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Steve Beck, SPHR, MS
Human Resources Director
(308) 455-3636
sbeck@kearneyregional.com

Dani Ramsey
Human Resources Generalist
(308) 455-3637
dramsey@kearneyregional.com

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Kearney Regional Medical Center is the ideal environment for a phenomenal career in healthcare. We pride ourselves on creating  “A warm and friendly place full of employees deeply dedicated to quality care.” Regardless if you’re fresh out of college or a seasoned healthcare professional, Kearney Regional Medical Center offers the resources you need to strengthen and advance your skills.

We are seeking employees for a variety of positions to help us fulfill our mission to improve the health of our community. Please contact our human resources department directly for inquiries regarding careers at Kearney Regional Medical Center and Platte Valley Medical Group.

Kearney Regional Medical Center

Job Summary:

The Business office supervisor will work with the Business Office Manager in all aspects of managing the responsibilities for the department including associate hiring, motivation, coaching, development, discipline, customer satisfaction and achievement of key metrics. Assigns and creates new employees set up, creating and maintaining business office staff schedule, on call lead schedule, chart audits, assist with evaluations of registration staff, pre-auth communication specs and front desk staff, assist with employee concerns/conflicts, rounding, support leads, meditech, assists with business office staff meeting, maintains monthly required documentation, works with leads on assuring staff is educated and/or oriented to the department, and assists or conducts with meeting prep and communication.

The listing of duties contained in this job description is not all inclusive.  Duties may be added or subtracted at any time due to the needs of the organization.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise/Monitor Business Office daily workflow processes
  • Act as the first line of communication with the medical billing representatives for questions and customer issue resolution
  • Daily monitoring of registration, pre-authorizations and scheduled cases
  • Help assist manager with escalated customer calls
  • Coach representatives in a positive manner to achieve their individual and department goals
  • Help assist or perform yearly evaluations on all business office staff
  • Create and implement activities to motivate team to meet/exceed metrics
  • New Employee Set-up—Assignment of Trainings and Accesses
  • Enforce HR policies (attendance, dress code, cell phone, etc.)
  • Keep Manager and HR informed of area activities and significant problems
  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality pertaining to team member and customer situations
  • Adhere to the established policies and procedures of the clinic
  • Additional duties as assigned by Business office manager
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Follow up on incident reports and any adverse events.  Collaborates on any staff discipline with Business Office Manager and Human Resources
  • Directs employee orientation.
  • Maintains department monthly schedules.
  • Assists or performs department monthly staff meetings.
  • Assists with EMR changes and needs.

Requirements :

  • 2-5 years previous supervisory experience working in a medical field or billing office.
  • Preferred, 2-5 years’ prior experience in Preauthorization and financial counseling, patient access, billing, cash collection, insurance, appointment scheduling or directly related experience in a health care environment.
  • Preferred Knowledge of medical terminology/Knowledge of CPT and coding skills; knowledge of computerized office systems; knowledge of third party payer requirements.
  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • Organize/prioritize work; to work in an environment with patient populations of acute, chronic, and complex disease processes; to follow written and oral instructions; to detect, resolve, and correct problems; to react and perform in stressful and emergency situations.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the needs of patients for discharge planning.  Discharge planning is coordinated with physicians, nursing, patient and significant others who have an ongoing caring relationship with the patient. Responsible for assuring high quality, cost efficient medical outcomes. This includes those who may have Medicare, Medicaid, HMO or private insurance to cover their stay in various units.  Utilization review procedures include those having the need for inpatient and or outpatient precertification/ preauthorization.  Knowledge of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid coverage and that of HMO or private insurers.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing assessments on high-risk patients to determine discharge planning needs.
  • Establish effective rapport with other employees, professional support service staff, patients, families and physicians.
  • Able to communicate with physician regarding discharge planning needs of the patient.  Assists the physician to facilitate post-hospital care.
  • Documents discharge planning in an ongoing manner.
  • Responsible for home care needs being met by the time of discharge, with a goal of arrangements completed 24 hours prior to discharge when date of discharge is known.
  • Accurately determines type of assistance/setting/resources necessary for the patient/family and provides appropriate resources/assistance list of facilities.
  • Identify appropriate alternative and non-traditional resources and demonstrate creativity in managing each case to fully utilize all available resources.
  • Actively participates in Utilization Review Committee, QI, varying team meetings and other meetings as appropriate.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to collaborate on patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Review for precertification/preauthorization requests for medical necessity. Able to provide insurance companies with proper clinical information.
  • Review patient charts for medical necessity, reviewing clinical information for concurrent review, extending the Length of stay for inpatients as appropriate.

Requirements :

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN preferred.
  • 2 years of acute care experience preferred.
  • 1 year of case management/utilization review preferred.

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Job Summary:

Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures.  Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met.  Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.

Full-Time

Rotating call on evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Interacts professionally with patient and family.
  • Provides patient with explanations and verbal reassurance, as necessary.
  • Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain.
  • Adapts procedures to meet individual needs of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients for treatment.
  • Prepares room in a timely manner with all anticipated instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment for each individual surgical procedure.
  • Demonstrates competence in care of specimens and accurately handles specimens at all times.
  • Assists in positioning, prepping and draping of patients for surgical procedures.
  • Accurately completes operating room counts (instruments, sponges, needles); follows proper procedure in the event of incorrect count; reports all discrepancies to Circulating RN and surgeon and/or corrects immediately.
  • Carries out medical/surgical asepsis during treatments/procedures.
  • Maintains safe environment for patient, co-workers and self, per hospital policies and procedures.
  • Checks all equipment/instruments needed, prior to each procedure to ensure proper functioning.
  • Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy; closely observes patient with minimal disturbance.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Follows aseptic technique, when opening sterile supplies and setting up procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Sets up, scrubs and prepares for procedures at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled time, unless otherwise directed by Circulating RN or Nurse Manager.
  • Performs services requiring technical or manual skills under the direction of Circulating RN.
  • Always maintains an orderly and sterile instrument table for the purpose of efficiency; follows department standard set up.
  • Anticipates needs of surgeon during intraoperative phase.
  • Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after last case; restocks supplies, when necessary and organizes effectively for end-of-case clean up.
  • Follows written procedures for steam sterilization; knows responsibilities and the necessity for chemical and biological monitoring.
  • Consults with other staff members, when in question or unfamiliar with equipment or procedure.
  • Regularly collaborates with other members of the nursing team, in order to maintain equipment and supplies for surgical procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationship with co‑workers for the patient’s benefit
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the Operating Room Technician’s scope of practice.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of assigned case and instruments and/or trays to be pulled for the procedure.

Requirements :

  • Completion of a Surgical Technologist program.
  • Surgical Technician Certification required within 6 months.
  • Current BLS Certification.

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Job Summary:

Manages all operation and functions of the Emergency Department. Manages the facilities stroke and trauma programs. Consults with staff, providers, other members of leadership, and CNO on patient care matters and interpretation of facility policies and procedures to ensure department and patient needs are met.  Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI initiatives.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Assumes 24/7 accountability for the management of appropriate provisioning of nursing and support resources in the department.
  • Communicates clearly and professionally with the mission, vision, and strategic goals of KRMC in mind.
  • Implements standards of nursing practice, reviewing and revising as necessary to reflect changes in nursing practice and the people served within the Emergency Department.
  • Manages coordination of the department in order maximize productivity and minimize costs.
  • Accountable for the efficient delivery of patient care within the department through effective implementation, evaluation, and utilization of safe, cost effective, high quality nursing practices.
  • Manages department operations to achieve quality improvement and patient satisfaction goals/objectives.
  • Acts as a liaison with patients, physicians and employees to ensure high-quality patient care.
  • Addresses and supports cultural practices as long as the practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned course of medical care.
  • Develops, communicates and implements policies and procedures and monitors compliance.
  • Collaborates with the CNO to uses findings from patient satisfaction survey with input from the staff to establish and implement unit based customer service initiatives.
  • Assures that clear, concise and current written policies and procedures are available to assist the staff and minimize risk factors.
  • Maintains established department nursing staffing plans to ensure reasonable hours and acceptable working conditions exist to provide optimal patient care coverage.
  • Assures that all aspects of patient care occur in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Develops and approves job descriptions within the scope of responsibility.
  • Effectively leads and administers the performance appraisal system.
  • Gives routine performance feedback, conducts annual performance reviews for personnel, and works in collaboration with HR and the senior leadership team to ensure the reward and recognition system is competitive.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources to effectively resolve employee and labor management issues.
  • Builds and leads a culture of teamwork and respect throughout the department, engaging effectively with all stakeholders, e.g. physicians, staff, outside contractors, and the people served.
  • Provides leadership and mentorship in the development of staff.
  • Manages the Stroke and Trauma Program Coordinator and is responsible for overseeing successful management of the organization’s stroke and trauma programs.
  • Responsible for cost controls to insure effective use of funds expended from approved departmental budgets.
  • Initiates and supports problem-solving groups that proactively resolve issues within nursing services.

