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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:

Under the supervision of the Nutritional Services Director or Supervisor, the Catering Associate performs a variety of food services, including serving food to employees, and visitors. Also is responsible for the clean-up and stocking of the cafeteria and food preparation areas.

Responsibilities:

>Maintains a clean work environment consisting of counters and equipment >Communicates with event planner to confirm location, time, special diets, and food preferences. >Plans menus and recipes for special events >Communicates ingredient needs to Supervisor >Has all ingredients necessary to compose recipes on day of event >Prepares recipes in a timely >Delivers and sets up food and beverages at events >Serves hot foods hot and cold foods cold >Monitors quality and temperature of food served >Clears soiled dishes/trays; loads dishes/trays onto cleaning racks; rinses dishes/utensils >Disposes of trash/garbage in the appropriate manner >Puts clean dishes and utensils away. >Washes specified items by hand: dispensers, chafing dishes, catering trays >Delivers requested items on time to special events >Helps when needed in Café as well as tray line needs >Puts away stock inventory; notifies supervisor when stock item needs ordered. >Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments. >Treats fellow employees and visitors with respect and dignity. >Observes infection prevention and control practices at all times; processes food items according to safe food handling procedures. >Operates equipment safely and correctly. >Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.

Requirements :

High School Graduate and/or Food Service and Hospitality Degree

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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:

Prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals for use in diagnostic and therapeutic studies. Performs and assists with nuclear medicine studies in hospital and at our outreach hospitals.  Is responsible for patient safety protocols.  Maintains all federal, state, local and regulatory agency requirements.  Participates in CQI activities.

10-20 hours/week

Rotating call  every 4th weekend, midweek call

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, measures and administers radiopharmaceuticals per department protocols and policy.
  • Performs daily QC per department protocols and policy.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination, and accurate documentation.
  • Uses scanners or scintillation cameras for detection of radiation emitted to produce image of organ.
  • Performs daily area surveys and weekly wipe tests.
  • Measures radioactivity using a survey meter.
  • Follows radiation safety techniques and policies in the use and disposal of radioactive materials.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, from pediatric through geriatric.
  • Instructs and prepares patient for imaging examinations.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing imaging exams.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
  • Provides radiation protection following the ALARA principles.
  • Takes call after regular department hours according to employee schedule.
  • Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving
  • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements :

  • High school graduate; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • One year experience preferred as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.
  • Graduation from approved school of Radiology Sciences with certification in nuclear medicine.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT), and/or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)
  • Certified by the State of Nebraska to practice and administer radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty (ies) as appropriate.
  • Must obtain valid driver’s licsense, insurance, and able to operate a motor vehicle.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for data entry, item creation, and pricing changes, contract filing and expiration communication.  Assist the Purchasing and the Contracts and Financial Operations teams with data entry, material master maintenance, purchasing delivery dates, pricing issues, contracts and other duties as assigned.  Responsible for the contracts database maintenance and notification process.  Responsible for filing contracts and entering pertinent information into the database as required.  Responsible for RFP meeting coordination regarding contract and proposal reviews.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates a continual effort to drive the value of the Purchasing and the Contracts and Financial Operations teams through division’s projects and through measurable cost savings.
  • Provide daily assistance with data entry, item creation, pricing changes and other system data upkeep as it pertains to EMR and inventory tracking systems.
  • Provide daily assistance with purchasing and contracting needed.
  • Enters and maintains material master with accurate information.
  • Enters and maintains purchasing data as assigned within EMR and data sheets.
  • Interfaces directly with staff members of the user departments and the Supply Chain division to determine the need for assistance within the Purchasing and Contracting areas.
  • Notifies the Contracts and Financial Operations Manager and Chief Operations Officer when contracts are to expire. Proactively communicates when contracts are to expire and maintains contracting files in an organized and standardized way.
  • Maintains all contracting information within the contract database accurately.  Verifies that changes to the system have saved accurately.
  • Verifies that management have submitted contracts for filing and that they have followed documented procedure for Administration authorization during review and filing process.
  • Maintains communication on stock-outs, backorders and other purchasing concerns with end-users, Department managers and Supply Chain Department for the Purchasing Agents staff members.
  • Participates in all Physical Inventory counts and quality control efforts as assigned and completes in a timely manner.
  • Requires minimal supervision in performance of job duties.
  • Understands how to prioritize responsibilities to ensure completion of duties.
  • Is a self-starter; initiates the meeting of responsibilities without prompting.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Communicates clearly and appropriately to the Contract and Financial Operations Manager and co-workers.  Utilizes communication devices and equipment assigned.  Maintains communication equipment assigned.
  • Assists with Purchasing, Contracts and Financial Operations and COO duties as requested.
  • Accepts other duties as requested.

