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Careers at Kearney Regional Medical Center and Platte Valley Medical Clinic

If you love helping patients succeed and enjoy working in a warm and friendly place full of like-minded employees deeply dedicated to quality care, KRMC may be your ideal fit.


Openings & Benefits

Our locally-managed facility is run by a board of physicians, allowing for a deep understanding of hospital principles and the healthcare industry in general.

Here, fresh perspectives are always welcome and encouraged.

Kearney Regional Medical Center offers the resources to strengthen and advance your skills with the support of a welcoming and dedicated culture.

Current Openings, Kearney Regional Medical Center

Current Openings, Platte Valley Medical Clinic

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Kearney Regional Medical Center

Are you interested in KRMC, but do not see a job of interest posted at this time? Please feel free to submit your application, resume, and interested positions here.

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Cath Lab RN

Job Summary:

Provides direct, safe, competent and quality patient care in the Interventional Cardiology & Radiology department (also known as Cath Lab). Supports the medical care of patients requiring various invasive cardiac, peripheral vascular or interventional radiology diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Sustains a high level of patient care by communication with the patients, families, physicians and co-works to address the physical, general and psychosocial needs of the patient.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Approaches the patient, and families, in a kind, gentle and friendly manner. Communicates in a positive manner and is able to alleviate apprehension through effective pre and post procedure instructions.
  • Appropriate communication with physicians, co-workers and other hospital departments to manage and expedite safe and appropriate care of the patient. Provides complete and appropriate hand-off report to the receiving staff post procedure.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensures Pre-Op requirements are complete per hospital policy. (H& P present, informed consent signed, appropriate test results available, access site identified and prepared)
  • Demonstrates the ability to assess cardiopulmonary and cardiovascular systems pre, intra and post procedure. Is able to recognize, evaluate and record hemodynamics, pressure wave forms and EKG wave forms. Identifies and updates the cardiologist of any adverse physiologic changes during the procedure and is prepared to take appropriate actions in a timely manner.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques and medications.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac, emergency, anxiolytic, analgesic, anticoagulation, antiplatelet and thrombolytic drugs and IV fluids. Carries out appropriate administration per hospital policy.
  • Maintains hemostasis of a vessel post procedure using a compression device or manual compression. Recognizes potential problems associated with access sites and takes appropriate corrective actions if indicated.
  • Care and assessment of the patient is clearly documented. Assumes responsibility for the completeness, accuracy and validity of the Medical Record during the time of care until hand off to the receiving unit.
  • Adheres to sterile and aseptic techniques and practices in all procedures.
  • Demonstrates competence in preparing and cleaning of Cath Lab suites before and between cases.
  • Performs set-up and calibration of various equipment in the cath lab. Ensures equipment is properly maintained. Alerts the manager &/or the Biomed department of any equipment malfunction immediately and fills out appropriate work orders.
  • Assists cardiologist during procedures by operating ancillary equipment, anticipating and obtaining catheters, wires and other necessary inventory and medications as ordered.
  • Assists and collaborates with Pharmacy staff in the maintenance and proper storage of medications.
  • Assists and collaborates with the Supply Chain department in the restocking of supplies and assists in notifying the Manager or responsible personnel of shortages.
  • Assists with the appropriate maintenance of digital images, department logs and other case information after a procedure.
  • If cross-trained, functions as a scrub assistant to the cardiologist. Using the principles of sterile technique, aids in the technical performance of the diagnostic and interventional procedures in the cath lab, or at the bedside for emergent procedures as needed.
  • In the absence of the Manager, demonstrates the ability to make decisions to guarantee the appropriate care and safety of the patient.
  • Assists with Process Improvement and Quality Improvement activities as assigned. Recognizes occurrences and files the appropriate forms with Risk Management.
  • Attends required in-services, education and unit meetings. Maintains an annual 75% attendance record.
  • Maintains current BLS and ACLS certifications.
  • Takes responsibility to assess own learning needs to enhance personal and professional growth
  • Overall commitment to scheduling flexibility, including voluntary time off during low volume schedules and overtime during high volume schedules. Takes Call, as scheduled, and consistently responds within the 30 minute response time.
  • Maintains regulatory requirements and complies with all organizational policies.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska
  • Current BLS certification
  • Current ACLS certification, or certification within six months of employment
  • 1 year of critical care experience preferred

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Certified Coder

Summary:

Assigns ICD-9 and CPT codes for outpatient episodes of care in the clinic or the hospital, as well as performs medical record audits as required. This position is essential to the success of the facility.

**Remote Opportunity**, Open to Candidates out of State

Responsibilities:

- Encompasses all aspects of medical coding for hospital services including office, outpatient hospital and inpatient services.

- Understands ICD-9, CPT, HCPCS codes and the rules and regulations related to such codes and specific payers as required.

- Interprets insurance guidelines relative to medical coding, and reading a medical chart.

- Understand daily balancing techniques, abbreviations and medical terminology, basic components of medical and laboratory procedure.

- Identifies targeted services and reports to auditing manager or may perform audit to include E & M coding documentation, review charge patterns and diagnosis coding.

- Assures ABN compliance.

- Educates providers to improve accuracy of chart coding by advising them on proper code selection, required documentation and procedures, identifies performance issues and brings issues to the attention of the appropriate supervisor.

- Performs charge auditing and charge capture.

Requirements:

- Certified Professional Coder (CPC) or Certified Medical Coder (CMC) required.

- High School diploma or GED required.

- Prefer one year coding experience.

