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Title Purchasing Agent
Categories Finance
Job Information

Purchasing Agent – Posted on 5/3/2018 – #162018
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 being responsible for the inventory control, purchasing, receiving, and supply chain functions as required by Thayer County Health Services.
SHIFT: Non-Exempt; Part-Time; approx. 20 hours/week, Day Shift
SUPERVISION: Reports to the Materials Management Director.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED required
• Medical college education preferred
• Two years purchasing experience preferably in medical setting

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Follows hospital, departmental, and Pyxis policies and procedures
• Follows best practices in areas of purchasing, receiving, inventory control, storage, and distribution of supplies
• Considers best price, contract, quality, availability, and reliability when purchasing supplies and equipment
• Maintains adequate supply level in all Pyxis machines
• Reviews, follows, and updates Supply Chain software as needed
• Basic knowledge of general ledger for revenue and expense allocations of inventory
• Attends hospital meetings as needed
• Maintains good working relations with employees and departments
• Performs related work and special projects as required
• Coordinates work schedule with director to ensure coverage
• Helps train employees on Supply Chain software and Pyxis as needed

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Title Ambulance Driver/EMT-PRN
Categories Nursing Services
Location Hebron, NE
Job Information

Ambulance Driver/EMT – PRN – Posted 5.30.2018 #192018

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 rendering basic 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 Paramedic/Cardia Rehab Specialist.

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Applicants must possess a current valid state Drivers license.
  • Have a clean driving record and be 18 years of age.
  • Experience as EMT is preferred.
  • Applicants must possess a current valid state EMT license
  • Have excellent organizational skills.
  • Leadership skills are a necessity.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Transporting sick and injured patients to designated facility.
  • Maintain patient safety and comfort.
  • Assist Paramedic and EMT as directed.
  • Preparing and transporting sick and injured patients to designated facility.
  • Maintain the performance of 12-lead EKGs and similar tasks.
  • Operating ambulance according to state rules and regulations.
  • Performs any other assigned tasks.
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Title Occupational Therapist – Full Time
Categories Rehab Services
Job Information

Occupational Therapist – Full Time – Posted 6.5.2018 #202018
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers
POSITION SUMMARY:
The Occupational Therapist is a licensed professional whose primary responsibility is to plan and administer medically prescribed or referred occupational therapy treatment programs for patients to restore function, relieve pain, and prevent disability following disease, injury or loss of a body part. S/he also administers and directs administration of physical agents utilized in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Guides and directs nonprofessional and professional personnel assigned to assist with patient therapy programs. Communicates patient progress to appropriate professionals to assist in determining future needs and discharge planning. Provides supervision to students during their clinical training. Assists the Rehabilitation Therapy Coordinator in departmental planning.

SUPERVISION: The incumbent reports directly to their designated Therapy Coordinator. Each staff member is responsible to communicate department needs to the Therapy Coordinator or the Operations Director.

SHIFT: Full Time, Exempt, Days (may include rotating weekends)

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Prior O.T. experience is preferred but not required. New graduates demonstrating strengths in the appropriate traits for this position may be considered.
• Requires a graduate of an accredited Occupational Therapy School (with any of the following or combination thereof: BS, MS, or DOT.)
• Must be eligible for licensure or licensed in the State of NE
• Must be certified in CPR
• Must hold current and valid Drivers license
• Good interpersonal skills. Good oral and written communication skills. Able to show empathy and compassion towards patients. Job requires frequent reading, writing and verbal communication skills.
• Must tolerate long periods of being on ones feet. Typical Therapy environment with some sitting required as well as long periods of standing, walking, kneeling and stooping.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Administers treatments to patients following identified treatment plan using techniques in a safe and acceptable manner.
• Evaluates and assesses patients.
• Educates patients and family in a home program.
• Documents initial evaluations, progress notes, daily record/flow sheets and discharge summaries in a timely manner. Establishes short term goals, long term goals and reestablishes new goals as appropriate.
• Communicates with Physicians in regard to patient treatment and progress.
• Supervises and communicates with support staff regarding patient care activities to assure safety and well-being of patient. Assists technicians, as needed, with patient’s set-ups to assure patient care.
• Maintains established department policies, procedures, and objectives, concerning quality assurance, safety, environmental conditions and infection control and confidentiality.
• Works collaboratively with Operations Director, Rehabilitation Therapy Clinics, professional and nonprofessional staff regarding departmental needs.
• Maintains professional attitude with patients, visitors and other hospital personnel while assuring confidentiality of patient and other hospital information in line with the TCHS Health Mission statement.
• Assumes responsibility for personal and professional growth through participation in departmental meetings, in service programs and continuing education programs. Fulfills education requirements required by State law. Assists in providing clinical training for Occupational Therapy students.
• Participates in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.
• Demonstrates work practices consistent with TCHS Health and department-specific safety, security and infection control policies.
• Authorized to make entries in the medical record, consistent with and limited to the scope of the job duties and any applicable licensure.
• Must have ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a diverse and multi-cultural environment.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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Title Speech Therapist
Categories Rehab Services
Location TCHS
Job Information

