Careers

Chief Clinical Operations Officer

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Management
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: August 12, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The Chief Clinical Operations Officer (CCOO) ensures that patients consistently receive high-quality healthcare while the organization operates efficiently and remains profitable. The CCOO is the primary spokesperson for organization’s clinical and ancillary staff who has the task of coordinating all patient care operations. On the executive management team, the CCOO seeks to develop a patient care environment in which excellence in clinical care is achieved.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The CCOO is responsible for overseeing all the patient care functions in the Hospital. These responsibilities include the inpatient nursing units and ancillary clinical departments providing services to inpatients and outpatients. The CCOO is responsible for developing and overseeing patient care operations in a manner consistent with quality and patient care standards, in compliance with professional practice standards, in accordance with state and federal regulations, and in accordance with organizational policies and procedures. The CCOO also contributes significantly to the development and implementation of clinical informatics/analytics for the organization, ensuring data is captured, indexed, analyzed and reported to support the clinical and reporting requirements for the organization.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

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

    1. Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of Clinical/Patient Care Services (i.e., Med/Surg Floor, Surgery, Emergency Department, Labor/Delivery/Nursery, Employee Health/Infection Control, Discharge Planning, Utilization Review).
    2. Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of Radiology, Laboratory, Pharmacy, Respiratory and Sleep Study.
    3. Ensures compliance with patient care quality standards as it relates to the care provided to all age groups of patients ranging from neonate to geriatric.
    4. Knows and practices the prescribed philosophy, purpose, policies, and standards of Clinical/Patient Care Services.
    5. Organizes, directs, and administers the Clinical/Patient Care Services in order to provide the level of care required by current medical and nursing standards.
    6. Supports and develops Clinical/Patient Care Services in the coordination of the employee selection process, work assignments, performance evaluations, and staff development for these services.
    7. Maintains continuing quality assessment and improvement analysis and evaluation of patient care delivery and communicates with Administration on the activities/issues of Clinical/Patient Care Services.
    8. Assures competency of all nursing personnel by directing the nursing education program.
    9. Assists in formulating the budget and maintains efficient and effective departmental operations while meeting required compliance with all state, federal, and local regulations laws, standards, and protocols.
    10. Responsible for cost controls to ensure maximum effectiveness of funds expended from the approved departmental budgets.
    11. Plans and recommends to Administration new facilities or equipment, or modification thereto, needed to provide patient care.
    12. Encourages and facilitates the professional advancement of employees by affording opportunities for further education and experience.
    13. Responsible for ensuring department policies and procedures are developed and maintained for all functional areas of accountability.
    14. Initiates and participates in problem-solving, policy-forming conferences for Clinical/Patient Care Services.
    15. Maintains close coordination with all department to ensure continuity and collaboration of services.
    16. Ensures that cordial relationships are maintained with patients, their families and friends, clergy, and other interested groups in the community.
    17. Interprets the goals of the Clinical/Patient Care Services areas to the community by maintaining harmonious and effective relationships with the education system, volunteer groups, agencies, and the community.
    18. Participates in policy decisions that affect Clinical/Patient Care Services in the hospital.
    19. Participates in the Board of Trustee, Medical Staff and other operational meetings.
    20. Assures Nursing Leadership support for staff by maintaining a Clinical call rotation at all times.
    21. Participates in Administrator on call rotation with the senior administrative leaders.
    22. Implements regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and local regulations.
    23. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety, and infection control
    24. Comply with all organizational policies and standards regarding ethical business practices.
    25. Perform other duties as assigned

EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION/LICENSURE:

  1. Maintains valid, current RN licensure in the State of Texas.
  2. Maintains clinical credentials and competencies to be able to work clinically.
  3. Graduate of an accredited school of nursing. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing required. Master’s degree in Nursing or related field preferred.
  4. Minimum of ten years’ experience in acute patient care
  5. Prior experience as a Chief Clinical or Chief Nursing Officer preferred.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Financial Management.
  2. Business Acumen.
  3. Project Management.
  4. Problem Solving/Analysis.
  5. Presentation Skills.
  6. Ethical Conduct.
  7. Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
  8. Strategic Thinking.
  9. Communication Proficiency.
  10. Technical Capacity

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

This position manages all employees in Nursing, Pharmacy, Respiratory, Laboratory, Radiology, Employee Health and Infection Control, Sleep Study and Clinical Informatics. The position is responsible for the performance management and hiring of the employees within these functional areas.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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.