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Certified Nuclear Medicine Technologist

Job Summary:

Prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals for use in diagnostic and therapeutic studies. Performs and assists with nuclear medicine studies in hospital and at our outreach hospitals. Is responsible for patient safety protocols. Maintains all federal, state, local and regulatory agency requirements. Participates in CQI activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, measures and administers radiopharmaceuticals per department protocols and policy.
  • Performs daily QC per department protocols and policy.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination, and accurate documentation.
  • Uses scanners or scintillation cameras for detection of radiation emitted to produce image of organ.
  • Performs daily area surveys and weekly wipe tests.
  • Measures radioactivity using a survey meter.
  • Follows radiation safety techniques and policies in the use and disposal of radioactive materials.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, from pediatric through geriatric.
  • Instructs and prepares patient for imaging examinations.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing imaging exams.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
  • Provides radiation protection following the ALARA principles.
  • Takes call after regular department hours according to employee schedule.
  • Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving
  • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • One year experience preferred as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.
  • Graduation from approved school of Radiology Sciences with certification in nuclear medicine.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT), and/or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)
  • Certified by the State of Nebraska to practice and administer radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty (ies) as appropriate.
  • Must obtain valid driver’s license, insurance, and able to operate a motor vehicle.

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Certified Nuclear Medicine Tech PRN

Job Summary:

Prepares, measures, and administers radiopharmaceuticals for use in diagnostic and therapeutic studies. Performs and assists with nuclear medicine studies in hospital and at our outreach hospitals. Is responsible for patient safety protocols. Maintains all federal, state, local and regulatory agency requirements. Participates in CQI activities.

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, measures and administers radiopharmaceuticals per department protocols and policy.
  • Performs daily QC per department protocols and policy.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination, and accurate documentation.
  • Uses scanners or scintillation cameras for detection of radiation emitted to produce image of organ.
  • Performs daily area surveys and weekly wipe tests.
  • Measures radioactivity using a survey meter.
  • Follows radiation safety techniques and policies in the use and disposal of radioactive materials.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, from pediatric through geriatric.
  • Instructs and prepares patient for imaging examinations.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing imaging exams.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Practices medical and surgical aseptic procedures.
  • Provides radiation protection following the ALARA principles.
  • Takes call after regular department hours according to employee schedule.
  • Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving
  • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements:

  • High school graduate; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • One year experience preferred as a Nuclear Medicine Technologist.
  • Graduation from approved school of Radiology Sciences with certification in nuclear medicine.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT), and/or Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB)
  • Certified by the State of Nebraska to practice and administer radiopharmaceuticals.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Current compliance with Continuing Medical Education (CME) requirements for specialty (ies) as appropriate.
  • Must obtain valid driver’s license, insurance, and able to operate a motor vehicle.

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Certified Surgical Technologist

Job Summary:

Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.

Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Interacts professionally with patient and family.
  • Provides patient with explanations and verbal reassurance, as necessary.
  • Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain.
  • Adapts procedures to meet individual needs of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients for treatment.
  • Prepares room in a timely manner with all anticipated instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment for each individual surgical procedure.
  • Demonstrates competence in care of specimens and accurately handles specimens at all times.
  • Assists in positioning, prepping and draping of patients for surgical procedures.
  • Accurately completes operating room counts (instruments, sponges, needles); follows proper procedure in the event of incorrect count; reports all discrepancies to Circulating RN and surgeon and/or corrects immediately.
  • Carries out medical/surgical asepsis during treatments/procedures.
  • Maintains safe environment for patient, co-workers and self, per hospital policies and procedures.
  • Checks all equipment/instruments needed, prior to each procedure to ensure proper functioning.
  • Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy; closely observes patient with minimal disturbance.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Follows aseptic technique, when opening sterile supplies and setting up procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Sets up, scrubs and prepares for procedures at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled time, unless otherwise directed by Circulating RN or Nurse Manager.
  • Performs services requiring technical or manual skills under the direction of Circulating RN.
  • Always maintains an orderly and sterile instrument table for the purpose of efficiency; follows department standard set up.
  • Anticipates needs of surgeon during intraoperative phase.
  • Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after last case; restocks supplies, when necessary and organizes effectively for end-of-case clean up.
  • Follows written procedures for steam sterilization; knows responsibilities and the necessity for chemical and biological monitoring.
  • Consults with other staff members, when in question or unfamiliar with equipment or procedure.
  • Regularly collaborates with other members of the nursing team, in order to maintain equipment and supplies for surgical procedures.
  • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationship with co‑workers for the patient’s benefit
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the Operating Room Technician’s scope of practice.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of assigned case and instruments and/or trays to be pulled for the procedure.

Requirements:

  • Must have completed Surgical Technologist Program.
  • Certification in Surgical Technology preferred.
  • Current BLS Certification.

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CRNA- Full Time

Job Summary:

Responsible for administering anesthesia, monitoring patients’ vital signs, and overseeing patient recovery from anesthesia. Assist with anesthesia-related medical and emergency situations such as airway maintenance and pulmonary ventilation. Required to comply with rules and regulations of all applicable federal, state, and local laws as well as all KRMC policies and Medical Staff rules and regulations.

This position will function independently.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
  • Post-graduate degree in Nurse Anesthesia
  • Current RN licensure in the state of Nebraska
  • Current CRNA licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification.

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Endoscopy RN

Job Summary:

Provides direct patient care to pediatric through geriatric patient populations. Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates the care of patients undergoing endoscopic procedures. Communicates with physicians and/or anesthesia providers continuously and as needed about patient condition. Assists with procedures. Assists with maintaining equipment and inventory. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities

Full-Time

Rotating weekend and holiday call

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and supervises patient care.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform head-to-toe preprocedure assessment on all patients and reassesses intraprocedure and post procedure as needed. This includes pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the patient care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Electronic documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Demonstrates ability to formulate an individualized plan of care as indicated and evaluates for effectiveness.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians in performing procedures in the Endoscopy Department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of medications and IV fluids and their correct administration based on age of the patient and patient’s clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based on identified patient learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning; family is included in teaching as appropriate, from pre-op to discharge.
  • Provides patient with explanation and verbal reassurance consistently.
  • Identifies physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
  • Ensures Pre-op Checklist is complete (H&P present, informed consent signed, test results present, surgical site identified, etc.) before the endoscopy procedure begins.
  • Demonstrates knowledge in all areas of care specific to the Endoscopy Department
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring and can identify dysrhythmias.
  • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/conditions, care required and good judgment.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Practices good guest relations.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patient and family.
  • Communicates appropriately with nurse manager, charge RN, coworkers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Demonstrates ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.Utilizes initiative, strives to maintain a steady level of productivity; self starter, compatible and supportive; a team player.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within the shift.
  • Carries out medical and surgical asepsis during treatments and special procedures.
  • Maintains an environment that provides the patient and family with feelings of safety and security.
  • Assists with orienting new staff members to the department.
  • Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication both within the department and with other departments for the benefit of the patient.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • Current ACLS Certification.
  • Two (2) years of experience in nursing preferred.
  • At least one (1) year of experience in endoscopy preferred.

