Current Job Openings
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Our current job openings are listed below. To learn more about a job click on the job title. When ready to apply click on Apply Online. If you prefer, you can also download the paper application form and mail to the address at the top of the form. If you have questions please contact Human Resources at (641)257-4316.
Hours: Fulltime – (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) – Includes Saturday morning rotation
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under the supervision of the Clinic Director or Clinic Nurse Manager in a medical clinic setting, this employees performs any combination of duties to assist in examination and treatment of patients including adult, geriatric, and pediatric population. This employee has the responsibility of the preliminary work-up of a patient before the provider sees the patient. This employee follows the rules of confidentiality, risk management, HIPAA regulation, and safety issues pertaining to the position.
- Routine of setting up, stocking and cleaning of exam rooms and nurses station
- “Working-up” of patients including, but not limited to, Vitals; height, weight, BP, Pulse, Temperature, Respiration, and BMI. Chief Complaint according to E/M guidelines; completing a History, Front Sheet, Advanced Directive, HIPAA form, Medication Sheet, Immunization Sheet, and updating patient information at each visit
- Setting up for procedures as applicable, including, but not limited to pap and pelvics, castings, suturing and minor office surgeries.
- Assist the provider with procedures as applicable, including, but not limited to pap and pelvics, castings, suturing and office surgeries
- At any given time, perform such duties, including but not limited to injections, basic lab, ear washes, tympanograms, EKGs, and wound dressings
- Schedule procedures and tests done outside of clinic, including but not limited to x-rays, mammograms, treadmills, etc.
- Able to send prescriptions electronically
- Refer and schedule patient with other providers outside of clinic
- Keep record of nursing home patients, rounds, faxes, notes, etc.
- Clean, organize and inventory drug closets
- Be familiar of patient’s insurance information and follow rules for that plan for pre-authorizations, referrals, etc.
- As per clinic guidelines, be responsible for the authentication, preparation and submission of charting, insuring confidentiality of all records
- Graduate of an accredited nursing program or medical assistant program. Proof of licensure or certification is required.
- Previous patient contact in a medical practice preferred
- Must demonstrate effective communication skills by conveying necessary information accurately, listening effectively and asking questions when clarification is needed
- Must be able to interact with fellow employees in a way that promotes a harmonious and cooperative working environment
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Infection Prevention: Responsible for daily culture and chart reviews, perform surveillance for hospital acquired infections, present data to physicians and multidisciplinary staff members. Reviews literature and attend conferences for current evidence-based practices and recommend practice changes to managers and leadership. Educates employees and volunteers on infection control practices. Infection Control Risk Assessments (ICRA) and Permits for construction activities. Serves on Foley Committee, Safety Committee, Antibiotic Stewardship Committee and Infection Control Committee. Expected to be an active member of Regional Infection Preventionists, District B Iowa Infection Preventionists, and Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC).
Quality Improvement: Responsible for daily audits of medical records and patient care documentation. Organizes FCMC’s Quality Improvement Program and promote departmental quality studies. Coordinates HCAHPS program by sending surveys and reporting the completed results. Reports state and federal patient safety measures; present data to the Board of Trustees, Physicians and multidisciplinary staff members. Expected to be an active member of Iowa Association for Healthcare Quality (IAHQ).
Employee Health: Keeps employee records current in regards to physicals, lab tests, and vaccines, performs TB testing, administers immunizations, and coordinates annual influenza vaccine clinic. Provides counseling and testing for exposures to blood borne pathogens and needle sticks. Tracks all employee illnesses, exposures and absences for Infection Committee. Reports all employee injuries to Safety Committee.
Risk Management: Reviews facility occurrences and completes reports. Conducts root cause analyses and formulates action plans when indicated. Reports all risk and occurrence data to the Chief Nursing Officer and Board of Commissioners. Serves on the Social Media Committee
- Graduate of Accredited School of Nursing, current State license
- BSN preferred
- Optimum physical and mental health to meet the demands of the job
- Demonstrated competence in management and organizational skills
- Computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
- Ability to convey information clearly and accurately to employees, Medical Staff, Administrator, Chief Nursing Officer and Board of Trustees.
- Satisfactory clinical experience in a hospital and also a reasonable knowledge of the principles of epidemiology and Quality Improvement.
Hours: Full-time - Night Shift, includes weekend and holiday rotation
Responsible for performing diagnostic radiographic procedures on patients of all ages—newborn through geriatric.
- Graduate of an accredited program in medical radiography or radiologic sciences.
- Maintains certification with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
- Currently holds an Iowa Permit to Practice.
- Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
- Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training or obtained within three (3) months of hire.
- Excellent communication skills required.
- Ability to work independently.
- Prior CT experience preferred.
New grads are encouraged to apply!
Performs various chemical, microscopic and bacteriological tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and acts in a professional manner when performing these duties. Performs duties as assigned by the Chief Technologist.
This may include but is not limited to: direction and training of new employees or students at the bench, perform inventory of laboratory supplies and order replacements as needed, prepare work schedules, review invoices for accuracy, participate in all quality improvement studies and other projects including the evaluation of new procedures and equipment. Attends and participates in continuing education activities.
Receives written orders from providers for routine or special laboratory tests. Sets up and adjusts laboratory equipment, glassware, microscopes, slides and reagents. Maintains, calibrates and repairs equipment with accurate records of such service.
Obtains laboratory specimens from the floor, ED, clinics or nursing homes or directly from the patient, using established laboratory collection, venipuncture or capillary techniques. Performs routine phlebotomies. Obtains specimens used in drug testing and paternity collections following established protocols. Performs breath alcohol testing. Works with all age groups.
