Part Time Nurse

Do you have desire to strengthen children, families, schools and our communities?

Orchard Place seeks part time Registered Nurse to work in non-traditional inpatient psychiatric facility for children and youth ages 10-17 years.  Position works every other weekend from 3:00pm - 11:00pm.  Part time Nurse is responsible for nursing assessment, direct patient care and parental/guardian contact.

Part time Nurse:

  • Perform professional nursing care in accordance with standard nursing procedures and medical direction.
  • Provide nursing assessments within 24 hours of admission.
  • Give staff instruction and information on medication and drugs prescribed for residents.
  • Assist with maintaining and updating medical records.
  • Make rounds through all residential houses at least once per shift.

Position Requires:

  • Iowa licensure as RN
  • Pediatric and psychiatric experience
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Successful candidates must have clear background checks through the Division of Criminal Investigation and the Abuse Registries (includes child, dependent adult, sex abuse registry checks).  Must have valid driver's license and excellent driving record.


Human Resources

2116 Grand Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50312

P: 515-246-3508

F: 515-246-3599