Registered Nurses

Medical/Surgical Department

Two on-call positions.  Schedule varies.  Utilizes the nursing process to provide and direct quality patient care in various settings:  Medical-Surgical., 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, documentation, and reassessments.  Provides and documents patient/family education.  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.

Create and Maintain Your Mental Wellness

Mental HealthOne in five adults in the U.S. will experience a mental illness in a given year and around one in five teenagers will experience a severe mental health disorder at some point during their lifetime, according to Psychology Today.

May is Mental Health Month and brings awareness to the importance of mental health for people of all ages and break the stigma. Myrtue Medical Center’s theme for 2019’s Mental Health Month is Thriving, meaning that health is about your overall well being.

Myrtue Medical Center suggests eating a healthy diet full of nutritious foods, getting a good amount of sleep every night, exercising enough, and hydrating well because all of these affect our overall well being. Our mind and body are one unit and we need to take care of both equally in order for our mental health to remain stable and thrive. If you are looking for behavioral health and mental health treatment center, Myrtue Medical Center are the experts in spotting mental health symptoms and coping mechanisms like suicide prevention, diagnosing anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, helping PTSD, OCD, substance abuse treatment, stress, and more.

In order to change your mental health, you have to start by changing your habits. Myrtue Medical Center encourages everyone to focus on improving a few aspects of their daily routine in order to improve their mental wellness. Some of these include:

  • Get 8 hours of sleep every night
  • Eat 2-3 healthy well-balanced meals each day
  • Drink half your body weight in ounces of water every day
  • Avoid sugar, processed foods, greasy fried foods, and saturated fats
  • Exercise at least 30-minutes a day
  • Avoid toxic thoughts, people and conversations
  • Take some time for yourself every day
  • Learn how to manage stress and avoid stressful situations
  • Practice meditations daily
  • Visit your doctor regularly for routine health screenings

Myrtue Medical Center provides high-quality, cost-effective health care services to improve the well-being of the people it serves. Small changes over time add up and will improve your well being and mental health. Call Myrtue Medical Center at 833-662-2273 to schedule an appointment or visit our website to learn more.

 

Education Certification Instructor

Education Department

On-call position.  Schedule varies; works evenings and weekends as needed.  Plans, coordinates, instructs, and evaluates all classes that he/she teaches for Myrtue Medical Center.  Responsible for teaching PALS and ACLS.  Classes include, but are not limited to healthcare provider and heart saver BLS.  Ensures course content follows the most current American Heart Association guidelines.  Provides instruction regarding precourse planning, organization, and physical setup to facilitate optimal learning.  Demonstrates teaching techniques to meet the learning needs of a variety of participants.  Keeps accurate records of attendance, participant information, tuition, and other statistics as requested.  At least five years teaching experience as CPR instructor preferred.  Current American Heart Association course completion card for the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers Instructor course is required at a minimum.