Adds reagents or solutions, and subjects specimens for processing to operations such as heating, agitating, staining, or filtering according to established procedures. Prepares slides for microscopic analysis as necessary. Observes reactions, changes of color or formation of precipitates; studies slides using microscope; or subjects treated specimens to automatic analyzing equipment to make qualitative and quantitative analyses. Must be able to correlate and interpret test results prior to confirming, verifying and releasing test results. This includes being able to recognize problems, troubleshoot, identify causes of errors and make any necessary adjustments or corrections. Should be able to do any difficult differential smears and be proficient in bacteriologic smears. Identifies and labels all specimens for analysis and retains and files them for further reference.
Posts all test findings to the appropriate laboratory reporting system for review by the pathologist or other laboratory supervisor. Also posts results of laboratory analyses to patient requisitions or report forms and files such reports. Indicates amount to be charged to patient’s account
Follows all rules and regulations as set forth in Medical Center policies and procedures maintaining patient confidentiality. May need to access any of the records maintained in the patient’s record to fulfill their job requirement.
Will access only the ‘minimum necessary’ amount of Protected Health Information (PHI) that they ‘need to know’ in order to perform their job duties. Maintains absolute confidentiality relating to all PHI handled and processed.
Is responsible on call (when applicable) to respond to all emergencies within 20 minutes of notification. On a trauma alert should attempt to be present in ED upon arrival of the patient.
Must be able to make up any normality or molarity solution needed from a stock solution. Must set up standard curves for any given test, preparing proper dilutions from stock standards to be able to check the present curve as necessary.
Medical Technologist (MT) / Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)
In general, their knowledge should be equivalent to the Chief Technologist concerning all bench work areas of the laboratory.
Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT)
Two years of college in an approved MLT program with courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, plus internship in an approved laboratory. See personnel regulations policy for additional CLIA requirements.
Must be a registered ASCP certified Medical Technician. If technologist is newly graduated from an approved school, board certification should be obtained within 6 months of hire to fulfill employment requirements. Lack of certification will result in termination.
Medical Technologist (MT) / Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)
Three years of college or equivalent with courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics, plus 1 year of training in a school of medical technology approved by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP). See personnel regulations policy for additional CLIA requirements.
Must be a registered ASCP certified Medical Technologist. If technologist is newly graduated from an approved school, board certification should be obtained within 6 months of hire to fulfill employment requirements. Lack of certification will result in termination.
Special Skills and abilities Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) & Medical Technologist (MT) / Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS)
Aptitude: Numerical ability required to calculate test results, use formulas and measure prescribed quantities of samples during testing.
Form perception required to accurately record, transcribe and compare test results.
Clerical ability required to accurately record, transcribe and compare test results. Computer knowledge is also required. Must be able to multi-task and deal with interruptions to the work flow.
Regular and reliable attendance is expected. Must be able to work flexible hours to accommodate various shifts and provide adequate coverage 24/7.
Color discrimination required to stain and interpret slides and to distinguish various shades and colors of specimens.
Interests: A preference for scientific and technical activities to perform a variety of laboratory tests, to keep abreast of the latest innovations in methods of testing, and to develop new and improved methods for conducting laboratory tests.
A preference for activities carried out according to established processes and techniques to perform laboratory tests.
Temperament: Sufficient administrative ability for the direction, control and planning activities of clinical laboratory personnel. Must be able to communicate effectively with other hospital personnel, clients, business associates and providers.
Ability to evaluate information against measurable criteria in the performance of tests.
Laboratory testing requires precise and accurate job performance carried out according to established laboratory procedures.
Physical Demands / Working Conditions / Attire and Appearance:
Work is light. Lifts and carries relatively light laboratory equipment, containers of reagents and specimens. Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds and occasionally up to 30 pounds. Reaches for, handles specimens, glassware, controls and equipment. Must be able to stand for extended periods.
Near-visual acuity required to detect color changes of specimens and stains used on specimens. Must be able to communicate clearly, have adequate hearing and have fine motor coordination skills.
Works inside. Exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens and to odorous chemicals and specimens. Needs to be able to detect and distinguish odors as related to job duties. PPE is supplied and should be used according to hospital policies.
Takes pride in appearance with good grooming and personal hygiene. Adheres to guidelines for appropriate attire including use of PPE. Shoes should be closed toed with no open holes and of durable material. Socks are required. Scrubs or lab coats can be a solid color or printed. Use of perfumes and colognes is discouraged.
Hours: Full-time or part-time
Immediate openings for Registered Nurses.
Will be trained to Medical/Surgical Department and then cross-trained to Birth Center and/or Emergency Department. 3 p.m. – 11:30 p.m and 11 p.m. – 7:30 a.m. shifts available. Must be licensed to practice in the State of Iowa. Competitive wages and excellent benefits package.
Experience Required: NO EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Hours: Full-time or part-time
Immediate openings for Registered Nurses experienced in OB.
Assesses and provides care for the OB patient during pregnancy, through their labor, their delivery and during postpartum until the patient is discharged. Provides education to the OB patient and family and care for the newborn, demonstrates good assessment skills, performs newborn testing and assists the physicians in circumcisions. The RN will work closely with the physicians in providing patient care, communication and education. The RN will help in maintaining the department and assisting with tasks related to the unit.
Experience Required: Current Iowa RN, BLS, ACLS, NRP and STABLE certifications and previous OB experience required.
Hours: Part-time or PRN
Currently accepting applications for part-time and PRN Certified Nursing Assistants. Varied shifts. Flexible schedules. Nursing students highly encouraged to apply.
- CNA Certification
- Enrollment in a Nursing Program preferred