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.
On-call position. Works one to two shifts weekly 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm and every third weekend with hours varying between 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. Occasional holidays as scheduled. Performs a variety of food service tasks to ensure deliverance of meals/food for patients, cafeteria, and special meetings throughout the health system. Washes dishes, operates the dish machine. Sets up cafeteria for breaks and meals; serves customers; runs cash register; stocks supplies; cleans; general duties as assigned. One year of food service experience is desirable, but not required. Must have a general knowledge of cooking and using kitchen machines and equipment.
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.
Petersen Family Wellness Center
On-call position. Works various hours; evenings and weekends. Provides supervision, guidance, and assistance to Wellness Center participants; ensures the general appearance of the facility and equipment are clean and in good working order, performs documentation and record keeping as required. Is aware of proper equipment usage and operation including safety precautions and ensures that participants follow such usage and operation. Conducts basic health screens, individual fitness assessments, and body composition analyses for participants as needed. Obtains CPR certification and recertifies every two years. PFWC will provide on-the-job training.
Diagnostic Imaging Department
On-call position. Works one weekend per month plus one holiday per year. Weekend: Friday at 7:00 pm until Sunday at 7:00 pm. Weekdays: Varies according to department needs. Will be responsible for all x-ray and CT exams needed by the Emergency Department and Medical/Surgical unit during these hours. Looking for professional, reliable individual who is able to work independently. Must be able to manage multiple exams at one time. Excellent customer service and communication skills required. CT experience preferred but not required. Must be a graduate of an accredited Radiologic Technology program. Must be ARRT registered and have a current Iowa Permit to Practice.
Multiple positions. Various shifts available, days, nights, or weekends. 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. 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 an 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.
Full-time position (36 hours per week); works various days Sunday through Saturday 7:00 pm to 7:00 am. Responsible for planning, directing, supervising, and managing nursing activities in the delivery of quality, cost-effective patient care in the Med/Surg inpatient, outpatient, SNF, and SCU areas. Coordinates Med/Surg inpatient, outpatient, SNF, and SCU activities and programs with other hospital services and involved physicians. Assumes shift clinical and management responsibility for the Med/Surg areas. Responsibilities include but are not limited to polices and procedures, quality improvement/quality assurance activities, and membership in committees as assigned. Addresses day-to-day departmental concerns, utilizing critical thinking and problem-solving techniques. Enforces standards/regulations: CAH, CMS, and Safety. Completes appropriate assessments/reassessments with documentation. Provides age-appropriate care. At least one year of experience including Med/Surg and SCU preferred. Must be a graduate from an approved Professional Nursing program. Must be a Registered Nurse currently licensed in the State of Iowa. Current certification in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support for RNs required.
Environmental Services Department
On-call position. Works every fifth weekend, rotates holidays. Works 1-2 days per week 5:30 am to 2:00 pm as needed various days Sunday through Saturday. 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 moral 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.
Diagnostic Imaging Department
On-call position. Schedule varies. Works various days Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. Performs ultrasound procedures, clerical duties, and shares in departmental work. Produces consistent quality ultrasound examinations by selecting proper technical factors and using proper examination protocol. Exhibits proper positioning techniques. Performs special procedures (US guided needle biopsies with sterile technique). Demonstrates knowledge in maintenance of equipment, transducer, and disinfection equipment. Demonstrates accuracy, thoroughness, and neatness in paperwork/computer preparation for patient procedures. Experience is not required but some work experience is preferred. Must be a high school graduate with required training in ultrasound. Must be registered with the ARDMS or RDMS and RVT. Must be able to perform vascular ultrasound exams and prefer to be able to perform general ultrasound exams also.
Petersen Family Wellness Center
Multiple on-call positions available. Works various hours as needed. The Certified Wellness Exercise Instructor 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. Develops class goals, and determines what students can expect to gain from program. Class activity/choreography is well planned to ensure movement safety and sequencing. 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 preferred and must hold a certification for some type of class teaching.