UnityPoint Health - Memorial Hospital

Careers

Careers

This careers page is a comprehensive list of job openings at UnityPoint Health – Memorial Hospital and Hancock County Senior Services. 

UnityPoint Health – Memorial Hospital employees are a vital part of delivering quality health care to patients in our area. We believe that each staff member has a role in fulfilling our mission. We are looking for employees who appreciate our commitment to our patients and the community. If this is you, we encourage you to apply!

UnityPoint Health – Memorial Hospital and Hancock County Senior Services have scholarships and internships available, call HR at 217-357-8574 for more details.

Check the list of available job opportunities on this page. Then click here to APPLY ONLINE or click here to view and print out an application and send it to us via fax or US mail.

Benefits Available

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to our employees. Benefits are eligible for payroll deduction. UnityPoint Health – Memorial Hospital/Hancock County Senior Services believes in rewarding our hard working employees. We provide a family-like atmosphere in which to work. For benefit details click here

Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities are updated regularly but availability is subject to change without notice. Some positions may have requirements, experience or qualifications that are not listed below. If you have any questions concerning employment opportunities at UnityPoint Health – Memorial Hospital, please contact our Human Resource Department at (217) 357-8574.

You may also contact our Human Resources Department for further information or to acquire an application. Please complete the application and return in person or mail to:

Human Resources
UnityPoint Health – Memorial Hospital
P.O. Box 160
1454 North County Road 2050
Carthage, IL 62321
217-357-8500
Email Human Resources

Applications will remain active for 12 months following the date of application.

13 positions currently available.

Activities Coordinator

Department
Hickory Grove/Maple Grove
Hours
Part time days - around 20 hours per week
Qualifications
• High School diploma or GED required • At least two years working in a geriatric setting required
Description

To lead activities and assess residents’ participation and satisfaction with engagement opportunities.

 To be responsible for transporting and supervising residents on outings and guaranteeing food safety, as well as maintaining a safe physical environment.

To update and maintain individualized resident biographies and engagement preferences.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide patients who chose to remain in their rooms with adaptive engagement opportunities
  • Assist with escorting patients to and from daily activities.
  • Maintain activity supplies inventory
  • Maintain resident internal supply store inventory
  • Coordinate Resident Council
  • Record Resident Council Minutes
  • Assist residents in recording personal histories
  • Enter living history information on IN2L computer system
  • Set up personalized resident activity profiles on IN2L computer system
  • Update individualized activity profiles at Maple Grove Memory Care
  • Lead scheduled activities and events

 

Administrative Assistant

Department
Memorial Medical Clinic Carthage
Hours
Days
Qualifications
High School graduate or equivalent. One year experience in medical office preferred. Computer skills.
Description

The clinical coordinator is responsible for assisting the clinic manager with unit organization and the clinical management of patient care.  The clinical coordinator will collaborate with the clinic manager to establish and communicate goals with all staff, as well as monitor and measure outcomes.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

Provide general administrative and clerical support including mail, scan, fax, copy, to management.

Self directed team player with the ability to collaborate with the team on projects.

Act as a point of contact for internal team and hospital departments.

Maintain electronic/hard copy filing system.

Open, sort, and distribute incoming correspondence.

Manage calendar for Director of Clinic Operations.

Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments, travel arrangements for Managers.

Exceptional Customer service.

Assist in CME/Provider time and calendar management.

Certified Dietary Manager

Department
Dietary
Hours
Days 8 to 5
Qualifications
5 years of experience in the management of a large and multi faceted congregate food service program Education Requirements: Degree in Hospitality or Food Service Management Certified Dietary Manager
Description

To manage and direct all aspects of a foodservice operation serving an elderly population living in a supportive and assisted living community

 

Primary Job Responsibilities:

1.      Interviews tenants and family members of the community to discuss the meal service and determine special needs as applicable.

2.      Provides basic nutrition education related to specific disease conditions and allergies as identified by the registered dietitian.

3.      Completes appropriate progress notes in the medical record of interaction with tenants.

4.      Completes meal observations daily and plate waste studies on a regular basis.

5.      Reviews and develops menus for daily and special event meals using a menu program and independently in compliance with applicable regulations.

6.      Conducts inventory and prepares orders to obtain adequate supplies preparation of daily menu in each community.

7.      Conducts routine meetings and in-service education with staff to enhance knowledge and promote a positive working environment

8.      Reviews recipes and production methods for preservation of nutritional value, safety and presentation.

Clinic Medical Assistant/LPN

Department
Clinic
Hours
Days Monday - Friday
Qualifications
Excellent customer service skills required. Working well with others also required.

Graduate of a Medical Assistant, or LPN program with appropriate Illinois licensure.

