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Sweeny Community Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Sweeny Community Hospital will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Sweeny Community Hospital does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or any other classification in accordance with federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

Official Application

Please review our current job postings below. If you are interested in applying for a position, please fill out our job application located at the bottom of the page and email to jobs@sweenyhospital.org.

Openings

Sweeny Community Hospital will maintain your application for as long as legally required. Upon submitting your application we will take every effort to review it for proper consideration. If your qualifications meet the current needs of Sweeny Community Hospital, Human Resources Department will contact you by phone or email.  Thank you for your interest in Sweeny Community Hospital.

For information please feel free to call Dana Quintanilla at 979-548-1802.

Benefits

  • Medical and dental insurance (dependent coverage available for a fee)
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Annual Salary free life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Pension plan
  • Jury duty pay
  • Funeral leave
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Free continuing education
  • Free use of Fitness Center
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Free parking
  • Hospital Travel Compensation

Position Type: Full Time

Reports to: Administrator and Nurse Administrator 

Department: The Fountains ALF

 

Summary/Objective:

The Resident Care Attendant must possess a sincere passion for working with seniors, as well as have demonstrated knowledge of caregiving in a senior living community or be willing to learn. The RCA provides hands-on assistance with the daily care needs of the residents including personal needs, grooming and hygiene, housekeeping, laundering, social interactions, and meals.  Additionally, the RCA is responsible for routinely monitoring the resident’s comfort and responding to periodic needs.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must be able/willing to perform the following duties, including, but not limited to:

1 The completion of the daily shift report and communicating directly to the next shift any urgent needs

2 Daily documentation in resident records to include completion of task sheets.

3 The ability to manage assigned tasks within the scheduled shift

4 Proficiency in meeting the physical and social needs of the resident

5 Assist or supervise residents with scheduled and PRN (as needed) medications including documentation of same and assuring resident has ongoing supply of routine medications by keeping inventory and ordering as necessary.

6 Keeping all work areas tidy and clean, including performing Infection Control (IC) Sweeps when announced.

7 Drive facility vehicles as needed for resident appointments and/or errands

8 Assist residents with ADL’s (activities of daily living) such as showering, toileting, dressing and grooming as needed

9 Assist with some light housekeeping tasks as assigned and as needed.

10 Complete all assigned orientation materials in the allotted time given

11 Keeping up with infection control procedures and state regulations

12 Attends all mandatory staff meetings

Requirements

Required Education, Experience and License

Valid Texas Driver License with an acceptable record

Must be current with BLS (Basic Life Support) CPR and AED training or able to obtain and maintain the training within the first 90 days of employment

Preferred Education, Experience and License

At least one year of experience working with the elderly in a residential setting

High School diploma or GED preferred

 

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Position Type: Full-time / DAYS/ 12 HR Shifts

Reports to: Patient Access Representative Supervisor 

Department: Patient Financial Services 

   

Summary/Objective: Patient Access Representative (PAR) is the first line of exceptional customer service patients and providers experience at Sweeny Community Hospital (SCH). The PAR will be tasked with registration, scheduling, insurance verification, authorizations, patient responsibility estimates, order reconciliation, scanning, and directing patients as needed. 

 

Communication:

  1. Answers calls in a prompt, professional and courteous manner; addressing the caller’s needs, unless beyond their scope of knowledge; transfers calls or takes messages when appropriate. 
  2. Checks messages and hospital email timely, at least morning/noon/end-of-day and takes immediate action. 
  3. Greets those presenting to Registration, ascertains needs and take appropriate action.

