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Title Phlebotomist – Full Time
Categories Laboratory
Job Information

Phlebotomist – Posted on 7/31/2015 @ 9:45am – Full Time

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 exercising appropriate judgment based on knowledge and skills, contributing and participating in all aspects of the laboratory department.

SUPERVISION:

Responsible to the medical technologists and lab manager.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:                   

  • Must possess a minimum of high school diploma or GED.
  • No experience required, will train on site.
  • Must be willing to become certified by the ASCP and maintain proper standing.
  • Requires full range of body motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires visual acuity and normal color perception.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs laboratory services and blood collection in accordance with CLIA standards and within the established budget.
  • Adhere to the behavior and value standards set forth by Thayer County Health Services.
  • Adheres to phlebotomy methods that provide the highest quality of specimens.
  • Insure procedures are adhered to so that tests are performed accurately.
  • Participate in proficiency testing and ensure that PT samples are tested like patients and results are reviewed, problem identified and problem corrected. Sign PT testing prior to submission.
  • Adhere to quality assurance and quality control programs that are in place.
  • Maintain acceptable levels of performance.
  • Utilizes consultation when needed.
  • Have proper education, training and experience prior to patient interaction.
  • Identify training needs and participate in regular in-service training.
  • Coordinates ordering and receiving of laboratory supplies.
  • Develop and maintain a professional working relationship with the medical staff.
  • Maintain an environment of transparency, respect, and open communication with other departments to ensure quality service to patients.
  • Maintain an efficient, effective LEAN process in all aspects of laboratory actions and responsibilities.
  • Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality.
  • Attends seminars/workshops pertaining to the department. Attends committee and employee meetings.
  • Participates in volunteer activities that promote community, hospital and individual growth.
  • Will be required to participate and complete the CORE Values program.
  • Will be required to complete the Strength Finders assessment.
  • May be asked to serve on special committees as management and laboratory director requires.
  • Keeps workrooms, equipment, and accessories clean.
  • Obtains various specimens from patients, either at bedside, at nursing home or in the lab. Including: capillary, venous, arterial, and therapeutic phlebotomies. Working with pediatric through geriatric patients.
  • Performs tasks related to these tests, such as recording patient’s charges, and identifying and labeling specimens to be retained, prepares specimens for send out or mailing.
  • Needs to be proficient in computers, LIS/HIS systems and EMR.
  • Develop and maintain an environment of safety.
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Title Certified Medical Office Assistant OR Clinic LPN – Full Time
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Certified Medical Office Assistant OR Clinic LPN – Full Time – Posted on 8/12/2015 @4:30pm

External and Internal 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 exercising appropriate scope of practice judgement based on knowledge, skills and understanding; developing and maintaining patient care functions for the clinic.

SUPERVISION:

Reports to the Physician and Director of Clinical Services

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must possess a current valid certification
  • Must possess a current Medication Aide license (or LPN License if LPN)
  • Must have good communication skills
  • Maintain current CPR certification

PRINICIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares the patient for each visit with the doctor according to the reason given for the visit.
  • Performs general nursing care to patients.       Administer prescribed medications and treatments within scope of practice.
  • Insures that patient information is accurate and up to date with all known medical information.
  • Perform lab test as ordered by Provider
  • Maintain supplies in exam rooms
  • Prepare equipment and aids the provider during treatment, examination, and testing of patients.
  • Schedules patients as needed.
  • Enters lab/radiology test as ordered by provider.
  • Maintain timely flow of patients.
  • Instructs family/patients regarding medications and treatments.
  • Document accurately and all pertinent information about the visit in the EHR.
  • Attend regular staff meetings
  • Maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Perform other duties as needed.
  • Insure supplies are ordered.
  • Helps other team members as needed.

 

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Title Hospital CNA – Full Time Days
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Hospital CNA – Days

Posted on 8/21/15  @ 1:45pm

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 Director of Nursing and/or Nursing Supervisor

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-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 Environmental Services Tech I – Part Time
Categories Environmental Services
Job Information

Environmental Services Tech – Part Time – Posted on 7/31/2015 @ 12:00pm

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.

SUPERVISION:

Reports to Environmental Services Supervisor.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:              

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 3-5 years of clinical and/or infection control are preferred.

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.
  • 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, scrubs floor.
  • 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 Health Coach – PRN
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Health Coach – PRN   Posted on 7/20/2015 @ 3.00pm

Internal Posting Only – Only TCHS Employees may apply.

Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position is responsible for assisting with organizational wellness strategic vision including research and distribution of wellness data and reports; creating, implementing, and analyzing wellness programs and incentives; coordinating and leading the wellness committee and reporting to Administration on the return on investment of the wellness initiatives. Must be a champion for wellness setting a positive example and creating an encouraging environment for overall employee health and wellness at work and in the community.

