Perry County Memorial Hospital

20 job(s) at Perry County Memorial Hospital

Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Mar 06, 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 18, 2017
Full-Time
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.
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 18, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Perform secretarial duties using specific knowledge of medical terminology and hospital, clinic, or laboratory procedures. Duties may include scheduling appointments, billing patients, and compiling and recording medical charts, reports, and correspondence. 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%. Create a positive first impression. Greet patients in a friendly pleasant and helpful manner. Keep reception area neat and orderly (update magazines, organize patient education materials, clean fish tank). Make sure patients are comfortable and keep them informed of wait times. Assist with patient flow throughout the office. Print encounter forms to the lab in a timely manner to inform nurse of patient’s arrival. Efficiently handle all patients who may need appointments, refills, or messages taken, screening for potential problems. Be familiar with clinic wide procedures in order to better serve the patients. Accurately enter and update patient demographics information at every patient encounter. Have patients complete the necessary paperwork. Be knowledgeable of all necessary computer fields and of insurance companies with whom the facility deals Ensure for accuracy of entry of all insurance fields. Verify Medicaid eligibility, schedule and confirm patient diagnostic appointments, surgeries and medical consultations. Make sure all documentation is scanned onto the patient’s account on a daily basis. Notarize all legal forms specific to the job. Keep track of no shows and daily schedules. Complete patient surveys on every patient encounter. Act as a liaison between medical community and other services needed by the patient. Establishes and maintains effective public relations with patient and family with regard to non-medical services provided by the clinic. Collect copays and other payments. Balance cash drawer and operator report daily. Recognize potential collection problems and refer patients to the Collection Manager. Assist pharmaceutical representatives, view sample closet, pull bins as need for samples. Dependability, Promptness, Flexibility. Reports to work on time. Begins work at scheduled time. Maintains less than 4% absentee rate. Maintains less than 25% edit sheet rate. Makes the most of work time and accomplishes tasks promptly and efficiently. Positive motivational attitude. Works well with others. Maintains a positive working relationship within clinic and hospital. Performs well in stressful situations. Adaptive to change Teamwork, Cooperation with others. Ability to work in conjunction with multiple departments and employees on a ll different levels. Open communication between members of you direct department. Accepts authority and constructive criticism. 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. nformation 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 High School Diploma (or GED or High School Equivalence Certificate); Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year medical secretary experience.
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 18, 2017
Full-Time
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.
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 18, 2017
Full-Time
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.
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 18, 2017
Full-Time
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.
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 18, 2017
Full-Time
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 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
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
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Aug 02, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Coordinates team-based care in collaboration with a population health and/or geriatric inter-professional team to provide health services to individuals, through effective partnerships with patients, their caregivers/families, community resources, and their physician. Facilitates a “shared goal model” within and across settings to achieve coordinated high-quality care that is patient- and family-centered. 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 a coordinated, strategic approach to detect early and manage effectively the chronically ill patient population; including, the management of geriatric syndromes. Develop a care plan based on mutual goals with the patient, family, and provider’s emergency plan, medical summary, and ongoing action plan, as appropriate. Monitor patient adherence to plan of care and progress toward goals in a timely fashion, and facilitate changes as needed. Facilitate patient access to appropriate medical and specialty providers as well as other care coordination team support specialists (e.g., Diabetes Educator). Cultivate and support primary care and subspecialty co-management with timely communication, inquiry, follow-up, and integration of information into the care plan regarding transitions-in-care and referrals. Implement an effective internal tracking system for identified patients. Utilize tools and documents that support a guided care process, collaborate with patient/family toward an effective plan of care. Create ongoing processes for patients/families to determine and request the level of care coordination support they desire over time. Ensure effective tracking of test results, medication management, and