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

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

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

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

Kearney Regional Medical Center

Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements :

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

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Job Summary:

Directs operations for the in-patient nursing units (MSU, PCU, ICU, L&D, NICU) as well as services provided to the facility by the House Supervision department.  Provides administrative direction and support in conjunction with the Director of Medical Staff Affairs for the Hospitalist Advanced Practitioner Group.  Consults with staff, providers, other members of leadership, and CNO on patient care matters and interpretation of facility policies and procedures to ensure needs are met.  Directs performance improvement activities across the division, within the departments, and participates in CQI initiatives.  Fosters an environment of collaboration and respect with physician colleagues, nurses and other healthcare team members.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizes programs, policies and procedures which are developed to serve the Mission, Vision, Values, and Strategic Direction of KRMC.
  • Implements standards of nursing practice, reviewing and revising as necessary to reflect changes in nursing practice and the people served.
  • Assumes 24/7 accountability for the direction of appropriate patient placement and provisioning of nursing and support resources across the division.
  • Directs coordination of units in order maximize productivity and minimize costs.
  • Accountable for the efficient delivery of in-patient care by directing the development, evaluation, and utilization of safe, cost effective, high quality nursing practices.
  • Directs acute care nursing operations to achieve quality improvement, fiscal productivity and patient satisfaction goals/objectives.
  • Acts as a liaison with patients, physicians and employees to ensure high-quality patient care.
  • Addresses and supports cultural practices as long as the practices do not harm others or interfere with the planned course of medical care.
  • Develops, communicates and implements policies and procedures and monitors compliance.
  • Uses findings from patient satisfaction survey with input from the managers and staff to establish unit based customer service initiatives.
  • Assures that clear, concise and current written policies and procedures are available to assist the staff and minimize risk factors.
  • Recommends modifications, additions or deletions to nursing staffing plans across the division to ensure reasonable hours and acceptable working conditions to provide optimal patient care coverage.
  • Maintains close coordination of the acute care nursing departments in alignment with all other departments of KRMC to insure continuity and collaboration of services.
  • Assures that all aspects of patient care occur in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Develops and approves job descriptions within the scope of responsibility.
  • Effectively leads and administers the performance appraisal system across the nursing services division.
  • Gives routine performance feedback, conducts annual performance reviews for management personnel, and works in collaboration with HR and the senior leadership team to ensure the reward and recognition system is competitive.
  • Directs, along with Human Resources, effective resolution related to employee and labor management issues.
  • Builds and leads a culture of teamwork and respect throughout the division, engaging effectively with all stakeholders, e.g. physicians, staff, outside contractors, and the people served.
  • Provides leadership and mentorship in the development of division nursing leaders and staff.
  • Responsible for cost controls to insure effective use of funds expended from approved division departmental budgets.
  • Initiates and supports problem-solving groups that proactively resolve issues within nursing services.
  • Assumes the responsibility of the CNO along with other members of the senior leadership team in their absence.

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

  • Plans and recommends to CNO, new facilities or equipment or modifications thereto needed to provide patient care.
  • Serves as a member of professional staff committees in matters pertaining to patient care.
  • Participates in Leadership, Nursing, and medical staff departmental meetings.
  • Plans and coordinates budgeting requirements with the CNO and CFO, utilizing the respective service managers for personnel, performance of work, supplies and equipment.
  • Oversees division departmental budgets, providing leadership to managers in preparing variance reports as appropriate.

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

  • Each department’s performance improvement program interfaces with and supports the overall Nursing Services/organization wide performance improvement program.
  • The results of each department’s performance improvement activities are reported to the respective hospital medical staff committees and to the organization wide performance improvement committee.
  • Assures that division nursing leaders review monthly performance improvement activities with established indicators and sees that corrective actions are taken when underperformance is identified.
  • Collaborates with hospital leaders in developing, implementing, reviewing, revising and monitoring organization wide performance improvement activities, including infection control.
  • Exercises divisional authority over those associated with providing clinical nursing care, treatment and services.
  • Responsible for the patient experience with services provided.
  • Responds to operational issues affecting the delivery of timely, efficient, and quality patient care services to patients in a timely fashion.

Compliance with Regulations:

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

Requirements :

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current license by the state of Nebraska as a registered nurse.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required; Master’s Degree in Nursing or Healthcare Management preferred.
  • A minimum 8 years total acute care nursing experience required; with a minimum of three of those 8 years in hospital management required.

