Jobs

Administration

Job Title: Executive Director of Operations
Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
Job Summary: Provides insightful and dynamic leadership and management of the day to day operations of McPherson Center for Health. Advances organizational awareness and compliance with all elements of the mission. Serves as a resource to the CEO and the Board of Trustees to provide perspectives on the hospital’s performance and the operational implications of alternative business strategies.

    Essential Accountabilities:

    • Hospital Leadership - Organizes and oversees the activities of assigned hospital departments to ensure smooth management and compliance with federal, state and local rules and regulations and other legislative directives consistent with ensuring a successful hospital and the achievement of all satisfactory state survey operations. Monitors the local delivery system needs, and identified and prioritizes opportunities to expand McPherson Center for Health’s services. Provides administrative oversight for several hospital departments which may include: Plant Operations/Facilities, Food Service, Materials Management, Environmental Services, Rehabilitation, EMS, and Information Technology. Acts as the hospital’s safety officer.
    • Leadership Development - Recruits and motivates a first rate management team whose breadth and depth will accommodate McPherson’s growth. Coaches and mentors leaders. Implements effective educational programs for subordinates. Cultivates and nurtures creative leaders, encouraging them to explore and research new ideas and alternatives instead of defaulting to business as usual. Inspires system thinking and drives accountability for operational success down into the organization.
    • Quality of Care/Clinical Performance. Cultivates a culture that ensures superb quality of care and continuously improving patient satisfaction. Acts as the executive champion for patient satisfaction results and improvements.
    • Internal Communications - Keeps the Board, physicians and staff informed about current trends and issues affecting healthcare in general and McPherson Center for Health specifically. Works with the CEO, other executives and members of the medical staff on day to day operations problems; attends medical staff and board meetings.
    • Strategic Planning - Works as a member of the Senior Leadership Team to formulate long range plans and programs. Analyzes organization needs and goals and ensures that the proper processes and plans are in place to ensure that those needs and goals are accomplished. Provides administrative oversight for building/renovation projects.
    • Financial Management - Working with the Chief Financial Officer, assesses McPherson Center for Health’s initiatives and facilitates change to achieve financial targets for quality patient care, including revenue and profitability targets. Approves department operating budgets to ensure an increase in value for McPherson Center for Health and monitors operational and capital performance relative to budget.
    • Public Relations - Engages community leadership in identifying community needs. Routinely supports and participates in McPherson Center for Health’s sponsored educational, communication and social activities; McPherson Center for Health sponsored community benefit activities and McPherson Center for Health’s fund development events. Develops and maintains strong business relationships with key people in the community so as to promote McPherson Center for Health as a quality, professional healthcare services organization.
    • Executive Team leadership - Provides support to the CEO and the Board, reviewing and approving new strategies or ideas, and providing insight and considerations associated with different approaches or alternatives. As a key member of the senior executive team, participates in McPherson Center for Health’s strategic planning efforts, brainstorming and decision-making. Reviews the management, governance, corporate and legal structures and considers alternative ways to reduce the bureaucracy of the decision-making process.
    Skills:

    • Leadership – Exceptional ability to instill confidence and provide direction to others. Leadership incorporates organization’s vision, strategic plans and goals. Mobilizes people’s energy and commitment. May give inspirational speeches, embody change, create coalitions, celebrate successes and tell stories.
    • Performance Excellence – Creates a learning environment leading to the most efficient and effective work processes. Positions and organization to take advantage of strategic opportunities.
    • Customer Orientation – Anticipates customer issues and questions and proactively contacts customers. Serves as a trusted resource to the customer in areas that go beyond our service offerings. Efforts may potentially lead or have led to the expansion of our business.
    • Holding People Accountable – Designs feedback loops into work. Consistently compares performance against standards. States consequences and confronts others openly and directly about performance challenges.
    • Planning and Organizing – Lists all initiatives to be addressed and weighs the relative importance of all before setting priorities. Routinely demonstrates strategic thinking in making plans for both long and short term objectives are consistent with organization goals. Applies experience and insight to anticipate potential disruptions and gives advance thought to contingency plans.

    Education:

    • A graduate degree in Business or Healthcare Administration is preferred.

    Experience/Licensure:

    • Ten years of experience in a supervisory role in a healthcare facility preferred.
    • FACHE preferred.

