Join Our Team

Join our team in Des Moines where we help build future healthcare professionals. We not only offer students an exceptional education, but we also offer employees a challenging and rewarding work environment. Our core values of knowledge, reverence, integrity, compassion and excellence are at the foundation of how we work and what we do.  We are committed to providing the best environment for students to learn and employees to work. A few work perks include chili cook-offs, benefits, a wellness program, Christmas door decorating contests, and more. Join the Mercy College team!


In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with the College, please contact Human Resources at (515) 643-6678 or mkellogg2@mercydesmoines.org.  

It is Mercy College of Health Sciences' policy to conduct all academic programs and business activities in a manner that is free from unlawful discrimination and to provide equal opportunity for and equal treatment of students and employees regardless of race, color, age, ethnicity, religion/creed, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, sex, marital status, disability or status as a U.S. veteran or any other factor protected by law.  Inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies may be directed to the Senior Director of Human Resources at (515) 643-3180, 928 6th Avenue Des Moines, Iowa 50309 or mchshr@mercydesmoines.org.

Final candidates will be required to pass a drug screen and background checks.


     


Faculty

Staff


How to apply:

To apply to the positions below, click the "APPLY" link at the end of a position listing, create an account or login with an existing account, and complete the application. If you want more infomation about the position, search for the position's requisition number.


Continuing Education Coordinator

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an opening with the HRSA Grant as a Continuing Education Coordinator. This position is responsible for Coordinates trainings and workshops for nursing partners, faculty and preceptors in the areas of chronic disease management, mental health care assessment, substance abuse and the roles of nurses in various community settings. 

Qualifications include:  Master's degree in nursing, current and valid Iowa RN licensure, and two years' experience working in a clinical environment.  Requisition number:  2019-R0229142. | APPLY


Facilities Custodian

Mercy College has two openings for Facilities Custodians. Responsibilities include maintaining clean and aseptic conditions by vacuuming, scouring, dust mopping, high dusting, removing trash, washing walls & ceilings, inspecting and performing maintenance and minor repairs on systems and equipment, and assisting with the upkeep of the College grounds which may include shoveling, picking up litter and sweeping.

Qualifications include high school diploma or general education degree (GED), demonstrated ability to adapt to changing schedules or routines, and general knowledge of cleaning products, supplies and equipment. Requisition number: 2019-R0227483. | APPLY

 


Assistant Professor-Nursing

We are seeking candidates for our expanding nursing programs.  The position will provide teaching and guidance to nursing students in the BSN, Accelerated BSN or Paramedic to BSN programs.

Qualifications include a Master's degree in nursing, a minimum of 2 years' experience in a clinical environment and experience and/or education in the med/surg, obstetrics, mental health or community health environments.

Applicants must submit a copy of their transcripts upon applying for the position.  Requisition number: 2019-R0227454. | APPLY

 


Instructional Designer

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an opening for an Instructional Designer. Responsibilities include serving as project manager for online course development and redevelopment, coordinating planning, design, and implementation. This position will also assist in developing instructional strategies, course materials, assessment techniques, appropriate integration of instructional technologies, and best practices while recommending instructional methods and tools appropriate to course goals and objectives, content, and learners.

Qualifications include a master’s degree in instructional technology, communications, curriculum design or related field or a bachelor’s degree in the same fields with a minimum of two years’ experience in instructional design and demonstrated experience developing and designing face to face, fully online and hybrid/blended courses. Preferred qualifications include experience in instructional design in higher education, multimedia production, and three years’ teaching experience in higher education using online technologies. Requisition number: 2019-R0219371. | APPLY

 


Adjunct Faculty- Nursing, Medical Surgery

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an immediate need for adjuncts this summer on the Medical Surgery floor of Mercy Medical Center. Hours are on Saturdays from 7 AM-3PM. Responsibilities include ensuring students receive the appropriate education by teaching, guiding and advising students during clinicals, providing constructive feedback to students enabling them to improve their clinical skills, and reviewing and grading assignments as needed.

