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Careers at Avera Holy Family Hospital

The essence of medicine lies in one human being caring for another. We call this spirit Caring for Life. It is the foundation of our health ministry.

Avera Holy Family Hospital is located in the city of Estherville, Iowa, a community of 6,500 people. It's 20 minutes from the Lake Okoboji resort area. Enjoy all the dining, water sports, and activities a resort area offers, while living in a quiet rural setting. Northwest Iowa is also known for great hunting and fishing opportunities.

Open Positions

May 21, 2015

 

PATIENT REGISTRATION

Part time 24 hours per week. Will be scheduled rotating shifts beginning at 5:30, 7:30 & 9:00 am, and 1:00 p.m. This position will include weekend and holiday rotations. Responsibilities include: proper interviewing technique with patients to obtain all necessary personal, financial, and insurance information to enter into the computer system; excellent customer service skills as this is the first impression received by patients, visitors, and staff; work effectively and courteously to deal with a variety of situations presented at the Patient Registration Desk; communicate with diverse clientele including patients and visitors. One year of office and computer experience preferred. Benefit eligible.

 

HOUSEKEEPING

Full time working 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm. General housekeeping duties required with emphasis on floor care. Prior housekeeping experience preferred. Housekeeping responsibilities for Hospital and/or Clinic. Will alternate work and call every fourth weekend. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Rotating holidays. Benefit eligible.

 

CLINIC LPN OR RN

Part time, 24 hrs per week, M-F with no holidays in a fast paced family practice clinic.  Will work for Avera Medical Group Estherville as a Physician’s Nurse.  Minimum of two years nursing experience required.  Responsibilities to include but not limited to: assisting with patient care, patient phone calls, referrals, pharmacy refills, coordinating patient cares, and electronic ordering of procedures. Must possess excellent customer service skills, have the ability to multi task, be proficient with computer and keyboarding, be flexible with job assignments, and be willing to work as a member of the team while providing superior patient care. Benefit eligible.

 

PATIENT MEAL SERVICE

PRN position to provide staffing support.  Will train for day and afternoon shifts.  Patient Meal Service prepares meal trays for our patients and assists with dishes.   Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.  Experience in healthcare food service preferable. 

 

HOUSEKEEPING

PRN position to provide staffing support for general housekeeping duties. Prior Housekeeping experience preferred.  Will train for day and afternoon shifts.  Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. 

 

CLINIC NURSE – (LPN or RN)

PRN to work as needed, M-F with no holidays in a fast paced family practice clinic.  Will work for Avera Medical Group - Estherville covering for any of the nursing positions in the clinic. Experience working in a clinic setting preferred. Responsibilities to include but not limited to: assisting with patient care, patient phone calls, referrals, pharmacy refills, coordinating patient cares, immunizations, injections, and electronic ordering of procedures. Must possess excellent customer service skills, have the ability to multi task, be proficient with computer and keyboarding, be flexible with job assignments, and be willing to work as a member of the team while providing superior patient care.

 

MLS/MLT

Full time position working rotating day/evening shifts in a full service clinical laboratory. Will include call, weekend, and holiday involvement. Will provide sample collection on adults, children, and infants and work in a team environment to provide superior patient care. Will perform chemical, microscopic, and bacteriological tests to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Associates degree or Bachelors degree required. Microbiology experience preferred. Meditech experience a plus. ASCP/NCA certified or eligible. Benefit eligible.

 

We're Looking for You!

Job Shadow and Internship Opportunities

Job Shadow and Internship opportunities are available intermittently.  If you are interested in a Job Shadow or Internship opportunity with Avera Holy Family Hospital, please contact Human Resources at the information listed below. 

 

Janette Jensen, Human Resources Manager
712-362-6490

 

Ann Harris, Human Resources Assistant
712-362-6390

 

Avera is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

 

How to Apply

We have recently launched a new employment application tool, and now require online applications. You may apply online at www.averajobs.org

Avera Holy Family Hospital
Attn: Human Resources
826 N. 8th Street
Estherville , IA 51334
Phone: (712) 362-2631
Fax: (712) 362-6218
info@avera-holyfamily.org

Benefits

We offer competitive wages and excellent benefits in a supportive working environment. Benefits include:

  • Paid time off
  • Extended sick leave
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Holiday Savings Club
  • Pension
  • 403 (b)
  • Accident
  • Cancer/Critical Illness
  • Long Term Care

Co-Worker Satisfaction

In a recent survey conducted by a national consulting firm, Avera Holy Family Hospital co-workers rated their quality of work life at levels exceedingly more positive than hospital employees nationwide.

Volunteering opportunities

Give back to your community! Consider volunteering at Avera Holy Family Hospital. We have many areas where volunteers can help enhance the healthcare experience for patients and visitors.

Avera volunteer

Learn more about volunteer opportunities and apply online!