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

Paramedic (2)

Description

The Paramedic 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. May also work in the hospital emergency room and respiratory therapy.

Must have high school diploma. Certification as an EMT-P, completion of examination by the State of Iowa, BCLS certification annually, ACLS biannually. Previous experience preferred, but not required.

There are two (2) full-time positions available.

 

 

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Mental Health Office Assistant

Description

The Mental Health Office Assistant is responsible for the management and administrative control of the office processes of the department as assigned by the Director. This position is for the Walk-In Clinic only.

Must have post-high school training in general office processes, preferably business school training. Also must be BLS prepared.

This is a PRN, scheduled as needed, position.

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Registrar

Description

The Registrar/Switchboard Operator is responsible for registering patients accurately while maintaining service excellence and confidentiality. The Registrar also coordinates switchboard operations, creates receipts for payments, prepares deposits and balances petty cash box and sorts incoming mail and post outgoing mail.

Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Experience in office procedures, customer service experience desirable, computer knowledge and health insurance knowledge preferred.

This is a full-time position.

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Director of Home Health/Hospice

Description

The Director of Home Health/Hospice is responsible for the overall administration and function of the Home Health and Hospice services within the hospital organization structure.

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. BSN preferred. Must have a minimum of five (5) years Home Health nursing experience and three (3) years nursing supervisory experience.

This is a full-time position.

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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.

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.

Two (2) years nursing experience with one (1) year being critical care preferred. Operating room experience preferred.

This is a full-time position.

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Physical Therapist

Description

The Physical Therapist performs evaluations, diagnostic testing, and treatment of all patients as prescribed by a referring physician. This will be outpatient care with some inpatient coverage.

The registered physical therapist shall be duly licensed by the State of Iowa and maintain a current license in full force and effect during the term of employment. Must meet all Medicare program requirements for physical therapists. Must be BLS prepared.

This is a full-time position primarily base at the Onawa location.

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Cook

Description

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

Experience as a cook in a hospital or other healthcare facility preferred but not required.

This is a part-time position.

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Director of Perioperative Services

Description

The Director of Perioperative Services is responsible and accountable for the delivery of safe, effective, direct, and indirect, patient-family-centered care through the continuum of perioperative care, including outpatient surgery unit; perioperative unit; operating room; all procedure rooms, post-anesthesia care unit, and sterile processing.

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. Bachelor’s degree in nursing required or a Master’s degree in a related field preferred.  Certified Nurse, Operating room (CNOR) certification required or in the process of achieving certification within two years of hire.  Certified in Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

Five (5) years of varied and progressive perioperative services experience. Three (3) years perioperative nursing management experience with an increasing level of administrative responsibility and authority.

This is a full-time position.

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IT/Help Desk Specialist

Description

The IT/Help Desk Specialist is responsible for overseeing operations of the LAN, WAN, and computer hardware, software, and security for Burgess Health Center.  This includes, but is not limited to, configurations, upgrades, business continuity, replacements, application assistance, troubleshooting, repairing, training, HIPAA/HITECH security considerations, and other routine tasks.

High school graduate or equivalent. Technical training helpful but not required. Previous experience with computer hardware, LANs, and WANs, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Operating Systems required.  Experience with VMware View preferred.

This is a full-time position.

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Director of Revenue Cycle

Description

The Director of Revenue is responsible for management of accounts receivable of the hospital, charge master maintenance, supervision of the governmental reimbursement programs, denials management, commercial insurance billing and follow-up, and the financial assistance program.

Must have an Associate Degree in business/related field or equivalent education/experience required; advanced education in business/accounting or equivalent preferred. Previous supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge of healthcare preferred.

Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, and computer skills required.

This is a full-time position.

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X-Ray Technologist

Description

The X-Ray technologist must be able to perform all duties of a Cat Scan Technologist both technical and clerical. The X-Ray Tech works well with the Director of Radiology, Radiologists, hospital physicians, and Administration. The X-Ray Tech will work second shift, Monday – Thursday and one weekend per pay period. Holidays are rotated amongst technologists. CT Certification preferred, but will cross train after employment begins.

Must be ARRT registered or registry eligible.

This is a full-time position.

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Occupational Therapist

Description

The Occupational Therapist performs evaluations, diagnostic testing, and treatment of all occupational therapy patients as prescribed by a referring physician in the inpatient, outpatient and home health settings.

Must be duly licensed by the States of Iowa and Nebraska and maintain current licensure in full force and effect during the term of employment. Must meet all Medicare program requirements for occupational therapists. Must be BLS prepared. One or more years of experience preferred.

This is a full-time position.

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Director of Lab

Description

The Laboratory Director is responsible for the overall direction and performance of the Laboratory Department including identification and responsive planning to meet staff development needs and requirements, fiscal considerations for department viability and customer satisfaction scores. The Lab Director should be able to perform all duties of MT, MLT, and phlebotomist including clerical and supervisory duties. Must be able to work well with physicians and mid-level practitioners, administration, patients, visitors, and co-workers. The Lab Director will supervise all staff and confer with the Medical Director on all matters relating to evidence-based standards.

This position requires and BS degree from a four year college and a diploma from an accredited school of medical technology. Must receive ASCP certification within 1 year. Two years of previous medical technologist experience required.

This is a full-time position.

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Med/Surg RN – Nights

Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for directing and providing nursing care of patients. The RN is responsible for assessing the needs of each patient assigned and planning the nursing care needed to meet those emotional and physiological needs. The RN will utilize the nursing process and maintain accurate records in the patient’s chart and care plan.

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 first year.

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

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Med/Surg RN – Days

Description

The Registered Nurse (RN) is responsible for directing and providing nursing care of patients. The RN is responsible for assessing the needs of each patient assigned and planning the nursing care needed to meet those emotional and physiological needs. The RN will utilize the nursing process and maintain accurate records in the patient’s chart and care plan.

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 first year.

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

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Mental Health Therapist

Description

The Mental Health Therapist will provide advanced psychiatric social work with clinical responsibilities. Shall have at least a Masters Degree in social work from a CSWE approved school of social work or be licensed as a LMSW with an equivalent degree. Shall have prior experience in the mental health field (preferably two years). Shall be licensed in the State of Iowa at a minimum as a LMSW, preferably with a LISW.

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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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.

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 with no call time, no holiday or weekend shifts. 

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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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