Phelps Health is a multi-community hospital located in Rolla in South Central Missouri. Phelps Health is comprised of highly skilled physicians, professionals and employees who strive to provide the most innovative and superior healthcare in the nation. Phelps Health is proud to offer excellent care to its patients, while maintaining the compassionate atmosphere associated with a rural community.  

Phelps Health is committed to bringing you, the patient, compassionate, competent and convenient care. Our dedicated team of professionals including the Phelps Health Medical Group offers an array of comprehensive medical services utilizing the latest technology.


Awards

  • Phelps Health was named the Best Place to Work in The Rolla Daily News’ Best of Phelps County Contest in 2017 and 2018.
  • Phelps Health is a Level III Stroke Center in Missouri. According to the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, a Level III Stroke Center plays an important role in providing access into the system and important patient care in non-metropolitan areas. 
  • The Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute has earned national accreditation from the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer
  • The Phelps Health Heart and Vascular Center is nationally accredited through the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.
  • The Phelps Health Rehabilitation Program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities for General Medical Rehabilitation.
  • The Phelps Health Marketing Department has won numerous Aster Awards, which recognize excellence in healthcare advertising and marketing efforts.
  • The Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute received accreditation from the American Society of Radiation Oncology for adopting procedures to encourage safety and quality of care in compliance with the standards of the Accreditation Program for Excellence (APEx) May 2019 to May 2023.
  • Phelps Health is a member of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC).
  • In 2018, Phelps Health was recognized by CareChex®, an informational service of Quantros, Inc., as among the top 100 hospitals in the United States for patient safety in orthopedic care and among the top 10% in the nation for patient safety in general surgery.
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 10, 2020
Phelps Health Delbert Day Cancer Institute · Delbert Day Cancer Institute Rolla, MO Nursing / Nursing Management Full-time, A-Shifts, M-F CLINIC HOURS Req # 8502 The Oncology RN assesses implements and coordinates plan of care with the Oncology team.  The RN will work with providers in establishing guidelines for directing patients thru the triage system.  The RN specifically guides patients through the collaborative process with all medical care providers and ancillary support programs.    The scope of responsibility for the RN will be to serve patients across the service areas for Phelps Health supporting the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:   Determines patient needs by asking appropriate questions to get the information needed to make an accurate assessment and facilitates individualized care.  Documents all conversations with patients to maintain a comprehensive medical record. Requires good clinical judgment,...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 10, 2020
Performs all aspects of assigned tasks and patient care activities to improve quality outcomes, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to healthcare team members and the patient and their family thus supporting the Mission and Vision of Phelps Health. Patient care activities are conducted in accordance with standards identified in facility policy and procedures and consistent with applicable licensing/governing authorities. Performs direct patient care activities including vital signs, 12-lead EKGs, specimen collection, point-of-care testing (glucometer),activities of daily living (dressing, bathing, grooming, hygiene, toileting, feeding, and mobility supports), splinting, crutch training; backboard, cervical collar and KED applications/removals; simple wound care and dressings; set-up and assist with medical exams and procedures; and monitor physical restraints. Performs indirect patient care activities such as transportation within and outside the department,...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 10, 2020
1.       Cross-references report of completed dictations with transcribed reports in the electronic medical record, correcting errors and/or notifying appropriate staff of corrections needed for signed reports. 2.       Maintains the minimum production requirement per the Medical Transcription Assistant Production policy. 3.       Tracks daily production of the department. 4.       Monitors the dictation system for accurate physician entries, correcting any discrepancies. 5.       Sends/receives e-mails and faxes for pending and incomplete reports, answers phone calls for report requests and questions, and distributes stat requests amongst the transcriptionists. 6.       Acts as a resource person to the transcription staff and external customers. 7.       The Transcription Assistant assists with monitoring the dictation system backlog, prioritizing jobs as necessary, and assists with monitoring the NMI interface queue and Fusion Output Distributor. 8.       Continually...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 10, 2020
