medical needs and chronic conditions in Iowa and South Dakota. With over 30 successful years in business, we are proven as the premier choice for pediatric home health care!

As a home health Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse, you get to dive into the fun of being a kid while providing quality care. We support kids to integrate themselves, as best they can, into school, family, extracurricular activities, and the community while promoting and maintaining their health and safety. You also get to support families to learn, provide, and succeed in creating balance for their medically-complex kiddo with consistency, skill, and passion.

How you'll make a difference---

In this role, some shifts you will have a lot of fun! There will be games, laughing, learning, and adapting. Some may challenge your abilities to critically think and problem solve as a Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse. At the end of each shift, you will feel the reward and pride in the services and support you provide that allow clients and families to live a joyful life together at home!

What you'll be doing---

Our Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses work in our clients' home providing skilled medical care. Schedules are based on the client and the family needs. No two clients are alike. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Complete assessments, medication administration, and provide therapies, treatments, and interventions as scheduled in accordance with the plan of care and physician's orders.

Partner with all members of the interdisciplinary team including the family, ensuring a constant flow of communication regarding the client's cares, changes in condition, developmental goals, etc.

Provide support and education to clients and families to help them be successful.

Build rapport and trust with clients, families or other caregivers, the office team, and peers to facilitate effective communication and build relationships.

Complete timely charting through our electronic medical record system.

Keep up to date with the client's plan of care, changes in conditions, physician's orders, family, or caregiver requests, etc.

Advocate for the client and family to promote and support growth and development.

Examples of some of our nursing cares include gastrostomy tubes, jejunostomy tubes, nasogastric tubes, PICCs, PORTs, tracheostomies, seizure disorders, etc.

What's required?

Active Registered Nurse or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure, without restrictions

Valid driver's license and proof of auto liability insurance coverage

CPR certification required but may be obtained after hire

COVID-19 vaccine compliance

Ability to lift, carry, push, or pull up to 50 pounds

Who we are looking for?

Models Universal Pediatrics' values: Integrity, Compassion, Adaptability, Responsibility and Excellence

Manages multiple tasks and process information from multiple different sources

Works and communicates professionally with clients, families and caregivers, physicians, peers, supervisors, and office team members

Culturally sensitive; possess the ability to recognize individual differences to manage relationships and interactions with others

Maintain confidentiality

Universal Pediatrics is an equal employment opportunity employer.

As a healthcare entity, Universal Pediatrics adheres to CMS, CDC, OSHA, and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. In accordance with CMS regulation, all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or be approved for an exemption, as a condition of employment. Unvaccinated staff will be required to wear appropriate PPE in compliance with regulations.


Full-time, Part-time and PRN positions

Day, Evening and Night shifts available

8, 10 and 12-hour shifts available

Weekends available, days and nights, flexible hours

Nurse may attend school with client

Keywords: Universal Pediatrics, Inc., Waterloo , LPN / RN - Home Health - up to $10k signing bonus, Healthcare , Waterloo, Iowa

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