     

Dietary

Job Title: Breakfast/Catering Cook
Hours: Full-time/40 hours per week
Shift: 5:30am - 2:00pm (must be able to work every other weekend/holiday)
Description: We are proud of not serving typical "hospital" food. This position will cover morning Clerk, as well as preparing/serving/cleaning up breakfast, lunch, and catering requests.

    Job Requirements Include:

    • Reading and following recipes
    • Preparing meals for inpatients, meals on wheels, and cafeteria
    • Doing prep work for upcoming day
    • Cleanliness
    • Works well in a fast paced, friendly environment
    • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications:
    • Food service experience preferred, but not required.
    • Must be a team player and work well with others
    • Good communication skills(speaking, writing, spelling, reading, etc...)
    • Basic math functions (addition, subtraction, fractions, etc..)

     

    Job Title: Supper Cook
    Hours: Full-time/40 hours per week
    Shift: 9:30am - 6:00pm (must be able to work every other weekend/holiday)
    Description: We are proud of not serving typical "hospital" food. This position will cover preparing/serving/cleaning up lunch and dinner.

      Job Requirements Include:

      • Reading and following recipes
      • Preparing meals for inpatients, meals on wheels, and cafeteria
      • Doing prep work for upcoming day
      • Cleanliness
      • Works well in a fast paced, friendly environment
      • Other duties as assigned
      Qualifications:
      • Food service experience preferred, but not required.
      • Must be a team player and work well with others
      • Good communication skills(speaking, writing, spelling, reading, etc...)
      • Basic math functions (addition, subtraction, fractions, etc..)

       

      Job Title: Float Cook
      Hours: Full-time/40 hours per week
      Shift: Varies depending on position being covered (must be able to work every other weekend/holiday)
      Description: We are proud of not serving typical "hospital" food. This position will cover breakfast, lunch, catering, and/or dinner depending on shift being covered. Positions are taught one at a time until you are comfortable with each.

        Job Requirements Include:

        • Reading and following recipes
        • Preparing meals for inpatients, meals on wheels, and cafeteria
        • Doing prep work for upcoming day
        • Cleanliness
        • Works well in a fast paced, friendly environment
        • Other duties as assigned
        Qualifications:
        • Food service experience preferred, but not required.
        • Must be a team player and work well with others
        • Good communication skills(speaking, writing, spelling, reading, etc...)
        • Basic math functions (addition, subtraction, fractions, etc..)

         

        Job Title: Food Service Worker
        Shift: Weekends/9am-3pm
        Hours: Part-time/24 hours every 2 weeks

        • Prepare Salad Bar
        • Run cash register
        • Serve lunch
        • Wash dishes
        • Other duties as assigned

         

Emergency Room

Job Title: Emergency Dept Paramedic
Hours: Full-time/72 hours every 2 weeks
Shift: Evenings/Nights (12p - 12a / 3p - 3a)
Job Summary: The paramedic will serve as part of the care team in the emergency room alongside the provider and nurse with responsibilities that include, but are not limited to; Direct patient care, assessment, triage, monitoring, IV start, medication administration and other duties assigned.

    Essential Accountabilities:

    • Obtain EKG’s, initiate peripheral IV’s, draw blood work, triage patients using the Emergency Severity Index tool, proper phone etiquette, knowledge of medications and their adverse reactions, etc.
    • Responsible for the care, transport, and treatment of ill/injured patients in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
    • Responsible for relaying and receiving information regarding the patient and patient condition.
    • Must possess the required knowledge and skills to appropriately care for and manage patients of all ages.
    • Complies with all regulatory requirements, departmental policy and practice, safety policies and practice, and hospital wide policies.
    • Provide care to emergency room patients within the scope of a Paramedic as defined by the State of Kansas.
    • Work alongside ED physicians and nursing staff.
    Organization Accountabilities:

    • Completion of Healthstreams education by designated due date
    • Attends required staff/department/organization’s meetings
    • Demonstrates strong, clear communication skills
    • Upholds the C.A.R.E. Values of McPherson Center for Health
    • Exhibits professionalism at all times.
    • Maintains confidentiality as required by HIPPA regulations.
    • Participates in the professional development of self and team members.

