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We are seeking employees for a variety of positions to help us fulfill our mission to improve the health of our community. Please contact our human resources department directly for inquiries regarding careers at KRMC.

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



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Kearney Regional Medical Center (Hospital Positions)

Building Services - PT

Responsibilities:

Perform normal maintenance and building repairs on the weekend shift when the patient loads and staff are reduced for access to locations throughout the campus.

General repair and maintenance of the building and of devices.

Drywall repair and painting.

Help move furniture.

Replacement of carpet and/or floor tiles.

Proficient with caulking counter tops and cabinets is preferred.

Perform life safety inspections.

Complies with all safety procedures, maintaining good housekeeping and safety of work areas.  Recognize danger and safety hazards and propose methods to eliminate them.

Basic snow removal (shoveling, salting as needed throughout the day).

Requirements: 

High School diploma or equivalent.

Candidate must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license.

Mechanical background for building maintenance is preferred.

Knowledge in drywall repair and painting is a must.

Knowledge in basic computer applications and operations.

Proficient use of a smart phone.

Must have the ability to communicate well in both oral and written reports.

Must be able to work on ladders and in the elements.

Must be able to work on knees.

Must be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.

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Building Services - Summer

Responsibilities:

Perform normal maintenance and building repairs on the weekend shift when the patient loads and staff are reduced for access to locations throughout the campus.

General repair and maintenance of the building and of devices.

Drywall repair and painting.

Help move furniture.

Replacement of carpet and/or floor tiles.

Proficient with caulking counter tops and cabinets is preferred.

Perform life safety inspections.

Complies with all safety procedures, maintaining good housekeeping and safety of work areas.  Recognize danger and safety hazards and propose methods to eliminate them.

Basic snow removal (shoveling, salting as needed throughout the day).

Requirements: 

High School diploma or equivalent.

Candidate must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license.

Mechanical background for building maintenance is preferred.

Knowledge in drywall repair and painting is a must.

Knowledge in basic computer applications and operations.

Proficient use of a smart phone.

Must have the ability to communicate well in both oral and written reports.

Must be able to work on ladders and in the elements.

Must be able to work on knees.

Must be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.

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Cardiothoracic OR RN

Job Summary:  Provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations. Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment. Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition. Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement activities. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure. This position will focus mainly on open heart patients.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates ability to assess cardiorespiratory systems for changes in pediatric to geriatric patients and is able to treat appropriately.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Directs and assists in maintenance and handling of special equipment and instruments.
  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.
  • Adjusts expectations of patient behavior and acts according to the effect medication has on patient.
  • Positions patients safely; pads and protects bony prominences.
  • Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures.
  • Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of OR suites before and between cases and after terminal case, based on patient’s infection class.
  • Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, as per hospital policies and procedures.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care; provides patient and family with teaching/education, as necessary.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of arterial lines, Swan-Ganz, spinal and epidural catheters and how to document appropriately.
  • Is able to open sterile supplies and set up for procedure.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of location, care and operation of all surgical equipment.
  • Accurately records, handles and labels specimens; demonstrates care of specimens.
  • Ensures Pre-op Checklist is complete (H&P present, informed consent signed, test results present, surgical site identified, etc.) before patient is taken into surgical suite.
  • Is consistently ready and prepared for assigned cases and has patient in the surgical suite 15 minutes before the scheduled time.
  • Appropriately responds to the patient in an emergency or physically distressful situation.
  • Assessment and reassessment of the patient is clearly and concisely communicated in charting. Documentation meets current standards, policies and procedures and is completed within shift.
  • Effectively communicates with the physician in accounting for all sponges, needles and instruments during and after the procedure and documents in the appropriate area.
  • Communicates Clinical Laboratory/Imaging Services reports to the surgeon during the procedure.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Gives thorough report of patient’s intraoperative condition to PACU nurse.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships with co-workers for the patient’s benefit.
  • Counts narcotics at beginning and end of all shifts with another RN, per hospital policy.
  • Demonstrates thorough knowledge of instrument processing, sterilization and biological monitoring. Actively participates in instrument processing, as schedule allows.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of dysrhythmias, followed by appropriate treatment.
  • Is able to perform all duties of circulating and scrub nurses.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Two (2) or more years of surgery experience.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.
  • Willing to train the right individual for this position.

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Cath Lab RN

Job Summary: Provides direct patient care to neonate through geriatric patient populations in the cardiac catheterization lab and interventional radiology suite.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition.  Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Assesses procedural room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met.  Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure.  Reports to the OR Manager and collaborates with the Imaging Manager and Imaging staff as well as other members of the Surgical Services team.

Responsibilities:

Approaches patient in a kind, gentle and friendly manner.

Responds to patient’s inappropriate behavior in a therapeutic manner.

Takes appropriate actions and documents in response to manifested anxiety or distress.  Requests Social Service/Pastoral Care, as appropriate.

Gives patient explanations and verbal reassurances consistently.

Adapts nursing procedures to meet the needs for treatment of individual neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate actions in a timely manner.

Demonstrates ability to assess cardiorespiratory systems for changes in pediatric to geriatric patients and is able to treat appropriately.

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.

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.

Directs and assists in maintenance and handling of special equipment and instruments.

Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.

Adjusts expectations of patient behavior and acts according to the effect medication has on patient.

Positions patients safely; pads and protects bony prominences.

Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures.

Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures.

Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.

Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of OR suites before and between cases and after terminal case, based on patient’s infection class.

Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, as per hospital policies and procedures.

Coordinates and supervises patient care; provides patient and family with teaching/education, as necessary.

Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects.

Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy.

Demonstrates knowledge of arterial lines, Swan-Ganz, spinal and epidural catheters and how to document appropriately.

Is able to open sterile supplies and set up for procedure.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of location, care and operation of all surgical equipment.

Accurately records, handles and labels specimens; demonstrates care of specimens.

Ensures Pre-op Checklist is complete (H&P present, informed consent signed, test results present, surgical site identified, etc.) before patient is taken into surgical suite.

Is consistently ready and prepared for assigned cases and has patient in the surgical suite 15 minutes before the scheduled time.

Appropriately responds to the patient in an emergency or physically distressful situation.

Assessment and reassessment of the patient is clearly and concisely communicated in charting.  Documentation meets current standards, policies and procedures and is completed within shift.

Effectively communicates with the physician in accounting for all sponges, needles and instruments during and after the procedure and documents in the appropriate area.

Communicates Clinical Laboratory/Imaging Services reports to the surgeon during the procedure.

Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.

Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.

Gives thorough report of patient’s intraoperative condition to PACU nurse.

Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships with co workers for the patient’s benefit.

Counts narcotics at beginning and end of all shifts with another RN, per hospital policy.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of instrument processing, sterilization and biological monitoring.  Actively participates in instrument processing, as schedule allows.

Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of dysrhythmias, followed by appropriate treatment.

Is able to perform all duties of circulating and scrub nurses.

Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self motivated; manages activity and time; does not waste time.

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Cath lab Tech

Job Summary: Responsible for patient care in the Cath Lab and Interventional Radiology departments. Consults with staff, physicians and the Imaging Manager as well as the Operating Room Manager on interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met. Maintains performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Directs and evaluates nursing care given to pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients within the Cardiac Cath Lab and interventional imaging according to nursing principles.
  • Ability to effectively 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.
  • Verifies availability of all supplies and equipment required for correct operation of department.
  • Completes purchase orders if necessary.
  • Assists with care of Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Imaging procedure rooms and equipment to ensure cleanliness, sterility and operational ability.
  • Practices safety measures to prevent accidents, harm or injury in any way to patient, staff or equipment.
  • Follows all infection control policies.
  • Verifies that proper temperature and lighting are maintained to provide a comfortable work environment.
  • Assures presence of RNs for all procedures.
  • Meets with vendors, examines new products.
  • Ensures all radiology equipment is maintained and inspected annually.
  • Evaluates need for new or different stock items in regard to new trends, needs of the department.
  • Observes the use and handling of supplies to decrease mishandling and breakage.
  • Develops, revises and implements Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Imaging policies and procedures.
  • Participates in planning Cardiac Cath Lab and Interventional Imaging department budget.
  • Provides monthly in-services.
  • Provides orientation for new staff members.
  • Schedules and assigns staff to increase efficiency and coordination of department staff according to standards.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and accrediting organization regulations.
  • Attends staff meetings. Reads and initials staff meeting minutes.
  • Attends department in-services and meetings as scheduled.

Qualifications:

  • Current Registered Cardiovascular Interventional Specialist.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in Interventional Cardiology and Radiology procedures preferred.

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Charge Nurse (Nights) - Medical/Surgical

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

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the assigning patient care during shift.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed.

Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, Inpatient Manager, and Director of Nursing and Surgical Services.

Monitors compliance and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.

Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family.  Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.

Demonstrates ability to assist physicians with procedures.

Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formulation of the plan of care.

Determines staffing requirements and patterns, based on scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources

Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.

Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

Collaborates on performance improvement activities for the department.

Documentation meets current standards and policies.

Provides education to staff on performance improvement.  Ability to plan and organize orientation and inservice training for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs.

Directs and delegates control of inventories to ensure proper amounts available.

Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit.  Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data.

Demonstrates an ability to be flexible and organized, and function under stressful situations

Completes other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Services and Inpatient Manager, within the Board of Registered Nurses scope of nursing practice.

Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.

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Credentialing Coordinator

Job Summary: Responsible for creating and maintaining physician credentialing and privileging files as well as the coordination of appointment and reappointment processes.  Assists the Director of Nursing, Surgical Services, and Medical Staff Affairs in coordination and preparation of medical staff functions, committee meetings, takes minutes, and processes and distributes appropriate correspondence.  Performs additional administrative duties as directed by the Director of Nursing, Surgical Services, and Medical Staff Affairs as assigned.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for attendance at medical staff committee meetings, preparing monthly calendars, agendas and information packets as appropriate.  Sends notices or calls members as appropriate.
  • Maintains confidential credential files on all members of the medical staff, including current staff status, current licensure and other certifications and current clinical privileges.
  • Coordinates the credentialing, appointment and reappointment processes, obtains necessary data for each applicant.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of accuracy and attention to details at all times.
  • Demonstrates ability to listen, communicate effectively and express ideas clearly following appropriate channels of communication.
  • Performs secretarial duties for the Director of Medical Staff Affairs, department and committee chairpersons and hospital administrators as assigned.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, director and administrative team.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of current medical staff standards as relating to HFAP, state medical association, HCFA (CMS) and state regulations in addition to changes in guidelines and methodology for medical staff.
  • Communicates with Director for informed decision making.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Maintains a good working relationship to both within the department and with other departments.
  • Demonstrates awareness of the responsibilities of the position and how it interfaces with the rest of the healthcare team.  Works closely with all department members as required, is flexible to meet the needs of the department and changes in the workplace.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.  Maintains performance improvement activities for department.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Practices good guest relations with patients, visitors, physicians and staff, assists as needed.
  • Coordinates functions with Performance Improvement Coordinator to facilitate medical staff processes.

Qualifications:

  • Current Medical Staff Coordinator Certification in the state of Nebraska, preffered.  Working toward this goal will suffice.
  • 1 or more years of previous experience in medical staff coordination and or credentialing preffered.
  • Will train the appropriate candiadate as necessary.

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Electrophysiology Technologist

Job Summary: The Electrophysiology Technologist (Registered) provides assistance to hospital and medical staff by assisting in the performance of Electrophysiology procedures. The Electrophysiology technologist (registered) provides assistance to hospital medical staff by operating and maintaining and preparing all cardiovascular equipment needed for electrophysiology studies. Including catheter ablations, left atrial/ventricular mapping, ICD implantation, cardiac catheterization, coronary angioplasty, intra-aortic balloon and Swan-Ganz insertion, temporary and permanent pacemaker insertions, physiologic pressure monitoring, these key functions, as well as assisting hospital medical staff in support of interventional cardiology (diagnostic angiograms, balloon angioplasty and stent placement), and Interventional Radiology procedures. The Electrophysiology Technologist is responsible for data quality, patient evaluation, and student evaluation.

Qualifications:
Associate’s degree, 2+ yrs Electrophysiology experience including catheter manipulation, 2+ yrs formal training for Cardiovascular Technologist or equivalent experience, current NE State Cardiovascular Invasive Specialist license. Preferred – NASPE or RCES certification through CCI, NSCVT or equivalent cardiovascular registration.

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Emergency Department Physician

Job Summary: An exciting opportunity for a physician BC/BE in Emergency Medicine or Primary Care with Emergency Medicine experience.  Kearney Regional Medical Center is opening a new emergency department this fall.  This dynamic physician led organization has both full time and part-time as well as independent contractor opportunities available.

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Environmental Services Tech (1:oopm - 9:30pm)

Job Summary: 

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

1:00pm – 9:30pm

Responsibilities: 

Completes work assignments in a timely manner.

Utilizes the appropriate chemicals and supplies according to procedure.

Uses and maintains equipment properly.

Assists visitors with directions whenever requested.

Always introduces self to patients, families and visitors.

Reports safety hazards as appropriate.

Transports trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.

Replenishes supplies.

Follows all infection prevention and control practices, including Standard Precautions, Transmission-Based Precautions and hand hygiene.

Maintains set quality standards when performing job duties.

Works day, evening or night shift as assigned.

Ability to do work on his/her own with normal supervision.

Observes safety precautions at all times.

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Environmental Services Tech (2:00pm - 10:30pm)

Job Summary: 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

2:00pm –  10:30pm

Responsibilities:

Completes work assignments in a timely manner.

Utilizes the appropriate chemicals and supplies according to procedure.

Uses and maintains equipment properly.

Assists visitors with directions whenever requested.

Always introduces self to patients, families and visitors.

Reports safety hazards as appropriate.

Transports trash and hazardous waste to appropriate disposal area.

Replenishes supplies.

Follows all infection prevention and control practices, including Standard Precautions, Transmission-Based Precautions and hand hygiene.

Maintains set quality standards when performing job duties.

Works day, evening or night shift as assigned.

Ability to do work on his/her own with normal supervision.

Observes safety precautions at all times.

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Financial Analyst

Job Summary: Responsible for the cost and opportunity analysis for Supply Chain and Finance.  Maintains daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting.  Assists Supply Chain Manager and Controller as necessary with case cost analytics, KPI analysis and other analysis projects.  Attends all Supply Chain and other assigned department meetings.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and checks for accuracy, specification and need on reporting.
  • Consistently performs reporting and analysis tasks on-time and in a professional presentation.
  • Verifies source data for accuracy in order to generate useful reporting tools.
  • Interfaces directly with Leadership and Staff for cost, price, and KPIs reporting.
  • Reports all major findings to the Supply Chain Manager and project requestor.
  • Is able to identify areas for improvement and make recommendations on analytical findings.
  • Assists the Supply Chain Manager and Controller with market trend studies and cost analysis. Including cost, inventory turns, stock-out/over-stock and min/max analysis projects.  Exercises confidentiality with all assignments.
  • Assists with compiling all RFP costs and pricing analysis.  Summarizes all findings to support RFP processes and negotiations.
  • Assists Supply Chain Manager with maintenance of PAR level system throughout the hospital.
  • Interfaces directly with department managers in relation to analytic requests to establish specification and need.
  • Communicates with all departments in relation to reporting projects that are in progress.  Clearly communicating project progress and limitations.
  • Generates and reviews Metrics with Supply Chain Manager and Controller as assigned.
  • Generates reports with parameters to make provide inventory determinations for Supply Chain staff.
  • Assists Supply Chain team with Physical Inventory. Including monthly and year-end inventory counts.
  • Tracks costs associated with contracts and service agreements; including terms and conditions, cost information and dates of contract agreements.
  • Verifies rebate dollars earned with rebates received from vendors.
  • Analyzes and identifies existing overstock for proactive communication and resolution.
  • Demonstrates analytical skill-sets using Excel (Including Pivot Tables, Advanced Functions, VBA and Power-Pivot knowledge), Access, and some familiarity of SQL functionality to allow for accurate analysis.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, industrial engineering, finance, economics or a related field is preferred.
  • At least two (3-5) years of experience with operations, financial or procurement analysis function in the healthcare environment.

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Gift Shop Associate - PT

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

Part-Time Weekend Shift

Responsibilities:

Is helpful, courteous and presents self and product in professional manner at all times.

Remain knowledgeable on products offered and discuss available options with customers.

Assess customers’ needs and provide assistance and information on product features in a positive and helpful manner. Provides insight to customers on other items that could be included with the purchase.

Operates with integrity and keeps accurate records of inventory and cash drawer.

Interfaces directly with staff members of the user departments and the assigned department to determine the need for assistance with gift shop needs for the departments.

Delivers supplies and equipment to the user departments, patient care areas and hospital campus locations in an efficient and timely manner as assigned while maintaining the integrity of product(s).

Assists in the receiving process and completes placement of inventory within same business day.  Checks for quality of products, out-dates, accuracy of packing slips and receives products in the systems accurately.

Participates in all Physical Inventory counts and quality control efforts as assigned and completes in a timely manner.

Properly handles items and maintains integrity and presentation of products.

Is knowledgeable of current promotion(s) and pricing of product lines.

Maintains all Gift Shop in a manner that ensures cleanliness, accurate pricing, safe operation and quality presentation.

Notifies the Supply Chain Manager and assigned Purchasing Agent when supplies, returns or special orders are needed.

Requires minimal supervision in performance of job duties.

Understands how to prioritize responsibilities to ensure completion of duties.

Is a self-starter; initiates the meeting of responsibilities without prompting.

Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.

Handle returns/complaints with the highest level of customer service graciously and effectively.

Communicates clearly and appropriately to the Supply Chain Manager and co-workers.

Assists with Inventory, Purchasing and Quality Control Duties as requested

Accepts other duties as requested.

Bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting, industrial engineering, finance, economics or a related field is preferred.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent. Some college or professional knowledge a plus.
  • Proven working experience as sales associate.
  • Basic understanding of sales and customer service practices.

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House Supervisor - PT Nights

Job Summary:

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

Part-Time

Every third weekend

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.

Uses accurate, clear and concise oral and written communication.

Attends facility meetings, prepares reports and analyzes and provides recommendations in a timely and accurate manner.

Interacts with department directors/managers and physicians on a wide range of issues.

Works closely with department charge nurses to manage and prioritize placement of patients.

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.

Maintains an environment that provides the patient and family with feelings of safety and security.

Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians in a hospital wide setting.

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.

Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within the shift.

Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication with many departments for the benefit of the patient.

Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Practices good guest relations.

Maintains thorough documentation.

Makes decisions reflecting, knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/surgical conditions, care required and good judgment.

Uses accurate, clear and concise oral and written communication.

Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain stead 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 institutions.

Resolves patient/family dissatisfactions by investigating concerns; recommending changes in service policies and procedures.

Requirements:

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

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ICU RN Days - PRN

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.

Supervised by:  Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager

Responsibilities:

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • 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 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:

  • Education/Experience:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.
    • Two (2) or more years of recent critical care experience.
    • Successful completion of critical care course.
    • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.

 

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ICU RN Nights - PRN

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.

Supervised by:  Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager

Responsibilities:

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • 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 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:

  • Education/Experience:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.
    • Two (2) or more years of recent critical care experience.
    • Successful completion of critical care course.
    • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.

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ICU RN Days - PT

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

24 hours per week

Supervised by:  Charge Nurse/Nurse Manager

Responsibilities:

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • 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 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:

  • Education/Experience:
    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
    • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.
    • Two (2) or more years of recent critical care experience.
    • Successful completion of critical care course.
    • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.

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ICU RN Nights - FT

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.

36hrs/week

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 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.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Two (2) or more years of recent critical care experience.
  • Successful completion of critical care course.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.

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ICU RN Nights - PT

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

24 hours per week

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 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.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Two (2) or more years of recent critical care experience.
  • Successful completion of critical care course.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.

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Limited Medical Radiographer - PRN

Job Summary: 

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

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
  • Determines most suitable anatomical posture, positions and shields patients accordingly.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving.  This includes checking with nurses’ stations.
  • Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family.
  • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer’s instruction.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.

Qualifications:

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

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Maternity Charge RN (Nights)

Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Responsible for the assigning patient care during shift.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed.

Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, Maternity Services Manager, and Director of Nursing and Surgical Services.

Monitors compliance and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.

Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan for effectiveness. This is completed daily and with patient condition changes.

Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.

Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.

Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.

Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.

Collaborates on performance improvement activities for the department.

Documentation meets current standards and policies.

Provides education to staff on performance improvement.  Ability to plan and organize orientation and in-service training for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs.

Directs and delegates control of inventories to ensure proper amounts available.

Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit.  Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data.

Demonstrates an ability to be flexible and organized, and function under stressful situations

Completes other duties as assigned by the Director of Nursing Services and Maternity Services Manager, within the Board of Registered Nurses scope of nursing practice.

Qualifications:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
Current ACLS, BCLS, & NRP certification.
Obtain Fetal Monitoring Certification within 2 years of hire.
At least two (2) years of charge nurse experience preferred.
Two (2) or more years of experience in maternity nursing.

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Med-Surg/PCU CNA

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.

 

Shifts: PRN

Qualifications:

– High school graduate or equivalent.

– Current CNA certification in the state of Nebraska

– Current BLS certification

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Med-Surg/PCU RN

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

Shifts: Three, twelve hour shifts from (6am-6pm)

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current state Registered Nurse Licensure, within state of practice.
  • Current BCLS certification.
  • Successful completion of arrhythmia course.

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MLT/MT

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

Responsibilities:

Ability to function in all areas of the clinical laboratory: blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology.

Responsible for performing high-complexity testing.

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 expected lab values for the neonate, pediatric, and adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.

Notifies patient care unit and/or physician of critical lab results.

Maintains accurate lab records on procedures performed for statistics and billing.

Requirements:

Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry, or Biology.

State Licensure as a Medical Technologist in the following specialties: blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology.

BLS Certification required.

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NICU RN (Nights)

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

Responsibilities:

Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on the neonate and reassessments as per policy.

Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates parents and family regarding pain management.

Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.

Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care.

Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the patient and their clinical condition.

Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

Formulates a teaching plan for parents and family based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning.

Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.

Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.

Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.

Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.

Demonstrates knowledge of ventilators and neonate monitoring and treats appropriately based on protocols and policies.

Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served.  Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s specific needs and provide care needed by the patient.

Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.

Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.

Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.

Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.

Documentation meets current standards and policies.

Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.

Requirements:

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.

Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.

Current BCLS & NRP certification required.

ACLS & PALS is preferred.

Two (2) or more years of recent critical care experience.

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Nutritional Services Tech - PRN

Job Summary: Under the direct supervision of the Dietary Supervisor or Director of Support Services, the Nutritional Services Worker performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties.

PRN

Responsibilities:

– Prepares food trays for general and therapeutic diets.

– Prepares and delivers items as requested by patient care units or patients.

– Maintains tray line 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.

– Observes infection prevention and control practices at all times.

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Nutritional Services Tech (3:00pm - 9:00pm)

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Dietary Supervisor or Director of Support Services, the Nutritional Services Worker performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties.

Part-Time

3:00 – 9:00 pm. Rotating weekends and holidays.

Job Duties:

– Prepares food trays for general and therapeutic diets.

– Prepares and delivers items as requested by patient care units or patients.

– Maintains tray line 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.

– Observes infection prevention and control practices at all times.

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OR RN

Job Summary:  Provides direct patient care to patients in Surgical Services.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously and as needed about patient condition.  Assists with the maintenance of surgical equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met.  Monitors, positions and assists patient during procedure.

Responsibilities: 

Directs and assists in maintenance and handling of special equipment and instruments.

Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.

Adjusts expectations of patient behavior and acts according to the effect medication has on patient.

Positions patients safely; pads and protects bony prominences.

Preps and drapes patients correctly for all procedures.

Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during all procedures.

Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.

Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of OR suites before and between cases and after terminal case, based on patient’s infection class.

Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, as per hospital policies and procedures.

Coordinates and supervises patient care; provides patient and family with teaching/education, as necessary.

Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects.

Demonstrates knowledge of arterial lines, Swan-Ganz, spinal and epidural catheters and how to document appropriately.

Is able to open sterile supplies and set up for procedure.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of location, care and operation of all surgical equipment.

Accurately records, handles and labels specimens; demonstrates care of specimens.

Ensures Pre-op Checklist is complete (H&P present, informed consent signed, test results present, surgical site identified, etc.) before patient is taken into surgical suite.

Is consistently ready and prepared for assigned cases and has patient in the surgical suite 15 minutes before the scheduled time.

Appropriately responds to the patient in an emergency or physically distressful situation.

Assessment and reassessment of the patient is clearly and concisely communicated in charting.  Documentation meets current standards, policies and procedures and is completed within shift.

Effectively communicates with the physician in accounting for all sponges, needles and instruments during and after the procedure and documents in the appropriate area.

Communicates Clinical Laboratory/Imaging Services reports to the surgeon during the procedure.

Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.

Counts narcotics at beginning and end of all shifts with another RN, per hospital policy.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge of instrument processing, sterilization and biological monitoring.  Actively participates in instrument processing, as schedule allows.

Requirements: 

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN program preferred.

Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.

Current ACLS and BLS certification.

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Outpatient Surgery Coder

Job Summary:

This full-time position is in the Wichita, Kansas patient accounts office.

Assigns ICD-9 and CPT codes for inpatient and/or outpatient episodes of care as well as performs medical record audits as required. This position is essential to the success of the facility.

 

– Encompasses all aspects of medical coding for hospital services including office, outpatient hospital and inpatient services.

– Understands ICD-9, CPT, HCPCS codes and the rules and regulations related to such codes and specific payers as required.

– Interprets insurance guidelines relative to medical coding, and reading a medical chart.

– Understand daily balancing techniques, abbreviations and medical terminology, basic components of medical and laboratory procedure.

– Identifies targeted services and reports to auditing manager or may perform audit to include E & M coding documentation, review charge patterns and diagnosis coding.

– Assures ABN compliance.

– Educates providers to improve accuracy of chart coding by advising them on proper code selection, required documentation and procedures, identifies performance issues and brings issues to the attention of the appropriate supervisor.

– Performs charge auditing and charge capture.

Requirements: 

– Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Medical Coder (CMC) required.

– High School diploma or GED required.

– Prefer one year coding experience.

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Outpatient Services RN - PRN

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

Responsibilities:

Coordinates and supervises patient care.

Gives care to the patient, reflecting flexibility in rules and regulations, as indicated by individual patient needs.

Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/surgical conditions, care required and good judgment.

Performance reflects knowledge in all areas of care specific to outpatient surgery (i.e., GI, autologous, conscious sedation).

Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

Organizes and manages nursing activities reflecting due consideration for patients’ needs and the needs of the facility and staff.

Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; a self starter; compatible and supportive; a team player.

Knowledge of medications and IV fluids and their correct administration, based on age of the patient and patient’s clinical condition.

Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.

Ability to perform a head-to-toe preoperative assessment on all patients and reassesses, as needed postoperatively.  This includes pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.

Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain.  Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.  Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.

Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.

Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, as indicated, and evaluates for effectiveness.

Formulates a teaching plan, based on identified patient learning needs, and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching, as appropriate, from preop to discharge.

Provides patient with explanation and verbal reassurance consistently.

Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.

Knowledge of cardiac monitoring and can identify dysrhythmias.

Communicates appropriately and clearly to Ambulatory Care Services Nurse Manager, co‑workers and physicians.

Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.

Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians in the OPS/GI unit.

Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Practices good guest relations.

Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication both within the department and with other departments for the benefit of the patient

Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within the shift.

Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family.

Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures.

Maintains an environment that provides the patient and family with feelings of safety and security.

Requirements: 

Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN or current enrollement in a BSN program preferred.

Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.

Two years nursing experience.

Current ACLS and BCLS certification.

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PACU RN

Job Summary:

Provides direct patient care to patients in the Outpatient Services department and phase I PACU area.  Addresses the psychosocial, physical and general aspects of care related to the surgical environment.  Assists with the maintenance of PACU equipment and inventory.  Participates in performance improvement activities.  Responsible for monitoring patient’s physiological status in the immediate postoperative environment.  Communicates with surgeon and anesthesiologist continuously, and as needed, about patient conditions; receives direction for patient management. Intercedes to maintain optimum homeostasis.

Full-Time

Estimated Hours Per Week: 40

Responsibilities:

  • Approaches patient in a kind, gentle and friendly manner.
  • Gives patient explanations and verbal reassurances consistently.
  • Responds to patient’s inappropriate behavior in a therapeutic manner.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of perioperative factors that alter immediate postoperative phase.
  • Utilizes nursing procedures as a media for communication and interaction with patient.
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
  • Completes treatments as ordered or within one (1) hour, if appropriate.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of airway management and procedures and the ability to use the equipment.
  • Demonstrates ability to assess cardio-respiratory systems for changes and provides appropriate treatment.
  • Observes behavioral and physiologic changes due to medications, takes appropriate actions and documents.
  • Adjusts and acts upon expectations of patient’s behavior, according to the effect medication has on patient.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide specific care to postoperative neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
  • Carries out medical/surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures.
  • Carries out established techniques for safe administration of medications and parenteral fluids, according to hospital policies and procedures.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Carries out safety measures to prevent patient from harming him/herself or others.
  • Coordinates patient care; gives explanations and teaching to patient/family, as necessary.
  • Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of anesthetic drugs, actions and side effects.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of arterial lines, Swan-Ganz, spinal and epidural catheters and how to document.
  • Demonstrates ability to make independent and intelligent nursing decisions in the care of the PACU patients.
  • Obtains, documents and assesses vital signs every five (5) minutes for the first hour.
  • Demonstrates 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.
  • Closely observes patient with minimal disturbance.
  • Responds appropriately to patient in an emergency or physically distressful situation.
  • Provides family with the opportunity for reciprocal communication with the nursing staff.
  • Clearly documents in charting ideas, facts and concepts about the patient.  Documentation is completed within shift; meets standards, policies and procedures.
  • Communicates effectively and thoroughly the patient’s condition upon transfer from PACU to the receiving patient care unit Registered Nurse.
  • 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.
  • Notifies physician of any abnormal lab/test results.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationships with co-workers for the patient’s benefit.
  • Maintains regulatory agency requirements, hospital and nursing policies, procedures and standards.  Counts narcotics at the beginning and end of all shifts with Circulating Nurse, per policies and procedures.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of disease and surgical conditions and the care required.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of dysrhythmias, followed by appropriate treatment.
  • Completes specially assigned duties consistently and as schedule allows.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated.  Organizes and manages activities reflecting due consideration for the needs of the department and staff.
  • Demonstrates understanding and necessity of chemical and biological monitoring.

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 BCLS certification.
  • Current ACLS certification.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in PACU.

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Patient Service Representative - ER (FT)

Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

6:00pm-6:30am

12 hour shifts and rotating holidays and weekends

Estimated hours per week: 36

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Patient Service Representative - ER (PT)

Job Summary:

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

Part-Time

6:00pm-6:30am

12 hour shifts and rotating holidays and weekends

Estimated hours per week: 12

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Pharmacy Tech - PRN

Job Summary: To assist the Pharmacists in performing pharmacy-related functions, in compliance with department policies and procedures, to provide optimal pharmaceutical care.

PRN

Estimated hours per week: 20-30

Responsibilities:

Rotate through all work areas of pharmacy

Transport medications, drug-delivery devices, and other pharmacy equipment from the pharmacy to nursing departments.

Pick up copies of physician orders, automated medication administration records, and unused medications from the nursing departments and return them to the pharmacy.

Fill patient medication cassettes.

Prepare medications and supplies for dispensing, including:

Prepacking bulk medications.

Compounding ointments, creams, oral solutions and other medications.

Preparing chemotherapeutic agents. (N/A)

Compounding total parenteral nutrition solutions.

Compounding large-volume intravenous mixtures.

Packaging and preparing drugs being used in clinical investigations.

Preparing prescriptions for outpatients.

Compounding admixtures.

Control and audit narcotics/stock substance.

Assist pharmacists in entering medication orders into the computer system.

Prepare inventories, order drugs and supplies from the storeroom, receive drugs and stock shelves in various pharmacy locations.

Requirements: 

High school diploma or graduate equivalent degree required and must have completed a pharmacy technician vocational course or be a pharmacy student; national certification desirable or preferred.

Basic Life Saving (BLS) required within 6 months of hire.

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Registered Dietitian - FT

Job Summary:  Plans and delivers nutritional care and education to patients on an inpatient and outpatient basis according to the physicians’ diagnoses.  Performs as a member of the multidisciplinary care team.  Provides assessments on newly admitted patients who are identified at nutritional risk during their admission screening.  Exercises independent judgment under the general supervision of the Lead Clinical Dietitian.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Assesses patients’ nutritional status according to established standards.

Obtains necessary information from the medical record to determine patient’s nutritional status.

Develops nutritional care plans for patients of any age.

Develops nutritional care plans based on the cultural orientation of the patient.

Evaluates the results of nutritional intervention on the patient’s nutritional status to determine the need to revise the nutritional care plan.

Improves patient’s nutritional status by consulting with physician on appropriate nutritional interventions.

Interacts professionally with patient/family. Provides nutritional teaching and counseling to patient/family in making desired changes in eating habits.

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.

Provides food-drug interrelationship information to physician.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in course work approved by the commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).

Proof of passing the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Participates in continuing educational requirements to maintain registration.

Licensed dietitian status, if residing in a state with licensure requirements.

Must be licensed in Medical Nutrition Therapy (LMNT).

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Respiratory Therapist

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.

Responsibilities:

  1. Participates in the orientation of new employees and supervision of students as directed by the Respiratory Therapy Manager
  2. Maintains a thorough knowledge of departmental protocols and their usage and is able to contact physician when care is needed outside of the protocol
  3. Supervises airway maintenance during intra-facility patient transport
  4. Provides ventilator management
  5. Performs airway management to include tracheostomy care/inner cannula changes and performs protective tip tracheal aspirates
  6. Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation(CPR) and airway management
  7. Initiates hemodynamic monitoring to include insertion of arterial line catheters and associated ongoing maintenance of lines and sites if competencies are current
  8. Performs endotracheal intubation, endotracheal/trach tube changes if competencies are current.

Qualifications:

  • Current RRT
  • Minimum of one year of critical care experience required.

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RN Case Manager/Utilization Review

Job Summary: Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the needs of patients for discharge planning and utilization review.  This includes those who may have Medicare, Medicaid, HMO or private insurance to cover their stay at various units. Discharge planning is coordinated with physicians, nursing, patient and significant others who have an ongoing caring relationship with the patient.  Utilization review procedures include those stated for discharge planning in addition to knowledge of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid coverage and that of HMO or private insurers.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing assessments on Medicare, Medicaid and high-risk patients to determine discharge planning needs, always documents assessments.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Able to communicate with physician regarding discharge planning needs of the patient.  Assists the physician to facilitate post-hospital care.
  • Is knowledgeable of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid, HMO and private insurance coverage.
  • Maintains current knowledge of resources available within the community, maintains supply of resource materials to be distributed to patients when needed.  Is able to obtain other resources as needed.
  • Communicates daily with admissions personnel regarding admissions and discharges to various units.
  • Initiates ongoing communication with the patient and patient’s; family to assess discharge needs.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Documents discharge planning in an ongoing manner.
  • Is knowledgeable of patient’s financial status, diagnosis and discharge needs.
  • 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.
  • Accurately determines type of assistance/setting/resources necessary for the patient/family and provides appropriate resources/assistance list of facilities.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in State of Nebraska.
  • Is a motivated, independent individual who can organize workload so that all functions are complete   appropriately.
  • Working knowledge of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid, HMO and private insurance coverage preferred.

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Scheduler

Job Summary: Responsible for coordinating the procedural scheduling process for all radiology, lab,  rehab services of the facility.  Will serve as a back up to the surgery scheduler, so will be also responsible for procedural scheduling for inpatient and outpatient surgical and procedural services of the facility.   Performs other secretarial/clerical duties as needed.

Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.
  • Completion of medical terminology course or medical secretary program.
  • Minimum of one of the following:
    • One year experience as surgery scheduler and/or central scheduler
    • Experience in the surgical or ambulatory surgery area.
    • Current BCLS certification.

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Sterile Processing Technician

Job Summary:

Performs and participates in decontamination, cleaning, inspecting, assembling, packaging, sterilization, storage, and distribution of resusable surgical instrumentation and equipment.  Performs these duties in accordance with Kearney Regional Medical Center policy and procedure manual.  Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Part-Time Evenings

3:00pm – 11:30pm

Estimated hours per week: 24

Responsibilities:

    • Follows the standards of operation of the department are in compliance with the standards set by regulatory agencies.
    • Performs duties independently, works proficiently without supervision, and helps train new employees.
    • Identifies and uses appropriate methods and solutions to sort, disassemble, decontaminate, rinse, and disinfect instruments and clinical equipment.
    • Operates and troubleshoots cleaning equipment.
    • Appropriatley handles garbage, linen, and biohazardous material.  Maintains safety standards.  Univeral Precautions are followed through wearing the appropriate PPE.
    • Correctly assembles, protects, wrap, containerize, peel pouch, and lable instruments.
    • Identifies and inspects instruments for cleanliness and functionality.
    • Properly handles and stores sterile supplies, equipment, and instruments.
    • Selects appropriate sterilization methods.  Knows and follows correct principes of sterilization.
    • Ensures sterilizers are maintained, drains checked daily, and machines cleaned weekly.
    • Properly documents and verifies sterilization loads and biological tests to determine the efficiacy of the sterilization process.  Follows standards on biological and chemical indicators.
    • Helps with keeping supplies in stock and letting the appropriate personnel know in a timely manner.
    • Maintains a clean orderly work area.  Completes assigned housekeeping duties.

Qualifications:

    • Certification in Sterile Processing preferred but not required.

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Surgical Tech

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

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
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum Associates Degree or equivalent.
  • Surgical Technician Certification required within 6 months.
  • Current BCLS Certification.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of work experience in the operating room.

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Ultrasound Technologist - PRN

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

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, patients and patient family.
  • Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
  • Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Maintains records of ultrasound films 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

Qualifications:

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

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Unit Secretary - Nights

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.

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 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.Full Time 36 hrs/week

Qualifications:

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

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Platte Valley Medical Group (Clinic Positions)

Certified Medical Assistant

Job Summary: Responsible for assisting physicians and clinic departments by providing technical assistance and/or patient care. Works under supervision and follows established routines for procedures, scheduling, and communications. Actual duties and responsibilities will vary depending on area of assignment.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Provides patient care through interviews, and vital signs.
  • Administers medications orally, topically and by S.C. and I.M. injections. Performs treatments within the scope of practice.
  • Assists physicians with examinations and procedures. Prepares patients for procedures per protocol.
  • Schedules appointments or diagnostic procedures.
  • May assist with minor surgery.
  • Answers telephone and responds to patient questions and concerns at discretion of and with directions from the physicians.
  • Assists with filling and refilling prescriptions per physician orders.
  • Maintains appropriate records.
  • Performs clerical and reception duties.
  • Keeps work area neat, clean and safe.
  • Monitors equipment to be sure it is in proper working order.
  • Cooperates with other personnel to maintain good employee and public relations.
  • Attends required meetings and maintains certification by attending educational in-services and workshops.

Requirements:

  •     Must be a graduate of an accredited medical assistant program.
  •      Must complete medical assistance certification within 1 years of hire.

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Device Technician II

Job Summary:

Provide clinical and technical support to patients that have an implantable cardiac device under the supervision of a cardiologist. These implantable devices include; Loop Recorders, Pacemakers, Defibrillators, Biventricular Pacemakers and Biventricular Defibrillators. The Technician II will troubleshoot and reprogram the implantable devices under the MD’s direction.

Full-Time

Requirements:

  1. Provide device evaluations to patients that have an implantable cardiac device in accordance with CMS guidelines.
  2. Maintain patient confidentiality and HIPAA compliance at all times.
  3. Provide MDs with device evaluations and reports in a timely manner into the correct PAQ with a telephone note and/or a phone call when necessary.
  4. Maintain PaceArt and NextGen systems as needed.
  5. Review alerts on websites daily.
  6. Knowledgeably answer all patient and MD questions regarding devices and device maintenance.
  7. Continue education on a regular basis for new technology with individual companies and with implantable devices as a whole including programmers and remote websites and patient remote transmitters.
  8. Appropriately Superbill for all services rendered.
  9. Provide on call services Friday at 5 PM through Monday at 7 AM for all device checks at Kearney Regional Medical Center (for all companies St. Jude, Boston Scientific, Medtronic and Biotronik)  This is true for every weekend unless listed on the call schedule.

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LPN

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

 

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.

Maintains a clean, safe patient environment. Monitors equipment to be sure it is in proper working condition.

May assist physician with minor surgery.

Answers telephone. Responds to patient concerns or questions and intervenes to solve patient problems.

Maintains appropriate records, assists with coding and patient charges.

Collects and properly disposes of selected specimens.

Provides appropriate education to patients/families.

Assists with filling and refilling prescriptions per doctor’s orders.

Cooperates with other personnel to maintain good employee and public relations.

Informs supervisor or clinic manager of concerns or problems.

Attends required meetings and maintains personal growth and development through workshops and in-service meetings.

 

Requirements:

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

– No prior work experience required.

– CPR certified.

-Requires good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with physicians, patients, families and clinic staff.

 

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RN - Clinic

Job Summary:  Responsible for assisting physicians in their medical practice by providing professional nursing care to patients who are chronically or acutely ill to restore or maintain a maximum level of health.

 

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.

 

Requirements:

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

– No prior work experience required.

– CPR certified.

 

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Job Summary:  Responsible for assisting physicians in their medical practice by providing professional nursing care to patients who are chronically or acutely ill to restore or maintain a maximum level of health.

 

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.

 

Requirements:

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

– No prior work experience required.

– CPR certified.

 

Apply Online Now