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Title Hospital RN – Full Time, Part Time or PRN
Categories Nursing Services
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Hospital RN – Full Time, Part Time or PRN   

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.

SHIFT: Full Time – three 12 hour shifts/week, 5pm-5am, rotating holidays and weekends; Part Time: Two 12 hour shifts /week, 5pm-5am, rotating holidays and weekends. PRN: As need; 16 hours per quarter minimum.

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.

Posting on 6/15/2015

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Title Nutritional Services Cook – Full Time
Categories Dietary Services
Job Information

Nutritional Services Cook I – Full Time, Posted on 7/20/2016
#172016
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 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.
SHIFT: Full Time Non-Exempt; 40 hours evening; 10:30a-7:00pm; Rotating weekends and holidays.
SUPERVISION:
Reports to Nutritional Services Director.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED preferred.
• One to two years of experience is preferred, but not 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 Nutritional Services Director Exempt Full Time
Categories Dietary Services
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Nutritional Services Director – Full Time, Posted on 8/22/2016
#192016
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 being responsible for organizing, developing, and directing the overall operations of Nutritional Services.

SUPERVISION: Reports to Facilities VP

SHIFT: Exempt Full-Time

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• Culinary Arts degree preferred.
• A minimum of 2 years of experience in a supervisory capacity in a healthcare facility preferred.
• Must have Certified Dietary Manager with completion in a Food Protection Manager Program in accordance to Nebraska Food Code.
• A minimum of 2 years of experience in a nutritional services supervisory capacity in a healthcare setting preferred.
• Computer knowledge required (i.e. email, Microsoft Office).

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Interviews, orients, implements training programs, and evaluate the Nutritional Services personnel.
• Oversees the implementation of implementation of therapeutic diets in coordination with the Registered Dietitian, to ensure that quality food service and nutritional care is provided to patients, employees and guests.
• Performs Patient Nutritional Screening on all patients as required by established policy and procedure and Federal and State guidelines.
• Establishes or updates policies and procedures for the department in accordance with Federal and State guidelines.
• Implements and monitors adherence to programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the department and organization. Ensures the policies, procedures, and regulations for food service operation are being followed by staff.
• Purchases, receives, stores, and inventories food, supplies, and equipment using cost control methods. Ensures food is available according to the menus and standardized recipes.
• Makes recommendations to the administrator to ensure adequate staffing to meet patient and cafeteria needs. Develops employee schedules using established organization/department policies and procedures.
• Collects data and implements a Quality Improvement (Q.I.) plan. Monitors or implements solutions/improvements to identified quality processes.
• Participates in the Infection Control program of the facility.
• Collects and reports all data, to the business office regarding meals served, as required by Medicare rules and Regulations.
• Develops and implements an annual budget.
• Completes reports and duties accurately and on time (i.e., processes invoices, Medicare numbers, expenses and incomes.)
• Completes bi-weekly payroll. Manages staff time and attendance, employee calendars, absence reports etc.
• Writes and implements all cleaning schedules for dietary staff.
• Updates material safety data sheets for all hazardous materials in the department and trains the personnel on them.
• Ensures a safe work environment in accordance with safety rules. Ensures safety reports are completed correctly and timely (i.e., accident/incident, department fire drill forms, etc.)
• Communicates and/or coordinates with Facilities and Information Systems staff the need for repairs on equipment.
• Responsible for the implementation of food-related special events.
• Seeks out new methods and principles and is willing and able to incorporate them into existing practices. Provides input and ideas into decisions affecting the dietary department.
• Serves on committees and attends meetings as assigned.
• Other duties and responsibilities as required.

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Title Registration Clerk Non-Exempt Full Time
Categories Administrative
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Registration Clerk – Full Time, Posted on 8/22/2016
#182016
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 registering patients for clinic, hospital, lab, radiology, rehab and specialty services accurately, completely, and timely by following established standards and procedures. The Registration Clerk is responsible for maximizing hospital reimbursement by utilizing sound knowledge of insurance requirements, upholds patient confidentiality and rights, and recognizes patients immediate needs and acts appropriately to meet their needs. In all interactions, the Registration Clerk projects a caring and professional attitude towards patients, physicians, physician office staff, visitors, co-workers and all personnel.

