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Title Physician Assistant
Categories Medical Staff
Job Information

Physician Assistant– Full Time – Posted on 11/9/2017 – #332017
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Career Opportunities
COMPANY PROFILE:
Thayer County Health Services (TCHS) is a comprehensive primary care system providing health and wellness services to the citizens of Hebron, Nebraska and the surrounding communities in Nebraska and Kansas. TCHS is comprised of a 17-bed Critical Access Hospital, a clinic in Hebron, and five satellite clinics in Bruning, Chester, Davenport, Deshler, and Milligan. TCHS’s tradition of caring began in 1948 and today we employ over 140 people, admit over 550 inpatients/year, register over 17,500 outpatients per year, and conduct over 18,000 visits in our six clinics.

TCHS just completed a $6.9 million Korff Fitness Center and Rehabilitation Services addition and will be finishing a $7.0 million hospital renovation project this fall including two new LDR rooms, new nursery/nurse’s station, new operating room/sterile processing area, new specialty clinic, new Medical Records department, new pharmacy (hospital and retail), new emergency rooms, a new kitchen/cafeteria and new conference rooms.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by providing primary health care and performing selective medical services under the direction of clinic physicians.

SUPERVISION: Responsible to supervising physician and the Vice President of Clinic Services. SHIFT: Exempt

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduation from an accredited Physician’s Assistant program required.
• Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants required.
• Current ACLS, ATLS and PALS certification required.
• Current DEA license required.
• Must have good communication skills.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Reviews patient records.
• Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.
• Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.
• Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
• Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.
• Administers injections, immunizations and oral medications. Sutures wounds. Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.
• Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
• Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education.
• Assists physicians by recording patient progress notes and issues diagnostic orders.
• Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.
• Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
• Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.
• Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
• Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
• Performs other duties as needed by the facility.

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Title Clinic Triage RN Full Time
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Clinic Triage RN– Full Time – Posted on 11/28/2017 – #352017
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Career Opportunities
COMPANY PROFILE:
Thayer County Health Services (TCHS) is a comprehensive primary care system providing health and wellness services to the citizens of Hebron, Nebraska and the surrounding communities in Nebraska and Kansas. TCHS is comprised of a 17-bed Critical Access Hospital, a clinic in Hebron, and five satellite clinics in Bruning, Chester, Davenport, Deshler, and Milligan. TCHS’s tradition of caring began in 1948 and today we employ over 140 people, admit over 550 inpatients/year, register over 17,500 outpatients per year, and conduct over 18,000 visits in our six clinics.

TCHS just completed a $6.9 million Korff Fitness Center and Rehabilitation Services addition and will be finishing a $7.0 million hospital renovation project this fall including two new LDR rooms, new nursery/nurse’s station, new operating room/sterile processing area, new specialty clinic, new Medical Records department, new pharmacy (hospital and retail), new emergency rooms, a new kitchen/cafeteria and new conference rooms.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by exercising appropriate nursing judgment based on knowledge, skills and understanding; developing and maintaining patient care functions for the clinic.

SUPERVISION: Reports to VP of Clinic Services SHIFT: Days; Full Time

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and possess a current valid state Nursing License.
• Maintains current CPR status.
• Must have excellent communication skills.
• Must have computer skills to access medical record systems for Pre-Certification.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs Pre-Certifications for the whole organization.
• Performs patient telephone triage, assess needs and coordinates needs with referring clinics.
• Communicates and interprets physician instruction to patients.
• Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
• Interpret orders, verify questions and communicate orders with patients.
• Teach patients and families to meet their health needs.
• Must assure all Pre-certification are timely and accurate for all resources of the organization.
• Receives routine medication refill request, send request and refill after approval from provider is obtained.
• Have knowledge of coding for prior authorizations.
• Performs other job duties as needed.