Requirements :

  • High School graduate or equivalent. Some college or professional knowledge a plus.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations.  Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of patients undergoing endoscopic procedures.  Communicates with physicians and/or anesthesia providers continuously and as needed about patient condition.  Assists with procedures. Assists with maintaining equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities

Full-Time

Call every 5th weekend/ one day a week on average

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and supervises patient care.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform head-to-toe preprocedure assessment on all patients and reassesses intraprocedure and post procedure as needed.  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 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 waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Electronic documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Demonstrates ability to formulate an individualized plan of care as indicated and evaluates for effectiveness.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians in performing procedures in the Endoscopy Department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medications and IV fluids and their correct administration based on age of the patient and patient’s clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based on identified patient learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate, from pre-op to discharge.
  • Provides patient with explanation and verbal reassurance consistently.
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
  • Ensures Pre-op Checklist is complete (H&P present, informed consent signed, test results present, surgical site identified, etc.) before the endoscopy procedure begins.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in all areas of care specific to the Endoscopy Department
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring and can identify dysrhythmias.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/conditions, care required and good judgment.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Practices good guest relations.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patient and family.
  • Communicates appropriately with nurse manager, charge RN, coworkers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Demonstrates ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.Utilizes initiative, strives to maintain a steady level of productivity; self starter, compatible and supportive; a team player.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within the shift.
  • 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.
  • Assists with orienting new staff members to the department.
  • Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication both within the department and with other departments for the benefit of the patient.

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.
  • Current ACLS Certification.
  • Two (2) years of experience in nursing preferred.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in endoscopy preferred.

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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.

Full Time – 40 Hours Per Week

9:00am – 5:30pm

Responsibilities:

  • This position will be the first contact for high volume areas when help is needed to do discharge cleans or general cleans.
  • Keeping themselves busy with project work which includes but is not limited to shampooing carpets, washing windows, cleaning grout, washing walls, cleaning vents etc.
  • 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.
  • Reads and answers appropriately any email correspondents’ in a prompt and timely manner
  • Completes and turn in work orders as soon as a problem is discovered
  • Completes all incident reports with in the specified time of KRMC policy

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:

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.

Part-Time

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Every other weekend; holidays

Responsibilities:

  • This position will be the first contact for high volume areas when help is needed to do discharge cleans or general cleans.
  • Keeping themselves busy with project work which includes but is not limited to shampooing carpets, washing windows, cleaning grout, washing walls, cleaning vents etc.
  • 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.
  • Reads and answers appropriately any email correspondents’ in a prompt and timely manner
  • Completes and turn in work orders as soon as a problem is discovered
  • Completes all incident reports with in the specified time of KRMC policy

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:

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:

The Human Resources Student Worker will be responsible for providing clerical and administrative support to the Human Resources team. This individual will be exposed to many different aspects of Human Resources in a busy healthcare setting.

8-12p or 1p-5p

Responsibilities:

  • Accurately files paperwork into employee file
  • Set up interviews with HR and hiring managers
  • Prepare bi-weekly orientation packets for new employees
  • Help input new employee data into the HRIS
  • Performs reference checks and notifies HR team of potential issues
  • Records recruitment contact information from job fairs
  • Attends HR meeting to record meeting minutes
  • Set up student shadow requests for the facility
  • Assist HR Generalist in setting up clinical rotations through the facility
  • Complete set up of new employees in MCN online education system
  • Responds to applicants questions regarding application status in a professional manner.
  • Answer general employee questions regarding Human Resources matters.
  • Maintains thorough documentation.
  • Maintains a sensitive, fair, and impartial approach to dealing with employees
  • Complete special projects/tasks as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Current student within 2 years of graduation
  • Coursework taken with a degree path in Human Resources Management, Health Care Administration, or Business Administration with a Human Resources emphasis.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for first line of communication with end user’s (customer) information technology needs. Follows the facility’s policies and procedures, local, state, and federal regulations.

Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Provide first level contact and convey resolutions to end user issues
  • Properly escalate unresolved queries to the next level of support
  • Track, route and redirect problems to correct resources
  • Record events and problems and their resolution in helpdesk management software
  • Walk customers through problem solving process
  • Follow up with customers, provide feedback and see problems through to resolution
  • Utilize excellent customer service skills and exceed customers’ expectations
  • Ensure proper recording, documentation and closure
  • Recommended procedure modifications or improvements
  • Preserve and grow your knowledge of help desk procedures, products and services
  • Install and setup computer workstations
  • Install and setup network printers
  • Familiarize self with multiple software applications to assist end users
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to establish appropriate department priorities.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of One (1) year experience in IT help desk operations.
  • Working knowledge of help desk software, databases and remote control
  • Hands on experience with computer hardware and peripherals
  • Hands on experience with software installation and maintenance

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Job Summary:

Responsible for first line of communication with end user’s (customer) information technology needs. Follows the facility’s policies and procedures, local, state, and federal regulations.

Summer Employment

Responsibilities:

  • Provide first level contact and convey resolutions to end user issues
  • Properly escalate unresolved queries to the next level of support
  • Track, route and redirect problems to correct resources
  • Record events and problems and their resolution in helpdesk management software
  • Walk customers through problem solving process
  • Follow up with customers, provide feedback and see problems through to resolution
  • Utilize excellent customer service skills and exceed customers’ expectations
  • Ensure proper recording, documentation and closure
  • Recommended procedure modifications or improvements
  • Preserve and grow your knowledge of help desk procedures, products and services
  • Install and setup computer workstations
  • Install and setup network printers
  • Familiarize self with multiple software applications to assist end users
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to establish appropriate department priorities.

Requirements:

  • Currently pursuing a degree in information technology or a related field

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Job Summary:

The Medication Reconciliation Technician is to accurately obtain, clarify and confirm patient medication lists from patients, providers, pharmacies and other resources available with the guidance and oversight by a registered pharmacist. In addition to this primary role, a Medication Reconciliation Technician may be called upon to perform various operations tasks, as described by the Pharmacy Technician Job Description on an as needed basis.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain knowledge of medications, drug classes, general indications of these medications, and common doses/forms.
  • Discuss home medications with patients, family/caregivers, providers, clinics and pharmacies to obtain as accurate of medication profile as possible.
  • Communicate regularly with direct care providers, pharmacists and other pertinent persons information (including potential discrepancies in medication lists) regarding medication profiles.
  • Update medication profiles as needed for continuity of care.
  • Cooperate with nursing staff to identify and enact best practices for workflow in the admissions, transfers and discharges process for incorporation of medication reconciliation.
  • Ensure all preparation, delivery, waste and procedures are verified by a licensed and registered pharmacist.
  • Rotate through all operational areas of pharmacy.
  • Transport medications, drug-delivery devices, and other pharmacy equipment from the pharmacy to nursing departments.
  • Pick up copies of physician orders, automated/printed medication administration records, and unused medications from the nursing departments and return them to the pharmacy as appropriate.
  • Document and track information regarding time utilized in obtaining medication lists/histories, etc. for the intent of continually improving time management/ efficiency.
  • Fill various automated dispensing machines when needed.
  • Prepare medications and supplies for dispensing, including:
  • Prepacking bulk medications.
  • Compounding ointments, creams, oral solutions and other medications.
  • Preparing chemotherapeutic agents if-and-when appropriate.
  • Compounding total parenteral nutrition solutions.
  • Compounding large-volume intravenous mixtures.
  • Packaging, preparing and delivering of drugs being used in clinical investigations.
  • Compounding sterile admixtures for non-enteral administration.
  • Control and audit narcotics/stock substance.
  • Assist pharmacists in entering medication order charges into the computer system.
  • Prepare inventories, order drugs and supplies from the storeroom, receive drugs and stock shelves in various pharmacy locations.
  • Receive and assist in incoming and outgoing telephone calls.
  • Perform monthly nursing department inspections, maintain workload records, and collect quality-assurance data as appropriate.
  • Assist in training new employees under pharmacist supervision.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required
  • Must maintain registration as a pharmacy technician with the state of Nebraska.
  • Certification from accrediting body (PTCB) as a Certified Pharmacy Technician shall be obtained within one year of start date; maintenance of this certification, including continuing education requirements, is also required for this position.
  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) required within 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

6:00am – 6:00pm

Every 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 preferred. One (1) year critical care experience preferred.

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Job Summary:

The Nutrition Tech is a member of the KRMC Nutrition Department. Primary responsibilities are to positively affect patient satisfaction by obtaining menu choices, delivering desirable, nutritious foods in a timely manner to all age groups and categories. Compliance with rules and regulations of all applicable federal state and local laws as well as KRMC policies is a condition of employment.

