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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 KRMC.

Steve Beck, SPHR, MS                                                             Dani Ramsey
HR Manager                                                                                HR Generalist
(308) 455-3636                                                                           (308) 455-3637
sbeck@kearneyregional.com                                                      dramsey@kearneyregional.com



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Kearney Regional Medical Center (Hospital Positions)

Chief Executive Officer

Job Summary: Reporting to the Board, the CEO will be responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of the strategic plan, while providing leadership for the overall success of Kearney Regional Medical Center (KRMC).  The CEO oversees an executive team that facilitates the day to day functions of the hospital and affiliated multispecialty clinic in accordance with defined budgetary guidelines and established policies/procedures.

Responsibilities:

  • In conjunction with the Board of Directors, provides overall strategic vision for the hospital.
  • Partner with the board to meet organizational needs.
  • Effectively recruit and retain medical staff members.
  • Effectively supervise the business affairs of the hospital.
  • Develop positive relationships with local industry, local government, potential key health care providers, and the general public.
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to Executive Team Directors.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in healthcare administration or related field.
  • Multiple years of healthcare leadership experience.
  • Recent experience as Executive of an acute care hospital preferred.
  • Financial expertise in healthcare fiscal management.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with physicians.
  • Experience with physician clinic management a plus.
  • Experience in negotiation and execution of payer agreements.

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Emergency Department RN - PT Night

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the emergency department setting.  Communicates with physicians about the patient’s clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.   Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities.

Part-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes neonate, 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.
  • Determines staffing requirements and patterns, based on scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources.
  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, revise plan as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol.
  • Provides education to staff on performance improvement. Ability to plan and organize orientation for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educationsl programs.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures both in the Emergency Department.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as a liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • 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.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Ability to quickly assess and triage a patient for care in the Emergency Department.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Two (2) or more years of recent clinical nursing experience, ED experience preferred.
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification.
  • PALS certification within 6 months of hire.
  • NIHSS Stroke Scale within 6 months of hire.
  • TNCC within 1 year of hire.

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Engineering Services (Office Assistant)

Job Summary:

The Engineering Service (Office Assistant) is responsible for the management and follow through of engineering work needed to be completed. Maintain the Service Technicians daily schedules and dispatch the technicians as work orders are completed. Maintain and keep all prominent information up to date, and assist in obtaining quotes for equipment and / or parts as needed for the Field Techs. Completes work as assigned by the Building Service Manager and Dispatcher. On top of the Service Coordinator tasks, this position is also responsible for taking care of all code compliance related issues and tasks.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Entering Data into various software, such as TMS.
  • Knowledge of and fluent usage of the qwerty key board
  • Receive work orders for the needs in all departments and dispatch work orders to the Engineering Service Technicians within a computerized system.
  • Maintain the Service Technician’s daily schedules and dispatch the technicians as work orders are completed.
  • Schedule work with departments when parts are in and / or work needs done.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft word and excel spreadsheets.
  • Must have clear and concise communications with staff, department managers, and company contractors and vendors, including keeping departments appraised as to Engineering’s schedule and requested lead-times.
  • Managing credit card receipts, packing slips, invoices and statements for department.
  • Help obtain quotes for equipment and or parts as needed for the Field Technicians, order parts and provide purchase orders to the vendors
  • Contractor-tracker, training & scheduling
  • Answer all incoming phone calls in a professional manner
  • Manage and update log books with the required documentation and certificates for CMS, HFAP and the Fire Marshall.
  • Create and maintain OSHA Policies.Any other duties that may be assigned to assist the Building Services Manager and accepts other duties as requested.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Communicates clearly and appropriately to the Building Services Manager and co-workers.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent. Some college or professional knowledge a plus.
  • Knowledge of and fluent usage of the qwerty key board

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Engineering Tech (Electrician)

Job Summary:

Assists in the performance of duties necessary to keep the physical structure and associated equipment of the facility in good repair.  Minor Electrical maintenance, repairs and other duties are the primary duties.  Assists the Engineering Department with plumbing, electrical, HVAC and other maintenance.  Participates in performance improvement (PI) activities.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner to reflect the highest integrity of the Engineering Department.
  • Assists in maintaining the Electrical System, Generators, and distribution system to ensure a good operating system.
  • Performs urgent correct, routine, and requisitioned repairs of minor problems with the electrical mechanical and plumbing systems as required.
  • Performs electrical installation of low and high voltage systems within reason of said projects.
  • Performs maintenance on equipment and systems as required.
  • Helps develop and perform the Electrical maintenance procedures according to NFPA70 & the NEC.
  • Performs maintenance duties to all physical structures of facility and complies with all building safety codes.  This is to include facility equipment and associated controls.
  • Assist in replacing repairing and testing electrical circuits, equipment, appliances and lighting systems as required.
  • Maintains routine records of all inspections, maintenance and repairs performed on any equipment or system in our log books and in our computer maintenance management system.
  • Overseas all Electrical, nurse call and low voltage contractors and ensures they are completing their work properly.
  • Follow up on all contractors from the “Above Ceiling Permits’ and ensure their work was proper according to NFPA by performing inspections above the ceilings
  • Maintain and organize the stock room with parts for the areas you are in charge of.
  • Performs manual duties as requested (i.e., moving supplies or furniture, replacing light bulbs, removing trach, or scrap material).
  • Helps with basic snow removal when needed.
  • Ability to do work on his/her own with only normal supervision.
  • Develop a working knowledge of fire alarm and signal systems.
  • A thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain facilities tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge and observance of safety precautions.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Ability to design, research options for parts, repair possibilities or alternate fixes by developing a plan, researching the possibilities on the internet and developing cost along with the options.
  • Shared on call status with engineering team for trouble calls on a rotating bases.
  • Must live within 30 minutes of KRMC complex for responding to issues
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Building Services Manager and accepts other duties as requested.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Prefer two to five (2-5) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the electrical trade in a medical facility or 6-10 years of experience if not in the medical electrical field.
  • Must carry and maintain a minimum of a Journeyman Electrical license and a Master electrician is preferred

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Engineering Tech (Weekend)

Job Summary:

Assists in the performance of duties necessary to keep the physical structure and associated equipment of the facility in good repair.  Minor maintenance, repairs and other duties are the primary duties.  Assists the Engineering Department with plumbing, construction, electrical and HVAC maintenance.  Participates in performance improvement (PI) activities.

Full-Time Days

Friday – Monday

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner to reflect the highest integrity of the Engineering Department.
  • Performs minor construction related projects campus wide from; wall repairs, painting, installing doors, curtain tracks, cabinets, and locks.
  • Performs urgent corrective, routine, and requisitioned repairs of minor problems with the electrical, construction related, mechanical and plumbing systems as required.
  • Performs maintenance on equipment and systems as required.
  • Performs maintenance duties to all physical structures of facility and complies with all building safety codes.  This is to include facility equipment and associated controls.
  • Assists in replacing repairing and testing electrical circuits, equipment, appliances, and lighting systems as required.
  • Maintains routine records of all inspections, maintenance and repairs performed on any equipment or system in our log books and in our computer maintenance management system.
  • Oversees all contractors and ensures they are completing their work properly on the weekends.
  • Helps maintain and organize the stock room with parts for the areas you are in charge of.
  • Performs manual duties as requested (i.e., moving supplies or furniture, replacing light bulbs, removing trash or scrap material).
  • Helps with basic snow removal when needed.
  • Ability to do work on his/her own with only normal supervision.
  • A working knowledge of fire alarm and signal systems.
  • A thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain facilities tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge and observance of safety precautions.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Ability to design, research options for parts, repair possibilities or alternate fixes by developing a plan, researching the possibilities on the internet and developing cost along with the options.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Building Services Manager and accepts other duties as requested.
  • Open to sharing the rotation of the on call status of trouble calls for the campus.
  • Develops a working knowledge of the fire alarm, nurse call and other systems.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Prefer two to five (2-5) years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in one or many of the trades listed for this position.