Qualified candidates will possess a master's degree in Nursing and 2 years of experience as an RN. Current and valid Iowa Registered Nursing license is required. Applicants will need to submit an official copy of their transcripts upon applying. Requisition number: 2019-R0210846. | APPLY 

 


Adjunct Faculty- Mathematics

Mercy College of Health Sciences has an opening for an adjunct position that will teach and oversee mathematics courses including Math for General Studies, College Algebra, Fundamentals of Statistics, and Biostatistics. This position is responsible for ensuring students receive the appropriate education by teaching, guiding and advising students, providing constructive feedback to students enabling them to improve their skills, and reviewing and grading assignments as needed.

Qualifications include: a Master’s degree in mathematics or related field, or a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in mathematics or statistics, demonstrated ability in managing, leading or training others preferred, and teaching experience in higher education preferred.

Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of their academic transcripts upon applying. Requisition number: 2019-R0214896. | APPLY

 


EMS Instructor

The EMS Instructor will provide teaching and advisement to students in the EMT and Paramedic programs. The position will also be responsible for teaching CPR, ACLS and/or PALS certifications in the Mercy College Training Center. Duties include coordinating and teaching CPR and other advanced life saving skills to students and in community outreach, providing individual advisement and guidance for intellectual and professional development of students, and collaborating with other faculty, preceptors, field faculty, and clinical agencies to provide optimum learning opportunities for students.

Qualifications include associate degree, 4 year's experience as a Paramedic, National EMS Registry certification and BLS and ACLS Instructor certifications. Applicants must submit an unofficial copy of their academic transcripts upon applying.  Requisition number:  2018-R0189722. | APPLY

 


Tutor

Tutors are needed in specific courses in the tutor's area of expertise. Responsibilities include assisting students on a one-to-one or small-group basis to provide learning assistance, collaborateing with instructors to assess the student’s needs and how best to address them, and keeping regular and accurate records of tutoring sessions.

Qualified candidates will have obtained a minimum grade of "B" in the area of expertise and excellent interpersonal skills. Requisition number: 2019-R0214928. | APPLY

 


Adjunct Faculty Positions

Nursing

Adjunct instructors are needed to teach in the clinical environments for the ASN and BSN programs. Responsibilities include ensuring students receive the appropriate education by teaching, guiding and advising students during clinicals, providing constructive feedback to students enabling them to improve their clinical skills, and reviewing and grading assignments as needed.

Qualified candidates will possess a master's degree in Nursing and 2 years of experience as an RN. Current and valid Iowa Registered Nursing license is required. Applicants will need to submit an official copy of their transcripts upon applying. Requisition number: 2019-R0227894. | APPLY

 


CPR, ACLS and PALS

Adjunct instructors are needed to teach CPR, ACLS and PALS courses. Duties include teaching and supervising students learning basic life support skills, evaluating student's skills learned, and ensures classroom is equipped with appropriate supplies and teaching tools.

Qualifications include a BLS certification in CPR for the Healthcare Worker and experience in healthcare delivery. CPR, ACLS and PALS instructors must have a current Instructor Certification. For ACLS and PALS a minimum of 1-year experience as an ACLS or PALS provider is required. 

Requisition number for CPR position: 2018-R0184635 | APPLY

 


Skills Evaluators - EMS

In this position, you will provide evaluation of skills testing for Paramedic and EMT students ensuring fair, reliable and objective evaluation. The position is considered an as needed position, therefore, days and hours will vary pending your availability and College needs.

Qualifications include National Registry certification as an EMT or Paramedic and an Evaluator endorsement from IDPH. Requisition number:  2018-R0200040 | APPLY


 

Questions?

Anne Dennis, PHR, SHRM-CP
Vice President, Employee Engagement and Human Resources
(515) 643-6640
Fax (515) 643-6626
adennis@mercydesmoines.org


Mackenzie Kellogg
Human Resource Specialist
(515) 643-6678
Fax (515) 643-6626
mkellogg2@mercydesmoines.org


Mercy College of Health Sciences
928 6th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-1239