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Title Physician
Categories Medical Staff
Job Information

Physician – Full Time – Posted on 3.23.2018 – #102018

Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers

POSITION SUMMARY:
Thayer County Health Services has an excellent opportunity for a full-time BC/BE family medicine physician with obstetrics. Payer mix is predominantly Medicare and commercial insurance. This four physician, three mid-level, provider-based rural health clinic, with ER and hospital rounds, has a flexible week day schedule with an attractive call rotation. On-site radiology and laboratory services provide easy access for patients. Newly trained and experienced physicians will be considered for this employed position. It offers a very competitive salary with base plus WRVU incentive, as well as an attractive benefits package that includes student loan repayment and relocation assistance.

 

About Our System

Thayer County Health Services operates a 17-bed, acute care Critical Access Hospital in Hebron, Nebraska.  This government non-profit corporation offers inpatient and outpatient health care services including obstetrics, surgery, therapy, screenings and emergency services.  The Korff Fitness and Wellness Center offers a full range of fitness facilities and is open to the public for memberships.  Thayer County Health Services is committed to providing community educational programs and support groups.  Home health services are provided by Thayer County Health Services Heartland Home Health.  Thayer County Health Services Clinics offer a wide range of services for patients of all ages.

 

As part of an Accountable Care Organization, Thayer County Health Services is progressive in delivering quality healthcare.  Chronic Care Management, along with other programs, provide a strong infrastructure to support our goals

 

Community Highlights

  • Thayer Central Community Schools, received B+ grade per Niche.com
  • A golf course, hunting, recreational areas for camping, fishing and boating, organized youth programs
  • An hour-and-a-half away from the State capital, Lincoln
  • Two hours, fifteen minutes to Omaha.
  • Three hours, forty-five minutes to Kansas City.

 

SUPERVISION: Report to the VP of Clinic Services    SHIFT: Full Time, Exempt

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Board Certified or board eligible in family medicine
  • Doctorate
  • Language(s) required: English


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing care to sick and injured patients as well as maintaining the health of all patients
  • Evaluate patients who have illnesses or injuries
  • Ordering diagnostic tests and interpreting the results of these tests, discuss test findings with patients
  • Prescribe medication or treatment plans
  • Make referrals for specialty care
  • Conduct routine physical exams

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:               

  • Normal office environment. Routine periods of sitting, walking, and standing required.
  • All services provided under one roof
  • Great work/life balance with an attractive call rotation
  • Guaranteed annual salary up to $300,000
  • wRVU production incentives—$600,000+ annual income potential
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • Up to $10,000 relocation stipend
  • Student loan forgiveness
  • Beautiful, newly-renovated medical center with beautiful on-site fitness center
  • Competitive benefits package including 264 hours of PTO, $4,000 CME stipend (64 hours of training time), retirement savings plan, comprehensive health, dental, vision, accident, and disability insurance options

 

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Title Paramedic/RN-PRN
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Paramedic/RN – PRN – Posted on 3.22.2018 – #092018

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 rendering basic and advanced life support and medical techniques in the ambulance and emergency room settings. This also includes participating in continuing education and training relative to medical and industry advancements. 

 

SUPERVISION: Reports to Full-time Paramedic and Chief Nursing Officer

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Nebraska state paramedic certification required. National registry certification preferred.
  • Registered Nurse- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and possess a current valid state Nursing License.
  • A minimum of two years experience as a paramedic or Registered Nurse is preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Renders pre-hospital emergency care according to established medical protocols.
  • Performs triage and a variety of emergency medical treatments at the basic and advanced life support level. Provides continuing care and treatment while en-route to an emergency medical facility; monitors and electronically reports changes in patient condition.
  • Under medical direction and following prescribed standing orders performs a variety of invasive and non-invasive therapies including but not limited to assessment and evaluation of the ill and injured, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation, administration of drugs, agents and solutions, intubation and pulmonary ventilation, drawing of blood samples for analysis, application of dressing and bandages, control of shock and immobilization of fractures, and all other skills contained within the Department of Transportation manual of knowledge objectives for Paramedics.
  • Performs BLS and ALS transports from TCHS to a higher level of care as needed.
  • Employ safe lifting and moving techniques.
  • Handle radio communications during emergency and non-emergency situations professionally.
  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

