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If you love helping patients succeed and enjoy working in a warm and friendly place full of like-minded employees deeply dedicated to quality care, KRMC may be your ideal fit.

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Our locally-managed facility is run by a board of physicians, allowing for a deep understanding of hospital principles and the healthcare industry in general.

Here, fresh perspectives are always welcome and encouraged.

Kearney Regional Medical Center offers the resources to strengthen and advance your skills with the support of a welcoming and dedicated culture.

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Kearney Regional Medical Center

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Summary:

Provides direct, safe, competent and quality patient care in the Interventional Cardiology & Radiology department (also known as Cath Lab).  Supports the medical care of patients requiring various invasive cardiac, peripheral vascular or interventional radiology diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.  Sustains a high level of patient care by communication with the patients, families, physicians and co-works to address the physical, general and psychosocial needs of the patient.

Full-Time

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification, or certification within six months of employment
  • 1 year of critical care experience preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Approaches the patient, and families, in a kind, gentle and friendly manner.  Communicates in a positive manner and is able to alleviate apprehension through effective pre and post procedure instructions.
  • Appropriate communication with physicians, co-workers and other hospital departments to manage and expedite safe and appropriate care of the patient.  Provides complete and appropriate hand-off report to the receiving staff post procedure.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensures Pre-Op requirements are complete per hospital policy. (H& P present, informed consent signed, appropriate test results available, access site identified and prepared)
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess cardiopulmonary and cardiovascular systems pre, intra and post procedure.  Is able to recognize, evaluate and record hemodynamics, pressure wave forms and EKG wave forms.  Identifies and updates the cardiologist of any adverse physiologic changes during the procedure and is prepared to take appropriate actions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques and medications.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac, emergency, anxiolytic, analgesic, anticoagulation, antiplatelet and thrombolytic drugs and IV fluids.  Carries out appropriate administration per hospital policy.
  • Maintains hemostasis of a vessel post procedure using a compression device or manual compression.  Recognizes potential problems associated with access sites and takes appropriate corrective actions if indicated.
  • Care and assessment of the patient is clearly documented.  Assumes responsibility for the completeness, accuracy and validity of the Medical Record during the time of care until hand off to the receiving unit.
  • Adheres to sterile and aseptic techniques and practices in all procedures.
  • Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of Cath Lab suites before and between cases.
  • Performs set-up and calibration of various equipment in the cath lab.  Ensures equipment is properly maintained.  Alerts the manager &/or the Biomed department of any equipment malfunction immediately and fills out appropriate work orders.
  • Assists cardiologist during procedures by operating ancillary equipment, anticipating and obtaining catheters, wires and other necessary inventory and medications as ordered.
  • Assists and collaborates with Pharmacy staff in the maintenance and proper storage of medications.
  • Assists and collaborates with the Supply Chain department in the restocking of supplies and assists in notifying the Manager or responsible personnel of shortages.
  • Assists with the appropriate maintenance of digital images, department logs and other case information after a procedure.
  • If cross-trained, functions as a scrub assistant to the cardiologist.  Using the principles of sterile technique, aids in the technical performance of the diagnostic and interventional procedures in the cath lab, or at the bedside for emergent procedures as needed.
  • In the absence of the Manager, demonstrates the ability to make decisions to guarantee the appropriate care and safety of the patient.
  • Assists with Process Improvement and Quality Improvement activities as assigned.  Recognizes occurrences and files the appropriate forms with Risk Management.
  • Attends required in-services, education and unit meetings. Maintains an annual 75% attendance record.
  • Maintains current BLS and ACLS certifications.
  • Takes responsibility to assess own learning needs to enhance personal and professional growth
  • Overall commitment to scheduling flexibility, including voluntary time off during low volume schedules and overtime during high volume schedules.  Takes Call, as scheduled, and consistently responds within the 30 minute response time.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements and complies with all organizational policies.

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Summary:

Provides direct, safe, competent and quality patient care in the Interventional Cardiology and Radiology department (also known as Cath Lab).  Assists in the performance of various invasive cardiac, peripheral vascular or interventional radiology diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.   Sustains a high level of patient care by communication with the patients, families, and physicians and co-works to address the physical, general and psychosocial needs of the patient.  Functions under the direction and immediate supervision of the cardiologist/radiologist performing the procedure.

 

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Completion of an accredited program in applied or health science discipline (including but not limited to – cardiovascular technology, radiological technology, respiratory therapy, paramedic emergency medicine, RN or LPN);
  • minimum of one year of relevant acute care experience, cardiac Cath lab or critical care preferred
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification or certification within six months of employment
  • Current Registered Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist (RCIS) or Registered Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialist (RCES) preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Approaches the patient, and families, in a kind, gentle and friendly manner.  Communicates in a positive manner and is able to alleviate apprehension through effective pre and post procedure instructions.
  • Appropriate communication with physicians, co-workers and other hospital departments to manage and expedite safe and appropriate care of the patient.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Assist with confirmation that Pre-Op requirements are complete per hospital policy. (H& P present, informed consent signed, appropriate test results available, access site identified and prepared)
  • Functions as the scrub assistant to the cardiologist; using the principles of sterile technique aids in the technical performance of diagnostic and interventional procedures in the cath lab, and at the bedside for emergent procedures as needed.
  • Assists cardiologist during procedures by operating ancillary equipment, anticipating and obtaining catheters, wires and other necessary inventory and medications as ordered
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess cardiopulmonary and cardiovascular systems pre, intra and post procedure.  Is able to recognize, evaluate and record hemodynamics, pressure wave forms and EKG wave forms.  Identifies and updates the cardiologist of any adverse physiologic changes during the procedure and is prepared to take appropriate actions in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac, emergency, anxiolytic, analgesic, anticoagulation, antiplatelet and thrombolytic drugs and IV fluids.  Assist the MD with administration of medications at the table.  Assists with proper documentation of administration of all medications.
  • Maintains hemostasis of a vessel post procedure using a compression device, manual compression or closure devices/products per competency demonstration.  Recognizes potential problems associated with access sites and takes appropriate corrective actions if indicated.
  • Care and assessment of the patient is clearly documented.  Assumes responsibility for the completeness, accuracy and validity of the Medical Record.
  • Adheres to sterile and aseptic techniques and practices in all procedures.
  • Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of Cath Lab suites before and between cases.
  • Verifies the operation of imaging equipment for all procedures and verifies the integrity of the equipment prior to the start of the procedure.
  • Performs set-up and calibration of various equipment in the Cath lab.  Ensures equipment is properly maintained.  Alerts the manager &/or the Biomed department of any equipment malfunction immediately and fills out appropriate work orders.
  • Assists the cardiologist during procedures by operating ancillary equipment, anticipating and obtaining catheters wires and other necessary inventory and medications as ordered, when assisting in a circulating role.
  • Assists and collaborates with the Supply Chain department in the restocking of supplies and assists in notifying the Manager or responsible personnel of shortages.
  • Assists with the appropriate maintenance of digital images, department logs and other case information after a procedure.
  • In the absence of the Manager, demonstrates the ability to make decisions to guarantee the appropriate care and safety of the patient.
  • Assists with Process Improvement and Quality Improvement activities as assigned.  Recognizes occurrences and files the appropriate forms with Risk Management.
  • Attends required in-services, education and unit meetings. Maintains an annual 75% attendance record.
  • Maintains current BLS and ACLS certifications.
  • Takes responsibility to assess own learning needs to enhance personal and professional growth.
  • Overall commitment to scheduling flexibility, including voluntary time off during low volume schedules and overtime during high volume schedules.  Takes Call, as scheduled, and consistently responds within the 30-minute response time.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements and complies with all organization policies.

