Jobs

Administration

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Job Summary: Organizes and coordinates administrative activities for Rural Health Clinic (RHC) Administration.

Essential Accountabilities:
  • Has responsibility for executing administrative/secretarial duties at a high level which requires discretion, judgment and independent initiative.
  • Communicates with the Administrative Staff, Department Directors, consultants and others to prepare/disseminate information and coordinate details of meetings, activities and functions, etc.
  • Exhibits a high degree of dependability and anticipates executives’ needs and demonstrates flexibility in fulfilling the requirements of the position. Anticipates potential problems and demonstrates resourcefulness in creative resolutions.
  • Performs administrative support functions for Administration and Nursing, which includes answering telephone; scanning; opening and distributing mail; copying correspondence; preparing documents and presentations; coordinating and scheduling meetings and appointments; inventory and ordering of office and kitchen supplies; and maintaining calendar and schedules.
  • Interfaces and coordinates with the other members of Administration/RHC in setting up meetings.
  • Utilizes good guest relations and leadership skills to assist all components of the organization in person, by e-mail or by phone in a courteous, timely and efficient manner.
  • Coordinates on-line hospital-wide conference room(s), equipment, housing and virtual meeting calendars.
  • Coordinates support for locum tenens.
  • Maintains the ETO tracking calendar for nursing and physicians.
  • Maintains RHC Evidence Binder
  • Tracks and enters RHC productivity for each provider within the clinic.
  • Maintains and updates RHC Policies, Procedures, Collaborative Agreements, Re-appointments, and credentialing requests.
  • Enters monthly clinic charges for provider bonuses.
  • Distributes monthly checklists for RHC fridge/freezer temps, supplies, sample closets, red bags, and assist in maintaining QAPI program.
  • Maintains clinic teams’ application with up-to-date forms, calendar, etc.
  • Coordinates vouchers to patients and reports inventory to hospital administrative assistant.
  • Prepares monthly clinic meeting agendas, takes meeting minutes, and distributes to all clinic staff/Microsoft teams.

Qualifications:

Education/Licensure/Certifications:

  • Minimum: High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Preferred: Associate degree or equivalent formal training program.

Experience:

  • Three to five years of administrative assistant level experience preferred.

Skills:

  • Ability to work with strong interpersonal and project management skills. Collaborative style that demonstrates ability to work with external contacts, board members, physicians and employees.
  • Ability to take responsibility for completion of tasks with little direction.
  • Excellent ability to focus on details, skills related to editing documents, proofreading written copy, setting up meetings, etc.
  • High proficiency in MS Office products: Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Excellent phone, communication, and organizational skills.

Licensure/Certification:

  • None

Age Specific Skills: N/A

Hazardous Working Conditions:
    No exposure to hazardous working conditions.

Environment Surroundings:
    Located in a comfortable indoor area.

Physical Working Conditions:
    Standing or sitting in the same location; may be required to stoop, climb, or lift light (<10lb) material or equipment.

Dietary

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: This position will consist of covering breakfast, lunch, supper cook, plus dietary aide. Positions are taught one at a time, until learned.

    Job Requirements Include:

    • Reading and following recipes
    • Cleanliness of self and work area
    • Works at a fast, well-organized pace
    • 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..)
    • Other duties as assigned
    Qualifications:
    • Food service experience preferred, but not required.
    • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

     

    Job Title: Dietary Aide
    Open Shift: Part-time/Evenings (Tues, Wed, Thurs 4pm - 8pm) Open Shift: Part-time/Weekends (Saturday, Sunday 6am - 2:30pm)

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

     

Emergency Room

Job Title: CNA, AEMT, or Paramedic
Hours: Full-time/72 hours every 2 weeks
Shift: Evenings/Nights (1p - 1a)
Job Summary: Provides patient centered care in a relationship based environment; works in collaboration with the emergency department nurses and physicians.

    Essential Accountabilities:

    • Obtains vital signs to ensure stability of patients.
    • Documents patient consumption including input and output to ensure accurate fluid levels are recorded.
    • Provides appropriate personal hygiene when necessary.
    • 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.
    • Transports ED patients to other departments throughout the hospital.
    • Assists with necessary paperwork for admitted and transferred patient.
    • Proper phone etiquette.
    • Prepares and cleans ED treatment rooms on patient discharge and when needed.
    • Assists in keeping the department stocked of all necessary equipment and resources.

    Experience/Licensure:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Formal training for CNA Course
    • CNA License
    • BLS within 6 months of hire

     

    Job Title: RN
    Hours: Full-time/72 Hours Every 2 Weeks
    Shift: Days 7am - 7pm
    Shift: Nights 7pm - 7am
    Job Requirements Include:

    • Works in the Emergency Department/Trauma Care environment
    • Works as a team member in a multi-disciplinary approach to manage the work load and patient volumes.
    • Assess patient understanding of plan of care to better facilitate education opportunities and materials during hospital care working toward discharge.
    • Follows established protocols for narcotic and other medication or treatment administration ensuring the five (5) rights of medication administration are met.
    • Communicates pertinent information related to patients condition to inform physicians, additional staff nurses, and/or ancillary departments of patient needs and/or plan of care/treatment.
    • 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.
    • Practices time management to optimize completion of multiple tasks accurately and consistently within a fast-paced, critical-care environment.
    • Demonstrates the ability to provide a medical screening evaluation and triage appropriately.
    • Utilizes active listening skills to communicate with physicians, multi-disciplinary team members, patients and significant others involved in patient’s care. Effective communication at all times optimizes delivery of holistic approach to care.
    • Demonstrates the ability to recognize cardiac rhythms and provide advance cardiac care to patients.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of medications relevant to the emergency/trauma and critical care environment including the required monitoring to assure safe nursing practice.
    • Prepared to respond to emergency situations within the department and responds to in-house or campus emergencies such as code blue situations and to act as the team leader following standard ACLS, PALS, and TNCC protocols.
    • Provide indirect patient care by maintaining an environment (inclusive of all aspects of care environment, patient treatment rooms, and equipment) that demonstrates immediate readiness for treatment/care of the emergency or trauma patient.
    • Active participation in the professional development of self and team members.
    Requirements:
    • Associate’s degree Applied Science in Nursing (two-year program) or equivalent formal training program. Bachelor’s Degree (BSN) preferred.
    • 6 months to one year of Emergency Department experience preferred
    • Current ACLS , PALS, and TNCC verified within 6 months of hiring
    • Current RN license with the State of Kansas

     

EMS

Job Title: EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic
Hours: PRN (as needed basis) Job Summary: Administers emergency medical care to sick and/or injured patients and transports those patients to an appropriate medical facility. Functions as an EMS team member by performing the duties outlined and authorized by the Kansas Board of EMS regulations, State of Kansas statutes, McPherson EMS standing orders, and McPherson EMS standard operating procedures (SOPs).
Essential Job Accountabilities:

  • Administers appropriate emergency medical treatment to patients while on scene and/or during transport as authorized by the Paramedic scope of practice to meet requirements of EMS approved standing orders.
  • Provides appropriate treatment during transport to an appropriate medical facility and observes patient and varies treatment based on individual patient response to interventions as part of the EMS team to meet requirements of EMS approved standing orders.
  • Creates accurate patient care report (PCR) for each patient utilizing web-based documentation program (emsCHARTS.com) and portrays accurate scene description, history of present illness, exam/assessment findings, appropriate treatment rendered, and all other relevant information to assist physician in patient care and to maintain accurate EMS and hospital patient records.
  • Learns and maintains excellent geographical knowledge of McPherson EMS response territory including the City of McPherson, City of Inman, City of Galva, City of Windom, and rural unincorporated areas within the territory to ensure appropriate response time.
  • Maintains EMS units to appropriate operational condition. Ensures cab and patient compartment are clean, sanitary, and adequately stocked with necessary equipment and supplies. Keeps exterior clean, free of debris, and presentable as an emergency vehicle representing McPherson EMS to ensure quality patient care.
  • Maintains appropriate skill level relevant to the Paramedic certification. Attends EMS-based training in order to attain necessary annual re-certification
  • Engages in appropriate personal protection in regards to body substance isolation, hazardous materials, and dangerous/unsafe vehicles, structures, and scenes to ensure safety of patients and EMS personnel.
  • Operates emergency vehicles in accordance to Kansas laws and McPherson EMS SOPs. Obeys traffic laws and regulations in regards to emergency vehicle operations during emergent and non-emergent events to ensure safety of patients and EMS personnel.
Requirements:
  • Current certification as an EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic issued by the Kansas Board of EMS is required.
  • Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification issued by AHA is required.
  • Current ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, PEPP, NRP, and CEVO certification is preferred.

Facilities

None at this time

Finance/Accounting

None at this time

Fitness Center

Job Title: Fitness Aide
Hours: 10 hours a week, afternoons
Job Summary: The fitness aide will perform a variety of clerical and minor fitness duties.

Essential Accountabilities:
  • Perform minor clerical duties such as statement mailings, payments, and computer entries.
  • Assist with the cleaning of all equipment.
  • Be available to physically assist members with the proper use of the equipment.
  • Provide basic supervision of the facility for safety and security.
  • Other duties may be assigned as necessary within the capabilities of the fitness aide’s knowledge and skills.

Qualifications:

Education/Licensure/Certifications:

  • Must be able to read, write and speak and understand the English language.
  • CPR certification. This will be provided if not currently certified.

Experience:

  • Computer experience preferred.
  • Preferred interest in wellness and exercise.

Age Specific Skills: N/A
    The aide must demonstrate a maturity level to work independently and in a positive helpful manner in assisting members and staff of all ages. Must be able to assist individuals of all ages verbally and physically when necessary.

Discretion/Latitude/Decision-Making:
    The aide will work without supervision at times and must possess the ability to use good judgment and to handle unexpected situations. A positive, outgoing personality is preferred.

Hazardous Working Conditions:
    Aide must have the ability to work in an area among several people with multiple interruptions and a moderate to high noise level. Temperatures can vary from warm to cool.

Environment Surroundings:
    Potential exposure to airborne diseases. The same as for any individual working in a hospital environment that is dependent on a ceiling ventilation system for in flow and out flow of air.

Physical Working Conditions:
    Sitting - 50% of time; Walking/Standing -50% of time; The Fitness Aide must have the ability to bend, stand, stoop, sit, and reach. Must be able to lift a minimum of 30 pounds. Must have the ability to see and hear clearly.

