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Title Staff Pharmacist Part Time or Full Time
Categories Pharmacy
Job Information

Staff Pharmacist – Part Time or Full Time – Posted on 1/18/2018 – #022018
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 providing prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals according to professional standards and practices.

SHIFT: Days; Full Time or Part Time SUPERVISION: Reports to Director of Pharmacy.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Pharmacy degree from an American Council for pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited school of pharmacy and licensed through the successful passage of a licensure exam in accordance with National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. PharmD preferred.
• Possession of a State of Nebraska Pharmacist License in good standing.
• Three years of experience as a Pharmacist preferred.
• Must have good communication skills; both written and verbal.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provides specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes including, but not limited to, advising physicians on issues concerning drug therapy, the inherent toxicity of drugs and their side effects, as well as assisting in the prescription of the appropriate doses and ensuring that adequate quantities of drugs and supplies are ordered and maintained.
• Is responsible for the preparation and dispensing of all medications within the facilities, overseeing non-pharmacist personnel involved in the medication use process and ensuring that all prescription and medication orders are accurate, complete, and appropriate for the individual patient and in compliance with all state and federal legal requirements.
• Maintains relationships with medical and nursing staff; providing timely information pertaining to pharmaceuticals, therapeutic options, drug usage and compatibility, state and federal regulations regarding drug controls, and Nebraska Department of Health standards.
• Conducts and evaluates medication use reviews as needed, assessing patient compliance and outcomes; and suggests modifications so as to achieve desired outcomes; instructs patients in the proper use of prescribed drugs and makes patient care rounds with physicians to evaluate patient progress as needed.
• Individualizes medication regimens using sound principles, accounting for pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetic variations in drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination with responsibility for establishing and continually improving the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients within areas of direct responsibility and assisting others in the department with the same.
• Ensures that medicinal products are stored appropriately and securely to ensure inventory is maintained in accordance with state and federal requirements.
• Responds to medication related queries from within the hospital, other hospitals and the general public.
• Maintains strict standards of confidentiality, complying with but not limited to HIPPA recommendations and regulations.
• Keeps up to date with, and contributes to changing drug knowledge and healthcare developments in collaboration with medical staff and other colleagues.
• Writes guidelines for drug use within the hospital and long-term care facilities, preparing drug and therapeutic bulletins and implementing necessary regulations and related hospital/departmental policies and procedures.
• Provide information related to budgets and drug expenditures. Processes all cash and credit transactions as required, giving patients proper receipts and related information.
• Attends required meetings and participates in facility and community committees as requested.
• Mentors healthcare professionals in training including, but not limited to, pharmacy, medical, and nursing students; activities should include both practical and didactic experiences.
• Provides monthly consulting to our contracted LTC facilities.
• Performs other duties as needed by facility.

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Title Wellness Center Director – Full Time
Categories Wellness Center
Job Information

Wellness Center Director – Full Time – Posted on 2/1/2018 – #032018
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for the overall management of the Korff Fitness and Wellness Center. This includes the development and management of TCHS and Corporate Wellness Programs.

SUPERVISION: Reports to the Chief Operating Officer SHIFT: Exempt, Full Time, Days

