EVS Department. Full-time position (40 hours per week). Scheduled 3:00 pm to 11:30 pm five days per week Sunday through Saturday. 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.
Harlan Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position. Works Monday through Friday 6:45 am to 2:00 pm; Saturday rotation. 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. 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.
Patient Access Department. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works Tuesday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm in the Avoca Rural Health Clinic. Maintains and updates computer scheduling files. Must be congenial and polite at all times in person and over the phone. 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.
Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position (36 hours per week). Works four days Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 5:00 pm. Includes Saturday rotation. The medical home health coach (MHHC) supports the patient-centered medical home (PCMH) by working with patients, families, providers, other providers, and staff to promote timely access to needed care, providing daily continuity of care coordination and coaching patients, families, and caregivers to understand the patient’s care plan and self-care management responsibilities. 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. 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 the results of these. 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.
Earling Rural Health Clinic. Full-time position. Works four days per week: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm; Tuesday 8:00 am to 8:00 pm. 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 medial 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. Must either be certified in CPR or obtain certification during the first three months of employment.
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 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 one year of 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.
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.
Part-time position (24 hours per week). Days/hours vary. Flexible schedule. Serves as a liaison between the Hospital, Clinics, Information System team, Business Office, and EHR (electronic health record) provider to communicate user needs and facilitate system modifications to meet user needs. Works with the University of Iowa analyst assigned to Myrtue. Coordinates and leads technical planning and delivery of clinical and business system upgrades, deployment of new technology and system upgrades. Functions in a team role, in collaboration with the multidisciplinary direct patient care teams, Business Office, and clinical systems super users. Develops and implements training pertaining to the staff use of clinical and business systems. Participates as an active and integral member of the informatics team and maintains the established standards of care through clinical systems improvement activities and staff education. Will examine current processes and protocols and compare to best practice standards, identify areas that require improvement and recommend priorities based on HIPAA and governmental guidelines and quantify, plan and implement process improvement projects. Two to three years of professional systems analyst experience strongly desired. Minimum of two years of experience with a healthcare application in IT, clinical, revenue cycle or business office setting is preferred. Epic certification preferred. Strong problem and issue resolution experience. Experience with data analysis, data management associated with systems evaluation, research and analysis tools required. Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills necessary to work with all levels of management, administrative, hospital and vendor staff. Initiative to carry out the work tasks assigned without constant direction. Ability to set priorities, organize and coordinate work efficiently, and establish good personal relations with other works and the public is essential. College degree in information science, data analytics or equivalent work experience.
Three positions available: 1) One full-time position (36 hours per week) (15% night shift differential for full-time position); works 12-hour night shifts 7:00 pm to 7:00 am; 2) two part-time positions (24 hours per week); works 12-hour night shifts 7:00 pm to 7:00 am. All positions include weekend rotation. Assists the professional nursing staff in providing quality patient care. Is responsible for performing a variety of patient care activities including, but not limited to ADLs, assessments, documentation, etc and related health care functions under the direct supervision of an RN or LPN. Reports to the Medical/Surgical Nurse Manager. No experience required. Completion of an approved 75-hour Nursing Assistant course and/or successful completion of Nursing Assistant Certification written and skills test or completion of one year of an approved practical nurse program or professional nurse program required.
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.