Nursing Opportunities

Are you an energetic, compassionate individual? Consider joining the Mahaska Health team!

Nurses have one of the most valuable roles in patient care and treatment.  We are always looking for caring, compassionate dedicated nurses to join our patient care team.  If you are looking for a rewarding career with great benefits, a great team, and positive culture we invite you to learn more about the nursing opportunities available here at Mahaska Health.

  • Our Nurses are the foundation of our mission in the delivery of whole person care, providing leadership and the hands-on work to deliver health, hope and compassionate care.
  • We offer market increases, bonuses, career and professional growth opportunities, and more.
  • Nursing Scholarships. We are committed to supporting Mahaska Health Nurses in their careers through continuing education, tuition assistance, paid certifications, specialized training, and more.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Disability, FSAs, HSAs, Health Screenings, and more for benefits eligible team members.
  • (IPERS) Retirement Savings Plan, Financial Planning Resources, and Educational Assistance.
  • and more!

For more information about immediate nursing opportunities with Mahaska Health, please contact our recruiting department today at 641-672-3123, we would love to hear from you!

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Ask us about current and upcoming opportunities

Career Advancement

Training and Education, Nursing Scholarships, Recognition Awards, Referral Program, Career Milestone Celebrations, Bonuses, and Market-Based Increases.

Employee Referral Program

At Mahaska Health, we encourage you to grow our teams with talented people by participating in our Employee Referral Program.


IPERS offers retirement benefit stability and security that members can count on.

Benefits of Working at Mahaska Health

Health and Dental Insurance

Full-time employees are eligible for health and dental insurance with Mahaska Health contributing to part of the cost.  Part-time employees (working 25 hours or more per pay period) will pay the entire premium. Insurance is available to eligible employees the 1st of the month following their hire date.

Flexible Spending Account

This allows full and part time employees (working 25 or more hours per week) to set money aside for qualified non-reimbursable medical or dependent care expenses through pre-tax salary reduction in separate accounts.

(IPERS) Iowa Public Employees Retirement System

IPERS is a retirement savings plan that offers stability and security that members can count on. IPERS is only available to city, county and state employees. Contributions, for full and part-time employees, begin by the employee and Mahaska Health the first day of employment and result in financial security in the employee’s retirement years.

Paid Time Off

(PTO) provides employees with a bank of hours to use for time off work due to illness, holidays, vacations, etc. All full-time and part-time employees earn PTO with an increasing accrual rate based on years of service. Additional time off with pay is granted to full and part-time employees who are in need of bereavement leave or assigned to jury duty.

Nursing Scholarships

The role of Nurses continues to expand to help meet the ever changing healthcare needs of our community. The Mahaska Health Foundation has committed to support Mahaska Health Nurses who want to grow their leadership skills and further their nursing career. William Penn University’s RN to BSN Program focuses on complexities of decision-making for providing professional nursing care.

Tuition Assistance

Full and part-time employees are eligible for up to $1,000 per fiscal year to contribute to the cost of obtaining an advanced degree or special training in their field after six months of employment. In addition, 16 hours of CEUs are provided to all full-time, licensed staff and 12 hours to part-time licensed staff.

Employee Assistance Program

Employees and dependents residing in their home have access to free, confidential, professional services to help deal with personal life problems.

Life Insurance

Full-time employees receive Life Insurance equal to 1x their annual salary up to a maximum of $50,000 as well as $10,000 Accidental Death and Dismemberment coverage with no premium cost to the employee.  Full time employees can purchase additional individual, spousal, and dependent life insurance at group rates.

Short and Long Term Disability

Available at no cost to the full-time employee.

Employee Referral Program

At Mahaska Health, we encourage you to grow our teams with talented people by participating in our Employee Referral Program. We are proud to provide exceptional care to our communities and our success is a result of the talented professionals in our hospital and offices.

Wellness Program

Employees enjoy the free wellness room, located on our campus, which includes cardio as well as free weight equipment.


Mahaska Health recognizes and celebrates various company achievements, national departmental health care weeks, milestone celebrations, and employee retirements.

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Visit our Join Our Team page or Call us at 641-672-3123 today.

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Nurses Jessi Nunnikhoven, Sally Blake and Sandy Long
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