McPherson Hospital

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Jobs

Administration

None at this time

Dietary

Job Title: Diet Clerk
Shift: Evenings/4pm - 8pm/Every other weekend 6am-2:30pm
Hours: Part-time/32 hours every 2 weeks

  • Running cash register, for 30 minutes in afternoon
  • Counting cash drawer at close of café
  • Answering phone, taking messages, delivering items to different areas of the hospital, assisting in cold prep for patients, washing dishes
  • Closing kitchen at end of shift

 

Job Title: Food Service Worker
Shift: Weekends/9am-3pm
Hours: Part-time/32 hours every 2 weeks

  • Prepare Salad Bar
  • Run cash register
  • Serve lunch
  • Wash dishes
  • Other duties as assigned

Emergency Room

Job Title: RN
Shift: Nights 7 p.m. to 7.am.
Hours: Part-time/60 hours every 2 weeks
Job Requirements Include:

  • Works in the Emergency Department/Trauma Care environment
  • Documents concerns, findings, and actions, implementing appropriate plan of care related to patient's diagnosis for continuity of care
  • Assess patient's condition continuously monitoring changes in status physical findings, vital signs, and coping skills ensuring appropriate care is given related to patient needs
  • Maintain a current knowledge of care and procedure's for the emergency and trauma patient including an understanding of facility policies, and state and federal laws to provide optimal care for the patient
  • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
  • Hospital experience in ER required

 

Job Title: RN
Shift: PRN
Hours: PRN
Job Requirements Include:

  • Works in the Emergency Department/Trauma Care environment
  • Documents concerns, findings, and actions, implementing appropriate plan of care related to patient's diagnosis for continuity of care
  • Assess patient's condition continuously monitoring changes in status physical findings, vital signs, and coping skills ensuring appropriate care is given related to patient needs
  • Maintain a current knowledge of care and procedure's for the emergency and trauma patient including an understanding of facility policies, and state and federal laws to provide optimal care for the patient
  • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
  • Hospital experience in ER required

EMS/EMT

Job Title: Paramedic/Lieutenant
Job Summary: Administers emergency medical care to sick and/or injured patients and transports those patients to an appropriate medical facility. Functions as an EMS team member by performing the duties outlined and authorized by the Kansas Board of EMS regulations, State of Kansas statutes, McPherson EMS standing orders, and McPherson EMS standard operating procedures (SOPs).

Shift: Full-time/24 hour shifts
Essential Accountabilities:

  • Administers appropriate emergency medical treatment to patients while on scene and/or during transport as authorized by the Paramedic scope of practice to meet requirements of EMS approved standing orders.
  • Provides appropriate treatment during transport to an appropriate medical facility and observes patient and varies treatment based on individual patient response to interventions as part of the EMS team to meet requirements of EMS approved standing orders.
  • Creates accurate patient care report (PCR) for each patient utilizing web-based documentation program (emsCHARTS.com) and portrays accurate scene description, history of present illness, exam/assessment findings, appropriate treatment rendered, and all other relevant information to assist physician in patient care and to maintain accurate EMS and hospital patient records.
  • Learns and maintains excellent geographical knowledge of McPherson EMS response territory including the City of McPherson, City of Inman, City of Galva, City of Windom, and rural unincorporated areas within the territory to ensure appropriate response time.
  • Maintains EMS units to appropriate operational condition. Ensures cab and patient compartment are clean, sanitary, and adequately stocked with necessary equipment and supplies. Keeps exterior clean, free of debris, and presentable as an emergency vehicle representing McPherson EMS to ensure quality patient care.
  • Maintains appropriate skill level relevant to the Paramedic certification. Attends EMS-based training in order to attain necessary annual re-certification
  • Engages in appropriate personal protection in regards to body substance isolation, hazardous materials, and dangerous/unsafe vehicles, structures, and scenes to ensure safety of patients and EMS personnel.
  • Operates emergency vehicles in accordance to Kansas laws and McPherson EMS SOPs. Obeys traffic laws and regulations in regards to emergency vehicle operations during emergent and non-emergent events to ensure safety of patients and EMS personnel.
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Current certification as a Paramedic, issued by the Kansas Board of EMS is required.
  • Minimum 2 years experience and associates degree required.
  • Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification issued by AHA is required.
  • Current ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, AMLS, PEPP, NRP, and CEVO certification is preferred.

