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Housekeeping Aide

Shift(s): Non-Exempt, Hourly
Department: Housekeeping
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: November 24, 2020

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Performs duties involved in cleaning and sanitizing Hospital District facilities to include furnishings, decorum, equipment, and laundering materials not laundered by outside laundering service in accordance with established medical facility cleanliness standards.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Diploma or Equivalent

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Cleans bathroom and basin and shower.
Stocks bathroom with toilet paper and paper towels.
Cleans patient rooms after patient is discharged or transferred as stipulated in established procedures.
Cleans day room, nursing stations, utility rooms, lounges, report, and exam rooms.
Cleans assigned areas of the hospital district (departments/ offices)
Cleans furniture, fixtures, and hospital surfaces.
Cleans floors by  sweeping, dry or wet mopping, disinfecting, stripping, buffing, and waxing as necessary.
Cleans carpeting by vacuuming and shampooing when necessary.
Communicates positively and respectfully to audience (coworkers, patients, physicians, and others)
Performs required tasks without prompting and adjusts appropriately to situations.
Adheres to the attendance policy.
Follows District and Department Policies.

PERSONAL JOB RELATED SKILLS:

Ability to read and write
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Extended periods of standing/ walking, manual dexterity, pushing pulling carts <300 lbs., repetitive motion, lifting/carrying  >= 50 lbs., crawling, climbing, kneeling/bending, hearing acuity, visual acuity

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Health Information Management Clerk

Pay Scale: Hourly
Department: Health Information Management
Date Posted: December 4, 2020

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:
Performs medical records services and duties for Critical Access Hospital. Processes admissions and discharges of patients including: Inpatient charts, Outpatient charts, Emergency services, Outpatient services.

PHYSICAL + MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Extended periods of sitting, manual dexterity, pushing pulling, repetitive motion, lifting/carrying >= 50 lbs., climbing, kneeling/bending, walking, visual acuity, hearing acuity

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:
High School Graduate or equivalent

LICENSURE, REGISTRY + CERTIFICATION:
None

PERSONAL JOB RELATED SKILLS:
Typing
Knowledge of computers, software programs (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel)
Knowledge of general clerical duties.
Adapts to change.

EXPERIENCE

TECHNICAL TRAINING:
Medical Terminology

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

Inpatient Charts (MED, SUR, OB, NB, SWG) Outpatient Charts (OBS, OPS)
Reviews midnight census for Admits and Discharges. Verifies patient is in correct Service using Critical Access Hospital Division of Charts by Insurance by Service. Advises Business Office and Utilization Review of any discrepancies.
Places charts in Chart Order.
Performs Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis. Flags doctors and /or nurses for deficiencies. Reports to Quality Assurance for missing information. Checks for proper identification and proper reports attached.
Quality indicator done on all chars for QA reporting at end of month.
Chart Deficiency Report done for Clerk doing Doctor Deficiency List.
Chart Deficiency Maintenance and Chart Location Filled out in computer.
Transfers entered into log.
Prepares review sheet for Medical Staff Meeting.
Places charts in location for doctors and nursing to complete deficiencies, or to transcription for completion, or scanned to outsource coding.
Prints completed Coding Summaries for all Stay Types, stamps all Coding summaries, sends Coding Summaries to
Business Office for charges with in 24 hours of printing summaries.
Receives Coding Summaries back from business office and Abstracts all Stay Types and places a finish date into CPSI Chart with in 24 hours.
Places Paper Record in the next appropriate location.
Places Record in Chart Location in CPSI
Final Check- after paper chart is placed in final check HIM clerk will thoroughly check record to make sure record is complete.
Once verified the paper chart is complete, the chart is scanned into CPSI, once scanned into CPSI and verified electronic chart is complete, paper chart is shredded.