    Education:

    • Graduate Paramedic Required

    Experience/Licensure:

    • 2 years Clinical Experience – Paramedic preferred
    • KS Paramedic License
    • BLS, ACLS and PALS

     

    Job Title: RN
    Hours: Full-time and PRN opportunities available
    Shift: Nights
    Job Requirements Include:

    • Works in the Emergency Department/Trauma Care environment
    • Documents concerns, findings, and actions, implementing appropriate plan of care related to patient's diagnosis for continuity of care
    • Assess patient's condition continuously monitoring changes in status physical findings, vital signs, and coping skills ensuring appropriate care is given related to patient needs
    • Maintain a current knowledge of care and procedure's for the emergency and trauma patient including an understanding of facility policies, and state and federal laws to provide optimal care for the patient
    • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
    • Hospital experience in ER required

     

EMS

None at this time

Facilities

None at this time

Finance/Accounting

Job Title: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Hours: Full-time
Job Summary: Oversees the financial operation of the organization and has direct supervisory responsibility of the hospital’s Patient Financial Services, Materials Management, Health Information Management, Information Technology, and the clinic’s Patient Financial Services departments. Leads the development of the hospital financial strategies and performance policies, processes and controls. Develops and monitors financial plans for management and the governing board. Develops and maintains a relationship with the financial community, third-party payers, and independent auditors. Provides insightful and energized leadership and management of the Hospital’s financial division. Serves as a resource to the Senior Leadership Team and Board of Trustees to provide a financial perspective on the Hospital’s performance and the financial implications of alternative business strategies.

    Principal Accountabilities::
    • Serves as a member of the leadership team and participates in development of the hospital’s vision, policies and short/long-term objectives.
    • Provides in-depth analyses of financial policies in regard to accounting/reporting, procedures and internal controls of the department.
    • Directs the hospital’s treasury, accounting, statistical reporting, budget, tax, audit controls, and/or audit standards activities.
    • Recommends strategies based on financial, accounting and industry trends.
    • Serves as liaison on financial matters among Board of Directors, Senior Leadership, management, financial institutions, and/or regulatory agencies.
    • Preparation of the annual operating and capital budgets, and coordinate the develop of all department budgets
    • Assist department managers and directors in the comprehension, and application of department budgets to insure that business expenditures adhere to legal and budgetary requirements.
    • In consultation with hospital’s senior leadership and the Board ensures appropriate coverage limits for all insurance coverage’s including directors and officers, malpractice, general property, etc. are in place each year.
    • Develop, supervise, and coordinate all efforts to optimize within regulatory limits third party reimbursement in compliance with existing contractual agreements.
    • Supervise the preparation of all regulatory reports (i.e. Medicare Cost reports, Medicaid DSH/UCC, IRS Form 990, IRS Form 5500, state tax returns, etc.).
    • Attend the Hospital’s finance committee meeting, the Board of Directors meeting, medical staff and other meetings as requested to apprise attendees of the Hospital financial operations, and advise and educate as requested.
    • Act in behalf of the Chief Executive Officer in his/her absence upon request.
    • All other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.
    Education/Licensure/Certifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Business is required.
    • Master’s degree and/or CPA preferred.
    • CPA, MBA, and/or Healthcare Financial Management Association certification is preferred.
    Experience:
    • Three to five years of experience in hospital finance required.
    • Should have knowledge and experience in health care finance, including third party reimbursement mechanisms and Federal guidelines regarding budget and financing.
    • Supervisory experience preferred.

     

Fitness Center

None at this time

H.I.M. - Health Information Management

None at this time

Hospitalist Physician

None at this time

Housekeeping

None at this time

Human Resources

None at this time

Infection Control/Employee Health

None at this time

Information Systems

None at this time

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Intensive Care Unit

Job Title: RN
Hours: Full-time/Nights/72 Hours every 2 weeks
Hours: PRN opportunities available
Job Requirements Include:

  • Possesses excellent critical care skills to plan care, implement interventions, and evaluate for optimum outcomes
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret cardiac rhythms and treat according to ACLS protocol
  • Possesses organizational and time management skills
  • Possesses excellent communication skills
  • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
  • Hospital experience in ICU required
  • ACLS, PALS & BLS verification required within 6 months of hiring