Speech Therapist – Full Time – Posted 6.11.2018 #212018

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 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 Seasonal Groundskeeper
Categories Maintenance
Job Information

Maintenance Seasonal Groundskeeper – Full Time – Posted 6.21.2018 #232018

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 maintains all properties owned by Thayer County Health Services.  The Maintenance Worker assists in all areas of maintenance to ensure a standard of excellence for the comfort and care of the patients and staff of TCHS.

 

SUPERVISION:

Responsible to the Facilities Director

 

SHIFT: Days; Non-Exempt; up to 40 hours/week

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Valid state driver’s license required
  • Some lawn care maintenance experience preferred

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists maintenance engineer with Lawn and Landscape Maintenance .
  • Mows and trims grass, bushes and shrubs and trees.
  • Operates lawn mowing equipment; performs routine repair and lubrication
  • Performs various forms of landscaping. Cleaning out the chiller under supervision
  • Pulling and or spraying of weeds
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Title Maintenance Worker
Categories Maintenance
Location Hebron, NE
Job Information

Maintenance Worker – Full Time – Posted 6.21.2018 #222018

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 maintains all properties owned by Thayer County Health Services.  The Maintenance Worker assists in all areas of maintenance to ensure a standard of excellence for the comfort and care of the patients and staff of TCHS.

 

SUPERVISION:

Responsible to the Director of Facilities

 

SHIFT: Full-Time, Non-Exempt; Days; may include on-call rotation and weekends

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Some maintenance experience preferred

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists maintenance engineer with Lawn and Landscape Maintenance .
  • Assists maintenance engineer with Snow Removal.
  • Assists maintenance engineer with Preventative Maintenance.
  • Assists maintenance engineer with Plumbing/Electrical/HVAC-R.
  • Assists maintenance engineer with Special Construction Projects.
  • Assists maintenance engineer with General Work Orders.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
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Title Registration Clerk
Categories Administrative, Finance
Location Hebron, NE
Job Information

Registration Clerk – Full Time – Posted on 4.16.2018 – #142018

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 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 the Patient Access Supervisor

 

SHIFT: Full Time, Non-Exempt, 40 hours/week

 

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.
    • Ensures 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 software 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 Physician
Categories Medical Staff
Job Information

Physician – Full Time – Posted on 3.23.2018 – #102018

Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Careers

POSITION SUMMARY:
Thayer County Health Services has an excellent opportunity for a full-time BC/BE family medicine physician with obstetrics. Payer mix is predominantly Medicare and commercial insurance. This four physician, three mid-level, provider-based rural health clinic, with ER and hospital rounds, has a flexible week day schedule with an attractive call rotation. On-site radiology and laboratory services provide easy access for patients. Newly trained and experienced physicians will be considered for this employed position. It offers a very competitive salary with base plus WRVU incentive, as well as an attractive benefits package that includes student loan repayment and relocation assistance.

