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Title Clinic Triage RN Full Time
Categories Nursing Services
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Clinic Triage RN Full Time

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 Clinic Manager.
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.
• Straight Medicaid patient prior authorizations for radiology procedures.
• Have knowledge of coding for prior authorizations.
• Performs other job duties as needed.

 

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Title Specialty Clinic Staff (RN/LPN) PRN
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Specialty Clinic Staff (RN/LPN)  PRN

 

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. Reports to head of Specialty Clinic, and ultimately to the Chief Nursing Officer.

SUPERVISION:

Reports to Specialty Clinic Supervisor.

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:

  • Participates in scheduling patients for appropriate clinics, prepares the patient records for the clinic, planning care for patients utilizing physician orders, instructions, established standards, nursing techniques, policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for working with office staffs/patients/families/other facilities to coordinate care.
  • Performs nursing care and service for patients such as assessment & documentation of signs & symptoms, administering sterile treatments, assisting with examinations, participating in rehabilitation of patients, and & showing appropriate use and care of resources all in accordance with the medical and /or nursing plan of care.
  • Assists physicians, nurses and others as required; responsible for total patient care of the patient in the Specialty Clinic.
  • Assumes responsibilities for the development and implantation of standards in Specialty Clinic.
  • Performs patient telephone triage, assessing the needs and coordinates the needs with the referring clinic.
  • Prepares, administers, and documents oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular medications.
  • Assist in planning, providing, & evaluating patient care as a member of the Specialty Clinic team.
  • Demonstrates proper use of equipment used in Specialty Clinic.
  • Performs duties in care and cleaning of rooms and equipment after use, stocks supplies in designated areas, and keeps the area clean and in order.
  • Observes, records, and reports to the appropriate persons, general and specific physical and mental conditions of patients.
  • Performs selected procedures and therapeutic treatments, provides nursing care in Specialty Clinic following demonstration of competence.
  • Promotes patient education and assists in teaching patient health maintenance & 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.
  • Assists in training and orientation of new employees.
  • Participates in Quality Assurance, committees where requested/needed, attends in-service programs, employee meetings, and required educational trainings as the clinic permits.
  • Completes the competency checklist that is required for each Specialty Clinic doctor.
  • Establishes and maintains effective relationships with patients, families, medical staff, and other facility staff.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Title Lab-Medical Technologist
Categories Laboratory
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Lab-Medical Technologist

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:

Reports to Director/Supervisor of Laboratory.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:                       

  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in the field of Medical Technology or Medical Laboratory Science. Needs ASCP or AMT professional certification, and must 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:

  • Maintains and performs laboratory services in accordance with CLIA standards and within the established budget.
  • Adheres to test methods that provide the quality of results required for patient testing.
  • 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 analytical performance.
  • Ensure technical problems are corrected and patient test results are reported only when systems are working properly.
  • Monitor testing procedures to ensure acceptable levels of performance.
  • Ensure reports are adequate.
  • Utilizes consultation when needed.
  • Have proper education, training and experience prior to reporting patient results.
  • Identify training needs and participate in regular in-service training.
  • Is required to read procedure manual for all available tests annually.
  • Works closely with a reference lab to ensure high quality testing, correct billing and timely reports for send out tests.
  • Coordinates ordering and receiving of laboratory supplies.
  • Collects data, prepares reports, answers correspondence, and compiles statistics for administration.
  • 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 complete the Strength Finders assessment.
  • May be asked to serve on special committees as management and laboratory director requires.
  • Operates and maintains all laboratory equipment.
  • Keeps workrooms, equipment, and accessories clean.
  • Obtains various specimens from patients, either at bedside, at nursing home or in the lab. Including: capillary, venous, and arterial specimens. Working with pediatric through geriatric patients.
  • Performs tests and related duties in the areas of urinalysis, chemistry, microbiology, coagulation, serology, hematology, and transfusion services using standard laboratory methods and techniques as determined by the pathologist.
  • Performs tasks related to these tests, such as posting results, recording patient’s charges, and identifying and labeling specimens to be retained, prepares specimens for send out or mailing.
  • Maintains instrumentation by performing scheduled required preventive maintenance.
  • Needs to be proficient in computers, LIS/HIS systems and EMR.
  • Shares in rotation for on call, to perform emergency tests during the night, on weekends and holidays.
  • Develop and maintain an environment of safety.

 

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Title 340B Specialist Tech
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 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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