Phelps Health




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
Dec 02, 2020
Handles requests and inquiries for patient health information whether received via mail, fax, phone, or in-person. Verifies the patient identity and confirms that the authorization is valid. Ensures the requesting party has a legal right to request a patient's medical information. This position performs the following basic functions of the (HIM) Health Information Management Department: Collects and checks-in inpatient, observation, and surgery charts. Following up on missing charts that are not received timely. Processes (assembling, scanning, and linking) current patient documentation when rounding on floors or post discharge according to the HIM Clerical Staff Productivity and Quality Procedures policy. Collects and processes (assembling, scanning, and linking) discharged charts from outpatient departments and visits according to the HIM Clerical Staff Productivity and Quality Procedures policy. Performs self-quality checks ensuring that scanned documentation possesses necessary...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Dec 02, 2020
1.      Communicates problems incurred with patient’s diets, appropriateness of meal selections, patient’s meal concerns, patient’s likes and dislikes that may affect their food and beverage intake, or the nutritional adequacy of the meal or diet that the patient is receiving. 2.      Performs administrative tasks pertaining to the maintaining of the patient menus, food selections, snacks, and diet orders for accuracy. 3.      Communicates with patient or nursing any questions regarding patient’s understanding of diet or diet modifications. 4.      Takes temperatures of food items prior to meal service.  Checks meal tray accuracy of diet order to ensure quality. 5.      Prepares and delivers snacks for patients. Education High school education or equivalent preferred; an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.   Minimum Work Experience Six months experience in Healthcare Food Services required. Certification/Licenses Not Applicable...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Dec 02, 2020
1.      Responds to customers request for medication or information. Follows through to meet customer's needs. 2.      Participates and /or contributes to Pharmacy and hospital improvement activities. 3.      Stocks vials, caps and bags; cleaning/clearing counter space and end of day, checking drop box at pharmacy entrance. 4.      Displays a working knowledge of computer operation to include inputting of prescriptions, adding new patients, running refills and providing price checks.  5.      Completes order entry and billing in a timely and accurate manner. 6.      Obtains medication from shelf, placing in vial, labeling, and performing National Drug Code (NDC#) check.   7.      Performs simple pharmacy calculations and efficient use of reference material.   8.      Receives prescriptions from customers and verifying customer prescription information for accuracy and completeness. 9.      Puts away wholesale medication/over the counter (OTC) by placing stickers on items and...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Dec 02, 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
Dec 02, 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
Dec 02, 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 Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 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 procedures and...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
1.      Follows established hospital policy regarding patient safety measures such as infection prevention, safe patient handling and movement, notification of the licensed nurse when patient behavior/activities change to insure patient safety. 2.      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.  3.      Provide constant observation to those requiring a 1:1 sitter, working with the patient care team to ensure seamless safety coverage. 4.      Documents accurately and efficiently all patient behaviors and activities at the time intervals set by policy related to the type of sitter service being provided. 5.      Communicates to appropriate team member's pertinent patient information in order to improve patient outcomes and maintain patient safety. 6.      Adapts to change in a positive and professional manner in an attempt to support the...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Phelps Health · Respiratory Services Rolla, MO Allied Health Full-time, P-shifts, every other weekend & call required., 6p to 6:30a Req # 7664 Under the general supervision of the Respiratory Services Director the Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) is responsible for assessing, implementing and evaluating the respiratory care of an assigned group of patients while demonstrating clinical competence relevant to the respiratory care scope of practice, and adhering to the AARC Statement of Ethics and Professional Conduct.  RRTs practice according to hospital polices and procedures, provide direct care with an understanding of age-specific developmental needs of their patients and actively work to provide outstanding customer service.  RRTs adhere to Phelps Health's Corporate Compliance Plan and to the rules and regulations of all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.     Department Specific Skills Refer to the Respiratory Services Competency...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
1.      Serves on an agency council or committee, as a clinical coach, or in another professional role as defined by the Home Health Manager or Director. This requirement may be waived if the RN is enrolled in a bachelors or masters nursing degree program. 2.      Administers medications and performs planned interventions safely, competently, and efficiently by following hospital policies, procedures, and protocols. 3.      Communicates to the physician, changes in the patient’s condition and advocates for patient needs in a collegial manner and using the SBAR format. 4.      Coordinates patient care by effective collaboration with other health care team members and facilities. 5.      Demonstrates understanding of the dynamics of health care, adapting to change in a positive and professional manner. 6.      Documents accurately and appropriately patient care activities at point of care including assessments, interventions, care plans, and physician communication in the...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Administers medications (including IVs) and performs planned interventions safely, competently, and efficiently by following hospital policies, procedures, and protocols, accordingly to the scope of the LPN role. Appropriately assesses patients and collaborates with the RN to provide necessary interventions. Assesses patient complaints of pain and reassesses pain intervention effectiveness within 90 minutes after the intervention. Assists the RN in the admission interview process and makes accurate and ongoing assessment of patients with regard to developmental status. Delegates patient care tasks to PCAs within their scope of duties and evaluates their performance. Demonstrates understanding of the dynamics of health care, adapting to change in a positive and professional manner. Follows infection control procedures and utilizes safe patient handling and movement techniques and ensures that other team members do so. Hands off care of the patient by giving pertinent and concise...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 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