 

About Our System

Thayer County Health Services operates a 17-bed, acute care Critical Access Hospital in Hebron, Nebraska.  This government non-profit corporation offers inpatient and outpatient health care services including obstetrics, surgery, therapy, screenings and emergency services.  The Korff Fitness and Wellness Center offers a full range of fitness facilities and is open to the public for memberships.  Thayer County Health Services is committed to providing community educational programs and support groups.  Home health services are provided by Thayer County Health Services Heartland Home Health.  Thayer County Health Services Clinics offer a wide range of services for patients of all ages.

 

As part of an Accountable Care Organization, Thayer County Health Services is progressive in delivering quality healthcare.  Chronic Care Management, along with other programs, provide a strong infrastructure to support our goals

 

Community Highlights

  • Thayer Central Community Schools, received B+ grade per Niche.com
  • A golf course, hunting, recreational areas for camping, fishing and boating, organized youth programs
  • An hour-and-a-half away from the State capital, Lincoln
  • Two hours, fifteen minutes to Omaha.
  • Three hours, forty-five minutes to Kansas City.

 

SUPERVISION: Report to the VP of Clinic Services    SHIFT: Full Time, Exempt

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Board Certified or board eligible in family medicine
  • Doctorate
  • Language(s) required: English


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Providing care to sick and injured patients as well as maintaining the health of all patients
  • Evaluate patients who have illnesses or injuries
  • Ordering diagnostic tests and interpreting the results of these tests, discuss test findings with patients
  • Prescribe medication or treatment plans
  • Make referrals for specialty care
  • Conduct routine physical exams

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:               

  • Normal office environment. Routine periods of sitting, walking, and standing required.
  • All services provided under one roof
  • Great work/life balance with an attractive call rotation
  • Guaranteed annual salary up to $300,000
  • wRVU production incentives—$600,000+ annual income potential
  • $25,000 signing bonus
  • Up to $10,000 relocation stipend
  • Student loan forgiveness
  • Beautiful, newly-renovated medical center with beautiful on-site fitness center
  • Competitive benefits package including 264 hours of PTO, $4,000 CME stipend (64 hours of training time), retirement savings plan, comprehensive health, dental, vision, accident, and disability insurance options

 

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Title Environmental Services Tech II – Full Time (Sign On Bonus Available!)
Categories Environmental Services
Job Information

Environmental Services Tech – Full Time – Posted on 11/2/2017 – #312017
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 wellness center, walls, lights, windows, vents, floors, and pool.
SHIFT: Full Time, Non-Exempt; Days 6a-2:30a; with rotating Saturdays and some holidays
SUPERVISION: Reports to Environmental Services Supervisor.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• High school diploma or GED required.
• 3-5 years of clinical and/or infection control are required.
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.
• Shampoo and 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, and scrub floors.
• 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 Hospital RN Full Time, Nights (Sign On Bonus Available!)
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Hospital RN -Full Time, Nights – Posted on 4/10/2017 – #122017 – Position Eligible for Difficult to Fill Sign On Bonus and Employee Referral
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:
• 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.
• TCNN and ACLS, in addition to the above.

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 Physician Assistant
Categories Medical Staff
Job Information

Physician Assistant– Full Time – Posted on 11/9/2017 – #332017
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Career Opportunities
COMPANY PROFILE:
Thayer County Health Services (TCHS) is a comprehensive primary care system providing health and wellness services to the citizens of Hebron, Nebraska and the surrounding communities in Nebraska and Kansas. TCHS is comprised of a 17-bed Critical Access Hospital, a clinic in Hebron, and five satellite clinics in Bruning, Chester, Davenport, Deshler, and Milligan. TCHS’s tradition of caring began in 1948 and today we employ over 140 people, admit over 550 inpatients/year, register over 17,500 outpatients per year, and conduct over 18,000 visits in our six clinics.

TCHS just completed a $6.9 million Korff Fitness Center and Rehabilitation Services addition and will be finishing a $7.0 million hospital renovation project this fall including two new LDR rooms, new nursery/nurse’s station, new operating room/sterile processing area, new specialty clinic, new Medical Records department, new pharmacy (hospital and retail), new emergency rooms, a new kitchen/cafeteria and new conference rooms.