Participates with the Governing Body, management, medical staff and clinical leaders in the hospital’s decision-making process:

  • Serves as a member of professional staff committees in matters pertaining to patient care.
  • Participates in Leadership, Nursing, and medical staff departmental meetings.
  • Acts as a collaborative member of leadership, consulting with other department leaders as appropriate when making decisions.
  • Plans and coordinates budgeting requirements with the CNO and CFO, utilizing the respective service managers for personnel, performance of work, supplies and equipment.
  • Oversees the departmental budget, providing variance reports as requested/appropriate.

Implements an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to patients:

  • Each department’s performance improvement program interfaces with and supports the overall Nursing Services/organization wide performance improvement program.
  • The results of each department’s performance improvement activities are reported to the respective hospital medical staff committees and to the organization wide performance improvement committee.
  • Reviews department monthly performance improvement activities, evaluates established indicators and implements initiatives to improve when underperformance is identified.
  • Collaborates with hospital leaders in developing, implementing, reviewing, revising and monitoring organization wide performance improvement activities, including infection control.
  • Responsible for the patient experience with in the department.
  • Responds to operational issues affecting the delivery of timely, efficient, and quality patient care services to patients in a timely fashion.
  • Accountable (in conjunction with the Quality Manager and Stroke and Trauma Program Coordinator) for ensuring that all required stroke and trauma program quality information is collected and submitted to the appropriate agencies.

Compliance with Regulations:

  • Ensures compliance with regulations governing the Hospital and rules of accrediting bodies, by maintaining knowledge of the requirements pertaining to the department and by continually monitoring the activities and processes tied to each standard.
  • In collaboration with the management team, implements and/or revises policies, and procedures to maintain compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings.
  • Delegation—the individual delegates work assignments, gives authority to work independently, sets expectations and monitors delegated activities.
  • Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well and accepts feedback from others.
  • Management skills—the individual includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; and develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and security—the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current license by the state of Nebraska as a registered nurse.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, and NIHISS (PALS and NIHISS within 90 days of hire).
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required; Master’s Degree in Nursing or Healthcare Management preferred.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of total acute care nursing experience is required, two (2) of those years to include experience in nursing management/leadership; recent progressive or intensive care nursing or leadership required.

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Job Summary:

Environmental Services Aides are responsible for keeping the KRMC facility safe, clean, disinfected and well maintained in compliance with federal, state, and local health codes and regulations. Responsible for disinfecting all areas of the hospital including; patient areas, diagnostic testing rooms, waiting areas, staff areas, examination rooms, operation rooms, and corridors.

Temporary Position

Every Sunday

8:00am – 4:30pm

Occasional Holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner to reflect the highest integrity of the Environmental Services Department.
  • Assists in cleaning and disinfecting patient rooms with hospital grade disinfection with the standards and procedures set by the department and KRMC.
  • Initiates and promotes quality improvement, seeking to meet, and exceed, customer expectations.
  • Demonstrates proper hand washing and/or sanitizing following KRMC policy and procedures.
  • Assists the engineering department by notifying them of any repairs and submitting work orders that need attention in the KRMC facility.
  • Follows directions, both verbal and written, including but not limited to infection control, environmental services, biohazard policies, and mixing of cleaning products.
  • Maintains routine records of all duties performed/areas cleaned and any problems that may arise.
  • Performs manual duties as requested (i.e., moving supplies or furniture, removing trash or scrap material).
  • Ability to do work on his/her own with only normal supervision.
  • A working knowledge of department policies in order to help train and orient new employees.
  • A thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain cleaning tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge and observance of safety precautions.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and email.

Requirements:

  • Any combination of experience and education that would demonstrate the capability to perform the duties of the position
  • Basic ability to communicate and comprehend
  • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instruction

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Job Summary:

Assists in the performance of duties necessary to keep the physical structure and associated equipment of the facility in good repair.  Life safety inspections and minor maintenance, repairs and other duties are the primary duties.  Assists the Engineering Department with various maintenance needs.  Participates in performance improvement PI activities.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner to reflect the highest integrity of the Engineering Department.
  • Performs general maintenance and repairs of the building systems and devices throughout campus.
  • Performs life safety inspections on various systems throughout the campus per CMS guidelines within the NFPA code books.
  • Performs maintenance and inspections on equipment and systems as required.
  • Performs maintenance duties to all physical structures of facility and complies with all building safety codes.
  • Assembles new equipment before installations as needed
  • Maintains routine records of all inspections, maintenance and repairs performed on any equipment or system in our log books and in our computer maintenance management system.
  • Performs manual duties as requested (i.e. moving supplies or furniture, replacing light bulbs, removing trash or scrap material).
  • Helps with basic snow removal when needed
  • Ability to do work on his/her own with only normal supervision.
  • A thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain Engineering tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge and observance of safety precautions.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Building Services Manager and accepts other duties as requested.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or Equivalent.
  • Any combination of experience and education that would demonstrate the capability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Basic ability to communicate and Comprehend Ability to follow written and/or verbal instructions.

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Job Summary:

Maintains petty cash drawer and logs receipts; Entering and updating data in various databases; This position facilitates timely access to care by ensuring insurance eligibility and benefits are verified prior to service and working with insurance companies.  This position will work with the financial counselor and the utilization nurse to obtain prior authorizations to support claim payment. Resolve pre-certification, registration, and case-related concerns prior to a patient’s appointment. Has knowledge of commonly used medical terms and procedures. Rely on instructions, protocols and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. The Financial Counselor is a highly motivated individual who is responsible for the financial counseling process.  Performs vital roles in customer service and data collections for the hospital This position will report to the Business Office Manager.

The listing of job duties contained in this job description is not all inclusive.  Duties may be added or subtracted at any time due to the needs of the organization.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with answering the overflow phone calls, directing internal and external calls; Greeting and providing excellent customer service to visitors
  • Maintaining appearance of front lobby; Distributing mail; Maintains a daily cashier reconciliation recap, reports any discrepancies to the Business Office Manager. The cashier would assist with printing itemized statements, billing questions and patient procedure cost estimates. Researches receipts that are not clearly marked for posting
  • Welcomes and directs patients, his/her relatives, or other responsible individuals to obtain necessary information for account processing, to include but not limited to, identifying and biographical information, insurance and financial information, employment information, emergency contacts and any/all required information.  Ensures that business office duties are carried out according to facility policies and procedures
  • Displays courtesy and sensitivity always.  Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, completing and reporting incidents as necessary.  Responds promptly, courteously and professionally to customer needs whether in person, or by telephone.  Works closely with physicians, nursing, ancillary departments, patient financial services, patients, insurance companies and families with equal respect and understanding.
  • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the computer systems required to complete this position and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of such. Recommends revisions in business office policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal and state rules and regulations
  • Welcomes newly assigned tasks and projects and learns new skills as needed to adapt to organizational change.  Manages competing demands.  Accepts criticism and feedback in a positive manner.  Changes Approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Must be proficient in the activation of and announcing of all patient access emergency call systems; able to respond timely and appropriately within limits, to an emergency situation as outlined in dept. procedures.
  • Maintains a daily cashier reconciliation recap; reports any discrepancies to management.
  • Researches receipts that are note clearly marked for posting.
  • Organize deposits, checks and credit card receipts by month, day and year.
  • Maintains log of daily receipts
  • Helps assist with printing itemized statements, billing questions and patient procedure cost estimates.
  • Ensures that bank deposits for the Business office and Café are made each day before 300pm
  • Distribute mail to appropriate designees in the mailbox distribution areas.
  • Maintains petty cash drawer, log, receipts and balances it daily.  Reports to the office manager if discrepancies.
  • Problem situations should be appropriately and independently resolved when required.
  • Welcomes and directs vendors to check into rep tracks, issues badge, confirms appointments with appropriate staff.