 

Registration, Scheduling, and Pre-Authorization: 

  1. Accurately and efficiently pre-registers, quick registers or registers patients for services
  2. Follows established procedures to obtain and confirm patient demographic, ID, and insurance information for every visit.
  3. Follows established procedure to obtain and confirm insurance eligibility & benefits at every visit.
  4. Obtains patient or designee signature on all required consents/forms.
  5. Follows established procedure for scanning & data housing of insurance, identification cards and consents.
  6. Follows established procedures to obtain required authorizations prior to procedures or inpatient/observation stays. Communicates scheduled events & appropriate pre-test information to patient/family member, as necessary. Provides reminder call ahead of scheduled outpatient testing.
  7. Completes Medical Necessity reviews as required and notifies ordering physician if codes fail Medical Necessity. Issues and explains Advanced Beneficiary Notifications to patient/family member as required, ensuring CMS compliance
  8. Maintains accurate physician/provider orders in compliance with established guidelines by HIM. Takes appropriate action if orders are expired or incomplete.
  9. Follows established protocol for post-registration action related to patient’s care. 
  10. Completes Admission Packets and Medicare IM for Medicare Inpatients and MOON forms those OBS Patients
  11. Maintains current knowledge base for insurance changes, updates, and processes as they apply to patient access. 

 

Financial:

  1. Notifies patient of estimated patient responsibility for services at time of scheduling. Collects deductibles, co-pays, co-insurances, or self-patient responsibility at that time. Discusses and executes financial options with patients prior to scheduling outpatient elective procedures.
  2. Collects patient responsibility after initial evaluation in ER or at time of services
  3. Refers patients to the Care Program Coordinator when appropriate
  4. Receives, processes, and post patient payments and non-patient purchases and provides receipts 
  5. Follows established procedure to balance cash drawer at beginning and end of shift. 

 

Required Education, Experience and License:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Basic knowledge of data collection, and healthcare insurance
  • Experience in customer service

Preferred Education, Experience and License:

  • At least 2 years of experience in healthcare patient registration and customer service is preferred.
  • Associates degree from accredited College/University or 3 years’ experience in place of degree

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Position Type: Full Time

Reports to: Laboratory Manager 

Department: Clinical Laboratory

Summary/Objective:

The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for collection of blood and other specimens from patients of all age groups, using various phlebotomy with needle, syringe, and vacutainer systems; capillary puncture with lancets and microtainers. With proper training and experience may perform certain “waived” lab procedures as directed. The Laboratory Assistant performs a wide range of clerical duties including billing, obtaining ABNs, communicating with physicians and their office personnel, typing, referring and receiving specimens, filling, faxing, copying, and using the telephone.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Performs quality control on waived tests as directed.
  2. Completes all competency documentation programs satisfactory including proficiency testing.
  3. Sets up blood and urine cultures with proper identification, proper culture media, and proper techniques.
  4. Enters data into the LISS/HER computer program correctly and consistently.
  5. Collects blood specimens from all age groups, using approved techniques and from authorized anatomical sites only.
  6. Takes specimens, after collection or receipt in the lab, to the proper work stations.
  7. Performs preliminary processing steps on specimens using the various centrifuges and otherwise stabilize specimens.
  8. Demonstrates knowledge of proper specimen requirements.
  9. Correctly identifies the patient prior to obtaining blood specimens.
  10. Honors patient’s rights to privacy and confidentiality.
  11. Follows hospital and departmental safety policies and procedures.
  12. Phones, faxes, mails, copies, and charts reports promptly and accurately.
  13. Performs all billing procedures with efficiency and proficiency.
  14. Files reports and keeps filling system current.
  15. Orders weekly supplies for the department and promotes cost containment by efficient use of supplies.
  16. Demonstrates the ability to perform specific competencies as listed on the competency procedures for this job description.
  17. Perform other duties as assigned or requested. 

Required Education, Experience and License

High school graduate or equivalent with some college is desirable.

Typing skills and good manual dexterity required.

Preferred Education, Experience and License

Certified phlebotomist preferred.