Nov 27, 2020
1.      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.  Maintains an organized work area.  Responds to telemetry alarms immediately, taking appropriate actions. 2.      Performs Scope Tech/clerical duties to support unit functioning.  Filing, printing, copying, enters charges, maintains printers and fax machines, copies charts, call physician consults, and orders supplies.  Assigns patient rooms based on admitting data and Nursing Shift Manager acuity information.  Maintains unit specific log books.  Assures all chart forms are labeled with patient identification stickers to prepare for scanning.  Disassembles medical record upon discharge.  Makes sure all monitors are returned after transfer/discharge of patients. Also provides limited patient care duties...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
1.      Serves on an agency council or committee, as a clinical coach, or in another professional role as defined by the Home Health Manager or Director. This requirement may be waived if the RN is enrolled in a bachelors or masters nursing degree program. 2.      Administers medications and performs planned interventions safely, competently, and efficiently by following hospital policies, procedures, and protocols. 3.      Communicates to the physician, changes in the patient’s condition and advocates for patient needs in a collegial manner and using the SBAR format. 4.      Coordinates patient care by effective collaboration with other health care team members and facilities. 5.      Demonstrates understanding of the dynamics of health care, adapting to change in a positive and professional manner. 6.      Documents accurately and appropriately patient care activities at point of care including assessments, interventions, care plans, and physician communication in the...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Administers medications (including IVs) and performs planned interventions safely, competently, and efficiently by following hospital policies, procedures, and protocols, accordingly to the scope of the LPN role. Appropriately assesses patients and collaborates with the RN to provide necessary interventions. Assesses patient complaints of pain and reassesses pain intervention effectiveness within 90 minutes after the intervention. Assists the RN in the admission interview process and makes accurate and ongoing assessment of patients with regard to developmental status. Delegates patient care tasks to PCAs within their scope of duties and evaluates their performance. Demonstrates understanding of the dynamics of health care, adapting to change in a positive and professional manner. Follows infection control procedures and utilizes safe patient handling and movement techniques and ensures that other team members do so. Hands off care of the patient by giving pertinent and concise...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Phelps Health Homecare Rolla, MO Home Health Full-time, Days with Call, M-F 8a-5p with assinged call Req # 8231   Under the general supervision of the Hospice Manager, Director or designee 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.   Education: Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing preferred. Graduate from an accredited school of nursing.   Minimum Work Experience: One year of clinical nursing experience required. One or more years of Home Health nursing 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. Basic Life Support     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities   The Hospice RN may be required to serve on an agency council or committee, as a clinical coach, or in another...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Demonstrates schedule flexibility, punctuality and availability, and works well under pressure. Communicates/discusses semi complex or involved information; sets priorities; organizes and coordinates a variety of multiple tasks, prioritizing and managing time effectively; meets and establishes time schedules; and works cohesively with all levels of hospital personnel and physicians. Provides personal care and safe transfers, which includes proficiency with adaptive equipment such as hoyer lifts and sliding boards, demonstration skills as required. Demonstrates solid interpersonal, customer and problem-solving skills. Handles confidential materials, complies with the corporate compliance plan. Participates in hospital performance improvement initiatives as directed. Keeps both patient and significant others informed of exam status. Responds to patient's request for assistance in a timely manner and follows through to meet patient's need. Performs patient CT and MRI services...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Phelps Health · Surgical Orthopedics Rolla, MO Nursing / Nursing Management Irregular Part-time, VARIES Req # 8311 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:...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Demonstrates principles of decontamination/sterilization. Correct use of personal protective equipment (gown, gloves, face mask, boots) Correctly sorts instrumentation for cleaning according to manufacturer’s specification. Correctly cleans CASE carts. Correctly inspects packages for integrity after sterilization. Demonstrates principles of sterilization. Correct use of biological and chemical sterilization indicators. Correctly sterilizes instrumentation according to manufacturer’s specifications. Accurately labels instrumentation. Correctly documents sterilizer loads and tests. Demonstrates knowledge of instruments and equipment. Correct assembly of instrumentation.\ Correctly tests instrumentation for optimal functioning. Notifies supervisor of broken and/or malfunctioning instrumentation and removes them from service. Correctly identifies specific department instrumentation ie. Surgery, obstetrics, and emergency services. Maintains daily inventory of equipment and supplies. Is...
Phelps Health Rolla, MO, USA
Nov 27, 2020
Follows established hospital policy regarding patient safety measures such as infection prevention, safe patient handling and movement, critical lab notification, etc. to ensure that patient care is provided in an optimally safe environment; within scope of practice. Provides quality care for all patients including groups, one-on-one meetings, 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. Performs ongoing assessments throughout patients’ stay to assist in the care and to improve quality, enhance patient safety, and to provide accurate information to health care team members. Works collaboratively with the entire multidisciplinary team. Documents accurately and efficiently patient activities and required quality monitoring items to support the achievement of compliance with established quality measures. Communicates to physicians and...