Requirements:

  • GED or high school diploma required.
  • Preferred, 2 years’ prior experience in financial counseling, pre-authorizations, patient access, billing estimates, cash collection, insurance, appointment scheduling or directly related experience in a health care environment.
  • Preferred Knowledge of medical terminology/Knowledge of CPT and coding skills; knowledge of computerized office systems; knowledge of third party payer requirements
  • Prefer 1-2 years of cashier and cash handling experience, and to be comfortable with handling and counting his or her own cash drawer or and/or previous secretarial experience.
  • Organize/prioritize work; to work in an environment with patient populations of acute, chronic, and complex disease processes; to follow written and oral instructions; to detect, resolve, and correct problems; to react and perform in stressful and emergency situations.
  • Any combinations of training and/or experience that will allow the individual to meet the requirements noted above and perform the duties.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for modeling the core values of Kearney Regional Medical Center. Serves as a resource person to staff, both clinically and administratively.  Serves as the off shift representative of management: that represents and supports management, supervises staff and makes administrative decisions which may involve patients and their families and KRMC staff.  Maintains a global perspective as a basis for decision making.  Coordinates utilization of resources including staff and equipment.  Seeks to enhance quality of care by acting as consultant and mentor.  Provides feedback to appropriate management regarding staff and clinical situations as necessary.  Contributes to an environment that promotes staff empowerment.

24 hours/week

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Charge Nurse to manage and prioritize the room placement of patients admitted at KRMC.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Continuously readjusts and evaluates staffing to meet care needs during the assigned shift.
  • Interacts with department directors/managers and physicians on a wide range of issues.
  • Maintains a global perspective to meet and coordinate the needs of various departments.
  • Communicates daily with care management regarding admissions and dismissals to various units.
  • Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient/facility’s needs.
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by downsizing or upsizing staffing in a budget conscious manner that ensures the maintenance of safe patient care.
  • Assures that staff has the appropriate tools to provide care; provides supplies in the absence of 24 hour departments.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to identify physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
  • Counsels and manages personnel issues, but not appraisals in the absence of management.
  • Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication with many departments for the benefit of the patient.
  • Steps in to fill gaps in staffing as needed.
  • Recognizes and manages impaired staffing behaviors in the absence of management.
  • Balances the staffing needs between the units.
  • Makes decisions reflecting, knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/surgical conditions, care required and good judgment.
  • Notifies administration of issues beyond the scope of house supervisor; requiring further investigation.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; a self-starter; compatible and supportive; a team player.
  • Screens patients by comparing patient’s condition to admission criteria; evaluating and accepting or rejecting patients; referring patients and family to other programs and institutions; appropriately placing patients.
  • Resolves patient/family dissatisfaction by investigating concerns; recommending changes in service policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.
  • PALS certification within 1 year of employment.
  • At least two (2) years of charge nurse experience preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in critical care nursing preferred.

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Job Summary:

This person will be responsible to keep track of the scheduled procedures and notify UNMC when a pathologist is needed.  They will assist with frozen sections, bone marrows, fine needle aspirates.  They will maintain the cryostat and digital microscope and be responsible for inventory for the areas they service.  When they do not have procedures they are assisting with, they can help process tissue specimens, perform phlebotomy or other duties as needed.

Part Time

20-25 hours/week

Responsibilities:

  • Processing and preparing patient tissue for histological or immunohistological analysis according to department procedures using a wide range and depth of technical knowledge.
  • Perform histological or immunohistological techniques, histochemical and/or immunohistochemical and enzyme histochemical and/or immunohistochemical reactions with minimal supervision.
  • Aiding in the collection of Fine Needle Aspirates.  Preparing and staining slides and viewing under a microscope while skyping with a pathologist that will determine if the specimen is adequate for evaluation.
  • Assisting with frozen section preparation of slides.
  • Assist with bone marrow preparation.
  • Support continuous improvement of the anatomical pathology laboratory services of the organization to ensure high quality and timely pathology preparations for a quality diagnosis.

Requirements:

  • Certified HT(ASCP) QIHC preferred.
  • Experience in immunohistochemistry is preferred.
  • Bachelor of science or successful completion of a formally recognized histology technique training program preferred.
  • Knowledge and application of immunohistochemistry/immunofluorescence preferred.
  • Knowledge of paraffin embedded tissue, frozen tissue and immunohistochemistry preferred.
  • Willing to train at UNMC/RPS if required.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a RN or physician.  Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of a RN. Provide secretarial functions as needed for unit to function.

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the CNA’s scope of practice.
  • Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers.
  • Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower, whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the shift.
  • Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.
  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.
  • Answers patients’ call lights, anticipates patients’ needs and makes rounds of assigned patients.
  • Transports patients to various departments for ordered tests/procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform procedures within the CNA II’s scope of practice per state law.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output.
  • Reports patient complaint of pain to supervising RN.
  • Observes patient’s mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to supervising RN.
  • Able to answer, transfer and triage phone calls when Unit secretary
  • Able to effectively fax, scan and file patient information appropriately
  • Skilled on computer and updating status board and discharge information as patient changes occur
  • Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Participates in patient care conferences.
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner to RNs and medical staff.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Attends inservice education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc.
  • Treat patient and families with respect and dignity.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Current CNA certification in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certificate.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for assigning and coordinating patient care during shift.  Consults with staff, physicians, Inpatient Manager and Director of Nursing and Surgical Services on nursing issues and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met.  Collaborates with the inpatient manager on performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.

Full Time Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the assigning patient care during shift.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, Inpatient Manager, and Director of Nursing and Surgical Services.
  • Monitors compliance and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrates ability to assist physicians with procedures.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formulation of the plan of care.
  • Determines staffing requirements and patterns, based on scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Collaborates on performance improvement activities for the department.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Provides education to staff on performance improvement. Ability to plan and organize orientation and inservice training for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Directs and delegates control of inventories to ensure proper amounts available.
  • Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit. Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible and organized, and function under stressful situations
  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Services and Inpatient Manager, within the Board of Registered Nurses scope of nursing practice.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.
  • Current PALS certification
  • At least two (2) years of charge nurse experience preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in intensive care nursing.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the processing of laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all areas of the clinical laboratory.  Maintains laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory.

Full-Time

Second Shift

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to function in all areas of the clinical laboratory: blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology.
  • Responsible for performing high-complexity testing. Must have an Associate Degree as a MLT or CLT.
  • Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Performs quality control procedures, instrument maintenance and checks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of expected lab values for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician of critical lab values.
  • Maintains accurate laboratory records on procedures performed for statistics and billing.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies.
  • Interacts professionally with the Director of Clinical Laboratory, Pathologist and clinical laboratory personnel.
  • Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Follows standard precautions at all times.
  • Manages and operates laboratory equipment safely and correctly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, HFAP, CLIA, state and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry or Biology.
  • State Licensure as a Medical Technologist in the following specialties; blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology.
  • BLS Required.

OR

  • Associate degree as a Medical Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Technician.
  • MLT certification preferred.
  • BLS within 6 months of hire

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a RN or physician.  Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of a RN.