H.I.M. - Health Information Management

None at this time

Hospitalist Providers

    Job Title: Nurse Practitioner
    Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
    JOB SUMMARY:

    The Nurse Practitioner functions as an independent healthcare provider who, working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary health team, is responsible for providing comprehensive care to patients in a hospital setting. He/she demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise in working with patients with acute and chronic illnesses. He/she is responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion and care coordination for patients and families with acute and chronic health needs. The Nurse Practitioner demonstrates an advanced level of medical/nursing clinical knowledge, communication and interdisciplinary collaboration, professionalism, and evidence-based practice. He/she works with administrative, nursing, physician, and other members of the care team to assure safe, effective, quality patient care and to promote the mission of McPherson Hospital.
      Essential Job Accountabilities:
      • Department – Hospital (Hospitalist Services)
      • Supervisor - Clinic Director
      • Area of responsibility – Hospital (Hospitalist Services)

    Position Responsibilities:
    • The Nurse Practitioner will provide care within his/her scope of practice as outlined by applicable state law, licensing, regulations, institutional policy and practice agreements.
    • This position will work directly with the hospitalist team to provide hospitalist coverage.

Clinical Knowledge:
  • Demonstrates knowledge of etiologies, risk factors, pathophysiology, presentation and epidemiology of medical conditions.
  • Performs history and physical assessments of patients that are accurate, complete, concise, relevant and appropriate for age, gender and clinical problem.
  • Orders appropriate diagnostic studies and correctly interpret the results.
  • Utilizes critical thinking to synthesize and analyze collected data.
  • Develops implements, evaluates and alters the plan of care as needed.
  • Manages general medical and surgical conditions based on knowledge of the indications, contraindications, side effects, interactions and adverse reactions of pharmacologic agents and other relevant treatment modalities.
  • Counsels and educates patients and families.
  • Demonstrates proficiency in procedural skills pertinent to practice area.
  • Maintains accurate, complete, concise and timely documentation in the electronic medical record.

Patient Care:
  • Provides care that is patient and family centered, compassionate, appropriate and effective for the promotion of health, prevention of illness and treatment of disease throughout the lifespan.
  • Facilitates consistent, coordinated care and clear communication among all members of the healthcare team.
  • Incorporates the patient and family in care planning and treatment across settings.
  • Serves as an advocate for patients and families in navigating the health care system.

Practice Based Learning and Clinical Improvement:
  • Demonstrates insight into own strengths, limitations and knowledge deficits.
  • Demonstrates initiative to meet identified learning needs using multiple resources.
  • Actively participates in self-evaluation by seeking and utilizing guidance and constructive feedback in a professional manner.
  • Continuously seeks opportunities for clinical advancement and knowledge and skill attainment.

Communication and Interdisciplinary Collaboration:
  • Communicates and collaborates effectively with physicians, other health professionals and health related agencies.
  • Works effectively with multidisciplinary team members.
  • Promotes mutual respect and trust working within a team model.
  • Communicates effectively with patients and families, incorporating gender, age, culture, race, religion, disabilities and sexual orientation.

Professionalism:
  • Follows ethical principles regarding patient confidentiality, informed consent and unanticipated adverse outcomes.
  • Demonstrates the highest level of accountability for professional practice.
  • Participates in education of students and other health care professionals.
  • Maintains effectiveness where circumstances and priorities are changing. Is flexible, resilient and change oriented.
  • Participates in organizational and departmental meetings, educational opportunities, committees and workgroups as necessary

Systems Based Practice:
  • Considers cost effectiveness and risk/benefit analysis when making decisions about patient care.
  • Uses evidenced-based medicine to systematically analyze and improve patient care practices.
  • Participates in quality initiative/performance activities.
  • Participates in development, evaluates and implements standards of care within area of specialization (policies, protocols, etc).

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
  • Nurse Practitioner: Master's or Doctorate's degree from accredited Nursing Program

Experience:
  • Hospital APRN experience preferred
  • 3-5 years Hospital RN experience preferred

Licensure/Certification: If Nurse Practitioner:
  • Active RN and APNP license in State of Kansas AND
  • Active board certification as a NP in Acute Care, Adult, Adult/Gerontology or Family Medicine
Nurse Practitioner applicants must have:
  • Active DEA license or ability to apply for such license prior to or upon hire
  • CPR certification and advanced life support certifications if relevant to practice area (ACLS, PALS, NRP)

Age-Specific Skills: Age of Patient Population Served:
  • Infant (29 days - less than 1 year)
  • Pediatric (1 - 12 yrs)
  • Adolescent (13 - 17 yrs)
  • Adult (18 - 64 yrs)
  • Geriatric (65 yrs & older)
Hazardous Working Conditions:
OSHA Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials

Environmental Surroundings:
Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature, and noise. Examples: patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

Physical Working Conditions:
Continuously stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20 to 50 lbs). Examples may include: Nurses, LPNs, and physical therapists.

Housekeeping

None at this time

Human Resources

None at this time

Infection Control/Employee Health

None at this time

Information Systems

Job Title: Information Systems Tech
Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
JOB SUMMARY:
Duties:

  • Responsible for setup, patching, and deployment of PCs, applications, printers, scanners, and miscellaneous personal devices such as smart phones.
  • Connect networkable devices to wired and wireless networks and trouble shoot basic networking problems.
  • Responsible for new employee user accounts in Active Directory & Domain architecture, badging software and software-specific user accounts.
  • Manages and triages help desk database and user support requests.
  • Provides Tier I problem resolution and support to staff.
  • Performs complex software/hardware troubleshooting, patches and re-installations in accordance with established SLAs.
  • Provides frequent communication and follow through during issue resolution process.
  • Responsible for on call rotation for after-hours system support. Requires tech to wear a notification device such as a cellphone.
  • Works closely with Nurse Analyst to identify Electronic Health Record issues and assist with escalation of tickets.
  • Identifies system modifications to reduce user problems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Complexity/Problem Solving:
  • Analyze situations, evaluate alternatives, and implement solutions within standards (where applicable).
  • Interpret guidelines and analyze factual information to adapt or modify processes in response to changing circumstances.
  • Duties may require non-routine analysis, research and follow-through.
  • May act as a resource to others to solve problems.

