Joining the Burgess Team

At Burgess Health Center, we are committed to improving the quality of life for the people and communities we serve by providing excellent healthcare and exceptional patient experiences. A key to achieving that goal is to attract and maintain healthcare workers, support staff, and volunteers who have a driving desire to care and help.

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Current Openings

Home Health/Hospice RN

Description

The Home Health/Hospice RN provides skilled nursing care to patients in their homes by assessing the patient, identifying patient problems or potential problems, developing, implementing and evaluating nursing care plans and patient care. Works in team relationships with other home health and hospice providers.

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active Iowa license for Iowa residents or an active license in a compact state in which you reside. Two years of experience as a staff nurse is preferred.

This is a full-time position.

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Med/Surg RN – Night Shift

Description

The RN on the Medical/Surgical floor is responsible for directing and providing nursing care of patients. In addition, they are responsible for assessing the needs of each patient assigned to them and the planning of the nursing care needed to meet emotional and physiological needs. This individual will utilize the nursing process and maintain accurate records in the patient’s chart and care plan.

The RN must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active Iowa license for Iowa residents or an active license in a compact state in which you reside. Must be BLS prepared and obtain ACLS and PALS within the first year of employment.

This is a full-time, night shift position.

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Home Health Aide

Description

The nursing assistant performs uncomplicated nursing services for home health/hospice patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Must have successfully completed a home health training and competency evaluation or competency evaluation. 75 hour CNA training or 75 hour homemaker/home health aide training preferred. Competency testing may also be done by Burgess Home Health/Hospice. Previous health care experience considered with additional agency competency training.

This is full-time position.

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Maintenance Mechanic

Description

The maintenance mechanic may install or help install and repair all electrical and mechanical equipment and maintain the buildings and grounds. Must be familiar with the tools used to maintain this equipment.

Must have high school education and have general maintenance abilities. Maintenance mechanic should have one (1) year general experience in maintenance work.

This is a full-time position.

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Courier

Description

The Courier is responsible for the timely pick-up/delivery of laboratory specimens and reports, for servicing physician offices in a professional manner, ensuring continued business.

High school diploma or equivalent required. Two years of driving experience with no violations also required.

This is a part-time position.

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Cook

Description

The cook is responsible for all food preparation for patients and staff, using standardized recipes. Responsible for maintaining high standards of quality in food production, portion control to eliminate waste and leftovers, sanitation, serving food and daily cleaning.

Must be able to read, write, make simple calculations and follow oral and written directions. Must have some formal or on-the-job training in quality food production. Must be able to communicate on the phone. Preferably one (1) year experience as a cook in a hospital or other healthcare facility.

This is a full-time position.

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Communications Specialist

Description

The Communications Specialist is responsible for establishing and maintaining communications while creating a favorable image to the community, general public, and staff through internal and external marketing and communication strategies. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, take routine direction, and prioritize and manage projects. Has strong interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communication skills, interconnected with excellent computer skills and aptitude, including utilizing social media and websites. Will work with service-line leaders, department managers, senior leaders, and others to create appropriate events, activities, and promotional materials to achieve the organizational and department goals and expectations. Keeps lines of communication open with staff and other managers to ensure high employee morale and a professional, healthful atmosphere.

Associates or Bachelors Degree with Curriculum in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related field strongly preferred. Experience in marketing or communications is preferred.

This is a full-time position.

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Physical Therapy Assistant – PRN

Description

The Physical Therapy Assistant assists the Physical Therapist by progressing and carrying through a patient’s plan of care by performing procedures and related tests selected and delegated by the Physical Therapist.

Must be a high school graduate and certified Physical Therapist Assistant licensed by the State of Iowa Board of Health. Must be BLS prepared. Previous Physical Therapy experience preferred

This is a PRN, scheduled as needed, position. Will work in both Onawa and Mapleton Wellness Center locations.

