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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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Current Openings

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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Nurse Residency Program

Job Summary:

The Nursing Residency Program is a six-week program designed to allow a nurse to receive additional education and orientation to prepare for a successful career in nursing. When hired into the Nursing Residency Program, the nurse will rank their top three units of interest. Upon successful completion of the nurse residency program, the nurse will be placed in a full-time nursing position. This program is open to new graduate nurses, or those with limited experience.

Applications will close December 1st.

Will perform delegated tasks, under the direct supervision of the RN Preceptor and RN nurse educators. Promotes continuity of care by communicating with interdisciplinary team and family as appropriate. Able to work with the age specific populations according to the setting. The resident is not permitted to function independently for the primary duties listed below and is considered a technician under the supervision of the Registered Nurse preceptor.

Applicants may be hired directly into a unit, and still participate in the program.

The following positions are available, but may change: MSU, PCU, ICU

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes pediatric, geriatric and the general patient population.
  • Assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques.
  • 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. Medication administration will be witnessed by licensed nursing preceptor.
  • Assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills.
  • Provide patient treatments and services witnessed by licensed nursing preceptor.
  • Attends all weekly education and in the first initial 6 weeks, and then attends monthly education for the first year after the nurse residency program.
  • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family.
  • 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.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Communicates appropriately and clearly to Nurse Manager, co-workers and physicians.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • May administer narcotics, but only under the designated preceptor.
  • Unable to administer blood transfusions, as this must be under the supervision of a preceptor.

Job Requirements:

· Graduate of Accredited Nursing School

· RN Licensure with <1 year of experience

or

· RN Licensure with no prior hospital experience.

· Current BLS certification.

· Current CNA license.

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Case Management/Utilization Review Registered Nurse (RN)

Job Summary:

Responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating the needs of patients for discharge planning. Discharge planning is coordinated with physicians, nursing, patient and significant others who have an ongoing caring relationship with the patient. Responsible for assuring high quality, cost efficient medical outcomes. This includes those who may have Medicare, Medicaid, HMO or private insurance to cover their stay in various units. Utilization review procedures include those having the need for inpatient and or outpatient precertification/ preauthorization. Knowledge of criteria for Medicare, Medicaid coverage and that of HMO or private insurers.

Full-Time

Monday - Friday, some weekends included

8:00am - 5:00pm

This position is on site at the hospital and is not remote.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing assessments on high-risk patients to determine discharge planning needs.
  • Establish effective rapport with other employees, professional support service staff, patients, families and physicians.
  • Able to communicate with physician regarding discharge planning needs of the patient. Assists the physician to facilitate post-hospital care.
  • Documents discharge planning in an ongoing manner.
  • Responsible for home care needs being met by the time of discharge, with a goal of arrangements completed 24 hours prior to discharge when date of discharge is known.
  • Accurately determines type of assistance/setting/resources necessary for the patient/family and provides appropriate resources/assistance list of facilities.
  • Identify appropriate alternative and non-traditional resources and demonstrate creativity in managing each case to fully utilize all available resources.
  • Actively participates in Utilization Review Committee, QI, varying team meetings and other meetings as appropriate.
  • Consults other departments as appropriate to collaborate on patient care and performance improvement activities.
  • Review for precertification/preauthorization requests for medical necessity. Able to provide insurance companies with proper clinical information.
  • Review patient charts for medical necessity, reviewing clinical information for concurrent review, extending the Length of stay for inpatients as appropriate.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN preferred.
  • Current Registered Nurse licensure in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS Certification.
  • 2 years of acute care experience preferred.
  • 1 year of case management/utilization review preferred.

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Catering Associate- Temporary

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Nutritional Services Director or Supervisor, the Catering Associate performs a variety of food services, including serving food to employees, and visitors. Also is responsible for the clean-up and stocking of the cafeteria and food preparation areas.