PRN

Rotating weekends and holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with preparation of tray.
  • Copies and complies menus for distribution to patients.
  • Presents menu options to patients for selection according to diet requirements and age specific needs.
  • Edits menu to insure proper diet needs
  • Double checks tray with menu selections before delivering to patient to ensure tray is accurate. If it is not, takes corrective actions before delivering.
  • Prepares and delivers patient Nourishments.
  • Collects all patient trays and returns them to kitchen in a timely manner.
  • Washes dishes as well as puts away clean dishes and utensils.
  • Disposes of trash in appropriate manner and as needed.
  • Cleans various areas of department.
  • Maintains a high level of service orientation.
  • Dishes and preps food items in appropriate portions and amounts.
  • Collects and documents data related to patient care. Data will include but not limited to fluid and food intakes of patients. Calorie Counts, records refrigerators/freezer temperatures of patient refrigerators.
  • Follow safety/sanitation practices for patient refrigerators and food/dish storage areas by throwing out all mislabeled or non-labeled food items.
  • Performs value added activities that result in positive customer satisfaction.
  • Consults with Supervisor routinely about nutritional care of patients by communicating preferences, likes, dislikes, problem such as patient not eating, disliking food, patient stating they need a more restrictive diet than ordered etc. Dentures not fitting etc.
  • Gathers, delivers, stores and rotates food supplies stocked in utility room.
  • Follows safety/sanitation practices for patient use equipment and storage areas in utility room by them clean and sanitized, including delivery and pick up carts.
  • Follows HACCP plan.
  • Responds to requests in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Answers phone etiquette, relaying messages to proper person.
  • Follows HFAP, State, and Federal regulations.
  • Attends staff meetings and in services.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Responsibilities:

  • Currently enrolled in High School or High School Graduate/GED

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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 reports to 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.

Part-Time

6:00am – 6:30pm

Two weekends on, one weekend off and rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration processes.
  • Works and navigates in the appropriate EMR systems.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers.
  • 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 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.
  • Receive and forward incoming calls to the appropriate staff member or department.
  • Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures.
  • Maintain lobby area to ensure that it is clean and a safe environment for patients and visitors.
  • Oversees scheduling tasks to maintain efficient patient flow.
  • Works closely with the Business office manager 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Prefer, knowledgeable of medical terminology; computerized office systems; third party payer requirements; reading/writing/math/proper grammar/spelling, which is normally required through the completion of a high school education or equivalent.
  • 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. Prefer 1-2 years of medical experience and/or secretarial experience.

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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 reports to 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

8:30am – 5:00pm

Rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration processes.
  • Works and navigates in the appropriate EMR systems.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers.
  • 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 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.
  • Receive and forward incoming calls to the appropriate staff member or department.
  • Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures.
  • Maintain lobby area to ensure that it is clean and a safe environment for patients and visitors.
  • Oversees scheduling tasks to maintain efficient patient flow.
  • Works closely with the Business office manager 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Prefer, knowledgeable of medical terminology; computerized office systems; third party payer requirements; reading/writing/math/proper grammar/spelling, which is normally required through the completion of a high school education or equivalent.
  • 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. Prefer 1-2 years of medical experience and/or secretarial experience.

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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 reports to 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

6:00pm – 6:30am

Rotating weekends and holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration processes.
  • Works and navigates in the appropriate EMR systems.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers.
  • 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 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.
  • Receive and forward incoming calls to the appropriate staff member or department.
  • Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures.
  • Maintain lobby area to ensure that it is clean and a safe environment for patients and visitors.
  • Oversees scheduling tasks to maintain efficient patient flow.
  • Works closely with the Business office manager 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Prefer, knowledgeable of medical terminology; computerized office systems; third party payer requirements; reading/writing/math/proper grammar/spelling, which is normally required through the completion of a high school education or equivalent.
  • 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. Prefer 1-2 years of medical experience and/or secretarial experience.

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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 reports to 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.

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration processes.
  • Works and navigates in the appropriate EMR systems.
  • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers.
  • 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 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.
  • Receive and forward incoming calls to the appropriate staff member or department.
  • Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures.
  • Maintain lobby area to ensure that it is clean and a safe environment for patients and visitors.
  • Oversees scheduling tasks to maintain efficient patient flow.
  • Works closely with the Business office manager 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.

