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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 Maintenance Engineer
Categories Maintenance
Job Information

Maintenance Engineer

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by maintains all properties owned by Thayer County Health Services. The Maintenance Mechanic assists in all areas of maintenance to ensure a standard of excellence for the comfort and care of the patients and staff of TCHS.

SUPERVISION:

Responsible to the Director of Maintenance

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:      

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Associates Degree in an engineering related field preferred.
  • A minimum of 5 years progressive experience in mechanical, electrical, plumbing and carpentry preferred.
  • Licenses in related areas such as EPA Certification preferred.
  • Computer knowledge preferred, especially controlled system software.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain Floors in all properties of TCHS (Stripping, Buffing, Waxing, Carpet Cleaning…)
  • Upholstery Cleaning
  • Minor Electrical (Fixture Relocation, Motor Repair, Ballast Replacement…)
  • Grounds Maintenance (Including Mowing, Gardening, Snow Removal…)
  • Laundry Transport
  • Minor Carpentry (Building Walls, Custom Cabinetry, Furniture Repair…)
  • Minor Drywall, Finishing and Painting
  • Minor Plumbing (Sink, Toilet, Urinal Repair or Replacement, Drain Maintenance…)
  • HVAC-R Maintenance and Repair (Mini-Splits, AHUs, RTUs, Chiller and Boiler Plant…)
  • Minor Automobile Maintenance (Oil and Filter Changes, Air Pressure Monitoring, Wiper Blades…)
  • Maintenance PMs as Scheduled
  • 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 Hospital RN – PRN
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

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 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 Director of Nursing.

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.

 

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Title Registration Clerk – Patient Access
Categories Administrative
Job Information

SUPERVISION:
Reports to the Patient Access Team Lead.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• High School Diploma is required.
• Knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.
• Prior experience with registration functions for a Rural Health Clinic is preferred.
• Computer and keyboarding skills required.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Maintains excellent phone skills emphasizing customer service excellence.
• Greets patients in prompt fashion, inquiring of their needs and assisting when needed.
• Registers current and future patients for clinic, hospital, lab, radiology, rehab and specialty appointments and procedures according to departmental guidelines.
o Obtains data required to initiate and/or complete patient records including verification of all demographic, employment, retirement, accident and insurance information to ensure accuracy.
o Ensure insurance precertification, referral, and authorization requirements have been met for commercial, government and worker’s compensation payers.
o Obtains authorization signatures for consent to treatment, release of information, financial responsibility, and any other necessary forms.
o Scans insurance cards, referrals, consents and patient identification documents into document imaging software.
o Determines and collects patient co-pays, deductibles and applicable co-insurance amounts required by insurance guidelines and internal policies and procedures.
• Refers patients to the Financial Counselor as needed.
• Follows up on obtaining any required information that is unavailable at the time of registration.
• Counts and balances cash drawer, completes deposit and follows department process for all monies collected.
• General secretarial duties as needed.
• Works flexible work schedule hours as required.
• Works in CPSI and Allscripts software 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.
• Assists in orientation of new staff.
• Participates in achieving organizational goals.
• Maintains effective working relationships with patients, visitors, physicians, office staff, hospital personnel, and the public.
• Assures confidentiality of patient and hospital information, maintaining compliance with policies and procedures.
• Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:
Performance metrics will include error rates, percentage of patient responsibility payments collected or secured, and other factors determined by management.

SHIFT:
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Evenings

Closing Date: 10/01/2014 Contact Information
Human Resources
Email: humanresources@tchsne.org

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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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