September-December

Temporary Full-Time

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains a clean work environment consisting of counters and equipment
  • Communicates with event planner to confirm location, time, special diets, and food preferences.
  • Plans menus and recipes for special events
  • Communicates ingredient needs to Supervisor
  • Has all ingredients necessary to compose recipes on day of event
  • Prepares recipes in a timely
  • Delivers and sets up food and beverages at events
  • Serves hot foods hot and cold foods cold
  • Monitors quality and temperature of food served
  • Clears soiled dishes/trays; loads dishes/trays onto cleaning racks; rinses dishes/utensils
  • Disposes of trash/garbage in the appropriate manner
  • Puts clean dishes and utensils away.
  • Washes specified items by hand: dispensers, chafing dishes, catering trays
  • Delivers requested items on time to special events
  • Helps when needed in Café as well as tray line needs
  • Puts away stock inventory; notifies supervisor when stock item needs ordered.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Treats fellow employees and visitors with respect and dignity.
  • Observes infection prevention and control practices at all times; processes food items according to safe food
  • handling procedures.
  • Operates equipment safely and correctly.
  • Supports and maintains a culture of safety and quality.

Requirements:

  • High School Graduate and/or Food Service and Hospitality Degree

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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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Environmental Services Tech (11 a.m.-7:30 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

11am-7:30pm

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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HIM Tech

Job Summary:

Reviews medical records for completeness in compliance with the hospital’s bylaws, HFAP standards, federal and state requirements. Provides data support by performing medical record reviews and data entry, creating and maintaining spreadsheets, databases and data collection forms, compiling results into report and graphical presentations and performing data verification, validation and reporting to the required external reporting agencies.

Full-Time

Monday - Friday

8:00am - 5:00pm

Responsibilities:

  • Inserts filing in proper medical record.
  • Assembles patient medical records to release upon consent of patient or as allowed for treatment, payment and healthcare operations, and releases records according to policy.
  • Immediately notifies HIM Manager if records have been disclosed inappropriately
  • Analyzes medical records for completeness and accuracy according to department and hospital policy and procedures
  • Enters deficiencies into computer and keeps a current log of those deficiencies
  • Performs audits as part of performance improvement on medical records when directed by the HIM Manager
  • Assists in answering telephone and taking accurate messages
  • Maintains hospital requirements, policies and standards on confidentiality
  • Assists in retrieving medical records for physician completion and obtains signature if needed
  • Willing to accept additional assignments
  • Must be able to keep up with workload. Be able to process a minimum of 20 medical records per day
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and other departments

Requirements:

  • Prefer associates degree in Health Information Administration or Technician, licensed nursing training or equivalent health care program
  • Preferred: Two or more years of previous similar hospital or clinic experience
  • Preferred: Knowledge of HFAP standards and state medical record requirements
  • Preferred: Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA), Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) preferred
  • Prefer familiarity with medical record requirements of Nebraska and CMS.

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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 RN- PT 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.

Part-Time Nights

6:00P-6:30A

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, careplans 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.

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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ICU RN- PT Days

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.

Part-Time Days

6:00A-6:30P

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, careplans 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.

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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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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ICU 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

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.
  • Answers patients' call lights, anticipates patients' needs and makes rounds of assigned patients.
  • Transports patients to various departments for ordered tests/procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform procedures within the CNA II's scope of practice per state law.
  • Takes and records temperature, pulse, respiration, weight, blood pressure and intake-output.
  • Reports patient complaint of pain to supervising RN.
  • Observes patient's mental and physical conditions, reports any changes to supervising RN.
  • Able to answer, transfer and triage phone calls when Unit secretary
  • Able to effectively fax, scan and file patient information appropriately
  • Skilled on computer and updating status board and discharge information as patient changes occur
  • Knowledgeable of sterile techniques and infection control procedures.
  • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
  • Participates in patient care conferences.
  • Communicates in a clear and concise manner to RNs and medical staff.
  • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
  • Documentation meets current standards and policies.
  • Attends inservice education programs, as assigned, to learn new treatments, procedures, developmental skills etc.
  • Treat patient and families with respect and dignity.
  • Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized and function under stressful situations.
  • Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly.

Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Current CNA certification in the state of Nebraska.
  • Current BLS certificate.

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IT Help Desk

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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Medical Radiographer PRN

Job Summary:

Performs a variety of imaging procedures and is responsible for patient safety protocols. Functions as the first line interface with customers in the successful accomplishment of their imaging needs. Participates in CQI activities.

