Perry County Memorial Hospital

16 job(s) at Perry County Memorial Hospital

Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Oct 19, 2017
Part-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Dispense drugs prescribed by physicians and other health practitioners and provide information to patients about medications and their use. May advise physicians and other health practitioners on the selection, dosage, interactions, and side effects of medications. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Provide information and advice regarding drug interactions, side effects, dosage and proper medication storage. Compound and dispense medications as prescribed by doctors and dentists, by calculating, weighing, measuring, and mixing ingredients, or oversee these activities. Maintain records, such as pharmacy files, patient profiles, charge system files, inventories, control records for radioactive nuclei, and registries of poisons, narcotics, and controlled drugs. Review prescriptions to assure accuracy, to ascertain the needed ingredients, and to evaluate their suitability. Advise customers on the selection of medication brands, medical equipment and health-care supplies. All other duties as assigned SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems. Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Attributes: Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Pharm D; current Missouri License; Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years pharmacist experience preferred.
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Oct 11, 2017
Part-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Perform duties which combine preparing and serving food for inpatients, staff, and general population. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Prepares and serves attractive meals under high standards of sanitation Responsible for maintaining high standards of quality food production while following food service sanitation guidelines. Prepares accurate amounts of food. Follows recipes to create standardized products. Does necessary pre-prep work. Maintains foods at proper temperatures. Keeps a neat and orderly work area. Labels, dates and rotates foods and utilizes leftovers. Performs assigned cleaning projects. Able to operate and maintain all necessary equipment. Answers phone properly, records messages and acts upon them. Maintains temperature logs. Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans using dishwashers or by hand, Place clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in storage areas. Remove trash. Clean garbage cans with water or steam. Sweep and scrub floors. Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition. All other duties as assigned SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Trunk Strength - The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Less than a High School Diploma; None
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Oct 09, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY Assess, treat, and care for patients with breathing disorders. Assume primary responsibility for all respiratory care modalities, including the supervision of respiratory therapy technicians. Initiate and conduct therapeutic procedures; maintain patient records; and select, assemble, check, and operate equipment. Assures quality patient care in compliance with the AARC, JCAHO and hospital guidelines. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Administers treatments, implement therapeutic, clinical and technical aspects of Respiratory Care for all patients’ age groups in compliance with policy and procedures. Have considerable technical knowledge and clinical skills that are essential to the safe and effective delivery of respiratory care. Provide safe, quality patient care for all patient age groups. Have considerable verbal and written communication skills, organizational abilities. Be able to thoroughly explain treatment procedures to patients to gain cooperation and allay fears. Educate patients and their families about their conditions and teach appropriate disease management techniques, such as breathing exercises and the use of medications and respiratory equipment. Be able to perform in emergency and stressful situations. Critical thinking/problem solving skills are essential to the safe and effective delivery of respiratory care. Work as part of a team of physicians, nurses and other health care professionals to manage patient care. Be able to exhibit a positive attitude and be in good alignment with the hospital’s mission & vision. Be able to provide effective patient evaluation, testing, diagnostics and monitoring to assure quality patient care in compliance with the AARC, JCAHO and hospital guidelines. Collect, perform and report blood gas testing in compliance with CAP guidelines.Maintain charts that contain patients' pertinent identification and therapy information. Have thorough documentation skills. Select, assemble, and check Respiratory Care Equipment for proper function, operation and cleanliness to reduce risk of infection and/or equipment malfunction. Be able to troubleshoot problems that arise. All other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others. Able to perform in emergency and stressful situations. Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Speech Recognition/Hearing - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. Suitable hearing for proper use of stethoscopes & detection of audible alarms is required. Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Finger Dexterity - The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Program, Registry eligible or Registered Respiratory Therapist/Certified eligible or Certified Respiratory Therapist, Current/Active Missouri State license issued by the MBRC. Current CPR certification. Graduate of AMA approved Respiratory Care Program preferred; Current/Active Missouri State License issued by the MBRC.