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Position Type:  PRN

Reports to:  Cardiopulmonary Director 

Department:  Cardiopulmonary

Summary/Objective: The Respiratory Therapist is responsible for providing Cardiopulmonary care services in accordance with specific physician orders, department policies and procedures, and hospital policy.  The Respiratory Therapist administers respiratory care and life support to patients with deficiencies and abnormalities of the cardiopulmonary system, performs diagnostic tests of the cardiovascular and pulmonary system to aid physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and lung disorders.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Maintains knowledge of the various methods of oxygen delivery, including the necessary equipment. Remains alert, assesses possible side effects to oxygen delivery.
  2. Administers respiratory therapy treatments, and nebulized medications. Understands the purpose of each and the possible side effects associated with each.
  3. Performs Chest Physio-Therapy involving percussion, postural drainage in order to loosen and mobilize secretions in the lungs and to clear the airway.
  4. Sets-up and monitors mechanical ventilators and performs the critical care duties associated with the procedure.
  5. Monitors patient to ensure adequate ventilation during Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation.
  6. Performs arterial punctures to obtain arterial blood samples and understands the possible complications and contraindications associated with the procedure. The therapist will also perform blood gas analysis.
  7. Performs Pulmonary Function Testing.
  8. Follows departmental equipment maintenance, cleaning, sterilization and packaging procedures as necessary.
  9. Documents all pertinent data in the patient’s medical record following the completion of any service, and reports the condition of the patient to nurse, physician or relief personnel.
  10. Performs EKGs, sends reports to physicians who request them, and files reports with medical records according to department procedures.
  11. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the differences in technique and treatment modalities as performed on patients of varying ages, including pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients.
  12. Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of oxygen concentrations and medication doses as they relate to patients of varying ages, including pediatric, adolescent and geriatric patients.
  13. Manages and operates equipment safely and correctly. Inspects and test respiratory therapy equipment to ensure that it is functioning safely and efficiently.
  14. Maintains Department in a clean, neat and orderly condition.
  15. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Explains the purpose and procedure of treatments, tests and equipment to the patient and family. Coordinates and directs patient care to ensure patient’s needs are met and that hospital policy is followed.

 

Requirements

 Required Education, Experience and License

  • RRT Preferred, will accept CRT.
  • Therapist must have the ability to acquire a working proficiency of various types of therapy and testing.
  • Therapist must maintain a current BLS certification and acquire ACLS certification and maintain it within 6 months of hire.

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POSITION TYPE:  Full Time

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Valid Texas Driver License with an acceptable record
  • Must have or be able to obtain Food Handler’s License
  • Must obtain and maintain BLS
  • Experience in the food service industry preferred

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Participates in planning meals and prepares meals according to the pre-planned and written menus three times a day.
  • Receives and stores groceries and produce in appropriate location.
  • Keeps work area neat, clean, and orderly including, but not limited to preparation areas, cooking surfaces, ovens, serving areas, storage areas, equipment, walls, and floors.
  • Is knowledgeable and complies with proper food temperatures for both stored items and while preparing or serving meals.
  • Buses tables and counters at the conclusion of each resident or guest meal.
  • Understands the importance of special dietary needs of residents or guests and accommodates them accordingly.
  • Enjoys working with the elderly.

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Classification:  Exempt

Position Type:  Full-Time 

Reports to:   Chief Nursing Officer  

Department:  Emergency Department (ED)

Summary/Objective:

The Director of Emergency Department’s (ED) primary purpose is to provide direct and indirect provisions of professional nursing care to the patients and accountability for all Team Members functions in the Emergency Department. The Director of Emergency Department will also provide leadership, 24/7 management accountability and assist in promoting evidence-based leadership practices at SCH.  In addition, they will lead initiatives to foster a patient/family centered environment and transform care delivery.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinate with the medical director, hospital administration and clinicians to assess the need for policies, procedures and protocols relating to the care of trauma patients.
  • Monitor trauma care financial reimbursement issues.
  • Analyze registry data on the trauma patient population; identify trends for strategic planning and performance improvement.
  • Supervise and ensure the accurate collecting, coding, scoring and developing of processes for validation of data entered into the registry.
  • Monitor national and statewide trends in trauma care and participate in state and regional trauma care activities.
  • Evaluates Team Member performance and makes recommendations for merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary action as applicable.
  • Provides fiscal management by developing and recommending department operating budget as instructed and insures compliance. Evaluates and justifies equipment and supply needs. 
  • Directs the day-to-day function of the Emergency Department in accordance with current rules, regulations, and guidelines that govern these areas.
  • Participates in the development, maintenance, and implementation of the hospital’s quality assurance program in the Emergency Department.
  • Participates in multiple organizational-wide and community-based committees as necessary and requested. 
  • Rounds to ensure that ED Team Members and Trauma Coordinator perform their work assignments in accordance with acceptable nursing standards. 
  • Reviews complaints and grievances made or filed by Emergency Department Team Members. 
  • Facilitates EMS and Nursing education, additionally builds relationships with EMS crews.
  • Exhibits flexibility to assist the Emergency Department in times of increased patient load, disaster and/or short staff.

Clinical Education:

  • Plan, coordinate and evaluate trauma-related educational programs for nursing staff.
  • Monitor physician and nurse compliance with the educational requirements of the trauma program.
  • Ensure staff involved in the care of trauma patients meet educational requirements of the trauma program.

Community Outreach:

  • Coordinate and oversee the development and implementation of an injury prevention program. 
  • Direct community trauma education and prevention programs by developing, implementing and evaluating programs for targeted populations in the community related to injury prevention and other topics identified through needs assessment of the community. 

Required Education, Experience, and License:

  • Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Current, unencumbered, active license to practice as an RN in Texas. 
  • Currently certified in TNCC, ACLS, BLS and ATCN
  • 3 years clinical experience in trauma/emergency care.

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SHIFT: PRN

EXPERIENCE: Medical/Hospital Housekeeping Experience preferred

SKILLS/DUTIES:           

  • Ability to work well with others
  • Must understand and communicate in English
  • Routine cleaning all areas
  • Prepare for incoming and outgoing patients through proper disinfectant techniques
  • Prepares solutions according to procedures
  • Ability to use tact and understanding when cleaning patient rooms
  • Loads and transports service cart to work area as needed
  • Maintain confidentiality of all patients, hospital or physician related information
  • Must be able to follow OSHA guidelines when using harsh toxic cleaning chemicals
  • Must follow written and verbal instructions
  • Other duties as assigned

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Summary/Objective:

The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for collection of blood and other specimens from patients of all age groups, using various phlebotomy with needle, syringe, and vacutainer systems; capillary puncture with lancets and microtainers. With proper training and experience may perform certain “waived” lab procedures as directed. The Laboratory Assistant performs a wide range of clerical duties including billing, obtaining ABNs, communicating with physicians and their office personnel, typing, referring and receiving specimens, filling, faxing, copying, and using the telephone.

 

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Performs quality control on waived tests as directed
  • Completes all competency documentation programs satisfactory including proficiency testing
  • Sets up blood and urine cultures with proper identification, proper culture media, and proper techniques
  • Enters data into the LISS/HER computer program correctly and consistently
  • Collects blood specimens from all age groups, using approved techniques and from authorized anatomical sites only
  • Takes specimens, after collection or receipt in the lab, to the proper work stations
  • Performs preliminary processing steps on specimens using the various centrifuges and otherwise stabilize specimens
  • Demonstrates knowledge of proper specimen requirements
  • Correctly identifies the patient prior to obtaining blood specimens
  • Honors patient’s rights to privacy and confidentiality
  • Follows hospital and departmental safety policies and procedures
  • Phones, faxes, mails, copies, and charts reports promptly and accurately
  • Performs all billing procedures with efficiency and proficiency
  • Files reports and keeps filling system current
  • Orders weekly supplies for the department and promotes cost containment by efficient use of supplies
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform specific competencies as listed on the competency procedures for this job description
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested

 

