Dietary Department. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works 5:30 am to 2:00 pm OR 10:30 am to 7:00 pm. Generally works four days per week one week and five days per week next week in a pay period. Works every third weekend. Rotates holidays. Prepares, seasons, and cooks meats, fish, fowl, vegetables, and soups for regular and special patient diets, cafeteria service, and special meetings. Apportions servings and performs the other related duties regarding serving, storing, and cleaning up meal service. Keeps accurate records for meal counts and diets served in accordance with prescribed diet. Performs all functions of dietary department as indicated. Serves as the supervisor when the Dietary manager and Dietitian are absent. Helps to manage inventory of food and supplies, maintaining and rotating stock. Commercial operation food service experience is required. Must have knowledge of baking, cooking, and using kitchen machines and equipment. Must be very aware and cautious of maintaining sanitary conditions. High school diploma or equivalent required and have the ability to read clearly, communicate effectively, and be able to follow oral and written directions. Must be willing to attend sanitation and modified diet in-services held in conjunction with regular staff meetings.
Perioperative Department. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works four nine-hour shifts; 7:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday + call required. RN – Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care in the Perioperative setting. Directs and provides patient/family teaching. Provides leadership when working with health team members in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Surgical Technologist (Scrub Tech) – Performs a variety of perioperative duties with limited direct patient care during the pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative phases under the direct supervision of an RN. RN – Performs initial (pre-op admission) and ongoing follow-up assessments with complete and appropriate documentation. Develops plan of care based on nursing diagnoses. RN and/or Scrub Tech – Handles instruments, supplies, and equipment essential to the surgical procedure. Displays understanding of the procedure being performed and anticipates needs of the surgeon. RN – Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program. Must be currently licensed in the State of Iowa. Scrub Tech – Must be certified in Surgical Technology. Certification in Basic Life Support is required within 3 months of date of hire.
Medical Records Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Under general supervision, is responsible for the review, interpretation, coding, and abstracting of medial record information according to standard and current classification systems, identifies and applies appropriate diagnoses, procedural, HCPCS, and modifier codes to obtain accurate assignment for proper reimbursement and data collection in the inpatient and/or outpatient setting. Prefer one year experience in coding inpatient and/or outpatient records with the use of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS classification systems. Coding certification is preferred but not required; however candidate is expected to pursue education for certification. Candidate must get credentialed through AHIMA or AAPC as a CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CCA or CPC-H. Inpatient and ED coding experience desired.
Business Office. Full-time position (38 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Is responsible for all insurance claims processing. Is involved in the billing process and is required to perform all general office functions as well. Must reflect a positive, well-mannered attitude in all contacts. General office and insurance billing experience preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required. Certain certifications may be required.
Materials Management Department. Part-time position (16 hours per week). Works 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. Assumes responsibility for filling requisitions and delivering to the requesting department. Is responsible for unpacking, verifying, marking, and stocking materials/supplies received. Previous experience preferred but not necessary. Requires general knowledge of accurate record keeping. Requires mental recall of supplies needed and location of same. Minimum of high school education or equivalent required.
Behavioral Health Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Will be assigned to the Harlan Community School District and their buildings. Is responsible for providing a comprehensive array of clinical services, including but not limited to assessment, individual and family therapy for students 9th grade through 12th grade. 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. Experience equivalent to two years and field experience in a similar setting during educational process. Must be eligible to be licensed in the State of Iowa to practice as an Independently Licensed Mental Health Provider. A Master’s degree in a Human Service field such as Counseling, Social Work, or other mental health related field required.
Medical/Surgical Department. Full-time NIGHT SHIFT position (36 hours per week). Works 12-hour shifts 7:00 pm to 7:00 am. Receives night differential. Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care in various settings: Med/Surg, Swing Bed, OB, SCU, ER, Outpatient, and Perioperative. Directs and provides patient/family teaching. Provides leadership when working with health team members in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice in the clinical setting. Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program. Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Iowa. Certification in Basic Life Support is required within 3 months of date of hire. Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification is required within 12 months of date of hire.
Environmental Services Department. Two full-time positions (each 40 hours per week): 1) works 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday; 2) works 10:00 am to 6:00 pm OR 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday. All positions rotate weekends and holidays. 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 do 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.
Petersen Family Wellness Center. Two on-call positions available. Variable schedule Sunday through Saturday. Provides supervision, guidance, and assistance to Wellness Center participants; ensures the general appearance of the facility and equipment are clean and in good working order, and performs documentation and record keeping as required. Cleans all equipment on an “as needed” basis and keeps the general appearance of the Wellness Center clean and neat. Knowledge and use of exercise equipment preferred. PFWC will provide on-the-job training.
Utilization Review Department. On-call position. Works as needed; 6:00 am to 3:30 pm OR 7:00 am to 4:30 pm OR 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. Is responsible for coordinating each patient’s hospitalization from preadmission through discharge by assessing the medical appropriateness, quality, and cost-effectiveness in accordance with established criteria and policies. This review activity is performed in collaboration with patients, family, providers, and other professionals and my be conducted prospectively, concurrently, or retrospectively. Provides case management interventions by assessing, monitoring, evaluating options and services to provide an appropriate, individualized plan for each patient across the continuum of care. Registered Nurse with hospital experience preferred with at least two years of clinical experience; previous case management, insurance notification and Milliman Care guidelines preferred. Computer knowledge required. Must have current Iowa license. Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program.