Full-Time

6:00am – 6:30pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the CNA’s scope of practice.
  • Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers.
  • Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning over-bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the shift.
  • Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over-bed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.
  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.
  • Answers patients’ call lights, anticipates patients’ needs and makes rounds of assigned patients.
  • Transports patients to various departments for ordered tests/procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform procedures within the CNA scope of practice per state law.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output.
  • Reports patient complaint of pain to supervising RN.
  • Observes patient’s mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to supervising RN.
  • Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Participates in patient care conferences.
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner to RNs and medical staff.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Attends in-service education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc.
  • Treat patient and families with respect and dignity.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly

Requirements: 

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Current CNA certification in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certificate.
  • One year of experience as a CNA preferred.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting.  Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

12 Hour Shifts

6:00am – 6:00pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certification. ACLS required with 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting.  Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

12 Hour Shifts

6:00am – 6:00pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certification. ACLS required with 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting.  Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

12 Hour Shifts

6:00pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certification. ACLS required with 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the NICU setting.  Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all maternity services departments. Primarily caring for the following patients; all NICU babies, postpartum mother/baby care, & baby admissions in both vaginal and cesarean deliveries. Is flexible and able to change assignments easily as admissions and deliveries occur.

Full-Time Nights

6:00pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on the neonate and reassessments as per policy.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates parents and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan for parents and family based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of ventilators and neonate monitoring and treats appropriately based on protocols and policies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s specific needs and provide care needed by the patient.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level of licensure.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Ability to use basic computer skills for charting and communication.

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Current BCLS, has or will obtain NRP certification & ACLS within 6 months of hire
  • Two (2) or more years of nursing experience required. One (1) year critical care experience preferred.

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Job Summary:

Provides care in the outpatient services area directed toward meeting both the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of patients undergoing invasive procedures in the outpatient surgery department. Communicates with physicians and/or anesthesia providers continuously and as needed about patient condition. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities.

Full-Time

No weekends/ no holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and supervises patient care.
  • Gives care to the patient, reflecting flexibility in rules and regulations, as indicated by individual patient needs.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/surgical conditions, care required and good judgment.
  • Performance reflects knowledge in all areas of care specific to outpatient surgery (i.e., GI, autologous, conscious sedation).
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Electronic documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Organizes and manages nursing activities reflecting due consideration for patients’ needs and the needs of the facility and staff.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; a self starter; compatible and supportive; a team player.
  • Knowledge of medications and IV fluids and their correct administration, based on age of the patient and patient’s clinical condition.
  • Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe preoperative assessment on all patients and reassesses, as needed postoperatively.  This includes pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, as indicated, and evaluates for effectiveness.
  • Formulates a teaching plan, based on identified patient learning needs, and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching, as appropriate, from preop to discharge.
  • Provides patient with explanation and verbal reassurance consistently.
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
  • Knowledge of cardiac monitoring and can identify dysrhythmias.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Outpatient Services Nurse Manager, co‑workers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians in the OPS unit.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Practices good guest relations.
  • Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication both within the department and with other departments for the benefit of the patient
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within the shift.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family.
  • Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures.
  • Maintains an environment that provides the patient and family with feelings of safety and security.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollement in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Two (2) years nursing experience preferred.
  • One (1) year of experience in an outpatient surgical setting preferred.
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification. PALS certified within 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

Patient Service Representative is responsible for timely and accurate patient registration processes.  Responsible for interviewing patients in order to gather all pertinent account information, gather up to date demographics, and verify insurance coverage.   This position is responsible for recovery of deductible, co-pay, co-insurance and self-pay balances, and/or recognizing the need for financial counseling as necessary.  They are responsible for ensuring that all required patient signatures are present for treatment, medical records and insurance processing.  They ensure that all necessary documentation is presented to patients, making them aware of all hospital policies and procedures that relate to the admission process and treatment.  They work with multiple departments, distributing appropriate information as necessary.  They will be required to participate in performance improvement and CQI activities. Will report to Business office Manager with support from also the Lab Manager.

The listing of job duties contained in this job description is not all inclusive.  Duties may be added or subtracted at any time due to the needs of the organization.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

9:00am – 5:30pm

Rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

Philosophy

  • Supports the facility’s ideology, mission, goals, and objectives
  • Performs in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures
  • Follows the facility’s standards for ethical business conduct
  • Conducts self as a positive role model and team member
  • Recognizes patients’ rights and responsibilities and supports them in performance of job duties
  • Participates in facility committees, meetings, in-services, and activities

Communication

  • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers
  • Interacts with others in a positive, respectful, and considerate manner

Compliance program

  • Contributes to the progress and development of the organization’s adopted compliance program
  • Performs according to established compliance policies and procedures
  • Remains current on all federal and state guidelines regarding business office practices (e.g., fraud, abuse, and anti-kickback statutes)

Performance-improvement program

  • Contributes to the progress and development of the organization’s adopted performance-improvement program
  • Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures

Financial Practices

  • Uses facility resources appropriately and avoids wasteful practices
  • Reports wasteful practices
  • Analyzes work area and makes recommendations for potential cost-effective improvements
  • Ensures that financial transactions follow generally accepted accounting principles and facility policy
  • Reviews prequalification of procedures by third-party payers
  • Serves as a positive liaison with insurance companies

Scheduling

  • Oversees scheduling tasks to maintain efficient patient flow
  • Works closely with the Business office supervisor to ensure appropriate time allowances and special-equipment requests are communicated in a timely manner
  • Monitors physician block time and makes recommendations for effective utilization to administrator
  • Serves as a positive liaison with physicians and their office personnel

Medical Records

  • Oversees medical record maintenance to ensure timely dispensation of completed charts
  • Monitors medical record charts for accuracy, completeness, and compliance with federal and state rules and regulations
  • Maintains security and confidentiality of medical records

Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of computerized office systems; knowledge of third party payer requirements; knowledge of reading/writing/math/proper grammar/spelling, which is normally required through the completion of a high school education or equivalent. Experience working with a multi phone line.
  • Organize/prioritize work; to work in an environment with patient populations of acute, chronic, and complex disease processes; to follow written and oral instructions; to detect, resolve, and correct problems; to react and perform in stressful and emergency situations.
  • Any combinations of training and/or experience that will allow the individual to meet the requirements noted above and perform the duties.   Preferred previous experience in KRMC registration system. Prefer 1-2 years of medical experience and/or secretarial experience.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a RN or physician.  Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of a RN.

Full-Time

6:00pm – 6:30am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the CNA’s scope of practice.
  • Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers.
  • Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning over-bed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the shift.
  • Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning over-bed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.
  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.
  • Answers patients’ call lights, anticipates patients’ needs and makes rounds of assigned patients.
  • Transports patients to various departments for ordered tests/procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform procedures within the CNA scope of practice per state law.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output.
  • Reports patient complaint of pain to supervising RN.
  • Observes patient’s mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to supervising RN.
  • Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Participates in patient care conferences.
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner to RNs and medical staff.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Attends in-service education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc.
  • Treat patient and families with respect and dignity.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

Requirements: 

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Current CNA certification in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certificate.
  • One year of experience as a CNA in an acute care hospital preferred.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the progressive care setting.  Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the PCU department with adequate supervision.

12 Hour Shifts

6:00am – 6:00pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic cardiac rhythm monitoring techniques, interpretation, and treatment.  Can identify dysrhythmias and know how to react accordingly

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • 1 year of experience on a Medical Surgical Unit preferred
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the progressive care setting.  Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the PCU department with adequate supervision.

12 Hour Shifts

6:00pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic cardiac rhythm monitoring techniques, interpretation, and treatment.  Can identify dysrhythmias and know how to react accordingly

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • 1 year of experience on a Medical Surgical Unit preferred
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the progressive care setting.  Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the PCU department with adequate supervision.

Part-Time Days

Responsibilities:

Primary Tasks, Duties, Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic cardiac rhythm monitoring techniques, interpretation, and treatment.  Can identify dysrhythmias and know how to react accordingly

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • 1 year of experience on a Medical Surgical Unit preferred
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the progressive care setting.  Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the PCU department with adequate supervision.

