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Title VP of Clinic Services
Categories Administrative
Job Information

VP of Clinic Services – Full Time – Posted on 5/25/2017 – #172017
Internal and External 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 President and Chief Executive Officer
SHIFT: Exempt, Full Time, Days
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field required
• Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration, Business Administration, or related field preferred.
• 3 years management experience required
• Clinical experience preferred. Motivated, strategic, and team-oriented professional
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Problem solving and analytical skills
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Providers
• Clinic Nursing Staff
• Scheduling Staff
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Works with Senior Leadership Team
• Oversees scheduling and staffing of personnel and medical staff in the clinics.
• Oversees ordering of all necessary supplies and equipment.
• Participates in TCHS committees, quality assurance, performance and quality improvement initiatives,
• Complies with the state and federal regulatory requirements related to the performance of clinic operations and requirements of the clinic compliance program including but not limited to:
o TCHS policies and procedures
o Completes all SWANK on-line training annually and as assigned
• Manages care essentials to the assessment, promotions, maintenance, and restoration of patients’ health and wellness.
• Maintains laboratory records in accordance with standard laboratory practice.
• 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.
• Directs financial operations for clinics.
• Displays initiative, enthusiasm, diplomacy and tact.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Title Speech Therapist Full Time
Categories Rehab Services
Job Information

Speech Therapist – Full Time – Posted on 5/30/2017 – #182017
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by carrying out medically prescribed speech therapy programs in hospital, long term care, and potentially other settings to restore function, prevent disability following disease and injury, and help the patient reach a maximum performance level, and when possible, assume a place in society while learning to live within the limits of their capabilities. The speech therapist shall work under the referral and plan of care of a qualified physician or non-physician practitioner.
SHIFT: Exempt Full Time, 40 hours/week SUPERVISION: Reports to the director of Rehab services.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Bachelor degree in Speech Therapy, Masters preferred.
• One year of experience in speech therapy preferred.
• Must have excellent skills.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Obtains case history and administers diagnostic tests to determine nature and degree of speech and language problems.
• Consults with patients on the nature of speech and communicative problems. Develops individualized treatment programs. Conducts follow-up to determine patient progress. Modifies therapy program.
• Interprets results and dictates reports for medical records. Consults with other medical professionals.
• Plans and directs treatment programs to restore patient communication efficiency.
• Instructs patients and their families in rehabilitative procedures.
• Develops new speech programs and services.
• Makes referrals for further diagnostic evaluation and therapy and/or treatment.
• Conducts rehabilitation therapy.
• Calibrates and maintains equipment. Helps select equipment and other supplies.
• Plans daily schedules, maintains appointments and records fees for service.
• Collects data and prepares reports. Maintains patient statistics.
• Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
• Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
• Performs related work as required.

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Title Behavior Health Clinician
Categories Administrative
Job Information

Behavioral Health Clinician – Full Time – Posted on 6/9/2017 – #192017
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
Thayer County Health Services, Thayer County, NE
POSITION SUMMARY:
This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by assuring that the behavioral health needs of those in the communities we service are provided for in an efficient and effective manner.
SHIFT: Full Time, 30 hours/week
SUPERVISION: Reports to VP of Clinical Services.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Minimum 2 years of progressive experience in a behavioral health/addiction recovery or related field required.
• A minimum of a Master’s degree from an accredited educational institution in Counseling, Social Work, Nursing or other related behavioral health field preferred.
• Must have a current license/certification in state of position location.
• Must have excellent communication skills.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• This position contributes to the mission of TCHS by assuring that the behavioral health needs of those in the communities we service are provided for in an efficient and effective manner.
• Is primarily responsible for providing quality services to a wide variety of patients.
• Provides (not limited to) diagnostic assessments and treatment planning.
• Is expected to work in a collaborative manner with TCHS Medical Staff.
• Services provided will be reviewed in clinical supervision.
• Record keeping will be in compliance with the department’s policies and procedures.
• Will be expected to comply with TCHS policies and procedures
• Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
• Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
• Performs related work as required.