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Oct 05, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Perform any combination of cleaning duties to maintain hospital, clinics, and apartments in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms, bathrooms, halls, taking out trash, vacuuming and operating a floor waxing machine. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Demonstrates knowledge of housekeeping and linens services and carries out these functions according to hospital standards and infection control. Ability to accept responsibility and change and function under pressure. Demonstrates the knowledge of chemicals and how to use them properly. Ability to work well with supervisors and those in authority positions. Willingness to show respect to co-workers at all times. Maintains a good knowledge of infection control procedures and consistently strives to meet the goals of the department regarding infection control procedures. All other duties assigned SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Extent Flexibility - The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate); None
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Oct 04, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Provides direct patient care and other nursing services in the perioperative setting to patients and their families/significant others by applying and documenting the nursing process; assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. Performs other special requirements as applicable.Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to all patients requiring surgical or diagnostic intervention. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Assessment: The perioperative nurse is required to collect, interpret record and communicate pertinent data that is relevant to the patient’s care. Confirms the patient’s identity using PCMH established identifiers, verifies operative site and surgical procedure utilizing the “Surgical Site Verification: procedures. Confirms NPO status and any patient allergies. Identifies baseline skin condition, body mobility, sensory impairments, cardiovascular and respiratory status. Assesses and reports any deviations from normal in preoperative diagnostic studies. Assesses readiness to learn based on the patient’s perceptions and expectations of care. Identifies any spiritual, cultural and/or philosophical beliefs that may impact care provided. Formulates a nursing diagnosis based on health status data. Establishes goals based on the nursing diagnosis. Develops a plan of care to achieve patient goals. Planning: The perioperative nurse utilizes data collected to plan for intraoperative nursing care. Minimizes the length of invasive procedures by planning care: anticipates needs for equipment and supplies and selects in an organized and timely manner. Uses supplies and equipment with safe parameters by ensuring all equipment is functioning before use and removing malfunctioning equipment from use. Implements protective measures to prevent injury due to electrical, laser, radiation, chemical, thermal or mechanical sources. Uses supplies and equipment in a judicious and cost-effective manner and documents utilization. Records devices implanted during the operative or invasive procedure. Implementation:  The perioperative nurse provides direct patient care to meet physical and psychological needs. Implements aseptic technique by creating and maintaining a sterile field. Monitors physical status of the patient to administer drugs and solutions as prescribed. Monitors and controls the environment and considers all assessment information for the plan of care. Demonstrates individual choices based on identified patient needs. Applies safety devices. Preps the surgical site using aseptic technique. Assesses the timing and need for a sponge, needle, and instrument count and performs required counts accurately. Manages culture/specimen collection, handling, and disposition according to PCMH policy and procedure. Classifies surgical wounds per policy. Collaborates in fluid management. Provides status report to family/support person. Assists anesthesia personnel during the perioperative period by applying monitoring devices, standing-by during induction and extubation. Recognizes symptoms of cardiac arrest, respiratory distress, and/or impending crisis and initiates necessary emergency actions. Evaluation: The perioperative nurse continuously evaluates the patient’s response to nursing interventions. Evaluates for signs and symptoms of injury related to chemical, electrical, thermal or mechanical sources. Evaluates for signs and symptoms on injury as a result of positioning or patient transfer/transport. Evaluates response to pain management interventions. Special Requirements: Takes emergency call on a rotating basis. Demonstrates flexibility of job performance in all areas, including: Ambulatory Surgical Care, Post-Anesthesia Recovery and Central Sterilizing. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Information Ordering - The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Associate's Degree required, Bachelor's Degree preferred; OR experience preferred. At least one year of critical care experience is preferred if no OR experience. BLS and ACLS required and may be obtained on the job. Current Missouri RN license.
CNA
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Sep 21, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Provides direct patient care in a hospital setting to patient’s and their families/significant other. The Certified Nurses Aid/Nurse Aid cares for a broad range of patient’s, from neonate to geriatric. The Certified Nurses Aid/Nurses Aid shows a commitment to moral values, integrity and character by respecting the beliefs and worth of others. Communicates openly and honestly w/others. Supports a customer sensitive organization by treating all people well. Works to enhance the perception of the hospital in a positive way. Strives to improve the financial viability of the hospital. Continuously responds to the evolving needs of our customers. Demonstrates the ability to work with others through good communication skills, adaptability, teamwork, and time management. Demonstrates general safety measures with emphasis on patient safety. Provides age and cultural appropriate care. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Exhibits initiative by receiving report from preceding shift co-worker and Team Leader, which will give them the appropriate data to provide appropriate care to their patient/resident. Demonstrates the ability to perform patient related tasks and skills in a competent manner. Demonstrates the ability to operate the necessary equipment to appropriately care for the patient/resident. Accepts responsibility to obtain only needed and necessary supplies for each patient/resident. Exhibits responsibility for assigned cleaning duties for the maintenance of a clean, orderly unit. Maintains a safe environment by following appropriate policy and procedures, i.e., proper handling of specimens, appropriate disposal of wastes and sharps, follow appropriate isolation precautions. Accurately documents their delivery of care into CPSI/or activity flow sheets. Documents in an accurate and timely manner. Documents and reports to their Team Leader any patient problems, concerns and any noted variations from patient/Resident’s normal status All other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Responsible for the delivery of quality patient care, under RN/LPN supervision, according to hospital policy and procedures by putting the needs of the patient first. Demonstrates the ability to maintain the patient care unit by controlling supplies in a cost saving manner and maintaining a neat, clean environment of care. Demonstrates the ability to operate equipment that assists with delivery of care. Attributes: Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Current CNA certification. One year prior hospital CNA experience preferred. Prior secretarial experience preferred.