Part-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

Primary Tasks, Duties, Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of basic cardiac rhythm monitoring techniques, interpretation, and treatment.  Can identify dysrhythmias and know how to react accordingly

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • 1 year of experience on a Medical Surgical Unit preferred
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the management of the pharmacy department. Coordinates and supervises operations of the department. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Assures competency of all personnel. Assists in formulating budget, evaluates department performance versus budget and takes appropriate action to remain in budget guidelines. Develops and implements system of reviewing department charges, ensures that medication charges are accurate and entered on a timely basis. Maintains efficient and effective department operation while requiring compliance with all state, federal and local regulatory laws, standards and protocols. Promote safe, accurate, rational and cost-effective use of pharmacotherapy and to coolaboratively manage medication therapy for quality individual patient outcomes.  This should occur with the context of safe, accurate, efficient and timely medication distribution.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews prescriptions issued by physicians or other authorized prescribers to assure accuracy and determines formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Compounds medications using standard formulas and processes, such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
  • Monitors all posting onto the patient profiles in order that accuracy, drug allergies, drug interactions, duplicate therapy, rational drug therapy and incompatibilities may be realized and better patient care received.
  • Checks patient medications prior to delivery to patient care areas to ascertain that the correct drug, dosage form, schedule and strength is being dispensed.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Prepares IV admixtures and extemporaneous parenteral products under aseptic conditions.
  • Assists Pharmacy Department personnel engaged in admixing, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Answers questions and provides information to physicians, nurses, patients and other healthcare professionals on the appropriate use of medications, drug interactions, side effects, dosage, storage, etc.
  • Assists in teaching programs (departmental, medical, nursing, community).
  • Endorses policies and procedures of the department and of the hospital.
  • Ensures the maintenance and proper operation of equipment and supplies in the work areas.
  • Maintains established procedures concerning quality control, security of controlled substances and disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Enters data into the computer system (Pharmacy Information System), such as patient, prescribed medications and cost, and maintains patient profiles and charge system.
  • Instructs students and other medical personnel on matters pertaining to the Pharmacy Department.
  • Reviews and monitors drug therapy that requires dosing adjustments as authorized by the physician.
  • Provides pharmaceutical care to all ages of patients from newborns to the elderly. Understands that there are dosage variations between newborn, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, and knows where to find appropriate information.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Supervises at least one to two (1-2) members of the Pharmacy Department technician staff daily.
  • Demonstrates ability to read, analyze and interpret pharmacy-related journals.
  • Demonstrates ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the hospital staff.
  • Demonstrates ability to write articles for publication and ability to effectively present information to management, medical staff, hospital staff and public groups.
  • Demonstrates ability apply necessary advanced mathematical concepts, such as exponents and logarithms.
  • Demonstrates ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as dosage calculations, formulation of pharmaceutical preparations and data analysis.
  • Demonstrates ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.  Demonstrates ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract variables.

Management Duties (as assigned but not limited to):

  • Assists the Pharmacy Director on special assignments.
  • Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level, utilizing the grievance process as required.
  • Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the department. Prepares reports regarding medication management and pharmacy services, i.e., drug utilization, performance improvement, service data, outcome data, productivity, including long term capital budget and short term operational budget.
  • Provides education to staff on performance improvement. Ability to plan and organize orientation and in-service training for department staff members, participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Leads staff meetings, prepares agendas and staff meeting minutes.
  • Performs management activities including interviewing, hiring, evaluating, termination and departmental staffing and scheduling.
  • Assists the Director with responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s mission, policy and any applicable laws.
  • Works with the Pharmacy Information System Coordinator – shares information across the facility to assist other departments with information system/EHR development

Compounded Sterile Preparations:

  • Assures the availability of adequate equipment to safely prepare compounded sterile preparations.
  • Ensures that pharmaceutical preparations are sterile, properly packaged, labeled and stored, and not outdated.
  • Certifies the skills of the compounding staff.
  • Maintains air quality check records.
  • Ensures compliance with USP <797>.
  • Low-risk compounding:
    • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.
  • Medium-risk compounding:
    • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.
  • High-risk compounding:
    • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed semi-annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.

Requirements: 

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree or Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent.
  • Graduated from an accredited School of Pharmacy.
  • Current Pharmacist certification or licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or subsequent training.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the development, coordination, execution, and monitoring of clinical education for the Progressive Care Unit and Emergency Services.  Develops and implements department specific orientation programs and assists in hospital wide general orientation.  Plans and implements on-going continuing education requirements for staff as well as education regarding changes in or additions to practice or procedure.  Responsible for providing opportunities to staff for expanding professional development and designing evidenced based education that benefits the clinician and the organization.  Collaborates with the quality department as well as other members of leadership to develop, implement, and monitor performance improvement activities.  Coordinates and provides education in order to increase awareness and skill levels in order to facilitate positive patient outcomes, safety, and both employee and patient satisfaction at each opportunity throughout the facility.  Responsible for the development and implementation of educational offerings for patients and families.

Provides direct patient care as needed.  The Progressive Care Education Coordinator will be oriented to and trained in the Progressive Care Department in order to facilitate relationships with all staff members and to gain knowledge in the different areas and service lines.

The Progressive Care Education Coordinator continuously consults with staff, providers, the PCU Manager, the Director of Acute Care Nursing, the CNO, and other members of leadership on methods to meet and maintain regulations and standards related to patient care.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors and evaluates the educational needs of the department, individual staff members, and patient population served and conducts surveys requesting feedback and follows through on requests for educational offerings.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors the department specific orientation program.  Coordinates and evaluates progress in completing department orientation for each new employee.
  • Treats patients, staff, and families with respect and dignity, and routinely evaluates the effectiveness of educational programs offered.
  • Professionally and collaboratively develops dynamic education for staff, providers, patients, and families, and implements in a way that accommodates the need of the individual’s learning style.
  • Ensures that education provided follows hospital policy and satisfies compliance requirements according to state and federal regulation.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors annual education competencies for the department.
  • Communicates clearly and professionally with the mission, vision, and strategic goals of KRMC in mind.
  • Responsible for maintaining expert level knowledge of patient care practices in applicable departments, and for providing direct patient care when needed.
  • Builds and fosters relationships with staff, providers, and other leaders in all departments of the organization.
  • Works collaboratively with other Education Coordinators in the facility and the Human Resources department to ensure that consistency is achieved regarding documentation and record keeping for educational requirements.
  • Monitors education compliance and completion and reports deficiencies to the respective department manager.
  • Acts as a leader of the department, supporting the manager and other members of leadership as a liaison with patients, physicians and employees to facilitate communication, increase satisfaction, and ultimately ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care.
  • Develops and reviews policies and procedures as assigned.  Provides education to staff regarding process and policy updates.
  • Gives routine performance feedback while educating staff, provides input to the department manager regarding staff progress on orientation and performance.
  • Participates in and fosters culture of teamwork and respect throughout the department, engaging effectively with all stakeholders, e.g. physicians, staff, outside contractors, and the people served.
  • Provides leadership and mentorship in the development of staff.
  • Initiates and supports problem-solving groups that proactively resolve issues within nursing services.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, and function in stressful situations.

Participates with the Governing Body, management, medical staff and clinical leaders in the hospital’s decision-making process:

  • Serves as a member of professional staff committees in matters pertaining to patient care.
  • Participates in staff, Nursing leadership, and medical staff departmental meetings.
  • Acts as a collaborative team member, consulting with other department leaders as appropriate when making decisions.

Implements an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to patients:

  • Each department’s performance improvement program interfaces with and supports the overall Nursing Services/organization wide performance improvement program.
  • The results of each department’s performance improvement activities are reported to the respective hospital medical staff committees and to the organization wide performance improvement committee.
  • Reviews department monthly performance improvement activities with the department manager, evaluates established indicators and educates staff on initiatives to improve when underperformance is identified.
  • Collaborates with hospital leaders in developing, implementing, reviewing, revising and monitoring organization wide performance improvement activities, including infection control.

Compliance with Regulations:

  • Maintains current knowledge of federal and state regulations and educates staff on methods to provide patient care in compliance with these regulations.
  • In collaboration with the management team, implements and/or revises policies, and procedures to maintain compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings.
  • Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well and accepts feedback from others.
  • Teaching skills—the individual includes staff evaluating educational needs, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular feedback to orientees; and develops staff skills and encourages growth.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and security—the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current license by the state of Nebraska as a registered nurse.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing preferred or ADN and enrolled in a BSN program within six months of hire; Master’s Degree in Nursing or other applicable field preferred.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of acute care nursing experience is required; an additional two (2) years of experience in an education role or formal training in education preferred.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and NIHISS certification required (or within 90 days of hire).
  • PCCN certification preferred.