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Gift Shop Associate - PRN

Job Summary:

Responsible for customer service, organization, inventory and presentation of Gift Shop.  Responsible for assisting customers both in person and on the phone, selling products, system transactions and fulfilling on-line orders for internal delivery.  Keeps accurate inventory and sales records.

PRN

Estimated hours per week: 0-24

Responsibilities:

  • Is helpful, courteous and presents self and product in professional manner at all times.
  • Remain knowledgeable on products offered and discuss available options with customers.
  • Assess customers’ needs and provide assistance and information on product features in a positive and helpful manner. Provides insight to customers on other items that could be included with the purchase.
  • Operates with integrity and keeps accurate records of inventory and cash drawer.
  • Interfaces directly with staff members of the user departments and the assigned department to determine the need for assistance with gift shop needs for the departments.
  • Delivers customer orders to the user departments, patient care areas and hospital campus locations in an efficient and timely manner as assigned while maintaining the integrity of product(s).
  • Assists in the receiving process and completes placement of inventory within same business day.  Checks for quality of products, out-dates, accuracy of packing slips and receives products in the systems accurately.
  • Participates in all Physical Inventory counts and quality control efforts as assigned and completes in a timely manner.
  • Properly handles items and maintains integrity and presentation of products.
  • Is knowledgeable of current promotion(s) and pricing of product lines.
  • Maintains all Gift Shop in a manner that ensures cleanliness, accurate pricing, safe operation and quality presentation.
  • Notifies the Supply Chain Manager and assigned Purchasing Agent when supplies, returns 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.
  • Handle returns/complaints with the highest level of customer service graciously and effectively.
  • Communicates clearly and appropriately to the Supply Chain Manager and co-workers.
  • Assists with Inventory, 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.
  • Proven working experience as sales associate.
  • Basic understanding of sales and customer service practices.

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ICU RN - PT Nights

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting.  Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, 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.  Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities.

Part-Time

6:00pm – 6:00am

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the seven (7) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes neonate, pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Abliity to chart patient assessments, intake and output, careplans and basic nursing care in the current computer system.
  • 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.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, revise plan as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol.
  • Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status.
  • Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge nurse, co-workers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures both in the ICU and other departments.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.  Functions as a liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • 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.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Ability to assess and care for patients in the post anesthesia period both in the PACU and ICU.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Two (2) or more years of recent critical care experience is preferred.
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification.
  • NIHSS Certification within 6 months.
  • PALS certification within six months of hire.

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Limited Medical Radiographer - PRN

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of imaging procedures, including XRAY procedures, and is responsible for patient safety protocols.  Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs.  Participates in CQI activities.

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns, and unnecessary radiation to patients.
  • Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
  • 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.
  • Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving.  This includes checking with nurses’ stations.
  • Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family.
  • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements:

  • One (1) year of radiologic course work and Nebraska DHHS limited radiographer license.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.

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Maternity RN - FT Nights

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the maternity services department including labor, delivery, postpartum, triage and NICU. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/charge nurse/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all Maternity Care departments. Primarily caring for the following patients: antepartum, laboring, delivery, cesarean, (including circulating), recovery, postpartum mother/baby care, newborn admissions, and triage. Ability to float to NICU as needed, taking care of NICU patients assigned appropriately. Is flexible and able to change assignments easily as admissions and deliveries occur.

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy.  This includes: antepartum, postpartum, and newborns.
  • 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.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in fetal heart monitoring principles and practices.
  • 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.
  • Ability to use basic computer skills for charting and communication.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current ACLS and NRP certification: or will obtain within 6 months of hire.
  • Has attended a Fetal Monitoring course within the last 2 years or will within 6 months of hire.
  • Currently have Fetal Monitoring or Inpatient OB Certification or obtain Fetal Monitoring Certification within 2 years of hire.