SUPERVISION: Reports to Revenue Cycle Director

SHIFT: Full Time, Non-Exempt, 40 hours/week 7 am – 3:30 pm M-F with alternating Saturday mornings

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.
• Obtains data required to initiate and/or complete patient records including verification of all demographic, employment, retirement, accident and insurance information to ensure accuracy.
• Ensure insurance precertification, referral, and authorization requirements have been met for commercial, government and worker’s compensation payers.
• Obtains authorization signatures for consent to treatment, release of information, financial responsibility, and any other necessary forms.
• Scans insurance cards, referrals, consents and patient identification documents into document imaging software.
• 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.

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Title Medical Clinic Director – Full Time Exempt
Categories Administrative, Nursing Services
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Medical Clinic Director – Posted on 6/7/2016 @3:40pm #122016
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 scope of practice judgement based on knowledge, leadership skills and understanding; developing and maintaining patient care functions for the clinic.
SUPERVISION:
Reports to Chief Nursing Officer or Chief Executive Officer
SHIFT: Exempt, 40 hours/week, Days
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Must possess an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred.
• Clinical experience preferred.
• Must have good oral and written communications skills.
• Must possess leadership abilities.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Oversees scheduling and staffing of personnel and medical staff in the clinics.
• Oversees ordering of all necessary supplies and equipment.
• Oversees instrument maintenance, quality control, and quality assurance.
• Monitors and maintains standards of accreditation and policies and procedures.
• Manages care essentials to the assessment, promotions, maintenance, and restoration of patients’ health and wellness.
• Insures that patient records are properly maintained and kept up to date with all known medical information.
• Maintains laboratory records in accordance with standard laboratory practice. (CLIA)
• Evaluates performance and recommends merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary actions.
• Resolves work problems to ensure quality patient service.
• Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
• Participates in professional development activities to keep current with medical clinic practices.
• Maintains and promotes strict confidentiality through education and example.
• Develops departmental goals and objectives in consultation with the Administrator.
• Assists in development of financial budget for clinics.
• Displays initiative, enthusiasm, diplomacy and tact.
• Performs other duties as needed.

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Title Ward Clerk/CNA – Full Time – 36 hours/week
Categories Nursing Services
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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
SHIFT: Full Time Non-Exempt, 36 hours/week, nights, rotating weekends and holidays;
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-WARD CLERK:
• Admit patient to ER, OP, IP, and SB and complete SBAR on all new admissions.
• Check back up computer.
• Answers telephone in a polite and professional manner and relays messages or finds RN to obtain MD orders and other pertinent information.
• Maintains patient confidentiality.
• Disassembles chart after patient is dismissed and makes pertinent copies.
• Keep supply of all forms in desk drawer, and updates forms/orders as necessary.
• Inform business office and kitchen of admissions, dismissals, room changes, and level of care. Make copies of face sheets for Echo and Dopplers?
• Double check SBAR for missed orders.
• Start EMTALA forms for ER patients, make appropriate copies for all discharges/transfers to nursing homes, home health and receiving hospitals.
• Make ID and allergy bands for new admissions. Note date and time of admission on Kardex.
• Input orders into computer system. Page both overhead and on call personnel as needed.
• Schedule outpatient, clinic and ER follow-up appointments.
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 340B Specialist Tech – Full Time
Categories Pharmacy
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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 Environmental Services Tech I – Full Time
Categories Environmental Services
Job Information

Environmental Services Tech – Full Time – Posted on 2/12/2016 @ 4:23pm
Shift: 11:00am-7:30pm; rotating Saturdays
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 Chief Financial Officer – Exempt Full Time
Categories Finance
Job Information

CFO – Posted on 4/22/2016
Posting #62016 External and Internal Candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE
POSITION SUMMARY:
Manages, coordinates and analyzes the financial aspects of the Critical Access Hospital and Rural Health Clinic Operations. Designs, implements and manages all systems for identifying and controlling the income and expenses within the facilities and lines of business including Charge Master oversight; consults with and advises Chief Executive Officer and Board of Trustees regarding plans for generating increased revenue streams and controlling operational costs in relation to the overall goals of the hospital, strategies, the market and the needs of the community, county and extended patient marketplace.
SHIFT: Exempt Full-Time, Days
SUPERVISION:
Reports to CEO/President.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and CPA required
• Minimum of 5 years working in Accounting, with 3 years as CFO in a Critical Access Rural Hospital.
• Must have successful history of working with CMS (Medicaid, Medicare payment plans and regulations).
• Advance computer skills in Accounting, Excel and Microsoft Word software programs, prefer experience in CPSI, AllScripts, knowledge of Meditech and or EPIC systems.
• ChargeMaster knowledge as well as fundamentals of ICD-10.
• Ten key by touch