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Job Summary:

The Radiology RN is a professional nurse committed to ensuring that the patient receives optimal care. He/she maintains a continuous program of in-service, education, and periodic evaluation of skills is maintained to ensure that the quality of care provided is current with the developments in the medical nursing and infection control fields. Provides direct and indirect patient care in the Imaging Services Department. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring. Is able to provide moderate sedation safely and effectively to imaging patients. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in the patient’s condition. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities.

Full-Time

8:30am – 5:00pm

 

Responsibilities:

  • Approaches patient in a kind, gentle and friendly manner.
  • Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments with any change in condition.
  • Ability to adequately asses and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, revise plan as indicated by the patient’s response to a radiographic procedure and evaluate overall plan for effectiveness
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs, evaluates appropriately based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias, and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of fluid and electrolyte management.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to patients, coworkers, and physicians.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient.
  • Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Positions patients safely.
  • Ability to schedule patient procedures in the Imaging Services Department; ensures outpatients receive pre-procedure instructions as needed.
  • Operates and maintains equipment correctly and safely.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Directs and assists in maintenance and handling of special equipment and instruments.
  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.
  • Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures. Is able to open sterile supplies and set up for procedure
  • Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy.
  • Accurately records, handles and labels specimens; demonstrates care of specimens.
  • Ensures pre-op checklist is complete (H&P present, informed consent is signed, test results present, surgical site identified, etc.) before patient is taken into procedure room.
  • Is consistently ready and prepared for assigned cases.
  • Appropriately responds to the patient in an emergency or physically distressful situation.
  • Assessment and reassessment of the patient is clearly and concisely communicated in charting. Documentation meets current standards, policies, procedures, and is completed within shift.
  • Communicates Clinical Laboratory/Imaging Services reports to the surgeon before and during the patient’s procedure.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (Point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of tests; take appropriate action on tests results.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated; manages activity and time.
  • Follows the facility guidelines for Moderate Sedation. Ability to perform a pre-sedation and post-sedation assessment. Document correctly in the medical record for each patient before, during, and after administering moderate sedation. Adjusts nursing plan of care per patient acuity.
  • Performs all additional duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements: 

  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure
  • Two or more year of recent critical care experience preferred
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification
  • Complete the facility’s moderate sedation & basic EKG or Arrhythmia-identification education within one year

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Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Services Medical Director and Department Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures.

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery to all age groups, including the necessary equipment.  Remains alert to and assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery.
  • Administers respiratory therapy treatments to all age populations, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.
  • Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation.  Makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Performs arterial and capillary punctures to obtain blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.
  • Follows departmental equipment sterilization procedures.
  • Documents all pertinent data on the patient’s medical record following completion of any service.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all departmental forms, flow charts, logbooks and their proper usage.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the differences in techniques and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients, as well as the general patient population.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of oxygen concentrations and medication doses as they relate to patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.  Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and efficiently.
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of hazards of oxygen therapy.
  • Performs airway management to include tracheostomy care/inner cannula changes and preforms protective tip tracheal aspirates.
  • Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and airway management.
  • Initiates hemodynamic monitoring to include insertion of arterial line catheters and associated ongoing maintenance of lines and sites.
  • Performs endotracheal intubation, and endotracheal/trach tube changes on all age groups cared for at Kearney Regional Medical Center.
  • Attends education in-service programs to maintain professional competency.  Obtains appropriate hospital-specific education and training.
  • Performs all additional duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements: 

  • Current State Respiratory Therapist Licensure.
  • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.
  • Current ACLS, BLS, PALS, and NRP certification.
  • Current RRT certification within (3) months of hire.

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Job Summary:

The Sonographer II is responsible for the independent, competent performance of all procedures according to set protocols in the area of both cardiac and vascular ultrasound.  Ensures procedures are performed within designated time frames with appropriate order.   Safely and proficiently operates ultrasound and associated equipment.  Recognizes significant and life threatening abnormalities, acquires appropriate diagnostic information and images and accurately communicates and documents results of diagnostic examinations in preliminary reports.  Will perform job duties in multiple venues, including hospital, clinic and multiple mobile sites.  Will cover both Echo and Vascular in rotating call for nights, weekends and Holidays.

Responsible for organizing and assisting with daily operations of the echo/vascular laboratory.  Thoroughly completes all paperwork, including patient scheduling and communication, documentation, report distribution and charges.  Also responsible for maintaining supplies, reporting equipment failures, and assisting with quality assessment (QA), protocol development, IAC accreditation and PACs implementation.   The sonographer II maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge in sonographic field.  Freely shares knowledge and skills to encourage growth and development of the Sonographer I, encouraging and assisting with cross training.

Responsibilities:

  • The Sonographer II is responsible for the independent, competent performance of all procedures according to set protocols in the area of both cardiac and vascular ultrasound.
  • Ensures procedures are performed within designated time frames with appropriate order.
  • Safely and proficiently operates ultrasound and associated equipment.
  • Recognizes significant and life threatening abnormalities, acquires appropriate diagnostic information and images and accurately communicates and documents results of diagnostic examinations in preliminary reports.
  • Will perform job duties in multiple venues, including hospital, clinic and multiple mobile sites.
  •  Will cover both Echo and Vascular in rotating call for nights, weekends and Holidays.
  • Responsible for organizing and assisting with daily operations of the echo/vascular laboratory.
  • Thoroughly completes all paperwork, including patient scheduling and communication, documentation, report distribution and charges.
  • Also responsible for maintaining supplies, reporting equipment failures, and assisting with quality assessment (QA), protocol development, IAC accreditation and PACs implementation.
  • The sonographer II maintains a high standard of medical ethics at all times and is self-motivated to increase level of understanding and knowledge in sonographic field.
  • Freely shares knowledge and skills to encourage growth and development of the Sonographer I, encouraging and assisting with cross training.
  • Tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids, or tissues.

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of a formal Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program or Cardiovascular Technology Program that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) is required.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography or health related field is desirable.
  • One year of prior experience following RDCS and RVT is preferred.
  • Experience in both fields adequate to perform all procedures in echo and vascular in the clinic, at the hospital, at mobile sites and when on call.
  • Active certification by American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS) in the specialty of cardiac ultrasound (RDCS) and  vascular technology (RVT)
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for both specialties as appropriate.
  • CPR certification for Health Care Providers

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Job Summary:

The Stroke and Trauma Program Coordinator is responsible for the development, acquisition, and maintaince of the hospital’s Primary Stroke Certification and trauma designation.  The Stroke and Trauma Program Coordinator is accountable for developing processes to accomplish the collection and submission of registry data related to both programs and for analyzing the information to identify areas of improvement needed, for developing and facilitating performance improvement action plans, and monitoring progress in those identified areas.  This position is also responsible for communicating data results and information with key stakeholders, and educating providers, staff, patients, emergency personell, providers from external facilities, and the community on relevant program related topics.

The Stroke and Trauma Program Coordinator also functions as the facility’s Emergency Services Clinical Education Coordinator.  This position is responsible for the development, coordination, execution, and monitoring of clinical education for the Emergency Department.  Accountable for department specific orientation programs and assists in hospital wide general orientation as needed.  Plans and implements on-going continuing education requirements for staff and providers as well as education regarding changes in or additions to practice or procedure.  Responsible for providing opportunities to staff for expanding professional development and designing evidenced based education that benefits the clinician and the organization.  Collaborates with the quality department, the CNO, the Emergency Services Medical Director, other members of leadership, and the medical staff to develop, implement, and monitor performance improvement activities.  Coordinates and provides education geared toward increase awareness and skill level in order to facilitate positive patient outcomes, safety, and both employee and patient satisfaction at each opportunity throughout the facility.  Responsible for the development and implementation of educational offerings for patients and families.

Provides direct patient care as needed.  The Stroke and Trauma Coordinator/ Emergency Services Clinical Education Coordinator will be oriented to and trained in the Emergency Department in order to facilitate relationships with all staff members and to gain knowledge in the different areas and service lines.

