Director of Nursing (DON)

Care Initiatives is now hiring a Director of Nursing (DON) at La Porte City Specialty Care to lead our clinical team at our reputable, lodge-like facility within a reasonable commute of both Cedar Rapids and Waterloo. This reputable skilled nursing facility recently received deficiency-free annual survey!

We provide compassionate transitional health care to Iowans at all walks of life and are committed to providing dignified and custom care for almost any need. As the largest single operator of quality Skilled Nursing and Intermediate Care in Iowa and as a non-profit organization we’re committed to excellence and being an industry leader in services, tools, and support provided. Our earnings are reinvested in our nursing homes and teams in the form of improvements, new facilities, high-quality staff, and new care programs.

Care Initiatives is proud to have reinvested millions of dollars into the communities we are honored to serve!

Tools / Support:

* Robust wound care training / program
* Assigned Recruiter to your location to help source / hire
* New senior management team including in-house General Counsel
* Enhanced regional on-site support teams (Operations, Clinical, Finance, HR, MDS, Business Development, Dietitian, & more)
* Centralized Intake program
* Partnership with Physicians Group
* New technology / systems that promote efficiencies and information sharing
* PCC is our Electronic Health Record
* Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) Members: Resources, Training, Tools


* Current registration and licensure in the state of Iowa as an RN. Must be in good standing with the Board of Nursing.
* Current, valid CPR certification.
* Prior ADON, Nurse Manager or DON experience preferred

We are proud to provide excellent benefits to our team members!

* Three different great medical plan choices!
* HSA and FSA Programs
* Two different dental coverage plan options
* Vision
* Retirement 403(b) Savings Plan with company match!
* Basic Life and AD&D, Voluntary Life AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
* Voluntary Critical illness and Accident Coverage Plans
* Doctor on Demand, discounts on gym memberships, fitness equipment, ID Theft Protection, Be Well 24/7
* Discount Programs on Verizon Wireless and hotel, theme park tickets, electronics, appliances, apparel, and more!
* LPN& RN Tuition Assistance Program
* LPN&RN Board Funding
* Student Loan Reimbursement
* Continuing Education (CE)
* Online Training
* Advancement & Transfer Opportunities
* CNA Training Reimbursement
* Employee Referral Bonus
* Uniforms
* Veteran’s Day Pay for Veterans
* Dayforce Wallet- On-Demand Pay- access your pay as soon as it is earned!

EOE / AAP Veterans and Disabled

Company Info

Company Name
La Porte Specialty Care

Company URL

Contact Name
Kelly Banning or Pam Tallman




1100 US Hwy 218
La Porte City, IA 50651