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  • Surgical Technologist- $5000 Hiring Bonus!!

    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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  • Dietary Aide / Cook- Full-time, Part-time and Weekends Available

    PRN positions available.

    SUMMARY

    Serves food from Dietary and in dining areas, runs, dish machine, maintains clean serving ware and equipment, and assists co-workers with all daily work of the dietary department.

    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 serving meals and clearing dining areas.

    Clean equipment and storage areas.

    Prepare, portion, label, and serve salads, desserts, beverages, and other foods according to SMC daily production guides.

    Work on tray line using diet cards and patient diet orders to tray and deliver appropriate meals for patient’s diet order.

    Empty garbage.

    Set and clean tables and other serving areas.

    Assist co-workers with duties for efficient and timely meal service and maintenance of a clean department

    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

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    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

    Knowledge of dietary needs and confidentiality of HIPPA regulations required.

    Previous healthcare and dietary work experience preferred.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    None required.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Must be able to read, write and follow written and oral instructions and possess positive skills in communication. Must be able to read and follow recipes. 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 sit frequently and spend long periods of time examining documents. The employee must stand, reach with arms and hands and occasionally lift, push or pull 25 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 RN Charge Nurse - $5000 sign on bonus

    Day Shift Available! 

    $5,000 Hire on Bonus for RN

    SUMMARY

    Provide professional nursing care to residents 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.

    Assess and meet residents' 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 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.

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

    Administer medications, treatments, oxygen therapy and aerosols as outlined in the procedure manual and as indicated by doctor's orders. Attend annual in-service on these issues.

    Assist with ordering, receiving and handling supplies as needed.

    Assist with narcotic count at end of each shift and assure accuracy before allowing the staff to leave.

    Assist with Quality Performance Improvement as assigned.

    Provide direction and monitoring of medication administration by medication aide following the prevailing practice standards of the profession. The charge nurse will be responsible for observing and taking appropriate action regarding side effects, desired effects, intervention, and contraindication associated with the medication.

    Assumes responsibility for monitoring the results of PRN medication given by the medication aides. Provide verbal direction to the medication aides regarding observations to be made after administering a PRN medication.

    Assumes responsibility that it is safe for a medication aide to provide a PRN medication, medication by an additional route (including but not limited to gastrostomy tube, rectal, vaginal ) or participate in monitoring prescription medications.

    May participate in the uniting of the Comprehensive Care Plans. Directs staff so that documentation reflects the Comprehensive Care Plan.

    Initiates and follows through with employee disciplinary action after consultation with the D.O.N. and/or the administrator.

    Demonstrates knowledge of Federal and State regulations. Contacts proper resources when changes occur or questions arise.

    Utilizes positive and interactive management skills and techniques.

    Gives informative and pertinent shift reports.

    Participates in regular meetings to assure ongoing high standards are being maintained on all shifts.

    Utilizes effective and positive interdepartmental communication.

    Practice the proper fire, safety and disaster procedures as set forth by Saunders Medical Center.

    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

    Supervise MA's and nurse aides in the provision of resident care.
    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 LTC nursing.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Current Nebraska RN/LPN license.

    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.

    Typical LTC environment.

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  • LTC Medication Aide - $1500 Hiring Bonus!

    *****$1,500 Hire on Bonus!*****

    We are currently hiring for the following shifts:

    FULL-TIME EVENINGS: (2:30-10:30PM)

    SUMMARY

    Provide nursing care, including the administration of medication to residents under the supervision of an R.N. or L.P.N.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policy and procedures.
    • Administer medications (oral, eye drops, nasal sprays, and PRN’s) for assigned wing and treatments as outlined in the procedure manual or as indicated by physician orders.
    • Attend annual and Mandatory in-services.
    • Perform selected therapeutic treatments within his/her level of competencies according to policy and procedure.
    • Document medication administration appropriately.
    • Perform all duties within legal limitation as properly authorized, delegated, or assigned.
    • Consult, follow, and understand direction and monitoring of licensed healthcare professional when providing a PRN medication, medication by an additional route (i.e. rectal, vaginal, gastrostomy tube) or to participate in monitoring of prescription medications.
    • 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.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

    Medication Aide II – will complete qualifying additional education and meet disciplinary guidelines. Approval to promote to Medication Aide II must be given by the Director of Nursing.
    Duties may include: Monitoring documentation and charting in medical record for completeness and accuracy. Ensure charge nurse follow through on issues of concern and assist with communication to the attending physician.
    Must qualify as a Medication Aide II for a period of one year prior to applying for promotion to a Medication Aide III.

    Medication Aide III – Must complete additional education and meet disciplinary guidelines. Approval to promote to a Medication Aide III must be given by the Director of Nursing.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    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 preferred.
    • At least one year LTC experience preferred.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    • Current Nebraska Medication Aide license
    • Certified Nursing Aide license

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  • LTC - CNA - $1500 Hiring Bonus!

    ********$1,500 Hiring Bonus********

    Saunders Medical Center is a dual certified 60 bed community that is dedicated to serving those living in Long-Term Care, Short-Term Rehabilitation, and Memory Support. This unique and diverse environment allows you to broaden skills and work in an area you are passionate about.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    As a C.N.A. at Saunders Medical Center - Long Term Care, your primary responsibilities will be providing assistance to residents with Activities of Daily Living (ADLs), delivering exceptional service and compassionate care, working in a friendly and team-orientated environment.

