Mercy Cedar Rapids



 

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Since 1900, thousands of Mercy patients have received personalized health services and outstanding medical care. Today, more than 2,100 employees carry on the Mercy tradition - offering you and your family the highest quality professional care enhanced by The Mercy Touch.

Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Part time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with a very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you  our work environment.  Qualifications: Previous Telemetry Technician experience preferred Previous LPN, Patient Care Technician or EMT-1 experience preferred High School diploma or equivalent preferred Medical Terminology Class preferred Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred. Apply now!   Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Part time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open-heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with a very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you  our work environment.  Qualifications: Experience in acute care setting preferred. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred. Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support will be required within six months of hire if not current. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date. Apply now! Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
PRN
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you love our work environment.  Qualifications: Previous Patient Care Tech or Certified Nursing Assistant experience preferred High School diploma or equivalent preferred In addition, must have ONE of the following: ­completion of a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) or Health Support Professional program a minimum of 2 years in a Bachelors in Nursing Degree program ­one year in an ADN program ­ comparable education, training and experience in the absence of successful completion of a CNA or Health Support Professional program Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Apply now! Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Full time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open-heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with a very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you  our work environment.  Qualifications: Experience in acute care setting preferred. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred. Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support will be required within six months of hire if not current. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date. Apply now! Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Full time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open-heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with a very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you love our work environment.  Qualifications: Experience in acute care setting preferred. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred. Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support will be required within six months of hire if not current. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date. Apply now! Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Part time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with a very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you  our work environment.  Qualifications: Previous Telemetry Technician experience preferred Previous LPN, Patient Care Technician or EMT-1 experience preferred High School diploma or equivalent preferred Medical Terminology Class preferred Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred. Apply now!   Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Part time
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by upholding and sustaining medical record integrity to insure the maintenance of a complete record and accuracy with compliance to all federal and state laws. Reporting Relationships Supervised By: Senior Director, Revenue Cycle Supervises: Clinical Documentation Specialists, Medical Records Techs, Medical       Leadership Competencies Leading Formulates a future course that reflects departmental needs and is aligned with Mercy's vision. Translates the course into team goals and objectives, sets priorities, and directs the efforts of staff towards accomplishing them. Recognizes and acts on opportunities for growth and improvement to advance Mercy's goals. Inspires staff enthusiasm for and generates commitment to departmental and organizational goals. Standards and Accountability Holds team and self responsible for maintaining the highest possible performance standards and meeting agreed upon commitments. Sets and maintains high standards for service to patients, physicians, colleagues, and other Mercy departments. Incorporates needs and concerns of diverse constituencies into decision making. Planning and Decision Making Analyzes problems systematically and logically and is resourceful when developing and implementing solutions. Applies key financial concepts and analysis to decision making. Understands drivers of financial performance and takes these into account when developing strategies and making decisions. Develops and implements work plans with actionable components and measurable outcomes. Proactively monitors key performance indicators and makes real-time adjustments to ensure that progress stays on track. Regularly reassesses priorities and competing demands and adjusts allocation of own and staff time and resources to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Communication Articulates logical and well-founded arguments that support conclusions. Matches communication style to the message and audience. Actively solicits opinions from others. Routinely provides others with the information they need to do their jobs. Routinely shares suggestions, advice, and insights on progress toward goals. Provides performance feedback that is constructive and actionable, and that highlights successes as well as areas for growth based on objective metrics. Developing People Selects and attracts outstanding staff from diverse backgrounds. Identifies and fills gaps in team skills and knowledge. Defines development objectives for self and staff that support performance goals and progress toward future skill development. Assists staff in developing their own careers by encouraging them to articulate their career goals, offering challenging growth opportunities, and providing necessary coaching and training. Managing Relationships Builds and maintains long-term relationships with others based on mutual respect and trust. Fosters cooperation and collaborative decision-making among staff with diverse backgrounds and interests. When conflict arises, works effectively towards solutions and compromises that take the needs of all parties into account. Provides regular updates on goal progress and works with own manager to minimize risks and resolve problems.       