Required Education, Experience and License

  • High school graduate or equivalent with some college is desirable
  • Typing skills and good manual dexterity required
  • Preferred Education, Experience and License
  • Certified phlebotomist preferred

If Interested please notify Human Resources Department at extension 1502 or 1802 by Noon WED, September 22, 2021.  This internal posting will run concurrent with Indeed and remain on

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Classification: Non-Exempt 

Position Type: PRN

Reports to: Clinic Supervisor, Assigned Provider and Practice Manager 

Department: Sweeny Community Hospital Clinics/ West Columbia Health Clinic/Sweeny Specialty Clinic 

Summary/Objective: Performs routine administrative and clinical tasks required to keep the provider offices running smoothly

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Greet patients, answer phones and schedule appointments
  • Filling out forms and handling electronic, verbal and written correspondence required for preauthorization of diagnostics, medical procedures and medications
  • Gather information to update and file/scan into patient records 
  • Arrange for diagnostics, ancillary tests and hospital admissions
  • Taking down information to update medical histories including medication lists at each encounter
  • Obtain and record vital signs
  • Arrange, monitor for expiration dates and restock examining rooms with supplies, medications as required, instruments, and equipment
  • Explain and prepare patients for examinations as well as assist the providers during the exams 
  • Purchase and maintain surveillance of expiration dates of supplies, medications and equipment
  • Collect blood and prepare other laboratory specimen and/or perform basic Point of Care laboratory tests as well as ordering needed laboratory supplies
  • Inventory and order clinic supplies from Materials Management in Cerner
  • Call in, fax, or electronically process refill prescription requests according to procedure as ordered by provider
  • Dispose of contaminated supplies per protocol
  • Maintain waiting room, office workspace and exam rooms in a neat and orderly fashion
  • Accurately and appropriately document the care given to the patient in the EMR 
  • Respect and maintain the privacy and dignity of patients and assure confidentiality of protected health information
  • Participate in staff and educational meetings
  • Facilitate referrals to other providers and share and obtain needed information as guided by HIPAA Regulations.
  • Prepare and administer vaccines according to schedule and orders.

Required Education, Experience and License

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Medical Assistant Training
  • BLS Certification

Preferred Education, Experience and License

At least 2 year(s) of experience working in a provider office

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Medical Assistant Certification or willingness to obtain within 6 months

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STATUS:  Full-Time – Nights.  Non – Exempt         

EDUCATION:  Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or with equivalent education.  Laboratory generalist, including microbiology preferred.  ASCP, AAB, or equivalent

SKILLS/DUTIES:           

  • Properly collect, process and store specimens; evaluate specimen acceptability for testing
  • Technical ability to perform all laboratory tests according to CLIA standards, including Blood Bank, Microbiology
  • Problem solving ability for procedural and instrument troubleshooting, method evaluation; establish and/or maintenance of quality assurance and safety programs
  • Compare test results to pre-established criteria and make decisions regarding the validity of test results
  • Demonstrate management and supervisory skills
  • Commitment to providing the highest quality of health care demonstrated by upholding Sweeny Community Hospital and the Organization’s Goals.
  • Perpetuate quality health care in laboratory by supporting and upholding annual Departmental Metrics

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Summary/Objective: Patient Access Representative (PAR) is the first line of exceptional customer service patients and providers experience at Sweeny Community Hospital (SCH). The PAR will be tasked with registration, scheduling, insurance verification, authorizations, patient responsibility estimates, order reconciliation, scanning, and directing patients as needed. 

