Food Service Worker

Dietary Department

Part-time position (24 hours per week).  Works 6:00 am to 2:30 pm OR 10:00 am to 6:30 pm three days per week (may work extra days as needed).  Works every other weekend.  Rotates holidays.  Performs a variety of food service tasks to ensure deliverance of meals/food for patients, cafeteria, and special meetings throughout the health system.  Adheres to the mission of Myrtue Medical Center in all aspects of job performance.  One year of food service experience is desirable, but not required.  Must have general knowledge of cooking and using kitchen machines and equipment.  Completion of high school or equivalent required.

Myrtue Medical Center Named “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know” Three Years in a Row

Top 62Becker’s Hospital Review recently recognized Myrtue Medical Center as one of its “62 Critical Access Hospitals to Know.” This is the third year Becker’s has published a list recognizing outstanding critical access hospitals from more than 1,300 critical access hospitals in the nation. Myrtue Medical Center received the honor all three years.

The hospitals included on this list serve a variety of regions across the United States. Due to their predominantly rural locations, these organizations play a crucial role in the health and well-being of their respective communities.
Becker’s selected the 62 outstanding critical access hospitals based on rankings and awards from respected organizations, including iVantage Health Analytics, Healthgrades, the National Rural Health Association, Truven Health Analytics, Women’s Choice Award, the Leapfrog Group and Medicare star ratings. The team also considered the hospital’s community impact and reputation for innovation. Myrtue Medical Center was also recognized in 2017 as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital for the past 6 years by iVantage Health Analytics and Hospice Honors for the past 2 years by Delta-Analytics.
“I am proud to be part of this healthcare community that gives quality, personal care. I’ve always felt the care we give to patients is exceptional, and it is nice to to be recognized for our positive outcomes and quality measures,” stated Dr. David Bendorf, General Surgeon at Myrtue Medical Center.

Certified Nurses Assistant

Medical/Surgical Department

Full-time position (40 hours per week).  Works 7:00 am to 3:00 pm five days Sunday through Saturday.  Works every other weekend.  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, ADL’s, assessments, documentation, etc and related health care functions under the direct supervision of an RN or LPN.  Assists with direct patient care including taking vitals, recording data, relaying pertinent information, and assisting with patient hygiene and personal care.  Assists with ambulation 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.

ER Tech

Emergency Department

Two on-call positions.  Schedule varies.  Possible shifts include 9:00 am to 9:00 pm; 11:00 am to 11:00 pm; or 11:00 pm to 7:00 am various days Sunday through Saturday. 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.  Assists with direct patient care including taking vitals, recording data, and relaying pertinent information.  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.

Fitness Instructor

Petersen Family Wellness Center

On-call position.  Works various hours.  Provides qualified instruction of safe and effective exercise to all participants of the general healthy public, offers exercise modification to fit individual needs of participants, and helps foster a commitment to fitness as a lifelong goal.  Teaching experience or experience at being in front of people, or some type of leadership skills preferred.  Background in exercise or an interest in exercise, and hold a certification for some type of class teaching preferred.

Lifeguard

Petersen Family Wellness Center

On-call position.  Works various hours Sunday through Saturday as needed. Responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of those using the Petersen Family Wellness Center Aquatic Center.  Prevents and responds to emergencies.  Enforces rules and regulations of the Aquatic Center.  Knowledge and use of exercise equipment preferred.  Current Lifeguard Certification required.

Administrative Nursing Professional Assistant

Nursing Administration Department

Part-time position (24 hours per week).  Works various days Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.  Performs secretarial support for the nursing service and other departments of the hospital as assigned.  Maintains accurate, complete nursing files, records, and manuals.  Is competent in computer functions.  Prioritizes job responsibilities and is able to multi-task.  Completes duties independently and in a timely manner.  Secretarial experience of at least one year is required with preference given to experience in the business office and medical-related fields.  Computer experience of at least one year is also preferred.  Minimum of a high school education or equivalent is required.

Lifeguard

Petersen Family Wellness Center

On-call position.  Schedule varies.  Works various hours as needed Sunday through Saturday.  Responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of those using the Petersen Family Wellness Center/Lewis Family Aquatic Center.  Prevents and responds to emergencies. Enforces rules and regulations of the Aquatic Center.  Maintains constant surveillance of patrons in the Aquatic Center.  Knowledge and use of exercise equipment preferred. Current Lifeguard certification required.

Myrtue Medical Center Welcomes Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner

Nicole Thomas

Myrtue Medical Center announced the addition of Nicole Thomas, MSN, MHed., ARNP, PMHNP-BC,  a Behavioral Health Nurse Practitioner.  Nicole will join Myrtue on July 31, 2017.

Nicole Thomas received her Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree and her Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Allen College. For the past three years, Nicole has worked as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner at Plains Area Mental Health Center. In addition, Nicole worked as a registered nurse in the Mental Health Unit for Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, IA.  Nicole’s hours at Behavioral Health will be Monday and Tuesday, 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. and Thursday  8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. (via Telehealth).

“I was born and raised in Le Mars, IA. I love small town living and enjoying life’s simplicities.  I have always had a devoted interest in mental health and whole body wellness.  Psychiatry is truly my passion and I feel blessed and honored to serve the individuals within Shelby County and the Myrtue Medical Center community,” said Nicole Thomas.

MMC and Behavioral Health are committed to excellence and providing the most up-to-date, evidence-based practices in the field of mental health and substance abuse. Behavioral Health offers a wide variety of services provided by highly qualified and committed staff.   “We at MMC Behavioral Health are eager to have Nicole join our expanding team.  She brings with her experience, energy, and passion for mental health and helping those in need.  Nicole is committed to providing much needed behavioral health services to rural Iowa residents.  She will not only bring enthusiasm and energy to the clinic, Nicole will also be offering extended hours at the Behavioral Health department 3 evenings a week,” said Deb Meissner, Behavioral Health Director.

Lifeguard

Petersen Family Wellness Center

Two on-call positions.  Works as needed Monday through Friday daytime hours. Responsible for the health, safety, and welfare of those using the Petersen Family Wellness Center aquatic complex.  Prevents and responds to emergencies.  Enforces rules and regulations of the Aquatic Center.  Knowledge and use of exercise equipment preferred.  Current Lifeguard certification required.

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