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Financial stewardship leadership: Manages the hospital’s financial resources. Responsible to develop a formal budget and supervises budgeting process, providing a standard of measurement so the actual hospital and departmental performance can be evaluated.
• Develops, coordinates and analyzes the hospital’s policies on finance, accounting, insurance, patient billing and internal controls.
• Provides ongoing reviews, analyzes and communicates financial reports and data to the CEO, and Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees.
• Manages the financial policies for the CAH and RHC to control the receipt of revenue, expenditures of funds and preservation of assets.
• Responsible for the supervision and coordination of the functions of reimbursement, budget, patient accounting, patient registration and general ledger accounting, accounts payable, information systems, and material management.
• Evaluates and recommends changes to the administration for rates/charges and the structure for same as appropriate.
• Evaluates the facilities objectives as they relate to the third party reimbursement and the appropriate analysis. Responsible to make the appropriate organization investments and appropriate reporting on the activities and results of the investments as well. This shall be approved by the Board of Trustees.
• Develop department’s operating budget and ensure that operations are maintained within allocated funds.
• Responsible for the ongoing and updated three year capital budget or as appropriately designated.
• Chief facilitator of Meaningful Use 2 and spearheading the CAH and RHC in progressive and timely mode for attestation deadlines and incremental controls thereafter.
• Establish and maintain all appropriate records and reports applicable to the financial operation of the CAH and RHC.
• Reviews financial impact of hospital contracts.
• Prepares periodic reports outlining the institutions’ financial position in all areas of assets, liabilities, income and expense based on past, present and planned future operations.
• Provides for organization and maintenance of an effective system of accounting and cost determination.
• Responsible to continually review and modify cost systems and data collection to ensure maximum reimbursements for patient services.
• Ensures the timely filing of federal, state, third party and other financial reports as required, including the Medicare and Medicaid Cost Reports.
• Responsible to provide for and understand the current insurance needs of the institution and to assure that the proper protection from liability or other loses is being provided.
• Works with HR Director to analyze the cost impact of Employee benefit programs and compensation plans.
• Perform cost studies involving third parties such as private insurance as well as state and federal coverage plans – with active knowledge of national and state-wide insurance exchanges.
• Plans, coordinates, and prepares for year-end audits by public accounting firms and outside auditors
• Directs and supervises departmental staff and interfaces with all CAH and RHC directors and as appropriate, providers.
• Responsible for establishing and maintaining healthy interpersonal relationships with all CAH and RHC team members.
• Abides by all Federal, State and Hospital laws, regulations policies and guidelines as well as those appropriately identified by Thayer County.
• Attends all required meetings and activities, maintaining a professional affiliation to stay abreast of current trends and changes in legislation in the financial field.
• Perform all other duties as assigned

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Title Performance Improvement Coordinator – Full Time
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Performance Improvement Coordinator – Posted on 6/3/2016 @9:10am #102016
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 coordinating the Quality Improvement Program and Peer Review Program. This position also coordinates with performance improvement activities throughout the facility and submits quality data to CMS and HEN.
SHIFT: Non-Exempt Full Time, Days, 40 hours/week
SUPERVISION: Reports to the Chief Nursing Officer
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Current valid Nebraska state license required.
• Bachelor’s degree in nursing preferred but not required.
• Computer and keyboarding skills required.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Functions in a case management role by working with physicians, social services, and nursing staff to ensure admission criteria and length of stay guidelines are met.
• Submits Core Measure chart audit results to CMS quarterly.
• Submits charts to the physicians for internal peer review on a monthly basis; works with Chief Nursing Officer and Chief of Staff to determine what charts are sent for external peer review and coordinates the external peer review with CHI-St. Elizabeth.
• Submits weekly HCAHP data to RCCN.
• Helps coordinate and attends monthly Performance Improvement Committee meetings.
• Gathers and reports quality data on specified criteria to HEN and MBQUIP.
• Attends swing-bed patient care plan meetings and performs a swing-bed comprehensive assessment on patients whose stay is 14 days or longer.
• Enters Core Measure data into facility reporting system on a monthly basis.
• Performs concurrent review of inpatient charts to make sure core measures are being met as well as other quality measure indicators.
• Maintains physician scorecards throughout the year which involves tracking readmissions, delinquent dictation, peer review, and other measures.
• Maintains accurate records to ensure confidentiality of data collected through the health assessment, on-site screening and health promotion activities and in compliance with HIPAA regulations.
• Presents self in a professional manner in all duties and enhances professional growth through participation in education programs, current literature, in-service meetings and workshops.

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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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