1.      Follows established hospital policy regarding patient safety measures such as infection prevention, safe patient handling and movement, critical lab notification, etc. to insure that patient care is provided in an optimally safe environment. 2.      Provides quality nursing care including administration of medications, nursing intervention, and patient and family teaching.  All actions are performed within the guidelines established in hospital policy and procedure.  These actions will support quality outcomes and patient safety. 3.      Performs initial and ongoing assessments in all aspects of patient care to monitor patient status, improve quality, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to health care team members. 4.      Documents accurately and efficiently all patient care activities and required quality monitoring items to support the achievement of compliance with established quality measures (i.e. Core measures).  5.      Communicates to...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 10, 2020
1.      Follows established hospital policy regarding patient safety measures such as infection prevention, safe patient handling and movement, critical lab notification, etc. to insure that patient care is provided in an optimally safe environment. 2.      Provides quality nursing care including administration of medications, nursing intervention, and patient and family teaching.  All actions are performed within the guidelines established in hospital policy and procedure.  These actions will support quality outcomes and patient safety. 3.      Performs initial and ongoing assessments in all aspects of patient care to monitor patient status, improve quality, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to health care team members. 4.      Documents accurately and efficiently all patient care activities and required quality monitoring items to support the achievement of compliance with established quality measures (i.e. Core measures).  5.      Communicates to...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 10, 2020
1.      Follows established hospital policy regarding patient safety measures such as infection prevention, safe patient handling and movement, critical lab notification, etc. to insure that patient care is provided in an optimally safe environment. 2.      Provides quality nursing care including administration of medications, nursing intervention, and patient and family teaching.  All actions are performed within the guidelines established in hospital policy and procedure.  These actions will support quality outcomes and patient safety. 3.      Performs initial and ongoing assessments in all aspects of patient care to monitor patient status, improve quality, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to health care team members. 4.      Documents accurately and efficiently all patient care activities and required quality monitoring items to support the achievement of compliance with established quality measures (i.e. Core measures).  5.      Communicates to...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 10, 2020
Phelps Health · Surgical Orthopedics Rolla, MO Nursing / Nursing Management Full-time, 0645-1915 Req # 8501 Under the general supervision of the Surgical Orthopedics Director, the Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process, demonstrating clinical competence relevant to the area of nursing practice, and adhering to the ANA Code of Ethics.   Department Specific Skills: Refer to the Surgical Orthopedics Competency Validation Listing   Education: Graduate from an accredited school of nursing Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing preferred   Minimum work Experience: One year experience preferred   Certifications/Licenses: Current RN license in the State of Missouri or Compact Licensure. Graduate nurses (GN) must obtain licensure within 90 days of graduation Advanced Cardiac Life Support Basic Life Support EKG Interpretation   Job Roles: Category Description Competency/Skill Validation Safety:   Follows...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 10, 2020
1.      Follows established hospital policy regarding patient safety measures such as infection prevention, safe patient handling and movement, critical lab notification, etc. to insure that patient care is provided in an optimally safe environment. 2.      Provides quality nursing care including administration of medications, nursing intervention, and patient and family teaching.  All actions are performed within the guidelines established in hospital policy and procedure.  These actions will support quality outcomes and patient safety. 3.      Performs initial and ongoing assessments in all aspects of patient care to monitor patient status, improve quality, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to health care team members. 4.      Documents accurately and efficiently all patient care activities and required quality monitoring items to support the achievement of compliance with established quality measures (i.e. Core measures).  5.      Communicates to...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Assess and reassess patient’s condition and provide rescue interventions appropriately under protocol established by the Medical Director when direct Medical Control is unavailable. Uses critical thinking skills when assessing patient’s needs and planning care. Delegate’s patient care tasks to First Responders within their scope of duties and evaluates their performance. Accepts and follows direction of EMT-P partner while keeping tasks within their scope of practice. Proficient in skills such as King Airway Insertion, C-PAP, oral/nasal airways and Autovent. Splinting using ladder, sam, board and Traction Splints. Spinal Motion Restriction. Coordinates patient care by effective collaboration with other healthcare team members and emergency service providers. Hands off care of the patient to the receiving facility by giving pertinent and concise reports to the receiving nurse. Safely and efficiently operates an ambulance as defined by policy. Follows infection control...