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Environmental Services Tech (9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.)

Job Summary:

Environmental Services Aides are responsible for keeping the KRMC facility safe, clean, disinfected and well maintained in compliance with federal, state, and local health codes and regulations. Responsible for disinfecting all areas of the hospital including; patient areas, diagnostic testing rooms, waiting areas, staff areas, examination rooms, operation rooms, and corridors.

Full-Time

9am-5:30pm

Every other weekend; holidays

Responsibilities:

  • This position will be the first contact for high volume areas when help is needed to do discharge cleans or general cleans.
  • Keeping themselves busy with project work which includes but is not limited to shampooing carpets, washing windows, cleaning grout, washing walls, cleaning vents etc.
  • Performs all assigned tasks in a professional manner to reflect the highest integrity of the Environmental Services Department.
  • Assists in cleaning and disinfecting patient rooms with hospital grade disinfection with the standards and procedures set by the department and KRMC.
  • Initiates and promotes quality improvement, seeking to meet, and exceed, customer expectations.
  • Demonstrates proper hand washing and/or sanitizing following KRMC policy and procedures.
  • Assists the engineering department by notifying them of any repairs and submitting work orders that need attention in the KRMC facility.
  • Follows directions, both verbal and written, including but not limited to infection control, environmental services, biohazard policies, and mixing of cleaning products.
  • Maintains routine records of all duties performed/areas cleaned and any problems that may arise.
  • Performs manual duties as requested (i.e., moving supplies or furniture, removing trash or scrap material).
  • Ability to do work on his/her own with only normal supervision.
  • A working knowledge of department policies in order to help train and orient new employees.
  • A thorough knowledge of how to use and maintain cleaning tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge and observance of safety precautions.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Basic knowledge of computers and email.
  • Reads and answers appropriately any email correspondents’ in a prompt and timely manner
  • Completes and turn in work orders as soon as a problem is discovered
  • Completes all incident reports with in the specified time of KRMC policy

Requirements:

  • Any combination of experience and education that would demonstrate the capability to perform the duties of the position
  • Basic ability to communicate and comprehend
  • Ability to follow written and/or verbal instruction

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Hospitalist APRN/PA- FT Nights

Job Summary:

Responsible for providing direct patient care and coordinating collaborative patient care during assigned shifts. Consults with staff, physicians, nursing department managers, the Director of Medical Staff Affairs and CNO issues and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met. Collaborates on performance improvement activities within the Hospitalist Program and participates in CQI activities.

Nightshift

3-12 hour shifts on, 6 off.

**Premium Nightshift and Weekend Differentials**

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivering patient care.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Team player willing to work collaboratively with multiple hospitalist providers, physicians, and clinical staff.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly.
  • Abides by hospital policies and procedures.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Responsible for admitting and discharging patients.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formulation of the plan of care.
  • Keeps physicians updated on their patient’s status and treatment plans.
  • Maintains a good working relationships with all key stakeholders.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Collaborates on performance improvement activities for the department.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Provides education to staff on assigned topics by planning and organizing orientation and inservice training; participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible and organized, and function under stressful situations.
  • Completes other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school for APRN/PA.
  • Current licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS, PALS, and BCLS certification.
  • Two (2) years of mid-level provider experience in an acute care setting preferred.

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House Supervisor - Full Time Nights

Job Summary:

Responsible for modeling the core values of Kearney Regional Medical Center. Serves as a resource person to staff, both clinically and administratively. Serves as the off shift representative of management: that represents and supports management, supervises staff and makes administrative decisions which may involve patients and their families and KRMC staff. Maintains a global perspective as a basis for decision making. Coordinates utilization of resources including staff and equipment. Seeks to enhance quality of care by acting as consultant and mentor. Provides feedback to appropriate management regarding staff and clinical situations as necessary. Contributes to an environment that promotes staff empowerment.

Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Charge Nurse to manage and prioritize the room placement of patients admitted at KRMC.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Continuously readjusts and evaluates staffing to meet care needs during the assigned shift.
  • Interacts with department directors/managers and physicians on a wide range of issues.
  • Maintains a global perspective to meet and coordinate the needs of various departments.
  • Communicates daily with care management regarding admissions and dismissals to various units.
  • Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient/facility’s needs.
  • Demonstrates fiscal responsibility by downsizing or upsizing staffing in a budget conscious manner that ensures the maintenance of safe patient care.
  • Assures that staff has the appropriate tools to provide care; provides supplies in the absence of 24 hour departments.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to identify physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
  • Counsels and manages personnel issues, but not appraisals in the absence of management.
  • Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication with many departments for the benefit of the patient.
  • Steps in to fill gaps in staffing as needed.
  • Recognizes and manages impaired staffing behaviors in the absence of management.
  • Balances the staffing needs between the units.
  • Makes decisions reflecting, knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/surgical conditions, care required and good judgment.
  • Notifies administration of issues beyond the scope of house supervisor; requiring further investigation.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; a self-starter; compatible and supportive; a team player.
  • Screens patients by comparing patient’s condition to admission criteria; evaluating and accepting or rejecting patients; referring patients and family to other programs and institutions; appropriately placing patients.
  • Resolves patient/family dissatisfactions by investigating concerns; recommending changes in service policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.
  • PALS certification within 1 year of employment.
  • At least two (2) years of charge nurse experience preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in critical care nursing preferred.