Emergency Services (ER’s)
Verifies that all ER sheets are accounted for.
Scans ER’s to Incomplete ER Face Sheet for all Departments to work with until ER’s are complete.
Places ER’s in Chart Order
Performs Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis. Flags Doctors and or Nurses for Deficiencies. Reports to Quality Assurance for missing information. Checks for proper identification and proper reports attached.
Scans ER’s to Code Med for Coding.
Chart Deficiency Maintenance and Chart Location filled out in computer.
Transfers entered into log.
Prepares review sheet and List of charts for ER Committee Meeting.
Places ER charts in location for doctors and nursing to complete deficiencies, or to scanning Clerk for Final Scan.
When Doctors and/or nurses complete Deficiencies ER’s are routed back to clerk who does the need procedure to process.

Outpatients (OPT’s and NPT’s, Labs, Radiology, Respiratory Therapy, etc.)
Retrieve a list from Business Office of Daily OPT’s and NPT’s.
Check each account number for:
Doctor’s Orders
Verify that all Labs, Radiology, Respiratory exams ordered were done and results were scanned in.
Reports discrepancies to Business office and or Ancillary Department.

Therapy Charts (Physical Therapy and Speech Therapy)
Scans Monthly Evaluations and Re-Evaluations to Code Med for Coding.
When Therapy Patient is discharged, all reports are scanned into CPSI.
Maintains Therapy Log.

Birth Certificates
Obtains Medical Data Worksheet form For Child’s Birth Certificate from Mother’s and or Newborn’s Chart.
Review and make sure all questions are filled out. If not, chart is sent to DON for rerouting to the nurse that needs to fill out that information.
Business Office Clerk fills out information on Mother, Father, and Baby. It is then scanned into the computer and reports are sent to HIM Clerk.
Match Medical Worksheet with information retrieved from Business Office.

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Patient Access Representative

Shift(s): Non-Exempt
Department: Revenue Cycle
Location(s): Memorial Hospital
Date Posted: November 10, 2020

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:
Processes admissions for inpatients, outpatients, and emergency patients to hospital services. Processes, codes, and files admission records and birth certificates acting as liaison with patient family members or responsible party. Coordinates the activities of admissions, communicates with the Director and provides instruction, guidance, training and assistance to other staff. Covers PBX during lunch.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Patient Access Representative is responsible for performing customer service functions, from responding to inbound calls, scheduling appointments, registering and processing all admissions by securing demographic and financial information including signatures
Initiates insurance verification
Call insurance companies to check on pre-certification and notification of admission
Responds to patient questions and directing patients to the appropriate area
Completes and is responsible for the disposition of the patients death certificates.
Observe and comply with all HIPAA policies and procedures in accordance with PHI access level and immediately report any improper or questionable use and/or disclosures of PHI to the HIPAA compliance officer through appropriate channels.

PHYSICAL + MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Intermittent periods of sitting and standing, lifting/carrying >= 40 lbs, periods of stooping/kneeling, occasional periods of high stress levels

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma/GED
Previous admitting or registration work preferred
Course work related to medical terminology preferred
Experience with healthcare insurance preferred

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to work in fast-paced, high productivity environment.
Ability to exercise judgement and make decisions.
Excellent communication skills to communicate with patients
Ability to perform while under stress.
Ability to document accurately and concisely
Careful attention to detail.
Ability to maintain patient confidentiality
Ability to type 25-30 wpm
Bilingual English/Spanish Preferred Proficient use of computers including Microsoft Office 2010 applications
Skilled in 10-key by touch and keyboarding
Ability to operate general office equipment
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
Excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task
Ability to work with minimal supervision, independently, as well as in a collaborative team setting
Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Requires knowledge of Commercial and/or Government Payors