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Maternity Charge RN - FT Nights

Job Summary:

Responsible for assigning and coordinating patient care during shift as well as providing direct and indirect patient care.  Responsible for coordinating care between labor and delivery and NICU. Consults with staff, physicians, House Supervisor, Maternity Manager, Director of Nursing, and Surgical Services on nursing issues and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met. Responsible for making day to day staffing assignments. Schedules inductions and cesareans per clinics/doctors request, while also adhering to scheduling policies. Collaborates with the Maternity Manager, Maternity Education Coordinator and NICU Charge RN on performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers/House Supervisor, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition. Is a resource for all staff and stays aware of patient conditions on the unit, helping where needed. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all Maternity Care departments. Primarily caring for the following patients: antepartum, labor, delivery, cesarean, (including circulating), recovery, postpartum mother/baby care, newborn admissions, and triage. Ability to float to NICU as needed, taking care of NICU patients assigned appropriately.

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the assigning patient care during shift.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, Maternity Services Manager, and Director of Nursing and Surgical Services.
  • Monitors compliance and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.
  • Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan for effectiveness. This is completed daily and with patient condition changes.
  • 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.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Collaborates on performance improvement activities for the department.
  • Helps support implementation of new policies and procedures and is a resource for staff.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Provides education to staff on performance improvement.  Ability to plan and organize orientation and in-service training for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Directs and delegates control of inventories to ensure proper amounts available.
  • Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit.  Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible and organized, and function under stressful situations.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Services and Maternity Services Manager, within the Board of Registered Nurses scope of nursing practice.
  • Ability to use basic computer skills for charting and communication.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS, BLS, & NRP certification.
  • Has attended a fetal monitoring or Inpatient OB Certification or obtain Fetal Monitoring Certification within 2 years of hire.
  • At least two (2) years of charge nurse experience preferred.
  • Two (2) or more years of experience in maternity nursing.

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Medical Radiographer - PRN

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols.  Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs.  Participates in CQI activities.

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
  • Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
  • 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.
  • Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
  • Takes call according to monthly schedule after the closing of the regular department hours.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving.  This includes checking with nurses’ stations.
  • Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
  • Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family, and co-workers.
  • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Science degree is preferred, but not required.
  • One (1) year of radiologic/imaging experience.
  • Prefer specific certification/experience and training in CT/MRI.
  • Graduation from an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • ARRT and/or CRT certification.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
  • Possesses a high level of knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Proficiency with most major MRI/CAT equipment manufacturer’s hardware and software.

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Medical Sonographer/Radiographer - FT Days

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.

Full-Time Days

Responsibilities:

  • Performs diagnostic ultrasound examintations 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).
  • Graduation from an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology. Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists is required.
  • 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 BCLS certification.
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty (ies) as appropriate.

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Med/Surg Charge RN - Days

Job Summary:

Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed. Determines and assigns staffing based on requirements and patterns, scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources.  Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities. Acts as a resource and educator to staff.  Participates in guidance and educational programs.  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.
  • Responsible for the assigning patient care during shift. Reassessing staffing frequently for cost efficiency and patient safety
  • Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed
  • Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit.  Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data, attendance.
  • Determines staffing requirements and patterns, based on scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources
  • Monitors compliance and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.
  • Provides education to staff on performance improvement.  Ability to plan and organize orientation and inservice training for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains good working relationships with staff both within the department and with other departments.
  • 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’ 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.
  • 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 enrollement in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • 1 year experience on Medical Surgical Unit preferred
  • Current BCLS certification. ACLS required with 6 months of hire. PALS within 9 months of hire.

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Med/Surg CNA - FT Nights

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 – 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Med/Surg RN - Days

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 enrollement in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BCLS certification. ACLS required with 6 months of hire.

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Med/Surg RN - Nights

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 enrollement in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BCLS certification. ACLS required with 6 months of hire.

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MLT/MT

Job Summary:

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

2nd Shift

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

  • Associate degree as a Medical Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Technician.
  • MLT certification preferred.

OR

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

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NICU RN - FT Nights

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.

FT Nights

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.
  • 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.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Current BCLS, & NRP certification.
  • Two (2) or more years of critical care experience preferred.

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NICU RN - PT Nights

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.

PT Nights

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.
  • 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.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Current BCLS, & NRP certification.
  • Two (2) or more years of critical care experience preferred.

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Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job Summary:

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

FT Days

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.

