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.   

Environmental Services – Part-time

Environmental Services. Two part-time (24 hours/week) positions. Works 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.

RN – Emergency

Emergency Department. Part-time (20 hours/week) position. Every third weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) 7:00 p.m.-7:00 a.m.; Monday-Thursday – 7:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care. He/she directs and provides patient/family teaching. The RN provides leadership when working with health team members in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting.

Previous ER or Med/Surg experience required. Current Iowa license. Graduate from an approved professional Nursing Program  BLS and ACLS required.  TNCC preferred.  PALS preferred.  NRB preferred. Takes responsibility for pursuit of continuing education.

Lifeguard (Multiple Positions)

Petersen Family Wellness Center. On-call position; Evenings/Nights/Weekends.

Responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of those using the Petersen Family Wellness Center/Lewis Family Aquatic Center. Prevent and respond to emergencies. Enforce rules and regulations of the Aquatic Center. Current Lifeguard Certification required. The next certification class will be held in Fall 2020.