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  • Performance Coach - PT

    Hours: 20 hours per week
    Combination of Monday through Friday 5am - 7pm and/or 3pm - 7pm and approximately 1 to 2 Saturdays per month.

    Summary:
    Provides performance-based coaching services to clients by assisting in the assessment, development, and implementation of athletic training programs.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
    High School Diploma
    Undergraduate students looking to pursue a career related to exercise science or fitness preferred.
    PC Skills- Ability to leverage various computer applications to carry out essential duties of the position. (Including but not limited to MS Excel, MS Word.)

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  • Speech Therapist

    PRN. Weekend coverage when needed.

    Provides service to patients to include assessment and treatment development and implementation of programs, and related professional services.

    Must be licensed in NE.

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  • Dietary Aide

    Full-time, Part-time and PRN positions available.

    Evenings or days. Work every other weekend and holiday.

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  • Hospital RN - PRN

    PRN postition available. Critical Access Hospital experience preferred

    2 shifts every 6 weeks. 12-hour shifts.

    Current NE license required.

    SUMMARY

    Provide professional nursing care to patients as ordered by the Medical Staff and as outlined by the policies and procedures of Health Services. Assist in maintaining continuity of nursing care given to the patients.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.

    Report to work on time.

    Assess and meet patients' immediate needs.

    Keep accurate and complete records.

    Observe, record, and report to physician or immediate supervisor any significant change in the patient's condition associated with drugs, treatments or any other disease process.

    Acquire knowledge of each patient’s background and history. Assist in planning and documentation of the total care for each patient.

    Assist in directing, supervising, assigning, orientating, and teaching, of assigned personnel.

    Use all opportunities for teaching both patients and their families.

    Be aware of community resources that are available for the patient's continued nursing care after his/her dismissal. Assist in arranging resources for those that need them.Work with Social Worker and Healthcare Team in discharge planning.

    Interpret hospital policies for the patient, his/her family, and the community.

    Administer medications, treatments, IV's and blood as outlined in the procedure manual and as indicated by doctor's orders. Attend in-services on these and other issues.

    Assist with ordering, receiving and handling supplies as needed.

    Assist EMR checks of orders and charting before the end of the shift.

    Assist with Quality Assessment and Quality Improvement as assigned.

    Practice proper fire, safety and disaster procedures as set forth by SMC.

    Participate in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.

    Uphold confidentiality and HIPAA compliance at all times and report violations to the Privacy Officer.

    Understand and comply with the requirements of the Saunders Medical Center’s Compliance Program, including, but not limited to the Code of Conduct, the Compliance Policy, all Saunders Medical Center-wide policies for compliance, and compliance plans affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

    Participate in all education and training programs regarding compliance as required by Saunders Medical Center policy and as requested by the Supervisor.

    Demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation and energy; team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and a demonstration of placing others in a place of high value and treating them with dignity and respect.

    Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

    Will attend 8 out 12 monthly staff meetings.

    Able to plan for inclement weather and make arrangements as needed.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Supervise LPNs, LPN-C’s, ward clerks and nurse aides in the absence of the DON.

    DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

    The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    Graduate of an accredited associate degree of nursing, diploma, or Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing program.

    Prefer one or more years of experience in acute care nursing.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Current Nebraska RN license.

    ACLS training desirable and mandatory within one year of hire .

    PALS training within two years.

    TNCC desirable and mandatory within one year of hire.

    Current Nebraska RN license.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions and possess positive skills in communication.
    Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, visitors and the general public.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    Must possess the ability to calculate at the level necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must stand frequently. The employee must sit, reach with arms and hands and occasionally lift 50 pounds. The employee must occasionally walk and climb or balance as well as bend, squat, or kneel..

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Attendance is essential and required for a successful working environment.

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  • Surgical Technologist

    Part Time position (32 hours per week). No holidays or weekends. Experience preferred by not required. Flexible hours. Schedule will fall between 5:45 am and 5 pm.

    SUMMARY

    Perform Surgical Technologist duties. Assist in patient cares and related services in the Surgery Suite, under the guidance of the Circulating Nurse and Outpatient Services Manager. Prepares supplies and equipment for use in surgery. Apply principles of asepsis and sterile technique.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.

    Plan for and prepare necessary instruments, supplies, and equipment for surgical procedures.

