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.
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Perform selected nursing and administrative/clerical duties that assist in patient care management; these duties are delegated in relation to the degree of training in accordance with the objectives and policies of the organization and respective state laws. Responsibilities Prepares patient for examination and/or treatment Assists the provider as directed Takes patient history and vital signs Sets up exam/treatment rooms and instruments for minor surgical procedures Prepares and maintains supplies and equipment Qualifications Required:  Maintains quality control standards Communicates clearly and effectively   Preferred: Graduation from an accredited MA program, or LPN with physician office experience, or high school graduate with ability to be trained.
Assistant/Support
Schedule:
Days, 8 hour shifts
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Qualified candidates are eligible for a $10,000 Forgivable Loan. (Similar to a sign-on bonus.)   Iowa RN License in good standing.  Surgical RN circulator experience strongly preferred.  experience with scrubbing, sterile processing a plus.  Position requires AHA, BLS, ACLS, PALS certifications (can obtain ACLS, PALS after hire); AORN or other relevant memeberships preferred, effective communication skills, flexibility and attention to detail a must. Responsibilities Provides patient care activities directed toward the perioperative patients comfort and personal needs. Appropriately documents patient condition, including results of any interventions. Adapts nursing procedures to meet the needs for treatment of the individual patient. Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate actions in a timely manner. Demonstrates ability to assess cardiorespiratory systems for changes and is able to treat appropriately. Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to...
Nursing
Schedule:
Day Shift, with weeknight, weekend, and holiday call rotation.
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 Communicate with clarity, tact, and efficiency in both verbal and written communication. Work collaboratively in a team environment. Work independently and exercise initiative. Consistently display a high level of service and rapport with patients, visitors, associates, and physicians. Understand and interpret Health Center policies and procedures. Interpret data and construct reports as requested Interact effectively with a wide variety of personalities. Qualifications Required: Graduation from an accredited nursing program Must have an active Iowa nursing license in good standing   Preferred:  3-5 years acute care nursing...
Assistant/Support
Schedule:
Nights and Weekends, 12 hour shifts
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Qualified candidates are eligible for a $10,000 Forgivable Loan. (Similar to a sign-on bonus.)   The respiratory therapist assumes responsibility for the administration of the procedures and services offered by the Cardiopulmonary Department. Must perform all required functions and educational procedures to the patient for proper care without constant supervision. These include bronchial hygiene, EKG’s, EEG’s, polysomnography, bronchodilation, nasal washings, cardiac stress testing, oxygen delivery, pulmonary function testing, codes, ABG’s and ventilator care.    72 hours/pay period. Day shift.  Responsibilities Check orders and prescriptions to confirm the correct test and obtain any other information needed. Therapist will be able to administer aerosolized medication to patients using compressed air and appropriate equipment. Complete accurate charting and charging for all services provided. Provide EKG testing in a timely and efficient manner. Perform and coach patients...
Therapy
Schedule:
Days
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Qualified candidates are eligible for a $10,000 Forgivable Loan. (Similar to a sign-on bonus.)   Current Iowa RN License required.  Minimum of one year busy Emergency Department experience. BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, TNCC and ENPC or within 6 months of hire. Triage experience
Education Nursing
Schedule:
Nights
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Qualified candidates are eligible for a $10,000 Forgivable Loan. (Similar to a sign-on bonus.)   Provides direct patient care to patients of all ages, pediatric through geriatric populations. Address the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with the surgeon and anesthesia provider as needed about the patient’s condition. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Assess operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Monitors, positions and assists during patient procedures. Responsibilities ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides patient care activities directed toward the perioperative patients comfort and personal needs Approaches patients, families and visitors in a professional manner Appropriately documents patient condition,...
Nursing
Schedule:
Days
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Ultrasound certification required with experience in OB, Vascular, general and Echo.  General X-ray certification requested.  ARDMS and ARRT registry.  The Ultrasound / ECHO Technologist performs all ultrasonic diagnostic procedures, e.g. echocardiograms, abdominal and pelvic sonograms, for patients as ordered. They also perform radiology procedures as necessary. These procedures will be performed on various ages of patients in accordance with the age-specific delivery of care policy. This person will be able to operate all radiographic equipment, ultrasound equipment, and process images as needed.   Responsibilities Demonstrates knowledge of all clerical duties in the front office. Demonstrates knowledge of image maintenance and filing system. Demonstrates knowledge of use of equipment in office, such as computer, fax, and copier. Demonstrates knowledge of the transportation of patients and patient care. Assists in coverage of department and telephone communication. Demonstrates...