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House Supervisor- PT Nights

Summary:

Responsible for modeling the core values of Kearney Regional Medical Center. Serves as a resource person to staff, both clinically and administratively. Serves as the off shift representative of management: that represents and supports management, supervises staff and makes administrative decisions which may involve patients and their families and KRMC staff. Maintains a global perspective as a basis for decision making. Coordinates utilization of resources including staff and equipment. Seeks to enhance quality of care by acting as consultant and mentor. Provides feedback to appropriate management regarding staff and clinical situations as necessary. Contributes to an environment that promotes staff empowerment.

Shift - 12 hours (7:00p - 7:00a)

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Charge Nurse to manage and prioritize the room placement of patients admitted at KRMC.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Uses accurate, clear and concise oral and written communication.
  • Attends facility meetings, prepares reports and analyzes and provides recommendations in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Interacts with department directors/managers and physicians on a wide range of issues.
  • Works closely with department charge nurses to manage and prioritize placement of patients.
  • Communicates daily with care management regarding admissions and dismissals to various units.
  • Consults other departments, as needed and as appropriate, to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient/facility’s needs.
  • Maintains an environment that provides the patient and family with feelings of safety and security.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians in a hospital wide setting.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful conditions.
  • Ability to identify physical symptoms and changes and takes appropriate action in a timely manner.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies and completes within the shift.
  • Maintains a good working relationship and effective communication with many departments for the benefit of the patient.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Practices good guest relations.
  • Maintains thorough documentation.
  • Makes decisions reflecting, knowledge of facts, knowledge of diseases/surgical conditions, care required and good judgment.
  • Uses accurate, clear and concise oral and written communication.
  • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain stead level of productivity; a self-starter; compatible and supportive; a team player.
  • Screens patients by comparing patient’s condition to admission criteria; evaluating and accepting or rejecting patients; referring patients and family to other programs institutions.
  • Resolves patient/family dissatisfactions by investigating concerns; recommending changes in service policies and procedures.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS and BCLS certification. PALS certification within 1 year.
  • At least two (2) years of charge nurse experience preferred.
  • At least two (2) years of experience in critical care nursing.

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ICU PA/APRN

Job Summary:

Responsible for assigning and coordinating patient care during shift as well as providing direct patient care. Consults with physicians, Senior Leadership, Department Managers, and staff on care issues and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met. Collaborates with the ICU manager on performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for assisting with the delivering of pre/post procedure care to both inpatients and outpatients.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors
  • Team player; willing to work collaboratively with multiple facilities, physicians, and clinical staff.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, Senior Leadership, Department Managers, and staff.
  • Monitors compliance and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and family. Functions as liaison between physicians, administration, patients, staff, and other healthcare providers.
  • Responsible for assisting with admitting and discharging patients.
  • Keeps physicians updated on patient status and treatment plans
  • Provides education and training to staff as needed

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school for APRN/PA.
  • Current licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  • Current ACLS, PALS, and BLS certification.
  • Two (2) years of mid-level provider experience in an acute care setting preferred.

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ICU Registered Nurse (RN), Full-Time Nights

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the critical care setting. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including hemodynamic monitoring, results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement and CQI activities.

Full Time Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the seven (7) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Ability to monitor hemodynamic status of patient and correctly interpret the results.
  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes neonate, pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to chart patient assessments, intake and output, care plans and basic nursing care in the current computer system.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
  • Ability to formulate an individualized plan of care, revise plan as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring, identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol.
  • Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status.
  • Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to charge nurse, co-workers and physicians.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures both in the ICU and other departments.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as a liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Ability to assess and care for patients in the post anesthesia period both in the PACU and ICU.
  • Participates in performance improvement activities.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in BSN program preferred.
  • Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Two (2) or more years of recent critical care experience is preferred.
  • Current ACLS and BLS certification.
  • NIHSS Certification within 6 months.
  • PALS certification within six months of hire.

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IT Help Desk Technician

Job Summary:

Responsible for first line of communication with end user’s (customer) information technology needs. Follows the facility’s policies and procedures, local, state, and federal regulations.

Full Time

Responsibilities:

  • Provide first level contact and convey resolutions to end user issues
  • Properly escalate unresolved queries to the next level of support
  • Track, route and redirect problems to correct resources
  • Record events and problems and their resolution in helpdesk management software
  • Walk customers through problem solving process
  • Follow up with customers, provide feedback and see problems through to resolution
  • Utilize excellent customer service skills and exceed customers’ expectations
  • Ensure proper recording, documentation and closure
  • Recommended procedure modifications or improvements
  • Preserve and grow your knowledge of help desk procedures, products and services
  • Install and setup computer workstations
  • Install and setup network printers
  • Familiarize self with multiple software applications to assist end users
  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to establish appropriate department priorities.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of One (1) year experience in IT help desk operations.
  • Working knowledge of help desk software, databases and remote control
  • Hands on experience with computer hardware and peripherals
  • Hands on experience with software installation and maintenance

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MLT or MT FT Nights

Job Summary:

Responsible for the processing of laboratory specimens and reporting of results in all areas of the clinical laboratory. Maintains laboratory records. Follows laboratory policies and procedures; maintains quality control practices in the Laboratory.

Full-Time

Nights

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to function in all areas of the clinical laboratory: blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology.
  • Responsible for performing high-complexity testing. Must have an Associate Degree as a MLT or CLT.
  • Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Performs quality control procedures, instrument maintenance and checks.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of expected lab values for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
  • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician of critical lab values.
  • Maintains accurate laboratory records on procedures performed for statistics and billing.
  • Meets current documentation standards and policies.
  • Interacts professionally with the Director of Clinical Laboratory, Pathologist and clinical laboratory personnel.
  • Consults with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Follows standard precautions at all times.
  • Manages and operates laboratory equipment safely and correctly.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
  • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, HFAP, CLIA, state and other regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Demonstrates the value of team concept on a consistent basis.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, Chemistry or Biology.
  • State Licensure as a Medical Technologist in the following specialties; blood bank, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, serology/immunology.
  • BLS Required.