Facilities

None at this time

Finance/Accounting

None at this time

Fitness Center

None at this time

H.I.M. - Health Information Management

Job Title: Director of Health Information Management
Job Summary: The H.I.M. Director is responsible for planning, developing, and administering health information systems throughout the facility to ensure compliance with accrediting and regulatory agencies. In addition, the HIM Director acts as the HIPAA Privacy Officer for the facility and oversees all on going activities related to the development, implementation, maintenance, and adherence to the organizations policies and procedures to ensure the privacy of, and access to, patient health information in compliance with federal and state laws.

Shift: Full-time/80 Hours every 2 weeks
Essential Accountabilities:

  • Supervises Health Information Management personnel and assigns duties to ensure accurate and timely completion of transcription, coding, and all aspects of record management (assembly, abstracting, storage, and release).
  • Develops, maintains, and enforces H.I.M. policies and procedures to comply with state and federal regulations, as well as McPherson Hospital policies and procedures.
  • Analyzes the departments needs and establishes objectives to address those needs, ensuring the consistency with organizational initiatives. Ensures proper processes are in place to accomplish the objectives.
  • Recruits and retains employees whose knowledge, commitment and work ethic will contribute to the hospital's growth. Promotes continuing education and works with employees to identify personal goals, expectations, and accountabilities. Advances employee satisfaction and morale by listening and empowering.
  • Prepares annual budget requests for the department and carefully manages budgeted resources, thereby contributing to the financial viability of McPherson Hospital.
  • Monitors changes in federal and state laws, as well as accreditation standards, to promote organizational readiness for compliance with new health information management and privacy regulations.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
  • Minimum Associates degree in Health Information Management or equivalent formal training program.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Information Management administration or comparable degree program preferred.
  • Licensure required: Registered Health Information Technician (RHIT) or Registered Health Information Administrator (RHIA).
  • 3-5 years managerial experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of ICD-10 CM, 1CD-10 PCS, and CPT coding systems, computer/word processing experience, knowledge of medical terminology, and HIPAA privacy knowledge, preferred.

Housekeeping

Job Title: Housekeeper
Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
Job Summary:The Housekeeper performs, coordinates, and/or assists with routine cleaning, sanitation and other housekeeping tasks throughout the Hospital. The Housekeeper is responsible for ensuring adequate hand soaps and hand sanitizers and sanitary paper products are adequately stocked for patient care, visitors, and staff. The Housekeeper also assists with the handling and processing of waste and bio-waste materials by collecting, transporting, and storing as specified. Overall, the Housekeeper assists with departmental goals to ensure a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for patients, visitors, and staff.

  • The Housekeeper performs, coordinates, and/or assists with routine cleaning, sanitation and other housekeeping tasks throughout the Hospital.
  • The Housekeeper is responsible for ensuring adequate hand soaps and hand sanitizers and sanitary paper products are adequately stocked for patient care, visitors, and staff.
  • The Housekeeper also assists with the handling and processing of waste and bio-waste materials by collecting, transporting, and storing as specified
  • Overall, the Housekeeper assists with departmental goals to ensure a safe, secure, and comfortable environment for patients, visitors, and staff.
  • One to two years experience preferred.

Human Resource

None at this time

Information Systems

None at this time

Intensive Care Unit

Job Title: RN
Shift: Nights 7p.m. to 7a.m.
Hours: Part-time/48 hours every 2 weeks
Job Requirements Include:

  • Possesses excellent critical care skills to plan care, implement interventions, and evaluate for optimum outcomes
  • Demonstrates ability to interpret cardiac rhythms and treat according to ACLS protocol
  • Possesses organizational and time management skills
  • Possesses excellent communication skills
  • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
  • Hospital experience in ICU required
  • ACLS, PALS & BLS verification required within 6 months of hiring

 

Job Title: RN
Shift: PRN
Hours: PRN
Job Requirements Include:

  • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
  • Hospital experience in ICU required

