Author: Susan Greving

ACMH Introduces SHIIP Counselor, Ana Kauffman

ACMH introduces Audubon County SHIIP Volunteer Counselor 

Audubon- The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) is a free, objective, and confidential service offered through the state of Iowa to help people sort through confusing information about Medicare and determine eligibility for financial assistance or benefits.

ACMH Offers Post-COVID Recovery Support Group

Audubon County Memorial Hospital is now offering a Post-COVID recovery support group for those individuals who would like to connect with others that are having a shared experience. Support groups offer a safe environment where members that share the same condition come together to suggest coping strategies, feel more empowered and gain a sense of community.

Masks No Longer Required at ACMH

Face Coverings (Masks) No Longer Required at Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics.

According to the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) “The move to ease up on masking reflects current conditions at this phase of the coronavirus pandemic, including widespread immunity through vaccination and prior infection as well as better access to testing and treatments.”

Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist/CMA (Full-Time)** Weekend Package Option Available**

Position: Medical Laboratory Technician or Medical Technologist/CMA
Department: Laboratory
Hours: Full-Time ** Weekend Package Option Available**
General Description:
Collects specimens and performs testing ensuring that testing is conducted in an accurate, efficient and timely manner that facilitates positive patient care in accordance with established policies, protocols and practice guidelines. 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. Works with all levels within the organization and maintains positive relationships, cooperation, communication and coordination of all activities.

Contact Haillie Bruch at careers@acmhhosp.org or 712-563-5258 for more information.

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 laboratory setting. 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
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS Retirement Program and much more!
About Us:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is a 17 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, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and surgical services. In addition, we offer several specialty services including orthopedic, mental health, pain management, podiatry, dermatology, oncology, spine surgery, cardiology,  head and neck surgery, and urology. We also operate two rural health clinics, Audubon Family Health Care 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.
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.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

RN – Med-Surg/ED (Full-Time – rotating weekends)

Position: Registered Nurse (RN)
Department: Med-Surg/ED
Hours: Full-Time (36 hours per week – rotating weekends)
General Description:
Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical and emergency care setting. Communicates with physicians and co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Coordinates patient care activities, based on established priorities, including teaching, rounding, counseling, and discharge planning. Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, family members, and members of the health care team about the patient’s plan of care.
Experience/Education Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited program of nursing with current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Iowa is mandatory. Prior nursing experience in a hospital inpatient and/or emergency department setting, highly preferred. Must be familiar with electronic health records and have basic computer skills. Must maintain all certifications as required by job function or by law. Must possess and demonstrate critical thinking skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Good interpersonal skills. Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Strong customer service orientation.
Benefits
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS Retirement Program and much more!
About Us:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is a 17 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, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and surgical services. In addition, we offer several specialty services including orthopedic, mental health, pain management, podiatry, dermatology, oncology, spine surgery, cardiology, head and neck surgery, and urology. We also operate two rural health clinics, Audubon Family Health Care 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.
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.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

ACMH Relay For Life Luncheon

The American Cancer Society (ACS) is a voluntary health organization that is committed to helping communities fight cancer. The ACS states, that in 2019 over “2.5 million participants worldwide joined Relay For Life to raise funds and awareness to continue our mission to help save lives, celebrate lives, and lead the fight for a world without cancer. ACS estimates that 1 out of 3 people in the US will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime.” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States.

ACMH Announces 2022 DAISY Award Winner

Melanie Larsen, BSN, RN, was the recipient of the 2022 Daisy Award this year at Audubon County Memorial Hospital and Clinics.

PRN Radiologic Technologist

Position: PRN Radiologic Technologist
Department: Radiology
Hours: (PRN Weekend Call Coverage)
General Description:
Will perform general radiographic and CT procedures at a technical level not requiring constant supervision. Performs a variety of technical procedures requiring independent judgment. Takes responsibility for designated areas or procedures required. Manipulate, adjust and control the complex electronic and computerized components of the imaging system to produce patient examinations and research project while performing quality assurance procedures and evaluating system performance throughout the working day. This includes independent operation with minimal physician supervision. Works with all levels within the organization and maintains positive relationships, cooperation, communication and coordination of all activities.

 

Experience/Education Requirements:
Graduation from an accredited program of radiology with current registration through American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and permit to practice through the State of Iowa. Mammography registration preferred, but not 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.
Benefits
We offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (22 days per year)
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS Retirement Program and much more!
About Us:
Audubon County Memorial Hospital & Clinics is a 17 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, sports medicine, pain management, podiatry, dermatology, oncology, spine surgery, cardiology, head and neck surgery, and urology. We also operate two rural health clinics, Audubon Family Health Care 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.
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.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at program.intake@usda.gov.

Posted on 12/7/2022