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, health education, or related field required.
• Personal Training or Athletic Training Certification preferred.
• Prior experience managing a wellness center preferred.
• Knowledge of wellness and health promotion preferred.
• Computer and communication skills required.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Manages all aspects of the Fitness and Wellness Center which includes overseeing day to day operations.
• Develops effective marketing strategies to promote the Fitness and Wellness Center.
• Implements community health risk assessment plans to determine the population health and lifestyle needs.
• Develops, recommends, and implements the budget and goals for the Fitness and Wellness Center and Wellness Programs.
• Communicates with outside vendors appropriately and effectively.
• Plans and markets corporate wellness programs by assessing organizational needs, establishing program goals, and designing the program.
• Maintains accurate records to ensure confidentiality of data collected through assessments, screenings and health promotion activities while ensuring compliance with HIPAA regulations.
• Maintains tracking tools to measure employee participation and health improvements.
• Instructs, motivates, and guides wellness program participants.
• Conducts program evaluations that include statistical analysis, results interpretation, and program trends.
• Designs and distributes materials to promote health education programs and activities for TCHS employees and the community.
• Serves as a health and wellness resource for TCHS employees and the community.
• Participates in the development of the TCHS wellness program utilizing the insurance carrier.
• Assists with coordinating the annual TCHS Wellness/Trauma Symposium.
• Presents self in a professional manner.
• Enhances professional growth through participation in education programs, current literature, in-service meetings, and/or workshops.
• Plans and prioritizes tasks effectively.
• Evaluates employee performance and recommends merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary actions.
• Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
• Directs financial operations for the Wellness Center and Wellness Programs.
• Displays initiative, enthusiasm, diplomacy and tact.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Title Facilities Coordinator/Safety Administrator Full Time
Categories Maintenance
Job Information

Facilities Coordinator/Safety Administrator – Full Time – Posted on 2/2/2018 – #042018
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Facilities Coordinator will work closely with the Facilities Director to support all facilities and safety department activities. The Coordinator will be the first point of contact for internal and external departments or vendors seeking support and information from the Facilities departments at TCHS. The Coordinator will provide administrative support to the Facilities departments with functions such as: CAFM coordination, compliance records management, help-desk support for departments, maintaining contracts and records, coordination of project activities and providing scheduling support. In addition, the Coordinator will assist the Facilities Director with the administration of the Safety and Compliance departmental activities.

SUPERVISION: Reports to the Facilities Director SHIFT: Non-Exempt, Full Time 30 hours/week, Days

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
• Bachelor’s degree in business or accounting preferred
• Associates degree and 2 years of facilities management experience or 4 years of facilities management experience in lieu of Bachelor’s degree
Experience:
• Demonstrated ability to work and communicate professionally, verbally and in written form with internal and external persons
• Demonstrated customer service excellence
• Experience with database systems
Knowledge:
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of products is required
• Knowledge of Policy, Procedures and Compliance
• Business or facilities management knowledge
Skills:
• Must have strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
• Responsibility for follow-up on actions based on various team projects
• High organizational skills in managing multiple projects simultaneously
• Ability to perform and manage technically complex projects using independent judgement and personal initiative
• Build strong internal and external networking relationships to understand changes in the industry or service expectations
• Must provide excellent customer service
• Work independently without regular supervision
• Recognize and act on opportunities; adjust direction when situations warrant
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES – Facility Office Coordinator:
• Assists Facilities Director in all aspects of project implementation as needed
• Support the security access-control database in conjunction with the security contractor
• Assists Facilities departments with the operation of CAFM (Computer Aided Facility Management) software as the central source of communication for all facilities departments
• Assist Facilities Director with coordination of all Facilities activities, work direction and support systems
• Manage education for New Hire Orientation
• Independently maintain and update administrative policies and processes
• Responsible for the organization of digital and paper filing systems for all facilities departments (according to all regulatory compliance)
• Responsible for facility event and conference room scheduling
• Assist facilities staff with parts, supplies and materials management
• Assists Facilities Director with facility planning
• Takes minutes for all facilities meetings
• Performs other duties as assigned
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES – Safety Administrator:
• Maintains safety policies and procedures
• Assists Facilities Director in planning and implementing safety programs and training for those programs
• Assist Facilities Director with organization of the Hospital Incident Command System
• Maintain Continuity of Operations Plan
• Be responsible for TCHS compliance with regulations, including fire codes, ADA and disaster regulations
• Facilitate fire drills and safety rounds
• Responsible for coordination of the Decontamination Team training activities
• Serves on committees and attends meetings as assigned

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Title Nutritional Services Cook – Full Time (Sign On Bonus Available!)
Categories Dietary Services
Job Information

Nutritional Services Cook – Full Time – Posted on 12/28/2017 – #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 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 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 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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