    Demonstrate knowledge and technical skill in the care and use of instruments, supplies, and equipment used during a surgical procedure.

    Assist in positioning and draping the patient for the appropriate procedure.

    Properly identify and handle medication passed onto the sterile field.

    Perform duties such as handling instruments, holding retractors, cutting sutures, and maintaining a sterile field.

    Ensure proper care of specimens for surgical procedures.

    Clean and maintain instruments stored in the Surgery Department.

    Perform all work in accordance with standards of sanitation, safety, and proper handling techniques, including sterilization and high level disinfecting procedures.

    Develop and maintain effective communication with patients, medical staff, and personnel.

    Make a conscious effort to contain costs within the department and to the patient.
    Assist in orientation of new personnel.

    Practices aseptic and sterile technique in all required situations to maintain infection control guidelines.

    Participate in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.

    Uphold confidentiality and HIPAA compliance at all times and report violations to the Privacy Officer.

    Understand and comply with the requirements of the Saunders Medical Center’s Compliance Program, including, but not limited to the Code of Conduct, the Compliance Policy, all Saunders Medical Center-wide policies for compliance, and compliance plans affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

    Participate in all education and training programs regarding compliance as required by Saunders Medical Center policy and as requested by the Supervisor.

    Demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation and energy; team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and a demonstration of placing others in a place of high value and treating them with dignity and respect.

    Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Supervises ‘product representatives’ and observers in the Surgery Suite.

    DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
    The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    High school graduate or equivalent

    Previous surgical experience preferred

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Graduate from accredited Surgical Technologist program, Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.

    Basic Life Support Certification (BLS)

    Certification for Surgical Technologist preferred

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  • Occupational Therapist

    Limited Position.

    Provides and directs Occupational Therapy services to patients to include assessment and treatment, development and implementation of programs, and related professional in-services. Performs duties under the direction of physician's orders.

    State of Nebraska OT License required.

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  • Hospital RN - FT

    SUMMARY

    Provide professional nursing care to patients as ordered by the Medical Staff and as outlined by the policies and procedures of Health Services. Assist in maintaining continuity of nursing care given to the patients.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.

    Report to work on time.

    Assess and meet patients' immediate needs.

    Keep accurate and complete records.

    Observe, record, and report to physician or immediate supervisor any significant change in the patient's condition associated with drugs, treatments or any other disease process.

    Acquire knowledge of each patient’s background and history. Assist in planning and documentation of the total care for each patient.

    Assist in directing, supervising, assigning, orientating, and teaching, of assigned personnel.

    Use all opportunities for teaching both patients and their families.

    Be aware of community resources that are available for the patient's continued nursing care after his/her dismissal. Assist in arranging resources for those that need them.Work with Social Worker and Healthcare Team in discharge planning.

    Interpret hospital policies for the patient, his/her family, and the community.

    Administer medications, treatments, IV's and blood as outlined in the procedure manual and as indicated by doctor's orders. Attend in-services on these and other issues.

    Assist with ordering, receiving and handling supplies as needed.

    Assist EMR checks of orders and charting before the end of the shift.

    Assist with Quality Assessment and Quality Improvement as assigned.

    Practice proper fire, safety and disaster procedures as set forth by SMC.

    Participate in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.

    Uphold confidentiality and HIPAA compliance at all times and report violations to the Privacy Officer.

    Understand and comply with the requirements of the Saunders Medical Center’s Compliance Program, including, but not limited to the Code of Conduct, the Compliance Policy, all Saunders Medical Center-wide policies for compliance, and compliance plans affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

    Participate in all education and training programs regarding compliance as required by Saunders Medical Center policy and as requested by the Supervisor.

    Demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation and energy; team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and a demonstration of placing others in a place of high value and treating them with dignity and respect.

    Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

    Will attend 8 out 12 monthly staff meetings.

    Able to plan for inclement weather and make arrangements as needed.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Supervise LPNs, LPN-C’s, ward clerks and nurse aides in the absence of the DON.

    DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

    The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    Graduate of an accredited associate degree of nursing, diploma, or Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing program.

    Prefer one or more years of experience in acute care nursing.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Current Nebraska RN license.

    ACLS training desirable and mandatory within one year of hire .

    PALS training within two years.