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Compliance & Privacy Officer

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Management
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: August 12, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The Compliance and Privacy Officer (CPO) partners with the senior management team and department management to ensure the organization has an effective compliance and ethics program. The CPO provides guidance to the Board of Trustees, senior management team and department management on matters relating to compliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The CPO, together with the Compliance Committee, is responsible for providing leadership, oversight and is authorized to implement the necessary actions to achieve the objectives of an effective compliance program. The CPO is responsible for the day-to-day management of the compliance and privacy program with an oversight responsibility for the information security program. In addition, the CPO will serve as the Patient Advocate for the District entities and following the regulatory requirements related to grievances and complaints.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Develops, initiates, maintains, and revises the Code of Conduct and policies and procedures for the general operation of the Compliance Program consistent with OIG Guidance and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct. Manages day-to-day operation of the Compliance Program.

Collaborates with other departments to direct compliance issues to appropriate existing channels for investigation and resolution. Consults with Legal Counsel as needed to resolve difficult legal compliance issues.

Responds to alleged violations of rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and the Code of Conduct by evaluating or recommending the initiation of investigative procedures. Develops and oversees a system for uniform handling of such violations.

Acts as an independent review and evaluation body to validate compliance issues/concerns within the organization are appropriately evaluated, investigated and resolved in a timely manner.

Monitors, and as necessary, coordinates compliance activities of other departments to remain abreast of the status of all compliance activities and to identify trends.

Identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability and risk; develops/implements corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues; and provides general guidance on how to avoid or deal with similar situations in the future.

Provides reports on a regular basis, and as directed or requested, to keep the Board of Trustees and management informed of the operation and progress of compliance efforts.

Brings Compliance Program information and action items to Compliance Committee for discussion and decision.

Identifies compliance audit needs and coordinates compliance audits as deemed necessary.

Ensures proper reporting of violations or potential violations to duly authorized enforcement agencies as appropriate and/or required.

Establishes and provides direction and management of the Compliance Hotline.

Maintains an effective compliance communication program for the organization, including promoting (a) use of the Compliance Hotline; (b) heightened awareness of Code of Conduct, and (c) understanding of new and existing compliance issues and related policies and procedures.

Works with the Human Resources Department and others as appropriate to develop an effective compliance training program, including appropriate introductory training for new employees as well as ongoing training for all employees and managers.

Monitors the performance of the Compliance Program and relates activities on a continuing basis, taking appropriate steps to improve its effectiveness.

Monitors the initiation, revision, and implementation of external regulations, statutes, and standards; and facilitates implementation of policies and procedures related to current regulations.

Interprets regulations for application and formation of compliance and privacy policies. Writes and reviews policies to maintain compliance.

Investigates all privacy related complaints or incidents and recommends remediation to resolve the matter and mitigate future risk.

Cooperates with the Office of Civil Rights, CMS, other state or federal regulatory, accrediting and legal entities, and organization officers in any compliance reviews, investigations or surveys.

Works collaboratively with other departments as necessary to minimize the potential risk of privacy and security breaches, to mitigate damages if any, and to resolve related issues.

Chairs the Grievance Committee and works with department leaders to resolve investigations within the incident reporting system.

Ensures organization adheres to CMS regulatory requirements related to grievances and complaints by conducting investigations, preparing summaries and seeing complaints/grievances until conclusion.

EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION/LICENSURE:

Bachelor’s degree in healthcare or legal field of study

Certified in Healthcare Compliance

10 years relevant experience in related legal, compliance, audit or risk management

Experience with state/ federal healthcare regulations

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Financial Management

Leadership

Business Acumen

Project Management

Problem Solving/Analysis

Presentation Skills

Ethical Conduct

Collaboration

Personal Effectiveness/Credibility

Strategic Thinking

Communication Proficiency

Technical Capacity

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

This position manages the Information Technology Director related to his/her Information Security Officer responsibilities. This position is responsible for the performance management and hiring of Information Security Officer.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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.