OR

  • Associate degree as a Medical Laboratory Technician or Clinical Laboratory Technician.
  • MLT certification preferred.
  • BLS within 6 months of hire

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MSU- CNA FT Days

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a RN or physician. Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of a RN. Provide secretarial functions as needed for unit to function.

Full-Time Days

5:30am - 6:00pm

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

· Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
· Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
· Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the CNA's scope of practice.
· Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers.
· Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower, whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the shift.
· Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.
· Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.
· Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
· Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.

Requirements:

· High School graduate or equivalent.
· Current CNA certification in the state of Nebraska.
· Current BLS certificate.
· One year of experience as a CNA preferred.

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MSU- CNA FT Nights

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of a RN or physician. Assists patients with activities of daily living, provides for personal care, emotional support and performs more complex clinical skills under the direction of a RN. Provide secretarial functions as needed for unit to function.

Full-Time Nights

5:30pm - 6:00am

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

· Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient's age.
· Provides care appropriate to condition and age of patient, including pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
· Provides patient care that meets the psychosocial and physical needs of the patient within the CNA's scope of practice.
· Assists with patient admissions, discharge and transfers.
· Provides morning care which may include bed bath, shower, whirlpool, oral hygiene, combing hair, back care, dressing patients, changing bed linen, cleaning overbed table and bedside stand, straightening room and other general care as necessary throughout the shift.
· Provides evening care which includes hands/face washing as needed, oral hygiene, back rubs, peri-care, freshening linen, cleaning overbed tables, straightening room and other general care as needed.
· Provides general nursing care such as positioning patients, lifting and turning patients, applying/utilizing special equipment, assisting in use of bedpan, commode and ambulating patients.
· Prepares patients for meals; serves and removes food trays and assists with meals or feeds patients if necessary.
· Distributes drinking water and snacks to patients as applicable.

Requirements:

· High School graduate or equivalent.
· Current CNA certification in the state of Nebraska.
· Current BLS certificate.
· One year of experience as a CNA preferred.

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MSU Registered Nurse (RN), Full-Time Days

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Full-Time Days

6 a.m.–6:30 p.m.

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • ACLS required with 6 months of hire.
  • NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

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MSU Registered Nurse (RN), Full-Time Nights

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Full-Time

6 p.m.–6:30 a.m.

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • ACLS required with 6 months of hire.
  • NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

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PCU Registered Nurse (RN), Full-Time Nights

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the progressive care setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the PCU department with adequate supervision.

Full-Time Nights

6:00 p.m.–6:30 a.m.

Every third weekend and rotating holidays.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Previous experience as a hospital RN required.
  • 1 year of experience on a Progressive Care Unit preferred.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • ACLS certification within 6 months of hire.
  • NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

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PCU Registered Nurse, PRN

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the progressive care setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the PCU department with adequate supervision.

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’s policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Previous experience as a hospital RN required.
  • 1 year of experience on a Progressive Care Unit preferred.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • ACLS certification within 6 months of hire.
  • NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

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PCU Charge Registered Nurse, Nights

Job Summary:

Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed. Determines and assigns staffing based on requirements and patterns, scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities. Acts as a resource and educator to staff. Participates in guidance and educational programs. Provides direct and indirect patient care in the progressive care setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes: pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Responsible for the assigning patient care during shift. Reassessing staffing frequently for cost efficiency and patient safety
  • Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and hospital policy is followed
  • Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit. Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data, attendance.
  • Determines staffing requirements and patterns, based on scope of services, complexity of patient acuity and fiscal resources
  • Monitors compliance and implements all department policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.
  • Provides education to staff on performance improvement. Ability to plan and organize orientation and in-service training for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide and collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Maintains good working relationships with staff both within the department and with other departments.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management.
  • Ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment and evaluate overall plan daily for effectiveness.
  • Ability to perform waived testing (point-of-care testing) per Clinical Laboratory’s and the resident care unit’ policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interpret results of waived tests; take appropriate action on waived tests results.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning, family is included in teaching as appropriate.
  • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services to level licensure.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between administration, patients, physicians and other healthcare providers.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group.
  • Performs bedside report on patients at shift change; this includes any handoff of patient care.

Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to PCU Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with Social Service/Discharge Planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN or current enrollment in a BSN program preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • 1 year of experience on Progressive Care Unit or related area.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • ACLS required with 6 months of hire.
  • PALS within 9 months of hire.
  • NIH Stroke Scale certified within 6 months of hire.

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Pharmacist, PRN

Summary:

Interprets physician prescriptions and medication orders. Acts as a drug information resource to patients, medical staff, nursing staff and ancillary department personnel. Compounds and dispenses prescribed medications and other pharmaceuticals for patient care by performing the related duties.

Schedule: PRN, as needed. Roughly 10 hrs/week

Requirements:

  • Doctorate of Pharmacy degree or Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent.
  • Graduated from an accredited School of Pharmacy.
  • Current Pharmacist certification or licensure in the State of Nebraska and subject to all federal and state laws concerning the dispensing of medications
  • Education in all age groups ranging from newborn to the geriatric population obtained either in school education or subsequent training.
  • BLS and ACLS certifications are to be obtained and maintained.