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Job Summary:

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

PRN

No call, weekends or holidays.

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

4:00pm – 12:30am

Every other weekend; holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Part-Time

4:00pm – 8:00pm

Every other weekend

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Temporary Position

Every Sunday

8:00am – 4:30pm

Occasional Holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

8:00am – 4:30pm

Rotating call on weekends and nights

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

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

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 BLS certification.
  • PALS certification within 1 year of employment.
  • At least two (2) years of charge nurse experience preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in critical care nursing preferred.

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Job Summary:

Responsible for all human resources issues including staffing, employee relations, orientation and development, compensation and benefits.  Ensures compliance with federal, state and local laws and regulations. Participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Develops and evaluates recruiting resources and strategies.
  • Participates in job fairs and open houses.
  • Interviews qualified applicants for assigned departments and provides input to hiring managers.
  • Performs reference checks and notifies HR Director of potential issues.
  • Serves as back-up for all benefit issues and questions as needed.
  • Conducts exit interviews; provides summaries to department managers.
  • Explains/provides termination information, answers questions.
  • Maintains thorough documentation.
  • Maintains a sensitive, fair and impartial approach to dealing with employees.
  • Assumes the responsibility for successfully complying with federal, state and local employment laws, immigration legislation and affirmative action goals.
  • Participates in assigned hospital committee
  • Interacts with department directors/managers on a wide range of staff performance issues, evaluations.
  • Reviews all terminations and written disciplinary actions before they are carried out to ensure they meet the facility’s policies and procedures.
  • Mediates conflicts between employees and management to resolve misunderstandings, facilitate communication and to promote effective working relationships.
  • Reviews and discussleaves of absence requests and handles FMLA or extended leave process.
  • Administers short-term and long-term leaves.
  • Responsible for administering work comp process in conjunction with HR Director and Employee Health Nurse.
  • Develops, delivers and coordinates training to managers and staff.
  • May assist in determining salaries and building wage grids.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree, Masters in related field preferred.
  • Two (2) years related experience as a Human Resources Generalist.
  • PHR, SPHR certification preferred.
  • At least one (1) year experience as a Human Resources Generalist in the hospital setting preferred.
  • Knowledge of relevant federal, state and local legislation relating to Human Resources, i.e. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Affirmative Action, ADA, FMLA.

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Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting.  Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology.  Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.  Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.  Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities.

Full-Time

6:00pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

The Imaging Services Unit Secretary is one who provides direct and in-direct patient care along with administrative support to the department staff and hospital providers on the unit. Acts as a communication liaison with all other departments within the hospital setting. Interacts professionally with physicians, technologists, nurses, patients/family, and others.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all office/administrative duties for the Imaging Services team.
  • Provides clerical support in the form of typing letters, policies, protocols, daily report reconciliation, scanning information into patient’s charts, pushing/faxing exams and reports to other facilities, order entry, sending mammography result letters to patients, contacting outreach sites for their patient information and upcoming schedules. Give verbal reports to doctors, nurses, and other medical facilities. Delivery of mail daily to and from department.
  • Competently utilizes department computer systems to include EMR, RIS, and PACS; retrieves images in PACS for physician viewing and for printing CD’s or film for outside physicians; retrieves, views and updates patient information in RIS as required.Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity, assists with transportation of patients/families to and from waiting/in-patient rooms. Helps lift or assist patients on or off exam tables.
  • Performs their duties in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Efficiently assists nurses and technologists in cleaning and turning over patient care rooms.
  • Notifies Engineering and Bio-med Departments of any equipment not in proper working order; completes necessary paperwork and work orders.
  • Computes and reports statistics as requested.
  • Notifies manager, charge nurse, physician, and anesthesia provider of any changes in procedure line-up.  If schedule is already distributed, notifies all departments involved.
  • Confirms daily on-call schedule; reports changes to manager, charge nurse, and communication specialist.
  • Communicates information about the surgical progress to the patient’s family/significant other in the waiting room, as directed. Takes and records messages and communicates to appropriate medical staff.
  • Answers telephone in a prompt polite manner and communicates information to appropriate personnel, using phone, email, or face to face communication.
  • 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 are prioritized based upon the needs of the department and staff.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the unit secretary’s scope of practice.
  • Completes other duties, as assigned by the department manager, nurses, and technologists.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • CNA required, medication aide preferred.
  • Current BLS for Healthcare Providers certification required within 6 months of start date.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology.