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Medical Laboratory Technician

Description

The MLT must be able to perform any tests available in the lab whenever they are requested by a physician. They must be proficient in the basic areas of hematology, chemistry, urinalysis, blood bank, serology, coagulation, and bacteriology, as well as demonstrate knowledge of quality control and job related clerical work. Responsible for performing any clinical Laboratory testing or procedure accurately and completing testing as quickly as possible according to the needs of the patient. Maintain all records required by various regulatory agencies, hospital and laboratory policies.

An associate degree from an accredited school is required. Prior experience as staff medical technologist is helpful but not required.

This is a full-time, night shift, position.

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Home Health/Hospice Aide – PRN

Description

The nursing assistant performs uncomplicated nursing services for home health/hospice patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.

Must have successfully completed a home health training and competency evaluation or competency evaluation. 75 hour CNA training or 75 hour homemaker/home health aide training preferred. Competency testing may also be done by Burgess Home Health/Hospice. Previous health care experience considered with additional agency competency training.

This is a PRN, scheduled as needed, position.

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Learning for Life Parent Educator

Description

This position will promote the Monona County Learning for Life Program in the county, enroll families with one or more children (ages prenatal through five years of age or kindergarten entry) into the program. After enrolled, this parent educator will provide in-home parent and child educational services to support child development, school readiness and positive parenting practices while using the Parents as Teachers National Program Curriculum. This position will provide the information, support and encouragement that parents need to help their children develop optimally during the crucial early years of life.

A four-year degree in early childhood, education, health or related field preferred. Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in early childhood or a related field acceptable. Supervision experience working with young children and/or parents is also preferred.

Parents as Teachers Foundational and Model Implementation Curriculum training within the first 90 days of employment; Mandatory Child and Adult Abuse training within the first six months of employment; Life Skills Progression training within the first six months of employment; ASQ/ASQ:SE within the first six months of employment; Family Assessment Tools training within the first two weeks of employment; First year Parent Educators are required to attend 20 hours of professional development and third year Parent Educators. Must complete National Family Support Certification Exam within one year of hire.

This is a full-time position.

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Cardiac Rehab RN/Paramedic

Description

The Cardiac Rehab RN assess, plans, implements, evaluates, and documents physical, psychosocial, educational knowledge status during exercise and relaxation training. The Cardiac Rehab RN also does all other therapeutic contacts made through participation during outpatient stages of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation for the adult population and helps physician during stress tests as needed.

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active Iowa license for Iowa residents or an active license in a compact state in which you reside. One (1) year comparable experience as a Critical Care nurse preferred. BLS certification required. Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.

This is a part-time position.

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Paramedic/EMT

Description

Performs various emergency patient care activities according to the skills and capabilities of an EMT-P according to the State Prehospital Care Legislation on the ambulance.

High school diploma required or equivalent required. Certification as an EMT-P and completion of examination by the State of Iowa required. Must be BLS and ACLS prepared.

This is a full-time position.

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PRN Surgery RN

Description

The Surgery RN is accountable for preoperative care, intra-operative care, immediate post-operative care, dismissal of all outpatient conscious sedation and local anesthesia patients. The core activities of nursing are assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation and evaluation. Will be required to take call hours as scheduled by the Director of Surgery.

Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active Iowa license for Iowa residents or an active license in a compact state in which you reside. CPR, BLS, and ACLS are required. Two years nursing experience with one year being critical care and operating room experience preferred.

This is a PRN position.

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Med/Surg RN – PRN

Description

The RN on the Medical/Surgical floor is responsible for directing and providing nursing care of patients. In addition, they are responsible for assessing the needs of each patient assigned to them and the planning of the nursing care needed to meet emotional and physiological needs. This individual will utilize the nursing process and maintain accurate records in the patient’s chart and care plan.

The RN must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active Iowa license for Iowa residents or an active license in a compact state in which you reside. Must be BLS prepared and obtain ACLS and PALS within the first year of employment.

This is a PRN, as needed, position with flexibility.

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Personal Trainer

Description

The Personal Trainer’s responsibility is to lead, educate, and motivate members of the Wellness Center. They will train clients one on one, small groups, and lead big group exercise classes. Must have a basic understanding of nutrition, metabolic syndrome, weight loss, and strength and conditioning. The personal trainer will be expected to build up his or her own clientele, and be comfortable selling personal training.