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Sep 11, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY The Emergency Nurse incorporates triage and prioritization, stabilization, resuscitation, crisis intervention, and /or emergency preparedness. Providing care to health care consumers that ranges from non-urgent to life threatening and includes but is not limited to medical illness, trauma care, pediatric care, gerontological care, injury prevention, women's health, mental health issues, and life and limb-saving measures. The nurse will utilize assessment, analysis, diagnosis, planning, and implementation, of interventions, outcomes identification, and evaluation of human responses when caring for health care consumers. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Accurately and thoroughly completes triage assessments. Includes input from patient/family in initial assessment and in determining priority problems. Always makes certain that patient’s assessment (within assignment) is completed within the time frame. If at charge nurse level, ensures all duties are completed within time frame and within role duties. Determines and initiates appropriate plan of care, orders in a timely manner. Provides direct patient care within the interpreted guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act of Missouri. Participates in clarifying medical information to patient, family and staff. Interprets, transcribes, and implements physician orders accurately. Adheres to medical center policies and procedures during medication administration (effect/reaction), order transcription, IV therapy and all other therapeutic modalitics. Provides intense emotional and psychological support for patients/family. Participates in health care teaching of patients/family utilizing appropriate teaching standard, evaluating its effectiveness. Can perform all technical skills and procedures for area with little direction. Communicates and updates families, patients in treatment area and waiting room, and actively participates in patient satisfaction and call back procedures. Completes patient care documentation and incomplete tasks before end of shift. All other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Awareness of EMTALA Laws Attributes: Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Associate's Degree required;Bachelor's Degree preferred;prior ER RN experience preferred; Current BLS certification, ACLS, PALS, and TNCC is required. All ED nurses must complete 6 CEU’s related to stroke and STEMI every two years. Nurses will be required to maintain and complete assigned CEU’s to meet Time Critical Diagnosis requirements to work in the ED.
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 25, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Care for ill, injured, or convalescing patients or persons with disabilities in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics. May work under the supervision of a registered nurse. Missouri Licensing required. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Provide basic patient care and treatments, such as taking temperatures or blood pressures, dressing wounds, assessing and providing appropriate treatment for various wounds, giving enemas or douches, massaging, or performing catheterizations. Measure and record patients' vital signs, such as height, weight, temperature, blood pressure, pulse and respiration. Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, such as adverse reactions to medication or treatment, and taking any necessary action. Assemble and use equipment such as catheters, tracheotomy tubes, and oxygen suppliers. Administer prescribed medications or start intravenous fluids, and note times and amounts on patients' charts. All other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Speaking - Talking is essential in instructing and supervising nursing personnel, communicating physician orders and addressing patient/family needs and/or requests. Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Attributes: Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Graduated from an accredited LPN program. One year hospital LPN experience preferred.
