Environmental Services Staff (On Call)

Environmental Services Department

On-call position. Works as needed, rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays various days Sunday through Saturday. Assumes responsibility for overall cleaning of patient rooms, work areas and public areas according to standards of the hospital. May be required to sort and/or transport laundry. Successful completion of the work on a regular basis would result in a clean, safe and attractive environment which is conducive to the recovery of ill patients and contributes positively to staff morale and the public relations of the hospital. Training and experience not required. Hospital will provide on-the-job training. Must know how to use common house cleaning devices to keep areas clean. Must know how to care for equipment, how to measure cleaning solutions, and be alert to hazards. Completion of high school or equivalent preferred.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Behavioral Health. Full-time (40 hours/week) position. Monday-Friday; Flexible scheduling

The Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner  is responsible for providing medication evaluations as needed, prescription medication checks and review as needed, and consultation with other mental health center staff as needed. She/he will evaluate and prescribe appropriate medications based on all aspects of client including age, mental health/addiction disorder, health condition and response to medication. Practitioner will complete prescriptions accurately both electronically and handwritten. Practitioner is responsible for outpatient services as needed, emergency services as needed, evaluation services as necessary, consultation and education. He/she shall consult with psychiatrists on staff on cases that may require additional review. The Practitioner is responsible for ordering laboratory and other diagnostic studies as necessary to safely prescribe and monitor medications and shall consult with the client’s family physician and other treating physicians as necessary to provide a coordinated service. She/he is responsible for undertaking individual psychotherapy, marital therapy, family and group counseling, play therapy and other therapy techniques within the scope of the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner’s training. He/she is responsible for undertaking inpatient consultations as requested by physicians at Myrtue Medical Center and other hospitals within the catchment area.   

Five years experience preferred.

Hold Master of Science degree in psychiatric nursing or its equivalent, with certification as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner in the area of psychiatric nursing. Hold a current Iowa license to practice as an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner and to prescribe medications. Hold federal and state DEA certificates as necessary to prescribe medication. Maintain staff privileges at Myrtue Medical Center and any other hospitals necessary within the catchment area.

Mental Health School-Based Therapist (Grades 6-8)

Behavioral Health Department. Full-time (40 hrs/week) position. Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

The Mental Health School-based Therapist (Grade 6-8) will be assigned to the Harlan Community School District and its buildings. This position is responsible for providing a comprehensive array of clinical services, including but not limited to assessment, individual and family therapy for students 6th through 8th grade. The Mental Health School-based Therapist  serves as an active participant in all clinical programs of the department and is responsible for providing a comprehensive array of clinical services delivered at the school including but not limited to; behavioral health evaluation, assessment,  individual and family therapy, behavioral health crisis assessment, consultation and education. The right candidate will have a heart for children with some training in play therapy and TFCBT.

Experience equivalent to two years and field experience in a similar setting during educational process. Eligible to be licensed in the state of Iowa to practice as an LMHC, LISW or MFT.

A Masters degree in Human Service field such as Counseling, Social Work or other mental health related field.   

Behavioral Health Associate

Behavioral Health Department. Full-time (40 hours/week) position. Monday-Friday.

We are looking for someone who shares our passion for patient recovery. If you are interested in an opportunity to help others in their recovery process, please submit your application. The Behavioral Health Associate performs a variety of patient care and departmental activities directly related to the Community Support Services (CSS) programs which include but are not limited to: client assessments; facilitating behavioral health groups; direct service provider for various programs including but not limited to: BHIS (Behavioral Health Intervention Services), IPR (Intensive Psychiatric Rehabilitation), and SCL (Supportive Community Living); provides on-call services in rotation with other Behavioral Health Practitioners; documentation; data entry; case management; provides support to Behavioral Health Operations Coordinator,  Behavioral Health Director and Practitioners.

Previous Human Service(s) experience required.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Services (Psychology, Sociology, Counseling, Social Work, Criminal Justice, etc.) with preferable one year Human Services experience or Associates degree and four years direct Human Services experience.

Patient Care Specialist

Behavioral Health Department. Part-time (20 hours/week) position. Tuesday (8 am-12 pm), Wednesday (8 am – 5 pm), Friday; (8 am – 4 pm)

The Behavioral Health Patient Care Specialist (PCS) is of prime importance in helping the behavioral health medical provider respond successfully to the increasing demands for his/her services. He/she is the essential link between the behavioral health medical provider and his/her clients, as well as other professional associates. She/he delivers client care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. The Behavioral Health PCS assists in the client teaching activities and maintains the standards of a professional PCS. The PCS also assists with the overall operations of the Behavioral Health Department. The PCS will be responsible for communication and negotiation with various insurance companies for pre-authorizations purposes. He/she assists the office staff when needed to ensure the continuity of the business functions.

Behavioral Health experience is preferred.

High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of medical assistant training, possessing certification preferred. Medical Assistant are required to receive 13 CEUs per year or a total of 65/5 years within 6 months of hire.

Environmental Services – Part-time

Environmental Services. Part-time (24 hours/week) position. Three days/week; 5:30 am – 2:00 pm. Rotating weekends/holidays.

Assumes responsibility for overall cleaning of patient rooms, work areas and public areas according to standards of the hospital. He/she may be required to sort and/or transport laundry. Successful completion of the work on a regular basis would result in a clean, safe and attractive environment which is conducive to the recovery of ill patients and contributes positively to staff morale and the public relations of the hospital.

Training and experience not required. Hospital will do on-the-job training.

Completion of high school or equivalent preferred.

Registered Nurse – Home Health

Home Health. Full-time (36 hours/week) position. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; 8:00 am – 5:30 pm; Rotate call

The RN utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care. The RN provides leadership when working with team members in maintaining standards of professional nursing practice. The RN participates with the interdisciplinary team to develop the plan of care and supports Home Health and hospice philosophies in caring for clients. The RN promotes health and wellness through education, clinical practice and home care for the ill and disabled.

Experience in acute care setting, home health, or hospice preferred. OASIS knowledge beneficial, knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid rules/regulations.

Graduate from an approved professional Nursing Program. Certification in Basic Life Support is required.