Nursing Supervisor

Nursing Administration Department

Full-time position (36 hours per week).  Works various days Sunday through Saturday 12-hour shifts (7:00 pm to 7:00 am).  Works every third weekend.  Manages nursing activities in the delivery of quality, cost-effective patient care.  Directs, coordinates, and participates in the delivery of patient care.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, staff performance appraisals, staff and scheduling, quality improvement, achievement of departmental goals, and membership on Nurse Management Council.  Maintains knowledge and compliance with regulatory agencies and standards/safety goals.  Maintains effective communication/relationships with medical practitioners, medical director, and nursing leader. At least two years of clinical experience in the Emergency Department as well as the Medical/Surgical area required.  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 and Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.

Case Manager

Utilization Review Department

Part-time position (16 hours per week).  Works various days Monday through Friday as needed.  Hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, or 6:00 am to 2:30 pm.  Is responsible for facilitating the patient’s hospitalization from pre-admission through discharge.  Coordinates with physicians, nurses, social workers, and other health team members to expedite medically appropriate, cost-effective care.  Applies clinical expertise and medical appropriateness criteria to resource utilization and discharge planning.  Will provide case management intervention by assessing, monitoring, evaluating options and services to effect appropriate, individualized plan for the patient across the continuum of care.  Must be a Registered Nurse with five years experience in clinical nursing; previous utilization review and case management experience preferred.  Computer knowledge required.  Must be currently licensed in the State of Iowa as a Registered Nurse.  Must be a graduate of an approved Professional Nursing program.

Environmental Services Staff

Environmental Services Department

On-call position.  Days/hours vary according to department needs.  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.  Thoroughly cleans assigned areas in a timely manner by applying cleaning techniques effectively.  Training and experience not required.  Hospital will provide 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.