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 25, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY The Home Health Nurse provides direct patient care and other nursing services in the home care setting to patients and their families/ significant others by applying and documenting the nursing process. Home health nurses care for a broad range of patients, such as those recovering from an illness, surgery, accidents, cancer, and childbirth. The Home Health Nurse shows a commitment to moral values, integrity, and character by respecting the beliefs and worth of others. Communicate openly and honestly. Support a customer sensitive organization by treating all people well. Works to enhance the perception of the hospital in a positive way. Strives to improve the financial viability of the hospital. Continuously responds to the evolving needs of our customers. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Assessment of Patient: Utilizes the nursing process to accurately and thoroughly complete a comprehensive assessment using a variety of assessment tools. Demonstrates accuracy in collection and recording of pertinent patient data. Analyzes pertinent data and determines priority based on patient specific needs and condition. Includes input from patient/family and support services in the data collection process and in determining priority problems. Reevaluates assessment data to revise plan of care and goals. Applies knowledge (within the scope of practice) of age specific factors necessary during the assessment process and completes patients’ evaluations and paperwork within the required time frame. Development of a Plan of Care: Determines correct diagnosis, ICD coding and collaborative problems in developing a plan of care. Works collaboratively and respectively with support services, patient and family in determining and implementing a patient specific plan of care. Provides documentation in an accessible, comprehensible, and timely manner. Notifies physician of changes in the plan of care. Implementation of the Plan of Care: Implements appropriate preventive and rehabilitative nursing procedures to obtain optimal patient outcomes. Demonstrates nursing interventions for area in accord with professional nursing practices. Documents communication with physician, support services, patient, and family regarding changes in the plan of care. Provides patient with education to attain independence and optimal outcomes. Evaluation of Outcomes: Anticipates, through collaboration with patient, family and other health team members, discharge needs. Communicates with physician, support services, patient and family the patient’s progress towards goals and discharge plan, including any recommendations. Documents patient responses to interventions. Completes discharge summary and instruction within the required time frame. Participates in constructive criticism for outcome improvement. Special Requirements: The nurse must be able to drive an automobile and have a dependable vehicle and valid auto insurance. The nurse must be able to rotate call coverage on evenings, nights, weekends and holidays. The nurse must live within 30 minutes driving time of the home health agency. All other duties assigned SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Nursing Knowledge - Demonstrate proficiency and independence in the assessment of all patients with complex diagnosis and nursing problems. Nursing Care - Able to care for all patients regardless of age, gender, disease or medical condition. Will ask the Nurse Manager for in-service or education if presented with a disease, medical condition, or procedure that they are unfamiliar with or have not performed in the past. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Attributes: Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Graduate of an approved school of nursing with at least a 2 year degree in nursing and is currently licensed in the state of Missouri. Have a minimum of 1 year clinical experience in medical-surgical nursing, critical care or community health nursing. BLS required but may be obtained on the job.
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 23, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments. Demonstrates general safety measures with emphasis on patient safety. Provides age and culturally appropriate care. Provides direct patient care in the surgical setting under the guidance of the Registered Nurse. Applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Assessment: The Surgical Technologist demonstrates the ability to process clinical data and communicates it to the nursing staff. Participates in “Surgical Site Verification.” Takes responsibility for initiating “Time Out” when warranted. Verifies operative procedure, surgeon and patient allergies. Planning: The Surgical Technologist plans for the care of the patient intra-operatively. Minimizes the length of invasive procedures by planning care: anticipates needs for equipment and supplies, and selects in an organized and timely manner. Uses supplies and equipment within safe parameters by ensuring all equipment is functioning before use and removing malfunctioning equipment from use. Implements protective measures to prevent injury due to electrical, laser, radiation, chemical, thermal or mechanical sources. Uses supplies and equipment in a judicious and cost-effective manner and documents utilization. Participates in the evaluation of new supplies, equipment and instruments. Assists in keeping inventory of supplies and equipment in stock to assure availability. Implementation: The Surgical Technologist assists in the delivery of perioperative care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Works with the OR team to coordinate and complete the OR schedule. Implements aseptic technique by creating and maintaining a sterile field. Anticipates, plans for, and responds to the needs of the surgeon and team members. Monitors and controls the environment. Applies safety devices. Assists in the preparation of the surgical site using aseptic technique. Assesses the timing and need for a sponge, needle and instrument count and performs required counts accurately. Manages culture/specimen collection, handling and disposition according to PCMH policy and procedure. Assists with the transfer of patients to and from the OR. Special Requirements: Takes emergency call on a rotating basis. Demonstrates flexibility of job performance in all areas, including: Central Sterilizing and clerical duties. All other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Current Surgical Technician Certification preferred; BLS required and may be obtained on-the-job; Surgical technician experience preferred
