Registered Nurse

Medical/Surgical Department

Two full-time positions (each 36 hours per week).  Works 7:00 pm to 7:00 am and every third weekend.  Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care in various settings:  Med-Sug, 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.  Completes admission assessments and documentation.  Initiates and individualizes care plans on admission.  Keeps practitioner/charge nurse informed of change in patient condition.  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.

Immunization Nurse

Harlan Rural Health Clinic

Full-time position (36 hours per week).  Works four days per week (Monday through Thursday) 8:00 am to 5:30 pm.  Provides an adjunct nursing function to completion of patient care duties on the nursing floor.  Evaluates immunization status, provision of immunizations, completion of pre-operative testing, physicals, etc, assists in the efficient and accurate provision of patient services.  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.  Cross-trains for triage nurse.  Rotates in Saturday charge position/evening rotation.  One year previous experience in clinical position preferred.  Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing program possessing a current Iowa Nursing license.

Phone Nurse

Harlan Rural Health Clinic

Full-time position (36 hours per week).  Works 8:00 am to 5:30 pm Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.  Prioritizes patient appointments for medical practitioner’s schedule.  Utilizes critical judgment to coordinate with practitioner and clinical staff members for patient access.  Applies knowledge of illnesses, injuries, and diseases, using available resources in the assessment process.  Assesses patient’s problem on the phone, triages calls, discusses with medical practitioner/nursing staff, and returns calls.  One year previous experience in a clinical 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.

CMA/Office Assistant

Occupational Health Outreach Department

Part-time position (24 hours per week).  Works 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.  Provides office support by performing clerical and billing duties as well as performing various laboratory duties and patient care activities. Checks drug screening supplies and orders the necessary Chain of Custody forms and kits needed for drug screens and documents when completed.  Keeps companies informed of injured employees’ progress and compliance by faxing the work injury report in a timely manner.  Assists the Occupational Health Nurse in administering the Occupational Health program and services.  Maintains precise health records and other required documentation, forms, etc.  Performs venipunctures for blood analysis screenings.  Administers intramuscular, subcutaneous, and intradermal injections according to medical provider’s orders. Assures correct specimen collection and prepares specimens for testing or referral lab.  Secretarial experience of at least one year preferred.  Computer experience of at least one year is also preferred.  Must be a graduate of medical assistant training with certification.  Must either be certified in CPR or obtain certification during the first three months of employment.  Must possess valid Iowa driver’s license and maintain auto liability insurance.

ER Tech

Emergency Department

2 on-call positions.  Works 11:00 pm to 7:00 am every other Friday and Saturday night shift.  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.  Assists with direct patient care including taking vitals, recording data, relaying pertinent information, and assisting with patient care. 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.