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

Registrar

Description

The Registrar handles all reception for the clinic. They must be able to communicate effectively with customers and all members of the health care team. Also must be able perform a variety of duties characterized by frequent change.

Must be a high school graduate or equivalent.

Must have general working knowledge of computers and department-specific software. CPR certification is required and must be completed within three months of date of hire.

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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Director of Foundation and Community Outreach

Description

The Director of Foundation and Community Outreach is responsible for coordinating all development and public relations activities and events for the Burgess Foundation. This individual will work closely with the foundation board of directors and other volunteers in the identification, cultivation, solicitation and distribution of gifts for Burgess Foundation. They will engage in fundraising and developing other revenues. In addition, the Director of Foundation and Community Outreach will work closely with the Marketing Director to provide coordination and support of marketing and other communication efforts.

Previous foundation/marketing experience is preferred. Must have strong written and oral communication skills. Must also have strong public speaking ability and work ethic with a high degree of energy. A Bachelors of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree is preferred.

This is a full-time position.

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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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Clinic RN – Whiting Clinic

Description

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

The position 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.

This is a full-time position at the Burgess Whiting Clinic.

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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 – Paramedic

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.

High school diploma is required. Must be certified as an EMT-P and have completion of examination by the State of Iowa. BLS and ACLS certifications and a valid chauffer’s license is required.

This is a PRN position.

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Home Health & Hospice RN or LPN

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. The HH/Hospice RN develops, implements and evaluates nursing care plans and patient care. This individual works with a team of other Home Health and Hospice providers.

This RN must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active Iowa license or an active license in a compact state in which they reside. Two years of prior experience as a staff nurse is preferred.

An LPN would be considered. The LPN would also have to be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with an active license for Iowa residents or an active license in a compact state in which they reside.

There are two full-time positions available.

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Evening Cook – Part-Time

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 and serving food; daily cleaning.

The cook 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 and must be able to communicate on the phone.

One year of experience as a cook in a hospital or healthcare facility is preferred.

This position is a part-time, evening position. PRN (as needed) position open as well.

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Registrar

Description

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

This position requires a high school graduate or equivalent. Experience in office procedures and customer service is desirable. Computer knowledge and health insurance knowledge is preferred.

This is an as needed (PRN) position.

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Full-time Nurse Technician

Description

The Nurse Technician performs uncomplicated nursing services for patients under the supervision of a RN. Assists the RN in performing more complex nursing care procedures.

The Nurse Technician must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Must be certified or have educational background equal to or above training for certification or nursing student who has completed Nursing I or EMT. Must be BLS prepared.

There is one day shift and two night shifts available.

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Environmental Services Technician

Description

The Environmental Services Tech assists in the maintenance and general cleanliness of the hospital. The ES Tech follows accepted and standardized procedures in providing a clean, safe and aesthetically pleasing environment for patients and workers.

This individual must be able to read, write and follow written and verbal instructions. Prior experience is not required but is helpful.

This is a PRN 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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