Lab

None at this time

Materials Management

Job Title: Materials Supply Clerk
Hours: PRN (as needed basis)
Job Summary: Receives and processes all incoming supplies and equipment, distributes these items as needed throughout the hospital.
Essential Accountabilities:

  • Maintain stock levels in all departments with PAR levels.
  • Receiving items and checking product for correctness and outdates.
  • Understanding purchasing policies and the Supply Chain Process.
  • Assist Materials Specialist, Supply Coordinator, and Director.
  • When receiving shipments, make sure packing slips match purchase orders.
  • Checking for outdates on supplies in stock, and keeping an account of issued items.
  • Attends required staff/department/organization’s meetings
  • Demonstrates strong, clear communication skills
  • Upholds the C.A.R.E. Values of McPherson Center for Health
  • Exhibits professionalism at all times.
  • Maintains confidentiality as required by HIPPA regulations.
  • Participates in the professional development of self and team members.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

    Education/Experience:

    • High School Diploma
    • 1 year experience preferred
    • Basic Accounting, data entry, able to fill in when needed.

     

Medical/Surgical Unit

Job Title: Medical/Surgical Unit Registered Nurse
Hours: Part-time/48 hours every 2 weeks (7p-7a)
Hours: PRN(AS NEEDED)
Job Summary for a Medical/Surgical Unit Registered Nurse: Directs patient care using critical care skills to determine appropriate nursing diagnosis, planning and implementing interventions and evaluating outcome for optimum patient outcome.

  • Plans for and provides direct patient care by using the nursing process with knowledge of hospital policies in order to accomplish goals for the delivery of nursing care.
  • Follows CMS guidelines to assure that indicators are met, thus improving patient outcome.
  • Follows established protocols for narcotic and other medication administration, ensuring the 6 right of medication administration are met.
  • Provides patient teaching according to the plan of care, beginning discharge planning at the time of admission.
  • Communicates pertinent information related to patient's condition to inform physicians, additional staff and/or ancillary departments of changes, needs, and/or plan of care.
  • Documents findings, concerns, actions and outcomes related to patient's diagnosis for continuity of care.
  • Current Registered Nurse license in the state of Kansas

 

Job Title: CNA or CMA
Open Hours: Full-time/ Days/72 hours every 2 weeks
Open Hours: PRN (as needed basis, all shifts) Job Requirements Include:

  • Obtains vital signs to ensure stability of patients
  • Distributes meals and documents patient consumption including input and output to ensure nutrition is offered and balance of fluid levels is recorded
  • Administers and provides appropriate personal hygiene including bathing, dressing, and grooming to establish a clean living environment and encourage self esteem
  • Establishes safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment to promote patient healing
  • Responds quickly to call lights to determine necessary action and recruits help if needed to deliver prompt care for patient comfort and to address patient needs
  • Communicates with the nursing staff to develop positive interactions and a pleasant coordination of care
  • Must have valid CNA license in the state of Kansas

 

Nursing Administration

Job Title: RN House Supervisor
Hours: Full-time/72 hours every 2 weeks
Shift: Nights
Job Summary: Serves as an extension of hospital administration and management staff in their absence. Serves as a member of Nursing Leadership. Collaborates with leadership and staff of other departments/services, and physicians to ensure quality care is provided to the patients/families served. Position maintains and monitors clinical standards, and maintains shift line responsibility for fiscal, human, and material resources.

    Essential Functions/Accountabilities:

    • Proactively matches existing human and material resources throughout the assigned shift
    • Identifies ways to improve customer service, streamline care processes and lower costs
    • Actively participates in the identification and resolution of problems/issues and concerns that impede the delivery of quality care to patients and families
    • Responds to and provides leadership for security and building facility issues that involve patients and visitors
    • Implements contingency plans for timely patient placement when patient volumes exceed available resources and provides detailed information to leadership as appropriate
    • Demonstrates the core values in all interactions with staff, customers and the public
    • Communicate appropriate information effectively, accurately and timely to the administrator on call using the SBAR format when appropriate
    • Initiates and supports change by utilizing the input of experts, critical thinking, and the empowerment of others
    • In collaboration with other department leaders, demonstrate the ability to understand the staffing matrix and to staff the departments appropriately
    • May perform other duties as assigned or requested.
    • Completes the initial investigation of all accidents (visitor, patient, employee) that occur on hospital property
    • Responds to all patient emergencies and hospital emergency codes and fills the role of incident commander until incident is resolved or the incident command structure is expanded and the role is assumed by another individual
    • Serves as a super user for the hospital EMR. Assists physicians and nursing staff in resolving issues related to the EMR
    • Continuously rounds on all nursing unites providing assistance with patient care where needed
    • Provides nursing assistance for procedures, e.g. treadmills, power port access, IV starts, etc
    • Submits patient information to the utilization review vendor when the utilization review coordinator is not on duty
    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing (BSN)
    • Three or more years of experience in a clinical role required
    • House Supervisor or other leadership experience preferred
    LICENSES/CERTIFICATION