    Responsibilities:

    • Reviews prescriptions and orders issued by physicians or other authorized prescribers to assure accuracy and determines formulas and ingredients needed.
    • Compounds medications using standard formulas and processes, such as weighing, measuring and mixing ingredients.
    • Monitors all posting onto the patient profiles in order that accuracy, drug allergies, drug interactions, duplicate therapy, rational drug therapy and incompatibilities may be realized and better patient
    • care received.
    • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    • Prepares IV admixtures and extemporaneous parenteral products under aseptic conditions.
    • Assists Pharmacy Department personnel engaged in admixing, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals.
    • Verifies all pharmaceuticals prepared and delivered by pharmacy technicians (or any other appropriate personnel) to locations for (medical cabinet) storage or immediate administration is safe and effective for patient use.
    • Answers questions, provides information and recommendations to physicians, nurses, patients and other healthcare professionals on the appropriate use of medications, drug interactions, side effects, dosage, storage, etc.
    • Assists in patient medication evaluation, including utilization review, dosing evaluation and the appropriate use of medications.
    • Assists in teaching programs (departmental, medical, nursing, community).
    • Endorses policies and procedures of the department and of the hospital.
    • Ensures the maintenance and proper operation of equipment and supplies in the work areas.
    • Maintains established procedures concerning quality control, security of controlled substances and disposal of hazardous waste.
    • Enters data into the computer system (Pharmacy program), such as appropriate patient information, prescribed medications and cost, and helps to maintain patient profiles and charge system.
    • Reviews and monitors drug therapy that requires dosing adjustments as authorized by the physician.
    • Provides pharmaceutical care to all ages of patients from newborns to the elderly. Understands that there are dosage variations between newborn, pediatric, adult and geriatric patients, and knows where to find appropriate information.
    • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
    • Assists the Pharmacy Manager and Chief Ancillary Officer on special assignments.
    • Responds appropriately to acute illness situations, specifically in cardiac arrest in the form of “Code Blue” circumstances.
    • Supervises at least one to two (1-2) members of the Pharmacy Department staff on a regular basis (at least daily).
    • Assists the Chief Ancillary Officer with responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s mission, policy and any applicable laws.
    • May assist in the hiring process of pharmacy personnel, including interviews, training, planning, assigning and directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Demonstrates ability to read, analyze and interpret pharmacy-related journals.
    • Demonstrates ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies or members of the hospital staff.
    • Demonstrates ability to write articles for publication and ability to effectively present information to management, medical staff, hospital staff and public groups.
    • Demonstrates ability apply necessary advanced mathematical concepts, such as exponents and logarithms.
    • Demonstrates ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as dosage calculations, formulation of pharmaceutical preparations and data analysis.
    • Demonstrates ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
    • Demonstrates ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract variables.

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    Respiratory Therapist- FT Nights

    Job Summary:

    Under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Services Medical Director and Department Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures.

    FT Nights

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery to all age groups, including the necessary equipment. Remains alert to and assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery.
    • Administers respiratory therapy treatments to all age populations, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.
    • Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.
    • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation. Makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
    • Performs arterial and capillary punctures to obtain blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.
    • Follows departmental equipment sterilization procedures.
    • Documents all pertinent data on the patient’s medical record following completion of any service.
    • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all departmental forms, flow charts, logbooks and their proper usage.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the differences in techniques and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients, as well as the general patient population.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of oxygen concentrations and medication doses as they relate to patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients.
    • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
    • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and efficiently.
    • Maintains thorough knowledge of hazards of oxygen therapy.
    • Performs airway management to include tracheostomy care/inner cannula changes and preforms protective tip tracheal aspirates.
    • Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and airway management.
    • Initiates hemodynamic monitoring to include insertion of arterial line catheters and associated ongoing maintenance of lines and sites.
    • Performs endotracheal intubation, and endotracheal/trach tube changes on all age groups cared for at Kearney Regional Medical Center.
    • Attends education in-service programs to maintain professional competency. Obtains appropriate hospital-specific education and training.
    • Performs all additional duties as assigned by the department manager.

    Requirements:

    • Current State Respiratory Therapist Licensure.
    • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.
    • Current ACLS, BLS, PALS, and NRP certification.

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    Respiratory Therapist PRN

    Job Summary:

    Under the supervision of the Cardiopulmonary Services Medical Director and Department Manager, the Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician’s orders, department policies and procedures.

    Responsibilities:

    • Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery to all age groups, including the necessary equipment. Remains alert to and assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery.
    • Administers respiratory therapy treatments to all age populations, understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.
    • Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and the associated critical care duties required for such treatment, such as airway management and tracheal suctioning.
    • Able to assess patient pain interfering with optimal level of function or participation in rehabilitation. Makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
    • Performs arterial and capillary punctures to obtain blood samples for blood gas analysis, and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure.
    • Follows departmental equipment sterilization procedures.
    • Documents all pertinent data on the patient’s medical record following completion of any service.
    • Maintains a thorough knowledge of all departmental forms, flow charts, logbooks and their proper usage.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the differences in techniques and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients, as well as the general patient population.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of oxygen concentrations and medication doses as they relate to patients of varying ages, including neonate, pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients.
    • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
    • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Inspects and tests respiratory therapy equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and efficiently.
    • Maintains thorough knowledge of hazards of oxygen therapy.
    • Performs airway management to include tracheostomy care/inner cannula changes and preforms protective tip tracheal aspirates.
    • Performs cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and airway management.
    • Initiates hemodynamic monitoring to include insertion of arterial line catheters and associated ongoing maintenance of lines and sites.
    • Performs endotracheal intubation, and endotracheal/trach tube changes on all age groups cared for at Kearney Regional Medical Center.
    • Attends education in-service programs to maintain professional competency. Obtains appropriate hospital-specific education and training.
    • Performs all additional duties as assigned by the department manager.

    Requirements:

    • Current State Respiratory Therapist Licensure.
    • Graduate of an AMA-approved School of Respiratory Therapy.
    • Current ACLS, BLS, PALS, and NRP certification.
    • Current RRT certification within (3) months of hire.

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    Registered Dietician

    Job Summary:

    Plans and delivers nutritional care and education to patients on an inpatient and outpatient basis according to the physicians’ diagnoses. Performs as a member of the multidisciplinary care team. Provides assessments on newly admitted patients who are identified at nutritional risk during their admission screening. Will be responsible for the development and promotion of inpatient and outpatient services and education across the healthcare campus. Exercises independent judgment under the general supervision of the Director of Patient Safety and Ancillary Services.

