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  • RN - Surgery

    Saunders Medical Center is looking for a PRN Registered Nurse for our Surgery Department.

    As a RN in the Surgery Department you will be responsible to:

    • Prioritize, plan, and provide direct patient care to assigned patients during pre-operative, intra-operative, recovery, and immediate post-operative phases.
    • Assess and organize patient data to develop a plan of care and discharge plan.
    • Use communication and interpersonal skills to provide care to surgical and specialty patients and their families. Relay pertinent information through appropriate documentation and referral to other health team members.
    • Maintain quality patient care following professional standards and administrative, nursing, and department policies and procedures.
    • Initiate, implement, evaluate and revise patient teaching plans as needed to meet the patient’s learning needs.
    • Operate all equipment in Pre-op, Surgery, PACU, Specialty Clinics, and as needed with minimal assistance.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    • Acute care experience preferred.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing with a current licensure as a Registered Nurse in the State of Nebraska.
    • Current BLS certification required.
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification (PALS) required within the first year of employment.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    • Hospital environment with minimal exposure to excessive noise and temperature changes.
    • Exposure to some anesthetic gases and fluorescent lighting.
    • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by their Supervisor.

     

  • Dietary Aide- Full-time or PRN

    Saunders Medical Center is currently seeking motivated individuals that work well in a team environment. SMC prides itself on a friendly cooperative atmosphere that serves its residents, patients, and fellow employees with the quality and compassion that we would want for our own families.

    Looking for a new team member to:

    Serve meals, record accurately and timely, participate in menu planning and other duties assigned. 

    Benefits include

    ·        Paid time off

    ·        Group Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

    ·        Health Savings Account- free employer contribution

    ·        Group Life Insurance

    ·        Short & Long Term Disability Insurance

    ·        Optional Insurance

    ·        Retirement Plan

    Apply Today! 

  • Hospital RN PRN- Nights

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    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: 

    • 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.
    • Administer medications, treatments, IV's and blood as outlined in the procedure manual and as indicated by doctor's orders. .
    • Other duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Supervise LPNs, LPN-C’s, ward clerks and nurse aides when needed

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • Graduate of an accredited associate degree of nursing, diploma, or Bachelor of Science Degree in nursing program.
    • One or more years of experience in acute care nursing preferred.

    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.

    Click Here to Apply!

  • Registration Tech - PRN

    SMC is currently looking to fill a PRN Registration Tech position. 

    A Registration Tech is accountable for successful registration of new and existing patients. Back-up for Switchboard and direct callers to appropriate personnel and schedule appointments.

    Experience: Medical Terminology preferred

     

    Click Here to Apply!

  • Surgical Technologist

    Part Time position (32 hours per week). No holidays or weekends. Experience 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 required

    Click Here to Apply!

Long Term Care Positions

 

  • LTC-LPN Part-Time***Hiring Bonus!!***

    WE ARE CURRENTLY LOOKING TO FILL THE FOLLOWING SHIFTS:

     PART-TIME

     

    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.

  • Memory Support Activity Assistant

    To provide assistance to the Life Enrichment Supervisor in developing, organizing and implementing recreational and social activities.  Compile and maintain documentation regarding activities of each resident according to their care plan.  Drive facility vehicles on activity outings.

    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. 

    • Schedule, design and implement programs for individuals and group activities based on the resident's needs in the absence of the Activities Supervisor.
    • Follow each resident’s care plan.
    • Compile and maintain records and documentation according to the rules and regulations governing long term care with guidance from the Life Enrichment Supervisor.
    • Identify residents activities needs, prepare goals and approaches to be reviewed at the care plan meetings.
    • Provide direction to other staff to assist in implementing scheduled activities.
    • Interact with community volunteers.
    • Arrange for entertainment and other resources required to implement scheduled activities.
    • Maintain confidential information.
    • Saturdays and evening programs as determined by the Activity Supervisor.
    • Help to develop a monthly activities calendar for Memory Lane and general population with guidance from the Activity Supervisor.
    • Ability to drive safely in various conditions, including weather, and various locations including city traffic.
    • Accompanies residents on outings, ensuring resident safety.
    • Participate in all safety, security and infection control programs that are mandatory as well as those required and provided by the department. Assist with quality and infection control audits and educate staff as needed.
    • 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 cmpliance 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.
    • Assist with interviews of residents and families to determine activity and personal preferences and implement preferences with the guidance of the life enrichment coordinator.
    • Assist the life enrichment coordinator with the organization of events which may include ordering or purchasing supplies, decorating, setting up/or cleaning for an event.
    • Participate in facility wide events with other departments, parades, county fair, Boo in Wahoo, ect.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

    This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    High school diploma or equivalent is required.

    CNA required

    Background in gerontology or similar setting is preferred.

    Excellent driving record with current Nebraska Drivers License.

    The employee must be able to push wheelchairs, geri-chairs, I.V. poles and oxygen concentrators. The employee must have manual dexterity necessary for operating equipment.  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 inside office conditions, occasional outside conditions.  Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens, physical and respiratory hazards.

     

     

     

     

     

  • LTC- RN/LPN Evening or Night Shift FT or PT

    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 Charge Nurse - $5000 sign on bonus

    $5,000 HIRE ON BONUS! 

    SMC is currently looking for Evening  and Night Shift Full or Part Time RN's and LPN's! 

    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:

    • 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.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

    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.
    • One or more years of LTC experience preferred, but not required. 

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

    • Current Nebraska RN/LPN license.

    Click Here to Apply!

  • LTC Medication Aide Evenings - $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

    Click Here to Apply!

  • 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:

    FULL-TIME EVENING OR NIGHT SHIFTS

     

    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.

    Click Here to Apply!

  • CNA/MA-Evenings or Nights- Full-time **Bonus Available!!**

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

    We are currently looking for Full-time  Evening CNA/MA's.

    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.

  • CNA- Part-Time Nights

    ********$750  Hiring Bonus for Part-Time Employees********

    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.

     

    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.

     

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    Prefer high school graduate or equivalency.

    Nebraska Nurse Aide Certification required.

    Click Here to Apply!

  • RN- LTC Evenings

    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.

    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


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 the contributions you can make to our staff, our patients and our community!