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Careers

Careers

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

STATUS:  PRN, Non – Exempt

EDUCATION:  Medical Assistant Training.  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

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

SHIFT:  Part Time – Night Shift

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.

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

SHIFT: Full-Time; Nights

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Valid Texas Driver License with an acceptable record
  • Must obtain and maintain BLS and AED training

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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 tasks as assigned and as needed.
  • Daily documentation in resident records to include completion of task sheets.
  • Ability to manage assigned tasks within scheduled shift.
  • Drive facility vehicles as needed for resident appointments and/or errands.
  • Keeping all work areas tidy and clean, including performing infection control (IC) sweeps when announced.

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

SHIFT:  Full Time Nights

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED.  Completion of a state approved Monitor Technician course

SKILLS/DUTIES:

  • 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

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

SHIFT:  Full Time Nights

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  Two years’ experience in healthcare, registration or PBX operations and dealing with the public is preferred

SKILLS/DUTIES:         

  • PBX operations
  • Data entry
  • Registers patients ensuring demographics and billing information is correct
  • Notifies nurse of patient’s arrival
  • Facilitates patient registration and financial transaction according to established policies and/or procedures
  • Manages incoming, outgoing and interoffice calls, overhead and beeper paging (excellent communication skills and a pleasant voice)
  • Monitors and facilitates radio traffic for Emergency Medical Services
  • Monitors Emergency Department Entrance
  • Excellent public relations skills
  • Must be able to handle stressful situations and multiple tasks in a calm and efficient manner
  • Good memorization skills

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

SHIFT:  PRN

EDUCATION:  High School Diploma or GED.  Completion of a state approved Monitor Technician course

SKILLS/DUTIES:

  • 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

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

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

 

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

SHIFT:  PRN Nights and Weekends

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.

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

STATUS:  Full Time/Non – Exempt

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

Send Resumes TO: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

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

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

STATUS: Full Time (Non – Exempt) 

EDUCATION:  Current EMT – Paramedic Certification or License.  2 years’ experience in an EMS setting – Preferred.  Current AHA BLS and ACLS certification.  Current or obtainable within 6 months of employment.

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
  • Knowledge of geography of the operating area and emergency medical procedures and techniques

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

STATUS:                      Full Time, Exempt

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • RHIA certified required
  • Clinical Document Specialist certification preferred, but not required
  • Minimum of 5 years recent experience in an acute care setting in a clinical nursing field
  • Prior experience in clinical documentation improvement, utilization review/management, discharge planning, quality management, case management, or coding preferred
  • Prefer knowledge regarding HIM coding standards and Charge Master experience

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Manage all electronic clinical documentation in the hospital.
  • Develop forms and processes for Cerner based on evidence based best practices.
  • Manage updates in Cerner and test processes before going to the live server.
  • Build and generate reports from the EMR.
  • Review concurrent medical record for compliance including completeness and accuracy for severity of illness (SOI) and quality.
  • Complete accurate and timely record review to ensure the integrity of documentation compliance. Complete accurate and concise input of data into Cerner resulting in accurate metrics provided by Cerner. Understand and supports Cerner documentation strategies (upon completion of training).
  • Strategically educates members of the patient-care team regarding documentation regulations and guidelines, including quarterly compliance updates from Medicare.
  • Complete well-timed follow up case reviews on all concurrent cases with priority given for resolution of those with clinical documentation clarifications.
  • Participate in meetings, including feedback on outstanding issues, presentations for educational opportunities and other needs identified.
  • Responsible for Supervision of HIM department, including Coding and Charge Master Maintenance

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

STATUS: PRN 6:00 am – 5:30 pm including weekends and holidays

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.

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

STATUS:  Full Time                                              

EDUCATION:  Current Texas DSHS EMT Certification.  Current American Heart Association BLS Required.  Current Texas DPS Driver’s License (Class C).  Preferred – EVOC or CEVO.  Preferred- Incident Management Systems ICS 100 & 200

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:               

  • 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

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

STATUS:  PRN, Rotating Shifts, Non – Exempt

EXPERIENCE:     
  • RN Licensed with the Texas State Board of Nurse Examiners (BNE), ACLS, TNCC, PALS/ENPC and BLS Required
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • 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
Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org

STATUS:  PRN – All Shifts

MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Valid Texas Driver License with an acceptable record
  • Must obtain and maintain BLS and AED training

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • 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.

Send Resumes To: jobs@sweenyhospital.org