    20 hours/week

    Responsibilities:

    • Assesses patients’ nutritional status according to established standards.
    • Obtains necessary information from the medical record to determine patient’s nutritional status.
    • Develops nutritional care plans for patients of any age.
    • Develops nutritional care plans based on the cultural orientation of the patient.
    • Evaluates the results of nutritional intervention on the patient’s nutritional status to determine the need to revise the nutritional care plan.
    • Improves patient’s nutritional status by consulting with physician on appropriate nutritional interventions.
    • Assists in developing and implementing patient nutrition care programs and ensures consistency of programs.
    • Interacts professionally with patient/family. Provides nutritional teaching and counseling to patient/family in making desired changes in eating habits.
    • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.
    • Provides food-drug interrelationship information to physician.
    • Assists in orienting and inservicing new employees to department.
    • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
    • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
    • Conducts inservice as requested to hospital staff, clinic staff, and the community.
    • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
    • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the American Dietetic Association (ADA).
    • Proof of passing the national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).
    • Participates in continuing educational requirements to maintain registration.
    • Licensed dietitian status, if residing in a state with licensure requirements.
    • Must be licensed in Medical Nutrition Therapy (LMNT)

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    Surgical Technologist

    Job Summary:

    Assists surgeon during operative and invasive procedures. Assesses operating room for equipment functioning and readiness, obtains supplies for individual cases and ensures all appropriate needs of surgical operating team are met. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities.

    Full-Time

    10 or 12 hour shifts

    Responsibilities:

    • Interacts professionally with patient and family.
    • Provides patient with explanations and verbal reassurance, as necessary.
    • Notifies appropriate licensed personnel when patient complains of pain.
    • Adapts procedures to meet individual needs of neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients for treatment.
    • Prepares room in a timely manner with all anticipated instruments, sutures, supplies and equipment for each individual surgical procedure.
    • Demonstrates competence in care of specimens and accurately handles specimens at all times.
    • Assists in positioning, prepping and draping of patients for surgical procedures.
    • Accurately completes operating room counts (instruments, sponges, needles); follows proper procedure in the event of incorrect count; reports all discrepancies to Circulating RN and surgeon and/or corrects immediately.
    • Carries out medical/surgical asepsis during treatments/procedures.
    • Maintains safe environment for patient, co-workers and self, per hospital policies and procedures.
    • Checks all equipment/instruments needed, prior to each procedure to ensure proper functioning.
    • Protects patient’s sensitivities and right to privacy; closely observes patient with minimal disturbance.
    • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
    • Follows aseptic technique, when opening sterile supplies and setting up procedures.
    • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    • Sets up, scrubs and prepares for procedures at least 15 minutes prior to scheduled time, unless otherwise directed by Circulating RN or Nurse Manager.
    • Performs services requiring technical or manual skills under the direction of Circulating RN.
    • Always maintains an orderly and sterile instrument table for the purpose of efficiency; follows department standard set up.
    • Anticipates needs of surgeon during intraoperative phase.
    • Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after last case; restocks supplies, when necessary and organizes effectively for end-of-case clean up.
    • Follows written procedures for steam sterilization; knows responsibilities and the necessity for chemical and biological monitoring.
    • Consults with other staff members, when in question or unfamiliar with equipment or procedure.
    • Regularly collaborates with other members of the nursing team, in order to maintain equipment and supplies for surgical procedures.
    • Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationship with co‑workers for the patient’s benefit
    • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within the Operating Room Technician’s scope of practice.
    • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of assigned case and instruments and/or trays to be pulled for the procedure.

    Requirements:

    • Must have completed Surgical Technologist Program
    • Certification in Surgical Technology preferred
    • Current BLS Certification

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    Platte Valley Medical Clinic Openings

    Receptionist

    Job Summary:

    Greeting and providing excellent customer service to all patients and visitors. Check-in patients for all providers and ancillary services and direct them to the correct area after check-in. Verify patient demographic information, collect co-pays, and register patients in multiple databases. Schedule, check-in patients for specialty outreaches, and verify demographics once the patients have been seen at outreach. Maintaining appearance of Front Lobby, waiting areas, and coffee bars. Sort and distribute mail. Check vendors to make sure they have signed-in with rep tracks. This position will report to the Front Desk/Switchboard supervisor.

    Full-Time

    Monday - Friday

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Responsibilities:

    • Communicates effectively and professionally with patients, visitors, physicians, and coworkers
    • Interacts with others in a positive, respectful, and considerate manner.
    • Welcomes and directs patients, his/her relatives, or other responsible individuals to obtain necessary information for account processing, to include but not limited to, identifying and biographical information, insurance and financial information, employment information, emergency contacts and any/all required information. Ensures that business office duties are carried out according to facility policies and procedures
    • Displays courtesy and sensitivity at all times. Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, completing and reporting incidents as necessary. Responds promptly, courteously and professionally to customer needs whether in person, or by telephone. Works closely with physicians, nursing, ancillary departments, patient financial services, patients, insurance companies and families with equal respect and understanding.
    • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the computer systems required to complete this position and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of such. Recommends revisions in business office policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal and state rules and regulations
    • Welcomes newly assigned tasks and projects and learns new skills as needed to adapt to organizational change. Manages competing demands. Accepts criticism and feedback in a positive manner. Changes Approach or method to best fit the situation.
    • Must be proficient in the activation of and announcing of all patient access emergency call systems; able to respond timely and appropriately within limits, to an emergency situation as outlined in dept. procedures.
    • Maintain the appearance of the front lobby, waiting areas, and coffee bars.
    • Sort and distribute mail to appropriate designees in the mailbox distribution areas.
    • Welcomes and directs vendors after they have signed-in.
    • Performs according to established compliance policies and procedures
    • Remains current on all federal and state guidelines regarding business office practices (e.g., fraud, abuse, and anti-kickback statutes)
    • Contributes to the progress and development of the organization's adopted performance-improvement program
    • Performs according to established performance-improvement policies and procedures
    • Analyzes work area and makes recommendations for potential cost-effective improvements
    • Ensures that financial transactions follow generally accepted accounting principles and facility policy
    • Serves as a positive liaison with insurance companies

    Requirements:

    • High school education or equivalent required.
    • 1-2 years of medical experience and/or secretarial experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of medical terminology; computerized office systems, and third party payer requirements preferred.
    • Is able to organize/prioritize work, work in an environment with patient populations of acute, chronic, and complex disease processes, follow written and oral instructions, detect, resolve, and correct problems, react and perform in stressful and emergency situations.