Lab

Job Title: Phlebotomist
Job Summary: Collects, processes, and delivers specimens to appropriate sections of the Laboratory for testing as ordered by the Physician. Actively participates in outstanding customer service.
Shift: PRN
Hours: PRN
Job Requirements Include:

REQUIREMENTS:
  • ASCP or AMT Phlebotomy license preferred.
  • Experience in Hospital setting preferred.
  • Experience with LIS computer system preferred.
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    Job Title: Medical Technologist
    Performs medical laboratory testing on specimens obtained from patients to assist physicians and other medical personnel in diagnosis and treatment for patients.
    Shift: PRN Days with some evenings and day weekends
    Hours: PRN
    Job Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology or Chemical, Physical or Biological science
    • Computer, phlebotomy, and clinical laboratory instrumentation experience
    • ASCP or AMT Certified
    • Blood Bank Experience
    • Experience in Hospital setting preferred
    • MLT only experience considered

Medical/Surgical Unit

Job Title: CNA - Certified Nursing Assistant
Shift: Days
Hours: Full-time/72 hours every 2 weeks
Job Summary: Provides care to patients for activities of daily living to promote safety and healing while aiding the RN or LPN.
Job Requirements Include:

  • Obtains vital signs to ensure stability of patients.
  • Distributes meals and documents patient consumption including input and output to ensure nutrition is offered and balance of fluid levels is recorded.
  • Administers and provides appropriate personal hygiene including bathing, dressing, and grooming to establish a clean living environment and encourage self esteem.
  • Establishes safe, comfortable, and therapeutic environment to promote patient healing.
  • Responds quickly to call lights to determine necessary action and recruits help if needed to deliver prompt care for patient comfort and to address patient needs.
  • Communicates with the nursing staff to develop positive interactions and a pleasant coordination of care

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) may include specialized or vocational courses
  • Current CNA Certification within the State of Kansas

 

Job Title: Ward Clerk
Hours: PRN
Job Summary: Performs clerical duties while coordinating communication throughout the nursing department. Completes paperwork as appropriate while assisting nursing staff and physicians. Provides care to patients for activities of daily living to promote safety and healing while aiding the RN. Performs clerical duties such as answering the telephone, greeting visitors, answering questions, and directing messages to provide an organized flow of communication.
Job Requirements Include:

  • Maintains a presence at the nursing desk for communication purposes and to assist guests and staff and ancillary departments.
  • Requisition supplies and inventory for staff so it is readily available.
  • Updates charts so all information is current for nurses/doctors.
  • Enter orders on EMR as directed.
  • Current CNA certification in the state of Kansas

Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) may include specialized or vocational courses
  • CNA Certification

 

Job Title: CNA
Shift: All shifts available
Hours: PRN
Job Requirements Include:

  • Current certification in the state of Kansas

 

Job Title: RN
Shift: All Shifts
Hours: PRN
Job Requirements Include:

  • Current RN license in the state of Kansas
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    Nursing Administration

    None at this time

    Obstetrics/Mother and Baby

    Job Title: Certified Nurse Midwife
    Job Summary: The Certified Nurse Midwife (CNM) is an individual educated in the two disciplines of nursing and midwifery who is certified by the American College of Nurse Midwives. CNM practice is the independent management of care, focusing on pregnancy, childbirth, the postpartum period, care of the newborn, family planning, and the gynecological needs of well women. The CNM demonstrates a high degree of clinical expertise, educates patient and their families to promote wellness, prevent health problems, and maintain current health. This care occurs within McPherson Hospital and Clinic. The CNM practices in collaboration with an OB/GYN physician. Collaboration is defined as a process in which each health care professional contributes his or her expertise to provide more comprehensive care than one health professional alone can provide. A written agreement is established between the CNM and the collaborating physicians. If a nurse midwife discovers evidence of a complication, the nurse midwife must consult with the collaborating physician or make a referral as specified in the written agreement and in accordance with the standards of Practice of Nurse Midwifery, as defined by the American College of Nurse Midwives. The CNM is granted privileges by the Hospital Board of McPherson Hospital. These privileges list specific midwifery privileges and are reviewed annually for renewal.