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Job Summary:

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

 

Part-Time

10:00am to 2:00pm or 3:30pm to 8:30pm

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

  • High School Graduate and/or Food Service and Hospitality Degree

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Job Summary:

The role of the social worker would be to work in conjunction with the Care Coordination team and other member of the interdisciplinary team.  Social workers help clients by assessing their situation, setting goals, and obtaining required services. Help determine the nature of specific client’s situations by assessing medical, psychological, emotional, and social information

Responsibilities:

  • Helps patients make informed decisions by acting as their advocate regarding patient clinical status and treatment options.
  • Ability to perform a psychosocial assessment and reassessment on all patients.  Assess and address motivational and psychosocial issues. This includes obstetrics, pediatric, adolescent, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Maintains open communication interdepartmentally and interdisciplinarily.
  • Assures that social service/discharge planning activities are integrated and coordinated within the hospital system by effective communication at all levels.
  • General knowledge of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid, HMO and private insurance coverage.
  • Handle case assignments, review concurrent case progress, and have the ability to adjust plans accordingly.
  • Record and document case information, complete accurately all necessary forms and produce statistical reports.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Is knowledgeable of patient’s financial status, diagnosis and discharge needs.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Accurately determines type of assistance/setting/resources necessary for the patient/family and provides appropriate resources/assistance list of facilities.
  • Is responsible for home care needs being met by the time of discharge, with a goal of arrangements completed 24 hours prior to discharge when date of discharge is known.
  • Prepares patients’ discharge by reviewing and amplifying discharge plans; coordinating discharge and post discharge requirements; orienting and training family members; providing resources.
  • Actively participates in Utilization Review Committee, QI, varying team meetings and other meetings as appropriate.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to collaborate on patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Performs and evaluates mental health, drug, and ETOH assessments.
  • Ability to submit and interpret PreAdmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR).                    

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social work required; Master’s degree in social work from an accredited university preferred.
  • Current State Social Work Licensure.
  • BLS required within 6 months of hire.
  • General knowledge of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid, HMO and private insurance coverage preferred.

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  

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

              

Requirements:

  • Must have completed Surgical Technologist Program.
  • Certification in Surgical Technology preferred.
  • Current BLS Certification.

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Job Summary:

Directs operations for the clinical acute care services departments.   Provides administrative direction and support in conjunction with the Medical Leaders of the areas served.  Consults with staff, providers, other members of leadership, and CNO on patient care matters and interpretation of facility policies and procedures to ensure needs are met.  Leads performance improvement activities within and between departments and participates in CQI initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Organizes programs, policies and procedures which are developed to serve the Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Direction of KRMC.
  • Implements standards of clinical practice, reviewing and revising as necessary to reflect appropriate changes and the people served.
  • Assumes 24/7 accountability for the direction of appropriate provisioning of services and providing resources across areas of responsibility.
  • Accountable for the efficient delivery of patient care by leading the development, evaluation, and utilization of safe, cost effective, high quality clinical practices.
  • Addresses and supports our culture and ensures safe practices that do not harm others or interfere with the planned course of medical care.
  • Assures that clear, concise, and current written policies and procedures are available to assist the staff and minimize risk factors.
  • Recommends modifications, additions, or deletions to staffing plans across the areas of responsibility to ensure reasonable hours and acceptable working conditions to provide optimal patient care coverage.
  • Maintains close coordination of the departments served in alignment with all other departments of KRMC to ensure continuity and collaboration of services.
  • Assures that all aspects of patient care occur in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Develops and approves job descriptions within the scope of responsibility.
  • Effectively leads and administers the performance appraisal system.
  • Gives routine performance feedback, conducts annual performance reviews for management personnel, and works in collaboration with HR and the senior leadership team to ensure the reward and recognition system is competitive.
  • Directs, along with Human Resources, effective resolution related to employee and labor management issues.
  • Builds and leads a culture of teamwork and respect throughout areas of responsibility and across departments, engaging effectively with all stakeholders, e.g. physicians, staff, outside contractors, and the people served.
  • Provides coaching, leadership and mentorship in the development of managers and staff.
  • Responsible for cost controls to ensure effective use of funds expended from areas of fiscal responsibility.
  • Initiates and supports problem-solving groups and lean principles that proactively resolve issues.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Current RN licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Hospital based, acute care experience required.
  • Master’s Degree in a clinical discipline or healthcare management preferred.
  • Three to five years of hospital management preferred.

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Job Summary:

Directs operations for the clinical ancillary services departments.   Provides administrative direction and support in conjunction with the Medical Leaders of the areas served.  Consults with staff, providers, other members of leadership, and CNO on patient care matters and interpretation of facility policies and procedures to ensure needs are met.  Leads performance improvement activities within and between departments and participates in CQI initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Organizes programs, policies and procedures which are developed to serve the Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Direction of KRMC.
  • Implements standards of clinical practice, reviewing and revising as necessary to reflect appropriate changes and the people served.
  • Assumes 24/7 accountability for the direction of appropriate provisioning of services and providing resources across areas of responsibility.
  • Accountable for the efficient delivery of patient care by leading the development, evaluation, and utilization of safe, cost effective, high quality clinical practices.
  • Addresses and supports our culture and ensures safe practices that do not harm others or interfere with the planned course of medical care.
  • Assures that clear, concise, and current written policies and procedures are available to assist the staff and minimize risk factors.
  • Recommends modifications, additions, or deletions to staffing plans across the areas of responsibility to ensure reasonable hours and acceptable working conditions to provide optimal patient care coverage.
  • Maintains close coordination of the departments served in alignment with all other departments of KRMC to ensure continuity and collaboration of services.
  • Assures that all aspects of patient care occur in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Develops and approves job descriptions within the scope of responsibility.
  • Effectively leads and administers the performance appraisal system.
  • Gives routine performance feedback, conducts annual performance reviews for management personnel, and works in collaboration with HR and the senior leadership team to ensure the reward and recognition system is competitive.
  • Directs, along with Human Resources, effective resolution related to employee and labor management issues.
  • Builds and leads a culture of teamwork and respect throughout areas of responsibility and across departments, engaging effectively with all stakeholders, e.g. physicians, staff, outside contractors, and the people served.
  • Provides coaching, leadership and mentorship in the development of managers and staff.
  • Responsible for cost controls to ensure effective use of funds expended from areas of fiscal responsibility.
  • Initiates and supports problem-solving groups and lean principles that proactively resolve issues.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Current licensure appropriate for a clinical discipline in the state of Nebraska.
  • Master’s Degree in a clinical discipline or healthcare management preferred.
  • Clinical services experience preferred.
  • Three to five years of hospital management preferred.

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Summary:

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

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

 

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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Summary:

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

Full-Time

Rotating weekend and holiday call

 

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • Current ACLS Certification.
  • Two (2) years of experience in nursing preferred.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in endoscopy preferred.

Responsibilities:

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

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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.

PRN

 

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.

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.

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Summary:

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

Full-Time Temporary

(8:00am – 4:30pm)

Every other weekend; holidays

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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Summary:

To plan, organize, supervise, coordinate and control the activities of plant operations, and to maintain operative and safe working conditions in the hospital.  Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.  Assures competency of all staff.  Responsible for fiscal operation of the department.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, minimum of an associate’s degree (AA) or equivalent from two (2) year college or technical school; or 3 to 5 (3-5) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two years’ experience in a leadership role.

Responsibilities:

  • Reports to the Director of Support Services regarding the physical and structural conditions of hospital facilities and the status of work in progress.
  • Responsible for departmental staff matters to include interviewing and the hiring of new staff, training, evaluating work performance, promotion, counseling, discipline and termination.
  • Develops, evaluates and implements:  departmental policies and procedures, goals and objectives, and standards of work for the maintenance and repair of medical equipment, buildings and building systems.Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire safety, emergency management and infection prevention and control.
  • Participates in the development and applications of standards of quality and productivity for the Facilities Department.
  • Administers and implements the maintenance program to ensure uninterrupted operation of the entire physical plant.  Monitors its applications to assure maximum effectiveness and provides appropriate documentation of the same.
  • Works closely with other departments and administration.  Negotiates priorities, plans work schedules, makes job assignments, orders needed materials, supplies and parts.  Recommends use of outside specialty contractors as circumstances indicate.
  • Schedules and supervises maintenance repair work, alterations, remodeling, minor construction and the checkout, installation and servicing of mechanical and electrical equipment and building systems.
  • Maintains an inventory of parts and supplies to maximize the operational readiness of hospital building systems and equipment with due respect to the limitations of cost, regulations and relative priorities.
  • Responsible for the selection and coordination of all maintenance service contractors and ensures all contractual provisions are met along with established codes.
  • Responsible for developing the annual operating budget, which includes staff, equipment, materials and supply needs.  Continues to monitor budget after adoption.
  • Administers and implements the preventive maintenance program of fire alarm system according to National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) criteria.  Responsible for the development of policies and procedures relative to fire and safety.
  • Directs all aspects of Building Services management in a manner that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Establishes operational procedures for activities such as; staff assistance with patient restraint and intervention in disruptions by patients, visitors and staff; traffic control; guarding and patrolling physical property; escort service for visitors and staff; monitoring systems response; orienting and monitoring of staff working in high-risk areas; and investigation of accidents and criminal acts
  • Participates in information management, performance improvement and infection prevention and control programs.
  • Confers with representatives of local government to ensure cooperation and coordination of security activities with law enforcement and firefighting agencies.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.

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Summary:

Assists in the performance of duties necessary to keep the physical grounds and structure and associated equipment of the facility in good repair.  Minor maintenance, repairs and other duties are possible.  Assists the Engineering Department with other tasks as needed.  Mostly exterior grounds keeping assistance to maintain a good appearance of the campus. This is a part time position that is seasonal during the spring, summer and fall months with winters off.

Part-Time

 

Requirements:

Any combination of experience and education that would demonstrate the capability to perform the duties of the position.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform all assigned tasks in a professional manner to reflect the highest integrity of the Engineering Department.
  • Assists with general maintenance and repairs of the building systems and devices throughout campus
  • Picks up trash from containers on campus grounds
  • Vacuum dead insects from light fixtures.
  • Assists Engineering technicians as needed
  • Run errands & odd jobs
  • Grounds keeping work like (picking up trash, pulling weeds, operating equipment for grounds work)
  • Parking lot upkeep
  • Assist in maintaining routine records of all inspections, maintenance and repairs performed on any equipment or system.
  • Performs manual duties as requested (i.e., moving supplies or furniture, replacing light bulbs, removing trash or scrap material).
  • Ability to do work on his/her own with only normal supervision.
  • A thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain facility tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge and observance of safety precautions.
  • Able to use computer for email communications, time card, and possible Internet research.
  • Duties could include pulling weeds, weed whacking, trimming trees and bushes and other outdoor related tasks.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Any other duties that may be assigned by the Facilities Manager or supervisor and accepts other duties as requested.

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Summary:

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

Full-Time

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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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.

Full Time Nights

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

    Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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.

PRN

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.
  • Ability 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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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 Nights

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.
  • Ability 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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Job Summary:

A Jack of all trades (JOT) team RN is primarily responsible for all aspects of direct patient care while maintaining high performance level in quality, service, critical nursing skills and critical thinking.  The RN provides leadership by delegating and working cooperatively and collaboratively with ancillary nursing and other patient team personnel in maintaining standards for professional nursing practice and professional nursing performance in the clinical setting.  The position requires floating to MSU, PCU, ICU, MCC and ER.   The JOT team RN must be familiar with and adhere to regulatory standards and Kearney Regional Medical Center policies and procedures.  The JOT team RN will report to the JOT team Manager and to the Chief Nurse Officer.

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.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately 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 decision making process and ability to recognize priorities and resolve appropriately.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol.
  • Identifies the need to involve other disciplines in the patient’s care.
  • Ability to perform at maximum efficiency without compromising quality care.
  • Participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Maintains an awareness of legal aspects of nursing, including accurate and timely documentation according to standards
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • Act in a composed and professional manner, especially under pressure.
  • Monitor coworkers and voice concerns in a constructive manner to minimize errors.
  • 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 with all 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 and/or committees.
  • Assists in orientation and/or acts as a preceptor for new personnel.

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 nursing experience in a clinical care, acute care setting preferred.
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification.
  • PALS certification within 6 months of hire.
  • NIHSS Stroke Scale within 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

Provides clerical and administrative support to Maternity Care Unit.  Communicates with patients & Vital Records, obtaining and sending appropriate paper work for birth certificates. Records statistics as requested.  Performs all secretarial duties as requested.  Maintains communication lines for department.

Monday- Friday

06:00a-2:30p

Responsibilities:

  • Interacts professionally with physicians, nurses, patients/family and others.
  • Responds to inappropriate behavior in a therapeutic manner.
  • Obtains licensed nurse when family requests communication regarding patient’s condition, beyond the Unit Secretary’s scope of practice.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Interacts professionally with patient and family.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including neonate, pediatric, 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 cares as needed which may include bed bath, shower, whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the shift.
  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients as needed.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Provide care to infant patients to include diapering, bottle feeding, bathing, and assist teaching parents to feel successful in these skills.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Performs their duties in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Handles delivery of mail daily to and from department.
  • Checks out supplies from Materials Management and puts them away in the Department.
  • Notifies Engineering Department of any equipment not in proper working order; completes necessary paperwork.
  • Computes and reports statistics as requested.
  • Obtain and send appropriate paper work, including paternity papers to the state. Communicate with Vital Records with any information needed.
  • Answers telephone in a polite manner and communicates information to appropriate personnel, using phone memo book.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships with co-workers for the patient’s benefit.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated.  Organization and management of secretary’s activities reflects due consideration for the needs of the department and staff.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the secretary’s scope of practice.
  • Ability to use basic computer skills for communication.
  • Scans chart into medical record correctly, including labeling correctly.
  • Completes other duties, as assigned.

Requirements: 

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Notary Public License Required.
  • Current CNA license required.

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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.

Full-Time Nights

7 on 7 off

Will train in CT, prior experience not required.

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 preferred.
  • Graduation from an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • ARRT  certification.
  • Current BLS certification.

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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 preferred.
  • 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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Summary:

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

 

Full-Time

5:30pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

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.

Responsibilities:

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

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Summary:

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

 

Full-Time

5:30pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

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.

Responsibilities:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Days

6:00am – 6:30pm

Every weekend

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.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Days

6:00am – 6:30pm

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.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

6:00pm – 6:30am

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.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

PRN

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.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

Provides clerical and administrative support to the unit.  Records statistics as requested.  Performs all secretarial duties as requested.  Maintains communication lines for department.

Part-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Interacts professionally with physicians, patients/family and others.
  • Responds to inappropriate behavior in a therapeutic manner.
  • Obtains licensed nurse when family requests communication regarding patient’s condition, beyond the Unit Secretary’s scope of practice.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Performs their duties in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Handles delivery of mail daily to and from department.
  • Checks out supplies from Materials Management and puts them away in the Department.
  • Notifies Engineering Department of any equipment not in proper working order; completes necessary paperwork.
  • Computes and reports statistics as requested.
  • Answers telephone in a polite manner and communicates information to appropriate personnel, using phone memo book.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships with co-workers for the patient’s benefit.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated.  Organization and management of secretary’s activities reflects due consideration for the needs of the department and staff.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the secretary’s scope of practice.
  • Scans chart into medical record correctly, including labeling correctly
  • Completes other duties, as assigned.
  • Notifies nurse of any changes in telemetry noted if not done by telemetry tech     
  • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
  • Completes annual education requirements.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
  • Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.
  • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
  • Attends annual review and department in-services, as scheduled.
  • Attends at least 75% of staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.
  • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
  • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
  • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
  • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.

 

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

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Job Summary:

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

Part-Time

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Every third weekend, every third holiday

Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares food trays for general and therapeutic diets.
  • Prepares and delivers items as requested by patient care units or patients.
  • Maintains trayline in a clean, neat and organized manner.
  • Prepares special diet foods as necessary.
  • Delivers food carts to patient care units.  Returns carts to kitchen at designated times.
  • Loads and oversees dishwashers.
  • Washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives.
  • Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed.
  • Puts clean dishes and utensils away.
  • Mops floors as scheduled and as necessary.
  • Cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas.
  • Assists in preparing salads, desserts and nourishments.
  • Performs special cleaning duties as assigned by the Nutritional Services Director/ Supervisor.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Treats patients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Observes infection prevention and control practices at all times.
  • Participates in departmental 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.

Requirements: 

  • Currently enrolled in High School or High School Graduate/GED
  • Cooking experience preferred

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Job Summary:

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

PRN

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollement in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • Current ACLS Certification.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in nursing preferred.

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Job Summary:

Operating Room Assistants are responsible for keeping KRMC safe, clean, disinfected and well maintained in compliance with federal, state, and local health codes and regulations. Responsible for disinfecting the following areas; operation rooms, sub sterile rooms, supply rooms, sterile processing, cath lab, and corridors.  Other duties include; stocking, setting up case carts, assisting with turnovers, and other miscellaneous tasks delegated by the Operating Room Staff.

Part- Time

Responsibilities:

  • Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner to reflect the highest integrity of the Operating Room Department.
  • Terminally cleans operating rooms, cath labs, sterile processing, and sub sterile rooms.
  • Cycle cleans equipment rooms, supply rooms, corridors, and housekeeping closets.
  • Initiates and promotes quality improvement, seeking to meet, and exceed, customer expectations.
  • Demonstrates proper hand washing and/or sanitizing following KRMC policy and procedures.
  • Assists the engineering department by notifying them of any repairs and submitting work orders that need attention in the KRMC facility.
  • Follows directions, both verbal and written, including but not limited to infection control, environmental services, surgical services, biohazard policies, and mixing of cleaning products.
  • Maintains routine records of all duties performed/areas cleaned and any problems that may arise.
  • Performs manual duties as requested (i.e., moving supplies or furniture, replacing light bulbs, removing trash or scrap material).
  • Ability to do work on his/her own with only normal supervision.
  • A working knowledge of department policies in order to help train and orient new employees.
  • A thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain cleaning tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge and observance of safety precautions.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality
  • Obtains supplies and instruments using a preprinted list to assemble case carts for the surgical procedures.
  • Return supplies not used for the procedures to the correct supply room
  • Perform miscellaneous duties assigned by the Operating Room Staff including bringing specimens to lab, running for instruments, and running for supplies.
  • Assist Operating Room Staff in stocking operating rooms, cast cart, and corridors.
  • Assist Operating Room Staff on checking outdates throughout the department
  • Assist Operating Room Staff with stocking the blankets and fluids in warmers
  • Assist Operating Room Staff with case turnovers, including cleaning, equipment, and supplies.
  • Work closely and communicate with Environmental Services on daily cleaning tasks, cycle cleaning, cleaning equipment, and cleaning supplies.
  • Communicate with Supply Chain Staff on inventory items.
  • Stocks anesthesia carts daily and in between cases when needed.
  • Clean and turnover anesthesia machine between patients.
  • Use computer to view surgery schedule and print physician preference cards.
  • Reports any concerns and/or problems to the management of the OR.

Requirements: 

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

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Job Summary:

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

Part Time (24 hrs./week)

6:00 pm- 6:30 am

2 weekends on and 1 weekend off and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

 

  •      Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration processes.
  •     Works and navigates in the appropriate EMR systems.
  •      Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers.
  •      Responsible for interviewing patients in order to gather all pertinent account information, gather up to date demographics, and verify insurance coverage.
  •      This position is responsible for recovery of deductible, co-pay, co-insurance and self-pay balances, and/or recognizing the need for financial counseling as necessary.
  •      They ensure that all necessary documentation is presented to patients, making them aware of all hospital policies and procedures that relate to the admission process and treatment.
  •      They work with multiple departments, distributing appropriate information as necessary.
  •      Receive and forward incoming calls to the appropriate staff member or department.
  •      Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures.
  •      Maintain lobby area to ensure that it is clean and a safe environment for patients and visitors.
  •      Oversees scheduling tasks to maintain efficient patient flow.
  •      Works closely with the Business office manager to ensure appropriate time allowances and special-equipment requests are communicated in a timely manner.
  •      Serves as a positive liaison with physicians and their office personnel.

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Part Time (24 hrs./week)

6:00 am- 6:30 pm

Responsibilities:

  •  Responsible for timely and accurate patient registration processes.
  •     Works and navigates in the appropriate EMR systems.
  •      Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers.
  •      Responsible for interviewing patients in order to gather all pertinent account information, gather up to date demographics, and verify insurance coverage.
  •      This position is responsible for recovery of deductible, co-pay, co-insurance and self-pay balances, and/or recognizing the need for financial counseling as necessary.
  •      They ensure that all necessary documentation is presented to patients, making them aware of all hospital policies and procedures that relate to the admission process and treatment.
  •      They work with multiple departments, distributing appropriate information as necessary.
  •      Receive and forward incoming calls to the appropriate staff member or department.
  •      Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures.
  •      Maintain lobby area to ensure that it is clean and a safe environment for patients and visitors.
  •      Oversees scheduling tasks to maintain efficient patient flow.
  •      Works closely with the Business office manager to ensure appropriate time allowances and special-equipment requests are communicated in a timely manner.
  •      Serves as a positive liaison with physicians and their office personnel.

 

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

5:30pm – 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, whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the shift.
  • Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.
  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.
  • Answers patients’ call lights, anticipates patients’ needs and makes rounds of assigned patients.
  • Transports patients to various departments for ordered tests/procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform procedures within the CNA II’s scope of practice per state law.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output.
  • Reports patient complaint of pain to supervising RN.
  • Observes patient’s mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to supervising RN.
  • Able to answer, transfer and triage phone calls when Unit secretary
  • Able to effectively fax, scan and file patient information appropriately
  • Skilled on computer and updating status board and discharge information as patient changes occur
  • Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Participates in patient care conferences.
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner to RNs and medical staff.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Attends 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.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

6:00pm – 6:30am

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.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Previous experience as a hospital RN required.
  • 1 year of experience on a Progressive Care Unit preferred.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • ACLS certification within 6 months of hire.
  • NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

Every weekend.

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.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Previous experience as a hospital RN required.
  • 1 year of experience on a Progressive Care Unit preferred.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • ACLS certification within 6 months of hire.
  • NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

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

PRN

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.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements: 

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Previous experience as a hospital RN required.
  • 1 year of experience on a Progressive Care Unit preferred.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • ACLS certification within 6 months of hire.
  • NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

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Summary:

Interprets physician prescriptions and medication orders.  Acts as a drug information resource to patients, medical staff, nursing staff and ancillary department personnel.  Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals for patient care by performing the related duties.

Schedule: PRN, as needed. Roughly 10 hrs/week

Requirements:

  • Education Requirements:
    • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree or Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent.
    • Graduated from an accredited School of Pharmacy.
    • Current Pharmacist certification or licensure in the State of Nebraska and subject to all federal and state laws concerning the dispensing of medications
    • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or subsequent training.
    • BLS and ACLS certifications are to be obtained and maintained.
  • Language Skills:
    • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
    • Additional languages preferred.
  • Skills:
    • Basic computer knowledge.
    • Automated pharmacy systems, typewriters, IV Compounding Isolator or the willingness to learn.
  • Physical Demands:
    • For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising patient care.
  • Cognitive Demands:
    • A high degree of independent decision-making and problem-solving requiring a high level of cognitive ability
    • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
    • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews prescriptions and orders issued by physicians or other authorized prescribers to assure accuracy and determines formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Compounds medications using standard formulas and processes, such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
  • Monitors all posting onto the patient profiles in order that accuracy, drug allergies, drug interactions, duplicate therapy, rational drug therapy and incompatibilities may be realized and better patient
  • care received.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Prepares IV admixtures and extemporaneous parenteral products under aseptic conditions.
  • Assists Pharmacy Department personnel engaged in admixing, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Verifies all pharmaceuticals prepared and delivered by pharmacy technicians (or any other appropriate personnel) to locations for (medical cabinet) storage or immediate administration is safe and effective for patient use.
  • Answers questions, provides information and recommendations to physicians, nurses, patients and other healthcare professionals on the appropriate use of medications, drug interactions, side effects, dosage, storage, etc.
  • Assists in patient medication evaluation, including utilization review, dosing evaluation and the appropriate use of medications.
  • Assists in teaching programs (departmental, medical, nursing, community).
  • Endorses policies and procedures of the department and of the hospital.
  • Ensures the maintenance and proper operation of equipment and supplies in the work areas.
  • Maintains established procedures concerning quality control, security of controlled substances and disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Enters data into the computer system (Pharmacy program), such as appropriate patient information, prescribed medications and cost, and helps to maintain patient profiles and charge system.
  • Reviews and monitors drug therapy that requires dosing adjustments as authorized by the physician.
  • Provides pharmaceutical care to all ages of patients from newborns to the elderly. Understands that there are dosage variations between newborn, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, and knows where to find appropriate information.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Assists the Pharmacy Manager and Chief Ancillary Officer on special assignments.
  • Responds appropriately to acute illness situations, specifically in cardiac arrest in the form of “Code Blue” circumstances.
  • Supervises at least one to two (1-2) members of the Pharmacy Department staff on a regular basis (at least daily).
  • Assists the Chief Ancillary Officer with responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s mission, policy and any applicable laws.
  • May assist in the hiring process of pharmacy personnel, including interviews, training, planning, assigning and directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Demonstrates ability to read, analyze and interpret pharmacy-related journals.
  • Demonstrates ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the hospital staff.
  • Demonstrates ability to write articles for publication and ability to effectively present information to management, medical staff, hospital staff and public groups.
  • Demonstrates ability apply necessary advanced mathematical concepts, such as exponents and logarithms.
  • Demonstrates ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as dosage calculations, formulation of pharmaceutical preparations and data analysis.
  • Demonstrates ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract variables.
  • Compounded Sterile Preparations:
    • Enforces the utility of adequate equipment to safely prepare compounded sterile preparations.
    • Ensures that pharmaceutical preparations are sterile, properly packaged, labeled and stored, and not outdated.
    • Certifies the skills of the compounding staff.
    • Maintains air quality check records.
    • Ensures compliance with USP <795>, <797> and <800>. Must be knowledgeable in specialized functions including aseptic techniques and quality assurance.
  • Professional Requirements:
    • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
    • Completes annual education requirements.
    • Maintains regulatory requirements.
    • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
    • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.
    • Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.
    • Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.
    • Attends annual review and department in-services, as scheduled.
    • Attends at least 4 staff meetings annually, reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.
    • Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
    • Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
    • Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
    • Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department

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Summary:

A Pharmacy Technician, under the supervision of a pharmacist, shall perform pharmacy-related functions that do not require professional judgement, in furtherance of the mission to provide optimal, patient-centered pharmaceutical care to the patients of Kearney Regional Medical Center.  These functions shall be carried out in accordance with departmental and facility policies and procedures and state and federal regulations.  A pharmacy technician shall perform their duties in an honest and ethical manner that exhibits and promotes integrity consistent with the Mission, Vision, Values and Goals of Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Shifts: As needed, varied.

Responsibilities:

  • Safely and competently perform the duties identified in the Operational and Medication Reconciliation functions of this job description with the understanding that the list of duties is not all-inclusive, but rather a broad overview of the functions and expectations of the Pharmacy Technician position.
  • Maintain knowledge of medications, biologics, vaccines, and solutions inclusive of indications, common doses and common dose forms (e.g. tabs, caps, ointments, creams, suspensions, etc).
  • Knowledgeable of and adheres to state and federal regulations specific to role as pharmacy technician as well as state and federal regulations specific to the operations of the pharmacy.

Perform Operational Functions as described below:

  • Ensure all preparation, delivery, waste and procedures are verified by a pharmacist.
  • Knowledgeable of all operational processes and work in all operational areas of pharmacy.
  • Transport medications, biologics, vaccines, solutions, drug-delivery devices, and other pharmacy equipment from the pharmacy to clinical departments.
  • Effectively utilize automated dispensing machine technology to facilitate patient care through refilling, rotating stock, load and unloading, expiring and troubleshooting.
  • Prepare medications, biologics and supplies for dispensing according to departmental policies and procedures to minimize the risk of medication errors or patient harm.
  • Prepacking bulk medications.
  • Compounding non-sterile preparations such as ointments, creams, oral solutions, suppositories, etc.
  • Compounding sterile preparations such as total parenteral nutrition, large-volume admixtures, critical-care infusions, chemotherapy, antibiotics, etc.
  • Seek out education and maintain knowledge of United States Pharmacopeia 797 standards for compounding sterile preparations.
  • Assist with control, storage, record keeping, accurate counts, identification of at-risk activities and auditing of controlled substances within the pharmacy department and in clinical departments.
  • Maintain all kits, trays, boxes in ready to use forms to facilitate timely patient care.
  • Appropriately dispose of pharmaceuticals that are expired, partially used, adulterated, etc.
  • Assure expired, outdated, adulterated or misbranded medications are not available for patient use.
  • Post charges into the computer system.
  • Prepare inventories, order supplies from the storeroom, order pharmaceuticals, receive pharmaceuticals and solutions from vendors and stock shelves throughout the pharmacy.
  • Receive and assist with triaging telephone calls and requests from KRMC staff presenting to the pharmacy to obtain pharmaceuticals, to provide environmental services or maintenance services to the department, etc.
  • Complete and document in a timely manner all required operational documentation of functions completed that are necessary for regulatory reporting of the pharmacy department (e.g. recording refrigerator and freezer temperatures, documentation of cleaning compounding hood(s), etc.)
  • Perform monthly nursing department inspections, and collect quality-assurance data as appropriate.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly pharmacy to facilitate employee and patient safety.
  • Submit incident reports in electronic health record for errors, employee safety issues or patient or visitor safety issues or aberration from approved policies and procedures.
  • Bring forth ideas and solutions for process improvement or safety concerns.
  • Assist in training new employees under pharmacist supervision.
  • Accept and carry out projects as assigned by the lead pharmacy technician, supervising pharmacist, pharmacy manager or Director of Pharmacy.

Perform Medication Reconciliation Functions as described below:

  • Discuss home medications with patients, family/caregivers, providers, clinics and pharmacies to obtain as accurate of medication profile as possible. The list should be inclusive of prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamins and other supplements, herbals, cultural or home remedies as well as dosages and frequencies of use, time of day, week, month or year the medication is taken and what pharmacy(s) the patient uses to fill prescriptions.
  • Gather information from the patient and/or family/caregivers regarding allergies and reactions for prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • Effectively utilize medication databases such as the electronic health record, Nebraska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and Dr. First to gather home medication information.
  • Communicate regularly with direct care providers, pharmacists and other pertinent persons information (including potential discrepancies in medication lists) regarding medication profiles.
  • Update medication profiles as needed for continuity of care.
  • Cooperate with nursing staff to identify and enact best practices for workflow in the admissions, transfers and discharges process for incorporation of medication reconciliation.

Education and Certification:

  • Required:  High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required
  • Maintain registration as a pharmacy technician with the State of Nebraska.
  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) required within 6 months of hire.
  • Associates degree in healthcare field or business field preferred.
  • Completion of an accredited pharmacy technician training program preferred at time of hire.  If no certification upon hire, certification shall be obtained from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board within one year of start date and maintained for duration of employment as a pharmacy technician.

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Summary:

A Pharmacy Technician, under the supervision of a pharmacist, shall perform pharmacy-related functions that do not require professional judgement, in furtherance of the mission to provide optimal, patient-centered pharmaceutical care to the patients of Kearney Regional Medical Center.  These functions shall be carried out in accordance with departmental and facility policies and procedures and state and federal regulations.  A pharmacy technician shall perform their duties in an honest and ethical manner that exhibits and promotes integrity consistent with the Mission, Vision, Values and Goals of Kearney Regional Medical Center.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Safely and competently perform the duties identified in the Operational and Medication Reconciliation functions of this job description with the understanding that the list of duties is not all-inclusive, but rather a broad overview of the functions and expectations of the Pharmacy Technician position.
  • Maintain knowledge of medications, biologics, vaccines, and solutions inclusive of indications, common doses and common dose forms (e.g. tabs, caps, ointments, creams, suspensions, etc).
  • Knowledgeable of and adheres to state and federal regulations specific to role as pharmacy technician as well as state and federal regulations specific to the operations of the pharmacy.

Perform Operational Functions as described below:

  • Ensure all preparation, delivery, waste and procedures are verified by a pharmacist.
  • Knowledgeable of all operational processes and work in all operational areas of pharmacy.
  • Transport medications, biologics, vaccines, solutions, drug-delivery devices, and other pharmacy equipment from the pharmacy to clinical departments.
  • Effectively utilize automated dispensing machine technology to facilitate patient care through refilling, rotating stock, load and unloading, expiring and troubleshooting.
  • Prepare medications, biologics and supplies for dispensing according to departmental policies and procedures to minimize the risk of medication errors or patient harm.
  • Prepacking bulk medications.
  • Compounding non-sterile preparations such as ointments, creams, oral solutions, suppositories, etc.
  • Compounding sterile preparations such as total parenteral nutrition, large-volume admixtures, critical-care infusions, chemotherapy, antibiotics, etc.
  • Seek out education and maintain knowledge of United States Pharmacopeia 797 standards for compounding sterile preparations.
  • Assist with control, storage, record keeping, accurate counts, identification of at-risk activities and auditing of controlled substances within the pharmacy department and in clinical departments.
  • Maintain all kits, trays, boxes in ready to use forms to facilitate timely patient care.
  • Appropriately dispose of pharmaceuticals that are expired, partially used, adulterated, etc.
  • Assure expired, outdated, adulterated or misbranded medications are not available for patient use.
  • Post charges into the computer system.
  • Prepare inventories, order supplies from the storeroom, order pharmaceuticals, receive pharmaceuticals and solutions from vendors and stock shelves throughout the pharmacy.
  • Receive and assist with triaging telephone calls and requests from KRMC staff presenting to the pharmacy to obtain pharmaceuticals, to provide environmental services or maintenance services to the department, etc.
  • Complete and document in a timely manner all required operational documentation of functions completed that are necessary for regulatory reporting of the pharmacy department (e.g. recording refrigerator and freezer temperatures, documentation of cleaning compounding hood(s), etc.)
  • Perform monthly nursing department inspections, and collect quality-assurance data as appropriate.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly pharmacy to facilitate employee and patient safety.
  • Submit incident reports in electronic health record for errors, employee safety issues or patient or visitor safety issues or aberration from approved policies and procedures.
  • Bring forth ideas and solutions for process improvement or safety concerns.
  • Assist in training new employees under pharmacist supervision.
  • Accept and carry out projects as assigned by the lead pharmacy technician, supervising pharmacist, pharmacy manager or Director of Pharmacy.

Perform Medication Reconciliation Functions as described below:

  • Discuss home medications with patients, family/caregivers, providers, clinics and pharmacies to obtain as accurate of medication profile as possible. The list should be inclusive of prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, vitamins and other supplements, herbals, cultural or home remedies as well as dosages and frequencies of use, time of day, week, month or year the medication is taken and what pharmacy(s) the patient uses to fill prescriptions.
  • Gather information from the patient and/or family/caregivers regarding allergies and reactions for prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • Effectively utilize medication databases such as the electronic health record, Nebraska Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) and Dr. First to gather home medication information.
  • Communicate regularly with direct care providers, pharmacists and other pertinent persons information (including potential discrepancies in medication lists) regarding medication profiles.
  • Update medication profiles as needed for continuity of care.
  • Cooperate with nursing staff to identify and enact best practices for workflow in the admissions, transfers and discharges process for incorporation of medication reconciliation.