  • Knowledgeable in approved medical protocols, standing orders, policies and procedures, techniques of proper drug administration, emergency medical techniques, medical terminology and abbreviations, medical characteristics of various drugs and solutions, record keeping procedures and methods of documentation, all applicable local, state and federal regulations, infectious disease, universal precautions and decontamination.
  • Ability to work long hours, learn the geography of local areas, think quickly and in emergencies and judge situations and people accurately, understand and carry out oral and written directions, prepare concise and comprehensive written reports, while remaining within commonly accepted standards for grammar, work safely under hazardous conditions, perform cardio pulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation, correctly administer therapeutic drugs and solutions, be on call and available to work extended shifts when necessary, communicated clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, respond to directions, establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-employees and those contacted in the course of work, maintain sufficient personal health and physical fitness to perform all job duties, respond to duty in the course of any man-made or natural disasters.
  • Possession of Nebraska Paramedic Certification or Licensed Paramedic or Registered Nurse license.
  • Basic Trauma Life Support Certificate and Advanced Life Support Certificate.
  • Must maintain yearly CE hours with current guidelines.
  • Must exercise professional initiative to stay current with new drugs and treatment procedure guidelines.
  • Will conform to TCHS procedures and policies.
  • Will perform all duties as described by the job description within the scope of licensure.
  • Does not discuss patient matters such as medical treatment, diagnosis, or history outside of the clinical setting.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and demonstrates AIDET.
  • Maintains appearance and hygiene in a professional manner.
  • Willingly accepts new responsibilities and cooperates with implementation of change.
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Title Nutritional Services Cook
Categories Dietary Services
Location Hebron, NE
Job Information

Nutritional Services Cook – Full Time – Posted on 4/13/2018 – #362017

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 preparing and serving meals in accordance with current federal and state regulations and organization/department policies & procedures governing our facility to ensure that quality food service is provided in a timely manner; Complete dishwashing operation and completed cleaning tasks and is responsible for opening and closing of the department.

 

SUPERVISION:    Reports to Nutritional Services Director.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:   

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • One to two years of experience in an institutional kitchen or completion of a Nebraska state approved dietary managers course is required.
  • Must have the ability to follow oral and written directions, observe all safety rules, work cooperatively with other staff and interact effectively with the general public.
  • Must have the ability to perform math functions including standardize recipes.
  • Must have the ability to understand therapeutic diets, diet consistencies, and standardized recipes and to utilize equipment, chemicals, and other supplies correctly and safely.
  • Must have the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actions.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares and serves patient, cafeteria, and special function meals at the proper temperatures following patient preferences, menus, standardized recipes, diet modifications, portion control, production guides, regulations and policies/procedures. Follows written duty sheets.
  • Assumes charge of food service operations in the absence of the Nutritional Services Director. Keeps other employees on task and assures their job duties are completed.
  • Completes daily forms/logs (i.e., receiving, temperatures: food, refrigeration, dish machine; cooling; sanitizer; pot/pan sink; patient meal rounds), follows HACCP policies/Procedures. Maintains proper food temps throughout food preparation and service.
  • Follows proper ware washing (manual and automatic) policies/procedures.
  • Receives, stores, and verifies invoices for incoming food/supplies. Follows food storage policies/procedures (i.e., labels, dates $ stored food properly).
  • Maintains a clean and sanitary work environment in accordance with regulations. Completes cleaning duties and cleaning schedules as assigned.
  • Completes cost control reports (i.e., number of meals served, cashier reports, etc.).
  • Communicates with co-workers throughout shift to maximize patient/customer satisfaction. Reports inadequate inventory levels.
  • Serves on committees and attends meetings as assigned.
  • Provides effective on the-the-job training for new departmental staff.
  • Maintains a safe work environment in accordance with regulations and safety rules. Reports repair and maintenance needs. Completes proper reports (i.e., accident/incident. Fire drill, etc.).
  • Demonstrates competency in operation and cleaning of kitchen equipment.
  • Interacts with patients when needed.
  • Other related duties and tasks assigned.
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Title Registration Clerk
Categories Administrative
Location Hebron, NE
Job Information

Registration Clerk – Full Time – Posted on 4.16.2018 – #142018

Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers

POSITION SUMMARY: The Medical Billing & Follow-Up Specialist will be responsible for performing all aspects of insurance billing and follow-up functions within their assigned account inventory. They will ensure the timely and accurate submission of claims, follow-up on denied, underpaid, and aging claims, process refund requests, and resolve patient billing inquiries. Furthermore, they will ensure maximum reimbursement for services provided at TCHS by utilizing sound knowledge of insurance rules and regulations, best practice workflows, and the use of multiple software systems. 