EXPERIENCE

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Schedules patient appointments and enters required information in the computer system in an accurate and timely manner.
Obtains demographic, insurance and financial information from patient or guarantor. Enters information in computer system with a high degree of accuracy.
Explains all required forms to the patient or guarantor and obtains the necessary signatures.
Ensures medical necessity compliance by obtaining necessary data, reviewing Compliance System, communicating information to patient or guarantor and obtaining necessary signatures.
Protects the financial integrity of the facility by collecting patient liability, establishing payment arrangements, discussing payment options and screening for eligibility. Completes complex financial counseling, and when appropriate sends patient to the Financial Counselor for the review and submission of charity applications.
Verifies insurance eligibility and benefits and ensures all notifications and authorizations are completed within the required time-frames.
Posts payments in the computer system and generates the appropriate patient receipts.
Monitors, reviews and resolves patient account issues on assigned reports. Performs account analysis and trending.
Completes quality review and monitors for process improvement opportunities.
Ensures daily processes are complete.
Communicates in an effective and professional manner with Physicians, Care Management, ancillary departments, nursing units, physicians’ office staff, insurance companies, as well as patients and their families (all Patient Access customers). Completes thorough and accurate documentation.
Adheres to all hospital policies, procedures, and standards, within budgetary specifications, including time management, supply management, productivity, and accuracy of practice.
Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education, skills competency, supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor, and resource to less experienced staff.
Performs other duties as assigned.

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Accountant

Pay Scale(s): Non-Exempt
Reports to: CFO
Location(s): Memorial Hospital
Date Posted: October 1, 2020

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:
The accountant works with and assists the CFO to maintain the day-to-day financial aspects of the District to ensure financial stable and compliant with all applicable tax and finance laws. Assists in preparation of hospital district and departmental financial statements; maintains records and follow-up documentation. Develops and maintains Excel spreadsheets for various accounting and financial projects; provides clerical support; assists with budgets; analyzes and monitors financial data, trends, and indicators. Accumulates facts and information in specific accounting areas and summarizes in proper form. Analyzes financial data for discrepancies or errors and reconciles data.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Accountant is responsible for maintaining correct financial information in the District’s financial system. This includes working with business office staff in Memorial Health Care Center, Memorial Assisted Living Facility, Fitness Center and nursing facilities with in the QIPP program.

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

Assist with hospital district financial records; maintains, reconciles and enters.
Assists with reports and respond to inquiries from state and federal agencies, third-party payers, and other outside parties.
Analyze and monitors financial data, trends, and indicators on an ongoing basis as well as on request.
Assess financial impact of proposed services and programs and monitors financial cost/benefit of existing programs and services.
Analyze and report fiscal activity, makes recommendations, and/or takes appropriate action to reduce the cost of providing services.
Prepare statistical, standard and custom reports for CFO.
Develop and maintain a good knowledge of processes and procedures regarding the accounting system.
Apply basic accounting knowledge and techniques to all areas of work, including routine costing and variance analysis.
Perform financial calculations to support financial transactions.
Assist, develop and maintain Excel spreadsheets for a variety of financial applications.
Identify trends in data and report key findings.
Assist with general ledger month end and year end close.
Calculate and pay state sales taxes and payroll taxes due.
Comply with financial internal controls, policies & procedures
Monitor bank accounts and perform monthly bank reconciliations and analyzes accounts to trace discrepancies or errors.
Assists and backs-up AP, AR & Payroll
Initiate billing and invoicing for non-patient care receivables
Maintain and manage Chart of Accounts and department cost centers
Assist with annual operating and capital budgeting.
Assist in preparation of annual financial audit and cost report.
Assist with W2 &1099 preparation
Investigate, gather information, and follow up with the CFO.
Provide clerical, general support and other financial duties to CFO as directed.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Accounting.
Three to five years accounting experience
Advanced skills in Excel
Previous hospital experience preferred

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Project Management.
Problem Solving/Analysis.
Ethical Conduct.
Collaboration.
Computer literacy, word processing and excellent typing skills.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships within the office area.
Requires good interpersonal communication skills.
Knowledge of general accounting and tax reporting principles.
Requires precision, accuracy and timely performance of all job duties.
Works independently, exercises creativity, is attentive to detail, and maintains a positive attitude.
Can manage multiple and simultaneous responsibilities, able to prioritize scheduling of work.
Maintains confidentiality of all medical, financial, and other information
Knowledge and awareness of the application of relevant national accounting standards.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
None

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand on a stool as necessary.