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 23, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY A qualified anesthesia professional involved in the administration of anesthesia and related services as delineated by the clinical and nonclinical responsibilities. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Responsible for the administration of anesthesia and anesthesia-related care in Pre-anesthetic preparation and evaluation; Anesthesia induction, maintain and emergence; post-anesthesia care; Perianesthetic and clinical support functions; Performing and documenting a pre-anesthetic assessment and evaluation of the patient, including requesting consultations and diagnostic studies; selecting, obtaining, ordering, and administering preanesthetic medications and fluids; and obtaining informed consent for anesthesia; Developing and implementing an anesthetic plan; Initiating the anesthetic technique which may include: general, regional, local, and sedation; Selecting applying, and inserting appropriate non-invasive and invasive monitoring modalities for continuous evaluation of the patient’s physical status; Selecting, obtaining, administering the anesthetics, adjuvant and accessory drugs, and fluids necessary to manage the anesthetic; Managing a patient’s airway and pulmonary status using current practice modalities; Facilitating emergence and recovering from anesthesia by selecting, obtaining, ordering and administering medications, fluids, and ventilatory support; Discharging the patient from a post-anesthesia care area and providing post-anesthesia follow-up evaluation and care; Implementing acute and chronic pain management modalities; Responding to emergency situations by providing airway management, administration of emergency fluids and drugs, and using basic or advanced cardiac life support techniques. Obtain informed consent for the planned anesthetic intervention from the patient or legal guardian. Formulate a patient-specific plan for anesthesia care. Implement and adjust the anesthesia care plan based on the patient’s physiological response. Monitor the patient’s physiologic condition as appropriate for the type of anesthesia and specific patient All other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Science - Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. BSN required. Current licensure to practice in the state of Missouri. Graduate from a nurse anesthesia educational program accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs. Certified by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthetists. Experience and evidence of clinical competencies for acceptance into role as provider of anesthesia for rural hospital. Licensure Current CRNA licensure from State of Missouri.
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 18, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY Assess patient health problems and needs, develop and implement nursing care plans, and maintain medical records. Administer nursing care to ill, injured, convalescent, or disabled patients. May advise patients on health maintenance and disease prevention or provide case management. Licensing or registration required. Demonstrates proficiency and independence in the care of patients with complex diagnosis and nursing problems. May be required to care for all patients regardless of age or gender. Able to make independent decisions within the scope of the Missouri Nurse Practice Act. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Accurately and thoroughly completes assessments. Includes input from patient/family in initial assessment and in determining priority problems. Always makes certain that patient’s assessment (within assignment) is completed within the time frame. If at charge nurse level, ensures all assessments are completed within time frame. Determines correct nursing diagnosis and collaborative problems. Determines and initiates appropriate plan of care, i.e. Careplan/carepath/standard of care. Includes patient/family in developing and implementing the plan of care. Consults with other appropriate health care members. Provides direct patient care within the interpreted guidelines of the Nurse Practice Act of Missouri. Participates in clarifying medical information to patient, family and staff. Interprets, transcribes, and implements physician orders accurately. Adheres to medical center policies and procedures during medication administration (effect/reaction), order transcription, IV therapy and all other therapeutic modalitics. Provides intense emotional and psychological support for patients/family. Participates in health care teaching of patients/family utilizing appropriate teaching standard, evaluating its effectiveness. Can perform all technical skills and procedures for area with little direction. Reviews and revises, as appropriate, the plan of care per policy and procedure. Evaluates effectiveness of interventions. Documents patient’s progress toward goals/effectiveness of interventions. Actively participates in discharge planning through collaboration with patient/family and other healthcare providers. Establishes appropriate patient referral program to follow up with private physician. Documents/results of care and patient’s progress. Documentation reflects implementation and evaluation of nursing/physician orders and patients progress toward outcome. Documents continuous care has been established and progress has been noted. Seeks consultation as needed for other healthcare providers. Consistently documents patient education. All other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Attributes: Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing. Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Associate's Degree (or other 2-year degree); Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years. Current BLS required.  Basic Arrhythmia class and ACLS certification is preferred. RN’s acting as a House Supervisor must complete assigned 6 CEU’s related to stroke and STEMI every two years to continue to meet TCD requirement.