Job Duties Ensures medical record contents are in conformance with medical staff bylaws, JCAHO, and other accrediting, regulatory, and licensing agencies. Ensures the maintenance and security of patient medical records and related health information data systems. Identifies future needs, new technologies and products for applicability to the department and makes recommendations as appropriate. Recommends the integration/utilization of existing systems in conjunction with Technology Services. Manages and is responsible for staffing levels, inputting & monitoring LaborWorkx schedules, employee relations, employee discipline, and performance evaluations. Monitors and evaluates programs for operational effectiveness, and makes required changes for continuous improvement. Provides input to administration regarding the feasibility and cost justifications for customer requests, and analyzes a number of alternative solutions. Reviews monthly invoices and consults with vendors to provide the most efficient means of communication and departmental operations. Establishes and implements short and long term departmental goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies and operating procedures within financial guidelines. Plans and develops the annual capital equipment budget to ensure departmental services are adequately planned for and provided. Prepares or provides input to preliminary Capital, FTE and operating budgets for MMC business services departments by due date. Meets approved operating expense budget or accounts for any variances with revisions identified for fiscal year. Supervises the quality and training programs. Creates a culture of interdisciplinary and interdepartmental cooperation and communication by motivating staff to continuously improve performance. Provides guidance with development, implementation, and maintenance of the department and organization's information privacy policies and procedures. Evaluates productivity measures annually and adjusts standards to optimize effectiveness and efficiency within own department and organization-wide. Leads by providing feedback and direction to other segments involved in the revenue cycle. Conducts regular staff meetings to communicate departmental/enterprise issues. Demonstrates an understanding of PI principles sets PI priorities & provides adequate resource allocation to measure, assess, and improve performance and patient safety. Assists physicians, administration, and other medical center staff in the compilation and analysis of health information data. Co-chair of Information Management, Privacy and Security Committee, and Medical Record Review Committee. Fosters and supports clinical experiences for health information students. Serves as a liaison between the medical center and the quality improvement organization (QIO) in relationship to medical record and coding needs and issues. Maintains competencies in JCAHO standards, Privacy rules and regulations, Coding compliance, and Information systems that enable health information access and processes. Assists physicians, administration, and other medical center staff in the compilation and analysis of health information data. Follows Mercy's safety guidelines, carries out job- specific safety duties and responsibilities, and promptly reports any unsafe conditions, situations, incidents and injuries.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Proficient in Microsoft Office products. Proficient in operation of computer, calculator, filing systems, copy/fax machines and telephone system. Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. Excellent public relations and human relations - exemplifies The Mercy Touch. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Critical thinking and attention to detail. Exhibits good judgement. Handles confidential information with discretion and diplomacy. Commitment to life-long learning, e.g. willingness to learn/upgrade skills related to duties. Flexibility and dependability, works well with a wide variety of individuals and leadership styles. Ability to work with minimal to no supervision.   Professional Experience Five or more years of Health Information Management experience preferred.   Education Bachelor's Degree required.   Licensure, Certification, Registration Healthcare Financial Management Association or American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management or American Health Information Management Association and Electronic Privacy Information Center certification preferred.
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Full time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you love our work environment.  Qualifications: Previous Patient Care Tech or Certified Nursing Assistant experience preferred High School diploma or equivalent preferred In addition, must have ONE of the following: ­completion of a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) or Health Support Professional program a minimum of 2 years in a Bachelors in Nursing Degree program ­one year in an ADN program ­ comparable education, training and experience in the absence of successful completion of a CNA or Health Support Professional program Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Apply now! Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Full time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you love our work environment.  Qualifications: Experience in acute care setting preferred. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred. Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support will be required within six months of hire if not current. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date. Apply now! Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Part time