    • Licensed in the State of Kansas as a Registered Nurse prior to the date of hire
    • ACLS , PALS, NRP, and TNCC verified within one year of hiring
    • NIH Stroke Scale competency required within one year of hiring

Obstetrics/Mother and Baby

Job Title: RN
Shift: Nights
Hours: Full-time/72 hours every 2 weeks
Job Requirements Include:

  • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or must complete BLS certification within the first two weeks of employment
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification required of must complete within the first 60 days of employment.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required or must obtain within the first six months of employment
  • Labor and Delivery, postpartum and nursery experience required.

 

Job Title: RN
Shift/Hours: PRN opportunities available
Job Requirements Include:

  • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required or must complete BLS certification within the first two weeks of employment
  • Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) certification required of must complete within the first 60 days of employment.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification required or must obtain within the first six months of employment
  • Labor and Delivery, postpartum and nursery experience required.

Patient Financial Services (Hospital and/or Clinic)

Job Title: Medical Billing Specialist
Hours: Full-time/Days/80 hours every 2 weeks
Job Description: Perform the duties required to insure that all charging, receipting, billing, and collection is done in a timely and accurate manner.
Essential Job Duties:

  • Review documentation for accurate charging and clean claim generation
  • Post patient and insurance payments to patient accounts
  • Verify insurance payments with carrier's contract reimbursement terms
  • Generate and submit insurance claims daily. Work account aging reports to monitor for timely payments from insurance carriers. Check on claim status when payments are not received, to minimize payment delays
  • Print aging report and work past-due accounts for collection
  • Collaborate with customer service staff to send accounts to collection agency as needed
  • Respond timely to insurance carriers' information requests to assist in claim adjudication
  • Adhere to the Hospital's Corporate Compliance Program by complying with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. Demonstrate commitment to ethical business practices by reporting any actual or perceived violations of the Hospital's Code of Conduct. Promote and actively participate in the Hospital's efforts to ensure compliance.
  • Attend in-service training programs, department meetings, workshops, and seminars as directed by supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
  • Must possess a high school education
  • Minimum 1-2 years of healthcare billing office experience
  • Previous experience with data entry
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents such as insurance forms, insurance regulations, and procedure manuals.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, and balances due.

 

Job Title: Admitting Rep - Clinics
Open Hours: PRN (as needed)
Job Summary: Prepares admissions and assists all patients, staff, and visitors to ensure patient satisfaction, accurate demographic, and insurance information for billing purposes. Acts as the emergency notification system for all emergency situations hospital wide.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that each patient registration or pre-registration is complete and accurate for timely billing and payment purposes.
  • Prepares all documentation and paperwork related to each type of registration (inpatient or outpatient admissions, including outpatient surgeries, observation, and regular outpatients) to ensure timely and accurate admissions of our patients.
  • Answers switchboard promptly and connects calls using proper telephone etiquette to ensure each phone call is directed to the right person or department in a timely manner.
  • Exercises appropriate judgment based on knowledge, skills, and understanding of the needs of the department and the patients. Utilizes skill and professionalism in interpersonal communications with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.
  • Greet every patient and visitor to determine if they need assistance and present a favorable first impression of McPherson Hospital.
  • Responds and communicates all emergency situations to act as the point of contact for the emergency notification system for the hospital.
  • Attends to all patients promptly and courteously to create good customer relations with our patients.
Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.)
  • One to two years with customer service experience and general computer skills.
  • Recognizes that due to the fast pace and multiplicity of job responsibilities it is essential that all staff members work as a team and assist in training and on-going updates of departmental procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining an accurate cash drawer.