PRN

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing treatment and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients.
  • Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly.
  • Able to assess patient pain interfering with imaging procedure; makes appropriate physician contact for intervention.
  • 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.
  • Takes call according to monthly schedule after the closing of the regular department hours.
  • Completes all work before clocking out and leaving. This includes checking with nurses’ stations.
  • Performs all quality control checks, as prescribed.
  • Maintains accurate QC logs, service records, etc.
  • Performs highest quality imaging consistent with prescribed examination; documents and deviation.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family, and co-workers.
  • Understands and practices proper use of all equipment; never operates equipment inconsistent with manufacturer's instruction.
  • Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the department manager.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree is preferred, but not required.
  • One (1) year of radiologic/imaging experience.
  • Prefer specific certification/experience and training in CT/MRI.
  • Graduation from an AMA-approved school of Radiologic Technology.
  • Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
  • ARRT and/or CRT certification.
  • Current BLS certification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of general anatomy, physiology and medical terminology.
  • Possesses a high level of knowledge of cross-sectional anatomy.
  • Proficiency with most major MRI/CAT equipment manufacturer's hardware and software.

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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 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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NICU RN- FT Nights

Job Summary:

Provides direct and indirect patient care in the NICU setting. Communicates with physicians/Nurse Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition. 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 maternity services departments. Primarily caring for the following patients; all NICU babies, postpartum mother/baby care, & baby admissions in both vaginal and cesarean deliveries. Is flexible and able to change assignments easily as admissions and deliveries occur.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on the neonate and reassessments as per policy.
  • Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates parents 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.
  • Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care.
  • Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on the patient and their clinical condition.
  • Follows the five (5) medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors.
  • Formulates a teaching plan for parents and family based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning.
  • 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.
  • Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of ventilators and neonate monitoring and treats appropriately based on protocols and policies.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of 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 specific needs and provide care needed by the patient.
  • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations.
  • 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 of licensure.
  • 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.
  • Ability to use basic computer skills for charting and communication.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Current Nebraska Registered Nurse Licensure.
  • Current BLS, has or will obtain NRP certification within 6 months of hire
  • Two (2) or more years of nursing experience preferred. One (1) year critical care experience preferred.

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Nutrition Tech- Full Time

Job Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the Nutritional Services Director or Supervisor, the Nutritional Services Worker I performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties.

Every third weekend, every third holiday

Full Time, 36 Hours a Week

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares food trays for general and therapeutic diets.
  • Prepares and delivers items as requested by patient care units or patients.
  • Maintains trayline in a clean, neat and organized manner.
  • Prepares special diet foods as necessary.
  • Delivers food carts to patient care units. Returns carts to kitchen at designated times.
  • Loads and oversees dishwashers.
  • Washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives.
  • Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed.
  • Puts clean dishes and utensils away.
  • Mops floors as scheduled and as necessary.
  • Cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas.
  • Assists in preparing salads, desserts and nourishments.
  • Performs special cleaning duties as assigned by the Nutritional Services Director/ Supervisor.
  • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
  • Treats patients and families with respect and dignity.
  • Observes infection prevention and control practices at all times.
  • Participates in departmental 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.

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in High School or High School Graduate/GED
  • Cooking experience preferred

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Nutrition Tech- PT Days

Job Summary:

The Nutrition Tech is a member of the KRMC Nutrition Department. Primary responsibilities are to positively affect patient satisfaction by obtaining menu choices, delivering desirable, nutritious foods in a timely manner to all age groups and categories. Compliance with rules and regulations of all applicable federal state and local laws as well as KRMC policies is a condition of employment.