    Shift: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
    Essential Accountabilities:

    • Systematically obtains or updates complete and relevant data for assessment of the client’s health status.
    • Accurately identifies problems and diagnoses based upon current interpretation of the data.
    • Delineates health care goals and formulates and communicates a complete needs/problems list in collaboration with the woman.
    • Identifies need for consultation with or referral to appropriate members of the health care team.
    • Provides information and support to enable women to make appropriate decisions and to assume appropriate responsibility for their own health.
    • Develops a comprehensive plan of care with the woman based on supportive rationale.
    • Assumes direct responsibility for implementing the plan of care.
    • Initiates management of deviation from normal, including emergencies and specific complications.
    • Evaluates with the woman, the achievement of health care goals and modifies the plan of care accordingly.
    • Collaboration (co-management) Identifies problems and related complications requiring consultation and collaborations (co-management).
    • Obtains consultation. Plans and implements collaborative management (co-management) with other providers.
    • Continues management of midwifery aspects of care.
    • Serves as consultant or co-manager for other providers.
    • Referral: Identifies the need for comprehensive management and care outside the scope of practice.
    • Selects appropriate sources of care in collaboration with the woman.
    • Transfers the care of the client as appropriate.
    EDUCATION:
    • Master’s Degree in Nurse Midwifery.
    • One to two (1-2) years of midwifery experience.
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • RN licenses in the State of Kansas.
    • Nurse Midwife license in the State of Kansas.
    • Advance Practice Prescriber license in the State of Kansas
    • Certification from the American College of Nurse Midwifery

    Patient Financial Services

    Job Title: Admitting Rep
    Shift: Varies
    Hours: PRN
    Job Summary: Prepares admissions and assists all patients, staff, and visitors to ensure patient satisfaction, accurate demographic, and insurance information for billing purposes. Acts as the emergency notification system for all emergency situations hospital wide.

      Primary Responsibilities:
    • Ensures that each patient registration or pre-registration is complete and accurate for timely billing and payment purposes. Prepares all documentation and paperwork related to each type of registration (inpatient or outpatient admissions, including outpatient surgeries, observation, and regular outpatients) to ensure timely and accurate admissions of our patients.
    • Exercises appropriate judgment based on knowledge, skills, and understanding of the needs of the department and the patients. Utilizes skill and professionalism in interpersonal communications with patients, visitors, physicians, and co-workers.
    • Greet every patient and visitor to determine if they need assistance and present a favorable first impression of McPherson Hospital.
    • Attends to all patients promptly and courteously to create good customer relations with our patients.
      • Minimum Qualifications:
      • High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.).
      • One to two years with customer service experience and general computer skills.
      • Responsible for maintaining an accurate cash drawer.

    Pharmacy

    None at this time

    Primary Care Clinics

    Job Title: PRN Float Admission Representative
    Primary Responsibilities:

    • Assist patients in accessing health care services through pre-registration, front desk check-in, registration or patient placement
    • Create accurate demographic and financial information in the core scheduling and/or registration system through telephone or face to face patient contact
    • Verify insurance benefit eligibility during registration
    • Obtain patient signatures
    • Communicating patient's financial responsibility, collecting and posting payments
    • Completing registration in main hospital admissions area or emergency department
    • Exercise independent judgment. Work affords significant opportunity to act independently on assigned tasks.
    • Duties are performed under minimal supervision.
    • Consistently demonstrate professional, positive, and approachable attitude/demeanor and discretion. Demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
    • Formulate and clearly communicate ideas to others.

    Education:

    • High school education required. Associate Business Degree preferred.

    Experience:

    • Two or more years’ experience in hospital or medical clinic setting preferred.
    • Medical Terminology preferred.

    Hours:

    • Available to work first, second or third shift to meet team schedule needs.