Clinic experience preferred.
Description

Openings in Colchester, LaHarpe, Hamilton and Carthage.

This is a clinical practitioner who participates in providing patient care. He/she is able to implement and evaluate patient care specific to the age of the patient population served from newborn to the elderly. He/she ensures that quality care is provided in an efficient and safe manner, consistent with the unit's standards of care. He/she demonstrated performance consistent with the mission, philosophy and goals of the unit and organization; remains flexible to changing system; is expected to demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice; and treats staff, physicians, patients and families with consideration and respect. Acts as a patient advocate at all times. To assist the primary provider in all professional and clinical procedures. Clinical procedures shall include phlebotomy, performing EKG's, urinalysis, injections, and taking and recording patient vital signs.

 

CNA/Universal Worker

Department
Hickory Grove/Maple Grove
Hours
Full time and Part time - days and nights
Status
Rotating Weekends
Qualifications
CNA certification with experience in long term care and dementia preferred
Also food handling training certificate required (can be obtained during first 6 months of employment)
High School Diploma
Experience with cooking desired
Description

The Certified Nurse Assistant is responsible for providing personal care to the residents. Personal care includes assistance with meals, dressing, movement, and bathing. The CNA follows established facility policies and procedures while providing care and coordinates resident care with other facility personnel and families.

Full Time Cook

Department
Hickory Grove
Hours
Days
Qualifications
High School graduate or equivalent.
Food Service Sanitation Certificate from IDPH required.
Description

Prepare and serve meals in a sanitary manner to preserve nutritional quality, comply with diet orders and meet the needs of the facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepare meal items as ordered or directed that are safe, nutritious, of appropriate temperature and according to therapeutic diet guidelines.
  • Maintain clean and sanitary work area and equipment. Completes assigned cleaning in a timely manner.
  • Clean and sanitize dishes and utensils.
  • Completes temperature checks and records on daily log sheet.
  • Plans and prepares entrees for cafeteria patrons and special events.
  • Wait on customers in the cafeteria as needed.
  • Receives, rotates and stores frozen foods in designated areas.

Maintenance Mechanic

Department
Maintenance
Hours
Days
Qualifications
High School Graduate or equivalent. One year previous experience or one year trade school preferred.
Description

Responsible for the safe operation and maintenance of the boiler, cooling towers, water softeners and emergency generators.  Works on remodeling projects, does work orders, and is responsible for mechanical preventive maintenance duties.  Installs, maintains and repairs all types of mechanical equipment.

Fills in for the building and grounds position during vacation periods, sick leave, etc.

Takes "leave word" (call) for one week duration on a regular rotating basis.

 

 

 

Maternal Newborn Registered Nurse

Department
Labor/Delivery
Hours
36 hours per week
Status
Rotating Weekends/holidays rotating annually.
Qualifications
Must have valid Illinois RN license, BLS, NRP. Labor and Delivery experience required.
Description

The Maternal Newborn Registered Nurse is a clinical practitioner who assesses, coordinates, implements and evaluates patient care specific to female patients age menarche to menopause in the ante partum period, labor, delivery, post partum and to newborn infants.

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefit package.

Two openings available.

Nurse Assistant

Department
Inpatient
Hours
Full time Monday-Friday 4:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight. No holidays and no weekends.
Qualifications
High School Graduate or equivalent preferred. Graduate of a Certified Nurses Aide Course or currently enrolled in approved CNA training with intent to complete course in specified time frame of offered course with successful completion of competency evaluation.
Description

Job Summary:

The Certified Nurse Assistant is responsible for providing personal care to the patients under the supervision of the Charge Nurse.  Personal care includes assistance with meals, dressing, movement, and bathing.  The CNA follows established facility policies and procedures while providing care and coordinates patient care with other facility personnel and families.

  1. Provides or assists in bathing, grooming, toileting, and/or showering, while ensuring privacy and safety and encouraging independence.
  2. Makes beds, straightens rooms, and keeps patient care areas in an organized and clean manner, ensuring the entire nursing floor is kept orderly and demonstrating pride in the facility.
  3. Respects patient’s rights by knocking on doors before entering, addressing patients by name with the appropriate title, allowing/encouraging patients to make their own decisions when appropriate
  4. Provides safe patient transfers involving bed, wheelchair, and/or shower chair, uses the gait belt with all transfers. Protects patients from complications and injuries
  5. Takes and records temperature, pulse, and respiration as required.
  6. Sets up meal trays and assists with feeding when necessary.  Assesses for choking and responds appropriately.
  7. Ensures patients and equipment are clean after meals, including hands, and removes adult clothing protectors.