Working Conditions/Physical Effort:
  • Work requires ability to lift 30 to 50 pounds on a regular basis. Work may require moderate physical exertion and/or physical strain.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to work under stress during peak workload periods.
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements.
  • OSHA Category 3 – Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues or other potentially infectious materials.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
  • High school Diploma/GED
  • Professional certifications as appropriate

Experience:
  • Practical understanding of scripting to include PowerShell, VB, and/or batch.
  • Knowledge of current trends in the specific field.
  • Demonstrated experience with standard software applications, including MS Office, Windows. Must have a strong dedication to customer service.

Job Title: Network Administrator
Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
Shift: 2nd Shift
JOB SUMMARY:Maintains overall health of computer network infrastructure and monitors and troubleshoots server/network traffic, network administration, firewalls, routers, switches, VPN, encryption, remote access, authentication, DNS, FTP, anti-virus, voice and data telecommunications, storage area networks, etc.

ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Plan, implement and maintain network infrastructure, to include firewalls, routers, switches VPN, analog telephony, and IP telephony.
  • Plan and implement changes to the IT network for operating systems and security.
  • Responsible for management of network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis of Quality of Service, and Bandwidth Management; troubleshooting network problems.
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control and evaluation.
  • Documents network and system diagrams, process flow diagrams, and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Performs complex software/hardware troubleshooting, patches and re-installations in accordance with established SLAs.
  • Provides Tier 2 and Tier 1 support for System Administrators, and Information systems techs to assist in troubleshooting and maintaining Servers and End-user devices.
  • Assists Information Systems Director as needed for project management.

Department Specific Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for on call rotation for after-hours system support.
  • Required to carry a notification device such as a cellphone.

Other Job Accountabilities:

    Job Title: Information Systems Tech
    Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
    JOB SUMMARY:

Duties:
  • Responsible for setup, patching, and deployment of PCs, applications, printers, scanners, and miscellaneous personal devices such as smart phones.
  • Connect networkable devices to wired and wireless networks and trouble shoot basic networking problems.
  • Responsible for new employee user accounts in Active Directory & Domain architecture, badging software and software-specific user accounts.
  • Manages and triages help desk database and user support requests.
  • Provides Tier I problem resolution and support to staff.
  • Performs complex software/hardware troubleshooting, patches and re-installations in accordance with established SLAs.
  • Provides frequent communication and follow through during issue resolution process.
  • Responsible for on call rotation for after-hours system support. Requires tech to wear a notification device such as a cellphone.
  • Works closely with Nurse Analyst to identify Electronic Health Record issues and assist with escalation of tickets.
  • Identifies system modifications to reduce user problems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Complexity/Problem Solving:
  • Analyze situations, evaluate alternatives, and implement solutions within standards (where applicable).
  • Interpret guidelines and analyze factual information to adapt or modify processes in response to changing circumstances.
  • Duties may require non-routine analysis, research and follow-through.
  • May act as a resource to others to solve problems.

Working Conditions/Physical Effort:
  • Work requires ability to lift 30 to 50 pounds on a regular basis. Work may require moderate physical exertion and/or physical strain.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours.
  • Ability to work under stress during peak workload periods.
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements.
  • OSHA Category 3 – Tasks that involve no exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues or other potentially infectious materials.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
  • High school Diploma/GED
  • Professional certifications as appropriate

Experience:
  • Practical understanding of scripting to include PowerShell, VB, and/or batch.
  • Knowledge of current trends in the specific field.
  • Demonstrated experience with standard software applications, including MS Office, Windows. Must have a strong dedication to customer service.

Job Title: Network Administrator
Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
Shift: 2nd Shift
JOB SUMMARY:Maintains overall health of computer network infrastructure and monitors and troubleshoots server/network traffic, network administration, firewalls, routers, switches, VPN, encryption, remote access, authentication, DNS, FTP, anti-virus, voice and data telecommunications, storage area networks, etc.

ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:
  • Plan, implement and maintain network infrastructure, to include firewalls, routers, switches VPN, analog telephony, and IP telephony.
  • Plan and implement changes to the IT network for operating systems and security.
  • Responsible for management of network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis of Quality of Service, and Bandwidth Management; troubleshooting network problems.
  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control and evaluation.
  • Documents network and system diagrams, process flow diagrams, and disaster recovery procedures.
  • Performs complex software/hardware troubleshooting, patches and re-installations in accordance with established SLAs.
  • Provides Tier 2 and Tier 1 support for System Administrators, and Information systems techs to assist in troubleshooting and maintaining Servers and End-user devices.
  • Assists Information Systems Director as needed for project management.

Department Specific Accountabilities:
  • Responsible for on call rotation for after-hours system support.
  • Required to carry a notification device such as a cellphone.

  • Analyze situations, evaluate alternatives, and implement solutions within standards (where applicable).
  • Interpret guidelines and analyze factual information to adapt or modify processes in response to changing circumstances.
  • Duties may require non-routine analysis, research and follow-through.
  • May act as a resource to others to solve problems.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • QUALIFICATIONS:
    Education:
    • Associate’s degree or 2 to 4 years related experience or equivalent combination.
    • Preferred Bachelors in related field.

