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Walk-In Wednesday Hiring Event Being Held At Quad-Cities Genesis

April 24th, 2024
Walk-In Wednesday Hiring Event Being Held At Quad-Cities Genesis

Genesis ‘Walk-In Wednesday’ hiring event is being held today from 3 to 6 p.m.! Genesis Human Resources representatives will be located at the main entrances of Genesis Medical Center—Davenport (1227 East Rusholme Street, Davenport, Iowa) and Genesis Medical Center—Silvis (801 Illini Drive, Silvis, IL) to meet with and conduct on-the-spot interviews for all clinical positions. This walk-in, same-day, back-to-back interview process is designed to make it even easier for the job seeker and employer to find the perfect fit. There is the potential for applicants to complete the interview process and... Read More

Great Iowa Nurses recognizes three Genesis nurses

January 16th, 2024
Great Iowa Nurses recognizes three Genesis nurses

Genesis Health System nurses Lisa Andresen, Steve Barnhart, and Carly Whitcomb are among the 108 Iowa nurses recognized as 2024 Great Iowa Nurses. The Genesis trio, who all work at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, join 15 of their MercyOne colleagues across the state of Iowa in being recognized as 2024 Great Iowa Nurses.   The program, formerly 100 Great Iowa Nurses, annually honors Iowa nurses for their contributions to the nursing profession. A committee of individuals from various healthcare organizations across Iowa reviews nominations for the honor. Great Iowa Nurses are chosen based... Read More

Scott Drug tradition to continue under Genesis ownership

January 15th, 2024
Scott Drug tradition to continue under Genesis ownership

Genesis Medical Center, DeWitt, now part of MercyOne, will become the new owner of Scott’s Thrifty White Drug in DeWitt, effective Dec. 15, 2023. The pharmacy will remain at 629 6th Ave., continuing a downtown presence that began when Scott Drug opened in 1962. The new name will be Scott Drug, affiliated with Genesis Health System. The hours of operation will stay the same. Current co-owners Patti Trenkamp, PharmD, and Jennifer Walker, PharmD, will continue to manage and provide patient care at the pharmacy after the transition to Genesis ownership. The pharmacists have owned Scott Drug since... Read More

Genesis Quad-Cities Offers Winter Weather Tips For Illinois And Iowa Residents

January 9th, 2024
Genesis Quad-Cities Offers Winter Weather Tips For Illinois And Iowa Residents

The impending Winter Storm Warning for the Quad-Cities region is the perfect time to review Winter Safety Tips. A winter storm can mean extended interruptions of power and heat in your home. Here are tips from Genesis emergency department physicians and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to stay safe and comfortable in severe winter weather. Hypothermia Overexposure to cold temperatures or cold water can be deadly. Here are some tips for treating overexposure: Warning signs: Confusion or sleepiness; slowed, slurred speech, or shallow breathing; weak pulse or low blood pressure; a behavior... Read More

Robots Are On Parade Friday at Davenport’s Genesis Medical Center

November 30th, 2023
Robots Are On Parade Friday at Davenport's Genesis Medical Center

Genesis Health System is hosting a program on Intuitive robotic technology at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, 1227 East Rusholme Street, main floor lobby on Friday, December 1 at 11:30 a.m. In addition to demonstrations of our Intuitive ION and da Vinci Xi robots, surgeon Robert Harson, MD and patient Lois Nichols will be on hand to talk to the media. Lois Nichols, 91, of Bettendorf, suffered from pain and discomfort for nearly six years until Genesis doctors came to her rescue. The retired music teacher and Figge Art Museum docent said she lost as much as 25 pounds while waiting for a correct... Read More

Genesis Health System Offers Tips To Avoid Thanksgiving Overindulgence

November 23rd, 2023
Genesis Health System Offers Tips To Avoid Thanksgiving Overindulgence

Thanksgiving means parades, football and overindulgence. We become conquerors of desserts, warriors of the wishbone, and special forces of the stuffing. Many of us may consume more than 4,500 calories on Thanksgiving, or nearly double the daily requirement. If we do, we’ll know it because our bodies will inform us with bloating, sluggishness and if we are lucky, a nap. You don’t even have to eat excessively large portions to hit 2,500 calories for the big meal of the day. Add leftovers later and you can approach or top 4,500 calories for the day. Wearing off that many calories by exercise... Read More

Genesis Medical Center, Aledo Earns Two National Awards

November 22nd, 2023
Genesis Medical Center, Aledo Earns Two National Awards

ALEDO, Ill. – Genesis Medical Center, Aledo, celebrated National Rural Health Day last week by receiving two prestigious national awards. The first came from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health. The organization tabbed Genesis Medical Center, Aledo as one of their 2023 Community Stars. Only 39 rural health care facilities nationally received the honor. According to the announcement on PowerOfRural.org,  “The annual recognition program honors remarkable individuals and organizations going above and beyond for rural health. They exemplify the true spirit of collaboration,... Read More

Genesis Davenport Hosting Final ‘Walk In Wednesday’ Hiring Event Of The Year

October 17th, 2023
Genesis Davenport Hosting Final 'Walk In Wednesday' Hiring Event Of The Year

Genesis Health System will host the final Genesis ‘Walk in Wednesday’ hiring event of 2023 at their local campuses. Genesis Human Resources representatives will be located at the main entrances of both Genesis Medical Center – Davenport (1227 East Rusholme Street, Davenport, IA ) and Genesis Medical Center – Silvis (801 Illini Drive, Silvis, IL) to meet with and conduct on-the-spot interviews for all open positions (clinical and non-clinical). The event takes place Wednesday, October 25, from 3- 6 p.m. This walk-in, same-day, back-to-back interview process is designed to make it even easier... Read More

Genesis FoodPlex Receives Donation Of $10,000 From Bix 7

October 5th, 2023
Genesis FoodPlex Receives Donation Of $10,000 From Bix 7

The Genesis FoodPlex was this year’s Quad City Times Bix 7 charity. Food is Medicine and this donation of $10,000 will help support food-insecure individuals and their families with access to healthy foods.  The Quad-City Times is proud to give back to the community. Michelle Juehring, Quad-City Times Bix 7 Race Director, second from right, presents the Genesis Health Services Foundation with a check for $10,000. The money will help fund Genesis FoodPlex. Food is Medicine, and the Genesis FoodPlex helps support food-insecure individuals and their families with access to healthy foods.... Read More

Genesis Health Systems Offer Tips On Dealing With Extreme Heat

September 6th, 2023
Genesis Health Systems Offer Tips On Dealing With Extreme Heat

Genesis Emergency Departments have not seen a noticeable patient increase due to the recent heat wave engulfing the Midwest. Here are some essential tips from Genesis Medical Center emergency physician Michael Craddick, D.O., to help people protect themselves from falling victim to the heat. Stay out of the heat and direct sunlight when possible. The young and old are particularly vulnerable. People with other chronic conditions, for example, heart disease, mental health conditions, asthma, and high blood pressure, are also at higher risk for heat illnesses. Make sure you don’t leave small children... Read More