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Outpatient Services RN - PRN

Job Summary:  Provides care in the outpatient services directed toward meeting both the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient.  Is a resource person and a teacher.  Care given reflects initiative and responsibility indicative of professional expectations.  Utilizes initiative and strives to maintain steady level of productivity.  Is a self starter.  Is compatible and supportive; and a team player.  Communicates on behalf of the patient reflects the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollement in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Two years nursing experience.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.

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PCU Charge RN - Nights

Job Summary:

Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed. Determines and assigns staffing based on requirements and patterns, scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources.  Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities. Acts as a resource and educator to staff.  Participates in guidance and educational programs.  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.
  • Responsible for the assigning patient care during shift. Reassessing staffing frequently for cost efficiency and patient safety
  • Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed
  • Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit.  Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data, attendance.
  • Determines staffing requirements and patterns, based on scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources
  • Monitors compliance and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.
  • Provides education to staff on performance improvement.  Ability to plan and organize orientation and inservice training for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains good working relationships with staff both within the department and with other departments.
  • 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 physicians, coworkers, 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.
  • 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 enrollement in a BSN program preferred.
  • 1 year of experience on a Medical Surgical Unit required
  • 1 year of experience in a Progressive Care Unit preferred
  • 1 year of charge role experience or leadership role in nursing preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS and ACLS certification. PALS certification within 6 months.

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PCU CNA - FT Nights

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 – 6:00am

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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PCU RN - Days

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 enrollement 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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PCU RN - Nights

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 enrollement 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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Pharmacy Technician - PT

Job Summary:

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

Part-Time

1-2 Shifts/Week

1-2 Weekends/Month

Estimated hours per week: 10-20

Responsibilities:

  • Rotate through all work 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 medication administration records, and unused medications from the nursing departments and return them to the pharmacy.
  • Fill patient medication cassettes.
  • Prepare medications and supplies for dispensing, including:
  • Prepacking bulk medications.
  • Compounding ointments, creams, oral solutions and other medications.
  • Preparing chemotherapeutic agents. (N/A)
  • Compounding total parenteral nutrition solutions.
  • Compounding large-volume intravenous mixtures.
  • Packaging and preparing drugs being used in clinical investigations.
  • Preparing prescriptions for outpatients.
  • Compounding admixtures.
  • Control and audit narcotics/stock substance.
  • Assist pharmacists in entering medication orders into the computer system.
  • Prepare inventories, order drugs and supplies from the storeroom, receive drugs and stock shelves in various pharmacy locations.
  • Screen telephone calls.
  • Perform monthly nursing department inspections, maintain workload records, and collect quality-assurance data.
  • Assist in training new employees.

Requirements: 

  • High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required and must have completed a pharmacy technician vocational course or be a pharmacy student; national certification desirable or preferred.
  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) required within 6 months of hire.

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Phlebotomist - PRN

Job Summary:

Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to obtain blood specimens by performing venipuncture, finger sticks, and capillary heelsticks.
  • 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.
  • 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

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Radiology RN - PRN

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

PRN

Estimated 0-8 hours per week

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Receptionist - FT Days

Job Summary:

Answering the telephone, directing internal and external calls; Greeting and providing excellent customer service to visitors; Entering and updating data in various databases; Maintaining appearance of front lobby; Distributing mail; Checks vendors into rep tracks and issues badges.  This position will report to the Business office supervisor.

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Duties
    • Welcomes and directs patients, his/her relatives, or other responsible individuals to obtain necessary information for account processing, to include but not limited to, identifying and biographical information, insurance and financial information, employment information, emergency contacts and any/all required information.  Ensures that business office duties are carried out according to facility policies and procedures
    • Displays courtesy and sensitivity at all times.  Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, completing and reporting incidents as necessary.  Responds promptly, courteously and professionally to customer needs whether in person, or by telephone.  Works closely with physicians, nursing, ancillary departments, patient financial services, patients, insurance companies and families with equal respect and understanding.
    • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the computer systems required to complete this position and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of such. Recommends revisions in business office policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal and state rules and regulations
    • Welcomes newly assigned tasks and projects and learns new skills as needed to adapt to organizational change.  Manages competing demands.  Accepts criticism and feedback in a positive manner.  Changes Approach or method to best fit the situation.
    • Must be proficient in the activation of and announcing of all patient access emergency call systems; able to respond timely and appropriately within limits, to an emergency situation as outlined in dept. procedures.
    • Maintain the appearance of the front lobby that magazines are organized, tables are free of clutter.
    • Distribute mail to appropriate designees in the mailbox distribution areas.
    • Welcomes and directs vendors to check into rep tracks, issues badges, confirms appointments with appropriate staff.

