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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
  • $10,000 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

STATUS: Part-Time/Days/Flexible

EXPERIENCE:     Graduate of an accredited school of surgical technology or TX LVN License.  Certified in surgical technology preferred (CST OR CORT).  Minimum 1 year experience.

SKILLS/DUTIES:      

  • Ability to function as a member of the surgical team
  • Ability to perform tasks of a scrub technician efficiently
  • Ability to respond quickly, physically and mentally when priorities and/or the patient’s condition changes
  • Provide direct/indirect services to the surgical patient under the supervisor of the professional nurse

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STATUS: Full Time (Non – Exempt)         

EDUCATION:    

EMT – AEMT or Paramedic Certification or License

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in an EMS setting

Current AHA BLS Certification (Instructor Preferred)

Current or obtainable within 6 months of employment:

  • ACLS Certification (Instructor Preferred)
  • PEPP or PALS
  • BTLS, PHTLS, or ITLS,  NIMS ICS 100, 200, 300 Preferred, 700, and 800

SKILLS/DUTIES:               

The following are in addition to the normal job description for certification level.

  • Assists with scheduling, assigning, directing and reviewing the work of EMT, AEMT, EMT – Paramedics, and Licensed Paramedics
  • Provide guidance, leadership and direction to crew as needed
  • Make critical decisions based upon objective findings and establish guidelines
  • Provide consistent, high quality patient care and transport care
  • Maximize unit productivity
  • Ensure that ambulance calls are completed in an efficient and safe manner
  • Verify that units and stations are clean, stocked and in order
  • Ensure that all necessary patient care and billing documentation is completed within specified time frame
  • Provide feedback to management for and assist with development and implementation of programs to improve working conditions, patient care and system performance
  • Remain aware of all policy changes and informational posting throughout the operation
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement in determining the appropriate emergency medical treatment of a patient or a group of patients according to existing protocols and standards
  • Knowledge of geography of the operating area and emergency medical procedures and techniques

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Status: Full-Time, Nights
Education:

  • Master’s degree in business administration, accounting or finance preferred.
  • 7 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified
  • CPA designation. HFMA certification preferred.
  • 8 – 10 years’ experience in financial management with increasing responsibilities for multi-faceted direction and planning

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Leadership and management abilities and effective oral and written communication skills and analytical skills. Management activities to include, but not limited to, selecting and orienting new employees; handling personnel problems fairly and effectively; assuring departments run effectively and efficiently; preparing annual budget.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documents
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Judgment to solve major problem and make major decisions responsibly.
  • Ability to do work that requires close concentration and mental application under conditions of pressure to complete work within specified time limits and work requires significant decision-making resulting in short-term and long-term implications for the hospital.
  • Coordinates annual Federal uncompensated care report
  • Coordinates all financial activities related to nursing home agreements
  • Accountability for hospital performance within the divisions of Financial Services.
  • Prepare all monthly financial statement for Board Financial Committee and Board of Directors.
  • Assist Administrator with preparation of annual budget and monitor factual performance versus budgetary goals.
  • Coordinate annual audit with hospital’s designated audit firm.
  • Negotiate and monitor managed care contracts with commercial insurance companies.
  • Maintain charge master and assure compliance with Medicare’s regulations and guidelines for billing.

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STATUS:                  Full-Time    

EDUCATION:          LVN current license by the State Board of Nursing.  Medical Assistant – Certification Preferred.  BLS certified from the American Heart Association.

EXPERIENCE:  2 years’ experience working in a Clinic environment

SKILLS/DUTIES:

  • Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for analysis by an RN, PA, of Physician
  • Administers medications and observes patients for adverse reactions to medications or treatments
  • Educates patients/families about disease treatment plan including self-care post discharge, preventive and holistic health needs, available resources, and follow up care
  • Documents delivery of health care and nursing process in accordance with policies and procedures in a timely, accurate, and consistent manner
  • Facilitates coordination of services with the non-medical clinic staff to obtain optimum clinic flow and increase patient satisfaction
  • Calls, faxes or otherwise assists pharmacy(s) with the appropriate filling of prescriptions as ordered by providers and maintains an updated medication list in the patients’ records
  • Maintains office point of care testing laboratory, observing storage and handing requirements, quality control and system checks as recommended by manufacturers, monitors expiration dates of test systems and reagents and properly disposes of outdated items, maintains temperature logs, handles and labels specimen appropriately and reports result reliably

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STATUS/SHIFT:            Full Time 6 am – 6 pm

EDUCATION:   High School Diploma or GED Equivalent Required

EXPERIENCE:    Prior work experience in the Institutional or Commercial food service area.  Food handler’s certificate.  Must meet all local and state requirements regarding food handling.

