BLACK HAWK COUNTY LPN in WATERLOO, Iowa

Job SummaryUnder general supervision of a Registered Nurse; is responsible for work of average difficulty involving routine nursing care; supervises a small number of Nursing Assistants; performs related work as required. Job Responsibilities-Must be capable of regular and predictable attendance at a specified location in order to perform assigned tasks. -Must be able to work overtime hours and week-ends.-Direct the work of nursing assistants-Administers medication, injections, and routine treatments -Makes staff assignments-Provides assessment, treatment and evaluation of resident's care; utilizing accepted Nursing Standards of Practice.-Accepts doctor's orders for residents and notifies administrative supervisor of any significant change in resident's condition -Assists with general health care of residents -Observes and record signs and symptoms of changes in resident's condition or behavior; with report to primary or consulting physicians when necessary-Inspects rooms. -Other duties may be assigned Minimum Required Qualifications-Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school;-Must possess current license as a Licensed Practical Nurse, valid in the State of Iowa; 15 continuing education units annually. -Minimum of six months practical nursing or CMA experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.-CPR CertifiedKnowledge, Skills & Abilities --Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a professional demeanor.-Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. -Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals.-Add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.-Calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume and the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. This Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetics, and protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.