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LPN Staff nurse

Are you a compassionate professional excited about supporting and advocating for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities?

Your future starts here!

About the job: Area Residential Care is excited to offer a newly created full- or part-time opportunity for a dedicated nurse that wants to make a difference in the lives of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities! You will support our individuals by overseeing their medical care, developing a knowledge of applicable regulations and agency policies, and building positive relationships with families/guardians and fellow employees.

Wage: $22.32 - $23.69 / Hour

Job Type: Full or Part Time

Schedule: First Shift, Monday-Friday (Flexible Times)

Location: Multiple Locations (Headquartered at 3355 Kennedy Circle, Dubuque, IA 52002)

Benefits: (If Full-Time)

  • Retirement Savings Plan (401k Match up to 5%)

  • Dental, vision, and medical insurance

  • Life Insurance (Paid by employer)

  • Health savings account

  • Disability Leave

  • 4.64 hours of accrued PTO every 2 weeks in first 5 years of employment

  • Free employee assistance programs (stress, financial, legal, caregiving, substance abuse, professional development)

  • Referral Program


  • RN/LPN currently licensed to practice in Iowa

  • Requires excellent verbal, written and computer skills and strong organizational skills

  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team

  • Must develop positive, cooperative relationships with agency staff, medical staff, and individuals’ parents/guardians.

  • Ability to lift 20 lbs and occasional lift up to 50 pounds

  • Requires a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets agency authorized driver criteria

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft 365 (Word, Excel, etc..)

  • Qualified candidates must present a valid driver’s license and possess a driving record that meets agency authorized driver criteria.

The successful candidate is required to successfully pass a background check and complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen as a condition of employment. In accordance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services mandate, candidates for employment must provide evidence of their first COVID-19 vaccine prior to the start of employment, or successfully request a medical or religious exemption to this requirement. The second vaccine is required within 30 days unless exempted.

Why Area Residential Care? We are a private non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that every individual has the opportunity to live, work, and participate in a supportive and accessible community. Join a team of employees that are passionate about the work we do and the individuals we support! We offer a range of benefits including health and dental insurance, life insurance, retirement savings plans, vision coverage, and paid time off.

Area Residential Care provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, familial status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

COVID-19 considerations: We require masks for anyone not vaccinated.

Location: 3355 Kennedy Circle, Dubuque, IA 52002.


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