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) 643-6640 or ADennis@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 Vice President, Employee Engagement and 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.


     


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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.


Administrative Assistant

Provides support for the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Provost including answering phones, reviewing e-mails, typing correspondence, scheduling meetings, taking minutes, making travel arrangements and filing.

Qualifications include Bachelor's degree in business or related field and/or experience. A minimum of 2 years' experience in providing management level support.   Requisition number: 2019-R0248187. APPLY

 Instructional Designer

In this position, you will provide assistance to faculty in developing instructional strategies, course materials and assessment techniques. 

Qualifications include a master's degree in instructional technology, communications, curriculum design or related field, experience developing and designing face to face, fully online and hybrid/blended courses, and experience working with learning management systems.  Requisition number:  2019-R0219371.  APPLY 


 Learning Management System Specialist

We have an exciting position open for someone to work with our learning management system.  In the position, you will work with faculty and students to ensure full utilization of the system and be responsible for maintaining the system.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree in information technology or related field, demonstrated experience in using and managing learning technologies and the ability to be on call and work weekends as needed.  Requisition number:  2019-R0249349.  APPLY


 Director, Assessment and Accredition

Seeking candidates for the Director of Assessment and Accreditation.  In this position, you will be responsible for developing and implementing an institutional assessment plan for Mercy College and for support institutional and program accreditation.  

Qualifications include a master's degree in social science or education including working knowledge of educational assessment and 3 years' experience in K-12, higher education and/or adult education.  Requisition number:  2019-R0249348.  APPLY


 Nursing Instructor-OB/General Nursing Courses

We have a position open for teaching OB to accelerated BSN and BSN students.    

Candidates must have a master's degree in nursing, 2 years' experience in a clinical environment, experience working in OB and a current and valid Iowa nursing license.  Requisition number:  2019-R0245120.  APPLY


 Nursing Instructor-Simulation for ASN and BSN 

We have a new opening for a full-time faculty working with lab coordination and simulation for our ASN and BSN programs.  You'll be responsible for assisting faculty, creating scenarios and assisting with the evaluation of students.

Qualfications include a Master's degree in Nursing, minimum of 2 years' experience in a clinical environment, demonstrated experience with simulation and strong interpersonal skills.  Requisition number:  2019-R0245116  APPLY

 Adjunct Faculty - Life Sciences

We are building our pool of adjuncts teaching life sciences such as biology, pathophysiology and anatomy.  

Qualified applicants must possess a minimum of a Master's degree in the discipline or a Master's degree with 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or a Master's degree with equivalent tested experience.  Requisition number:  2019-R0241293  APPLY


 Associate Dean, Nursing

We are seeking candidates for Associate Dean for our Nursing programs.  The position will serve as the Nursing Administrator and will oversee all of the nursing programs.  

Qualifications include a doctorate degree, master's of science in nursing and 5 years' experience in nursing education and a current and valid Iowa RN license.  Requisition number:  2019-R0242711.  APPLY


 Manager, Nursing Clinical Coordination

Mercy College has an opening for a Manager, Nursing Clinical Coordination. Duties include coordinating the staffing of adjunct clinical instructors, based on student enrollment, each semester, ensuring instructors have the appropriate credentials and experience needed for optimal student learning, 

Qualifications include: Associate degree in nursing, two years of experience working in a clinical environment, current and valid Iowa RN licensure, and demonstrated ability in managing, leading, and training others. Requisition number: 2019-R0232567. | APPLY

 


Adjunct Faculty- Nursing

Mercy College of Health Sciences has openings for adjuncts.  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 

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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-R0236196. | 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


CPR, ACLS and PALS

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-R0184633 | APPLY

Requisition number for ACLS/PALS position:  2019-R0227649 APPLY 

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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:  2019-R0218022 | APPLY


Skills Instructors - EMS

EMTs and/or Paramedics needed to teach and assist students learning the skill it takes to be an EMT and/or Paramedic.   The position is considered an as needed position, therefore, days and hours will vary pending your availability and College needs.

Qualifications include certifications in EMT and/or Paramedic and the Skills Evaluator endorsement.  Requisition number:  2019-R0239430  APPLY

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Questions?

Amanda Kearns
Human Resources Specialist
(515) 643-6678
Fax (515)643-6626
akearns@mercydesmoines.org

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


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