Pulmonary Medicine  Breathe easy, a fulfilling nursing opportunity is waiting for you in Pulmonary Medicine at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. Patients on this unit have different diagnoses, and that means every day is different for this compassionate team. With a retention rate of more than 80% and tenured leadership who have more than 108 years of combined experience (no kidding!), nurses who land a role with this awesome team tend to stick around. The unit offers preferred scheduling, does a lot of work with clinical students, lets nurses flex new skills and build upon them, and has a manager and/or support system available 24/7. If you’re looking for a team that achieves high patient satisfaction scores, is passionate about nursing, and is ready to welcome you with open arms – Pulmonary Medicine is the unit for you. Qualifications: Experience in acute care setting preferred. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred. Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date. Apply now!   Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Part time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with a very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you  our work environment.  Qualifications: Previous Telemetry Technician experience preferred Previous LPN, Patient Care Technician or EMT-1 experience preferred High School diploma or equivalent preferred Medical Terminology Class preferred Current Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred. Apply now!   Life at Mercy: https://www.mercycare.org/employment/life-at-mercy/
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 19, 2020
Full time
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by being a competent, respectful, and compassionate professional who is able to safely, appropriately, accurately, efficiently and independently follow Mercy's standards along with policies and procedures while caring for patients. The Registered Staff Nurse works with the unit specific team members to identify clinical problems, develop a plan, and educate patients and families.   Job Duties Ensure that accurate and clinically relevant information is communicated with patients, their families, and co-workers at hand offs and other times as needed. Take all measures necessary to ensure that the appropriate and involved parties have communicated necessary information in order to allow for the best possible patient outcome Demonstrates competent assessment, planning, intervention, coordination and evaluation skills based on the individual patient plan of care. Continually assesses patient and family needs in order to provide quality care based on a patient centered care model. Demonstrates critical thinking skills and judgment necessary to implement a patient plan of care, nursing interventions and procedures. Maintains accurate and real time documentation of nursing care provided to ensure the integration of information for use by the healthcare team, according to hospital policy and procedure related to documentation parameters. Functions as a role model for current and new staff by creating a healthy work environment to facilitate the department's or unit's ability to meet identified goals and objectives. Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitor and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible and courteous environment. Directs other licensed and non-licensed personnel in the provision of care to patients as assigned. Demonstrate effective and age appropriate communication as well as the ability to understand the needs of the patient including non-verbal communication, fears, anxieties and language/cultural barriers Responds within scope of practice to emergencies and life threatening conditions Adheres to and promotes patient safety practices throughout the patient experience. Communicates and collaborates effectively with all members of the healthcare team. Provides ongoing education to patients and families. Delegates to other staff registered nurse, licensed practical nurses, certified nursing assistants, patient care technicians, unit secretaries, and other staff positions specific to the department. Department Specific Duties N/A Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Sound background in basic nursing principles and procedures. Demonstrates competency in unit specific skills. Demonstrates ability to provide safe and effective basic nursing care. Role Models exemplary customer service skills including verbal and non-verbal skills and proper phone etiquette. Creates a welcoming environment for all healthcare team members. Committed to ongoing self-development and learning. Professional Experience Experience in acute care setting preferred. Education Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred. Licensure, Certification, Registration Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required.
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 17, 2020
Full time
Cardiac-Stroke Center This inpatient unit focuses on the care of patients with heart and stroke conditions.  And, what a time to be on the heart care team at Mercy!  With the addition of open heart surgery at Mercy, our staff have really enjoyed the progression of skills and abilities they’ve experienced with each new procedure offered at Mercy.  It’s growing each day.  This unit is fast-paced with high energy, and our staff focus a lot of effort in supporting one another.  We pride ourselves on teamwork.  If you’re interested in being exposed to new skills regularly and working with a very grateful patient population, then check out the Cardiac Stroke Center at Mercy and see if you  our work environment.  This position: Experience in acute care setting preferred. Baccalaureate Degree in Nursing preferred. Licensure, Certification, Registration Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Current certification in Basic Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support, in accordance with the American Heart Association preferred. Advanced Cardiac Life Support will be required within six months of hire if not current. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse/Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date. Apply now!
