Henry County Health Center



Welcome to Henry County Health Center, a hospital with a rich heritage of caring for patients and area residents since 1921. Located at the Crossroads of Southeast Iowa, HCHC is a 74-bed facility, featuring 25 acute care beds, along with our 49 bed long-term care facility, Park Place. HCHC remains a leader in healthcare and is well respected by hospitals of all sizes. With our technological innovation and associates who are compassionate and committed to those we serve, HCHC strives for excellence in all that we do. 
 
As a community-based health center, our patients are oftentimes family members, friends, and neighbors. HCHC’s associates are committed to meeting the needs of our patients, and are truly dedicated to providing the highest possible care. In addition to the compassion and commitment that runs throughout the organization, HCHC has experienced numerous accomplishments. These include receiving the Most Wired Hospital award for five consecutive years, receiving state and national awards, providing innovative technology, and offering advanced specialties and a highly respected medical staff. These are all notable achievements for a facility of HCHC’s size, and we will continue to build on these strengths to ensure a strong future for HCHC.  
 
As a hospital, we are always striving to advance the quality of medicine that is provided to area residents, and we also have a strong focus on patient safety. We believe in providing high quality, effective care for patients, along with making the hospital a satisfying workplace by keeping associates engaged in moving the organization forward. With our vision as the healthcare provider and employer of choice, and our mission to enhance the health of individuals and our communities through high quality, effective and efficient services, we will continue to focus on quality, service excellence, innovation, and being the employer of choice.
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Prior experience with scrubbing surgical procedures in Ortho, General, ENT, Ophthalmology and GI Endoscopy.  Sterile processing experience a plus.  Requires effective communication skills, flexibility and attention to detail a must. Responsibilities Provides patient care activities directed toward the perioperative patients comfort and personal needs Approaches patients, families and visitors in a professional manner Protects patient sensitivities and right to privacy. Maintains patient confidentiality by following all HIPAA policies and procedures. Participates in surgical safety time-out procedures and processes. Checks all supplies for expiration dates prior to use. Participates in completion of daily assignments. Acts as a resource person regarding surgical instrumentation and supplies, orientation and staff teaching. Completes all competencies as required. Attends staff meetings. Follows all safety protocols for patients and employees. Reports defective equipment, supplies and...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Active Nursing License.  Prefer current BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP and TNCC or within 1 year of hire.   Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency care setting, based on age, utilizing the process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system. Communicates with Emergency Department physicians about changes in patient's status, symptomatology and results of diagnostic studies. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. He/she shall perform nursing functions in accordance with the policies, procedures, and objectives of the Nursing Service. Responsibilities Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcomes, consults with other team members as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The medical laboratory technician (MLT) performs various laboratory tests to obtain data for use in diagnosis and treatment of diseases. They obtain or receive specimens for laboratory analysis and judge if specimens are of good quality. All laboratory equipment and needed materials are under the care of the MLT. They are responsible for understanding the basic principles behind each test and for utilizing that knowledge in all departments. Quality control is a major consideration in their work. They report all test results and maintain records of performance as defined in the laboratory’s general and sectional policy and procedure manuals. Good phlebotomy skills a must.  Team player and able to multitask. Responsibilities SECTION II              ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS The Medical Laboratory Technician works closely with all laboratory personnel, all patients, and the staff at locations where the specimens are obtained. Obtains and/or receives specimens from patients for lab...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
A Radiology Technologist is a professional care giver who performs diagnostic Radiology not requiring constant supervision.  Performs all required functions and educational procedures to the patient for proper care.   ARRT, permit to practice state of Iowa, CPR CT experience or willing to cross train, available as needed for staffing of department. Responsibilities ESSENTIONAL FUNCTIONS Produces quality Radiographs in accordance with the established standards of the Radiologist, Department Director and all governing agencies. Produces quality x-rays by knowledge of anatomy, utilizing adequate positioning skills, knowledge of Radiographic and processing equipment, proper technical factors, proper PAC’s manipulations of images, and knowledge of quality control testing. Practices proper radiation protection techniques in accordance with prescribed safety standards in regard to self, patients and other individuals when ionizing radiation. Wears assigned radiation badge while...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
To enhance hospital services through the effective and efficient registration of all patients by obtaining complete and accurate demographic and financial information in or to provide quality patient services while maintaining confidentiality at all times Responsibilities Greets Public. Register patients for services. Verify all components for clean admission (insurance, signatures, phone number, address etc.). Processes pre-registration documents. Reconciles and adjusts daily census. Arranges for proper bed assignment according to patient type and diagnosis and secures transportation services for the patient. Communicates errors and problems to appropriate associate for correction.   Qualifications Abilities: None required prefer prior medical/office experience. Minimal lifting. Answering phones. Basic computer knowledge. Good Typing skills. Attention to detail and accuracy.   Education: High school diploma or equivalent.   Annual Requirements, licensure and certifications:...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Current RN or LPN license required.