 

Pharmacy

Job Title: Pharmacist
Hours: PRN(as needed basis)
Job Summary: Pharmacists fill orders for medications, monitor patient medication therapy, and provide drug information. Pharmacists supervise and direct support personnel. The pharmacist interacts with patients, family, and other healthcare providers as appropriate to assure continuity of services and to achieve desired patient outcomes through safe, timely, cost-effective medication therapy. In the absence of the Director, the pharmacist may be required to assume the essential responsibilities and perform the duties of the Director of Pharmacy.
Essential Job Accountabilities:

  • Monitors medication therapy regimens for contraindications, drug-drug interactions, drug-food interactions, drug-laboratory test interactions, allergies, appropriateness of drug and dose, and therapeutic duplications.
  • Provides accurate, adequate, and timely drug information to the professional staff and patients.
  • Interprets medication orders (Verbal/written) and transcribes to computerized patient medication profiles accurately. Maintains accurate, complete patient medication profiles.
  • Prepares and dispenses medications, including sterile preparations, extemporaneous compounds, parenteral nutrition preparations, and possibly chemotherapy safely and accurately using appropriate techniques.
  • Prepare and dispense intravenous admixture solutions, as required, using aseptic technique in an accepted sterile product preparation area.
  • Maintains appropriate skill level relevant to the Paramedic certification. Attends EMS-based training in order to attain necessary annual re-certification
  • Organize daily operational duties and assist in the supervision of pharmacy technicians, pharmacy aides, student interns and other ancillary personnel involved in providing pharmaceutical care.
  • Supervises and directs pharmacy support personnel. Verifies the daily activities of pharmacy technicians.
Requirements:
  • Graduate of an ACPE-Accredited School of Pharmacy
  • BS Pharmacy Degree or Doctorate of Pharmacy degree
  • Completion of an ASHP accredited residency preferred
  • Licensed to practice Pharmacy in the State of KS
  • One to Two years of health-system experience preferred, but not required
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS required

Primary Care Clinics

Title: CNA/CMA, LPN, or RN - Clinic
Department: McPherson Medical and Surgical Associates
Hours: Full-time/72 hours every 2 weeks
Job Summary: Functions under the supervision and guidance of the Nursing Supervisor or Provider and participates in the multi-disciplinary process of providing care and treatment to patients and provides clinical support and technical assistance to the professional medical and other staff. Provides the highest attainable quality of individualized nursing care for each patient to ensure a safe and therapeutic environment in which the patient's physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs are assessed and met during any stage of illness.

    Essential Job Accountabilities:
    • Consistent patient centered, caring disposition is a must for this position
    • Knowledgeable of the scope of practice for all nursing disciplines as described by the Nursing Practice Act
    • Demonstrates the ability to effectively organize and prioritize work and utilize available resources to assist with efficient patient flow in the clinic
    • Demonstrates understanding of appropriate nurse to provider ratios, skill levels, and cost effectiveness strategies
    • Actively assists with routine clinic tasks. Utilizes established methods to ensure consistency in maintaining emergency supplies, stock medications, immunizations, forms, sterile instrument inventory, equipment, and appropriate exam room inventory, etc.
    • Assists in the orientation and education of new nursing employees
    • Utilizes the health center Performance Improvement processes in identifying the center needs related to any aspect of patient care and customer service
    • Demonstrates flexibility in work roles and schedules to meet the changing needs of the center
    • Maintains awareness of new information applicable to job, i.e. policies, meeting minutes, procedures, memos, and protocols
    • Utilizes slow time constructively to enhance center operations and assists other departments when time and workload permits
    • Maintains professional appearance; follows established dress code
    • Promptly informs supervisor of real or potential clinic problems
    • Maintains confidentiality of patients and staff
    • Ability to identify own areas of needed improvement, and formulates goals to work toward.
    • Utilizes appropriate methods to deal with stressful situations
    • Understands and supports organizational goals
    • Meets work schedules, fulfills responsibilities and commitments, i.e. attendance, punctuality, dependability, initiative, productivity and efficiency.
    Direct and Indirect Patient Care / Clinic Responsibilities:
    • Follows protocol and perform accurate and thorough work-ups and check-ins of all patients
    • Accurately assesses current status as well as preventive health status and communicates needs to provider
    • Assists with patient education based on assessment of patient needs and clinic standards of nursing care and documents in patient record
    • Provides skilled nursing care as demonstrated by safely and accurately performing technical skills (sterile dressings, EKGs, pulmonary treatments, etc.) and the safe, accurate administration of medications, IV fluids, and immunizations
    • Anticipates the needs of providers related to patient visits, and assists providers with patient care
    • Assumes role of advocate to ensure health needs are met including responding to patient phone messages and requests in a timely and professional manner
    • Documents all provider orders, nursing actions, and interventions on patient record consistent with organizational policies
    • Assists with triage patients on-site and via telephone for appropriateness and timeliness of care per provider preference
    • Knowledgeable of and follows all established Infection Control guidelines and OSHA standards and participates in staff training events
    • Performs proper handling and labeling of all test samples according to organizational policies
    • Keeps patients/families informed of situations that affect patient's clinic visit; i.e. extended waiting times, seeing provider other than originally scheduled, etc.
    • Able to perform effectively and appropriately in emergency situations
    • Performs other duties as assigned or requested
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • One to two years Clinic experience preferred
    • Current CNA, CMA, LPN, or RN license in the state of Kansas
    • BLS verification within 6 months of hiring