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Days

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

12 Hour Shifts

6:00am – 6:00pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

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

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

12 Hour Shifts

6:00pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

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

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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.

9:00pm – 7:00am

Four ten- hour shifts on, four ten-hour shifts

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

or

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Science.
  • BLS required within 6 months of hire.

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

6:00am – 6:30pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

6:00pm – 6:30am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

Manages all operation and functions of the Medical/Surgical Unit (MSU). Consults with staff, providers, other members of leadership, the Director of Acute Care Nursing and CNO on patient care matters and interpretation of facility policies and procedures to ensure department and patient needs are met.  Maintains performance improvement activities within the department, and participates in CQI initiatives

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

  • Each department’s performance improvement program interfaces with and supports the overall Nursing Services/organization wide performance improvement program.
  • The results of each department’s performance improvement activities are reported to the respective hospital medical staff committees and to the organization wide performance improvement committee.
  • Reviews department monthly performance improvement activities, evaluates established indicators and implements initiatives to improve when underperformance is identified.
  • Collaborates with hospital leaders in developing, implementing, reviewing, revising and monitoring organization wide performance improvement activities, including infection control.
  • Responsible for the patient experience with in the department.
  • Responds to operational issues affecting the delivery of timely, efficient, and quality patient care services to patients in a timely fashion.

Compliance with Regulations:

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

Competencies:

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

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

6:00pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

Provides 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.

PRN

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

6:30am – 4:00pm

Rotating call

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Part-Time Days

Every third weekend and holiday

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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.

Full-Time

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 in EMR 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.
  • 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.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.  BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS, PALS and BLS certification.

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

10:00am – 6:00pm

No weekends or holidays

Responsibilities:

  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the CNA’s scope of practice.
  • Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers.
  • Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.
  • Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
  • Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.
  • Answers patients’ call lights, anticipates patients’ needs and makes rounds of assigned patients.
  • Transports patients to various departments for ordered tests/procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform procedures within the CNA’S II’s scope of practice per state law.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output.
  • Reports patient complaint of pain to supervising RN.
  • Observes patient’s mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to supervising RN.
  • Able to answer, transfer and triage phone calls.
  • Able to effectively fax, scan and file patient information appropriately.
  • Skilled on computer and EMR.
  • Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.
  • Electronic documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner to RNs and medical staff.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Attends in-service education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc.
  • Treat patient and families with respect and dignity.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

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

Temporary Position

Full-Time

6:00am – 6:00pm

Every third weekend

Rotating Holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

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

Part-Time

6:00pm – 10:00pm

4 days on, 4 days off

Rotating weekends and holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

6:00am – 6:30pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

6:00pm – 6:30am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

12 Hour Shifts

6:00am – 6:00pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

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

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

12 Hour Shifts

6:00pm – 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

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

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews prescriptions and orders issued by physicians or other authorized prescribers to assure accuracy and determines formulas and ingredients needed.
  • Compounds medications using standard formulas and processes, such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
  • Monitors all posting onto the patient profiles in order that accuracy, drug allergies, drug interactions, duplicate therapy, rational drug therapy and incompatibilities may be realized and better patient care received.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Prepares IV admixtures and extemporaneous parenteral products under aseptic conditions.
  • Directs Pharmacy Department personnel engaged in admixing, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.
  • Verifies all pharmaceuticals prepared and delivered by pharmacy technicians (or any other appropriate personnel) to locations for (medical cabinet) storage or immediate administration is safe and effective for patient use.
  • Answers questions, provides information and recommendations to physicians, nurses, patients and other healthcare professionals on the appropriate use of medications, drug interactions, side effects, dosage, storage, etc.
  • Assists in patient medication evaluation, including utilization review, dosing evaluation and the appropriate use of medications.
  • Assists in teaching programs (departmental, medical, nursing, community).
  • Endorses policies and procedures of the department and of the hospital.
  • Ensures the maintenance and proper operation of equipment and supplies in the work areas.
  • Maintains established procedures concerning quality control, security of controlled substances and disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Enters data into the computer system (Pharmacy program), such as appropriate patient information, prescribed medications and cost, and helps to maintain patient profiles and charge system.
  • Instructs students and other medical personnel on matters pertaining to the Pharmacy Department.
  • Reviews and monitors drug therapy that requires dosing adjustments as authorized by the physician.
  • Provides pharmaceutical care to all ages of patients from newborns to the elderly. Understands that there are dosage variations between newborn, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, and knows where to find appropriate information.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.  Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Assists the Pharmacy Manager and Director of Clinical Services and Pharmacy on special assignments.
  • Responds appropriately to acute illness situations, specifically in cardiac arrest in the form of “Code Blue” circumstances.
  • Supervises at least one to two (1-2) members of the Pharmacy Department staff on a regular basis (at least daily).
  • Assists the Pharmacy Director with responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s mission, policy and any applicable laws.
  • May assist in the hiring process of pharmacy personnel, including interviews, training, planning, assigning and directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Demonstrates ability to read, analyze and interpret pharmacy-related journals.
  • Demonstrates ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the hospital staff.
  • Demonstrates ability to write articles for publication and ability to effectively present information to management, medical staff, hospital staff and public groups.
  • Demonstrates ability apply necessary advanced mathematical concepts, such as exponents and logarithms.
  • Demonstrates ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as dosage calculations, formulation of pharmaceutical preparations and data analysis.
  • Demonstrates ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract variables.