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 17, 2020
This job supports Mercy’s philosophy of patient centered care by presenting excellent customer service and enables the facilitation of positive patient outcomes by providing nursing support to a Mercy provider. Job Duties/Essential Functions Job Duties Receives, greets, and triages patients in person or on telephone. Schedules appointments, answers questions and/or determines the need for provider intervention. Supports an assigned provider’s practice and acts as a liaison between the provider and his/her patients. Assists provider to remain on schedule with appointments. Manages phone calls to patients regarding test/lab results and provides appropriate instruction for treatment, as directed by the provider. Processes medication requests/changes/refills per established protocols. This includes having knowledge of medications, including basic dosages, side effects and interactions. Collects and enters quality data into EHR Meets requirements for handling and disposing of bio-hazardous waste. Administers injections as needed Rooms and prepares patient for examination. This includes histories, vitals, reason for visit, presenting symptoms and current medication list. Provides assistance with diagnostic procedures and treatments as directed by the provider. This includes obtaining specimens, labeling and disposition to the laboratory and explaining diagnostic procedures to patient as needed. Completes discharge of patient from exam room. This may include written instructions, scheduling a follow-up appointment, providing referral information or scheduling patients for testing procedures and providing instructions. Effectively documents within the electronic health record. Prepares the exam and treatment rooms, including instrument, supplies and protective devices for exam and testing. Maintains and stocks supplies. Cleans and sterilizes instruments in accordance with infection control and manufacturer recommendations. Provides patient education as needed for the scheduled test/procedures. Maintains on-site sample medications according to Mercy's policies and procedures Provides patient education as needed for the scheduled test/procedure Administers spirometry testing - N/A Department Specific Duties Supervises stress testing as needed Assist cardiology imaging departments with injections, stress test supervision and documentation Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent communication and customer service skills, computer skills, organization, time management, attention to detail and the ability to remain poised and efficient in a fast-paced environment. Professional Experience Previous experience in a medical office setting preferred. Education Licensure, Certification, Registration Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse & Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 17, 2020
This job supports Mercy’s philosophy of patient centered care by presenting excellent customer service and enables the facilitation of positive patient outcomes by providing nursing support to a Mercy provider. Job Duties/Essential Functions Job Duties Receives, greets, and triages patients in person or on telephone. Schedules appointments, answers questions and/or determines the need for provider intervention. Supports an assigned provider’s practice and acts as a liaison between the provider and his/her patients. Assists provider to remain on schedule with appointments. Manages phone calls to patients regarding test/lab results and provides appropriate instruction for treatment, as directed by the provider. Processes medication requests/changes/refills per established protocols. This includes having knowledge of medications, including basic dosages, side effects and interactions. Collects and enters quality data into EHR Meets requirements for handling and disposing of bio-hazardous waste. Administers injections as needed Rooms and prepares patient for examination. This includes histories, vitals, reason for visit, presenting symptoms and current medication list. Provides assistance with diagnostic procedures and treatments as directed by the provider. This includes obtaining specimens, labeling and disposition to the laboratory and explaining diagnostic procedures to patient as needed. Completes discharge of patient from exam room. This may include written instructions, scheduling a follow-up appointment, providing referral information or scheduling patients for testing procedures and providing instructions. Effectively documents within the electronic health record. Prepares the exam and treatment rooms, including instrument, supplies and protective devices for exam and testing. Maintains and stocks supplies. Cleans and sterilizes instruments in accordance with infection control and manufacturer recommendations. Provides patient education as needed for the scheduled test/procedures. Maintains on-site sample medications according to Mercy's policies and procedures Provides patient education as needed for the scheduled test/procedure Administers spirometry testing - N/A Department Specific Duties Supervises stress testing as needed Assist cardiology imaging departments with injections, stress test supervision and documentation Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Excellent communication and customer service skills, computer skills, organization, time management, attention to detail and the ability to remain poised and efficient in a fast-paced environment. Professional Experience Previous experience in a medical office setting preferred. Education Licensure, Certification, Registration Current certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), in accordance with the American Heart Association required. Currently licensed to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Iowa or compact state required. Iowa Dependent Adult Abuse & Iowa Child Abuse Mandatory Reporter training required.  Employee must submit certification of completed training to Human Resources prior to start or transfer date.
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 17, 2020
Part time