Part-Time

Days

Responsibilities:

  • Assists with preparation of tray.
  • Copies and complies menus for distribution to patients.
  • Presents menu options to patients for selection according to diet requirements and age specific needs.
  • Edits menu to insure proper diet needs
  • Double checks tray with menu selections before delivering to patient to ensure tray is accurate. If it is not, takes corrective actions before delivering.
  • Prepares and delivers patient Nourishments.
  • Collects all patient trays and returns them to kitchen in a timely manner.
  • Washes dishes as well as puts away clean dishes and utensils.
  • Disposes of trash in appropriate manner and as needed.
  • Cleans various areas of department.
  • Maintains a high level of service orientation.
  • Dishes and preps food items in appropriate portions and amounts.
  • Collects and documents data related to patient care. Data will include but not limited to fluid and food intakes of patients. Calorie Counts, records refrigerators/freezer temperatures of patient refrigerators.
  • Follow safety/sanitation practices for patient refrigerators and food/dish storage areas by throwing out all mislabeled or non-labeled food items.
  • Performs value added activities that result in positive customer satisfaction.
  • Consults with Supervisor routinely about nutritional care of patients by communicating preferences, likes, dislikes, problem such as patient not eating, disliking food, patient stating they need a more restrictive diet than ordered etc. Dentures not fitting etc.
  • Gathers, delivers, stores and rotates food supplies stocked in utility room.
  • Follows safety/sanitation practices for patient use equipment and storage areas in utility room by them clean and sanitized, including delivery and pick up carts.
  • Follows HACCP plan.
  • Responds to requests in a timely and courteous manner.
  • Answers phone etiquette, relaying messages to proper person.
  • Follows HFAP, State, and Federal regulations.
  • Attends staff meetings and in services.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in High School or High School Graduate/GED

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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- FT Nights

Job 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.

Full-Time Nights

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.
  • Directs 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.
  • Instructs students and other medical personnel on matters pertaining to the Pharmacy Department.
  • 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 Director of Clinical Services and Pharmacy 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 Pharmacy Director 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.

Compounded Sterile Preparations:

  • Enforces the utility of adequate equipment to safely prepare compounded sterile preparations.
  • Ensures that pharmaceutical preparations are sterile, properly packaged, labeled and stored, and not outdated.
  • Certifies the skills of the compounding staff.
  • Maintains air quality check records.
  • Ensures compliance with USP <797>.

Low-risk compounding:

  • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.

Medium-risk compounding:

  • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.

High-risk compounding:

  • The applicable media-fill test will be performed and passed semi-annually, after the initial training and media-fill test is completed and passed.

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.
  • 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.

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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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    Phlebotomist FT Days

    Job Summary:

    Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

    Full-Time Days

    Rotating weekends and holidays

    Responsibilities:

    • Ability to obtain blood specimens by performing venipuncture and finger sticks.
    • Responsible for verifying test requisitions by comparing information with physician orders.
    • Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
    • Performs quality control procedures and instrument checks.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of correct anticoagulant to use for patient specimen collection.
    • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician and lab if unable to obtain specimen in timely manner.
    • 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.
    • Maintains specimen quality by following department set standards and practices.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
    • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, HFAP, 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:

    • BLS required within 6 months of hire.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Prior phlebotomy or medical experience preferred.

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    Phlebotomist PRN

    Job Summary:

    Serves patients by preparing specimens for laboratory testing and screening.

    PRN: As needed

    Responsibilities:

    • Ability to obtain blood specimens by performing venipuncture and finger sticks.
    • Responsible for verifying test requisitions by comparing information with physician orders.
    • Alters or adjusts methods and procedures for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patient.
    • Performs quality control procedures and instrument checks.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of correct anticoagulant to use for patient specimen collection.
    • Notifies patient care unit and/or physician and lab if unable to obtain specimen in timely manner.
    • 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.
    • Maintains specimen quality by following department set standards and practices.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of new testing methods, products, instrumentation; remains informed on all current technologies.
    • Maintains current knowledge of hospital policy, HFAP, 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:

    • BLS required within 6 months of hire.
    • High school diploma or equivalent required.
    • Prior phlebotomy or medical experience preferred.

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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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    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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    Risk Coordinator

    Job Summary:

    The is Incident Management Coordinator responsible for assisting the Quality & Risk Manager in investigating adverse patient outcomes in anticipation of litigation and possible sentinel events through participation in RCA investigations, case reviews, and medical chart reviews. This position is responsible for maintaining incident reporting system (IRS), case files, drafting documents and reports related to the ongoing internal investigations. In collaboration with the Quality & Risk Manager (QRM) and Director of Patient Safety an Ancillary Services, plans and carries out activities involving incident investigation and evaluation of claims, potential claims, risk identification and data analysis.