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Title Director of Pharmacy – Full Time – Exempt
Categories Pharmacy
Job Information

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services’ vision and mission by providing prescribed medications, drugs, and other pharmaceuticals according to professional standards and practices.
SHIFT: Days; Full Time; Exempt SUPERVISION: Reports to COO.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Pharmacy degree from an American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) accredited school of pharmacy and licensed through the successful passage of a licensure exam in accordance with National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. PharmD preferred.
• Possession of a State of Nebraska Pharmacist License in good standing.
• Three years of health care management experience preferred
• Three years of experience as a pharmacist preferred.
• Must have good communication skills; both written and verbal.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Plans, organizes and supervises activities within pharmacy services in accordance with facility, governmental and other regulatory standards.
• Develops departmental goals and objectives in consultation with administration.
• Establishes and implements departmental policies and procedures.
• Monitors and informs staff of new drug regulations.
• Establishes billing and pricing procedures for the pharmacy operations subject to the approval of Administration and ensures that medication is controlled throughout the facility.
• Oversees the 340B program to ensure compliance with applicable requirements.
• Manages the selection and training/orientation of departmental personnel. Evaluates performance and recommendations merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary actions.
• Acts as educational resources and consults with medical staff as required and works to advance the practices of clinical pharmacy.
• Implements decisions of the Medical Staff Committee, and works with the Medical Staff to establish a formulary system, including evaluation for additions and deletions.
• Prepares and dispenses medication orders for patients. Evaluating patient profiles and comprehensive drug data file to evaluate orders for any incompatibilities.
• Establishes procedures for dispensing all medications in accordance with existing state and federal laws. Ensures that records are maintained in accordance with these laws. Ensures correct compounding of special formulas. Checks all prescriptions for completeness.
• Establishes drug control procedures and methods of storage of medication, equipment and supplies. Orders and restocks drugs for dispensing, including soliciting bid prices and establishing pricing structure for pharmaceuticals.
• Controls narcotic, barbiturate and DEA drugs by establishing proper records for receipt, issuance and use.
• Supervises the IV additive program, guaranteeing an aseptic environment for preparation.
• Makes daily rounds with the medical staff to provide professional drug information and assistance, and consults with patients to determine medication compatibility. Instructs on effects and warns of potential side effects.
• Responsible for reports and recommendations regarding the pharmacy department requested by administration. Maintains written policies and procedures for the pharmacy department.
• Provides specialized pharmaceutical services to improve drug usage and therapeutic outcomes including, but not limited to, advising physicians on issues concerning drug therapy, the inherent toxicity of drugs and their side effects, as well as assisting in the prescription of the appropriate doses and ensuring that adequate quantities of drugs and supplies are ordered and maintained.
• Is responsible for the preparation and dispensing of all medications within the facilities, overseeing non-pharmacist personnel involved in the medication use process and ensuring that all prescription and medication orders are accurate, complete, and appropriate for the individual patient and in compliance with all state and federal legal requirements.
• Maintains relationships with medical and nursing staff; providing timely information pertaining to pharmaceuticals, therapeutic options, drug usage and compatibility, state and federal regulations regarding drug controls, and Nebraska Department of Health standards.
• Conducts and evaluates medication use reviews as needed, assessing patient compliance and outcomes; and suggests modifications so as to achieve desired outcomes; instructs patients in the proper use of prescribed drugs and makes patient care rounds with physicians to evaluate patient progress as needed.
• Individualizes medication regimens using sound principles, accounting for pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetic variations in drug absorption, distribution, metabolism, and elimination with responsibility for establishing and continually improving the delivery of pharmaceutical care to patients within areas of direct responsibility and assisting others in the department with the same.
• Ensures that medicinal products are stored appropriately and securely to ensure inventory is maintained in accordance with state and federal requirements.
• Responds to medication related queries from within the hospital, other hospitals and the general public.
• Maintains strict standards of confidentiality, complying with but not limited to HIPPA recommendations and regulations.
• Keeps up to date with, and contributes to changing drug knowledge and healthcare developments in collaboration with medical staff and other colleagues.
• Writes guidelines for drug use within the hospital and long-term care facilities, preparing drug and therapeutic bulletins and implementing necessary regulations and related hospital/departmental policies and procedures.
• Provide information related to budgets and drug expenditures. Processes all cash and credit transactions as required, giving patients proper receipts and related information.
• Attends required meetings and participates in facility and community committees as requested.
• Mentors healthcare professionals in training including, but not limited to, pharmacy, medical, and nursing students; activities should include both practical and didactic experiences.
• Provides monthly consulting to our contracted LTC facilities.
• Performs other duties as needed by facility.

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Title Surgery RN – Full Time
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Surgery RN – Part Time – Posted on 4/28/2017 – #142017 (Updated 5/23/2017)
Internal and external 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 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 in the surgical setting.
SHIFT: Non-Exempt, Full Time, Minimum of 30 hours/week; Weekday, weekend and holiday call rotation required
SUPERVISION: Surgery Supervisor
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and possess a current valid state Nursing License.
• Maintains current CPR status.
• Must have good communication skills.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs nursing care and services for patients such as observing and recording signs and symptoms, administering sterile treatments, using and caring for special equipment, as assisting with recovery of patients, according to medical and/or nursing plan.
• 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 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 surgery area and equipment after use, prepare and sterilize patient instruments and supplies, keep utility and service rooms 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 treatments, provides nursing care in Pre-op Area, Operating Room and Recovery Room following 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, implements, and evaluates surgical patient care.
• Assists in training and orientation of new employees.
• Participates in Quality Assurance, committees where requested/needed, attends in-service programs, staff and employee meetings and required educational trainings.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Title Hospital LPN Part Time or PRN
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

LPN – Part Time or PRN – Posted on 3/29/2017 – #092017
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 functioning as a member of the health care team by exercising appropriate nursing judgment based on knowledge, skills, and understanding in nursing situations, under the supervision of the charge nurse.