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by providing exceptional, quality services and goods to our customers in the clinical areas throughout Mercy Medical Center. This is achieved by cleaning and sterilizing instruments/trays to ensure patient safety. The CS Technician uses critical thinking skills to actively troubleshoot problems occurring in the sterile processing of equipment. Job/Position Specific Duties Cleans and inspects instruments for cleanliness and/or damage Assembles instrument trays Packages and sterilizes trays, instruments, and linen Delivers sterilized trays, instruments, and linen to floors Picks up dirty trays and instruments from floors Completes required testing for sterilizers and washers Completes required documentation for Central Sterile Assists vendors/reps as needed Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must read, write, speak, and comprehend English fluently. Perform simple math. Able to work with frequent interruptions and handle multiple tasks. Professional Experience– Required vs. Preferred Prefer candidate who has completed hours required in Central Sterile to sit for certification exam. Education-Required vs. Preferred High School Diploma or GED required. Completion of Certified Registered Central Sterile Technician (CRCST) Course/Study Group preferred. Licensure, Certification, Registration - Required vs. Preferred Physical Activity Requirements Constant = 67-100% of workday   Reaching Standing Walking Lifting Use of fingers Hearing Repetitive motion Balancing Pushing Pulling Grasping Feeling Handling Frequent = 34-66% of workday Talking Stooping Occasional = 33% or less of workday Sitting Kneeling Crouching Climbing Physical Demand Requirements Medium: Exert 20-50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or 10-15 lbs. of force frequently
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 14, 2020
Part time
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by performing essential Environmental Services functions throughout the hospital. Primary work will consist of trash/linen removal, biohazard waste removal, floor care, furniture care, surgical room cleaning, and morgue cleaning. All work is completed in a friendly, safe/sanitary way following infection control guidelines, universal precautions and directives from EVS Management Team. Job Duties Empty and transport non-hazardous patient and office waste in a safe/sanitary way. Empty and transport biohazard patient waste in a safe/sanitary way and to understand proper placement and manifesting of this material. Pick up and dispense sharps containers throughout the hospital in a safe manner. Clean the morgue as needed following universal precautions Clean surgical room following established cleaning practices Operate cleaning equipment including, steamer, carpet extractor, wet vacuum, chariot style floor vacuums and scrubbers. Fill in as a Housekeeper as needed. Complete room cleaning including chair cleaning, cubicle curtain, vents, and lights. Clean up construction projects, window washing, wall washing, and water leaks. Clean up chemical spills within the hospital properly and safely. Operate and remove a cardboard bale from the cardboard baler. Take supplies to the nursing areas from the EVS storeroom as needed. Assist in room/event set ups and teardowns Check and document hazardous storage area weekly   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Must be able to speak, read, and write in fluent English. Basic math skills Computer literacy Must maintain neat appearance and professional image. The ability to use and demonstrate guest relation skills Operates hospital provided communication (Vocera) in a professional manner Adapt to seeing and cleaning blood, body fluids and body waste Hospital supplied scrubs will be worn in certain positions for infection control standards. Professional Experience Prior EVS, housekeeping and/or floor care preferred. Education High School Diploma/GED preferred
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 14, 2020
Full time
This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by providing compassionate assistance to patients regarding financial matters associated with services provided by Mercy Medical Center and MSO clients. Job Duties Greets all visitors and guests upon arrival. Confers with guarantor/patient, Medical Staff and other hospital/clinic personnel in order to ensure prompt and full payment on accounts. Documents all conversations and actions taken into the Practice Management System. Accepts payment by phone and established payment arrangements according to established policies. Responds to inquiries, written, phone, and in person regarding guarantor accounts. Prepares financial hardship papers for guarantor. Maintains guarantor work queues according to procedure, clearly defining next actions and follow-up dates on all accounts. Works with collection agencies and virtual liaison to resolve account balances. Participates in training new Financial Advocates and is supportive of new staff, working for their successful orientation. Attends staff meetings regularly (as per hospital policy) unless called upon to provide coverage for other staff members to attend. Receives and routes all miscellaneous calls from call center. Updates demographic insurance information into the billing system as appropriate.     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred knowledge of EPIC software. Preferred proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Proficient in operation of computer, calculator, filing systems, copy/fax machines and telephone system. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent public relations and human relations - exemplifies The Mercy Touch. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Critical thinking and attention to detail. Exhibits good judgement. Handles confidential information with discretion and diplomacy. Commitment to life-long learning, e.g. willingness to learn/upgrade skills related to duties. Flexibility and dependability, works well with a wide variety of individuals and leadership styles. Ability to work with minimal to no supervision.   Professional Experience Preferred: One year previous experience in medical office, medical business office or insurance industry. One year direct customer service experience Cash handling experience Education High School Diploma or equivalent strongly preferred. Relevant experience to be considered in lieu of degree. Licensure, Certification, Registration N/A
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 12, 2020
PRN