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Executive Assistant

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Management
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: August 12, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The Executive Assistant provides executive support in a one-on-one working relationship. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Administrative office. The Executive Assistant also serves as a liaison to the board of directors and senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Executive Assistant is responsible for the overall workflow of the Administrative office and support senior management to execute their responsibilities.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Executive Support

  1. Completes a broad variety of administrative tasks for the CEO, CFO, CIQO and CPO including:
  • managing an extremely active calendar of appointments;
  • completing expense reports;
  • composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential;
  • arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.
  1. Plans, coordinates and ensures the CEO and CFO schedule is followed and respected. Provides “gatekeeper” and “gateway” role, creating win-win situations for direct access to the CEO and CFO time and office.
  2. Communicates directly, and on behalf of the CEO and CFO to others on matters related to CEO and CFO programmatic initiatives.
  3. Researches, prioritizes, and follows up on incoming issues and concerns addressed to the CEO and CFO, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Determines appropriate course of action, referral, or response.
  4. Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO and CFO office and internal departments; demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust and support with senior management staff.
  5. Works closely and effectively with the CEO and CFO to keep him/her well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
  6. Provides leadership to build relationships crucial to the success of the organization and manages a variety of special projects for the CEO and CFO, some of which may have organizational impact.
  7. Successfully completes critical aspects of deliverables with a hands-on approach, including drafting acknowledgement letters, personal correspondence, and other tasks that facilitate the CEO and CFO’s ability to effectively lead the company.
  8. Prioritizes conflicting needs; handles matters expeditiously, proactively, and follows-through on projects to successful completion, often with deadline pressures.

Board Support and Liaison

  1. Serves as the CEO and CFO administrative liaison to Board of Trustees
  2. Assists board members with travel arrangements, lodging, and meal planning as needed
  3. Maintains discretion and confidentiality in relationships with all board members
  4. Adhere to compliance with applicable rules and regulations set in bylaws regarding board and board committee matters, including advance distribution of materials before meetings in electronic/paper format.

Senior Management Liaison

  1. Participates as an adjunct member of the Executive Team including assisting in scheduling meetings and attending all meetings
  2. Assists in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings and off-sites, and all staff meetings
  3. Facilitates cross-divisional coordination of travel and outreach plans Communications, Partnerships, and Outreach
  4. Edits and completes first drafts for written communications to external stake holders

Strategic Initiatives

  1. Works with the Strategic Initiatives team in coordinating the President’s outreach activities
  2. Follows up on contacts made by CEO and CFO and supports the cultivation of ongoing relationships
  3. Edits all, and creates acknowledgement letters from the CEO and CFO

Advertising and Social Media Management

  1. Keeps passwords of the District’s Instagram and Facebook accounts.
  2. Works with our advertising company to get posts approved and posted.
  3. Takes photos of any important hospital events.
  4. Keeps the advertising company up to date on any important events or reminders.

Birth Certificates

  1. Gathers birth certificates from Labor and Delivery and has CEO sign them. Delivers the birth certificates to the Business Office after the CEO sings, in a timely manner.

Mail

    1. Checks mail daily for the CEO and CFO

EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION/LICENSURE:

Bachelor’s degree required

3 years administrative experience

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Creative
  2. Enjoy working within an environment that is mission-driven
  3. Results-driven and community oriented
  4. Ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations
  5. Strong written and verbal communication
  6. Administrative and organizational skills
  7. Maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities
  8. Work independently on projects, from conception to completion
  9. Work under pressure at times to handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion
  10. Microsoft Office proficiency

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

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.