Communication:

  • Answers calls in a prompt, professional and courteous manner; addressing the caller’s needs, unless beyond their scope of knowledge; transfers calls or takes messages when appropriate
  • Checks messages and hospital email timely, at least morning/noon/end-of-day and takes immediate action
  • Greets those presenting to Registration, ascertains needs and take appropriate action

Registration, Scheduling, and Pre-Authorization:

  • Accurately and efficiently pre-registers, quick registers or registers patients for services
  • Follows established procedures to obtain and confirm patient demographic, ID, and insurance information for every visit
  • Follows established procedure to obtain and confirm insurance eligibility & benefits at every visit
  • Obtains patient or designee signature on all required consents/forms
  • Follows established procedure for scanning & data housing of insurance, identification cards and consents
  • Follows established procedures to obtain required authorizations prior to procedures or inpatient/observation stays. Communicates scheduled events & appropriate pre-test information to patient/family member, as necessary. Provides reminder call ahead of scheduled outpatient testing
  • Completes Medical Necessity reviews as required and notifies ordering physician if codes fail Medical Necessity. Issues and explains Advanced Beneficiary Notifications to patient/family member as required, ensuring CMS compliance
  • Maintains accurate physician/provider orders in compliance with established guidelines by HIM. Takes appropriate action if orders are expired or incomplete
  • Follows established protocol for post-registration action related to patient’s care
  • Completes Admission Packets and Medicare IM for Medicare Inpatients and MOON forms those OBS Patients
  • Maintains current knowledge base for insurance changes, updates, and processes as they apply to patient access

Financial:

  • Notifies patient of estimated patient responsibility for services at time of scheduling. Collects deductibles, co-pays, co-insurances, or self-patient responsibility at that time. Discusses and executes financial options with patients prior to scheduling outpatient elective procedures
  • Collects patient responsibility after initial evaluation in ER or at time of services
  • Refers patients to the Care Program Coordinator when appropriate
  • Receives, processes, and post patient payments and non-patient purchases and provides receipts 
  • Follows established procedure to balance cash drawer at beginning and end of shift.

Required Education, Experience and License:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Basic knowledge of data collection, and healthcare insurance
  • Experience in customer service

Preferred Education, Experience and License:

  • At least 2 years of experience in healthcare patient registration and customer service is preferred
  • Associates degree from accredited College/University or 3 years experience in place of degree

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Position Type: PRN

Reports to: Director of Physical Therapy

Department: Physical Therapy

Summary/Objective:

The Physical Therapist is a licensed therapist who directs, evaluates and provides Physical Therapy services to patients in the clinic or hospital as prescribed by the attending physician, The Physical Therapist is responsible for maintaining standards of professional and ethical practice in the provision of the full scope of Physical Therapy services, while providing the highest quality healthcare with emphasis on the hospitals vision, mission, and values.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides treatment as ordered by the physician. If a therapist recommends other treatment, calls to get physician approval, and obtains signature of the recommendation in the form of initial evaluation signature or sends MD an order to sign.
  2. Evaluates disability, injury, or disease process of each individual patient and their function.
  3. Interprets, establishes, plans and implements proper treatment programs in accordance with the physician’s referral. Re-evaluate the program every 10 visits or 30 days (whichever comes first) and makes recommendations to the patient and physician as appropriate (to include continuation of the program or discharge) for submittal.
  4. Contact the physician directly for care as needed.
  5. Works in collaboration with the physician and other members of the health professional team in determining the needs of the patients and in developing their total plan of care.
  6. Documents each visit in patients chart.
  7. Observes, records and reports in the chart and patient’s reaction to the therapy program or any changes in the patient’s condition, and reports to the physician as necessary.
  8. Documents nonattendance in patient’s chart.
  9. Input and check patient charges for billing purposes.
  10. Instructs, teaches and supervises patients, their families and other health team personnel regarding physical therapy procedures as related to the patient physical therapy programs.
  11. Evaluates (as necessary) the home environment and makes appropriate recommendations.
  12. Travel to different Physical Therapy clinics that are operated by Sweeny Community Hospital, to include hospital inpatients.
  13. Participates in staff development activities and attends and participates in hospital forums/meetings.
  14. Attend and participate in monthly department meetings.
  15. Participates in scheduled patient case conferences.
  16. Participates in quality improvement by identification of problematic areas and active participation in problem solving process improvement.
  17. Represents the department in a professional and loyal manner at all times.
  18. Respects the right, dignity, privacy and property of others.
  19. Maintains confidentiality of all patients, hospital or physician related information.
  20. Uses available time to department advantage and assist where needed; demonstrates ability to be a self-starter.  Willing to adjust personal schedule to accommodate department scheduling needs. 