PRN (scheduled as needed).  No benefits.  Pay is experienced based with the starting rate (no experience) at $11.60 per hour.  The work location for this position is the Mercy Emergency Department.   This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by demonstrating the "Mercy Touch" with all patients, families, visitors, physicians, office staff, co-workers and others she/he come in contact with through the practice of the Service Excellence Performance Standards. She/he is responsible for initiating an accurate and complete registration and making required edits on these registrations. For patient with missing registration information, the registrars are responsible for initiating needed follow-up. All registrars must maintain an awareness of patient privacy and confidentiality.   Job Duties Initiates the patient record by interviewing patients or a representative. The record is created by either entering the information as new or verifying the information from the previous record. Ensures the registration is complete, and, if not able to complete, initiates the necessary follow-up. Contacts insurance companies, when required, to obtain admission certification. Maintains an awareness of what could be an emergency and alerts the triage nurse or trauma center nurse of possible emergencies. Maintains departmental functions when computer is not operating. Maintains patient records by discharging, editing, transferring and completing other needed functions. Covers for the night operator when he/she is out of the area, handling calls and emergencies as needed. Performs the registration function in a disaster situation. Performs preregistration of patients and works on this function when possible Works with the volunteers and assists them when needed. Participates in training new registrars; and is supportive of new staff, working for their successful orientation.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred knowledge of EPIC software. Preferred proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Proficient in operation of computer, calculator, filing systems, copy/fax machines and telephone system. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent public relations and human relations - exemplifies The Mercy Touch. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Critical thinking and attention to detail. Exhibits good judgment. Handles confidential information with discretion and diplomacy. Commitment to life-long learning, e.g. willingness to learn/upgrade skills related to duties. Handles emergency situations. Works with volunteer staff. Flexible, dependable and works well with a wide variety of individuals and leadership styles. Ability to work with minimal to no supervision. Professional Experience Preferred: Medical terminology, other healthcare experience, cash handling Education High School Diploma or equivalent strongly preferred. Relevant experience to be considered in lieu of degree. Licensure, Certification, Registration None Physical Activity Requirements Constant = 67-100% of workday Use of fingers Talking Hearing Repetitive motion   Frequent = 34-66% of workday Reaching Sitting Standing Walking Grasping   Occasional = 33% or less of workday Lifting Balancing Kneeling Stooping Crouching Pushing Pulling Feeling Climbing Handling   Physical Demand Requirements Sedentary: Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a minute amount frequently Light: Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently
Mercy Cedar Rapids Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Feb 12, 2020
PRN
PRN (scheduled as needed).  No benefits.  Pay is experienced based with the starting rate (no experience) at $11.60 per hour.  The work location for this position is the Mercy Emergency Department.   This position supports Mercy's philosophy of patient centered care by demonstrating the "Mercy Touch" with all patients, families, visitors, physicians, office staff, co-workers and others she/he come in contact with through the practice of the Service Excellence Performance Standards. She/he is responsible for initiating an accurate and complete registration and making required edits on these registrations. For patient with missing registration information, the registrars are responsible for initiating needed follow-up. All registrars must maintain an awareness of patient privacy and confidentiality.   Job Duties Initiates the patient record by interviewing patients or a representative. The record is created by either entering the information as new or verifying the information from the previous record. Ensures the registration is complete, and, if not able to complete, initiates the necessary follow-up. Contacts insurance companies, when required, to obtain admission certification. Maintains an awareness of what could be an emergency and alerts the triage nurse or trauma center nurse of possible emergencies. Maintains departmental functions when computer is not operating. Maintains patient records by discharging, editing, transferring and completing other needed functions. Covers for the night operator when he/she is out of the area, handling calls and emergencies as needed. Performs the registration function in a disaster situation. Performs preregistration of patients and works on this function when possible Works with the volunteers and assists them when needed. Participates in training new registrars; and is supportive of new staff, working for their successful orientation.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred knowledge of EPIC software. Preferred proficiency in Microsoft Office products. Proficient in operation of computer, calculator, filing systems, copy/fax machines and telephone system. Excellent interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent public relations and human relations - exemplifies The Mercy Touch. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Critical thinking and attention to detail. Exhibits good judgment. Handles confidential information with discretion and diplomacy. Commitment to life-long learning, e.g. willingness to learn/upgrade skills related to duties. Handles emergency situations. Works with volunteer staff. Flexible, dependable and works well with a wide variety of individuals and leadership styles. Ability to work with minimal to no supervision. Professional Experience Preferred: Medical terminology, other healthcare experience, cash handling Education High School Diploma or equivalent strongly preferred. Relevant experience to be considered in lieu of degree. Licensure, Certification, Registration None Physical Activity Requirements Constant = 67-100% of workday Use of fingers Talking Hearing Repetitive motion   Frequent = 34-66% of workday Reaching Sitting Standing Walking Grasping   Occasional = 33% or less of workday Lifting Balancing Kneeling Stooping Crouching Pushing Pulling Feeling Climbing Handling   Physical Demand Requirements Sedentary: Exert up to 10 lbs. of force occasionally and/or a minute amount frequently Light: Exert up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently