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Registered Nurse (RN)/Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

Hillcrest Family Services

6 Positions

ID: 13427

Posted On 05/13/2022

Job Overview

Signing bonus of up to $5,000 available!

Hiring for all shifts and positions:

Full and Part Time 1st Shift (7am-3pm)

Full and Part Time 2nd Shift (3pm-11pm)

Full Time 3rd Shift (11pm-7am)

12-hour Rotations

Weekend Package

About the Organization

Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit organization that assists adults and children in need of help. Every day, Hillcrest builds confidence in hundreds of people and families. We strive to be a leading provider in supporting brain health and wellness. Were a place where compassion is commonplace. Where our passion soars and faith restores.

About the Program

The Residential Care Facility (RCF) is a residential facility for adults who have a mental health diagnosis, that provides supervision in a safe, secure, and protected environment. The RCF offers the following services:

  • 24 hour staffing and supervision
  • Mental health support
  • Medication management
  • Social and community integration
  • Physical and emotional health development
  • Daily living skills education

Your Responsibilities

As a Nurse (RN or LPN), you will collaborate with members of the Residential Care Facility's nursing and administration team as well as with physicians/ARNP's. In addition, you will:

  • Administer medications in a timely manner and document in the MAR
  • Complete documentation within the client record
  • Supervise medication aides with medication administration
  • Assess residents for changes in medical/mental status in accordance with IBON and P&P and follow up on medical/mental health concerns appropriately.
  • Obtain vitals and lab specimens, as ordered, and complete treatments for clients
  • Prepare and send paperwork for client appointments, LOAs, transfers, etc., as needed
  • Assist with admission and discharge of clients

What You Need

  • Graduate of an accredited nursing program
  • Current Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) licensure in Iowa with good standing pursuant to 655-Chapter 3
  • Proficiency in time management and EHR documentation
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

What Makes You Stand Out

  • Prior experience working with persons with mental illness and other clients typically served at a Community Mental Health Center
  • Knowledge on psychotropic medications, DSM-IV diagnosis, and co-occurring disorders

Competitive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Staff development and training
  • Additional shift differentials of up to $2.00/hour
  • Signing bonus of up to $5,000

Additional Information

The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job posting are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines. A complete list of job duties may be requested at any time during the job application process. Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks and drug screening. EEO Employer/Protected Veteran/Disabled

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Chelsea Greene

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Health Care
Human and Social Services


Dubuque, IA


First Shift
Second Shift
Third Shift
12 Hour Shift
Rotating Shift

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Full and Part Time


Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
PTO (Paid Time Off)
Paid Holidays




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About the Company

Founded in 1896, Hillcrest Family Services is a non-profit health and human services provider, accredited by the Joint Commission, that assists children, adults, and families in need of help.  In 2020, we delivered innovative, collaborative, and resourceful care to 30,648 children, adults, and families from 52 Iowa counties, 6 Illinois counties, and 4 Wisconsin counties in an effort to ensure they were safe, secure, and well.  Our nearly 400 Hillcrest team members in 30+ programs served our clients while upholding our core values - Compassion for All, Trustworthiness, Collaboration, and Community InvolvementWith primary programming and administrative offices in Dubuque, Hillcrest also operates programs in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Maquoketa, Clinton, Washington, Mt. Pleasant, Wapello, and Ottumwa.

Mission: Meeting people as they are today; Guiding them to where they want and need to be tomorrow. ~Help for today, Hope for tomorrow~