Medical Imaging Technician
Schedule:
Days
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Food service experience is preferred.  Successful candidate must be responsible, respectful and honest.  Willing to train a person agreeable to following our quality standards and providing the best possible customer service. Qualifications Associate in this position must demonstrate the ability to Read and understand English in order to perform the essential functions of this position Accept guidance from the Food Service Tech I in the absence of the Director and Food Production Supervisor. Maintain our associate values when faced with time restraints and customer concerns Operate a point of sale system, and use basic math to count change back to customers, and reconcile cash drawer at the end of the day Be able to multi-task with efficiency   Education and experience High School Diploma or currently pursuing High School Diploma   Annual requirements, licensure, and certification Sanitation Certificate Therapeutic Diet Certificate   Machines, tools, equipment and work...
Dietary & Nutrition
Schedule:
6:30am-3:00pm every other weekend and holiday
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Qualified candidates are eligible for a $2,500 Forgivable Loan. (Similar to a sign-on bonus.) 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...
Assistant/Support Nursing
Schedule:
Nights
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Qualified candidates are eligible for a $2,500 Forgivable Loan. (Similar to a sign-on bonus.) 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...
Assistant/Support Nursing
Schedule:
Days
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...
Assistant/Support Nursing
Schedule:
Nights
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Performs selected nursing and administrative/clerical duties that assist in patient care management. Responsibilities The Medical Assistant's reponsibilities include, but are not limited to:  Preparing patients for exams and treatments Taking patient history and vitals Setting up exam rooms for procedures Preparing and maintaining supplies and equipment Qualifications A successful candidate will have a medical assistant certification or comparable skills.
Assistant/Support
Schedule:
Days
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Food service experience is preferred.  Successful candidate must be responsible, respectful and honest.  Willing to train a person agreeable to following our quality standards and providing the best possible customer service.
Dietary & Nutrition
Schedule:
Varies
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
Clinical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Laboratory Technician or CLIA equivalent desired. Other science degrees may be acceptable.   The medical laboratory technicican (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.   40 hours/week. 12-hour shifts evening/nights with weekend rotation.  Responsibilities Job Relationships Responsibility The Medical Laboratory Technician is responsible to the laboratory manager....
Laboratory Technician Technologist
Schedule:
Evenings/Nights with weekend rotation
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. 72 hours/pay period, night shift.  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. Successful completion of skills checklist within 45 days of hire....
Nursing
Schedule:
Nights
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
Education Nursing
Schedule:
10:45am - 11:15pm
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. Qualifications A. Abilities: 1. Communicate with clarity, tact, and efficiency in both verbal and written communication. 2. Work collaboratively in a team environment. 3. Work independently and exercise initiative. 4. Consistently display a high level of service and rapport with patients, visitors, associates, and physicians. 5. Understand and interpret Health Center policies and procedures. 6. Interpret data and construct reports as requested 7. Interact effectively with a wide variety of personalities. B. Education and Experience: 1. 3-5 years acute care nursing experience preferred. 2. 3-5 years nursing experience in the Emergency Department or...
Assistant/Support
Schedule:
Nights
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. 72 hours/pay period night shift.  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. Successful completion of skills checklist within 45 days of hire....
Nursing
Schedule:
Nights
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. 72 hours/pay period night shift.  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. Successful completion of skills checklist within 45 days of hire....
Nursing
Schedule:
Nights
Henry County Health Center Mount Pleasant, IA 52641
The respiratory therapist assumes responsibility for the administration of the procedures and services offered by the Cardiopulmonary Department. Must perform all required functions and educational procedures to the patient for proper care without constant supervision. These include bronchial hygiene, EKG’s, EEG’s, polysomnography, bronchodilation, nasal washings, cardiac stress testing, oxygen delivery, pulmonary function testing, codes, ABG’s and ventilator care.    Day shift - PRN     Responsibilities Check orders and prescriptions to confirm the correct test and obtain any other information needed. Therapist will be able to administer aerosolized medication to patients using compressed air and appropriate equipment. Complete accurate charting and charging for all services provided. Provide EKG testing in a timely and efficient manner. Perform and coach patients with pulmonary function testing. Perform EEG testing. Perform Sleep lab (PSG) testing. If not presently certified...
Therapy
Schedule:
PRN