    Experience:
    • 3-5 years of experience working with network and systems infrastructure in a business environment.
    • Healthcare Experience is preferred.

    Licensure/Certification:
    • Professional certifications as appropriate are preferred (MCSE, CCNA, N+)

    Job Title: Senior Systems Administrator
    Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks, plus call
    Job Summary: Maintains overall health of computer network infrastructure. Monitors and maintains server/network traffic, network administration, firewalls, routers, switches, VPN, encryption, remote access, authentication, DNS, FTP, anti-virus, voice and data telecommunications, storage area networks, etc.
    ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Plan, implement and maintain network infrastructure, to include firewalls, routers, switches, Wireless, VPN, analog telephony, and IP telephony
    • Plan, implement and maintain Server Infrastructure in conjunction with Systems Administrator
    • Plan and implement changes to the IT network for operating systems and security
    • Responsible for management of network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis of Quality of Service, and Bandwidth Management, troubleshooting network problems
    • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation
    • Documents network and system diagrams, process flow diagrams, and disaster recovery procedures
    • Ensures network uptime and stability company-wide
    • Performs complex software/hardware troubleshooting, patches, and re-installations in accordance with established SLAs
    • Coordinate repairs and upgrades with outside vendors in accordance with established SLAs
    • Provides Tier 2 support for System Administrators for Server Infrastructure
    • Provides Tier 2 support for Information systems techs to assist in troubleshooting and maintaining Servers and End-user devices
    • Performs remedial maintenance of network devices including the restoration of hardware and software.
    • Assists Information Systems Director as needed for project management
    Department Specific Accountabilities:

    • Responsible for on call rotation for after-hours system support
    • Required to carry a notification device such as a cellphone
    • Analyze situations, evaluate alternatives, and implement solutions within standards (where applicable)
    • Interpret guidelines and analyze information to adapt or modify processes in response to changing circumstances.
    • Duties may require non-routine analysis, research, and follow-through.
    • May act as a resource to team members to solve problems.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years related experience or equivalent combination
    • 5-7 years of experience working with network and systems infrastructure in a business environment
    • Proven experience and success with LAN, WAN, WLAN, VOIP, administration and troubleshooting of Cisco, Ubiquity, SonicWall, Linux, or Microsoft
    • Experience with scripting languages to include PowerShell, VB, and JavaScript
    • Experience building and deploying redundant Server Architecture
    • Experience building and administrating Citrix VDI, SharePoint, and Teams
    • Experience building and administrating Database technologies such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, or Microsoft SQL Server
    • Professional certifications as appropriate are preferred (MCSE, CCNA, N+, S+)

    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

    Job Title: Phlebotomist
    Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
    Shift: Days
    JOB SUMMARY: Collects, processes and delivers specimens to appropriate sections of the Laboratory for testing as ordered by the Physician. Actively participates in outstanding customer service.
    ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Greets and assists patients entering the waiting room and laboratory in a warm and professional manner.
    • Must be comfortable with fast paced environment and be able to multitask.
    • Shows accountability to co-workers by being trustworthy, responsible and dependable while taking ownership of actions.
    • Establishes proficiency in collecting patient samples correctly so that accurate test results are received.
    • Strong communication skills with co-workers, doctors, nurses and patients.
    • Maintains well stocked draw rooms and trays.
    • Strive for proficiency and accuracy with the laboratory EMR system to ensure accurate order entry, faxing results, printing results, and scheduling patients.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Answers the phone in a friendly and professional manner.
    • Establishes great communication and teamwork with other departments to ensure proper patient care.
    • Demonstrates care, compassion and pride in performing tasks.
    • Exercise independent judgement and can work under minimal supervision.
    EDUCATION/CERTIFICATION:

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Phlebotomy training is preferred but not required
    • ASCP/AMT Phlebotomy license preferred but not required.

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    Medical/Surgical Unit

    Job Title: Medical/Surgical Unit Registered Nurse
    Hours: Full-time/72 hours every 2 weeks
    Shift: Nights 7pm - 7am
    PRN(as needed) opportunities also available!
    Job Summary: 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/ Nights/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

    None at this time

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    Obstetrics/Mother and Baby

    Job Title: RN
    Shift: Nights(7p-7a)
    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: Admitting Rep - Hospital & Clinic
    Open Hours: PRN (As needed basis)
    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.

     

    Job Title: Admitting Representative (l)
    Hours: Full-time/Days/80 hours every 2 weeks
    Job Summary: The Admitting Representative assists patients in accessing healthcare services through scheduling, pre-registration, front desk check-in, registration and patient placement. The Representative is responsible for creating accurate demographic and financial information in the core system/s through face to face, electronic and/or telephone contact.