Quality Improvement

Job Title: Medical Social Worker/Care Manager
Hours: Part-time/40 hours every 2 weeks
Job Summary: The Medical Social Worker – Care Manager will serve as a member of the multi-disciplinary team who fosters communication and facilitates care along a continuum through effective resource coordination. The Social Worker will be responsible for assisting in providing crisis intervention for patients including assessment of behavioral problems and psychosocial needs in the Acute and Emergency Department setting.
Job Requirements Include:

  • Advocacy and Education – Serves as a patient advocate for needed services and any needed education.
  • Continuity/Transition Management – Collaborates with providers to ensure the patient is at the appropriate level of admission
  • Utilization/Financial Management – Manages resource utilization and reimbursement for services ensuring compliance with insurance and CMS regulations; serves as a subject matter expert.
  • Performance, Quality and Outcomes Management – Monitors, and if needed, intervenes to achieve desired goals and outcomes for both the patient and the hospital.
  • Psychosocial Management – Assesses and addresses psychosocial needs including individual, familial, environmental, etc.
  • Research and Practice Development – Identifies practice improvements and uses evidence-based data to influence needed practice changes
  • Supports an environment that encourages information sharing, team–based resolutions, cross-training, and process improvement within the area and across organization boundaries.
  • Reports routinely to the Director of Quality Improvement to communicate needs and current agenda in timely fashion.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with a minimum of one year experience.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills including EMR documentation
  • Good knowledge of access to local community and state-wide resources
  • Experience in team management, strong organization and problem-solving skills
  • BSW/LCSW
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Radiology

Job Title: Sonogram Technologist
Hours: PRN (as needed basis)
Job Summary: Produces high quality images for accurate interpretation while working collaboratively with other healthcare team members toward the best outcome for the patient and organization.
Essential Accountabilities:

  • Perform Ultrasound procedures using proper positioning and protocols for optimal diagnostic value.
  • Proficient in or ability and willingness to learn procedures in multiple modalities to assure adequate workload coverage.
  • Maintain working knowledge of equipment with ability to manipulate and maneuver safely as well as recognize malfunctions for safety of patient and operator.
  • Ability to learn and maintain a working knowledge of current HIS, RIS and PACS systems utilized within the department to ensure timely and accurate patient records.
  • Obtain proper patient identification and medical history needed to ensure consistent and accurate patient care.
  • Use safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Prepare and administer oral and injected contrast media using proper technique and following current protocol and policy to provide optimal diagnostic value.
Education/Experience:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent formal training program.
  • Minimal Experience required, 2-3 years experience preferred.
  • RDMS RVT(VT) required, OB/GYN, AB preferred
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts (Exempt if Sonogram only)
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

 

Job Title: MRI Technologist
Hours: PRN (as needed basis)
Job Summary: Produces high quality images for accurate interpretation while working collaboratively with other healthcare team members toward the best outcome for the patient and organization.
Essential Accountabilities:

  • Perform Magnetic Resonance Imaging procedures using proper positioning and protocols for optimal diagnostic value.
  • Proficient in or ability and willingness to learn procedures in multiple modalities to assure adequate workload coverage.
  • Maintain working knowledge of equipment with ability to manipulate and maneuver safely as well as recognize malfunctions for safety of patient and operator.
  • Ability to learn and maintain a working knowledge of current HIS, RIS and PACS systems utilized within the department to ensure timely and accurate patient records.
  • Obtain proper patient identification and medical history needed to ensure consistent and accurate patient care.
  • Use MRI safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Prepare and administer oral and injected contrast media using proper technique and following current protocol and policy to provide optimal diagnostic value.
Education/Experience:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent formal training program.
  • Minimal Experience required, 2-3 year experience preferred.
  • ARRT or ARRT Registry Eligible
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

 

Job Title: Radiology Technologist
Hours: PRN
JOB SUMMARY: Produces high quality images for accurate interpretation while working collaboratively with other healthcare team members toward the best outcome for the patient and organization.
ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Perform radiology procedures using proper positioning and exposure techniques for optimal diagnostic value.
  • Proficient in or ability and willingness to learn procedures in multiple modalities to assure adequate workload coverage.
  • Maintain working knowledge of equipment with ability to manipulate and maneuver safely as well as recognize malfunctions for safety of patient and operator.
  • Ability to learn and maintain a working knowledge of current HIS, RIS and PACS systems utilized within the department to ensure timely and accurate patient records.
  • Obtain proper patient identification and medical history needed to ensure consistent and accurate patient care.
  • Use radiation safety measures and protection devices to comply with government regulations and to ensure safety of patients and staff.
  • Prepare and administer oral and injected contrast media using proper technique and following current protocol and policy to provide optimal diagnostic value.
Education/Experience:

  • Associate's degree or equivalent formal training program.
  • Minimal Experience required, 2-3 year experience preferred.
Licensure/Certification:

  • ARRT or ARRT Registry Eligible
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)

 

Respiratory Care

Job Title: Respiratory Therapist
Hours: Full-time/72 hours every 2 weeks
Job Summary: Provides all modalities of Respiratory Care to all age groups in all areas of the hospital, working with patients, family members, physicians and other hospital staff in a family centered environment.

Job Requirements Include:

  • Establish and maintain patient airway in emergent situations to provide adequate ventilation.
  • Initiate and maintain mechanical and IPPV ventilation for optimal patient outcomes.
  • Administer inhaled r medications and therapies in accordance to established procedures and protocols to patients.
  • Evaluate and recommend therapy and protocols to provide for best practices for patients.
  • Obtain, analyze, and evaluate ABG’s from patients and recommend treatment.
  • Participate in C-section and high risk deliveries to assess and treat neonates.
  • Adapt to the constantly changing hospital environment, working both independently and in collaboration with health care team to provide positive patient outcomes.
  • Responsible for EKG’s, Holter and event monitors, stress testing, and Home Sleep Study testing for patients.
  • In the absence of the Director of Respiratory Care, the respiratory therapist on duty will assume the director’s duties, including sleep studies.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Associates degree in Respiratory Therapy minimum.
  • Bachelor's degree in Respiratory Therapy preferred.
  • One to two years experience preferred.
  • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) licensed by the Kansas Board of Healing Arts.

 

Surgical Services

Job Title: Surgical Technologist
Shift: Days, plus call
Hours: Full-time/40 hours per week plus call
Job Summary: The surgical technologist handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure.
Job Requirements Include:

  • Gathers, checks and opens supplies and equipment needed for the surgical procedure.
  • Performs the surgical scrub, and donning gown and gloves.
  • Sets up the sterile back table and stand with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for the procedure.
  • Performs initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator.
  • Assists the team members with gowning and gloving.
  • Assists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field.
  • Participates in the surgical site and patient verification during the time out procedure.
  • Prepares and anticipates additional instrumentation, equipment and supplies for usage during the procedure.
  • Minimum of one to two years’ experience in the operating room environment preferred.
  • Certification as a Surgical Tech is required
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Urgent Care

None at this time

 

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