Continuously consults with staff, providers, the Stroke Program Medical Director/Emergency Medicine Medical Director, the Emergency Department Manager, the CNO, and other members of leadership on methods to meet and maintain regulations and standards related to patient care.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains current knowledge of and is a content matter expert in all standards and regulations associated with Primary Stroke Certification, Trauma Designation, and patient care in the Emergency Department setting.
  • Develops the Stroke and Trauma programs, ensures compliance with certification and designation requirements, aquires and maintains certification and designation levels agreed upon by the appropriate medical staff leaders, senior leadership, and the board of managers.
  • Develops processes to accomplish the collection and submission of registry data for the stroke and trauma programs.
  • Analyzes information abstracted to identify areas of improvement needed and develops and facilitates the implementation of performance improvement action plans.
  • Monitors progress with stroke and trauma related performance improvement items.
  • Collaborates effectively with the Emergency Department Manager, the CNO, other members of leadership, the Stroke Program Medical Director, Emergency Medicine Medical Director, department staff, other medical staff and providers, and community partners.
  • Proactively communicates data results and information with key stakeholders.
  • Educates providers, staff, patients, emergency personell, providers from external facilities, and the community on relevant program related topics.
  • Monitors and evaluates the educational needs of the department, individual staff members, and patient population served and conducts surveys requesting feedback and follows through on requests for educational offerings.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors the department specific orientation program.  Coordinates and evaluates progress in completing department orientation for each new employee.
  • Treats patients, staff, and families with respect and dignity, and routinely evaluates the effectiveness of educational programs offered.
  • Professionally and collaboratively develops dynamic education for staff, providers, patients, and families, and implements in a way that accommodates the need of the individual’s learning style.
  • Ensures that education provided follows hospital policy and satisfies compliance requirements according to state and federal regulation.
  • Develops, implements, and monitors annual education competencies for the department.
  • Communicates clearly and professionally with the mission, vision, and strategic goals of KRMC in mind.
  • Responsible for maintaining expert level knowledge of patient care practices in applicable departments, and for providing direct patient care when needed.
  • Builds and fosters relationships with staff, providers, and other leaders in all departments of the organization.
  • Works collaboratively with other Education Coordinators in the facility and the Human Resources department to ensure that consistency is achieved regarding documentation and record keeping for educational requirements.
  • Monitors education compliance and completion and reports deficiencies to the respective department manager.
  • Acts as a leader of the department, supporting the manager and other members of leadership as a liaison with patients, physicians and employees to facilitate communication, increase satisfaction, and ultimately ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care.
  • Develops and reviews policies and procedures as assigned.  Provides education to staff regarding process and policy updates.
  • Gives routine performance feedback while educating staff, provides input to the department manager regarding staff progress on orientation and performance.
  • Participates in and fosters culture of teamwork and respect throughout the department, engaging effectively with all stakeholders, e.g. physicians, staff, outside contractors, and the people served.
  • Provides leadership and mentorship in the development of staff.
  • Initiates and supports problem-solving groups that proactively resolve issues within nursing services.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, and function in stressful situations.

Participates with the Governing Body, management, medical staff and clinical leaders in the hospital’s decision-making process:

  • Serves as a member of professional staff committees in matters pertaining to patient care and acts as a representative of the organization’s stroke and trauma programs.
  • Participates in staff and medical staff departmental meetings.
  • Acts as a collaborative team member, consulting with other department leaders and medical staff leaders as appropriate when making decisions.

Implements an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care delivered to patients:

  • Each department’s performance improvement program interfaces with and supports the overall Nursing Services/organization wide performance improvement program.
  • The results of each department’s performance improvement activities are reported to the respective hospital medical staff committees and to the organization wide performance improvement committee.
  • Reviews department monthly performance improvement activities with the department manager, evaluates established indicators and educates staff on initiatives to improve when underperformance is identified.
  • Collaborates with hospital leaders in developing, implementing, reviewing, revising and monitoring organization wide performance improvement activities, including infection control.

Compliance with Regulations:

  • Maintains current knowledge of federal and state regulations and educates staff on methods to provide patient care in compliance with these regulations.
  • In collaboration with the management team, implements and/or revises policies, and procedures to maintain compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations.

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position.

  • Analytical—the individual synthesizes complex or diverse information.
  • Problem solving—the individual identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner and gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Oral communication—the individual speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates group presentation skills and conducts productive meetings.
  • Leadership—the individual inspires and motivates others to perform well and accepts feedback from others.
  • Teaching skills—the individual includes staff evaluating educational needs, facilitating and process improvement; makes self available to staff; provides regular feedback to orientees; and develops staff skills and encourages growth.
  • Quality management—the individual looks for ways to improve and promote quality and demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Judgment—the individual displays willingness to make decisions, exhibits sound and accurate judgment, and makes timely decisions.
  • Planning/organizing—the individual prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  • Safety and security—the individual observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current license in the state of Nebraska as a registered nurse.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required (or enrolled in a program within 6 months of hire); Master’s Degree in Nursing or other applicable field preferred.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of intensive care or emergency department nursing experience is required; an additional two (2) years of experience in an education role or formal training in education preferred.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, NIHISS, and TNCC certification required (or within 90 days of hire).
  • Experience with data collection, input, and analysis preferred.

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Job Summary:

Working under the supervision of the charge nurse on duty, while continuously monitoring the cardiac function of patients on telemetry, providing an accurate interpretation of the rhythm and promptly notifying the nursing staff of any significant findings or changes. Perform Clerical and reception duties as needed.

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Admit and discharge patient from central monitoring
  • Adjust alarms with RN direction and validation only
  • Verifies alarm settings every shift
  • Print and interpret rhythm strips every 6 hours and place in patient’s chart each shift for surgical patients
  • Print and mount strips, give to RN every 6 hours for PCU level patients for nurse to interpret
  • Alert nursing personnel of rhythm changes or new occurrences and obtain a graphic tracing for eachResponsible for placing telemetry leads on patients as needed.
  • Troubleshoot any telemetry problems as needed.
  • Compile new and current charts; enter patient information on chart, scan information into patient chart.
  • Perform clerical duties related to admission and discharge of patients.
  • Answer telephone and call lights, take messages and communicate information to appropriate person; call and follow-up with consultants.
  • Assist visitors on the nursing units.
  • Monitors no more than 40 patients at a time.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard for care for patient’s age.
  • Able to answer, transfer and triage phone calls when Unit secretary.
  • Able to effectively fax, scan and file patient information appropriately.
  • Skilled on computer and updating status board and discharge information as patient changes occur.
  • Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner to RNs and medical staff.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Attends in-service education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc.
  • Treat patient and families with respect and dignity.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Current CNA certification in the state of Nebraska if working as a CNA also.
  • Current BLS certificate.
  • In house and online EKG training, along with testing after training and annually for competency.

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Job Summary:

Performs diagnostic medical ultrasound imaging exams to assist with the diagnosis of disease and study of the malfunction of organs. Participates in CQI activities.

PRN, call included

0-20 hours

Responsibilities:

    • Performs diagnostic ultrasound examinations according to physician orders.
    • Utilizes the appropriate equipment as required for the ordered exam.
    • Provides instructions and prepares patients for ultrasound examinations.
    • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
    • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    • Enters exam data and accurate patient information into computer systems.
    • Moves transducer, by hand, over specified area of the body and observes sound wave display screen to monitor quality of ultrasonic pattern produced.
    • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination, and accurate documentation.
    • Maintains professional interaction with physicians, co-workers, patient, and patient’s family.
    • Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
    • Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
    • Maintains records of ultrasound images taken, archiving, and de-archiving data as required; calculates, compiles and records data from numerical readings on patient’s medical record and related documents.
    • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction.
    • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing ultrasound examinations including the use of equipment to minimize safety hazards.
    • Calibrates, cleans and performs routine maintenance on equipment to ensure proper functioning; cleans and sterilizes instruments, supplies and equipment; stocks and replenish supplies as needed
    • Documentation meets current standards and hospital policy
    • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.
    • Performs all additional duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements:

    • Successful completion of an approved program in ultrasound technology required.
    • Must be registered by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS).
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography is preferred.
    • One (1) year of ultrasound experience preferred.
    • Certification in abdomen and OB/GYN required other certifications preffered.
    • Current BLS certification.
    • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty (ies) as appropriate.