adherence to follow-up appointments. Develop systems to prevent errors (e.g., effective medication reconciliation and shared medical records). Coach patients/families toward successful self-management of their chronic disease, and in collaboration with the population health or geriatric inter professional team (as applicable), provide screenings, geriatric assessments and interventions to older adults with dementia and frailty. Assess patient and family’s unmet health and social needs. Provide effective communications to improve health literacy. In conjunction with geriatric inter professional or population health team, as applicable;, serve as the contact-point, advocate, and informational resource for patient, family, payers, and community resources. Facilitate and attend meetings between patient, families, care team, payers, and community resources, as needed. Promote healthy behaviors in all populations and ensure navigation assistance with community resources. Attend and actively participate in all Care Coordination related training and meeting activities (Health Coach certification, quarterly Regional Workshops, monthly cohort calls with other NRACO Care Coordinators and Coach). Demonstrates core values consistent with a patient/family-centered approach to care. Demonstrates professional and effective written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates a positive, respectful attitude and professional customer service. Acknowledges patients’ rights on confidentiality issues, maintains patient confidentiality at all times, and adheres to HIPAA guidelines and regulations. Cultivates effective partnerships, effectively collaborates with all practice providers (Physician, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant and other licensed allied health team-members). Demonstrates effective delegation skills to streamline operational workflows and optimize inter-office resources. 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 Previous experience in caring for chronic disease, complex co-morbidities, and geriatric syndromes in older adult patients required. 3-5 years’ experience in clinical or community healthy settings preferred.Previous Care Coordination, Case Management or Home Health experience preferred
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Jul 27, 2017
Full-Time
Position Summary: Perform administrative and certain clinical duties under the direction of a physician. Administrative duties may include answering phones, scheduling appointments, maintaining medical records, billing, and coding information for insurance purposes. Clinical duties may include taking and recording vital signs and medical histories, preparing patients for examination, drawing blood, and administering medications as directed by physician, including injections and refilling medications per physician standards of practice.   Essential Functions:   • Prepare treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean. • Interview patients to obtain medical information and measure their vital signs, weight, and height. • Record patients' medical history, vital statistics and information such as test results in medical records. • Refilling of medications per physicians standards. • Help physicians examine and treat patients, handing them instruments, and materials or performing such tasks as giving injections or removing sutures. Perform phlebotomy functions as needed. • Explain treatment procedures, medications, diets and physicians' instructions to patients. • Show patients to examination rooms and prepare them for the physician.   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. • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. • 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 Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. • 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. • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing 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.   Experience And Education: Completion of an Accredited Medical Assistant Program; Registered Medical Assistant preferred  
RN
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Jul 25, 2017
Full-Time
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.
CNA
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Jul 17, 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.
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Jul 14, 2017
Full-Time
POSITION SUMMARY Performs a variety of patient care activities to assist provider and nursing personnel. Sets example of administering nursing care to patients and staff. Provide education of preventive medicine and how to help control disease processes to patients and families. Acts as a liaison between patient, provider, medical community and other services as needed by the patient. Responsible for supplies in work area and maintaining a safe working environment. 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, assisting with office surgeries or injections and performing catheterizations. Administer prescribed medications and injections, charting accurately, including the refilling of patients medications per physician standards. Ability to triage patients concerns over the phone according to physicians standards of practice. Perform prior authorizations for prescribed medications as needed for patients insurance. Observe patients, charting and reporting changes in patients' conditions, or history ie. change in medications. 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. 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/RN program. Current LPN/RN Missouri License.
CNA
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Jun 29, 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.