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Director of Rural Health Clinic

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Management
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: August 14, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The Rural Health Clinic Director is the administrative and clinic authority responsible for the day-to-day operations of the clinic. It is responsible for the fiscal management, staffing-to-volume, compliance, strategic planning and operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Director is responsible for standardizing the overall patient experience by enhancing the point of entry for all patients seeking services and ensuring organizational success in the regulatory, compliance and quality standards.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

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

 

  1. Maintaining the conditions for certification of an RHC as mandated by 42 CFR §491 and other CMS publications and guidelines.
  2. Maintaining regulatory compliance, including all state, federal and local regulations.
  3. Comply with all organizational policies and standards including but not limited to ethical business practices.
  4. Creating and maintaining written policies and procedures as required by federal regulation and organizational needs.
  5. Responsible for administrative and financial record-keeping and reporting to the hospital which includes preparing annual budgets, monitoring performance to budget and developing action plans to address budget variances.
  6. Develops and maintains training and orientation programs for RHC staff.
  7. Partner with providers to improve operational efficiency and develop processes that meet patient care needs.
  8. Develops and maintains clinical practice standards for nursing personnel in partnership with hospital Chief Nursing Officer.
  9. Supervises all Rural Health Clinics staff including hire, termination, disciplinary, staffing, and supervision decisions.
  10. Works collaboratively with leadership to assure the organization meets its performance goals and objectives.
  11. Creating a positive culture which enables staff to provide a consistently exceptional patient experience.
  12. Partner with other departments to support a timely and efficient revenue cycle.

EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION/LICENSURE:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, Allied Health, Healthcare Management, or related discipline preferred.
  2. Five years recent clinic management or equivalent experience required.
  3. Demonstrated knowledge of Rural Health Clinic guidelines strongly desired.
  4. Knowledge and understanding of current healthcare policies as required by State, Federal agencies and insurance carriers regarding rural health status.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Leadership
  2. Professionalism
  3. Project Management.
  4. Communication with diverse population.
  5. Problem solving.
  6. Critical thinking.
  7. Ethical conduct.
  8. Microsoft Office products
  9. EClinical Works and CPSI/Evident experience preferred

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

This position manages all staff in the Rural Health Clinic. It is responsible for the performance management and hiring of employees of the clinic.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those which must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or control; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds.

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Clinical Applications Specialist

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Information Technology / Systems
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: April 22, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The position of Clinical Applications Specialist provides support to all users of Seminole Hospital District (SHD) clinical information systems.  The Clinical Applications Specialist will participate in project(s) to support new and installed clinical systems throughout the SHD.  The Clinical Application Specialist will be a major participant in new implementation(s) and/or upgrade(s) of clinical systems.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Knowledge of computer technologies to develop and administer clinical and support computer systems. Computer information skills required. Organizes, prioritizes, and completes work responsibilities within established parameters. Able to explain technical information in user friendly way.

EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION/LICENSURE:

Degree in job related area (such as Nursing) preferred

Will consider educational / experiential preparation for the position

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Possesses and applies problem-solving skills. Ability to work with details and complete assignments with minimal supervision. Ability to analyze and conceptualize the service ramifications of user needs and information system functions/capabilities. Ability to remain calm and objective when dealing with users

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Extended periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have vision and hearing acuity.

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Patient Access Representative

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Business Office / Patient Accounts
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: April 22, 2019

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Ability to type 45 wpm, 10 key calculator keyboarding. Familiarity with operating personal computers and basic office programs. Ability to follow verbal and written directions. Knowledge of general clerical duties.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

 

High School Graduate or equivalent.

One year of business office experience in a medical setting.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

None

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Intermittent periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have hearing acuity, and have vision acuity.

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Night Attendants

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Assisted Living Center
Location(s): Memorial Place Assisted Living
Date Posted: May 2, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Provides personal care services, assistance, support, and supervision to residents. Provides medication assistance to residents in accordance with state regulations.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Effective oral and written communication skills. Knowledge of aging process desired. Ability to operate kitchen appliances, office equipment and other household appliances.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High school graduate or equivalent

Nursing assistant coursework desirable

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Texas Drivers License with clean record

Experience in an extended care setting preferred

Experience as a Nursing Assistant or Home Health Aide desirable

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Moderate periods of sitting and standing. Manual dexterity, pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have hearing and vision acuity.