Compounded Sterile Preparations:

  • Enforces the utility of adequate equipment to safely prepare compounded sterile preparations.
  • Ensures that pharmaceutical preparations are sterile, properly packaged, labeled and stored, and not outdated.
  • Certifies the skills of the compounding staff.
  • Maintains air quality check records.
  • Ensures compliance with USP <797>.

Low-risk compounding:

  • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.

Medium-risk compounding:

  • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.

High-risk compounding:

  • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed semi-annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

Full-Time Days

Rotating weekends and holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

Full-Time Nights

Rotating weekends and holidays

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

Part-Time Days

Three Eight-Hour shifts per week

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

PRN

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Part-Time

8:30am – 5:00pm

Monday and Thursday

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time Nights

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

PRN

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

Responsible for clinical identification, risk evaluation and coordination of corrective action implementation related to risk issues.  Provides intervention and education related to risk management issues to promote safe work practices and quality care and services in an environment that is beneficial to the safety, health and wellbeing of all patients, visitors and hospital staff.  Coordinates risk programs with all hospital departments and administration.  Reports real and potential risk situations to the Governing Body, medical staff, administration, hospital departments and committees, as appropriate.  Responsible for establishing and monitoring methods to avoid, eliminate and/or reduce risk situations associated with the provision of patient care and services.  Responsible for analysis, reporting, and the monitoring of performance improvement initiatives related to patient experience data.  Investigates and responds to all patient/family complaints and grievances.  Serves as the Corporate Compliance Officer for the organization.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs organization wide risk assessments by analyzing current risks and identifying potential risks.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends action on all risk related matters.  Participates in the implementation of action taken and monitors progress.
  • Provides education to all members of the organization on Risk Prevention (risk identification reports, quality notification reports, key elements of risk reduction, orientation to legal issues and education regarding proper documentation practices that present potential liability problems), Corporate Compliance, and Patient Experience.
  • Analyses and presents risk identification reports to hospital and medical staff leaders.
  • Formulates action plans, performs root cause analysis and recommends alternative courses of action to reduce potential quality and/or risk concerns or to improve existing processes.
  • Refers information gathered from risk identification reporting to the appropriate department manager/administrative personnel member and/or hospital mechanism for analysis and corrective action to eliminate or reduce risk.
  • Advises staff, leaders, providers, and committees regarding real or potential liability situations as well as methods to mitigate risk regarding patient care with ensuring patient needs are met and hospital policies are followed and compliance is maintained.
  • Assists in the development of policies and procedures related to risk management practices.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to collaborate in patient care, risk management, utilization management and quality improvement activities.
  • Coordinates risk management, quality improvement, and patient relations information as needed for administrative activities, credentialing, and hospital insurers.
  • Interacts professionally with patients and families to increase satisfaction and diffuse potential litigious occurrences related to the patient experience.
  • Accepts, reviews, investigates, and resolves all patient and family complaints and grievances.  Documents and reports all grievance related activity according to state and federal law and within CMS compliance.
  • Investigates medical malpractice claims.
  • Acts as the liaison for liability claims and is the primary contact for malpractice insurers and safety coalitions.
  • Serves as the Corporate Compliance Officer for the organization.  Accepts and investigates reported Corporate Compliance issues.
  • Maintains knowledge of current methodology and practice related to risk management (i.e. potentially compensable events, risk investigation, reporting and claims management), patient experience, and corporate compliance.