    TNCC desirable and mandatory within one year of hire.

    Current Nebraska RN license.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions and possess positive skills in communication.
    Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, visitors and the general public.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    Must possess the ability to calculate at the level necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must stand frequently. The employee must sit, reach with arms and hands and occasionally lift 50 pounds. The employee must occasionally walk and climb or balance as well as bend, squat, or kneel..

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Attendance is essential and required for a successful working environment.

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  • Clinical Health Coach

    **RN License Preferred

    SUMMARY

    Provides professional RN health coaching for patient self-management. Oversees clinical care implementing clinical consensus guidelines. Promotes care coordination and care transitions to connect the care continuum. Improves communication with patients using styles adapted to unique patient needs.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.

    Responsible for being a patient advocate with physicians and other healthcare providers.

    Performs in the role of the Clinical Health Coach to empower patients in self-management.

    Employs guiding principles of coaching including, but not limited to appreciative inquire, reflective listening, change talk, stages of change, and motivational interviewing.

    Utilizes population health strategies to address chronic care needs or risk factor reduction for all patients who may benefit from health coaching and care coordination.

    Advocates disease prevention, health and promotion of healthy lifestyles.

    Uses guiding principles of coaching including, but not limited to appreciative inquiry.

    Oversees the disease database including:
    • Assure database is kept up to date.
    • Identify patients overdue for visits, labs, or referrals.
    • Arrange for follow-up services as appropriate.
    • Identify patients not meeting clinical goals, such as BP control or glucose control, and arrange for follow-up services by protocol or as appropriate.
    • Create patient, physician, and clinic level quality performance reports.

    Conducts pre-visit chart review of chronic care and Medicare wellness patients including:
    • Identification of all needed preventive health maintenance, immunizations, and chronic disease interventions.
    • When standing orders allow it, order or complete interventions prior to the patient seeing a provider.
    • Fill out pre-visit forms or initiate office visits forms to communicate the review to the provider.

    Works with patients and families on Self-Management Support including:
    • Set short and long-term goals for self-management of chronic disease.
    • Address medication adherence in patients not meeting outcome goals.
    • Assess and work on the patient’s readiness to change, the importance of change, and confidence in ability to change.
    • Help the patient to identify and overcome barriers.
    • Make a plan for follow-up between visits.
    • Provide or arrange needed patient education regarding specific health care skills and general disease concepts.
    • Assist with shared medical appointments when necessary.
    • Communicate face-to-face in the office setting, by telephone, or by e-mail.

    Coordination of Care across the care continuum including:
    • Assist as a liaison with patients and their families to physicians, clinical staff, and other departments.
    • Act as a liaison with hospitalized patients and the clinic.
    • Follow-up with patients by phone shortly after hospital discharge.
    • Act as a liaison with specialty clinics for patients under review of the Clinical Health Coaches.
    • Proactively act as a patient advocate, responding to and working to resolve patient concerns.
    • Providing a link to community resources.

    Involvement in QI activities:
    • Communicates and coordinates with the healthcare team (including management, providers and other health nurses if applicable) in the development of tools for optimal patient outcomes and report findings.

    Provide education for the community through health fairs, speaking at local organizations, and seminars.

    Maintain a professional environment.

    Participate in quality assurance and performance improvement projects.

    Provide education to physicians and related departments regarding process changes for patients.

    Participate in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.

    Uphold confidentiality and HIPAA compliance at all times and report violations to the Privacy Officer.

    Understand and comply with the requirements of the Saunders Medical Center’s Compliance Program, including, but not limited to the Code of Conduct, the Compliance Policy, all Saunders Medical Center-wide policies for compliance, and compliance plans affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

    Participate in all education and training programs regarding compliance as required by Saunders Medical Center policy and as requested by the Supervisor.

    Demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation and energy; team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and a demonstration of placing others in a place of high value and treating them with dignity and respect.

    Other duties as assigned by the Manager.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    None

    DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
    The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    Graduate of an accredited nursing program.

    Three years clinical experience desired.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Current Nebraska Nursing License

    Current Basic Life Support Certification

    Clinical Health Coach Certification

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions and possess positive skills in communication. Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, visitors, and the general public.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    Ability to calculate at the level necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee will sit most of the time. The employee must sit, reach with arms and hands and occasionally lift 50 pounds. The employee must occasionally walk and climb or balance.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Attendance is essential and required for a successful working environment.