Education and Certification:

  • Required:  High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required
  • Maintain registration as a pharmacy technician with the State of Nebraska.
  • Basic Life Saving (BLS) required within 6 months of hire.
  • Associates degree in healthcare field or business field preferred.
  • Completion of an accredited pharmacy technician training program preferred at time of hire.  If no certification upon hire, certification shall be obtained from the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board within one year of start date and maintained for duration of employment as a pharmacy technician.

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Summary:

Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

PRN: As needed

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to obtain blood specimens by performing venipuncture and finger sticks.
  • Responsible for verifying test requisitions by comparing information with physician orders.
  • Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Performs quality control procedures and instrument checks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of correct anticoagulant to use for patient specimen collection.
  • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician and lab if unable to obtain specimen in timely manner.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies.
  • Interacts professionally with the Director of Clinical Laboratory, Pathologist and clinical laboratory personnel.
  • Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Follows standard precautions at all times.
  • Maintains specimen quality by following department set standards and practices.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, HFAP, state and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.

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Summary:

Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

Part-Time Days

Three Eight-Hour shifts per week

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to obtain blood specimens by performing venipuncture and finger sticks.
  • Responsible for verifying test requisitions by comparing information with physician orders.
  • Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Performs quality control procedures and instrument checks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of correct anticoagulant to use for patient specimen collection.
  • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician and lab if unable to obtain specimen in timely manner.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies.
  • Interacts professionally with the Director of Clinical Laboratory, Pathologist and clinical laboratory personnel.
  • Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Follows standard precautions at all times.
  • Maintains specimen quality by following department set standards and practices.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, HFAP, state and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.

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Summary:

Responsible for assigning and coordinating pre-admission calls to patients.  Consults with coworkers, physicians, anesthesia department, Outpatient Services Manager, and Director of Nursing and Surgical Services on nursing issues and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met.  Collaborates with the Outpatient Services Manager on performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.   Communicates with outside providers and clinics to obtain health information and coordinate pre-admission consults. Performs a complete pre-assessment of patient by obtaining a clinical history from patient/family.  Assures the appropriate pre-admission status was designated.  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.  Communication on behalf of the patient reflects the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.

Full Time

M-F

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities:

  • Provides pre-operative teaching to the patient/family regarding medications, day of surgery, prep, etc.
  • Communicates concerns with patient health history to anesthesia department.
  • 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).
  • Supervises and Coordinates consults with physicians preoperatively.
  • 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 pain.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Manages schedule of nurses in designated area.
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of cardiac monitoring and can identify dysrhythmias.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Outpatient Services 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 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.
  • Maintains good working relationships with physicians, clinics, and other professionals outside of KRMC.
  • Maintains an environment that provides the patient and family with feelings of safety and security.

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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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.

PRN

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.

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.

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Job Summary:

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

Part-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

Responsible for implementation and support of Information Management related services of the facility. Follows the facility’s policies and procedures, local, state, and federal regulations.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Install and configure computer software and hardware.
  • Manage physical servers, data storage and virtual infrastructure.
  • Coordinate updates, outages, maintenance windows, and other potential service impacting activities could disrupt the availability of safety critical systems.
  • Work with infrastructure teams, application teams, and service providers to ensure solid designs and solutions to maintain secure and highly available systems.
  • Troubleshoot issues and outages.
  • Install, configure and manage Microsoft Server operating system.
  • Document design work to a level that others the organization is protected in the event that the employee is no longer able to perform his/her duties.
  • Keeps current with principles and practices, technology, regulations and standards that apply to healthcare information technology communications.
  • Deploy appropriate backup, recovery, and disaster recovery solutions to protect the organization from corruption, theft, or destruction of PHI or other critical IT systems.
  • Recommend and Implement any Server software maintenance, patching, and performance tuning to ensure optimal performance and availability.
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to establish appropriate department priorities.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and function under stressful situations.
  • Recommend new technologies that will improve security, efficiency and cost savings.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in enterprise computer environments.

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Job Summary:

The Stroke and Trauma Program Abstractor is responsible for the development, acquisition, and maintaince of the hospital’s Primary Stroke Certification and trauma designation.  The Stroke and Trauma Program Abstractor is accountable for developing processes to accomplish the collection and submission of registry data related to both programs and for analyzing the information to identify areas of improvement needed, for developing and facilitating performance improvement action plans, and monitoring progress in those identified areas.  This position is also responsible for communicating data results and information with key stakeholders.

 

Continuously consults with the Emergency Department Manager, and QRM.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains current knowledge of and is a content matter expert in all standards and regulations associated with Primary Stroke Certification and Trauma Designation in addition to required training to abstract and enter date to Trauma and Stroke registries.
  • Develops processes to accomplish the collection and submission of registry data for the stroke and trauma programs.
  • Shares fall-outs of abstracted data and shares with QRM and Emergency Department Manager to identify areas of improvement needed and develops and facilitates the implementation of performance improvement action plans.
  • Monitors progress with stroke and trauma related performance improvement items.
  • Collaborates effectively with the Emergency Department Manager and QRM.
  • Proactively communicates data results and information with key stakeholders.
  • Treats patients, staff, and families with respect and dignity, and routinely evaluates the effectiveness of educational programs offered.
  • Professionally and collaboratively develops dynamic education for staff, providers, patients, and families, and implements in a way that accommodates the need of the individual’s learning style.
  • Ensures that education provided follows hospital policy and satisfies compliance requirements according to state and federal regulation.
  • Communicates clearly and professionally with the mission, vision, and strategic goals of KRMC in mind.
  • Responsible for maintaining expert level knowledge of patient care practices in applicable departments, and for providing direct patient care when needed.
  • Builds and fosters relationships with staff, providers, and other leaders in all departments of the organization.
  • Develops and reviews policies and procedures as assigned.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, and function in stressful situations.
  • Participates in staff and medical staff departmental meetings.
  • Acts as a collaborative team member, consulting with other department leaders and medical staff leaders as appropriate when making decisions.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current license in the state of Nebraska as a registered nurse.
  • Experience with data collection, input, and analysis preferred.

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Job Summary:

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

PRN, call included

0-20 hours

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Platte Valley Medical Clinic

Job Summary:

Responsible for assisting physicians with device follow-up of pacemakers and defibrillators as frequently as outlined in these policies including a typed report of the information collected from the device. Will be accountable for arrhythmia monitoring and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring by downloading information and forwarding it to providers for evaluation.
Responsibilities:

  • Apply Event Monitors/Holter Monitors.• Download, scan and result Holter’s.• Result Event Monitors.• EMR office filing for device alerts, reports, and physiological monitoring.• Maintain equipment including Holter’s and Device Programmers.• Maintain PaceArt database with patient remote in-home monitoring and in office device checks.• Triage patient phone calls, regarding Holter and device questions.• Identify rhythm disturbances and device malfunction and report to appropriate physician.• Assist during office visits with pacemaker, ICD, loop recorder testing and adjustments as directed by providers.• Thorough knowledge of cardiac arrhythmias.• Competent interrogation, programming and troubleshooting of 4 major device brands, Boston Scientific, Abbott (SJM), Medtronic, and Biotronik• Perform patient education within the scope of the Device Clinic (remote monitoring, post-operative wound care, device function and Holter/event monitoring).• Accurately generate and process device reports, Holter reports and event monitor reports to EMR.• Make sure billing is correct through PVMC and KRMC for all tests ordered through the device clinic.• Works closely with billing and informatics to ensure functionally of EMR and accuracy of charges.• Ensure all device reports have been sent to appropriate physician to read as well as the ordering physicians receives a copy of report ordered.