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

  • Organizes and facilitates Corporate Compliance committee meetings.
  • Serves as a member of professional staff committees in matters pertaining to Patient Experience and Risk Management.
  • Participates in Quality, medical staff, and other departmental meetings as necessary.

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

  • Each department’s performance improvement program interfaces with and supports the organization wide performance improvement program.
  • The results of each department’s performance improvement activities are reported to the respective hospital medical staff committees and to the organization wide performance improvement committee.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities to seek and act on opportunities to improve patient care processes.
  • Responds collaboratively to operational issues affecting the delivery of timely, efficient, and quality patient care services to patients in a timely fashion.

Compliance with Regulations:

  • Ensures compliance with regulations governing the Hospital and rules of accrediting bodies (NE DHHS, HFAP, CMS), by maintaining clinical knowledge as well as knowledge of the requirements pertaining to Risk Management, Corporate Compliance, and the grievance process, and by continually monitoring the activities and processes tied to each standard.
  • In collaboration with the management team, implements and/or revises policies, and procedures to maintain compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations.

Competencies:

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

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

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing from an accredited school of nursing, or other clinical healthcare profession required
  • Current license by the state of Nebraska as a registered nurse (if applicable)
  • Two (2) years of experience in role with responsibilities related to healthcare quality, risk management, or patient safety required
  • Three (3) years of clinical patient care experience in an acute setting preferred
  • CPHRM preferred

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 4:30pm

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

Responsible for coordinating the procedural scheduling process for the OR and Cath Lab of the facility.  Will be also responsible for procedural scheduling for inpatient and outpatient surgical and procedural services of the facility.   Performs other secretarial/clerical duties as needed.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

9:00am – 5:30pm

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for patient scheduling and coordination for the following areas: Operating Room, Cath Lab, and OB. 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 members of the block committee to monitor surgical block times allocated for each service.
  • Works with department managers regarding times of service, length of procedures, etc., for appropriate scheduling of patients.
  • Provides patients with general information about the specific department, directions to the department, parking.  Orders applicable services, i.e., wheel chairs, interpreters.
  • Updates information in the computer system for return patients.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Interacts professionally with physicians, patients/families and healthcare staff.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Answers the telephone in a professional and polite manner, communicates information to appropriate personnel.
  • Communicates clearly and appropriately.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within scope of practice for this position.
  • Accepts other responsibilities as directed.

Requirements: 

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements: 

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

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Platte Valley Medical Clinic

Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivering patient care.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Team player willing to work collaboratively with multiple hospitalists, physicians, and clinical staff.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for admitting and discharging patients.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formulation of the plan of care.
  • Keeps outpatient physicians updated on their patient’s status and treatment plans.
  • 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

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school for APRN/PA.
  • Current licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS, PALS, and BCLS certification.
  • Two (2) years of mid-level provider experience in an acute care setting preferred.

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

Responsible for coordinating the procedural process for all infusion services of the facility. Performs other secretarial/clerical duties as needed to include prior authorizations.

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for patient scheduling and coordination for the infusion center.
  • Collects and enters all required patient information into the EMR.
  • Schedules infusions called in by physicians and physician’s office staff.
  • Obtains patient demographics, insurance information and prior authorization number.
  • Coordinates with nursing staff times of service, length of infusion for appropriate scheduling of patients
  • Updates information in the computer system.
  • Maintains a clean, safe patient environment. Monitors equipment to be sure it is in proper working condition.
  • Answers telephone. Responds to patient concerns or questions and intervenes to solve patient problems.
  • Maintains appropriate records, assists with coding and patient charges.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Interacts professionally with physicians/families and healthcare staff.
  • 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.
  • Provides appropriate education to patients/families.
  • Must be organized.
  • Interact with insurance companies to obtain prior authorizations.
  • Informs supervisor or clinic manager of concerns or problems.
  • Attends required meetings and maintains personal growth and development through workshops and in-service meetings.
  • Clinical duties as assigned.
  • The above describes the general content and requirements for performance of this position. It is not an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

Requirements:

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

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LPN

Job Summary:

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

8:00am – 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

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

Requirements:

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

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Job Summary:

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

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

Full-Time

Monday – Friday

10:00am – 5:00pm

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, waiting areas, and coffee bars.
  • Sort and distribute mail to appropriate designees in the mailbox distribution areas.
  • Welcomes and directs vendors after they have signed-in.

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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