    Plant Operations

    None at this time

    Quality Improvement

    None at this time

    Radiology

    None at this time

    Respiratory Care

    Job Title: Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT)
    Job Summary: Provide all modalities of Respiratory Care to all age groups in all areas of the hospital, working with patients, family members, physicians and other hospital staff in a family centered environment.
    Shift: PRN
    Hours: PRN

    Job Requirements Include:

    • Establish and maintain patient airway in emergent situations to provide adequate ventilation.
    • Initiate and maintain mechanical and IPPV ventilation for optimal patient outcomes
    • Administer inhaled medications in accordance with established policies and protocols for medications and therapies in accordance to established procedures and protocols to patients.
    • Evaluate and recommend therapy and protocols to provide for best practices for patients
    • Obtain, analyze, and evaluate ABG's from patients and recommend treatment
    • Participate in C-section and high risk deliveries to assess and treat neonates.
    • Adapt to the constantly changing hospital environment, working independently and both independently and in collaboration with the health care team to provide positive patient outcomes.
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • State of Kansas License from the Board of Healing Arts.
    • Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) credential from the NBRC.

    Surgical Care Clinics

    None at this time

    Surgical Services

    Job Title: RN Circulator
    Shift: Days Plus Call
    Hours: Full-time/80 hours every 2 weeks
    Job Summary: Takes accountability for the care given to assigned patients, and functions within the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, to deliver comprehensive, family centered nursing care to all patients.
    Job Requirements Include:

    • Coordinate the surgical patients care in the perioperative setting
    • Follow established protocols for narcotic and other medication administration ensuring the 5 rights of medication administration are met.
    • Assess, diagnose, implement, and evaluate treatments and procedures that contribute to the physiological stability of the surgical patient.
    • Takes call on rotation with other staff during OR non-scheduled hours as appropriate.
    • Communicate pertinent information related to patients condition to inform doctors, additional staff nurses and/or ancillary departments of patients needs and/or plan of care.
    • Document concerns, findings, and actions, implementing appropriate care plans related to patients diagnosis for continuity of care.
    • Maintains competency of procedures, equipment, instrumentation, and supplies in the surgical setting.
    QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Associate's degree or equivalent formal training program (minimum requirement)
    • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (preferred requirement)
    • 6 months practicing as an RN in an acute hospital setting preferred
    • One to Two years operating room experience preferred
    LICENSES:
    • Licensed in the State of Kansas as a Registered Nurse
    • ACLS & PALS verified within 6 months of hiring
    • CNOR preferred
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      Job Title: Perioperative RN
      Job Summary: Evaluate, plan, implement, and document nursing care given to the patients. Function within the Kansas Nurse Practice Act, to deliver comprehensive, family centered nursing care to all patients.
      Shift: Days, Plus Call
      Hours: Full-time
      Job Requirements Include:

      • Coordinate the surgical patients care in the perioperative setting.
      • Performs and documents admissions, dismissal, and intermittent nursing assessments as appropriate per policy and patient needs.
      • Demonstrate knowledge about the psychological, sociologic, and spiritual responses of patients and their families to the operative or other invasive procedure.
      • Document concerns, findings, and actions, implementing appropriate care plans related to patients diagnosis for continuity of care.
      • Communicates pertinent information related to patients condition to inform doctors, additional staff nurses and/or ancillary departments of patients’ needs and/or plan of care.
      • Assists perioperative staff, including surgeons, anesthesia providers, RN’s and surgical technologists, in providing quality care to the surgical patient..
      • Takes call on rotation with other staff during OR non-scheduled hours as appropriate.
      • 6 months practicing as an RN in an acute hospital setting preferred.
      • One to Two years’ perioperative nursing experience required.
      • Current RN license in the state of Kansas and certified BLS and ACLS.

       

      Job Title: Surgical Technologist
      Job Summary: The surgical technologist handles the instruments, supplies, and equipment necessary during the surgical procedure.
      Shift: Days, Plus Call
      Hours: Full-time
      Job Requirements Include:

      • Gathers, checks and opens supplies and equipment needed for the surgical procedure.
      • Performs the surgical scrub, and donning gown and gloves.
      • Sets up the sterile back table and stand with instruments, supplies, equipment, and medications/solutions needed for the procedure.
      • Performs initial instrument, sharps and sponge counts with the circulator.
      • Assists the team members with gowning and gloving.
      • Assists with draping the patient and establishing the sterile field.
      • Participates in the surgical site and patient verification during the time out procedure.
      • Prepares and anticipates additional instrumentation, equipment and supplies for usage during the procedure.
      • Minimum of one to two years’ experience in the operating room environment preferred.
      • Certification as a Surgical Tech preferred.

       

    Urgent Care

    None at this time

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