Mercy Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. Mercy – Dubuque has 263 beds while Mercy – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
Mercy offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. Mercy also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. Mercy’s 1,300 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital in 2009.
Mercy Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
Mercy is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at www.mercydubuque.com.
Under supervision of an RN, provides assistance in caring for patients by implementing the philosophy, objectives, standards of care, policies and procedures within the Scope of Service of the Birth and Maternal Health Center. Supports the delivery of family centered care to obstetrical and neonatal clients and their family units on a continuum throughout the birth year, including activities of daily living, vital signs, infant cares, and provides physical and emotional support. Performs clerical and receptionist duties, transcribes and implements physician orders, performs computer activities, and maintains medical records and legal documents. Inventories, orders and stocks supplies to maintain par levels and processes appropriate equipment repairs and maintenance. Assists with technical procedures such as setting up for simple diagnostic procedures, such as circumcisions, and performing simple diagnostic procedures, including newborn hearing screening. Transports clients to and from ancillary care areas, as appropriate. Promotes a safe environment for families. Utilizes universal precautions in general care delivery. Maintains effective communication skills to achieve optimal family outcomes.
High school graduate/GED equivalent. CNA or other health related certification preferred.
Previous clerical/nursing assistance experience desired. Computer experience required.
Certification in CPR required. Knowledge of medical terminology required.
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