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

Director of Plant Operations

Description

The Director of Plant Operations is responsible for plant technology, safety management, and complies with all JCAHO and code requirements. The Director of Plant Operations also serves as the hospital Safety Director and supervises the Plant Operations Department.

A high school or trade school diploma with adequate technical knowledge in plant operations and maintenance is required.

The applicant must have worked in the plant operations field and be able to demonstrate abilities in the trades of heating, air conditioning, plumbing, and wiring. Also, they must be able to qualify for state and local licenses as required for specific classes of equipment. Previous experience in safety or related field is also preferred.

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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.

A high school diploma or equivalent is needed. Two years of driving experience with no violations is also required.

This is a part-time position.

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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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RN – Emergency Room (Day Shift)

Description

The Emergency Room RN is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating the total care of a group of patients as delegated by the Director of ER.

This 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. ACLS, BLS, PALS and TNCC certifications are required within one year of employment. One year of nursing experience is necessary and emergency room is preferred.

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

 

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Medical Assistant – LPN – RN – Whiting Clinic

Description

This position would consider one of the following: MA, LPN or RN.

The Medical Assistant (MA) will perform routine administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians and other health practitioners running smoothly.

The LPN performs those functions delegated and assigned by the RN. In simple nursing situations, the LPN works with minimal guidance and supervision. In more complex situations, the LPN functions as an assistant to the RN.

The RN assists the provider in clinics with direct patient care, examinations and treatment plans. Prepares patients and assists providers with minor surgical and medical procedures. Performs moderately complex diagnostic laboratory procedures. Requires active RN license.

This position will be primarily at the Whiting Clinic locations but will also travel to other clinic locations as needed.

This is a full-time 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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RN – Emergency Room (Night Shift)

Description

The Emergency Room RN is responsible for planning, executing and evaluating the total care of a group of patients as delegated by the Director of ER.

This 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. ACLS, BLS, PALS and TNCC certifications are required within one year of employment. One year of nursing experience is necessary and emergency room is preferred.

This is would be a full-time, night shift 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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RN – Med/Surg

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.

This individual will eventually be cross-trained in Utilization Review, OB and/or the ER department.

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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Mental Health Therapist

Description

Burgess Mental Health is seeking a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) or Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) to provide quality and ethical therapeutic services virtually and/or in person.

Burgess Mental Health is a special organization that is focused on improving the lives or the people in our community while taking care of their employees. We offer full-time therapy positions with flexible hours, paid trainings in evidence practice each year, in office charting time, weekly group clinical meetings and have an expectation of five patients per day for each therapist.

This position requires prior experience in the mental health field and should 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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Care Coordinator RN

Description

The Care Coordinator works collaboratively with physicians, staff and other health care professionals within his/her individual clinic(s) to provide care coordination across the health care continuum for patients within each physician office setting. They are an integral member of the clinic health care team as well as the ACO department team who works to ensure safety, best practice and high quality standards of care are maintained. Facilitates a “shared goal model” within and across settings to achieve coordinated high-quality care that is patient- and family-centered.

The Care Coordinator must have a current licensure as a registered nurse (RN) in Iowa. Certification as Healthcare Coach or obtained within one year of hire. Basic Life Support (BLS) for the Healthcare Provider certified or obtained by the end of the orientation period (approximately six (6) weeks). Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within three (3) months of hire.

There is preferred clinic/physician office experience. 1-2 years of acute care or home care experience.  And experience in patient education. Knowledge of and practical use of good business English, spelling, arithmetic, practices and the ability to communicate effectively using written and verbal skills.

This is a full-time position and requires travel to all Burgess Health Center clinic locations.

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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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Part-Time OB RN

Description

The Burgess Family Beginnings RN is responsible for the assessment, care planning, implementation, and evaluation of care given to assigned antepartal, intrapartal, and postpartal maternal patients, and neonates.

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. Current BLS, ACLS, and NRP within twelve (12) months of starting.

This is a part-time, day shift position.

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PRN Ambulance Drivers

Description

PRN position – as needed. Flexible scheduling

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RN – Med/Surg – PRN

Description

The RN on the Medical/Surgical floor is responsible for directing and providing nursing care of patients. In addition, the RN is 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. The RN 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 position is scheduled as needed.

Job Schedule

Varies

Location

Burgess Health Center
Onawa, Iowa

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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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