    Responsibilities:

    • Monitor Complaint Hotline and report complaints to QRM.
    • Monitor IRS and coordinate delivery of incident reports to unit managers.
    • Assists QRM with grievances received from health plans, IPA’s and other outside entities.
    • Maintains logs for the tracking of complaints, grievances, and incidents.
    • Responsible for assisting QRM in conducting internal investigations.
    • Responsible for creating and mailing correspondence related to RM.
    • Responsible to assist QRM in preparing complaint, grievance and incident data to KRMC senior executives.
    • Provide administrative support to the Quality and Risk Management Departments.
    • Works with QRM in situations of medical malpractice or subpoenas received for any KRMC providers.
    • Ensuring adherence with federal and state regulations and accreditation standards.
    • Assist QRM and Director to develop annual RM and IRS training calendar.
    • Collaborate with HR and Compliance to ensure onboarding and annual trainings related to Risk Management are completed and materials are appropriate.
    • Complete Environment of Care Safety surveys with EOC committee.
    • Attend meetings, conferences and trainings as deemed necessary for the department.
    • Travel to clinic locations as needed to conduct assessments.
    • Process medical records requests in a timely manner
    • Protect the security of medical records to ensure that confidentiality is maintained
    • Retrieve patient medical records through EHR system
    • Review records for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with regulations
    • Collaborate with QRM using relevant information to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations or standards
    • With authorization from QRM, release information to persons or agencies according to regulations, including subpoenas. Attention to detail and ability to prioritize an organize work.
    • Maintains clear lines of communication and good working relationships with the manager, physicians and KRMC staff
    • Must project a positive demeanor and tone in all interactions
    • Adaptive independence to tasks and sudden changes in priorities based on the department, physician, or patient needs
    • Maintains hospital requirements, policies and standards on confidentiality
    • Maintains regulatory requirements and complies with all organization policies
    • Recognizes occurrences and files the appropriate forms with Risk Management
    • Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
    • Maintains patient confidentiality at all times.
    • Reports to work on time and as scheduled, Completes work within a 40-hour work week. Overall scheduling flexibility to ensure work is completed within a 40-hour work week, obtaining approval from QRM for overtime in high volume times or voluntary time off during low productivity times.
    • Attends required in-services, education and unit meetings. Maintains an annual 75% attendance record.
    • Takes responsibility to assess own learning needs to enhance personal and professional growth.

    Requirements:

    • RN, LPN preferred
    • Minimum of two years of clinical experience, specific to hospital inpatient, preferred
    • Ability to interpret clinical information and documentation
    • Ability to interpret data reports and communicate results to multidisciplinary teams and leadership
    • Knowledge of patient medical records and skill in accessing them using electronic medical records
    • The ability to communicate confidently and clearly on conference calls, in meetings and via email, at all levels of the organization is essential.
    • Customer focus and ownership, use of own initiative and a proactive approach to work
    • Ability to problem solve and work with IT to resolve database and upgrade issues
    • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
    • Competent in Word, Excel and database registries

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    Scheduler- PRN

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for coordinating the procedural scheduling process for all radiology, lab, ambulatory procedures, and rehab services of the facility. Will be also responsible for procedural scheduling for inpatient and outpatient surgical and procedural services of the facility. Performs other secretarial/clerical duties as needed.

    8-16 hours per week

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for patient scheduling and coordination for the following areas: Operating Room, MRI/CT requiring sedation or anesthesia, Endoscopy, Cath Lab, Lab, Interventional Radiology, Rehab, OB, some ambulatory procedures, and Pain Management. Collects and enters all required patient information into EMR.
    • Schedules procedures called in by patients, physicians and physicians' office staff.
    • Obtains patient demographic and insurance information.
    • Coordinates with the Director of Nursing and Surgical Services and the OR Manager to monitor surgical block times allocated for each service.
    • Works with department managers regarding times of service, length of procedures, etc., for appropriate scheduling of patients.
    • Provides patients with general information about the specific department, directions to the department, parking. Orders applicable services, i.e., wheel chairs, interpreters.
    • Updates information in the computer system for return patients.
    • Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments.
    • Interacts professionally with physicians, patients/families and healthcare staff.
    • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity.
    • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
    • Answers the telephone in a professional and polite manner, communicates information to appropriate personnel.
    • Communicates clearly and appropriately.
    • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, function under stressful situations, and effectively multi-task.
    • Utilizes initiative; strives to maintain steady level of productivity; self-motivated. Organization and management of the Central Scheduler’s activities reflects due consideration for the needs of the Outpatient Department.
    • Makes decisions reflecting knowledge of facts and good judgment within scope of practice for this position.
    • Accepts other responsibilities as directed.