SUPERVISION:

Reports to Wellness Coordinator and CNO.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:                                                     

  • Current valid Nebraska state license required.
  • Bachelors degree preferred in Health/Wellness Management, Health Education, Physical Education, Exercise Science/Physiology, Nursing and/or closely related field OR equivalent level of experience/education required. One to two years of prior experience with personal wellness coaching is desired.
  • Have mental stamina to withstand stress and strain. Good memory, patient, and tactful. Emotionally stable. Able to listen to direct. Skilled in organization, multitasking, and teamwork.
  • Computer and keyboarding skills required.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with coordinating organizational wellness program which includes a strategic wellness vision and research and implementing and analyzing wellness initiatives with the direction of the wellness coordinator.
  • Leads and directs the wellness committee ensuring active participation of all members. Ensures all locations are represented on the committee.
  • Develops, coordinates, and implements wellness initiatives such as health improvement campaigns; health fairs; incentive programs, etc. in conjunction with the wellness committee and upon approval from Administration. Maximizes participation through internal and external marketing.
  • Creates measurable objectives and collects data on program participation and employee satisfaction to evaluate and recommend future programming. Identifies barriers to program participation and behavior change and continually seeks ways to improve participation in programs.
  • Reviews and selects effective health educational resource materials (i.e. value of preventive care; importance of knowing risk factors, cholesterol and BP numbers, BMI, etc.) for distribution to all employees through various avenues such as news articles, flyers, and books.
  • Looks for opportunities at the worksite to make it easier for employees to adopt healthy behaviors ( e.i., food in cafeterias, vending machines, walking paths, weight management classes, etc.)
  • Establishes and maintains a strong working relationship with WorkWell and other community or nationwide health organizations.
  • Provides health/wellness related counseling and one on one developmental coaching of employees.
  • Conducts workout classes for staff. Provides personalized workout plans to employees if requested.
  • Assists with establishing health and wellness related policies and procedures.
  • Assists with encouraging employee participation in community walks or other related events.
  • Researches the internet to find free resources for distribution to employees and/or ideas for wellness programs and initiatives.
  • Maintains records of participation in wellness programs and one on one counseling/coaching sessions while safeguarding confidentiality of employee health and other personal information.
  • Works with Human Resources on establishing incentives options related to health insurance programs based on employee participation in various wellness programs.
  • Assists with annual budget preparation for the wellness program.
  • Assists with the development and management of student wellness internship program.
  • Committed to conducting all behavior with integrity and high ethical standards.
  • Provides leadership to colleagues, students, and other team members to ensure that workloads are distributed fair and equal and that our number one goal of providing excellence of service and care to our patients and their families is accomplished every day.
  • Consistently and reliably works scheduled hours.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality of employees and the organization.
  • Willingly shares and promotes expertise and teamwork with fellow members and assists in the orientation of new staff.
  • Communicates with patients, families and team members in a manner which promotes dignity and respect.
  • Consistently seeks ways to improve work procedures and methods to increase effectiveness and efficiency in the organization.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by management.
  • Assists with development and maintenance of wellness center including memberships, equipment, and assisting clients with orientation to the wellness center upon membership.
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Title 340B Specialist Tech – Full Time
Categories Pharmacy
Job Information

Pharmacy – 340B Specialist Tech

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by under general supervision, oversees the activities of the 340b Drug Pricing Program for all qualified entities within Thayer County Health Services, maximizing program participation while maintaining full compliance with program rules.

SUPERVISION:

Reports to Director of Pharmacy.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:                       

  • Graduation from High School or a GED.
  • Tech certification preferred.
  • Minimum one year pharmacy experience required, and 1-3 years required.
  • Must have good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical and related medical technology.
  • Knowledge of metric and apothecary 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.
  • Ability to read and interpret prescription information.
  • Ability to read and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to perform arithmetical computations and use a calculator.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain consistent policies and procedures for 340(b) that maximize participation with the program while assuring full program compliance.
  • Reviews and monitors all points of service where 340(b) Drug Pricing Program participation occurs to ensure policies and procedures are followed accordingly and is responsible to be the institutional compliance expert with regard to plan qualifications, policies, and procedures.
  • Routinely monitors utilization records, 340(b) purchasing accounts to ensure software or tools are working properly and accurately, performing audits and both internal and external compliance assessments to validate processes.
  • Collaborates with the finance department to monitor changes that could affect 340(b) qualification such as changes in the points of service position on the cost report, any changes in institutional ownership or related joint ventures and any variations or negative trends in DSH percentages.
  • Develop process to maximize use of all the available tools built into the 340B software.
  • Maintain 340B software to ensure appropriate products are linked to the appropriate charge code and in the correct ratio as well as maintain system when new charge codes are created.
  • Regularly communicate with all staff involved with 340(b) to be sure processes remain efficient and to address any problems or suggestions for improvement; also establishing a clear way for them to communicate any concerns or problems at any time.
  • Develop and maintain relationship with all Contract Pharmacy ownership and/or staff, serving as the point person for questions, problems, and concerns.
  • Places drug order for covered entities.
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Title Full Time RN – Hospital
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Full Time RN – Hospital   ($1,500 sign-on bonus available if hired)

RN –

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 nursing situations, participates in planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care, is involved in a quality assurance program to provide optimal patient care.

SUPERVISION:

Reports to House RN Supervisor and 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.

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.

Updated posting on 3/30/2015

Updated Posting from Part Time to Full Time on 5/15/2015

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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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