SKILLS/DUTIES:           

  • Prepare and cook food for residents and guest
  • Review menu to determine types and quantities of food to be prepared
  • Plan cooking schedule so that food will be ready at specified times
  • Assist residents with trays to the dining room and residents areas as needed
  • Clean cooking equipment and maintain high sanitary standard in the kitchen
  • Assist residents with activities of daily living as needed
  • Set dining room for meals and clean dining room
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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STATUS: Full-Time

EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:  High School diploma or GED required.  Valid Texas Drivers License.  At least one (1) year experience in environmental services

SKILLS/DUTIES:

  • Cleans residential apartments weekly or more often if needed to help maintain a clean, safe environment.
  • Assists Resident Care and other staff with facility housekeeping tasks.
  • familiarizes self with facility and hospital required orientation and training and completes in a timely manner.
  • Attends all mandatory staff meetings.
  • Completes other duties as assigned by administrator or other staff designated by administrator.

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STATUS:        Full Time – Day Shift Exempt

EXPERIENCE:   RN Licensed with the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners (BNE), ACLS, TNCC, PALS and CPR Required

SKILLS/DUTIES:

  • Two or more years of nursing
  • ER experience needed
  • Ability to work in a high stress ER environment
  • Adheres to the standards of nursing care and the policies and procedures of the hospital and nursing department
  • Provides care to the pediatric, adolescent, young adult, adult and geriatric patient, and documents care given
  • Assesses all patients and gives care as indicated
  • Notifies Physician and documents orders
  • Assists Physicians in patient treatment and procedures
  • Accurately administers medications, starts IV’s and monitors IV fluids for correct rate
  • Continuously reviews and stays current with meds used in all care units
  • Establishes priority of care, quickly identifies what life sustaining measures are indicated and identifies any injuries or problems
  • Order supplies to ensure proper amount are on hand at all times
  • Restocks supplies when units close
  • Assists with developing, reviewing and revising all policies and procedures
  • Makes sure all staff are orientated
  • Maintains a safe and attractive environment for patients with special consideration of cleanliness, ventilation and lighting
  • Respect the rights of patients, including confidentiality, security and privacy

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Status: PRN, 7p – 7a
Experience: RN licensed with the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners (BNE), ACLS, TNCC and CPR required
Skills/Duties:

  • Two or more years of nursing
  • ER experience needed
  • Ability to work in a high stress ER environment
  • Adheres to the standards of nursing care and the policies and procedures of the hospital and nursing department
  •  Provides care to the pediatric, adolescent, young adult, adult and geriatric patient, and documents care given
  • Assesses all patients and gives care as indicated
  • Notifies Physician and documents orders
  • Assists Physician in patient treatment and procedures
  • Accurately administers medications, starts IVs and monitors IV fluids for correct rate
  • Continuously reviews and stays current with meds used in all care units
  • Establishes priority of care, quickly identifies what life sustaining measures are indicated and identifies any injuries or problems
  • Orders supplies to ensure proper amounts are on hand at all times
  • Restocks supplies when unit closes
  • Assists with developing, reviewing and revising all policies and procedures
  • Makes sure all staff are oriented
  • Maintains a safe and attractive environment for patients with special consideration of cleanliness, ventilation and lighting
  • Respects the rights of patients, including confidentiality, security and privacy
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STATUS: Full Time

EDUCATION: Current Texas DSHS EMT Certification, Current American Heart Association BLS Required, Current Texas DPS Drivers License (Class C) EVOC or CEVO, Incident Management Systems ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800

SKILLS/DUTIES:                

  • Initiates patient treatment and care utilizing initial protocol treatment based on patient condition. Conducts basic and advanced life support skills
  • Responsible for safety decisions involving the patient and emergency vehicle
  • Drives emergency vehicle to and from calls to transport patients in a safe and prudent manner using the most efficient route to ensure the quickest response times
  • Assist in carrying patients by stretcher or other device to emergency vehicle and secure patient inside the vehicle choosing the safest means of transport
  • Observes and keeps records regarding symptoms of patients
  • Communicates information to other members of the healthcare profession, patients, family members, and other responders as necessary per HIPAA standards
  • Complies with all current policies and procedures
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement in determining the appropriate emergency medical treatment of a patient or a group of patients according to existing protocols and standards
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Status: PRN
Experience: Certified Phlebotomist preferred, High School graduate or equivalent with some college is desirable.
Skills/Duties:

  • 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.