    Compliance program

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

    Performance-improvement program

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

    Financial practices

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

Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of computerized office systems; knowledge of third party payer requirements; knowledge of reading/writing/math/proper grammar/spelling, which is normally required through the completion of a high school education or equivalent.
  • 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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Respiratory Therapist - FT Night

Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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RN (Weekend Program) - Days

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.

Shifts: Weekends Only Program

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure, within state of practice.
  • Current ACLS/BCLS certification.

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RN (Weekend Program) - Nights

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.

Shifts: Weekends Only Program

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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure, within state of practice.
  • Current ACLS/BCLS certification.

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Scheduler - PT Days

Job Summary:

Responsible for coordinating the procedural scheduling process for all radiology, lab, and rehab services of the facility.  Will be also responsible for procedural scheduling for inpatient and outpatient surgical and procedural services of the facility.  Performs other secretarial/clerical duties as needed.

Part-Time

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

9:00am – 5:00pm

Occasional Thursday 8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for patient scheduling and coordination for the following areas: Operating Room, MRI/CT requiring sedation or anesthesia, Endoscopy, Cath Lab, Lab, Interventional Radiology, Rehab, OB and Pain Management.  Collects and enters all required patient information into EMR.
  • Schedules procedures called in by patients, physicians and physicians’ office staff.
  • Obtains patient demographic and insurance information.
  • Coordinates with the Director of Nursing and Surgical Services and the OR Manager to monitor surgical block times allocated for each service.
  • Works with department managers regarding times of service, length of procedures, etc., for appropriate scheduling of patients.
  • Provides patients with general information about the specific department, directions to the department, parking.  Orders applicable services, i.e., wheel chairs, interpreters.
  • Updates information in the computer system for return patients.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Interacts professionally with physicians, patients/families and healthcare staff.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Answers the telephone in a professional and polite manner, communicates information to appropriate personnel.
  • Communicates clearly and appropriately.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated.  Organization and management of the Central Scheduler’s activities reflects due consideration for the needs of the Outpatient Department.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within scope of practice for this position.
  • Accepts other responsibilities as directed.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Completion of medical terminology course or medical secretary program.
  • Minimum of one of the following:
    • Preferred 1-year experience as surgery scheduler and/or central scheduler
    • Preferred experience in the surgical or ambulatory surgery area.

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Supply Chain Technician - FT

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.

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Supply Chain Technician - PT

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.

Part-Time

Estimated 20-30 hours per week

Expected start date will be end of April

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.

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Surgical Technologist

Job Summary:

Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Ensures operating suite is adequately prepared for procedure. Monitors PAR level of all surgical instruments and supplies. Cleans and sterilizes all surgical instruments. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.

Monday – Friday

6:30am – 3:00pm

Rotating call on nights, 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.
  • Is fully responsible for care of instruments/equipment during intra/postoperative phase, including cleaning and processing of instruments.
  • 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.
  • Completes documentation within shift and meets current standards, policies and 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.

Qualifications:

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

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Telemetry Tech - FT Nights

Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

Three twelve-hour shifts

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Platte Valley Medical Group (Clinic Positions)

Certified Medical Assistant

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.

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 medical assistant program.
  • Must complete medical assistance certification within 1 years of hire.

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Clinic RN

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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Health Information Technician - Temp

Job Summary:

Reviews medical records for completeness in compliance with the hospital’s bylaws, HFAP standards, federal and state requirements.  Provides data support by performing medical record reviews and data entry, creating and maintaining spreadsheets, databases and data collection forms, compiling results into report and graphical presentations and performing data verification, validation and reporting to the required external reporting agencies.

