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Title Wellness Center Front Desk Clerk
Categories Wellness Center
Job Information

Wellness Center: Front Desk Clerk – Part Time, Posted on 9/2/2016
#192016
External and Internal Candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers

Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE
POSITION SUMMARY:
The front desk attendant is the first person a member will encounter when entering the Wellness Center. The attendant must have a friendly, professional, outgoing personality, be cooperative, and enjoy social interaction. Attendant must exhibit enthusiasm for the Wellness Center and for the job, and be a patient and courteous listener whether by phone or in person while upholding the wellness center’s operating standards in a professional manner at all times.

SHIFT: Non-Exempt; Full Time; Part Time; or PRN

SUPERVISION: Wellness Program Coordinator

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Basic computer skills and telephone etiquette
Detail oriented and strong multi-tasking skills
Excellent customer service skills
Reliable, responsible, and mature
Self-motivated, takes initiative, and is able to work without supervision
Dedicated to working as a team player and maintaining a positive attitude
CPR and first aid certification, preferred

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Open and close Wellness Center as needed.
Reports any incident or accident to wellness coordinator.
Responsible for membership sign-up and checking in members with verification processes along with tours of the Wellness Center.
Becomes knowledgeable about the Wellness Center and its amenities in order to effectively communicate with members and/or guests.
Helps ensure Wellness Center is only accessed by actual members and/or guests, and that it is safe and secure at all times.
Greets each and every guest with a smile and direct eye contact, always upholding great customer service. Ability to work under pressure, and solve problems in a professional manner.
Uses time efficiently throughout shift by checking equipment, locker rooms, inventory, etc.
Ensures proper coverage when it’s necessary to leave the area.
Informs co-worker(s) of pertinent information at the end of the shift.
Informs wellness coordinator of any member, guest, or Wellness Center issues.
Enrolls members and guests in programs.
Assists staff with lifting and storing Wellness Center equipment, furniture, and products to help maintain Wellness Center and prepare for special events.

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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 I.T. System/Network Administrator Full Time
Categories Information Technology
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#212016
External and Internal Candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers

Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE
POSITION SUMMARY: The System/Network Administrator reports to the IT CIO. This position is responsible for the installation, configuration, diagnostics, performance, backup, and ongoing maintenance of all network infrastructure related equipment at TCHS. This position is also responsible for the effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, policies and procedures.

SUPERVISION: Responsible to the CIO SHIFT: Full time, Non-Exempt, Day shift, with 24/7 on call coverage rotation.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s degree (4 year) or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Management or related field.
• Two years’ experience in Information Systems desired. Healthcare IT or other service industry experience desired.
• Network and/or security certifications strongly preferred.
• Experience in installing and maintaining router and switches.
• Knowledge of Ethernet and VLANs preferred.
• Knowledge of TCP/IP preferred.
• Familiarity with Windows operating system.
• Knowledge of virtual desktop preferred.
• Must possess good communication and customer service skills.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Provides computer server specifications, designs, configurations, and implementations
• Presents the planning of system and/or process changes that include analysis, design, development, testing, configuration, installation, implementation, and integration of a variety of systems and storage devices.
• Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT
policies and procedures.
• Engineering of SA-related solutions for various project and operational needs.
• Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
• Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media.
• Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
• Responsible for the day to day system administration support and operations.
• Applies upgrades, patches, and/or hot-fixes to operating systems and applications.
• Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations, supporting media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services.
• Assists with the training of new team members.
• Proactively responds to system problems and issues, communicating system issues or defects to appropriate IT resources.
• Develops and maintains a comprehensive production system hardware and software configuration/library of all supporting documentation.
• Assists other team members along with management in crafting detailed disaster recovery systems and procedures.
• Remains abreast of the latest IT and Healthcare IT industry trends and best practices.
• Performs periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
• Maintains data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
• Fully supports and follows IT Department Change Management policies and procedures.
• Maintains the day to day cleanliness of the Data Center.
• Performs a daily walk through of the Data Center to report and correct any server or appliance trouble indicator lights.
• Performs duties on call as required.
• Demonstrate solid understanding of virtual technologies such as VMware or Hyper-V, and Knowledge of SAN technologies and basic network troubleshooting.
• Oversee the general operation of the enterprise network infrastructure at TCHS, including switches, routers, firewalls, wireless controllers, access points, etc.
• Monitor network/systems performance and make adjustments as necessary
• Solid understanding of basic network concepts such as TCP/IP, UDP, VoIP, subnetting, routing, spanning tree, VPN, etc.
• Establish and maintain network security structure for all switches, routers, firewalls, remote access, VPNs, wireless, etc.
• Maintains knowledge of current technological advances for hardware and software and make recommendations for network improvement.
• Develops and maintains appropriate documentation on network applications, Document system changes in System Log.
• Respond to calls relating to network problems escalated from Help Desk.
• Develops and maintains appropriate documentation on network equipment and configurations, Document system changes in System Log.
• Apply network equipment firmware and software operating system patches and updates as available.
• Document and maintain all network connections in each wiring closet.
• Establish procedures for connecting workstations to the network in coordination with other IT staff.
• Research products to improve performance and administration.
• Determine necessary infrastructure hardware upgrades and make recommendations.
• Prepare basic troubleshooting procedures for use at the Help Desk.
• Prepare and conduct training for Help Desk and Operations staff.
• Prepare escalation procedures for the Help Desk
• Attend on-going vendor training as new releases are available.
• Liaison with hardware vendor when problems arise
• Completion of required project and time logs/reports as required
• Attend meetings as require.