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Title Environmental Services Tech II – Full Time
Categories Environmental Services
Job Information

Environmental Services Tech – Full Time – Posted on 11/2/2017 – #312017
External and Internal Candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by performing daily cleaning, disinfecting and supplying of offices and patient areas including cleaning walls, lights, windows, vents, floors, and carpets.
SHIFT: Full Time, Non-Exempt; Days 6a-2:30a; with rotating Saturdays and some holidays
SUPERVISION: Reports to Environmental Services Supervisor.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• 3-5 years of clinical and/or infection control are required.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Meets with supervisor on a daily basis to confer on special cleaning needs or problems.
• Cleans floors, rooms, and offices following established schedules and procedures, including moving furniture.
• Shampoo and vacuums carpets for cleaning and bacteria control, and removes spots from carpets, or reports stains to maintenance.
• Assists in cleaning emergency spills as observed or requested. Sanitizes and sterilizes clinic areas.
• Washes ceilings, walls, lights, windows, fixtures, mirrors, and office equipment.
• Dry and wet mops floors in uncarpeted offices and rooms, and scrub floors.
• Transports trash from collection points to designated area and disposes of mounted wall sharps containers.
• Dust surfaces, damp wipe furniture, and cleans and polishes metal and porcelain fixtures in bathrooms.
• Maintains equipment in a clean and orderly manner, and re-stocks supplies as needed.
• Reports any unsafe conditions to Safety Committee Member or Supervisor.
• Completion of on-going education as needed.
• Maintains strictest confidentiality.
• Performs related work as required.

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Title Behavioral Health Clinician – Full Time
Categories Administrative
Job Information

Behavioral Health Clinician – Full Time – Posted on 8/9/2017 – #192017 (re-post from 6/9/2017)
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE
Position Summary: This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by assuring that the behavioral health needs of those in the communities we service are provided for in an efficient and effective manner.
SUPERVISION: Reports to the VP of Clinic Services
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum 2 years of progressive experience in a behavioral health or related field preferred.
• Master’s degree from an accredited educational institution in Counseling, Social Work, Nursing or other related behavioral health field preferred.
• Must have a current license/certification in Nebraska.
• Must have excellent communication skills.
PRINICIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provide behavioral/mental health services for adults and children/youth in individual, group, or family therapy as needed by the department.
• Provide behavioral/mental health consultation to TCHS staff as directed.
• Assist medical staff, within scope of practice, with medication management.
• Administer such behavioral/mental health assessments as necessary to diagnose and/or provide objective function measures as necessary and as mandated.
• Collaborate to develop and implement behavioral/mental health Quality Assurance processes as required to maintain compliance with all Federal, State, County, and facility requirements.
• Collaborate with medical staff and outside consultants as needed.
• Keeps skills up to date and increases knowledge and productivity.
• Ensures electronic records are properly maintained and kept up to date.
• Maintains timely flow of patients.
• Accurately document all pertinent information in the electronic health record.
• Assumes responsibility for the development and implementation of standards.
• Maintain strict confidentiality.
• Schedules patients as needed.
• Attend regular staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.
• Helps other team members as needed.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

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Title Hospital RN Full Time, Nights – Sign On Bonus
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Hospital RN -Full Time, Nights – Posted on 4/10/2017 – #122017 – Position Eligible for Difficult to Fill Sign On Bonus and Employee Referral
External and Internal Candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by functioning as a member of the health care team by exercising appropriate nursing judgment based on knowledge, skills, and understanding in nursing situations, under the supervision of the charge nurse.

SHIFT: Non-Exempt Full Time, Nights. SUPERVISION: Reports to Chief Nursing Officer

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and possess a current valid state Nursing License.
• Maintains current CPR status.
• Must have good communication skills.
• Maintains current NRP and STABLE.
• TCNN and ACLS, in addition to the above.