Intermittent periods of sitting and standing
Lifting/carrying >= 40lbs
Periods of stooping/kneeling
Occasional periods of high stress levels

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Medical Technologist

Pay Scale(s): Hourly, Non-Exempt
Department: Laboratory
Location(s): Memorial Hospital
Date Posted: September 21, 2020

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:
Obtains specimens from patients and performs established clinical tests and procedures. Performs complex tests on other body fluids, such as: biological, chemical, hematological, immunological, microscopic, and bacteriological tests. Analyzes samples for chemical content or reaction, determine concentrations of compounds, and type and cross match samples for blood transfusions. Interprets test results. Performs instrument and equipment maintenance.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, + LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS:
Registered by ASCP, AMT, ISLCT, or HEW

PERSONAL JOB RELATED SKILLS:
Knowledge of medical laboratory collection, testing, and use of equipment
Knowledge of quality control policies, state and federal regulations of laboratory
Supports and enforces infection control policies and procedures
Maintain discretion and confidentiality in communications

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reviews and follows requests for tests and procedures prescribed by providers.
Draws and processes specimens promptly in compliance with established procedures.
Follows the established procedures when performing chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urine
analysis, bacteria cultures, blood bank, or serology tests or procedures.
Follows quality control procedures for all tests.
Reviews accuracy of results before reporting.
Checks validity by evaluation of quality control data, previous tests, and duplicate testing.
Reports panic values to supervisor and the appropriate physician.
Performs routine and preventative maintenance.
Reports equipment problems to supervisor immediately.
Maintains logs and other documentation.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Moderate periods of sitting/standing or walking
Manual dexterity
Pushing/pulling
Repetitive motion
Lifting/carrying >= 50 lbs.
Reaching
Climbing
Kneeling/bending
Transporting up to 300 lbs. on cart
Visual acuity
Hearing acuity

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Registered Nurse

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Nursing (general)
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: April 22, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Performs principle responsibility of total nursing care, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of each assigned patient. Plans, provides, and documents discharge planning, teaching, and educates patients, family or others to attain optimal health and continuity of care. Assures that the plan of care is carried out in a safe environment through performance and supervision of subordinate personnel.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Effective oral and written communication skills.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing

Two years of experience as a professional Registered Nurse. One-year ER and Labor & Delivery experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Registered Nurse License by the State of Texas

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) Certification

Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC) / Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification preferred

TCCN preferred

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Duties of the position requires extended periods of standing, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive motions. Lifts up to fifty pounds, and occasionally heavy lifting in supporting or moving patients who may suddenly become weak or helpless. The ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions.

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Respiratory Therapist

Shift(s): Non-Exempt, Hourly Full-Time
Department: Respiratory Therapy
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: December 02, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Provides respiratory therapy services for patients of the hospital as ordered by a physician to include interventional procedures, conducting pulmonary function testing, cardiac stress tests, holter monitoring, ECG, and arterial blood gas analysis, and emergency respiratory support.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an approved JRCRTE Program

Associate degree or higher preferred.

Licensure, Registry, Certification:

Certified as a CRTT or Certified as an RRT

DSHS License

CPR

PERSONAL JOB RELATED SKILLS

One (1) years’ experience as a Certified Cardiopulmonary Technician

Critical Care experience preferred.

EXPERIENCE:

One (1) years’ experience as a Certified Cardiopulmonary Technician

Critical Care experience preferred.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs pulmonary function testing on patients.

Administers gas and aerosol therapy and IPPB therapies

Performs arterial punctures and analysis of the blood for ABG’s

Maintenance and removal of secretions through various methods.