SHIFT: 24 hours/week; Nights SUPERVISION: Reports to Chief Nursing Officer

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• IV Certification preferred; if not, requirement to obtain IV certification within one (1) year of start date.
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and possess a current valid state Nursing License.
• Maintains current CPR status.
• Must have good communication skills.
• Maintains current NRP and STABLE.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs nursing care and services for patients such as observing and recording signs and symptoms, administering sterile treatments, assisting with examinations, using and caring for special equipment, and assisting with rehabilitations of patients, according to medical and/or nursing plan, under the supervision and direction of a professional RN.
• Prepares, administers, and records selected oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular medications; observes site of insertion, rate of flow in IV’s and discontinues IV’s following demonstration of competence. The LPN is not responsible for the administration of intravenous solutions and medications. Obtains permission from the charge nurse to administer PRN medication.
• 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 and Emergency Room under the instruction of a professional RN following demonstration of competence.
• Observes and provides care to the post-partum under the supervision of a professional RN 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.
• Assumes responsibility for accuracy of procedures, documentation and maintenance of high standards of nursing care. Maintains accurate and complete records.
• Verifies electronically placed provider orders in a timely manner.
• Assists in training and orientation of new employees.
• Participates in Quality Assurance, committees where requested/needed, attends in-service programs, staff and employee meetings and required educational trainings.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Title Hospital RN or LPN-C Full Time, Nights
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Hospital RN or LPN-C – Full Time, Nights – Posted on 4/10/2017 – #122017
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 functioning as a member of the health care team by exercising appropriate nursing judgment based on knowledge, skills, and understanding in nursing situations, under the supervision of the charge nurse.

SHIFT: Non-Exempt Full Time, Nights. SUPERVISION: Reports to Chief Nursing Officer

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• IV Certification preferred; if not, requirement to obtain IV certification within one (1) year of start date.
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and possess a current valid state Nursing License.
• Maintains current CPR status.
• Must have good communication skills.
• Maintains current NRP and STABLE.
• For RN: TCNN and ACLS, in addition to the above.
LPN-C 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 and Emergency Room under the instruction of a professional RN following demonstration of competence.
• Observes and provides care to the post-partum under the supervision of a professional RN 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.
• 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.

RN PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs nursing care and services for patients such as assessment and documentation of signs and symptoms, administering sterile treatments, assisting with examinations, participating in the rehabilitation of patients, and showing appropriate use and care of resources all in accordance with the medical and/or nursing plan of care.
• Prepares, administers, and documents oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular and intravenous medications; observes site of insertion, rate of flow in IV’s and discontinues IV’s.
• Assists in planning, providing, and evaluating patient care as a member of the nursing team.
• Assists physicians, nurses and others as required; responsible for total patient care of patients assigned and delegation of duties to appropriate personnel as necessary.
• Performs duties in care and cleaning of rooms and equipment after use or discharge, stocks supplies in designated areas, keeps utility and other nursing areas clean and in order.
• Observes, records, and reports to the appropriate persons, general and specific physical and mental conditions of patients, and signs and symptoms which may be indicative of change.
• Performs selected procedures and therapeutic treatments, provides nursing care in Med/Surg, Emergency Room and the Operating Room following demonstration of competence.
• Observes and provides care to the obstetrical patient through the stages of labor, delivery, and post-partum, after demonstration of competence.
• Observes and provides care of the newborn after NRP and STABLE certification and demonstration of competence.
• Participates in planning care for patients utilizing physician orders, instructions, established standards, nursing techniques, policies and procedures.
• Promotes patient education and assists in teaching patient health maintenance and self-care.
• Studies and evaluates trends and developments in nursing practices with thought of their adaptability to the specific needs.
• Assumes responsibility for accuracy of procedures, documentation and maintenance of high standards of nursing care. Maintains accurate and complete records.
• Verifies electronically placed provider orders in a timely manner.
• Assists in training and orientation of new employees.
• Participates in Quality Assurance, committees where requested/needed, attends in-service programs, staff and employee meetings and required educational trainings.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

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Title 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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