Must have post high school training, preferably exercise science courses. Must be a certified personal trainer. Will consider facilitating the certification.

This individual will be covering clients and classes at both the Onawa and Mapleton Wellness Center locations.

This is a PRN, scheduling as needed, position.

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Surgical Technologist

Description

A surgical technologist possesses expertise in the theory and application of sterile and aseptic techniques and combines the knowledge of human anatomy, surgical procedures, and implementation of tools and technologies to facilitate a physician’s performance of invasive therapeutic and diagnostic procedures. Duties of the surgical technologist will be performed in OR, OPS, CS and other areas where invasive procedures are performed. Will be responsible in taking call hours as scheduled by the Director of Surgery.

Must be a graduate of an accredited surgical technology program. Must have a current BLS certification. Knowledge of procedures and ability to apply principles and practices of surgical asepsis is required.

This is a full-time position.

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Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS)

Description

This BHIS Provider is responsible for facilitating client growth by promoting skill building in the areas including but not limited to social skills, communication skills, problem solving skills, conflict resolution skills, and interpersonal relationship skills. The BHIS Provider understands the mental health needs of the client and develops a treatment plan in a collaborative effort with the therapist who did the assessment, and if the client is continuing to receive therapy, with the therapist seeing the client. This individual is committed to working both with the individual child and with the family, and is expected to work evenings and nights as needed to accommodate the client family schedules. As appropriate, the BHIS Provider coordinates service with the Burgess Mental Health clinical treatment team. The Service Interventions are written to match client’s mental health needs. Specific services include Health and Behavior Intervention, Crisis Intervention, Skill Development and Training, and Community Psychiatric Supportive Treatment.

A Bachelors Degree is required. A field in mental health is desired, but not required. BHIS or other mental health related experience is also desired and helpful, but not required. Training will be available.

This is a full-time position.

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Med/Surg RN – Day Shift

Description

The RN on the Medical/Surgical floor is responsible for directing and providing nursing care of patients. In addition, they are responsible for assessing the needs of each patient assigned to them and the planning of the nursing care needed to meet emotional and physiological needs. This individual will utilize the nursing process and maintain accurate records in the patient’s chart and care plan.

The RN must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active Iowa license for Iowa residents or an active license in a compact state in which you reside. Must be BLS prepared and obtain ACLS and PALS within the first year of employment.

This is a full-time day position with flexibility to work occasional nights when needed.

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PRN RN – Emergency Room

Description

The RN is responsible for planning, executing and evaluation the total care of a group of patients as delegated by the Director of Emergency Services/Critical Care.

The RN must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active Iowa license for Iowa residents or an active license in a compact state in which you reside. The RN must have BLS, ACLS, PALS and TNCC certifications within one year of employment.

This is a PRN position.

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Volunteers Needed – information desk

Description

8:00am – 12:00pm and 12:00pm – 4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Contact Cheryl Warner at 712-420-0967 if interested.

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Volunteers Needed – deliver mail and juice, wrap utensils for patient meals

Description

1:00pm – approximately 1 to 2 hours, Monday – Friday only. Contact Cheryl Warner at 712-420-0967 for more information.

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Volunteers Needed- snow removal, lawn care, minor maintenance

Description

Contact John Maule at 712-423-9340 if interested.

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Volunteers Needed – cafeteria cashier

Description

8:00 am – 10:30am. Please contact Mary Caskey at 712-423-9537 for more information.

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Volunteers Needed – Auxiliary ACT II Consignment Shop

Description

10:00 am – 2:00pm. Please contact store manager at 712-423-3512 for more information. Shop located at 813 Iowa Ave, Onawa.

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Volunteers Needed – hospice

Description

Please contact Jenny Kenny at 712-423-9190 for more information.

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Volunteers Needed – gift shop

Description

10:00 am – 1:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm shifts available Monday – Friday. Contact Lou Hewitt at 712-420-0426 for more information.

 

 

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Volunteers Needed – surgery information desk

Description

7:00am until last patient is released. Monday – Friday only. Contact Cheryl Warner at 712-420-0967 for more information.

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