Requirements: 

  • Minimum education requirement: High School Graduate.
  • Preferred experience: 2 years working in a medical practice.
  • BLS Certified and consistently maintained while working in patient care.
  • Certified Cardiac Device Specialist preferred.

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am -5:00pm

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Nebraska license.
  • 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.

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Summary:

Responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of care in this designated specialty area in support of Platte Valley Medical Group. Works collaboratively with Platte Valley Medical Group Physicians, and other health care providers to provide quality care and services across the continuum.  Provides patient-centered and professional education to patients/families and healthcare professionals.

PRN

Saturday morning hours

or

Weekday Hours

Requirements:

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Nebraska license.
  • Requires knowledge of nursing theory and skills. Must be CPR certified.
  • Requires good interpersonal and communication skills to maintain effective contact with physicians, patients, families and clinic staff.
  • Must be willing to obtain Oncology certification

Responsibilities:

  • Provides professional nursing care including patient assessments through observation, interviews and vital signs. Administers medicals topically, orally, by injection or intravenously as ordered by physician. Administers treatments as prescribed by the physician.
  • Sets up and assists physicians with examination, therapies and procedures as needed. Prepares for procedures per protocol.
  • Responds to patient concerns or questions. Answers/returns telephone calls. Intervenes to solve patient care problems.
  • Provides education to patients and families verbally and/or with printed materials.
  • May assist with minor surgical procedures.
  • Supervises other nursing staff when necessary, may assist with orientation or new personnel.
  • Maintains a clean, safe patient environment. Monitors equipment to be sure in proper working order.
  • Arranges diagnostic procedures.
  • Assists with filling and refilling medications per physician orders.
  • Maintains appropriate records, assists with coding and patient charges.
  • Cooperates with all personnel to achieve clinic objectives and 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 seminars or workshops.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and competency in basic and advanced chemotherapy administration.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in basic and advanced intravenous technique.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of symptom management principles for persons undergoing chemotherapy or other medically necessary IV Infusions.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

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Summary:

Responsible for planning, organizing, assessing and managing day to day clinic operations. Responsible for patient care matters and interpretation of department policies and procedures to ensure clinic and patients’ needs are met. Responsible for the selection, supervision, development, and allocation of all nursing and ancillary medical staff. Ensures that high quality patient care is delivered in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and accreditation standards. Assists with the achievement of department and organizational goals strategies.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current license by the state of Nebraska as a registered nurse.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required; Master’s Degree in Nursing or Healthcare Management preferred preferred.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of total acute care nursing experience is required, two (2) of those years to include experience in nursing management/leadership.
  • Current BLS certification required. ACLS and PALS certificati0n preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the efficient delivery of patient care within the department through effective assessment, design, implementation, management, and ongoing evaluation of safe, cost effective, high quality clinical practices.
  • Responsible for human resource functions for nursing and ancillary medical staff including hiring, coaching, performance evaluation and progressive disciplinary actions; maintains appropriate documentation and ensures compliance with all Kearney Regional Medical Center policies and procedures.
  • Manages department operations to achieve quality improvement and patient satisfaction goals/objectives.
  • Ensures nursing and ancillary medical staff levels and coverage are adequate to meet patient care needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Works closely with other clinic and hospital leadership and departments to ensure support services are timely, appropriate, and adequate to ensure the optimal patient care environment is achieved and maintained.
  • Responsible for developing and implementing nursing and ancillary medical staff training and developmental opportunities to meet continuing education and regulatory requirements and help develop the skills of nursing and ancillary medical staff.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the ordering and ongoing inventory management of supplies and equipment for the department.
  • Responsible for the oversight of department space allocation and utilization.
  • Ensures that all nursing and ancillary medical staff remain within their individual scope of practice.
  • Ensures all clinic policies are clear, concise, current and in alignment with organizational policies to assist staff and minimize risk.
  • Responsible for service recovery activities that include initial contact, investigation, assessment, remediation, and ongoing evaluation.
  • Attends required meetings and maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, or professional affiliations.
  • Serves in a direct patient care capacity as needed.

Leadership Competencies:

  • Achievement Orientation: Desire to accomplish career aspirations and goals.
  • Conscientiousness: Willingness to work hard and complete tasks and projects.
  • Emotional Evenness: Calm, even-tempered and able to effectively deal with stress.
  • Openness to Change: Adapts to changing priorities, demands, and work processes.
  • Self Confidence: Positive self-image and self-reliant.
  • Innovative Thinking: Creative and willing to experiment with new ideas and approaches.
  • Multi-Tasking: Ability to work on multiple tasks or projects simultaneously.
  • Self-Development: Willingness to update and improve job related skills and knowledge.
  • Customer Orientation: Enjoys personal contact with customers.
  • Critical Thinking: Ability to analyze and understand written and numerical information and use that information to make meaningful inferences.
  • Emotional Intelligence: Demonstrates the four pillars, including:
    • Self-Awareness: Provides an accurate assessment and understanding of self, such as knowing one’s own strengths, weaknesses and the effects vs. casting blame on other’s for personal shortcomings.
    • Self-Management: Has emotional self-control of feelings and expression in the appropriate setting drive to improve self personally and professionally, confident; interacts with integrity and optimism; and demonstrates resilience.
    • Social Awareness: empathy through understanding and connecting with others; services oriented and organizational awareness through the ability to explain self well, and sense how others perceive you.
    • Relationship Management: Serves as a good role model and mentor persuasive and leads by influence; looks to developing others; and promotes the greater good of the organization through teamwork and collaboration.

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Summary:

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Requirements:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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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

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.

Responsibilities:

 

  • 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.

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Kearney Regional Medical Center’s Benefits are designed to allow flexibility.

  • Our benefit program includes a variety of options to create a benefits plan to meet your individualized needs.  
  • We offer both full-time (30+ hours/week) and part-time (20-29 hours/week) benefits for employees.

Health Insurance, provided through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska:

  • PPO or High Deductible Health Plan

Dental Insurance, provided through Delta Dental

Vision Insurance, provided through VSP

Employer-Provided Benefits: 

  • Group Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program

Additional Voluntary Plans:

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent Care and Medical)
  • Health Savings Account
  • Voluntary Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness and Accident Plans

401K Retirement Plan, provided through TransAmerica:

  • Eligible 1st of the month following 6 months of hire
  • Matching contributions and Safe Harbor contribution

Time Off:

  • PTO accrual begins immediately upon hire and increases based on years of service

Education Incentives:

  • Loan forgiveness and education reimbursements
  • Certification classes (ACLS, BLS, PALS, and NRP) available
  • Sign-on bonus program for nurses and other clinical personnel

Other Incentives:

  • Holiday Pay: time-and-a-half on all major holidays
  • On-site cafeteria and gift shop (+ employee discount)
  • Employee social events and recognition
  • Cell phone/data plan stipends and discounts – dependent upon carriers
  • And more!

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

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