    Essential Accountabilities:
    • Accurately and timely create and update patient financial files in the core system by accurately and thoroughly collecting, analyzing, and recording demographic, insurance and financial data. These tasks may be performed in the MOB admissions area and/or Urgent Care.
    • Accurately and timely reviewing each daily scheduled patient file for omissions and/or needed corrections; ensuring completion prior to a patient’s departure from their visit; including all demographic, insurance and co-pay/deductible information.
    • Verify electronically when able and/or through telephone, patient insurance eligibility 100% of the time.
    • Must have a working knowledge of Medicare/Medicaid and third party insurance needed to complete this position and/or have the ability to obtain within first 90 days of employment.
    • Accuracy in the collection and documentation of patient insurance and demographics; reaching incrementally within the first 120 days of employment and forward maintaining a 98% accuracy rate as determined through periodic audit and/or other means of measurement.
    • Ensures patient financial obligations are determined and collected accurately and timely; meeting facility standards as outlined in dept. specific “Standard of Operation” (SOP) and/or facility policy and procedure; ensuring patient co-pays are received 95% of the time and/or appropriate payment plans/charity are in place.
    • Assists management in assuring confidentiality is maintained and HIPAA Compliance adhered to with all activities, including those surrounding the “classified” patient 100% of the time.
    • Able to review and explain accurately, all registration forms prior to obtaining signatures from patient or patient’s representative/guardian ensuring the patient and/or representative/guardian has clear understanding of their rights and obligation.
    • Copies, scans, indexes timely and accurately, any required documentation obtained during the pre-registration, registration or verification process that is pertinent to the electronic medical or financial record.
    • Must be prepared to work staff schedules due to vacation, illness, FMLA, etc. as necessary.
    • Will cover peer as necessary for rest and meal breaks ensuring appropriate coverage at all times.
    • Must be able to answer and work with a multi-line telephone with professionalism and courtesy while dealing with multiple incoming calls.
    • May have other duties as assigned.

    Department Specific Accountabilities:
    • Will follow and abide by all hospital and clinic policies and procedures in order to maintain employment.
    • Must produce accurate and complete work as established through Dept. specific Policy and Procedures for Productivity based on national standards.

    Other Job Accountabilities:
    • Must maintain a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of McPherson Centers for Healthcare.
    • Exhibits compassion for patients, family members and others; along with a nurturing spirit to provide care during emotionally stressful situations.
    • Maintains customer relations at a very positive level as evidenced by feedback from patients, visitors, physicians and peers as demonstrated by the ability to interact openly and honestly with nursing, physicians, other healthcare professions, patients, peers and the public.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to ask patients for payments, overcome objections, accurately count money and account for all payments taken.

    Qualifications:

    Education:
    • High School education/diploma or equivalency.
    • Associate Business and/or related degree preferred.

    Experience:
    • Two or more years’ experience in healthcare registration and/or front end duties preferred.
    • Medical terminology preferred.

    Skills:
    • High level of literacy with personal computers, including prior experiences with keyboarding.
    • Demonstrated abilities understanding and using Microsoft Office Products.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills demonstrated through interactions within teams, with staff and management, presentations.
    • High level of accountability, willingness to learn, with positive enthusiasm.
    • Ability to independently and proactively inquire and check-in with lead if uncertain.
    • Must be comfortable with a fast paced environment; adjusting to meet all needs.

    Environmental Surroundings:
    Potential exposure to airborne and/or droplet diseases The same as for any individual working in a medical environment that is dependent on a ceiling ventilation system for in flow and out flow of air.

    Physical Working Conditions:
    • Sitting 80% of the time.
    • Walking/Standing 20% of the time.
    • Keyboarding and use of hands/arms for reaching/holding for extended periods of time.
    • Must be able to read and duplicate documents that may be very small lettering and/or unclear copies.
    • Must be able to communicate normal tones of conversation in face to face and/or on telephone with or without accommodation.
    • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. infrequently.

     

    Pharmacy

    None at this time

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    Primary Care Clinics

    Job Title: Certified Medical Assistant
    Hours: Full-time/Days/80 hours every 2 weeks
    Job Summary: The CMA 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 providers 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 Accountabilities:
    • Department - Clinics
    • Supervisor - Clinic Nurse Supervisor
    • Area of responsibility - Physician Clinics

    Position Responsibilities:
    • 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 workups 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:

    Education:

    Minimum Required:
      Completion of a CMA accredited program

    Experience:

    Minimum Required:
      Minimal/no experience

    Preferred:
      One to two years

    Skills:
    • Good communication skills
    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • Computer skills related to word, and outlook

    Licensure/Certification:
    • Current CMA Certification
    • BLS verification within 6 months of hiring

    Age-Specific Skills: Age of Patient Population Served:
    • Infant (29 days - less than 1 year)
    • Pediatric (1 - 12 yrs)
    • Adolescent (13 - 17 yrs)
    • Adult (18 - 64 yrs)
    • Geriatric (65 yrs & older)

    Hazardous Working Conditions:
    OSHA Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials.

    Environmental Surroundings:
    Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature, and noise. Examples: patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

    Physical Working Conditions:
    Continuously stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20 to 50 lbs). Examples may include: Nurses, LPNs, and physical therapists.

     

    Job Title: Nurse Assistant - Clinic
    Hours: Full-time/Days/80 hours every 2 weeks
    Job Summary: The nurse assistant 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 Accountabilities:
    • Department - Clinics
    • Supervisor - Clinic Nurse Supervisor
    • Area of responsibility - Physician Clinics

    Position Responsibilities:
    • 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 workups 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:

    Experience:

    Minimum Required:
      Minimal/no experience

    Preferred:
      One to two years

    Skills:
    • Good communication skills
    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • Computer skills related to word, and outlook

    Licensure/Certification:
    • Current CMA Certification
    • BLS verification within 6 months of hiring

    Age-Specific Skills: Age of Patient Population Served:
    • Infant (29 days - less than 1 year)
    • Pediatric (1 - 12 yrs)
    • Adolescent (13 - 17 yrs)
    • Adult (18 - 64 yrs)
    • Geriatric (65 yrs & older)

    Hazardous Working Conditions:
    OSHA Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials.