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 10, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY Perform any combination of cleaning duties to maintain hospital, clinics, and apartments in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms, bathrooms, halls, taking out trash, vacuuming and operating a floor waxing machine. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Demonstrates knowledge of housekeeping and linens services and carries out these functions according to hospital standards and infection control. Ability to accept responsibility and change and function under pressure. Demonstrates the knowledge of chemicals and how to use them properly. Ability to work well with supervisors and those in authority positions. Willingness to show respect to co-workers at all times. Maintains a good knowledge of infection control procedures and consistently strives to meet the goals of the department regarding infection control procedures. All other duties assigned SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Extent Flexibility - The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate); None
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 10, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Assist in operations, under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, or other surgical personnel. May help set up operating room, prepare and transport patients for surgery, adjust lights and equipment, pass instruments and other supplies to surgeons and surgeon's assistants, hold retractors, cut sutures, and help count sponges, needles, supplies, and instruments. Demonstrates general safety measures with emphasis on patient safety. Provides age and culturally appropriate care. Provides direct patient care in the surgical setting under the guidance of the Registered Nurse. Applies the nursing process of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Assessment: The Surgical Technologist demonstrates the ability to process clinical data and communicates it to the nursing staff. Participates in “Surgical Site Verification.” Takes responsibility for initiating “Time Out” when warranted. Verifies operative procedure, surgeon and patient allergies. Planning: The Surgical Technologist plans for the care of the patient intra-operatively. Minimizes the length of invasive procedures by planning care: anticipates needs for equipment and supplies, and selects in an organized and timely manner. Uses supplies and equipment within safe parameters by ensuring all equipment is functioning before use and removing malfunctioning equipment from use. Implements protective measures to prevent injury due to electrical, laser, radiation, chemical, thermal or mechanical sources. Uses supplies and equipment in a judicious and cost-effective manner and documents utilization. Participates in the evaluation of new supplies, equipment and instruments. Assists in keeping inventory of supplies and equipment in stock to assure availability. Implementation: The Surgical Technologist assists in the delivery of perioperative care under the supervision of the Registered Nurse. Works with the OR team to coordinate and complete the OR schedule. Implements aseptic technique by creating and maintaining a sterile field. Anticipates, plans for, and responds to the needs of the surgeon and team members. Monitors and controls the environment. Applies safety devices. Assists in the preparation of the surgical site using aseptic technique. Assesses the timing and need for a sponge, needle and instrument count and performs required counts accurately. Manages culture/specimen collection, handling and disposition according to PCMH policy and procedure. Assists with the transfer of patients to and from the OR. Special Requirements: Takes emergency call on a rotating basis. Demonstrates flexibility of job performance in all areas, including: Central Sterilizing and clerical duties. All other duties as assigned. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions. Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Arm-Hand Steadiness - The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Current Surgical Technician Certification preferred; BLS required and may be obtained on-the-job; Surgical technician experience preferred
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 10, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY Perform any combination of cleaning duties to maintain hospital, clinics, and apartments in a clean and orderly manner. Duties may include making beds, replenishing linens, cleaning rooms, bathrooms, halls, taking out trash, vacuuming and operating a floor waxing machine. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Demonstrates knowledge of housekeeping and linens services and carries out these functions according to hospital standards and infection control. Ability to accept responsibility and change and function under pressure. Demonstrates the knowledge of chemicals and how to use them properly. Ability to work well with supervisors and those in authority positions. Willingness to show respect to co-workers at all times. Maintains a good knowledge of infection control procedures and consistently strives to meet the goals of the department regarding infection control procedures. All other duties assigned SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Extent Flexibility - The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Near Vision - The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate); None
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Jul 12, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY Perform duties which combine preparing and serving food for inpatients, staff, and general population. ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES This section reviews the employee’s performance of the responsibilities outlined in his/her specific job description. For each, select the rating that best describes the overall completion of that responsibility. This Section’s weight equals 25%. Prepares and serves attractive meals under high standards of sanitation Responsible for maintaining high standards of quality food production while following food service sanitation guidelines. Prepares accurate amounts of food. Follows recipes to create standardized products. Does necessary pre-prep work. Maintains foods at proper temperatures. Keeps a neat and orderly work area. Labels, dates and rotates foods and utilizes leftovers. Performs assigned cleaning projects. Able to operate and maintain all necessary equipment. Answers phone properly, records messages and acts upon them. Maintains temperature logs. Wash dishes, glassware, flatware, pots, and/or pans using dishwashers or by hand, Place clean dishes, utensils, and cooking equipment in storage areas. Remove trash. Clean garbage cans with water or steam. Sweep and scrub floors. Maintain kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils in clean and orderly condition. All other duties as assigned SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively. Instructing - Teaching others how to do something. Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems. Social Perceptiveness - Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do. Service Orientation - Actively looking for ways to help people. Attributes: Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem. Trunk Strength - The ability to use your abdominal and lower back muscles to support part of the body repeatedly or continuously over time without 'giving out' or fatiguing. Speech Recognition - The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person. EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION Less than a High School Diploma; None