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Jun 28, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY Perform complex medical laboratory tests for diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May train or supervise staff. 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%. LAB PROCEDURES: Functions as a generalist and performs a variety of technical procedures in all areas of the laboratory. Performs laboratory procedures according to PCMH, Joint Commission, CLIA and CAP guidelines. Determines normal and abnormal components of all body fluids by conducting the appropriate chemical analyses and/or uses microscopic techniques Accurately and independently performs routine and STAT procedures according to laboratory specifications as described in procedure manuals; performs repeat tests when results are questionable. Multitasks efficiently and meets acceptable turnaround times at least 95% of the time. Communicates information about incomplete procedures to assure continuity of care Recognizes and performs tasks which need to be done; does not wait to be told Volunteers to take on additional assignments PHLEBOTOMY SKILLS: Accurately identifies the patient according to PCMH policies Collects patient specimens using age appropriate criteria, when needed Correctly labels and initials specimens Is proficient in performing venipunctures, capillary punctures, finger sticks and heel sticks Utilizes the proper equipment for specimen collection; uses aseptic technique; follows correct vacutainer tube draw order Adheres to safety, hand hygiene and isolation protocols Properly instructs patients for specific body fluid collections QUALITY CONTROL/QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: Uses two identifiers throughout pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical phases Verifies, calls, and documents critical values appropriately Maintains accuracy in reporting results Adheres to the lab’s QC policies, documents all quality control activities Assesses specimen integrity prior to testing. Does not report patient data unless quality control data are within accepted parameters Recognizes out of control values, takes corrective action and notifies others of changes Ensures operation of all analyzers by calibrating, completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer’s instructions, troubleshooting malfunctions and calling for repairs PROBLEM SOLVING/CRITICAL THINKING: Capable of interpreting and correlating patient test results in relation to previous test results, symptoms and diagnosis Assumes responsibility and is capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance; Comprehends written instructions; Follows verbal instructions; Refers problems to the appropriate person when they need to be dealt with at a higher level Reviews the communication log in a timely manner to stay current with changes in the lab CLERICAL DUTIES / SPECIMEN PROCESSING: Verifies all patient orders; recognizes and resolves questionable orders and patient identification Performs patient registration and order entry accurately and efficiently Assesses intake information for medical necessity and takes appropriate action if medical necessity coverage is identified as an issue; conforms to regulations regarding coding compliance. Accurately processes reference lab specimens Processes reference lab test results via the LIS result interface Enters patient charges as appropriate; reviews reference lab billing for accuracy Assesses inventory and orders supplies as necessary 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. 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. Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions. Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Attributes: 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. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). 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 Over 1 year, up to and including 2 years
CNA
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
May 11, 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.
Perry County Memorial Hospital 434 N. West Street Perryville Missouri 63775 United States
Mar 09, 2017
As needed
POSITION SUMMARY Performs phlebotomies and clerical duties such as: order entry, typing and charting of patients reports, filing, logging test requests on appropriate work sheet, distributing results to properly designated areas, handling phone calls and correspondence. He/she also performs CLIA waived tests under supervision, and prepares reference lab specimens for transportation. 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%. SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE and ABILITIES: Superior customer service skills, excellent communication skills, good computer skills and use of basic office equipment. Excellent documentation skills, highly detailed oriented, ability to multitask and manage time efficiently. Accurately and independently processes routine and STAT specimens according to laboratory, Joint Commission, CLIA and CAP specifications. Ability to remain focused and productive in stressful situations, ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with frustrated patients, family, staff and providers. Communicates information about incomplete procedures to assure continuity of care Recognizes and performs tasks which need to be done; does not wait to be told. Volunteers to take on additional assignments. PHLEBOTOMY SKILLS: Accurately identifies the patient according to PCMH policies. Collects patient specimens using age appropriate criteria, when needed. Correctly labels and initials specimens. Is proficient in performing venipunctures, capillary punctures, finger sticks and heel sticks. Utilizes the proper equipment for specimen collection; uses aseptic technique; follows correct vacutainer tube draw order. Adheres to safety, hand hygiene and isolation protocols. Properly instructs patients for specific body fluid collections. QUALITY CONTROL/QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: Uses two identifiers to identify patients and specimens throughout preanalytical and post-analytical phases of testing. Knowledge of good laboratory practices; assesses specimen integrity and stability; notifies a medical technologist of questionable specimens. Accurately documents critical value statistics.   PROBLEM SOLVING/CRITICAL THINKING: Assumes responsibility and is capable of identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance. Comprehends written instructions. Follows verbal instructions. Refers problems to the appropriate person when they need to be dealt with at a higher level. Reviews the communication log in a timely manner to stay current with changes in the lab. CLERICAL DUTIES / SPECIMEN PROCESSING: Verifies all patient orders; recognizes and resolves questionable test orders and patient identification. Performs patient registration and order entry accurately and efficiently. Assesses intake information for medical necessity and takes appropriate action if medical necessity coverage is identified as an issue; conforms to regulations regarding coding compliance. Accurately processes reference lab specimens. Processes reference lab test results via the LIS result interface. Enters patient charges as appropriate; reviews reference lab billing for accuracy. Assesses inventory and orders supplies as necessary. Distributes supplies to other departments. SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES Skills: Not Applicable 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. 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. Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience. Attributes: Not Applicable 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. Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand. Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events). 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 Prior phlebotomy experience required.