    Environmental Surroundings:
    Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature, and noise. Examples: patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

    Physical Working Conditions:
    Continuously stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20 to 50 lbs). Examples may include: Nurses, LPNs, and physical therapists.

     

    Job Title: Triage Nurse - Clinic
    Hours: Full-time/Days/80 hours every 2 weeks
    Job Summary: Under general supervision of the Nursing Supervisor the Triage Nurse performs care coordination and professional nursing functions to assess the severity of the patient’s health concerns using protocols and algorithms in a manner that provides patient dispositions to emergency care, clinic provider appointments, and triage nurse clinic services within the scope of the licensed practice. The Triage Nurse will support providers in triaging all walk in patients. Candidates should have a strong community health/public health orientation

    Essential Accountabilities:
    • The Triage Nurse will be part of a care coordination team supporting general care processes alongside the providers.
    • Triage Nurse will schedule/direct patient telephone calls, including walk-in patients requesting health care services.
    • Evaluates and assesses patient’s health care needs based on patient’s signs and symptoms utilizing established triage protocols and guidelines.
    • Obtains appropriate input and direction from the provider as needed to determine best clinical course of action and recommendations for specific patient health care needs.
    • Accurately documents symptoms/complaints, nursing assessment, advice provided and patient/caller response. Follows policies, procedures, and protocols to ensure consistency and departmental effectiveness as well as improve health care outcomes of patients/callers and their access to appropriate health care.
    • Coordinate and schedule future, same-day and walk-in appointments on the provider schedules.
    • Utilize standing orders, triage protocols and algorithms appropriately.
    • Monitor patient flow in clinic; ensure that patients receive all recommended services in a timely manner.
    • As needed, perform other nursing functions as assigned. Assist providers with special procedures as needed.
    • Assist with prescription refills and communications per protocol.
    • Assures that pertinent medical information is forwarded to proper departments as needed for continuity of patient care.
    • Documents in electronic health record (HER), triage assessment, plan, implementation, and evaluation, follow-up.
    • Completes other duties as assigned by Nursing Supervisor.

    Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
    • Must have knowledge of disease processes, normal growth and development of all age groups.
    • Must possess community health knowledge.
    • Must operate with culturally sensitivity with respect to working with persons and groups of diverse racial, ethnic, economic, and social backgrounds.
    • General computer skills required. Experience with EHR systems.
    • Ability to maintain a positive attitude with changing conditions.
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced department and handle multiple tasks, work with interruptions, and deal effectively with confidential information.
    • Seeks out available resources to resolve problems.
    • Possess strong verbal and writing communication skills.
    • Possess a professional and mature demeanor.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure by prioritizing work activities.
    • Ability to function independently as well as the ability to work as part of a team.

    Qualifications:

    Education:
      Minimum Required:
        LPN

      Experience:
      • Previous experience in rural health clinic preferred.
      • Triage experience of a least 1 year preferred.

      Skills:
      • Proven leadership, physician relations and communication skills

      Licensure/Certification:
      • Currently CPR certified

      Environmental Surroundings:
      Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature, and noise. Examples: patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

      Physical Working Conditions:
      Sitting, stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20 to 50 lbs).

       

      Job Title: Licensed Practical Nurse - Clinic
      Hours: Full-time/Days/80 hours every 2 weeks
      Job Summary: The LPN 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 providers 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 Accountabilities:
      • Department - Clinics
      • Supervisor - Clinic Nurse Supervisor
      • Area of responsibility - Physician Clinics

      Position Responsibilities:
      • 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 workups 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:

      Education:

    Minimum Required:
      Completion of a LPN / LVN accredited program

    Experience:

    Minimum Required:
      Minimal/no experience

    Preferred:
      One to two years

    Skills:
    • Good communication skills
    • Good organizational and time management skills
    • Computer skills related to word, and outlook

    Licensure/Certification:
    • Current LPN license in the state of Kansas
    • BLS verification within 6 months of hiring

    Age-Specific Skills: Age of Patient Population Served:
    • Infant (29 days - less than 1 year)
    • Pediatric (1 - 12 yrs)
    • Adolescent (13 - 17 yrs)
    • Adult (18 - 64 yrs)
    • Geriatric (65 yrs & older)

    Hazardous Working Conditions:
    OSHA Category 1: Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials.

    Environmental Surroundings:
    Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature, and noise. Examples: patient care providers and laboratory technicians.

    Physical Working Conditions:
    Continuously stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20 to 50 lbs). Examples may include: Nurses, LPNs, and physical therapists.

     

    Quality Improvement

    Job Title: Care Manager
    Hours: Full-time/Days/80 hours every 2 weeks
    Job Summary: The Care Manager collaborates with all members of the health care team to enhance the provision of patient care services and ensures reimbursement for services provided from admission to discharge. They are responsible for assessing, planning and coordinating all aspects of medical and supporting services to promote quality, cost effective care. They will assess all hospital admissions for appropriate status and level of care and coordinate review of continued stay criteria. The Care Manager will work with the multiple disciplinary care team to ensure that care is appropriate based on a patient centered care module and is in line with evidence based best practice guidelines. They will ensure that each patient is discharged to appropriate level of care and coordinate discharge.

