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ChildServe Certified Nursing Assistant - Full Time - Weekdays - Pediatric Long Term Care in Johnston, Iowa

Certified Nursing Assistant - Full Time - Weekdays - Pediatric Long Term Care

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



We have an opportunity for a full time Certified Nursing Assistant to provide daily care to children according to their care plan and clinical practice leaving them looking their best. You will work as part of a team to assist in great life activities, ensuring that observed changes in a child’s demeanor and condition are reported to their nurse.

When You'll WorkThree 12 hour shifts, 6am - 6:30pm, weekdays will vary, and 1 weekend/month

What You'll Do

  • Within their scope of practice, meets the daily care needs of children in their care according to the child’s care plan, family preference and established clinical practice.

  • Responsible for ensuring children are ready on time for their scheduled activities.

  • Responsible for providing care gently, respectfully, honoring each child's privacy.

  • Responsible for ensuring children look their very best: clean, well groomed, coordinated clothing in good repair.

  • Reports all observed changes in a child’s demeanor and condition to the assigned nurse or supervisor.

  • Maintains accurate, completed, and timely records as defined by standards of practice and ChildServe policies and procedures.

  • Communicates effectively, respectfully, and professionally with children, physicians, families, school personnel, ChildServe staff, and others to assure assigned child’s care needs are assessed, communicated, and met. Communication style establishes and maintains positive relationships.

  • Responsible for staying current with all unit and ChildServe specific information.

  • Provides daily care training to children, families, and staff as needed to help advance the skills and knowledge of all people associated with a child’s care delivery..

  • Demonstrates good stewardship of ChildServe equipment, supplies, and environment.

What You'll Need

  • Certification as a nursing assistant in the state of Iowa

  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language

Why ChildServe?

ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great life.

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 4,600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today!