    We are currently hiring for the following shifts:

    PART-TIME NIGHTS:(10:30 pm - 6:30 am)

    PART-TIME EVENINGS: (2:30-10:30PM)

    PRN: 1-2 shifts per month, 2 holiday per year

     

    SMC Employee Benefits include:

    • Health, Dental, and Vision available for Full/Part Time employees
    • Employee Meal Discounts
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Continuing Education Opportunities
    • Paid Time Off (PTO) for Full Time & Part Time employees
    • Competitive Shift Differential
    • Basic Life Insurance for Full/Part Time employees, paid for by SMC

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

    •  Follow established performance standards and perform duties according to nursing service policy and procedures.
    • Obtain and record blood pressure, O2Sats, pulse, respiration and temperature.
    • Provide direct resident cares following the facility Care Plan Communicator (CPC).
    • Answer call lights & alarms in a timely manner.
    • Document intake and output, behavior charting, bowel and bladder records, and meal consumption daily.
    • Empty urinary catheter/ostomy drainage bags and document output.
    • Comply with all safety policy and procedures including but not limited to proper transfer techniques (i.e. mechanical lifts, use of gait belts, etc.).
    •  Assist with admission/discharge of residents
    • Perform unit duties including tidying patient rooms, passing fresh water, straightening patient kitchen, stripping beds after dismissal, getting and returning meal cart at breakfast and supper from the Dietary Department at the Care Center.
    • 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.
    •  Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    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

    • Prefer high school graduate or equivalency.
    • Nebraska Nurse Aide Certification required.

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  • CNA/MA-$1500 Hiring Bonus!!!

    **Hiring Bonus $1500!!!!**

    We are currently looking for an evening shift CNA/Medication Aide. 

    Responsible for providing assistance to residents with all Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and  Administer medications (oral, eye drops, nasal sprays, and PRN’s) for assigned wing and treatments as outlined in the procedure manual or as indicated by physician orders.

    Obtain and record blood pressure, O2Sats, pulse, respiration and temperature.  Report abnormal vital signs immediately to charge nurse.

    Responsible for restocking items used and keeping resident rooms, bathrooms and whirlpool rooms neat and tidy.

    Provide direct resident cares following the facility Care Plan Communicator (CPC).

    Assist with admitting/dismissing residents.

    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.

  • LTC- RN Evenings or Nights- PT***Hiring Bonus!!***

    SUMMARY

    Provide professional nursing care to residents 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. 

    • Assess and meet residents' 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 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.
    • Interpret LTC policies for the patient, his/her family, and the community.
    • Administer medications, treatments, oxygen therapy and aerosols as outlined in the procedure manual and as indicated by doctor's orders.  Attend annual in-service on these issues.
    • Assist with ordering, receiving and handling supplies as needed.
    • Assist with narcotic count at end of each shift and assure accuracy before allowing the staff to leave.
    • Assist with Quality Performance Improvement as assigned.

    Provide direction and monitoring of medication administration by medication aide following the prevailing practice standards of the profession.  The charge nurse will be responsible for observing and taking appropriate action regarding side effects, desired effects, intervention, and contraindication associated with the medication.

    Assumes responsibility for monitoring the results of PRN medication given by the medication aides.  Provide verbal direction to the medication aides regarding observations to be made after administering a PRN medication.

    Assumes responsibility that it is safe for a medication aide to provide a PRN medication, medication by an additional route (including but not limited to gastronomy tube, rectal, vaginal ) or participate in monitoring prescription medications.

    May participate in the uniting of the Comprehensive Care Plans.  Directs staff so that documentation reflects the Comprehensive Care Plan.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Supervise MA's and nurse aides in the provision of resident care.

    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 LTC nursing.
    • Current Nebraska RN

     

  • LTC-LPN Evenings or Nights- PT***Hiring Bonus!!***

    SUMMARY

    Provide professional nursing care to residents 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. 

    Assess and meet residents' 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 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.

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

    Administer medications, treatments, oxygen therapy and aerosols as outlined in the procedure manual and as indicated by doctor's orders.  Attend annual in-service on these issues.

    Assist with ordering, receiving and handling supplies as needed.

    Assist with narcotic count at end of each shift and assure accuracy before allowing the staff to leave.

    Assist with Quality Performance Improvement as assigned.

    Provide direction and monitoring of medication administration by medication aide following the prevailing practice standards of the profession.  The charge nurse will be responsible for observing and taking appropriate action regarding side effects, desired effects, intervention, and contraindication associated with the medication.

    Assumes responsibility for monitoring the results of PRN medication given by the medication aides.  Provide verbal direction to the medication aides regarding observations to be made after administering a PRN medication.

    Assumes responsibility that it is safe for a medication aide to provide a PRN medication, medication by an additional route (including but not limited to gastronomy tube, rectal, vaginal ) or participate in monitoring prescription medications.

    May participate in the uniting of the Comprehensive Care Plans.  Directs staff so that documentation reflects the Comprehensive Care Plan.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    Supervise MA's and nurse aides in the provision of resident care.

    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 LTC nursing.

    Current Nebraska LPN license.


Equal Opportunity Employer

  • All positions offer competitive salary and benefits.
  • Health Insurance with HSA contribution
  • Dental and Vision Insurance with SMC contribution
  • Short and Long Term Disability; premiums paid by SMC
  • Life and AD&D for Employee and Dependents paid by SMC
  • PTO and Holiday pay
  • One America retirement with SMC Contribution
  • Shift and weekend differential
  • Dependent and Medical Flexible spending
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Discounted meals 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Further discounts including: EDGE Workouts, lab draws, Verizon Wireless, Wahoo Civic Center and more! 

We look forward to you joining our awesome team!