    Essential Accountabilities:
    • Ensures continuity and coordination of care for patients before, during and after hospitalization, and ensures that payer conditions are met.
    • In conjunction with the multidisciplinary team supervises progress and recommends appropriate clinical interventions ensuring patient goals and CMS guidelines are met.
    • Assess patients for the hospital's skilled nursing program; will be responsible for MDS form.
    • Provides utilization reviews requirements and assists in the appeal process if needed.
    • Monitor readmission rate and LOS. Identify improvement opportunities.
    • Take action to correct variances in length of stay and address them in care progression rounds and follow up with physicians and payers as needed.
    • Facility patient discharge and assist in education.
    • Ensure that patients and families have access to resources for post-hospital care needs.
    • Serve as patient advocate.
    • Perform post discharge follow up phone calls.
    • Develop and update policies on a routine basis; updating and educating staff when needed.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Education/Experience:
    • Degree in nursing
    • Acute care in a hospital setting for at least 2 years.
    • Utilization review knowledge preferred but not required.
    • Hospital based care management knowledge preferred but not required.
    • Discharge planning knowledge preferred but not required.

    Licenses/Certification:
    • Licensed in the State of Kansas as a Registered Nurse in good standing

    Knowledge/Skills:
    • Exemplary interpersonal skills and ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with patients and their families, and at all levels of the organization.
    • Effective time management skills to organize and prioritize workload.
    • Ability to utilize data and reports to develop actionable interventions and measurable goals.
    • Creativity, complex problem analysis and decision making

    Patient Population:
    • Infant (29 days-less than 1 year)
    • Pediatric (1-12 years)
    • Adolescent (13-17 years)
    • Adult (18-64 years)
    • Geriatric (65 years and older)

    Working conditions/physical effort:
    • Performing the duties of this job can require prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing, walking, and sitting. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects and tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; bend, stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear; and taste or smell.
    • Work requires ability to continuously stand/walk or lift/handle/carry material or equipment of moderate weight (20-50 lbs).
    • OSHA Category 1 – Tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, tissues, and other potentially infectious materials.
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    Radiology

    Job Title: Radiology Technologist
    Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
    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)

     

    JOB TITLE: MAMMOGRAPHY TECHNOLOGIST
    HOURS: PRN (as needed basis)
    JOB SUMMARY: The Mammography Technologist is responsible for the daily clinical operations of their assigned area. This position is critical to providing outstanding care and efficient results; the technologist impacts the profitability of the organization as well as the patient experience.
    ESSENTIAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

    • Performs 3D Mammography Examinations.
    • Performs Stereotactic Breast Biopsies.
    • Performs DEXA – Bone Density Scanning.
    • Provides excellent patient care and communicates procedures and provides education on an as needed basis to new and existing team members.
    • Effectively handles patient complaints as evidenced by patient survey scores and escalates as necessary.
    • Maintains current MQSA compliance and ACR certification of the Mammography program.
    • Ensures compliance with all Policies and Procedures.
    • Ensures supplies are available as needed to meet patient demands.
    • Coordinates service and maintenance of equipment to ensure minimal downtime, as requested by the Radiology Director.
    • Acts as a point of contact for physician offices requiring clinical information and responds to requests within 24 hours.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • QUALIFICATIONS:

        Education/Licensure/Certifications:

        • Associate’s degree or equivalent formal training program.
        • Minimum two (2) years 3D Mammography experience preferred.
        • Registered Mammography Technologist, ARRT (M) required.
        • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts – LRT
        • Basic Life Support

         

    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: Perioperative Registered Nurse – Circulator/Scrub Nurse
    Shift: Days, plus call
    Hours: Full-time/40 hours per week plus call
    Job Summary: Takes accountability for the care given to assigned patients, and functions within the Kansas Practice Act, to deliver comprehensive, family centered nursing care to all patients. This nurse is an expert in sterile technique. He/she is competent in handling instruments, supplies and equipment necessary during surgical procedures.
    Essential Accountabilities:

    • Follow established protocols for narcotic and other medication administration ensuring the five rights of medication administration are met.
    • Communicate pertinent information related to patients’ condition to inform doctors, additional staff nurses and/or ancillary departments of patients’ needs and/or plan of care.
    • Document concerns, findings, and actions, implementing appropriate care plans related to patients diagnosis for continuity of care.
    • Assess patients’ condition, continuously monitoring changes in status, physical findings, vital signs, coping skills ensuring appropriate care is given related to patients’ needs.
    • Coordinate the surgical patients care in the perioperative setting.
    • Establishes an environment of safety for the surgical patient for freedom from acquired physical injury.
    • Assess, diagnose, implement, and evaluate treatments and procedures that contribute to the physiological stability of the surgical patient.
    • Demonstrate knowledge about the psychologic, sociologic, and spiritual responses of patients and their families to the operative or other invasive procedure.
    • Completes adequate documentation perioperatively as required.
    • Assists perioperative staff, including surgeons, anesthesia providers, RN’s and surgical technologists, in providing quality care to the surgical patient.
    • Takes call on rotation with other staff during OR non-scheduled hours as appropriate.
    • Anticipates, prepares and maintains the sterile field with instruments, supplies, equipment and medications/solutions needed for the surgical procedure.
    • Maintains highest standard of sterile technique.
    • Anticipates the needs of the surgeon during the surgical procedure.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications:

    • Associate’s degree of nursing or equivalent formal training program.
    • Bachelor of Science Nursing preferred.
    • 6 months practicing as an RN in an acute hospital setting.
    • One to two year’s Operating Room experience preferred.
    • Licensed in the State of Kansas as a Registered Nurse
    • ACLS & PALS verified within six months of hiring
    • CNOR/CST preferred

     

    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

     

    Walk-in care

    None at this time

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