Responsibilities:

  • Prefer, knowledgeable of medical terminology; computerized office systems; third party payer requirements; reading/writing/math/proper grammar/spelling, which is normally required through the completion of a high school education or equivalent.
  • 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. 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

6:00am – 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 in an acute care hospital preferred.

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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:

Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacists in performing pharmacy-related functions, in compliance with department policies and procedures, to provide optimal pharmaceutical care.

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all preparation, delivery, waste and procedures are verified by a licensed and registered pharmacist.
  • Rotate through all operational areas of pharmacy.
  • Transport medications, drug-delivery devices, and other pharmacy equipment from the pharmacy to nursing departments.
  • Pick up copies of physician orders, automated/printed medication administration records, and unused medications from the nursing departments and return them to the pharmacy as appropriate.
  • Fill various automated dispensing machines when needed.
  • Prepare medications and supplies for dispensing, including:
  • Prepacking bulk medications.
  • Compounding ointments, creams, oral solutions and other medications.
  • Preparing chemotherapeutic agents if-and-when appropriate.
  • Compounding total parenteral nutrition solutions.
  • Compounding large-volume intravenous mixtures.
  • Packaging, preparing and delivering of drugs being used in clinical investigations.
  • Compounding sterile admixtures for non-enteral administration.
  • Control and audit narcotics/stock substance.
  • Assist pharmacists in entering medication order charges into the computer system.
  • Prepare inventories, order drugs and supplies from the storeroom, receive drugs and stock shelves in various pharmacy locations.
  • Receive and assist in incoming and outgoing telephone calls.
  • Perform monthly nursing department inspections, maintain workload records, and collect quality-assurance data as appropriate.
  • Assist in training new employees under pharmacist supervision.

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required
  • Must maintain registration as a pharmacy technician with the state of Nebraska.
  • Certification from accrediting body (PTCB) as a Certified Pharmacy Technician shall be obtained within one year of start date; maintenance of this certification, including continuing education requirements, is also required for this position.
  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) required within 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

Pharmacy Technician assists the Pharmacists in performing pharmacy-related functions, in compliance with department policies and procedures, to provide optimal pharmaceutical care.

Full-Time Evenings

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all preparation, delivery, waste and procedures are verified by a licensed and registered pharmacist.
  • Rotate through all operational areas of pharmacy.
  • Transport medications, drug-delivery devices, and other pharmacy equipment from the pharmacy to nursing departments.
  • Pick up copies of physician orders, automated/printed medication administration records, and unused medications from the nursing departments and return them to the pharmacy as appropriate.
  • Fill various automated dispensing machines when needed.
  • Prepare medications and supplies for dispensing, including:
  • Prepacking bulk medications.
  • Compounding ointments, creams, oral solutions and other medications.
  • Preparing chemotherapeutic agents if-and-when appropriate.
  • Compounding total parenteral nutrition solutions.
  • Compounding large-volume intravenous mixtures.
  • Packaging, preparing and delivering of drugs being used in clinical investigations.
  • Compounding sterile admixtures for non-enteral administration.
  • Control and audit narcotics/stock substance.
  • Assist pharmacists in entering medication order charges into the computer system.
  • Prepare inventories, order drugs and supplies from the storeroom, receive drugs and stock shelves in various pharmacy locations.
  • Receive and assist in incoming and outgoing telephone calls.
  • Perform monthly nursing department inspections, maintain workload records, and collect quality-assurance data as appropriate.
  • Assist in training new employees under pharmacist supervision.

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required
  • Must maintain registration as a pharmacy technician with the state of Nebraska.
  • Certification from accrediting body (PTCB) as a Certified Pharmacy Technician shall be obtained within one year of start date; maintenance of this certification, including continuing education requirements, is also required for this position.
  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) required within 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

Full-Time Days

Rotating weekends and holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to obtain blood specimens by performing venipuncture and finger sticks.
  • Responsible for verifying test requisitions by comparing information with physician orders.
  • Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Performs quality control procedures and instrument checks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of correct anticoagulant to use for patient specimen collection.
  • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician and lab if unable to obtain specimen in timely manner.
  • 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.
  • Maintains specimen quality by following department set standards and practices.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, HFAP, 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: 

  • BLS required within 6 months of hire.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Prior phlebotomy or medical experience preferred.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for the development, coordination, execution, and monitoring of clinical education for the Progressive Care Unit.  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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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 manage

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:

Responsible for Supply Chain projects as assigned, materials replenishment and maintenance to the Supply Chain Central Supply and Satellite locations.  Responsible for the inventory replenishment and data entry of minimums and maximums pre-determined values throughout the Facility by location.  Responsible to assist in areas of quality, inventory control and other duties as assigned.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Delivers supplies and equipment to the user departments in an efficient and timely manner as assigned.
  • Interfaces directly with staff members of the user departments and the Supply Chain department to determine the need for assistance with inventory needs for the departments.
  • Completes receiving within same business day.  Checks for quality of products, out-dates, accuracy of packing slips and receives products in the systems accurately into the correct location.
  • Cycle counts inventory and maintains proper rotation, checks for out-dates, organization, identification, proper location of stock items and documentation in and outside the system.
  • Maintains all inventory quantities in the system.
  • Verifies that changes to the system have saved accurately.
  • Maintains communication on stock-outs, backorders and other inventory concerns with end-users, Department managers and Supply Chain Department.
  • Participates in all Physical Inventory counts and quality control efforts as assigned and completes in a timely manner.
  • Properly handles and stores sterile items to maintain sterility.
  • Maintains all equipment utilized in transporting supplies in a manner that ensures reliability, cleanliness and safe operation.
  • Notifies the Supply Chain Manager when supplies or special orders are needed.
  • Requires minimal supervision in performance of job duties.
  • Understands how to prioritize responsibilities to ensure completion of duties.
  • Is a self-starter; initiates the meeting of responsibilities without prompting.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Communicates clearly and appropriately to the Supply Chain Manager and co-workers.  Utilizes communication devices and equipment assigned.  Maintains communication equipment assigned.
  • Assists with Purchasing and Quality Control Duties as requested
  • Accepts other duties as requested.

Requirements: 

  • High School graduate or equivalent. Some college or professional knowledge a plus.
  • Supply Chain experience preferred

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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:

Responsible for secretarial and clerical duties necessary to maintain high quality and efficient daily operations of department. Assures responsibility for professional development and practice, while maintaining communication with multiple departments. The listing of job duties contained in this job description is not all inclusive. Duties may be added and subtracted at any time due to the needs of the organization.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and other departments, while interacting professionally with providers, co-workers, and outside facilities.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to providers, co-workers, nurse manger, and other departments and outside facilities.Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and function under stressful situations.
  • Complies, organizes, and processes information for the department.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated.
  • Handles delivery of mail daily to and from department.
  • Has working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Responsible for answering the phone in a professional manner and receiving and relaying messages, answering general questions and referring all other questions to the appropriate personnel. Will not triage patients nor give medical advice.
  • Retrieves information as requested; along with abstracting patient charts and inputting clinical data.
  • Prepares charges, and performs value-added activities that result in positive financial performance and patient satisfaction.
  • Able to effectively copy, fax, scan, and file patient and department information appropriately.
  • Regularly reviews office protocols and implements revisions as appropriate.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned or requested.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Course in medical terminology is desirable.

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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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Benefits

The Kearney Regional Medical Center Benefits Plan is designed to allow flexibility, as we acknowledge that our workforce is diverse. Our program includes a variety of benefit options which allow the opportunity to design benefits coverage to meet your individualized needs. We offer both full-time (30+ hours/week) or part-time (20-29 hours/week) for employees. Benefits begin on the first of the month following 30 days of employment.

  • Health Insurance through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, including PPO Plan or High Deductible Health Plan
  • Dental Insurance provided through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance provided through VSP
  • Employer-Provided Benefits through Unum:
    • Group Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
    • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Additional Voluntary Plans:
    • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent Care and Medical)
    • Health Savings Account
    • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan through TransAmerica:
    • Eligible 1st of the month following 6 months of hire
    • Matching contributions and Safe Harbor contribution
  • Time Off:
    • PTO accrual begins immediately upon starting employment and increases based on years of service.
    • Holiday Pay: time-and-a-half on all major holidays
  • Education Incentives:
    • Loan forgiveness and education reimbursements
    • Certification classes available
    • Sign-on bonus program for nurses and other clinical personnel
  • Other Incentives:
    • On-site cafeteria and gift shop (+ employee discount)
    • Employee social events and recognition
    • Cell phone/data plan stipends and discounts
    • Moving assistance available
    • And more!

*Benefits are subject to change. For more information about our benefits, please contact us!

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Dani Ramsey
Benefits & Training Manager
(308) 455-3637
dramsey@kearneyregional.com

Sara Fecht
Human Resources Generalist
(308) 455-3916
sfecht@kearneyregional.com

Indra Rowedder
Human Resources Generalist
(308) 455-3618
irowedder@kearneyregional.com