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.


 HR Specialist

We have an exciting position opening for an HR Specialist to assist with recruiting, HR operations, and wellness activities. Duties include Collaborating with hiring managers regarding the interview process for candidates.  Reviews applications and conducts phone interviews.  Prepares recruitment packet and ensures participants in the interviews are prepared. Duties include collaborating with hiring managers regarding the interview process for candidates,   reviews applications and conducts phone interviews, and prepares recruitment packet and ensures participants in the interviews are prepared, administering the onboarding process for new employees, ensures the hiring manager, Facilities and Information Technology Offices are prepared for the new employee’s first day/week, periodically reviews the process and recommends improvements to ensure new employees’ have a positive experienc, administering the College’s wellness program, including coordinating lunch and learns, activities and initiatives, and providing administrative support for the Human Resources’ office including filing, ordering supplies and scheduling meetings.

Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field and/or equivalent experience and training, strong desire to learn and grow in the HR field, experinece with Microsoft Office, and excellent interpersonal skills. 2019-R0238507. | APPLY

 


 Technology Specialist

Mercy College has an immediate opening for an individual who is loves working with computers, enjoys helping others and loves challenges. Duties include: provides technical support to College employees and students, serves as troubleshooter and technical consultant for issues, and coordinates with external technology support as needed, develops and implements a replenishment schedule for computer workstations, oversees the placement and security of computer workstations, serves as a liaison between the College and Information Technology Services (ITS), provides oversight and student support for the student e-mail system, computer labs and the student Print Control System, and more.

Qualifications include: Associate's degree in computers or related field and/or equivalent experience, One year experience in computer hardware/software deployment and maintenance, and strong problem solving and relationship building skills. Requisition number: 2019-R0238468. | APPLY


Admissions Counselor

We have an opening for an Admissions Counselor to assist the College in the sourcing and recruitment of students to the College.  The position will participate in events to raise awareness of the College and/or specific academic programs by planning and implementing on and off-campus recruitment with high schools, colleges, and healthcare facilities within assigned territory, counsel prospective students and applicants regarding College admissions policies and procedures, program admission requirements and procedures, and prerequisite course requirements and equivalences, ensure students meet College and/or program admission requirements by evaluating high school transcripts, college transcripts, and/or test scores, and more.

Qualifications include:  a bachelor's degree in education or related field, valid and current Iowa driver's license, the ability to work weekends and evenings and to travel overnight.  Requisition number: 2019-R0236337. | APPLY

 


Counselor

Mercy College has an opening for a Counselor. This position provides professional counseling services to students with academic, personal, and emotional needs, completes formalized intakes, assessments, and interventions. Completed and maintains well-documented counseling session notes, provides mental health and crisis counseling to students and referral services, as well as career counseling to assist in assessing students’ aptitudes, abilities, and interests.

Qualifications include: Master’s degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or related area, professional licensure in counseling or related field, minimum 1 year of related experience in an academic setting, and demonstrated ability with assessment, diagnosis, and interventions for issues frequently faced by college students. Requisition number: 2019-R0235565. | APPLY

 


Clinical Coordinator

Mercy College has an opening for a Clinical Coordinator. 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, facilitating orientation for new instructors, serving as a mentor to new or inexperienced instructors, facilitating training sessions to enhance teaching skills of instructors, providing teaching, supervision and evaluation of student learning experiences in clinical environments depending on student enrollment, and more.

Qualifications include: Master's 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- BSN Prepared Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Mercy College has openings for BSN Prepared Adjunct Clinical Instructors. Duties 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.

Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree in nursing, two years' experience in a clinical environment, and current and valid RN licensure. Applicants will need to submit an official copy of their transcripts upon applying. Requisition number: 2019-R0227891. APPLY


HRSA Grant- 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

 


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

 


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-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

 


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 Resources Specialist
(515) 643-6678
Fax (515) 643-6626
mkellogg2@mercydesmoines.org


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