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Title I.T. Computer Analyst – Full Time
Categories Information Technology
Job Information

I.T. Computer Analyst –Full Time, Posted on 9/6/2016
#202016
External and Internal Candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers

Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Computer Analyst reports directly to the CIO. The position is primarily responsible for participating in manning of the Service Desk Call Center, call documentation, call escalation, problem solving on user errors/issues/questions, diagnosing desktop errors, desktop and peripheral installations/configuration, and performance of individual computing devices or peripherals on the TCHS network, core software education for end users, and documentation of related policies and procedures.
SUPERVISION:
Reports to CIO.
SHIFT: Full time, Non-Exempt, Day shift, with 24/7 on call coverage rotation.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• B.S. in Computer Science, B.A. in Management Information Systems or A.S. in Computer Science with equivalent work experience preferred but not required.
• Must have a valid driver’s license, Microsoft MSCE Preferred but not required.
• Two years installing computing equipment desired.
• Two years supporting computer applications such as MS-Office or Windows preferred.
• Familiar with operating environments such as Windows W7, W8, W10.
• Two years working in a customer service environment desired.
• One year conducting end-user assistance or training on personal computers.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Participate in Service Desk call center staffing, document in-coming issues, classify, prioritize, resolve and/or escalate to other appropriate work queues.
• Respond to calls relating to workstation/peripheral or office automation software.
• Provide coverage for RUNNER and AV as assigned in the rotation.
• Participate in On-Call rotation for off-hours 24 x7 coverage for Desktop Support work group. Be familiar with other call groups and products to escalate calls when necessary to appropriate work groups and work queues.
• Setup and install computer workstations for use in TCHS user environment based on procedures and documentation established by product analysts, or network administrators, and CIO.
• Install and maintain supported hardware and software.
• Install and configure printers, scanners, and other peripherals for use in TCHS environment.
• Conduct user training for supported core office automation applications (MS-Office, Windows, Outlook).
• Apply desktop program patches and updates for office automation tools as they become available for hardware supported by this work group.
• Maintains knowledge of current technological advances for hardware and software.
• Liaison with common desktop and peripheral vendors for trouble shooting and to coordinate maintenance and warranty service when needed and appropriate.
• Complete work request paperwork and project reports within guidelines.
• Attend staff and other required meetings.
• Provide appropriate communications and updates to the CIO.

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Title Registration Clerk – Full Time
Categories Administrative
Job Information

Registration Clerk – Full Time, Posted on 9/16/2016
#222016
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 Mon-Fri Days, 9am-5:30pm; 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 Registration Clerk Non-Exempt Part Time
Categories Administrative
Job Information

Registration Clerk – Part Time, Posted on 8/22/2016 (Updated 8/26/2016)
#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: Part Time, Non-Exempt, 20-25 hours/week Tues – Thurs mornings; Friday Days; 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 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 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 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 Ward Clerk/CNA – Full Time – 36 hours/week
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

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

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 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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