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Position Posted On:
5/2/2014
Employer:
Easter Seals Iowa
Address:
401 NE 66th Avenue
Des Moines, IA  50313
Website:

Job Title:
LPN
Job Type:
Summer Employment
Schedule:
Seasonal
Hours Per Week:
to be determined
Position Start Date:
6/1/2014
Pay Rate:
unspecified
How To Apply:
submit resume
Contact Name:
Patty Gilmore  
Email:
pgilmore@eastersealsia.org
Phone:
515-309-2378
Fax:
515-289-1281
Job Description:
• Provide basic health care to campers during summer camp. • Follow appropriate medical routines including: o record keeping o disposal of medical waste o managing and safeguarding medications o utilize approved standing orders o Follow setup and administer prescribed medications. • Assist in maintaining accident/incident reports, daily health log and individual health histories. • Act as a contact person for health related questions. • Assist with health center check in and check out procedures. • Other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications:
• Licensed Practical Nurse with current and active license in the State of Iowa. • Certification in CPR (Adult and Child), First Aid and Mandatory Reporting. • Ability to demonstrate behavior consistent with positive behavior support philosophy • Desire to work with persons who have disabilities. • Ability to work consecutive weeks during the summer program • Ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to an activity; to model and enforces appropriate safety and emergency procedures. • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal formats. • Ability to bend, stoop, twist and lift • Ability to transfer or move a minimum of 80 pounds. • Ability to work non-traditional hours, including on-call overnight hours • Ability to work cooperatively with team members, campers and external customers in a professional and concerned manner. • Ability to accept supervision and guidance. • Ability to work independently.