 

SHIFT: Full Time Non-Exempt Day Shift, 40 hours/week.   SUPERVISION: Reports to the Revenue Cycle Director

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Associates in Business or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and/or insurance terminology is preferred.
  • One to three year experience in billing, follow-up, or registration within a hospital or clinic setting is preferred.
  • Requires excellent organizational, priority setting and problem solving skills.
  • Requires strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Requires great attention to detail, critical thinking skills, and the ability to work independently.
  • Requires proficient computer and keyboarding skills including Microsoft Office software

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Processes electronic and paper claims in a timely and accurate manner. Ensures edits to electronic claims meet and satisfy billing compliance guidelines for electronic submission.
  • Verifies claims adjudication by utilizing appropriate resources and applications.
  • Resolves clearinghouse and DDE claim errors and payer rejections on a daily basis.
  • Performs immediate follow up on denials and partial payments by utilizing payer websites, phone calls to the payers, and/or internal inquiry.
  • Preforms follow-up on aging unpaid claims utilizing payer websites and phone calls.
  • Reviews remaining balances on accounts after insurance has paid to ensure the account was processed appropriately and performs the next appropriate action.
  • Performs rebills of corrected claims, reconsiderations, and appeals as required.
  • Resolves overpaid accounts by performing payment review to determine if posting corrections are required or/and a refund is due to the insurance company.
  • Processes incoming correspondence from insurance companies, and performs proper action utilizing internal and external resources.
  • Resolve issues holding up timely claim payment, including requests for medical records, coordination of benefit issues, and request for more information, by coordinating with the responsible department.
  • Submits detailed adjustment requests to management by reviewing payer guidelines to determine claim viability.
  • Accurately and thoroughly documents all actions performed on an account in the appropriate area of the EHR system.
  • Initiates telephone or letter contact to patients to obtain additional information as needed.
  • Manages and maintains assigned account inventory, completes required reports, and resolves high priority and aged inventory in a timely manner.
  • Communicates issues to management, including payer, system, or escalated account issues. Identifies denial trends and provide suggestions for resolution.
  • Resolves phone or written inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding billing, charges, and account status.
  • Maintains proficient knowledge of EHR, clearinghouse, and payer systems, as well as any other systems, required for performing required job duties.
  • Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs, continuing education programs, and fulfills yearly requirements as stated by policy. Participates in achieving organizational goals.
  • Assists in orientation of new staff.
  • Maintains a professional attitude with patients, visitors, physicians, office staff and hospital personnel. Assures confidentiality of patient and hospital information, maintaining compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Any other duties as assigned by Revenue Cycle Director.

 

 

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Title Summer Internship
Categories Nursing Services
Location Hebron, NE
Job Information

SUMMER INTERNSHIP – Posted on 4/16/2018 – #152018

Candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com and clicking on “Job Opportunities”. Applications for this position must be submitted by May 4th, 2018, 11:59pm. Applicants who have participated in internship program in the past may also be considered.

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: Chief Nursing Officer

 

SHIFT: May be scheduled up to 24 paid hours/week for CNA duties; Days or Evenings; additional ER and Labor/Delivery unpaid observation hours may be available; internship will be an eight (8) week long program.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS-CNA:         

  • Graduate of an accredited Nursing Assistant Program.
  • Must be enrolled in nursing school classes or pre-med.
  • 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-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.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Title Medical Billing and Follow Up Specialist – Full Time
Categories Finance
Job Information

Medical Billing and Follow-Up Specialist – Full Time – Posted on 3.6.2018 – #072018
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
POSITION SUMMARY: The Medical Billing & Follow-Up Specialist will be responsible for performing all aspects of insurance billing and follow-up functions within their assigned account inventory. They will ensure the timely and accurate submission of claims, follow-up on denied, underpaid, and aging claims, process refund requests, and resolve patient billing inquiries. Furthermore, they will ensure maximum reimbursement for services provided at TCHS by utilizing sound knowledge of insurance rules and regulations, best practice workflows, and the use of multiple software systems.