Temporary

Responsibilities:

  • Collects all loose filing medical records from the patient care units on a daily basis and inserts such filing in proper medical record.
  • Assembles patient medical records upon consent of patient or as allowed for treatment, payment and healthcare operations, and releases records according to policy.
  • Immediately notifies HIM Manager if records have been disclosed inappropriately
  • Analyzes medical records for completeness and accuracy according to department and hospital policy and procedures
  • Enters deficiencies into computer and keeps a current log of those deficiencies
  • Prepares and releases legible copies to requesters, and submits charges to the requester for preparation of records, when indicated
  • Performs audits as part of performance improvement on  medical records when directed by the HIM Manager
  • Assists in answering telephone and taking accurate messages
  • Is familiar with medical record requirements of Nebraska and CMS.
  • Maintains hospital requirements, policies and standards on confidentiality
  • Assists in retrieving medical records for physician completion and obtains signature if needed
  • Willing to accept additional assignments
  • Must be able to keep up with workload.  Be able to process a minimum of 20 medical records per day
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and other departments

Requirements:

  • Associate degree in Health Information Administration or Technician, licensed nursing training or equivalent health care program preferred
  • Two or more years of previous similar hospital experience preferred
  • Knowledge of HFAP standards and state medical record requirements preferred
  • Desired: Two years previous experience

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LPN

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.

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Switchboard Operator

Job Summary:

Greeting and providing excellent customer service when answering all calls.   Directing internal and external calls.  Take messages and task nurses to return calls. Assist patients and referring providers with appointments for all physicians and ancillary services. Enter and update data in various databases. Maintaining and keep a clean work environment.  This position will report to the Front Desk/Switchboard supervisor.

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

    • Philosophy
      • Supports the facility’s ideology, mission, goals, and objectives
      • Performs in accordance with the facility’s policies and procedures
      • Follows the facility’s standards for ethical business conduct
      • Conducts self as a positive role model and team member
      • Recognizes patients’ rights and responsibilities and supports them in performance of job duties
      • Participates in facility committees, meetings, in-services, and activities
    • Communication
      • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers
      • Interacts with others in a positive, respectful, and considerate manner.
    • Duties
      • Greet and assist all callers. Follow procedure for tasking phone messages and when verifying, scheduling, or cancelling appointments. Make sure all necessary information is obtained while on the phone.
      • Displays courtesy and sensitivity at all times.  Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, completing and reporting incidents as necessary.  Responds promptly, courteously and professionally to customer needs whether in person, or by telephone.  Works closely with physicians, nursing, ancillary departments, patient financial services, patients, insurance companies and families with equal respect and understanding.
      • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the computer systems required to complete this position and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of such. Recommends revisions in business office policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal and state rules and regulations
      • Welcomes newly assigned tasks and projects and learns new skills as needed to adapt to organizational change.  Manages competing demands.  Accepts criticism and feedback in a positive manner.  Changes Approach or method to best fit the situation.
      • Must be proficient in the activation of and announcing of all patient access emergency call systems; able to respond timely and appropriately within limits, to an emergency situation as outlined in dept. procedures.
      • Maintain the appearance of the Switchboard.  Make packets are made and copies for each type of packet are available.
      • Recalls, appointment reminders, patient packets/copies, sort EKGs for billing, cleaning.
    • Compliance program
      • Contributes to the progress and development of the organization’s adopted compliance program
      • Performs according to established compliance policies and procedures
      • Remains current on all federal and state guidelines regarding business office practices (e.g., fraud, abuse, and anti-kickback statutes)
    • Performance-improvement program
      • Contributes to the progress and development of the organization’s adopted performance-improvement program
      • Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures
    • Financial practices
      • Uses facility resources appropriately and avoids wasteful practices
      • Reports wasteful practices
      • Analyzes work area and makes recommendations for potential cost-effective improvements
      • Ensures that financial transactions follow generally accepted accounting principles and facility policy
      • Reviews prequalification of procedures by third-party payers
      • Serves as a positive liaison with insurance companies

Requirements:

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