    Requirements:

    • High school graduate or equivalent.
    • Completion of medical terminology course or medical secretary program preferred.
    • Minimum of one of the following:
    • Preferred 1-year experience as surgery scheduler and/or central scheduler
    • Preferred experience in the surgical or ambulatory surgery area.

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    Senior Systems Administrator

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for implementation and support of Information Management related services of the facility. Follows the facility’s policies and procedures, local, state, and federal regulations.

    Responsibilities:

    • Install and configure computer software and hardware
    • Manage physical servers, data storage and virtual infrastructure
    • Coordinate updates, outages, maintenance windows, and other potential service impacting activities could disrupt the availability of safety critical systems.
    • Work with infrastructure teams, application teams, and service providers to ensure solid designs and solutions to maintain secure and highly available systems.
    • Troubleshoot issues and outages
    • Install, configure and manage Microsoft Server operating system
    • Document design work to a level that others the organization is protected in the event that the employee is no longer able to perform his/her duties.
    • Keeps current with principles and practices, technology, regulations and standards that apply to healthcare information technology communications.
    • Deploy appropriate backup, recovery, and disaster recovery solutions to protect the organization from corruption, theft, or destruction of PHI or other critical IT systems.
    • Recommend and Implement any Server software maintenance, patching, and performance tuning to ensure optimal performance and availability.
    • Consistently demonstrates the ability to establish appropriate department priorities.
    • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and function under stressful situations.
    • Recommend new technologies that will improve security, efficiency and cost savings.

    Requirements

    • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in enterprise computer environments preferred.

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    Supply Chain Tech

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for Supply Chain projects as assigned, materials replenishment and maintenance to the Supply Chain Central Supply and Satellite locations. Responsible for the inventory replenishment and data entry of minimums and maximums pre-determined values throughout the Facility by location. Responsible to assist in areas of quality, inventory control and other duties as assigned.

    Full Time - Days

    Responsibilities:

    • Delivers supplies and equipment to the user departments in an efficient and timely manner as assigned.
    • Interfaces directly with staff members of the user departments and the Supply Chain department to determine the need for assistance with inventory needs for the departments.
    • Completes receiving within same business day. Checks for quality of products, out-dates, accuracy of packing slips and receives products in the systems accurately into the correct location.
    • Cycle counts inventory and maintains proper rotation, checks for out-dates, organization, identification, proper location of stock items and documentation in and outside the system.
    • Maintains all inventory quantities in the system.
    • Verifies that changes to the system have saved accurately.
    • Maintains communication on stock-outs, backorders and other inventory concerns with end-users, Department managers and Supply Chain Department.
    • Participates in all Physical Inventory counts and quality control efforts as assigned and completes in a timely manner.
    • Properly handles and stores sterile items to maintain sterility.
    • Maintains all equipment utilized in transporting supplies in a manner that ensures reliability, cleanliness and safe operation.
    • Notifies the Supply Chain Manager when supplies or special orders are needed.
    • Requires minimal supervision in performance of job duties.
    • Understands how to prioritize responsibilities to ensure completion of duties.
    • Is a self-starter; initiates the meeting of responsibilities without prompting.
    • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
    • Communicates clearly and appropriately to the Supply Chain Manager and co-workers. Utilizes communication devices and equipment assigned. Maintains communication equipment assigned.
    • Assists with Purchasing and Quality Control Duties as requested
    • Accepts other duties as requested.

    Requirements:

    • High School graduate or equivalent. Some college or professional knowledge a plus.

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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

    Clinic RN

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for assisting physicians in their medical practice by providing technical assistance and care to patients who are chronically or acutely ill. Works under supervision to assist in restoring or maintaining patients at a maximum level of health.