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Licensed Vocational Nurse

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Nursing (general)
Location(s): Memorial Health Care Center
Date Posted: April 22, 2019

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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Certified Nurse Aide

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Elderly Care MHCC
Location(s): Memorial Health Care Center
Date Posted: April 22, 2019

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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Housekeeping Aide

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

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.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Ability to read and write and speak English. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Graduate or equivalent preferred

Entry level position (none required)

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

None

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Extended periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling carts up to 200 pounds, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have hearing acuity for equipment alarms, and have vision acuity to read labeling, and instructions.

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Stock Clerk

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

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Performs duties involved in receiving, storing, issuing, and delivering supplies for the Hospital District.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Ability to read and write. Ability to understand and follow written and/or verbal instructions.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Entry level position

High school graduate or equivalent preferred

Inventory, delivery, computer skills preferred

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

None Required

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Moderate periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have vision acuity to read labeling, and instructions.

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Registered Nurse – Home Health

Shift(s): Full-Time
Location(s): Memorial Home Health
Date Posted: April 22, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Administers skilled nursing care for clients of all ages in their place of residence. Coordinates care with the interdisciplinary team, patient, families, and referring agency. Assumes responsibility for coordination of care.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Effective verbal and written communication skills. Current knowledge of nursing principles, standards and practices. Ability to independently manage multiple priorities. Ability to meet deadlines, make quick decisions, and resource acquisition.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing  (diploma, Associate, or Baccalaureate)

Current Texas State license or NLC as a Registered Nurse.

Current valid drivers license.

Two years experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting preferred; home health preferred.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Reliable transportation with valid and current automotive liability insurance.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Prolonged periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have hearing acuity for equipment alarms, and have vision acuity to read labeling, and instructions. Must be able to travel.

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Supervising Nurse (RN) – Home Health

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Home Health Care & Hospice
Location(s): Memorial Home Health
Date Posted: April 22, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Responsible for the case management and coordination of clinical patient care to hospice or home health patients. Serves as the lead Interdisciplinary Team member, conducting clinical reviews of hospice/home health charts and the QA/PI process for hospice/home health. Provides on going communication with the Extended Services Division Director.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all segments of staff, the public and professional public, the Extended Care Services Director. Current knowledge of nursing principles, standards and practices. Ability to independently manage multiple priorities. Ability to meet deadlines, make quick decisions, and resource acquisition.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing  (Diploma, Associate, or Baccalaureate)

Current Texas State license as a Registered Nurse or NLC

Hospice experience preferred

Two years experience as a Registered Nurse in a clinical care setting preferred; home health preferred, management experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Current CPR certification

Current valid Driver’s License

Reliable transportation with valid and current automotive liability insurance

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Prolonged periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have hearing and vision acuity. Must be able to travel.

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Unit Clerk/Receptionist – Home Health

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Home Health Care & Hospice
Location(s): Memorial Home Health
Date Posted: August 14, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Primary responsibility is to facilitate the communications functions of the business office and provide clerical support.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Excellent computer skills required, excellent interpersonal and organizational skill. Knowledge of medical terminology preferred. Excellent phone skills.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School graduate or equivalent (College preferred)

One year general office experience.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Must have reliable transportation.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Moderate periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have vision and hearing acuity.

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Home Health Clerk/Medical Records

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Home Health Care & Hospice
Location(s): Memorial Home Health
Date Posted: August 23, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Performs the duties of receptionist and maintains all clerical activities for Home Health and Hospice.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Answer phones

Insurance authorizations

Compile Home Health patient charts

Admit home health patients

Obtain notes for doctor’s office

Fax documents to doctor’s office

Send orders and plan of cares to doctors for signature

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidate must be able to work with doctor’s offices and the public. Needs to have Excel, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Office knowledge.

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Director of Labor and Delivery

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Nursing
Location(s): Seminole Memorial Hospital
Date Posted: August 23, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The director of L/D is responsible for overseeing all the patient care functions in the Labor and Delivery unit. These responsibilities include the Labor and Delivery nursing unit inpatients and outpatients. The Director of Labor and Delivery is responsible for developing and overseeing patient care in a manner consistent with quality and patient care standards, in compliance with professional practice standards, in accordance with state and federal regulations, and in accordance with organizational policies and procedures.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

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

Responsible for planning, organizing and directing the overall operations of the Labor and Delivery unit.

Assists with the developing and maintenance of nursing practice that is consistent with the Nurse Practice Act for the State of Texas.

Confers with the CCOO and other Nursing Administration members to establish standards of patient care and to describe and evaluate the overall delivery of patient care.

Assists with the monitoring and adjustment of patient’s environments to assure they are safe, therapeutic, and conducive to the recovery or comfort.

Knows and practices the prescribed philosophy, purpose, policies, and standards of Clinical/Patient Care Services.

Assists in the coordination of nursing care for Labor and Delivery on all shifts and acts as a consultant to the staff.

Ensures that cordial relationships are maintained with patients, their families and friends, clergy, and other interested groups in the community.

Assumes a primary role in emergency situations, cardiac arrests, and directs personnel as needed.

Functions as a nursing resource for hospital personnel, Medical Staff, and outside agencies.

Assist with the management of the Quality Assurance Program of the Department.

Assists with the implementation, review, and compliance evaluation of policies and procedures within the Labor and Delivery Department.

Prepares and presents education sessions and materials for medical staff members and the hospital staff.

Assists with scheduling and the development of staffing patterns and staffing assessment.

Assists with the development of departmental policies, procedures, and practices consistent with hospital policy.

Assist in training and evaluating employees and hospital personnel as directed by the CCOO or CEO.

Assists with department budget preparation and monitors the utilization of approved budgeted resources including maintaining staffing patterns within budget guidelines.

Makes recommendations for purchases of supplies and equipment to support department operations.

Participates in the Nursing Administration Call schedule.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s degree in nursing required

Minimum of 5 years Labor and Delivery Experience

Minimum of 2 years in nursing leadership

Current Texas RN license required

NRP, Stable, and Fetal Heart monitoring certification required

SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

Financial Management.

Leadership.

Business Acumen.

Project Management.

Problem Solving/Analysis.

Ethical Conduct.

Collaboration.

Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.

Strategic Thinking.

Communication Proficiency

Supervisory Responsibility

This position manages all employees in the Labor and Delivery and postpartum department.

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.

moderate periods of sitting/standing/walking

pushing pulling

lifting/carrying >= 50 lbs.

crawling

climbing

kneeling/bending

visual acuity

hearing acuity

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Supervising Nurse

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Nursing
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: August 20, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

The Supervising Nurse is a registered professional nurse who ensures quality of patient care in the patients’ residence. Primary function is for the overall administration of the clinical departments and monitoring of appropriate staffing and productivity. Coordinates care with the interdisciplinary team, patient/family and referring agency. Monitors and analyzes QAPI issues and directs clinical staff with regard to agency policies and procedures. May also be called Director of Nurses, Director of Clinical Services, Director of Professional Services or a similar title.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Directs and coordinates clinical departments and sites; assumes responsibility for continuity, quality, and safety of services delivered in compliance with state and federal regulations

Promotes the philosophy and administrative policies of the Agency, in an effort to ensure quality of patient care

Supervises and provides direction to subordinates, in an effort to ensure quality, compliance with the Plan of Care, assessment and reassessment of patients’ needs and continuity of services by appropriate health care personnel

Monitors the QAPI Program and assures appropriate corrective measures are performed

Promotes compliance with all fiscal intermediary and/or other third party payors, through education, coaching, and other assistance as necessary

Participates as a member of the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT), assists in development of the IDT plan, and participates in QAPI activities

Meets mandatory continuing education requirements of the Agency and licensing board. Promotes and educates regarding the concepts of infection control and standard precautions in coordinating/performing patient care activities to prevent contamination and transmission of disease

Uses effective interpersonal relations and communication skills; facilities the use of these skills by other team members to achieve desirable outcomes

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited Diploma, Associate or Baccalaureate School of Nursing

Minimum one year experience as a registered nurse obtained within the last 36 months. Minimum two years of hospice experience preferred. Management experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Current license as a registered nurse (RN) in Texas or in accordance with the Board of Nurse Examiners rules for Nurse Licensure Compact (NCL), current Texas Drivers License

Nursing skills as defined as generally accepted standards of practice. Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively. Demonstrates proven decision making skills. If required to make visits, needs proof of current CPR. Must read, write and comprehend English

