Career Resources



Mercy College of Health Sciences offers more than just an education  we prepare you for a successful job search after you graduate. Our Norkaitis Student Success Center helps students prepare resumes, interview for jobs, conduct a job search, and more! Upon completion of your respective degree or certification, you will be prepared for the next step in your newfound career. Thanks to our unique hospital affiliations and more than 150 clinical partners, students are exposed to a multitude of unique employment opportunities through clinical and practicum rotations. These rotations often lead to future job placement.

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Spring 2023


Browse the tabs below to find additional resources for the next employer showcase! 
Fall 2023 Employer Showcase Schedule

Fall 2023 Employer Showcase details will come available in the fall. Questions should be directed to Rebecca Dennis, the Director of Student Engagement.  Students wishing to find available positions should scroll to the Student Job Board. Every employer listed has an interest in recruiting Mercy College students!

Employer Showcase List Spring 2023
  • Broadlawns Medical Center
  • ChildServe
  • Clive Fire Department-EMS Showcase
  • DaVita Kidney Care
  • EveryStep
  • Grundy Center EMS-EMS Showcase
  • Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
  • Knoxville Fire Department-EMS Showcase
  • LifeServe Blood Center
  • Madison County EMS-EMS Showcase
  • Mary Greeley Medical Center
  • Mary Greeley Medical Center-EMS Showcase
  • Mainstream Living, Inc.
  • MercyOne Medical Center
  • Myrtue Medical Center
  • Orchard Place
  • Panora EMS-EMS Showcase
  • Primary Health Care
  • The Iowa Clinic
  • UnityPoint 
  • Urbandale Fire Department-EMS Showcase
  • Waterloo Fire Department-EMS Showcase
  • West Des Moines EMS-EMS Showcase
  • Windsor Heights Fire Department-EMS Showcase


Employer Resources & Posting Guidelines

Employers wishing to post positions to the Mercy College Student Job Board must be participants of the Employer Showcase in one or more Showcase per academic year. Mercy College reserves the right to not post a position at any time. Only positions related to programs at Mercy College or positions that assist current students in gaining healthcare related experience will be considered. No private pay positions will be posted or distributed.

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Nursing Career Paths

Discover nursing careers and specialties here.

  • Select inpatient or outpatient for a wide variety of nursing career paths.





Take the next step and apply your knowledge in the real world! Browse below for a job that fits your skill set. Jobs posted below are provided to Mercy College by companies and organizations. All postings are subject to change. For assistance with job placement, resumes/cover letter reviews, mock interviews and much more, email


Explore Broadlawn careers!

Broadlawn's employer information.


Available positions at ChildServe 

ChildServe Nurse Residency program information

Learn more about working for ChildServe here.


DaVita Kidney Care

Explore DaVita Kidney Care careers today!


Explore EveryStep positions here!

Learn more about EveryStep as an employer here.

Iowa Department of Health and Human Services

Explore positions here.

Find out more about the Iowa Department of Health and Human Services employment from their video!



LifeServe Blood Center

View LifeServe Blood Center current openings here.

Mainstream Living, Inc

Visit Mainstream Living, Inc today!

Learn more about being employed at Mainstream Living, Inc.

Mary Greeley Medical Center

Mary Greeley has a wide variety of healthcare positions available!

MGMC employment information found here.

MGMC nurse residency information is available upon request. Contact Rebecca Dennis.

MercyOne Medical Center

Connect with a MercyOne Recruiter

Explore positions in the MercyOne network.

Check out the benefits of working for MercyOne.

MercyOne Nurse Residency program is for all new nursing grads. No application, no homework, and paid.

Myrtue Medical

Explore Myrtue Medical Center positions here.  Myrtue is located in Harlan, Iowa. For those students willing to view positions outside the Des Moines metro area, consider Myrtue!

Orchard Place

Orchard Place job openings found here!  Check out the Orchard Place Superheroes video.  

Check out these additional opportunities at Orchard Place: 


Primary Health Care

Bring the best patient care to all communities at Primary Health Care.

The Iowa Clinic

The Iowa Clinic may have just what you are looking for in a future employer!

View Iowa Clinic employer information here.

UnityPoint Health

Check out UnityPoint careers!

View UnityPoint employer information here.

Learn more about UnityPoint's accredited Nurse Residency program here.

Universal Pediatrics

Go to Universal Pediatrics employment page, select Home Nursing Opportunities and the location you would like to explore!

Universal Pediatrics employer information video.

Clive Behavioral Health System

Check out available positions at Clive Behavioral Health!


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Mercy College of Health Sciences has been transforming students into healthcare professionals since 1899. Located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, we offer master's degreesbachelor’s degrees, associate degrees, certificate programs, and continuing education courses.

Mercy College is the only private Catholic college in central Iowa and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), in addition to numerous programmatic accreditors.

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