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Performs patient evaluations appropriate for the diagnosis and as indicated by the patient's condition, and with an understanding of the developmental needs of the population served. Must be able to create an individual treatment/workout plan for patients based on the patients exercise tolerance, physical condition, individual needs. Communicates effectively with physicians. Prepares the equipment for exercise, maintaining the gym area for cleanliness, and ordering the necessary supplies and materials. Completes all related documentation for each patient within the established time frames. Provides and coordinates patient and family education regarding equipment and disease process and documents appropriately. Provides direct patient care assigned to him/her while on duty with the understanding of the age-specific and population specific needs of those patients; and maintains patient confidentiality. Demonstrates critical thinking skills when assessing patient's needs and planning...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Answers telephone promptly and directs calls appropriately. Greets patients warmly and respectfully. Communicates efficiently and effectively with patient and significant others and keeps them informed. Obtains complete demographic and insurance information and enters into the system accurately. Respects the confidentiality of patient information and adheres to regulations for the privacy of protected health information. Schedules appointments according to established protocols. Informs and sets up patients and/or guardian for the patient portal at the time of service. Makes patient confirmation calls and directs patient to the patient portal for registration and to complete necessary paperwork. Shows concern and respect for others by dealing with people in a compassionate, sensitive and responsive manner. Takes accurate messages and processes them in a timely manner. Updates Patient Demographic and any other necessary forms to be completed at the time of each encounter. Informs and...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Phelps Health · Nursing Services Rolla, MO Nursing / Nursing Management Irregular Part-time, All Shifts, varies Req # 8463 The Registered Nurse (RN) provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process, demonstrating clinical competence relevant to the area of nursing practice, and adhering to the ANA Code of Ethics.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities 1.      Performs initial and ongoing assessments in all aspects of patient care to monitor patient status, improve quality, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to health care team members. 2.      Communicates to physicians and appropriate team members pertinent patient information in order to improve patient outcomes and quality care. Communicates to patient and family members in a timely manner that enhances the patient experience and promotes learning to support health care outcomes. 3.      Documents accurately and efficiently all patient care activities and required quality...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Follows established hospital policy regarding patient safety measures such as infection prevention, safe patient handling and movement, notification of the licensed nurse when patient condition changes to insure that patient care is provided in an optimally safe environment. Provides basic patient care duties under the supervision of a licensed nurse such as, but not limited to: vital signs, glucometer checks, toileting, feeding, bathing, and activity measures, etc. All actions are performed within the guidelines established in hospital policy and procedure. These actions will support quality outcomes and patient safety. Works collaboratively with nursing staff to care for the basic needs of each patient and quickly respond to patient requests to insure patient safety and enhance the patient’s experience. Documents accurately and efficiently all patient care activities realizing the importance of documentation in clinical decision making of other health care team members....
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Performs pre-certification, concurrent, retrospective and appeal review in an accurate and timely manner to assure reimbursement for Phelps Health. Acts as liaison between Patient Financial Service members and Care Management team. Works cooperatively with physician offices, communicating necessary information to assure reimbursements. Assists the Care Managers in visiting patients to check on discharge needs. Assists the Care Managers in referral calls for pre & post hospital care. Assists with communicating discharge-planning information to Third Party Payors and care providers. Completes appeals, back certifications, and retrospective reviews for the Denial, Prevention and Recovery department. Works under pressure and pays close attention to detail. Communicates clearly and effectively with a wide variety of individuals.   Job Qualifications Education Graduate of an approved practical nursing program or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Work Experience...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Cleans assigned patient rooms and ancillary areas on a daily basis following procedures and guidelines. Cleans assigned office spaces per policy. Uses appropriate cleaners for jobs assigned. Keeps carts locked and stored in proper locations. Keeps housekeeping carts/janitor closets clean, neat and organized at all times. Fills out daily sheets correctly. Must be turned into supervisor/director on a daily basis. Notifies supervisor of problems related to the cleaning and maintenance of assigned areas, chemicals, equipment failure, safety issues, facility issues that need repair or maintenance by Plant Operations. Job Qualifications Education High School graduate or equivalent preferred, a basic amount of education is necessary. Ability to read, write and follow directions. Must be willing and able to learn other tasks and duties. Work Experience A minimum of 0-3 months experience in housekeeping or floor care which can be learned through on-the-job training or previous experience....