SHIFT: Full Time Non-Exempt Day Shift, 40 hours/week. SUPERVISION: Reports to the Revenue Cycle Director

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High School Diploma is required.
2. Associates in Business or related field preferred.
3. Knowledge of medical terminology and/or insurance terminology is preferred.
4. One to three year experience in billing, follow-up, or registration within a hospital or clinic setting is preferred.
5. Requires excellent organizational, priority setting and problem solving skills.
6. Requires strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills.
7. Requires great attention to detail, critical thinking skills, and the ability to work independently.
8. Requires proficient computer and keyboarding skills including Microsoft Office software

PRINCIPAL RESPONSBILITIES:
• Processes electronic and paper claims in a timely and accurate manner. Ensures edits to electronic claims meet and satisfy billing compliance guidelines for electronic submission.
• Verifies claims adjudication by utilizing appropriate resources and applications.
• Resolves clearinghouse and DDE claim errors and payer rejections on a daily basis.
• Performs immediate follow up on denials and partial payments by utilizing payer websites, phone calls to the payers, and/or internal inquiry.
• Preforms follow-up on aging unpaid claims utilizing payer websites and phone calls.
• Reviews remaining balances on accounts after insurance has paid to ensure the account was processed appropriately and performs the next appropriate action.
• Performs rebills of corrected claims, reconsiderations, and appeals as required.
• Resolves overpaid accounts by performing payment review to determine if posting corrections are required or/and a refund is due to the insurance company.
• Processes incoming correspondence from insurance companies, and performs proper action utilizing internal and external resources.
• Resolve issues holding up timely claim payment, including requests for medical records, coordination of benefit issues, and request for more information, by coordinating with the responsible department.
• Submits detailed adjustment requests to management by reviewing payer guidelines to determine claim viability.
• Accurately and thoroughly documents all actions performed on an account in the appropriate area of the EHR system.
• Initiates telephone or letter contact to patients to obtain additional information as needed.
• Manages and maintains assigned account inventory, completes required reports, and resolves high priority and aged inventory in a timely manner.
• Communicates issues to management, including payer, system, or escalated account issues. Identifies denial trends and provide suggestions for resolution.
• Resolves phone or written inquiries from patients and insurance companies regarding billing, charges, and account status.
• Maintains proficient knowledge of EHR, clearinghouse, and payer systems, as well as any other systems, required for performing required job duties.
• Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in department meetings, in-service programs, continuing education programs, and fulfills yearly requirements as stated by policy. Participates in achieving organizational goals.
• Assists in orientation of new staff.
• Maintains a professional attitude with patients, visitors, physicians, office staff and hospital personnel. Assures confidentiality of patient and hospital information, maintaining compliance with policies and procedures.
• Any other duties as assigned by Revenue Cycle Director.

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Title Pharmacy Tech Full Time
Categories Pharmacy
Job Information

Pharmacy Technician – Full Time – Posted on 2/27/2018 – #062018
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 assisting in the provision of pharmacy services.

SUPERVISION: Reports to Director of Pharmacy. SHIFT: Full-Time Non-Exempt Days

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Pharmacy technician registration: State of Nebraska requirement. Must be renewed every 2 years.
• Pharmacy technician certification: State of Nebraska requirement to remain lawfully employed after 1 year from anniversary of registration the technician license must be renewed via certification body requirements (continuing education and renewal fees at specified interval)
o Certification may be either from a national certification body (CPhT) or from a state of Nebraska approved certification body (NE-CPhT).
• Graduation from High School or a GED.
• One year pharmacy experience preferred.
• Must have good communication and computer skills.
• Knowledge of pharmaceutical and related medical technology including metric systems of weights and measurements.
• Knowledge of medical safety standards to assist in manufacturing and working with pharmaceutical substances.
• Knowledge of prescription drugs and the dispensing function to check for correctness.
• Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public.
• Read and interpret prescription information and follow oral and written instructions.
• Perform arithmetical computations and use a calculator.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Assists in the dispensing of prescriptions by mixing suspensions, counting capsules or pouring liquids under a pharmacist’s supervision.
• Checks all prescriptions for completeness of information. Verifies patient information and proper physician authorization.
• Enters patient data and prescription information in to the computer system.
• Prepares medications orders including IV admixtures, and unit dosing of medications.
• Calculates correct dosages, converting between metric and apothecary equivalents.
• Delivers solutions and controlled drugs as directed.
• Types prescription labels. Files and prepares billing. Computes prices.
• Assists with inventory control of medications. Helps order supplies and medications. Receives and shelves medications.
• Provides non-drug information to patients and answer simple inquires.
• Cleans pharmacy equipment, utensils, and work areas.
• Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
• Participates in staff development and educational activities.
• Process all cash and charge transactions. Gives patients proper receipts.
• Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
• Performs other duties as needed by the facility.

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Title Hospital RN Full Time, Nights (Sign On Bonus Available!)
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 Environmental Services Tech II – Full Time (Sign On Bonus Available!)
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 wellness center, walls, lights, windows, vents, floors, and pool.
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 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 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.
• Receives routine medication refill request, send request and refill after approval from provider is obtained.
• Performs other job duties as needed.

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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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