Places patents on ventilators and monitors them continuously.

Performs routine ECG’s and prepares them for physical interpretation.

Provides care appropriate for the neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients served based on demonstrated knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span.

Assesses and interprets data on neonate and the pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients’ status to identify patients’ requirements relative to their age specific needs and provides care needed as stipulated in departmental policy.

Discusses the condition and treatment of patients with the patient’s physician, cardiopulmonary consultant, and cardiopulmonary staff members and recommends changes in cardiopulmonary care when indicated.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

manual dexterity, moderate periods of standing and walking, pushing pulling, repetitive motion, lifting/carrying >= 50 lbs., reaching, visual acuity, supporting patients who may become weak or helpless, repetitive motion, kneeling/bending

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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Nursing (general)
Location(s): Memorial Health Care Center
Date Posted: August 18, 2020

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Assists the professional nursing staff in providing maximum patient care, assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of each assigned patient. Under supervision gives direct and indirect patient care as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Effective oral and written communication skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Graduate of an Accredited School of Vocational Nursing
One year of Licensed Vocation Nursing preferred. Emergency Room experienced preferred. IV therapy coursework preferred. Basic EKG course.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:
Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification Preferred

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Duties of the position requires extended periods of standing, walking, pushing, pulling, repetitive motions. Lifts up to fifty pounds, and occasionally heavy lifting in supporting or moving patients/residents who may suddenly become weak or helpless. The ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal instructions.

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Hospitality Aide

Shift(s): Full-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt
Location(s): Memorial Health Care Center
Date Posted: September 21, 2020

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:
Under the general supervision of the certified nurse aide, charge nurse, administers general assistance to all residents. Observes and follows instructions of the nursing staff in line with an established routine, providing general resident care services to assure maximum possible resident well-being. Job responsibilities include but not limited to passing ice, strip beds and replace with clean linen, answer all call lights, provide unskilled services, assist residents to and from necessary/desired locations, restock rooms and passing trays.

PHYSICAL + MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Extended periods of standing or walking, manual dexterity, pushing/pulling, repetitive motion, lifting/carrying >= 50 lbs., kneeling/bending, stooping, visual acuity, hearing acuity, reaching

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:
High School graduate or equivalent

LICENSURE, REGISTRATIONS, OR CERTIFICATION:
BCLS

PERSONAL JOB RELATED SKILLS:
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Able to follow written and verbal instructions
Ability to read and write in English

EXPERIENCE

PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE:
Entry level position
One (1) year in long term care setting preferred

TECHNICAL TRAINING:
Current CPR certification

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Assist with carrying out the Interdisciplinary Plan of Care for residents.
Assists residents with activities of daily living according to their Care Plans and MHCC Policies and Procedures.
Keeps the Charge Nurse informed regarding resident change of condition or other observations such as symptoms, reactions, or other changes in patient status.
Reports any skilled needs to Certified Nurse Aide
Assist residents to and from necessary/desired locations
Beds are cleaned and made up properly
Maintains residents dignity and privacy at all times.

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CNA Nursing Home

Shift(s): Full-Time
Location(s): Memorial Health Care Center
Date Posted: September 21, 2020

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:
Under the general supervision of the Charge Nurse or Clinic Manager, administers direct bedside nursing care to patients/residents assigned, assuring their safety and comfort. Observes instructions of the nursing/clinical staff and performs in line with established routine, providing maximum resident /clinical care services to assure well­being of residents/patients to the greatest degree.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:
Effective verbal and written communication skills

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
High school graduate or equivalent, preferred
One year of experience in a medical setting preferred

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be currently Certified as a Nurse Aide in the State of Texas

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Duties of the position require extended periods of standing and walking. Bending stooping twisting, reaching, and lifting up to fifty pounds. Occasional heavy lifting when moving or supporting residents who may suddenly become weak or helpless.

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