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Assists with examination as requested within scope of practice guidelines. Documents chief complaint/visit reason and details according to provider preference. Initiates, reviews, and updates patient's medication and summary list according to provider preference. Obtains patient weight and vital signs accurately. Collects proper specimens for Point Of Care and laboratory testing enabling timely and accurate results. Coordinates patient care delivery of outpatient diagnostic services to include blood draws, EKG testing, and imaging services. Performs Venipuncture’s, EKG’s and other patient care duties as necessary. Completes chart review, nursing interviews, and Situation Background Assessment and Recommendation (SBAR) handoff tool. Provides patient teaching and supportive services as needed. Coordinate care between anesthesia provider surgeon/procedural clinics, primary care, specialists, including obtaining and following up on clearances and optimizations, and testing completion....
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
1.      Performs initial and ongoing assessments in all aspects of patient care to monitor patient status, improve quality, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to health care team members. 2.      Communicates to physicians and appropriate team members pertinent patient information in order to improve patient outcomes and quality care. Communicates to patient and family members in a timely manner that enhances the patient experience and promotes learning to support health care outcomes. 3.      Documents accurately and efficiently all patient care activities and required quality monitoring items to support the achievement of compliance with established quality measures (i.e. Core measures). 4.      Delegates appropriately to team members while maintaining an atmosphere fostering team work and accountability. Demonstrates understanding of the dynamics of health care, adapting to change in a positive and professional manner in an attempt to support the...
Phelps Health St James, NY, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Administers medications (oral, IM, and SC) as ordered. Assists with examination as requested within scope of license. Documents chief complaint/visit reason and details according to provider preference. Escorts patients to exam room and obtains patient height, weight, and a full set of vital signs accurately. Initiates, reviews, and updates patient's medication and summary list according to provider preference. Performs point of care lab testing and obtains blood samples and other specimens for lab testing as ordered. Informs and sets up patients and/or guardian for the patient portal at the time of service and informs and educates patients regarding the benefits of signing up for the patient portal. Provides patient teaching and supportive services as needed. Provides treatments as ordered. Schedules diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, obtaining precertification and authorization as required by payers and ordered by provider. Meets commitments, works independently, accepts...
Phelps Health St James, NY, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Provides direct interaction to patients in the clinic including escorting patients to rooms, obtaining vital signs, EKG’s, verification of medications, allergies, past medical/surgical/family history and chief complaint/visit reason according to provider preference, documenting accurate information in the patient chart in a timely manner. Routes phone messages, patient questions, and telephone communications to appropriate personnel. Acts as a general liaison between doctor and patient calling patients with normal/abnormal test results, answering questions and assisting physician with return calls. Assists with renewal and authorization of medications, administers medications (oral, IM and SQ) as ordered. Obtains blood samples and other specimens for testing as ordered. Schedules appointments, surgeries, diagnostic procedures, and admissions as ordered by the provider. Completes necessary paperwork, prior authorization, referrals and documentation. Monitors supply inventory,...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Jul 09, 2020
Phelps Health · Emergency Department Rolla, MO Nursing / Nursing Management P-shifts and every other weekend., 1840-0715 Req # 8479 The Registered Nurse (RN) of Emergency Services provides direct patient care to patients using the nursing process, demonstrating clinical competence relevant to the area of nursing practice, and adhering to the ANA Code of Ethics.   Essential Duties and Responsibilities 1.      Performs initial and ongoing assessments in all aspects of patient care to monitor patient status, improve quality, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to health care team members. 2.      Communicates to physicians and appropriate team members pertinent patient information in order to improve patient outcomes and quality care. Communicates to patient and family members in a timely manner that enhances the patient experience and promotes learning to support health care outcomes. 3.      Documents accurately and efficiently all patient care...