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Platte Valley Medical Clinic

Job Summary:

Responsible for assisting physicians in their medical practice by providing technical assistance and care to patients who are chronically or acutely ill. Works under supervision to assist in restoring or maintaining patients at a maximum level of health.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical nursing care through interviews, assessments and vital signs.
  • Administers medications topically, orally and by injection as ordered by the physician.
  • Administers treatments within his/her scope of practice as ordered by the physician.
  • Participates in meeting Quality measures
  • Maintains a clean, safe patient environment. Monitors equipment to be sure it is in proper working condition.
  • May assist physician with minor surgery.
  • Answers telephone. Responds to patient concerns or questions and intervenes to solve patient problems.
  • Maintains appropriate records, assists with coding and patient charges.
  • Collects and properly disposes of selected specimens.
  • Provides appropriate education to patients/families.
  • Assists with filling and refilling prescriptions per doctor’s orders.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to maintain good employee and public relations.
  • Informs supervisor or clinic manager of concerns or problems.
  • Attends required meetings and maintains personal growth and development through workshops and in-service meetings.

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Nebraska license.
  • Requires knowledge of technical nursing procedures.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Requires good interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) to effectively interact with physicians, patients, families and clinic staff.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for assisting physicians in their medical practice by providing technical assistance and care to patients who are chronically or acutely ill. Works under supervision to assist in restoring or maintaining patients at a maximum level of health.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical nursing care through interviews, assessments and vital signs.
  • Administers medications topically, orally and by injection as ordered by the physician.
  • Administers treatments within his/her scope of practice as ordered by the physician.
  • Assists physician with examinations and procedures as needed. Prepares patients for procedures per protocol.
  • Arranges diagnostic procedures. Obtains Prior authorizations.
  • Participates in obtaining and meeting quality measures.
  • Maintains a clean, safe patient environment. Monitors equipment to be sure it is in proper working condition.
  • May assist physician with minor surgery.
  • Answers telephone. Responds to patient concerns or questions and intervenes to solve patient problems.
  • Maintains appropriate records, assists with coding and patient charges.
  • Collects and properly disposes of selected specimens.
  • Provides appropriate education to patients/families.
  • Assists with filling and refilling prescriptions per doctor’s orders.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to maintain good employee and public relations.
  • Informs supervisor or clinic manager of concerns or problems.
  • Attends required meetings and maintains personal growth and development through workshops and in-service meetings.

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Nebraska license.
  • No prior work experience required.
  • Requires knowledge of technical nursing procedures.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Requires good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with physicians, patients, families and clinic staff.
  • Must be able to see, hear, read and write in order to assess patients and maintain records.
  • Must be able to stand up to 80% of the time.

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Job Summary:

Greeting and providing excellent customer service to all patients and visitors. Check-in patients for all providers and ancillary services and direct them to the correct area after check-in. Verify patient demographic information, collect co-pays, and register patients in multiple databases.   Schedule, check-in patients for specialty outreaches, and verify demographics once the patients have been seen at outreach. Maintaining appearance of Front Lobby, waiting areas, and coffee bars.  Sort and distribute mail.  Check vendors to make sure they have signed-in with rep tracks.  This position will report to the Front Desk/Switchboard supervisor.

The listing of job duties contained in this job description is not all inclusive.  Duties may be added or subtracted at any time due to the needs of the organization.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers
  • Interacts with others in a positive, respectful, and considerate manner.
  • Welcomes and directs patients, his/her relatives, or other responsible individuals to obtain necessary information for account processing, to include but not limited to, identifying and biographical information, insurance and financial information, employment information, emergency contacts and any/all required information.  Ensures that business office duties are carried out according to facility policies and procedures
  • Displays courtesy and sensitivity at all times.  Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, completing and reporting incidents as necessary.  Responds promptly, courteously and professionally to customer needs whether in person, or by telephone.  Works closely with physicians, nursing, ancillary departments, patient financial services, patients, insurance companies and families with equal respect and understanding.
  • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the computer systems required to complete this position and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of such. Recommends revisions in business office policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal and state rules and regulations
  • Welcomes newly assigned tasks and projects and learns new skills as needed to adapt to organizational change.  Manages competing demands.  Accepts criticism and feedback in a positive manner.  Changes Approach or method to best fit the situation.
  • Must be proficient in the activation of and announcing of all patient access emergency call systems; able to respond timely and appropriately within limits, to an emergency situation as outlined in dept. procedures.
  • Maintain the appearance of the front lobby, waiting areas, and coffee bars.
  • Sort and distribute mail to appropriate designees in the mailbox distribution areas.
  • Welcomes and directs vendors after they have signed-in.
  • Performs according to established compliance policies and procedures
  • Remains current on all federal and state guidelines regarding business office practices (e.g., fraud, abuse, and anti-kickback statutes)
  • Contributes to the progress and development of the organization’s adopted performance-improvement program
  • Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures
  • Analyzes work area and makes recommendations for potential cost-effective improvements
  • Ensures that financial transactions follow generally accepted accounting principles and facility policy
  • Serves as a positive liaison with insurance companies

Requirements:

  • High school education or equivalent required.
  • 1-2 years of medical experience and/or secretarial experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology; computerized office systems, and third party payer requirements preferred.
  • Is able to organize/prioritize work, work in an environment with patient populations of acute, chronic, and complex disease processes, follow written and oral instructions,  detect, resolve, and correct problems, react and perform in stressful and emergency situations.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the treatment and management of disorders affecting the gastrointestinal, genitourinary, and integumentary (digestive, urinary, skin) systems. The scope of care typically involves the treatment of ostomies, stomas, acute and chronic wounds, and urinary and fecal incontinence. Provides a multidisciplinary approach to treatment across a continuum of care and collaborate with members of a healthcare team to provide a comprehensive plan of care. The physical challenges that ostomies, stomas, acute and chronic wounds, and urinary and fecal incontinence present for the patient often produce emotional and social issues that need to be addressed. This includes support, guidance, and counseling, plus support and education of the families.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

Wound Care

Treat and manage pressure ulcers, traumatic and draining wounds, surgical incisions, and tubes and fistulas.

  • Treating skin reactions
  • Preventing skin breakdown
  • Treating and managing vascular ulcers, pressure ulcers and diabetic ulcers
  • Initiating preventative measures
  • Providing comprehensive wound management, including reducing causative factors, controlling odor, assessing nutritional needs, and providing and applying topical therapies
  • Educating the patient, the patient’s family, and any other support persons on care techniques
  • Assessing and treating draining wounds and fistulae
  • Designing pouch systems for draining wounds and fistulae
  • Implementing preventative actions to reduce the incidences of pressure ulcers and vascular ulcers
  • Providing instruction on proper wound dressing
  • Educating the patient, the patient’s family, and other support persons on ulcer prevention and treatment

Ostomy Care

Provide inpatient and outpatient care, as well as pre- and post-operative education, support and counseling for individuals who undergo surgery for colostomies, ileostomies, or urostomies.

  • Providing self-care, diet, and lifestyle education and support
  • Preventing peristomal/stomal complications
  • Providing rehabilitative care
  • Assessing stoma site marking to decrease long-term complications and encourage pouching system adherence
  • Reviewing and modifying pouch system problems
  • Addressing and preventing peristomal skin complications

Incontinence Care

Provide a wide range of services that address causative factors, restorative strategies, and lifestyle/quality of life issues.

  • Selecting and recommending collection devices or undergarments
  • Providing instruction on pelvic muscles exercises
  • Counseling the patient, the patient’s family, and other support persons on hygiene and skin care
  • Providing instruction on self-catheterization
  • Identifying contributing factors and suggesting dietary and environmental modifications

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Nebraska license.
  • Registered Nurses who hold a baccalaureate degree or higher and complete or will complete a formal, accredited WOC full scope or specialty education program.

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