Nurse Care Coordinator

Department
Clinic
Hours
Full Time
Qualifications
  1. Current Illinois LPN license.
  2. Strong background in integrated healthcare delivery.
  3. Care Coordination or Case Management experience preferred.
Description

The Care Coordinator is responsible for functioning in an expanded role to facilitate care through interdisciplinary collaboration and care coordination. Responsible for communicating with patients and caregivers to ensure improved care transitions, enhancing patient to provider communication to identify opportunities for care continuity, encouraging the patient’s self-management skills and understanding the healthcare system to guide and empower patients to participate in their own care plan.

  1. Help establish the Chronic Care Management/Patient-Centered Medical Home Programs.
  2. Continually assess and provide suggestions to improve Care Plans.
  3. Document all patient care interactions in Electronic Health Record.
  4. Must have superb time management skills.
  5. Continually assess and improve relationships with all healthcare resources.
  6. Must have superb assessment skills and be able to relay those to the healthcare provider in a professional manner.
  7. Be able to float from the hospital and the clinic to help with the coordination of care upon discharge.

Patient Access Coordinator

Department
Patient Access
Hours
3 days per week rotating Saturday Mornings and Holidays. Benefit eligible position.
Qualifications
1. High school graduate or equivalent. 2. Previous experience in a hospital Patient Access Department preferred. 3. Proficiency with all Microsoft programs including Word, Excel, and Outlook. 4. Basic accounting principals required. 5. Basic knowledge of computer related skills are required. 6. Mathematical skills and typing (30 wpm or better preferred) skills required. 7. Clear, legible handwriting skills. 8. Ability to use a calculator, fax machine, copy machine. 9. Medical terminology preferred.
Description

Interviews and registers patients for hospital admittance, outpatient procedures, and emergency services either in person or on the phone for pre-registration.  Obtains all applicable medical, demographic, and payment source information to enable the Hospital to appropriately treat the patient, bill the proper payers, and comply with Federal and State regulations; monitors the completion of the conditions of admissions for each registration.

 

Maintains adequate skills and competencies on the Epic software; maintains the work ques within Epic assigned to this position; processes any change of address and mail returns received from the USPS. Monitor the incoming calls with proper telephone etiquette and efficiency. Complete billing projects as assigned by supervisor.

 

Attempts pre-registration and point of service collection when appropriate to remind patients of their scheduled services and to inform patients of their financial responsibility to allow for an educated decision on what the patient feels is appropriate treatment and to reduce back end collection expenses.

 

Assists the nursing staff of the ER/OP Department by performing clerical duties within the nursing unit as needed; verifies insurance coverage on inpatient registrations, outpatient surgicals, and other accounts as needed; assist the ER/OP nursing staff in scheduling services and setting up reoccurring accounts for those services; monitors the need for call back paperwork for the nurses in ER.

 

Balances the cash drawer; maintain electronic patient files as needed; maintain departmental supply inventory; prepare the various lists related to patients for appropriate use; communicate effectively with a wide range of age groups from the very young to the elderly and multiple socio-economic backgrounds.

 

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  1. Interview and complete the registration of all patients to ensure an accurate patient medical record.  This may include the calling of physician’s offices.
  2. Assists the nursing staff by performing clerical duties as needed.
  3. Attempts pre-registration and point of service collection when appropriate while remaining compliant with EMTALA.
  4. Demonstrates the ability to properly prioritize activities within the department as needed.
  5. Accurately and promptly handle incoming and outgoing telephone calls with proper telephone etiquette
  6. Maintain the department standards for financial counseling of patients
  7. Receive and properly maintain the orders received from physician’s offices for quick reference for patient procedures. 
  8. Helps to maintain a professional atmosphere for patients and clinical staff.
  9. Maintain the balance of the cash drawer.

PRN POSITIONS

Department
Med/Surg and Emergency Dept.
Qualifications
Current Illinois Licensure BLS Certified
Description


Looking for PRN positions for:

Med/Surg RN

Emergency Department RN

RN Supervisor

Department
Med/Surg and Emergency Dept.
Hours
Full Time
Qualifications
Current licensure of Illinois as a Registered Nurse. Current BLS Card ALS/PALS preferred Must have ER experience.
Description

1-12 hour day shift supervisor

1-12 hour night shift supervisor

1-12 hour night shift med surg. staff nurse.

The Registered Nurse is a clinical practitioner who assesses, coordinates, implements and evaluates patient care specific to the age of the patient population served from newborn to the elderly.  He/she ensures that quality care is provided in an efficient and safe manner, consistent with the unit's standards of care.  He/she demonstrates performance consistent with the mission, philosophy and goals of the unit and organization; remains flexible to changing system; is expected to demonstrate quality and effectiveness in work habits and clinical practice; and treats staff, physicians, patients and families with consideration and respect.  Acts as a patient advocate at all times.

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