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Education/Qualifications:

  • Current RN nursing license from the State of Texas or Compact state, in pursuit of Texas license or LVN
  • Current BCLS with PALS and ACLS within 12 months of hire
  • Certified as an Assisted Living Manager in the State of Texas within six months

Position Summary: Responsible for the overall operations within the assisted living community.  Ensure high-quality resident services and personal care while remaining within budgetary guidelines.  Ensure that the facility is in compliance with all state, federal and local regulations.
Essential Functions:

  • Supervises staff in all aspects of assisted living services including dietary operations, activity coordination, environmental services, residential care assistance, office assistant and administrator assistant
  • Maintains census by assessment and admissions of new residents
  • Works in collaboration with all disciplinary team members to coordinate every aspect of resident care
  • Ensures staff are familiar with and adhere to state regulatory standards
  • Maintains continued education
  • Maintains on-call status unless designated to another licensed manager or nurse in absence of administrator
  • Maintains accurate resident charts and state required documentation in preparation for state survey and health inspections at all times
  • Monitors and communicates property maintenance, capital improvement, and kitchen needs on an on-going basis
  • Manages petty cash funds and ensures all manager work within established budgets
  • Coordinates complete move-in process for all new residents
  • Addresses all issues and/or concerns of resident’s family member and ensure prompt resolutions for overall family satisfaction
  • Responsible for overall safety of residents and the facility
  • Responsibilities include interview, hiring, planning and assigning work orders, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems

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Status: PRN
Experience: Five years general hospital lab experience preferred; Cerner EHR, a plus
Education:Degree in Medical Laboratory Technology or with equivalent education, ASCP Certification MT/MLT required
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 a decision 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 the laboratory by supporting and upholding annual Departmental Metrics

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Status: Part-Time
Education: Master’s Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related field.  Professionally licensed by the State of Texas (LPC-I, LPC, LMFT, LMSW). At least one year experience working in Mental Health setting.

Skills/Duties:

  • Therapist will perform timely processing of inquiry/referral calls and walk-in scheduled comprehensive clinical assessments including the history of presenting illness, family dynamics and supporting psychosocial information to determine eligibility for admission or need for referrals.
  • Program therapist will work collaboratively as a treatment team member to assist the medical director and other staff through participation in a treatment team meeting to communicate all pertinent information in order to ensure consistent and appropriate care to patients.
  • The therapist provides professional therapeutic counseling by facilitating individual, family and group therapy sessions.
  • Therapist will maintain accurate, complete, and timely documentation on all contracts, sessions or meetings that are conducted with or on behalf of the patients.

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Status: Full-Time
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a clinical foundation from an accredited college
  • 2 years working in Healthcare Compliance preferred
  • CHC, CPHQ and/or other certification acquired within 1 year of employment


Skills/Duties:

  • Provides intervention and education related to risk management issues to promote safe work practices, quality care and services; in an environment that is beneficial to the safety, health and well-being of all patients, visitors and hospital staff.
  • Responsible for coordinating and integrating hospital-wide quality assurance and performance improvement (QAPI) activities.
  • Reports to the CEO and Governing Board by monitoring and reporting results of the compliance and ethics efforts of the hospital. Provides guidance to the management team on matters relating to compliance.
  • Analyzes data and provides data trends for reporting to staff, CEO and regulatory entities. Applies advanced computer knowledge as needed in this position.
  • Ensures Hospital quality assurance principles and evaluation methodologies are implemented.
  • Performs Medical record review for ensuring standards are met and for the purpose of identification of potential risk for real or potential risk. Reports findings to CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Conduct risk assessments by identifying, investigating, analyzing, and evaluating risks, followed by selecting and implementing the most appropriate methods for correcting, reducing, managing, transferring and/or eliminating them.
  • Reports grievances and performs Root Cause Analysis.
  • Manages multiple reporting entities, analyzes data reported including benchmarking and trending.
  • Manages, creates, and revises polices as changes occur in Medicare, State and Federal Regulations.
  • Performs other hospital functions and operations as needed.
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Status: PRN
Education: RN Licensed with Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners, ACLS and CPR required.
Skills/Duties:

  • Demonstrate appropriate assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the patient’s care, as evidenced by patient/Team Member observation and respond appropriately.
  • Exhibit the ability to 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 and nursing 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.
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Shift: Full-Time, Nights
Education: High School Diploma or GED Required.  Valid Texas Drivers License with an acceptable record.  Must obtain and maintain BLS, CPR and AED training.
Skills/Duties:

  • At least one year of experience working with the elderly in a residential setting
  • Passion for working with seniors
  • Able to provide hands on assistance with daily care needs including personal need, grooming, hygiene, housekeeping, laundering, social interactions and meals
  • Assist with routinely monitoring the resident’s comfort and responding to periodic needs
  • Assist with some light housekeeping task as assigned and as needed

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