Diagnostic Imaging Department. On-call position. Works various nights 7:00 pm to 7:00 am; works one holiday call per year (24 hour shift). 24 hour weekend call package per month available, if desired. Will be responsible for all x-rays and CT exams needed by the Emergency Room and Med/Surg unit during these hours. Must be professional, reliable, and able to work independently. Must be able to manage multiple exams at one time. Excellent customer service and communication skills required. CT experience preferred but not required. On-site CT training available. Must be a graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program. Must be ARRT registered and have a current Iowa Permit to Practice.
Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works 7:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Prioritizes patient appointments for medical practitioner’s schedules. Utilizes critical judgment to coordinate with practitioner and clinical staff members for patient access. 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. 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.
Medical Records Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works Monday through Friday. Oversees the RHC and hospital coding services. Responsible for the insurance denials coding and claim edit workqueues. Monitors coding staff and ensures appropriate training is provided. Maintains appropriate staffing for uncoded accounts. Is involved in the research of questions and the education of team members on changes. Responsible for the review, interpretation, coding, and abstracting of medical 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 a minimum of two years of experience in coding inpatient and/or outpatient records with the use of ICD-10-CM, CPT, and HCPCS classification systems. Rural Health Clinic coding experience a plus. Coding certification is required through AHIMA or AAPC as a RHIA, RHIT, CCS, CCS-P, CPC, CCA, and CPC-H. An incumbent shall also be considered if he/she is registry eligible or actively working toward accreditation or registration; or is currently enrolled in a certified coding program with certification to follow.
Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position. Works 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday; Saturday rotation.
The Float Nurse 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. Organizes the workload and assists the medical provider in order of priority with many interruptions. Competent within scope of practice for care of all ages of patients (infants, pediatric, adult, geriatric). Applies knowledge of illnesses, injuries and diseases, using available resources in the assessment process. Assess patient’s problems on the phone, triages calls, discusses with medical provider and returns calls. Aides in assessment of physical, psychological, and social dimensions of patients. Documents nursing intervention, patient response, effectiveness, complications, etc. Communicates information to peers, supervisor, medical providers.
No clinical experience required other than during the formal education process. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing program possessing a current Iowa Nursing license or graduate of medical assistant training – possessing certification.
Full-time; 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m.; 12 hour shifts. Starting wage: $29/hour; compensated for years of experience.
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 settings.
Completes admission assessments and documentation. Appropriate assessments/reassessments completed with documentation. Initiates and individualizes care plans on admission. Reviews care plan per policy. Keeps practitioner/charge nurse informed of change in patient condition. Organizes and anticipates patient care needs, promptly answers call lights, and responds to request promptly. Functions appropriately in emergency situations.
Current Iowa license. Graduate from an approved professional Nursing Program. 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. Takes responsibility for pursuit of continuing education.
Works Friday, Saturday, Sunday; 12-hour shifts; 36 hours per week; Five weekends on; one off (flexibility with weekend off). Holiday rotation. One-year position commitment. Weekend package at 40% pay on top of base wage.
Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care and patient/family teaching in various settings – Med/Surg, Swing Bed, OB Nursery, SCU and ER. Completes admission assessments/reassessments with appropriate documentation. Reviews care plan per policy, and initiates and individualizes care plans on admission. Keeps practitioner/charge nurse informed of change in patient condition. Organizes and anticipates patient care needs, promptly answers call lights, and responds to requests promptly. Functions appropriately in emergency situations.
Registered Nurse (RN) with one year clinical experience in Medical Surgical unit required; BSN preferred. Current Iowa RN license. 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. Takes responsibility for pursuit of continuing education.
Public Health Department. Part-time position (24 hours/three days per week). Provides coordination and supervision of the daily operations of HMS Learning for Life programming; assures adherence of the Parents as Teachers model affiliate with PAT essential requirements and IFSTAN credentialing standards; monitors quality performance goals and objectives; implements and maintains an appropriate learning environment for families and children; supervises and coaches/ trains home visiting educators through staff meetings, observation, and individual reflective supervision in collaboration with local Public Health Administrators. One of the following qualifications is required for this position: advanced degree in a health, education, or human services field; a bachelor’s degree in a health, education, or human services field and two years’ experience working with children and families; or an associate’s degree in a health, education, or human service field and four years experience working with children and families. Completion of the Parents as Teachers Foundational and Model Implementation trainings before delivering PAT services is required. Completion of BLS is required.
Environmental Services Department. Part-time position (20 hours per week). Typically works Monday through Friday 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Rotates 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.
Rural Health Clinics. 2 positions. Hours/schedule variable depending on need Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. Rotates Saturday morning shift. Is of prime importance in helping the medical provider respond successfully to the increasing demands for his/her services. 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. The Satellite Clinic Nurse performs various laboratory and radiologic procedures and is responsible for the documentation of the results of these. EPIC knowledge EMR preferred. No clinical experience as a prerequisite other than during the formal education process. Possesses the technical skills and knowledge of equipment mechanisms necessary to deliver quality patient care. Is knowledgeable of and is committed to the policies of the clinic. Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing program or a graduate of medical assistant training. Current Iowa Nursing license or Med Assistants certification required. Must either be certified in CPR or obtain certification during the first three months of employment.
Respiratory Therapy Department. Schedule varies: 6:30 am – 3:00 pm OR 6:30 am – 4:30 pm various days Sunday through Saturday. On-call hours as needed. Performs all aspects of respiratory care procedures; prepares and issues equipment; performs basic pulmonary function testing; performs ECG tests and prepares and issues suction equipment. Performs stress tests and holter monitoring. Other traits desired: ability to work under pressure, excellent communicator, strong time management skills, positive attitude, ability to be flexible/adaptable, ability to work well with others while using excellent interpersonal skills. Two to three years prior experience in hospital setting as a Respiratory Therapist preferred, but not required. Must be a graduate of an accredited school program by the (CoARC) Commission on Accreditation for Respiratory Care. Current Iowa respiratory therapy licensure required.