Month: September 2019

ACMH Encourages Residents to Get Their Annual Flu Shot With Extended Walk-In Hours

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics wants to remind you that getting a flu vaccine every year is the best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu and its potentially serious complications. Flu season typically begins in late October or November. Since the vaccine takes about two weeks for antibodies to develop in the body, getting the vaccine now will offer protection when the season begins.

Medical Laboratory Technician (Full-Time) – Hiring Bonus Available

Position: Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT, MT, or MLS)
Department: Laboratory
Hours: Full-Time
General Description:
Perform all levels of testing complexity and analysis on biological specimens to provide information used in the diagnosis, prevention or treatment of disease. Utilize a variety of procedures that may involve numerous detailed tests and techniques that require the use of professional judgment. Carries out a variety of complex procedures involving considerable independent judgment. The incumbent must be able to perform procedures of moderate and high complexity in Hematology, Blood Bank, Urinalysis, Chemistry, Immunology and Microbiology. Works with all levels within the organization and maintains positive relationships, cooperation, communication and coordination of all activities.
Experience/Education Requirements:
Requirements include graduation from an accredited program for medical laboratory professionals and ASCP certification required. Would consider someone with a four-year degree in a science related field of study and experience in a hospital setting as a lab technician. Experience in hospital laboratory preferred. Ability to adapt to flexible work schedule and frequent interruptions. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills. Must exhibit a high degree of responsibility for confidential matters.
Benefits
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (15 days per year)
  • 7 paid holidays (including your birthday)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS Retirement Program
  • and much more!

Hiring Bonus Available — $1,500 upon hire and $1,500 after one year of service.

About Us:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is a 25 bed, Critical Access Hospital serving Audubon County and the surrounding areas, with the mission of “Excellence With Quality and Compassion to Those We Serve.” Our services include emergency services, acute care, skilled nursing services, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and surgical services. In addition, we offer several specialty services including orthopedic, mental health, audiology, plastic surgery, hand and microvascular, sports medicine, pain management, podiatry, dermatology, oncology, spine surgery, cardiology, urology, head and neck surgery, and urology. We also operate two rural health clinics, Audubon Family Health Clinic and Exira Medical Clinic. Our clinics offer complete care from newborns to senior adults by providing well child check-ups, age-appropriate preventative care, sports and school physicals, immunizations, and treatment of occasional and ongoing illnesses.
Contact:
Kolton Hewlett, Senior Director of Administrative Services
712-563-5293 | hewlettk@acmhhosp.org
EEO/AAP Statement:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, ACMHC takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
Posted on 11/26/2019

Laboratory Director (Full-Time)

Position: Laboratory Director
Department: Laboratory
Hours: Full-Time
General Description:
Responsible for supervising all of the Laboratory department operational procedures and staff. In charge of equipment maintenance, inventory, reorganizing, and continually updating the department’s policies and procedures and educating staff. Assists with overseeing the budget, department operations, staffing, and resource needs. Makes sure the department is in compliance with both regulatory and accrediting organizations. Serves as a working supervisor and performs the functions of all positions and areas within the department frequently and as needed.
Experience/Education Requirements:
Requirements include graduation from an accredited program for medical laboratory professionals and ASCP certificaiton or a four-year degree in a science related field of study. 5 years of laboratory experience required. Ability to adapt to flexible work schedule and frequent interruptions. Ability to prioritize to meet deadlines on daily work and special projects. Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision. Effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills. Must exhibit a high degree of responsibility for confidential matters. Must have demonstrated experience leading others and coaching employees. Provider relations experience preferred.
Benefits
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (20 days per year)
  • 7 paid holidays (including your birthday)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS Retirement Program
  • and much more!
About Us:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is a 25 bed, Critical Access Hospital serving Audubon County and the surrounding areas, with the mission of “Excellence With Quality and Compassion to Those We Serve.” Our services include emergency services, acute care, skilled nursing services, laboratory, radiology, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and surgical services. In addition, we offer several specialty services including orthopedic, mental health, audiology, plastic surgery, hand and microvascular, sports medicine, pain management, podiatry, dermatology, oncology, spine surgery, cardiology, urology, head and neck surgery, and urology. We also operate two rural health clinics, Audubon Family Health Clinic and Exira Medical Clinic. Our clinics offer complete care from newborns to senior adults by providing well child check-ups, age-appropriate preventative care, sports and school physicals, immunizations, and treatment of occasional and ongoing illnesses.
Contact:
Kolton Hewlett, Senior Director of Administrative Services
712-563-5293 | hewlettk@acmhhosp.org
EEO/AAP Statement:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, ACMHC takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
Posted on 11/19/2019

Expanded Spine Surgery Services at Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics

Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is excited to announce that Dr. Pedro Ricart will be adding spine surgeries to his list of services provided in our outpatient specialty clinic! Dr. Ricart has been providing our patients with acute and chronic nonsurgical treatment for neck and back issues since 2017 and will now be performing minimally invasive spine procedures for adult scoliosis & kyphosis, and cervical and lumbar disc problems.