Registered Nurse – Medical Surgical

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is a trusted provider of high quality, local health care. At Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, we strive to be a premier employer, known for our strong commitment to high employee satisfaction scores while offering competitive salary and benefit packages. Monroe County Hospital & Clinics employs 190 team members and is proud to be called a Top 150 Workplace by the Des Moines Register five years in a row. In 2020,  Monroe County Hospital & Clinics was ranked the #1 Top workplace in the mid-size category!

Job Description

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is seeking a full-time Registered Nurse to join our Medical Surgical team.

Primary duties for this position include:

  • Develops a written plan of care based on assessment data following established standards and protocols of care.  Maintains and revises the plan as needed.
  • Performs general nursing care to patients, administers prescribed medications, and administers treatments in accordance with nursing standards and protocols.
  • Assesses patients and documents thoroughly.  Notifies nurse supervisor or physician when status change dictates.
  • Documents pertinent observations including safety needs and effective interventions.
  • Provides patient education and discharge planning.
  • Provides a concise, pertinent report of patient condition to the next nursing shift prior to leaving the unit.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to all OSHA and infection control policies.
  • Satisfactory completion of on-the-job orientation and competency skills checklist.
  • Regular and reliable attendance.
  • Ongoing compliance with MCHC educational and training requirements.
  • Adheres to the MCHC mission, vision, values, and Standards of Behavior.
  • Maintains patient and hospital confidentiality.
  • Promotes and maintains positive relationships with patients, visitors, coworkers, and providers.
  • Actively participates in department huddles, in-services, meetings, and educational opportunities.
  • Follows all departmental policies and procedures and adheres to departmental budget.
Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Current and unrestricted licensure as a registered nurse by the Iowa Board of Nursing.
  • BLS and mandatory reporting certified or within 90 days of hire.
  • ACLS certified or within one year of hire.
  • Overall attention to detail, organizational ability, and ability to prioritize.
  • The ability to work in teams and communicate accurately and clearly.
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Proficient in English in order to communicate with patients, families, and other caregivers.
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Experience in hospital or clinic setting.

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics offers an excellent benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Guardian Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • Generous PTO Package

Pre-employment drug screening and DCI checks required. E.O.E

Job Schedule

Full-time: Nights, 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. (36 hours/week) with every third weekend required.


Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, 6580 165th St Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-1756 | Fax: (641) 932-1671 | Web: