Career Opportunities


Position: Public Health Nurse

Service Section: Family & Community Health

Salary Range: $53,000-63,000, DOQ

Highlighted Benefits: Iowa Public Employees Retirement System (IPERS), health insurance, flexible benefits, paid vacation and holidays, personal leave, and Employee Assistance Program (EAP).

Position Description: 

We are looking for a Registered Nurse to join our home health care team.  You will interact with patients and families in their homes and have the opportunity see firsthand how your care improves the lives of your patients.  We see patients with a variety of needs including acute rehab needs, patients with chronic conditions who need support to live independently, and patients with mental health needs.

The ideal nurse will have strong assessment skills and be self-driven.  A professional and friendly attitude, as well as effective communication skills are key to becoming successful in this role.

Job benefits include competitive salary, paid health insurance, wellness program, vacation, separate personal leave for illness, IPERS, and daytime hours with minimal on call time.


Registered Nurse Responsibilities:

  • Assess patient’s condition during every visit and chart your observations.
  • Perform evaluation tasks, including vital signs and medication review.
  • Administer medication as prescribed by the patient’s physician.
  • Dress or redress open wounds and assess progress of healing.
  • Educate patients and their families on proper home health care strategies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Physicians, Home Care Aides, and anyone else involved in the patient’s care plan.
  • Listen to the patient and respond to concerns or requests.


Registered Nurse Requirements:

  • Current Iowa licensure as a registered nurse in good standing.
  • American Heart Association BLS/CPR.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, families, physicians, and other health care team members.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Professional, friendly attitude.
  • At least 3 years of nursing experience; experience in home health care is preferred.
  • Flexibility and good time management skills.


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