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Active C.N.A. certification; BLS, positive attitude, excellent communication skills, reliable and dependable. Functions as part of the nursing care team by delivering basic care to residents in accordance with the department’s philosophy, standards of care, Health Center’s policies and procedures, and established care plans. Provides resident centered care and promotes a more homelike environment based on each resident’s preference. Must have current C.N.A. certificate and BCLS. Responsibilities Recognizes the importance of quality of life and ensures the integration of these events in each resident’s daily life. Promotes resident respect and self esteem by allowing choice/opportunity to make decisions based on information provided to them and their personal preferences.   Qualifications Education Minimum of 2 years of high school  Annual Requirements, Licensure, and Certification Current certification as a nursing assistant or enrolled in C.N.A. course or equivalent...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The staff RN is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides general nursing care to those patients.  Requires current, active Iowa Nursing License;  prefer current BLS, ACLS, and PALS, but will train. Responsibilities Delivers care to the patient in the health care continuum utilizing the nursing process. Demonstrates the ability to manage a typical patient assignment. Educates patients and families. Efficiently delegates to and supervises LPNs and CNAs. Efficiently coordinates ancillary services Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing technique. Complies with all relevant nursing policies and procedures. Complies with all relevant HCHC policies and standards. Demonstrates flexibility with staffing needs. Serves as a professional role model in appearance, communication, and ethical behavior. Maintains self-development and educational standards....
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The staff RN is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides general nursing care to those patients.  Requires curent, active Iowa Nursing License.  Preferred active BLS, ACLS, and PALS, but will train. Responsibilities Delivers care to the patient in the health care continuum utilizing the nursing process. Demonstrates the ability to manage a typical patient assignment. Educates patients and families. Efficiently delegates to and supervises LPNs and CNAs. Efficiently coordinates ancillary services Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing technique. Complies with all relevant nursing policies and procedures. Complies with all relevant HCHC policies and standards. Demonstrates flexibility with staffing needs. Serves as a professional role model in appearance, communication, and ethical behavior. Maintains self-development and educational standards....
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Preferred current BLS, PALS, ACLS, NRP and TNCC.  Must be willing to obtain all certifications within 3-6 months of hire.  Current Iowa RN license required.
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Active C.N.A. certification; BLS, positive attitude, excellent communication skills, reliable and dependable. Functions as part of the nursing care team by delivering basic care to residents in accordance with the department’s philosophy, standards of care, Health Center’s policies and procedures, and established care plans. Provides resident centered care and promotes a more homelike environment based on each resident’s preference. Must have current C.N.A. certificate and BCLS. Responsibilities Recognizes the importance of quality of life and ensures the integration of these events in each resident’s daily life. Promotes resident respect and self esteem by allowing choice/opportunity to make decisions based on information provided to them and their personal preferences.   Qualifications Education Minimum of 2 years of high school  Annual Requirements, Licensure, and Certification Current certification as a nursing assistant or enrolled in C.N.A. course or equivalent...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The staff RN is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for a group of patients for a designated time frame and provides general nursing care to those patients.   Requires current, active Iowa Nursing License;  prefer current BLS, ACLS, and PALS, but will train. Responsibilities Delivers care to the patient in the health care continuum utilizing the nursing process. Demonstrates the ability to manage a typical patient assignment. Educates patients and families. Efficiently delegates to and supervises LPNs and CNAs. Efficiently coordinates ancillary services Administers prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing technique. Complies with all relevant nursing policies and procedures. Complies with all relevant HCHC policies and standards. Demonstrates flexibility with staffing needs. Serves as a professional role model in appearance, communication, and ethical behavior. Maintains self-development and educational standards....