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Long Term Care Positions

 

  • LTC Medication Aide/CNA

    Full and part-time evenings (2-10pm) including every other weekend and holiday.

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  • LTC RN Charge Nurse RN/LPN

    Work every other weekend and holiday.

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  • LTC Assistant Director of Nursing/Staff Development

    Assistant DON for Nursing Home with 60 beds. Skilled certified. Includes 14 bed Memory Unit. Responsible for Nursing Orientation.

    SUMMARY

    Work closely with the Director of Nursing, Administrator, medical staff, and department heads in matters related to nursing service. Responsible for staff education, including organizing annual clinical competencies and orientation.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and /or ability required.

    Assist in developing and maintaining nursing service objectives and standards of nursing practice and develops and adheres to the nursing service policies and procedures.

    Assist in staff education and provides feedback to facility staff regarding daily responsibilities.

    Assist in preparing and supervising monthly and daily staffing schedules.

    Conduct competency and skills testing on all nursing staff.

    Demonstrate the ability to evaluate in an objective, consistent, and fair manner.

    Organize and conduct ongoing education of all nursing staff.

    Ensure completion of new employee orientation, including proper documentation while constantly evaluating orientation policies and practices to stay current.

    Assist DON with annual review of all Nursing Policies and Procedures.

    Assist in regularly inspecting the facility and monitors nursing practices for compliance with Federal, State, and local standards and regulations and assures resident needs are met.

    Assist and take part in weekday/weekend call rotation as requested.

    Assist DON with nursing employee Performance Evaluations as needed with primary responsibility for CNAs and CMAs.

    Demonstrate utilization of effective problem solving methods when dealing with co workers, staff, residents and families.
    Make frequent daily rounds over entire facility. Receive reports regarding condition of residents from the Charge Nurse and facility staff.

    Participate in the Quality Assurance Committee. Completes assigned monitoring, evaluating, education, etc. as needed and attends the quarterly QA committee meetings.

    Provide direct resident care as required.

    Identify safety hazards and initiates corrective action as necessary.

    Consistently have a cheerful and positive attitude, being able to enjoy functioning in a staff roll with responsibility of providing service, encouragement and recognition to others. Is dependable, tactful and courteous.

    Perform the duties of the D.O.N. in his/her absence.

    Participate in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department.

    Uphold confidentiality and HIPAA compliance at all times and report violations to the Privacy Officer.

    Understand and comply with the requirements of the Saunders Medical Center’s Compliance Program, including, but not limited to the Code of Conduct, the Compliance Policy, all Saunders Medical Center-wide policies for compliance, and compliance plans affecting specific duties and responsibilities.

    Participate in all education and training programs regarding compliance as required by Saunders Medical Center policy and as requested by the Supervisor.

    Demonstrate personal traits of a high-level commitment, motivation and energy; team orientation; professionalism; trust; personal honesty and integrity; and a demonstration of placing others in a place of high value and treating them with dignity and respect.

    Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Assist the Director of Nursing in supervising all aspects of the Nursing Department. Responsible to directly supervise the CNAs and CMAs.

    DISCLOSURE STATEMENT
    The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    Must be a graduate of an accredited School of Nursing and currently licensed as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nebraska.

    Minimum of five years experience in Gerontological Nursing.

    Management experience preferred.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Registered Nurse in the State of Nebraska.

    Basic Life Support Certification.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions and possess positive skills in communication. Ability to deal tactfully with personnel, patients, visitors, and the general public.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    Ability to calculate at the level necessary to perform essential duties of the position.

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in oral, written, diagram or schedule form.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee must stand frequently. The employee must sit, reach with arms and hands and occasionally lift 75 pounds. The employee must occasionally walk and climb or balance.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Attendance is essential and required for a successful working environment.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

  • All positions offer competitive salary and benefits.
  • Health Insurance with HSA and Dental Insurance with SMC contribution
  • Short and Long Term Disability paid by SMC
  • Life and AD&D for Employee and Dependents paid by SMC
  • Vacation
  • NPERS retirement with SMC Contribution
  • Shift and weekend differential
  • Dependent and Medical Flexible spending
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Employee Assistance Program

We look forward to you joining our awesome team!