Pod Nurse (CMA/LPN/RN)

Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm; Saturday rotation. Is of prime importance in helping the medical provider respond successfully to the increasing demands for his/her services and will practice within the scope of licensure. Is the essential link between the medical provider and his/her patients, professional associates, and equipment and medical suppliers. Delivers patient care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Assists in the patient teaching activities and maintains the standards of a professional nurse. Performs various laboratory and radiologic procedures and is responsible for the documentation of these. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing program possessing a current Iowa Nursing license or be a graduate of medical assistant training – possessing certification. Must either be certified in CPR or obtain certification during the first three months of employment.

Phone Triage Nurse (RN/LPN)

Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works four days per week: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm; Saturday rotation. Prioritizes patient appointments for medical practitioner’s schedule. Utilizes critical judgment to coordinate with practitioner and clinical staff members for patient access. Will practice within the scope of licensure. Obtains medical histories from patients/families/significant others/nursing homes/etc and triages necessity and priority of patient placement within practitioner’s schedule. Records briefly in chart or other mechanism for continuity. Applies knowledge of illnesses, injuries, and diseases, using available resources in the assessment process. Assesses patient’s problems on the phone, triages calls, discusses with medical practitioner/nursing staff, and returns calls. Aides in the assessment of physical, psychological, and social dimensions of patients. One year experience in previous clinic position preferred. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing program possessing a current Iowa Nursing license. Must either be certified in CPR or obtain certification during the first three months of employment.

Patient Access Specialist

Patient Access Department/Centralized Scheduling. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday. Schedule varies between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm. Maintains and updates computer scheduling files. Must speak clearly and be congenial and polite at all times in person and over the phone. Efficiently navigates the scheduling system and must be agile with changes. Must be familiar with policies regarding scheduling of ancillary tests and appointments, maintaining current patient information and records, and maintaining strict confidentiality. Must be familiar with admitting, discharging, insurance forms, confidentiality of patient information, and dealing with the public. High school diploma or equivalent required. Secretarial training would be an asset, but not required.

Patient Care Specialist

Behavioral Health Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday 7:45 am to 4:00/5:00 pm. Will assist the behavioral health medical provider with the delivery of client care through the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation. Assists in the client teaching activities and maintains the standards of a professional Patient Care Specialist. Assists the office staff when needed to ensure the continuity of the business functions. Behavioral health experience is preferred. CMA certificate preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license and liability insurance. High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduate of medical assistant training, possessing current certification preferred.

Maintenance Technician I (General)

Maintenance Department. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 3:30 pm. Weekends when needed; hours variable when needed. Is primarily responsible for interior maintenance of the Petersen Family Wellness Center’s building. Performs journeyman level work in the construction, repair, and maintenance of structures such as furniture, equipment, partitions, counters, doors, windows, floors, building framework, and other parts of the hospital. Installs floor coverings such as linoleum and asphalt tile. Cuts Formica and glues it to counter tops. Builds scaffolding and cement forms. May replace glass windows and worn ceiling tiles. Must be knowledgeable and skilled in the maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment, HVAC, plumbing, and electrical systems in the facility. Works according to diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications. Uses hand and power tools and precision measuring and testing instruments. May have minor responsibility for electrical equipment, HVAC, and plumbing system maintenance and repair. Maintains and restores present and new equipment and facilities with the use of paint and other protective materials. Secondary responsibility is to assist other Facilities staff members in performing duties involved in maintaining equipment, machinery, and physical structure of the hospital in good repair and working order. This includes periodic cleaning of Petersen Family Wellness Center’s property, upkeep of hospital grounds, and disposal of and deliveries in the local area. One year general experience in buildings and grounds preferred. Must know how to use common housecleaning devices, and care for equipment. Must be able to drive a vehicle. Must have high school education or equivalent and general maintenance abilities.

Registered Nurse

Emergency Department. $10,000 sign-on bonus. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works 7:00 pm to 7:00 am; works every third weekend. Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care. 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. Previous ER or Med/Surg experience required. Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program. Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Iowa. BLS and ACLS required. TNCC preferred. PALS preferred. NRB preferred.

Registered Nurse

Emergency Department. Two PRN positions. Schedule varies. Works 7:00 pm to 7:00 am. Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care. 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. Previous ER or Med/Surg experience required. Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program. Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Iowa. BLS and ACLS required. TNCC preferred. PALS preferred. NRB preferred.

ED Tech

Emergency Department. PRN position. Schedule varies according to department needs. Assists the professional nursing staff and ED medical practitioners in providing care to patients in the Emergency Department. Is responsible for performing clerical and receptionist duties and maintaining the physical environment for the area. Performs EKGs. Functions under the direct supervision of an RN. Reports to the ED Nurse Manager. Assists with direct patient care including taking vitals, recording data, relaying pertinent information, and assisting with patient care. Assists with admission, discharge, and transfers. Completion of approved 75-hour Nursing Assistant course and/or successful completion of Nursing Assistant certification written and skills tests or completion of one year of an approved practical nurse program or professional nurse program required.

Patient Financial Advocate

Revenue Cycle Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Provides service to patients concerning billing and accounting information. Processes collections and other miscellaneous accounting functions. Is responsible for all self-pay account processing. Is involved in the self-pay/early-out account process and is required to perform all general office functions as well. Must reflect a positive, well-mannered attitude in all contacts. Ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient centered care. Must be a strong advocate to ensure the patient and/or family understand their insurance coverage, access to internal and external financial assistance programs, estimated costs, payment plans, and collection policies. Knowledge and use of customer service skills preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required.

Patient Accounts Representative

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. Files all claims in a timely manner to all carriers, making sure they are accurate in every detail. Keeps abreast of all changes in insurance, Medicare, Title XIX, and PPO rules and regulations. Investigates denied claims. Assists patient/family member with questions. Researches and resubmits unpaid claims according to department standards. Makes necessary telephone calls and sends collection letters in accordance with policy. General office and insurance billing experience preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required. Medical billing training would be an asset, but not necessary. Certain certifications may be required.