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    Switchboard Operator

    Job Summary:

    Greeting and providing excellent customer service when answering all calls. Directing internal and external calls. Take messages and task nurses to return calls. Assist patients and referring providers with appointments for all physicians and ancillary services. Enter and update data in various databases. Maintaining and keep a clean work environment. This position will report to the Front Desk/Switchboard supervisor.

    Full-Time

    Monday - Friday

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Responsibilities:

    • Greet and assist all callers. Follow procedure for tasking phone messages and when verifying, scheduling, or cancelling appointments. Make sure all necessary information is obtained while on the phone.
    • Displays courtesy and sensitivity at all times. Manages difficult or emotional customer situations, completing and reporting incidents as necessary. Responds promptly, courteously and professionally to customer needs whether in person, or by telephone. Works closely with physicians, nursing, ancillary departments, patient financial services, patients, insurance companies and families with equal respect and understanding.
    • Demonstrates an in-depth understanding of the computer systems required to complete this position and demonstrates a thorough working knowledge of such. Recommends revisions in business office policies and procedures to maintain compliance with federal and state rules and regulations
    • Welcomes newly assigned tasks and projects and learns new skills as needed to adapt to organizational change. Manages competing demands. Accepts criticism and feedback in a positive manner. Changes Approach or method to best fit the situation.
    • Must be proficient in the activation of and announcing of all patient access emergency call systems; able to respond timely and appropriately within limits, to an emergency situation as outlined in dept. procedures.
    • Maintain the appearance of the Switchboard. Make packets are made and copies for each type of packet are available.
    • Recalls, appointment reminders, patient packets/copies, sort EKGs for billing, cleaning.

    Requirements:

    • Knowledge of medical terminology; knowledge of computerized office systems; knowledge of third party payer requirements; knowledge of reading/writing/math/proper grammar/spelling, which is normally required through the completion of a high school education or equivalent.
    • Organize/prioritize work; to work in an environment with patient populations of acute, chronic, and complex disease processes; to follow written and oral instructions; to detect, resolve, and correct problems; to react and perform in stressful and emergency situations.
    • Any combinations of training and/or experience that will allow the individual to meet the requirements noted above and perform the duties. Prefer 1-2 years of medical experience and/or secretarial experience.

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    Specialty Care Nurse Supervisor

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for assigning and coordinating patient care as well as providing direct patient care. Acts as a resource and educator to staff. Supports and assists the nurse manager in planning, organizing, developing, and directing day-to-day functions of the nursing department. Consults with, physicians, nurse manager and staff on nursing issues and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met. Collaborates with the nurse manager on performance improvement activities within the clinic and participates in MIPPA and Meaningful Use activities.

    Full-Time

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for assisting with staffing requirements.
    • Time Card management.
    • Interview potential employees.
    • Participate with coaching and progressive discipline actions
    • Performs 90-day evaluations.
    • Communicates appropriately and clearly to providers, nurse manager, staff and other departments. Monitors compliance and implements all facility policies and procedures related to the control of infections and communicable diseases on a concurrent basis.
    • Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patients’ needs are met and facility policies are being followed.
    • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Maintains a good working relationship both within the clinic and other departments.
    • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible and organized, and function under stressful situations
    • Performs yearly performance reviews.
    • Provides education to staff on meaningful use and MIPPA. Assist in the implementation and coordination of new employee orientation and continuing education programs.
    • Respond to a code or emergent situations and initiate appropriate actions.
    • Assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of facility protocols on an on-going basis.
    • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age.
    • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of patient and their clinical condition.
    • Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
    • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
    • Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary.
    • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
    • Attending and assisting with meetings and committees as appropriate and directed.
    • Performs and completes all other duties as assigned.

    Requirements:

    • Graduate from an accredited School of Nursing.
    • Must possess a current, unencumbered, active, license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the state of Nebraska.
    • Current BCLS certification.
    • Must possess the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., that are necessary for providing quality care.
    • Must have patience, tact, a cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as the willingness to handle difficult situations.
    • Ability to read and communicate effectively in English.
    • Basic computer knowledge.

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    Kearney Regional Medical Center Offers Flexible Benefits

    • Our benefits program includes many options to create a plan that meets your needs
    • We offer both full-time (30+ hours/week) and part-time (20-29 hours/week) benefits for employees
    • Health insurance, provided through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska: PPO or High Deductible Health Plan
    • Dental insurance, provided through Delta Dental
    • Vision insurance, provided through VSP

    Employer-Provided Benefits:

    • Group life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
    • Short-term and Long-term disability
    • Employee assistance program

    Additional Voluntary Plans:

    • Flexible spending accounts (dependent care and medical)
    • Health savings account
    • Voluntary life and AD&D insurance
    • Critical illness and accident plans

    401K Retirement Plan, Provided Through TransAmerica:

    • Eligible first of the month following six months of hire
    • Matching contributions and Safe Harbor contribution

    Time Off:

    • PTO accrual begins immediately upon hire and increases based on years of service

    Education Incentives:

    • Loan forgiveness and education reimbursements
    • Certification classes (ACLS, BLS, PALS, and NRP) available
    • Sign-on bonus program for nurses and other clinical personnel

    Other Incentives:

    • Holiday pay: time-and-a-half on all major holidays
    • On-site cafeteria and gift shop (with employee discount)
    • Employee social events and recognition
    • Cell phone/data plan stipends and discounts – dependent upon carriers
    • And more!

    Benefits are subject to change. For more information about our benefits, please contact us!


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