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Title Paramedic – PRN
Categories Nursing Services
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Paramedic – PRN

Posted on 6/3/2015 at 3:30pm; classification updated to PRN on 6/24/2015

 

This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by rendering basic and advanced life support and emergency medical techniques to those in need of assistance; including emergency ambulance calls and transport trips, to participate in continuing education and training relative to medical and industry advancements.

SUPERVISION:

Reports to Chief Nursing Officer

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:                       

  • High School Graduation or GED supplemented by specialized college level training in emergency paramedic techniques.
  • A minimum of two years experience as a paramedic is preferred.
  • Must have excellent communication skills.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Renders pre-hospital emergency care according to established medical protocols.
  • Performs triage and a variety of emergency medical treatments at the basic and advanced life support level. Provides continuing care and treatment while en-route to an emergency medical facility; monitors and electronically reports changes in patient condition.
  • Under medical direction and following prescribed standing orders performs a variety of invasive and non-invasive therapies including but not limited to assessment and evaluation of the ill and injured, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation, administration of drugs, agents and solutions, intubation and pulmonary ventilation, drawing of blood samples for analysis, application of dressing and bandages, control of shock and immobilization of fractures, and all other skills contained within the Department of Transportation manual of knowledge objectives for Paramedics.
  • Assist and coordinate with Volunteer Fire Department and other emergency service agencies in rescue operations, motor vehicle accidents and other emergency situations.
  • Perform a variety of emergency medical treatment services at the basic and advanced life support levels.
  • Employ safe lifting and moving techniques.
  • Handle radio communications during emergency and non-emergency situations professionally.
  • Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

  • Knowledgeable in approved medical protocols, standing orders, policies and procedures, techniques of proper drug administration, emergency medical techniques, medical terminology and abbreviations, medical characteristics of various drugs and solutions, record keeping procedures and methods of documentation, all applicable local, state and federal regulations, infectious disease, universal precautions and decontamination.
  • Ability to work long hours, learn the geography of local areas, think quickly and in emergencies and judge situations and people accurately, understand and carry out oral and written directions, prepare concise and comprehensive written reports, while remaining within commonly accepted standards for grammar, work safely under hazardous conditions, perform cardio pulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation, correctly administer therapeutic drugs and solutions, be on call and available to work extended shifts when necessary, communicated clearly and concisely both orally and in writing, respond to directions, establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-employees and those contacted in the course of work, maintain sufficient personal health and physical fitness to perform all job duties, respond to duty in the course of any man-made or natural disasters.
  • Possession of Nebraska Paramedic Certification or Licensed Paramedic.
  • Basic Trauma Life Support Certificate and Advanced Life Support Certificate.
  • Must maintain yearly CE hours with current guidelines.
  • Must exercise profession l initiative to stay current with new drugs and treatment procedure guidelines.
  • Will conform to TCHS procedures and policies.
  • Will perform all duties as described by the job description within the scope of licensure.
  • Does not discuss patient matters such as medical treatment, diagnosis, or history outside of the clinical setting.
  • Maintains a positive attitude and a professional demeanor in keeping with TCHS Behavior Standards.
  • Maintains appearance and hygiene in a professional manner.
  • Willingly accepts new responsibilities and cooperates with implementation of change.
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Title Facility Office Coordinator – Full Time
Categories Maintenance
Job Information

Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE

Facilities Office Coordinator – Full Time – Posted on 7/3/2015 @ 10:20am

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 Facility Office Coordinator assists in all areas of Facilities to ensure a standard of excellence for the comfort and care of the patients and staff of TCHS.

SUPERVISION:

Responsible to the Vice President of Facilities

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required
  • Experience with database systems preferred
  • Healthcare experience preferred

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists Facilities departments with the operation of CAFM (Computer Aided Facility Management) software as the central source of communication for all facilities departments.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for vehicle scheduling.
  • Assists Facilities departments with policy, procedures and safety.
  • Assists VP of Facilities with facility planning.
  • Takes minutes for all facilities meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Title Nutritional Services Cook – Full Time
Categories Dietary Services
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Full Time Nutritional Services Cook – Posted on 5/4/2015 @ 3:40pm

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 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 Full Time RN – Hospital
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Full Time RN – Hospital

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 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 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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