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position contributes to the fulfillment of Thayer County Health Services vision and mission by providing primary health care and performing selective medical services under the direction of clinic physicians.

SUPERVISION: Responsible to supervising physician and the Vice President of Clinic Services. SHIFT: Exempt

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduation from an accredited Physician’s Assistant program required.
• Certification from the National Commission on Certification of Physician’s Assistants required.
• Current ACLS, ATLS and PALS certification required.
• Current DEA license required.
• Must have good communication skills.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Obtains complete medical history and physical data on patients. Reviews patient records.
• Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures needed.
• Performs a complete physical exam and records findings. Establishes presumptive diagnosis.
• Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
• Synthesizes data to determine preliminary diagnosis and therapeutic plan utilizing principles of prevention.
• Administers injections, immunizations and oral medications. Sutures wounds. Prepares written prescription orders for drugs and controlled substances.
• Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
• Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education.
• Assists physicians by recording patient progress notes and issues diagnostic orders.
• Performs independent evaluations and treatment procedures in emergency situations.
• Provides monitoring and continuity of care between physician visits.
• Attends required meetings and participates on committees as requested.
• Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional affiliations.
• Maintains strict patient confidentiality.
• Performs other duties as needed by the facility.

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Title Clinic Triage RN Full Time
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Clinic Triage RN– Full Time – Posted on 11/28/2017 – #352017
Internal and External candidates may apply at www.thayercountyhealth.com – click on Career Opportunities
COMPANY PROFILE:
Thayer County Health Services (TCHS) is a comprehensive primary care system providing health and wellness services to the citizens of Hebron, Nebraska and the surrounding communities in Nebraska and Kansas. TCHS is comprised of a 17-bed Critical Access Hospital, a clinic in Hebron, and five satellite clinics in Bruning, Chester, Davenport, Deshler, and Milligan. TCHS’s tradition of caring began in 1948 and today we employ over 140 people, admit over 550 inpatients/year, register over 17,500 outpatients per year, and conduct over 18,000 visits in our six clinics.

TCHS just completed a $6.9 million Korff Fitness Center and Rehabilitation Services addition and will be finishing a $7.0 million hospital renovation project this fall including two new LDR rooms, new nursery/nurse’s station, new operating room/sterile processing area, new specialty clinic, new Medical Records department, new pharmacy (hospital and retail), new emergency rooms, a new kitchen/cafeteria and new conference rooms.

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; developing and maintaining patient care functions for the clinic.

SUPERVISION: Reports to VP of Clinic Services SHIFT: Days; Full Time

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
• Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and possess a current valid state Nursing License.
• Maintains current CPR status.
• Must have excellent communication skills.
• Must have computer skills to access medical record systems for Pre-Certification.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Performs patient telephone triage, assess needs and coordinates needs with referring clinics.
• Communicates and interprets physician instruction to patients.
• Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.
• Interpret orders, verify questions and communicate orders with patients.
• Teach patients and families to meet their health needs.
• Receives routine medication refill request, send request and refill after approval from provider is obtained.
• Performs other job duties as needed.

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Title Paramedic/RN-PRN
Categories Nursing Services
Job Information

Paramedic/RN – PRN – Posted on 3.22.2018 – #092018

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 rendering basic and advanced life support and medical techniques in the ambulance and emergency room settings. This also includes participating in continuing education and training relative to medical and industry advancements. 

 

SUPERVISION: Reports to Full-time Paramedic and Chief Nursing Officer

 

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Nebraska state paramedic certification required. National registry certification preferred.
  • Registered Nurse- Graduate of an accredited school of nursing and possess a current valid state Nursing License.
  • A minimum of two years experience as a paramedic or Registered Nurse 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.
  • Performs BLS and ALS transports from TCHS to a higher level of care as needed.
  • 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 or Registered Nurse license.
  • Basic Trauma Life Support Certificate and Advanced Life Support Certificate.
  • Must maintain yearly CE hours with current guidelines.
  • Must exercise professional 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 demonstrates AIDET.
  • Maintains appearance and hygiene in a professional manner.
  • Willingly accepts new responsibilities and cooperates with implementation of change.
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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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