Required Education, Experience and License

Minimum education: Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Therapy from an accredited Physical Therapy Program.

Must have a current license to practice Physical Therapy from the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners.

Current CPR card from American Heart Association

Preferred Education, Experience and License

A minimum or 2 years experience in an outpatient setting preferred.

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Summary/Objective:

The Registered Nurse (RN) will be clinically competent while delivering care to patients in the Med Surg Department utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. Will effectively interact with patients, physicians, significant others and other health team members while maintaining all standards of professional nursing. RN will collaborate with physicians and multidisciplinary team; providing physical and psychological support to patients. Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing nursing process.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrate appropriate assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient’s care, as evidenced by client/staff observation and respond appropriately.
  • Assess the patient: collect and document the patient’s current health status and medical history. 
  • Complete and/or review Admission Data Record as defined by policy. 
  • Make accurate assessment of patient’s status and respond appropriately.
  • Give a thorough, concise report at change of shift. Communicate pertinent information to the appropriate person in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation according to form guidelines.
  • Demonstrate correct and safe technique in the use of equipment according to specific product information.
  • Follow appropriate procedure for obtaining and returning or cleaning/disposing of equipment and supplies.
  • Participate in economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner. 
  • Adhere to administrative system/nursing service policies as evidenced by Policies and Procedures.
  • Ability to care for patients with PICC lines, Central Lines and PIV’s
  • Must be able to monitor Telemetry patients, and recognize lethal arrhythmias.
  • Must administer and be current, confident and knowledgeable of medications based on age and clinical condition of patient.
  • Remain conscientious in regard to personal hygiene and comply with specific division/unit regulations.
  • Attend 50 % of General Monthly Nurses Meetings as well as Departmental meetings.
  • Comply with specific system/division/unit policy and procedure concerning safety including all aspects of patient care in Med Surg that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Always support and maintain a culture of safety and quality.

Required Education, Experience and License

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Knowledge regarding the nursing process and its application, including the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care.
  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Current RN nursing license from the State of Texas or Compact state, in pursuit of Texas license.
  • Current BCLS and ACLS within 12 months of hire.

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Summary/Objective:

The Registered Nurse (RN) will be clinically competent while delivering care to patients in the Med Surg Department utilizing the nursing process of assessment, planning, intervention, implementation and evaluation. Will effectively interact with patients, physicians, significant others and other health team members while maintaining all standards of professional nursing. RN will collaborate with physicians and multidisciplinary team; providing physical and psychological support to patients. Promotes and restores patients’ health by completing nursing process.

Essential Functions:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Demonstrate appropriate assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient’s care, as evidenced by client/staff observation and respond appropriately.
  • Assess the patient: collect and document the patient’s current health status and medical history. 
  • Complete and/or review Admission Data Record as defined by policy. 
  • Make accurate assessment of patient’s status and respond appropriately.
  • Give a thorough, concise report at change of shift. Communicate pertinent information to the appropriate person in a timely manner.
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation according to form guidelines.
  • Demonstrate correct and safe technique in the use of equipment according to specific product information.
  • Follow appropriate procedure for obtaining and returning or cleaning/disposing of equipment and supplies.
  • Participate in economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner. 
  • Adhere to administrative system/nursing service policies as evidenced by Policies and Procedures.
  • Ability to care for patients with PICC lines, Central Lines and PIV’s
  • Must be able to monitor Telemetry patients, and recognize lethal arrhythmias.
  • Must administer and be current, confident and knowledgeable of medications based on age and clinical condition of patient.
  • Remain conscientious in regard to personal hygiene and comply with specific division/unit regulations.
  • Attend 50 % of General Monthly Nurses Meetings as well as Departmental meetings.
  • Comply with specific system/division/unit policy and procedure concerning safety including all aspects of patient care in Med Surg that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Always support and maintain a culture of safety and quality.

