Information Systems Department. Full-time exempt position (40 hours per week). Reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and oversees the Information system (IS) Department, systems and security, and also collaborates closely with other departments to understand requirements, needs, and preferences and will implement and support these systems accordingly. Regularly scans and evaluates the organization’s current systems to find any risks, vulnerabilities and improvement opportunities. Provides leadership in planning and managing all computer and technology related services and production support, systems and database administration, network operations, interfaces, systems maintenance and recovery, back-up, security, new system implementations, desktop support and customer services across the health system. Will lead staff in a manner that is consistent with MMC’s core values and will create an environment of trust, high performance and continuous improvement. Strong interpersonal communication skills, computer hardware assembly and maintenance, software installation, training and maintenance, computer/network equipment evaluation and acquisition skills, network installation and maintenance skills, system analysis and programming skills desirable. Three years’ experience in healthcare Information Systems management is strongly preferred, but experience in a service industry will be considered. Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, computer information systems, or related field required.
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Entry Desk Clerk
Petersen Family Wellness Center. Part-time position (26 hours per week). Works Monday and Wednesday 4:30 am to 12:30 pm; Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 4:30 am to 8:30 am. Provides supervision, guidance, and assistance in entering the Wellness Center. Assists with membership enrollment, POS, and customer service to Wellness Center participants; ensures the general appearance of the facility, entry desk, and vending area are clean and in good working order, and performs documentation and record keeping as required. Knowledge and use of exercise equipment preferred. PFWC will provide on-the-job training.
Centralized Scheduling/Patient Access Specialist
Centralized Scheduling Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Scheduled hours and days may vary. 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 is 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 general public. General office experience preferred, but not required. Must have a thorough knowledge of the switchboard and filing system, all clinic policies and procedures to clinic office, and hospital scheduling protocol. High School diploma or equivalent required. Secretarial training would be an asset, but not required.
Environmental Services Supervisor
Environmental Services Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Works various days Sunday through Saturday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm; flexibility needed; rotates weekends. Assumes responsibility for supervising the overall cleaning of patient rooms, work areas and public areas according to standards of the hospital; as well as oversees supervision of the laundry area. Responsible to ensure successful completion of the work on a regular basis to 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. Two to three years of housekeeping experience preferred. At least one year of management or supervisor experience preferred. Must know how to use common house cleaning devices and be able to operate cleaning equipment. Must be knowledgeable of proper cleaning solutions, be alert to hazards and safety. Completion of high school or equivalent preferred.
Laboratory Department. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works Sunday-Saturday four 9-hour shifts between 6:00 am and 8:00 pm. Performs various waived or moderate complexity testing in hematology, coagulation, chemistry, microbiology, blood banking, immunology, and urinalysis. Receives or obtains specimens for laboratory analysis and prepares specimens for reference laboratory. Responsible for specimen processing, test performance, and reporting of results. Assists in the clerical duties of the lab and assists the medical technologists. Completion of high school or equivalent preferred and documentation of training appropriate for the testing performed prior to analyzing patient specimens. Basic computer knowledge preferred.
Summer Intern – Registered Nurse
Medical/Surgical Department. Paid internship. Full-time position (36 hours per week) for 8 weeks. Works 12-hour shifts; rotating shifts. The Nursing Intern is for students currently enrolled in an accredited RN program who have completed a Fundamentals of Nursing or Med Surg course. The Nursing Intern observes clinical procedures and provides patient care for assigned patients under the direction and supervision of the Registered Nurse, not to exceed the duties of unlicensed assistive personnel. Provides support to other health care team members. May perform technical tasks per unit competency validation. However, Nursing Interns are restricted from performing any licensed tasks. Must be currently enrolled in a Registered Nurse program. Must possess technical skills and knowledge of equipment mechanisms necessary to deliver quality nursing care. Certification in Basic Life Support required.
Pod Nurse (CMA/LPN/RN)
Harlan Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works four days 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 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.
Emergency Department. One part-time position (16-20 hours per week). Works every third weekend (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) 11:00am to 11:00pm OR 11:00pm to 7:00am. Two on-call positions (12 hours per week); schedule varies – works 7:00am to 7:00pm OR 7:00pm to 7:00am. 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 Manger. 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.
Diagnostic Imaging Department. One full-time position (36 hours per week). $10,000 sign-on bonus. Works 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. Shares in department on-call and holiday schedule rotation. Assumes responsibility for completing ordered imaging exams for outpatients, patients in the Emergency Room, and Medical/Surgical unit. Must be professional, reliable, and able to work independently. Must be able to manage multiple tasks at one time. Excellent customer service and communication skills required. CT experience preferred but not required. Will cross-train in CT upon hire. Must be a graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program. Must be ARRT registered and have a current Iowa Permit to Practice.
Environmental Services Staff
Environmental Services Department. Three full-time positions (40 hours per week), one on-call position, one temporary on-call position. One full-time position works Monday through Friday 4:30 am to 1:00 pm (days), two full-time positions work Monday through Friday 2:00 pm to 10:30 pm (evenings). All positions rotate weekends/holidays. On-call position with additional hours available in the summer (up to 24 hours). Week days works 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm; weekends works 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Temporary on-call position works Monday through Friday three hours per day 4:00 pm or later. Temporary position will last approximately eight weeks beginning February 20. 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.