RN PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs nursing care and services for patients such as assessment and documentation of signs and symptoms, administering sterile treatments, assisting with examinations, participating in the rehabilitation of patients, and showing appropriate use and care of resources all in accordance with the medical and/or nursing plan of care.
• Prepares, administers, and documents oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular and intravenous medications; observes site of insertion, rate of flow in IV’s and discontinues IV’s.
• Assists in planning, providing, and evaluating patient care as a member of the nursing team.
• Assists physicians, nurses and others as required; responsible for total patient care of patients assigned and delegation of duties to appropriate personnel as necessary.
• Performs duties in care and cleaning of rooms and equipment after use or discharge, stocks supplies in designated areas, keeps utility and other nursing areas clean and in order.
• Observes, records, and reports to the appropriate persons, general and specific physical and mental conditions of patients, and signs and symptoms which may be indicative of change.
• Performs selected procedures and therapeutic treatments, provides nursing care in Med/Surg, Emergency Room and the Operating Room following demonstration of competence.
• Observes and provides care to the obstetrical patient through the stages of labor, delivery, and post-partum, after demonstration of competence.
• Observes and provides care of the newborn after NRP and STABLE certification and demonstration of competence.
• Participates in planning care for patients utilizing physician orders, instructions, established standards, nursing techniques, policies and procedures.
• Promotes patient education and assists in teaching patient health maintenance and self-care.
• Studies and evaluates trends and developments in nursing practices with thought of their adaptability to the specific needs.
• Assumes responsibility for accuracy of procedures, documentation and maintenance of high standards of nursing care. Maintains accurate and complete records.
• Verifies electronically placed provider orders in a timely manner.
• Assists in training and orientation of new employees.
• Participates in Quality Assurance, committees where requested/needed, attends in-service programs, staff and employee meetings and required educational trainings.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Title Ward Clerk/CNA Part Time
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Ward Clerk/CNA – Part Time – Posted on 6/23/2017 – #202017
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
POSITION SUMMARY: This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by exercising appropriate nursing judgment based on knowledge, skills and understanding in charting, locating, filing, retrieving and delivering patient record information; as well as directly administering, following specific instructions and orientation, routine patient care measures under the direct supervision of professional and/or practical nurses.
SUPERVISION: Reports to CNO SHIFT: Part Time Non-Exempt, 24 hours/week, nights, rotating weekends and holidays; Two (2) openings available
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant Program
• Must have good communication skills, good general secretarial, filing, copy machine and phone skills.
• Maintains current CPR status.
• Needs basic knowledge of computer operations.
• Ability to organize tasks and maintain attention to detail.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES-WARD CLERK:
• Admit patient to ER, OP, IP, and SB and complete SBAR on all new admissions.
• Answers telephone in a polite and professional manner and relays messages or finds RN to obtain MD orders and other pertinent information.
• Maintains patient confidentiality.
• Disassembles chart after patient is dismissed and makes pertinent copies.
• Keep supply of all forms in desk drawer, and updates forms/orders as necessary.
• Inform business office and kitchen of admissions, dismissals, room changes, and level of care. Make copies of face sheets for Echo and Dopplers
• Double check SBAR for missed orders.
• Start EMTALA forms for ER patients, make appropriate copies for all discharges/transfers to nursing homes, home health and receiving hospitals.
• Make ID and allergy bands for new admissions.
• Page both overhead and on call personnel as needed.
• Schedule outpatient, clinic and ER follow-up appointments.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES-CNA:
• Provides direct personal care of patients such as: assist in the admission and dismissal of patients, transport, reposition and move patients per bed, chair, wheelchair or assist with ambulation. Give bed or tub baths or showers as needed. Provide oral and pericare, comb hair and provide shaving services. Assist in the serving and feeding of patients. Provide water and snacks. Collect specimens as directed. Monitor I & O, VS and general condition, communicate information to supervisor through oral or written means.
• May perform service functions such as: help serve trays, obtains supplies or equipment, answer call lights, answer patient and visitor questions under the direction of the supervisor while maintaining confidentiality. Store and deliver laundry, care for flowers, prepare ice packs and warm packs, keep patient room areas neat and clean.
• Provide cleaning of patient room and equipment after discharge, make beds, pick up trays, keep utility room and service areas clean.
• Maintain supportive interest in the physical and spiritual welfare of each patient and report any observations in condition or behavior.
• Seek assistance or clarification of assignments/duties from the nursing supervisor whenever needed.
• Attends in-service and employee meetings, serves on committees when needed.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Title General Application – Thayer County Health Services and Medical Clinics
Categories General Application
Job Information

Thayer County Health Services is currently looking for professional healthcare employees. If you do not see a current job opening in our present online listings, we still encourage you to apply using the online application. If your qualifications meet any of our current needs, we will contact you.

We are currently accepting applications for positions we will need filled in the future. We keep applications active for 1 year from the submission date. Contact Information
Human Resources
Email: humanresources@tchsne.org

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