Reliable transportation. Valid and current auto liability insurance.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

Performs duties in an office environment during agency operating hours. If required to make patient visits, may work in patient’s home in various conditions; possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids and infectious diseases; ability to work flexible schedule; ability to travel locally; some exposure to unpleasant weather; PRN emergency call, including death pronouncement. Must be available at all times either in person or via telecommunications.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Prolonged sitting required, with ability to operate office equipment which may include heavy lifting, bending and standing. Requires ability to handle stressful situations in a calm and courteous manner at all times. Prolonged standing and walking required, with ability to lift up to 50lbs and move patients. Requires working under some stressful conditions to meet deadlines and patient needs, and to make quick decisions and resource acquisition.

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Registered Nurse (Circulating OR / PACU)

Shift(s): PRN/Per Diem, Part-time
Department: Operating Room/Surgical
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: May 2, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Functions in a supervisory role and is free to move about to assist all other personnel before, during and after each surgical procedure. Focuses all efforts toward the maintenance of the principles of surgical asepsis, protection of the patient from the external environment and maintenance of the patient’s self concept.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Knowledge of the principles, terminology, standard practice methods, techniques and new developments in surgical nursing. Effective oral and written communication skills.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited School of Professional Nursing

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

Registered Nurse License by the State of Texas or Compact License

Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification

Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification

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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Nursing Services Secretary

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Nursing Administration
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: May 2, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Performs secretarial duties for the Director of Nursing and Clinical Services and maintains all clerical duties of the Nursing Department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Effective oral and written communication skills. Typing speed of 65 wpm, preferred. Familiar with operating personal computers and basic office software programs. Knowledge of general clerical duties and medical terminology.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

High School Graduate or Equivalent

Two years of experience in a medical field or clinical office, preferred.

Two years of experience in a business office setting preferred.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

none

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Extended periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have hearing acuity and vision acuity. Able to follow supervisor instructions.

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Unit Clerk (Med/Surg, Labor & Delivery)

Shift(s): Full-Time
Department: Nursing (general)
Location(s): Memorial Hospital Seminole Hospital District
Date Posted: May 2, 2019

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Performs the duties of receptionist and maintains all clerical activities of the nursing unit, including transcription of physician orders, admissions and discharge procedures. Performs under the direction and supervision of a professional nurse.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS / COMPETENCIES:

Effective oral and written communication skills. Legible handwriting and spelling. Ability to follow written and verbal directions. Ability to multitask.

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE:

High School Graduate or equivalent

One year of experience in a business or medical setting preferred

Clerical and medical terminology experience preferred

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

None

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Extended periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing.

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Swingbed Coordinator/Utilization Review

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

SUMMARY/OBJECTIVE:

Swingbed Coordinator/Utilization Review Coordinator Monitors and compiles information on admission and continued stay medical necessity through patient medical record review. Assures compliance with federal and state requirements for quality patient care and optimal utilization. Actively participates in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating the Swing Bed program. Under direction of the Medical Staff plans, organizes and implements the discharge planning for patients being discharged from the hospital. Determines the patients needs for post hospitalization care, support ,and assistance and takes action to fulfill identified needs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/COMPETENCIES:

Effective verbal and written communication skills. Nursing leadership and management abilities. Organization and record-keeping skills. Current knowledge of nursing principles, standards and practices. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships. Ability to independently manage multiple priorities. Ability to meet deadlines, make quick decisions, and resource acquisition.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing  (diploma, Associate, or Baccalaureate)

Current Texas State license or NLC as a Registered Nurse.

BCLS Certification

Current valid drivers license.

Three (3) years experience as a charge nurse in a hospital setting preferred

Experience in Quality Assurance or Utilization Review activities preferred.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS:

ACLS, and PALS

TNCC preferred

Knowledge of Medicare, Medicaid, and other programs.

Knowledge of medical terminology.

PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

Extended periods of sitting and standing. Pushing and pulling, repetitive motion, lifting and carrying up to fifty pounds. Kneeling, bending crawling, and climbing. Must have hearing acuity for equipment alarms, and have vision acuity to read labeling, and instructions.

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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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