    Full-Time

    Monday - Friday

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Responsibilities:

    • Provides technical nursing care through interviews, assessments and vital signs.
    • Administers medications topically, orally and by injection as ordered by the physician.
    • Administers treatments within his/her scope of practice as ordered by the physician.
    • Assists physician with examinations and procedures as needed. Prepares patients for procedures per protocol.
    • Arranges diagnostic procedures. Obtains Prior authorizations.
    • Participates in obtaining and meeting quality measures.
    • Maintains a clean, safe patient environment. Monitors equipment to be sure it is in proper working condition.
    • May assist physician with minor surgery.
    • Answers telephone. Responds to patient concerns or questions and intervenes to solve patient problems.
    • Maintains appropriate records, assists with coding and patient charges.
    • Collects and properly disposes of selected specimens.
    • Provides appropriate education to patients/families.
    • Assists with filling and refilling prescriptions per doctor’s orders.
    • Cooperates with other personnel to maintain good employee and public relations.
    • Informs supervisor or clinic manager of concerns or problems.
    • Attends required meetings and maintains personal growth and development through workshops and in-service meetings.

    Requirements:

    • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Nebraska license.
    • Requires knowledge of technical nursing procedures.
    • Must be CPR certified.
    • Requires good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with physicians, patients, families and clinic staff.

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    Clinic LPN

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for assisting physicians in their medical practice by providing technical assistance and care to patients who are chronically or acutely ill. Works under supervision to assist in restoring or maintaining patients at a maximum level of health.

    Full-Time

    Monday - Friday

    8:00am - 5:00pm

    Responsibilities:

    • Provides technical nursing care through interviews, assessments and vital signs.
    • Administers medications topically, orally and by injection as ordered by the physician.
    • Administers treatments within his/her scope of practice as ordered by the physician.
    • Assists physician with examinations and procedures as needed. Prepares patients for procedures per protocol.
    • Arranges diagnostic procedures. Obtains Prior authorizations.
    • Participates in obtaining and meeting quality measures.
    • Maintains a clean, safe patient environment. Monitors equipment to be sure it is in proper working condition.
    • May assist physician with minor surgery.
    • Answers telephone. Responds to patient concerns or questions and intervenes to solve patient problems.
    • Maintains appropriate records, assists with coding and patient charges.
    • Collects and properly disposes of selected specimens.
    • Provides appropriate education to patients/families.
    • Assists with filling and refilling prescriptions per doctor’s orders.
    • Cooperates with other personnel to maintain good employee and public relations.
    • Informs supervisor or clinic manager of concerns or problems.
    • Attends required meetings and maintains personal growth and development through workshops and in-service meetings.

    Requirements:

    • Must be a graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current Nebraska license.
    • Requires knowledge of technical nursing procedures.
    • Must be CPR certified.
    • Requires good interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with physicians, patients, families and clinic staff.

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    Gastroenterology APRN/PA

    Job Summary:

    Responsible for assigning and coordinating patient care during shift as well as providing direct patient care. Consults with staff, physicians, Inpatient Manager and Director of Nursing and Surgical Services on nursing issues and interpretation of facility policies to ensure patient needs are met. Collaborates with the inpatient manager on performance improvement activities within the department and participates in CQI activities.

    Full-Time

    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 hospitalists, physicians, and clinical staff.
    • Communicates appropriately and clearly to physicians, staff, Inpatient Manager, and Director of Nursing and Surgical Services.
    • 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 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 outpatient physicians updated on their patient’s status and treatment plans.
    • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
    • 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 performance improvement. Ability to plan and organize orientation and inservice training for unit staff members. Participates in guidance and educational programs.
    • Maintains records pertinent to personnel and operation of the unit. Prepares reports, i.e., utilization, performance improvement, outcome data.
    • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible and organized, and function under stressful situations

    Requirements:

    • Graduate of an accredited school for APRN/PA.
    • Current licensure in the State of Nebraska.
    • Current ACLS and BCLS certification.
    • At least two (2) years of clinical experience preferred.
    • At least two (2) years of experience in medical/surgical nursing and/or family practice.

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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 Frist Choice Health: 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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