Required Education, Experience and License

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing.
  • Knowledge regarding the nursing process and its application, including the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care.
  • Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Current RN nursing license from the State of Texas or Compact state, in pursuit of Texas license.
  • Current BCLS and ACLS within 12 months of hire.

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STATUS: PRN – Non Exempt

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Must be registered by ARDMS
  • Proficiency with various cardiovascular test
  • Must have and maintain a current BLS certification

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform lower and upper arterial and venous exams as ordered.
  • Perform carotid arterial exams as ordered.
  • Perform Ankle Brachial index exams as ordered.
  • Performs Arterial Pressure exams as ordered.
  • Ability to determine appropriate course of action in more complex situations.
  • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities and to prioritize scheduling of work.
  • Ability to work assignments accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to handle difficult situations involving patients, physicians, or others in a professional manner.
  • Maintains the highest standards of professional performance for the benefit of the patient, physician and community in accordance with professional standards and Code of Ethics.

SUPERVISOR RESPONSIBILITY:

This position has no supervisory responsibilities

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STATUS:  PRN, Non-Exempt

EXPERIENCE:  Preferred- Certification by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonography.  Preferred- Breast Ultrasound Experience

EDUCATION:  Valid Texas State Radiology Registration.  Registry by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT).  Current AHA BLS Certification

SKILLS/DUTIES:     

  • Sonographer has the basic understanding of human cross-sectional anatomy, pathology and medical terminology.
  • Cleans and disinfects the ultrasound equipment and probes.
  • Ability to integrate diagnostic sonograms, patient history and medical records, and adapt sonographic examination as necessary.
  • Maintains certification and registration as appropriate.
  • Explains procedure to patient, assists and transfers patient to table, positions patient for accurate scanning and assists patient at end of procedure.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures.
  • Communicates effectively.
  • Respects the confidentiality of patient’s records.
  • Coordinates schedule to meet needs of patient’s.

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Classification:  Non-Exempt

Position Type:  PRN

Department: Med Surg

Summary/Objective:

The Unit Secretary/Telemetry Technician (USTT), under the direction of the Registered Nurse, monitors the cardiac rhythm of patients, performs clerical duties on the unit, acts as a receptionist, and performs other tasks as assigned.  

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Perform cardiac monitoring duties under the supervision of the registered nurse 
  • Communicate relevant information appropriately
  • Demonstrate accurate and timely documentation of patient cardiac rhythms
  • Perform clerical duties on unit
  • Coordinate the flow of selected information within the Med-Surg Unit and between the Med-Surg Unit and other departments of the hospital to ensure efficient communication of patient needs and timely compliance with medical and nursing orders
  • Responsible for the processing of all physicians’ orders using computer order entry and MARs
  • Act as a central resource regarding the procedures used to obtain services for patients
  • Assist with ensuring patient and unit safety 
  • Demonstrate the professionalism necessary to function in the healthcare environment 
  • Demonstrate correct and safe technique in the use of equipment according to specific product information
  • Follow appropriate procedure for obtaining and returning or cleaning/disposing of equipment and supplies
  • Participate in economical utilization of supplies and ensure that equipment is maintained in a clean and safe manner
  • Remain conscientious in regard to personal hygiene and comply with specific division/unit regulations
  • Maintain positive working relationships within the department as well as other departments 
  • Work in a stressful environment successfully by maintaining composure and professionalism

Requirements

Required Education, Experience and License:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Completion of a state-approved Monitor Technician course 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • One year experience as Unit Secretary preferred.
If interested please notify Human Resources Department at EXT. 1802 or 1502 by
Noon on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.  This internal posting will run concurrent with Indeed and
remain on Indeed until position is filled.

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