UnityPoint Health LPN - Younker Rehabilitation in Des Moines, Iowa

Younker Rehabilitation is a 23-bed Acute Rehabilitation Facility – a Rehabilitation hospital within Iowa Methodist Medical Center. Younker Rehabilitation is committed to helping patients improve their ability to function and become as independent as possible and return to community living. We specialize in spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, limb loss, and complex medical condition rehabilitation.

Recognized as a valuable member of the Rehabilitation team, the LPN practices under the supervision of the Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and assists patients in adapting to an altered lifestyle, while providing a therapeutic environment for patients and their families. Actions are team oriented to successfully provided patient/family care and high level of satisfaction, through evidence- based practice. Maintains a practice environment that reflects the ANA Code for Nurses, Philosophy of Nursing at UnityPoint Health with in the structure of the Professional Nurse Practice Model and in collaboration with other care givers.

Minimum Requirements

Identify items that are minimally required to perform the essential functions of this position.

Preferred or Specialized

Not required to perform the essential functions of the position.


Graduate of accredited nursing program.


Experience in skilled nursing, long term care or acute rehabilitation.


Current licensure in good standing to practice as a Licensed Practical Nurse in Iowa.

Must possess and maintain current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification or obtain certification within three (3) months from date of hire.

Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.


Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Multicultural sensitivity.

Microsoft Office – basic computer skills.

Customer/patient focused.

Critical thinking skills using independent judgment in making decisions.

Requisition ID: 2017-34940

Street: 1200 Pleasant St

Name: 3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines

Posting Minimum: USD $16.39/Hr.

Name: Younker Rehab- Meth

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.4

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Days with every other weekend

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