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The primary responsibility is to plan, organize and direct services of the hospital’s Medical Surgical, Specialty Care Unit (SCU), Hospitalist and Infusion Services according to hospital policies, standard practices of profession, and state and federal laws. Responsibilities Manage, supervise and coordinates delivery of patient care for Med Surg, SCU, Hospitalist and Infusion Services on a 24-hour basis. Serves as a professional role model and mentor to staff.  Consistently communicates with staff through various methods, including monthly department meetings.   Ensures compliance with clinical patient care standards and established policies and procedures. Coordinates the development, implementation and evaluation of departmental policies and procedures on an annual basis. Plan, schedule and organize work for staff, ensuring proper distribution of assignments, and efficient utilization of personnel. Coordinate activities of nursing staff with other hospital personnel Facilitates...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Experience in janitorial work is preferred, but not necessary. We are willing to train anyone that strives to achieve quality work, is willing to go above and beyond for our customers (both external and internal), can be a valuable part of a team, is accountable for their actions, respects fellow associates as well as our patients, and is trustworthy.   Performs daily cleaning tasks for patient and resident rooms, nursing stations, lounges, restrooms, offices, clinic areas, and any other areas assigned in accordance with standard procedures of the Environmental Services Department and in accordance with facility standards and objectives. Responsibilities Perform all environmental services-related tasks demonstrating service orientation to patients, family members, guests, and staff. Perform basic cleaning functions in assigned areas (job duty) following established schedules and using prescribed methods: Dusts horizontal surfaces Empties wastebaskets, removes waste, relines...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The Imaging Services Director will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the overall operation of the Radiology Department. Ensures compliance with patient care quality standards as it relates to the care provided to all age groups of patients ranging from newborn to elderly.   Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in QC activities. Assures competency of all personnel. Assists in formulating the budget. Maintains efficient and effective department operations while requiring compliance with all state, federal and local regulatory laws, standards and protocols.   Responsibilities SECTION II              ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS             Demonstrates management skills to establish policies, procedures, standards and to plan, direct, and supervise all administrative, technical aspects of the Radiology Department. Maintains Radiologic services in accordance with standards established by the hospital and with the state,...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Minimum of one year busy Emergency Department experience. BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, TNCC and ENPC or within 6 months of hire. Triage experience
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Provides patient care as directed by the Registered Nurse Responsibilities   Provides basic nursing care to non-acutely ill patients within the Certified Nursing Assistant’s (CNAs) scope of practice that includes actions that meet psychosocial needs and physical needs. Provides general aspects of care that meet psychosocial or physical needs or both simultaneously, within the CNAs scope of practice. Meets communication needs of patients. Demonstrates performance reflecting the initiative and responsibility expected of a CNA. Performs other duties as assigned, within the CNAs scope of practice. Assists in admission, transfer and discharge of patient. Performs basic patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain. Demonstrates ability to communicate to the Registered Nurse any observed changes in patient status and responses.  Maintains awareness of the needs...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
To enhance rehabilitation services through the effective and efficient communication, maintaining physical space and supplies and assisting clinical staff as appropriate. Back up registration and scheduling of all patients by obtaining complete and accurate demographic and financial information in or to provide quality patient services while maintaining confidentiality at all times. Responsibilities   Greets Public. Receives and makes necessary phone calls pertaining to patient care including communication with physicians, case managers, VA, and insurance carriers Coordinates with EWS for therapist absences Continuously monitors waiting area to assure long waits do not occur. Mail/Fax evals/recerts, etc. to Doctors  Send out inner office mailings Check the mail/distribute mail Submits all worked hours to manager Filing Open/close department Discharge of patients/break down charts/get appropriate papers to HIS Daily audits Forwards orders to EWS as neede Completes Daily Readiness...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The House Supervisor represents leadership during hours that organizational leaders are not present. Provides oversight of HCHC and staff when department leaders are not present. Assures that Health Center policies and procedures are followed during the shift. Notifies administrator-on-call of any significant problems or situations. Responsibilities Identifies and utilizes available resources within nursing and interdepartmentally; promoting efficient use of resources and helps maintain established levels of productivity. Makes regular patient rounds/patient advocate documenting patient complaints and communicates where necessary. Effectively addresses patient and family concerns as they arise in the absence of leadership; documenting concerns and follow up actions per organizational policy. Serves as a role model/mentor to all staff at all times. Provides staff education as appropriate. Maintains clinical competencies of a registered staff nurse. Assists in presenting...
Nov 03, 2021
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The Activity Assistant assists the Activity Director to provide group and individual activities for the elders. Duties will involve personal contact with a varying elder population and a varied work schedule that may include some weekends, evenings, and holidays. Tasks also will involve record keeping, attention to the environment, use of supplies and equipment, and maintenance of storage areas.  This position will also include 16 hours per week C.N.A. work.  Responsibilities ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS                              Assist with activities as directed by the Activity Director and in accordance with each elder’s plan of care.   Group: a) Be sure are to be used for activity is free b) Set areas up as needed for the type of activity planned. c) Remind nursing staff of activities scheduled and elders who wish to participate d) Assist with transport of elders to the activity area. e) Follow the instructions for the activity as directed. f) Observe individual elder...