Tomah Memorial Hospital

     

Tomah Memorial Hospital is about “taking care of you” and focusing the full resources of our organization to help each individual patient. Tomah Memorial Hospital is doctors and nurses, dieticians and medical technicians, housekeepers and bookkeepers, and rehab therapists, administrators and environmental custodians, system engineers and volunteers – whose collective actions make a difference for our entire community.

Tomah Memorial Hospital offers an array of services from medical and surgical care to 24-hour Emergency care. The Hospital’s Medical Staff and Allied Health Professional Staff provide services in an array of specialties.

Tomah Memorial Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission. The Hospital has been awarded accreditation based on its demonstration to provide the very best healthcare possible by meeting high standards for the delivery of care. Tomah Memorial Hospital has also been designated by the Federal Government's Medicare Program as a Critical Access Hospital. This designation recognizes Tomah Memorial Hospital as a critical component in the delivery of health care in our rural area.

Full time
 
Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for coordinating the nursing care of patients presenting to the Emergency Department ranging in age from pediatric to geriatric, who may present at any point on the continuum from illness to wellness. Performs all aspects of direct patient care and works with other disciplines/ancillary services in the care they provide. MAJOR JOB FUNCTION: 1. Plans, implements and evaluates all levels of patient care. Performs age appropriate assessments and provides safe and effective care to all ages. 2. Performs triage according to the Emergency Severity Index (ESI) 5 level triage process. 3. Documents, using medical terminology, and maintains an ED record that is medically and legally acceptable, reflective of all nursing care provided and the patient’s response to the care given. 4. Collaborates with all providers, peers, ancillary department and outside agencies to provide efficient, cost effective, optimum patient care. 5. Coordinates the care needs of multiple patients. Able to prioritize patient care to ensure patient needs are met in a timely fashion, and that quality care is delivered and the patient flow is enhanced. 6. Verbally communicates patient needs in a concise, reasoned fashion. The RN is able to advocate for the patients under her care through the use of communication with providers, peers and ancillary departments. This may include using the chain of command when needed. 7. Actively participates in developing own professional goals. Completes all required education, audits, and in-services in allotted time frame. 8. Assesses patient and family knowledge and discharge needs and provides for same. 9. Monitors life support and automated technical equipment, performs routine and complex treatments including medication administration and emergency resuscitation protocols. Inserts and safely administers IV fluids, blood and blood products, and other parenteral fluids. 10. Responds to crisis in a calm, efficient manner, directing others concisely. Uses delegation appropriately. 11. Complies with legal consent, transfer protocols, and other legislative requirements that preserve patient rights and ensure appropriateness of care. 12. Able to rapidly solve and deliver calm, efficient care in a high stress situation. 13. Maintains equipment and supplies. Makes sure all check lists are completed, supplies are put away and rooms are stocked as delegated before leaving each shift. 14. Participates in providing educational experiences for pre-hospital emergency providers and other students. 15. Demonstrated proficiency in regards to the computer documentation of patient cares and any other related computerized patient information/documentation. 16. Performs all other duties as assigned. ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Behaves in a manner consistent with hospital customer service program. a. Treats co-workers and customers as appropriate. Is courteous and helpful in all customer contacts. 2. Meets hospital and departmental dress code and hygiene guidelines. a. Is familiar with dress code/uniform requirements for department. b. Dresses consistently in the appropriate attire in respect to position at hospital. 3. Meets Joint Commission and hospital educational standards as required. 4. Is present and prepared for work as scheduled. 5. Demonstrates creativity and initiative in job. a. Contributes, develops, supports and/or carries out new ideas and methods in cooperation with co-workers and supervisors. b. Is self-motivated. 6. Demonstrates support for and ability to work as part of a team on achieving departmental and organizational goals. a. Develops positive working relationships, is receptive to and acts upon input from other team members and departments and is willing and able to compromise as needed. 7. Demonstrates organizational skills and effective use of time. 8. Communicates effectively. a. Able to express ideas/opinions, uses appropriate congruent communications methods. b. Deal with co-workers and customers openly and honestly. c. Is receptive and attentive to communication/feedback from co-workers and customers. 9. Adheres to strict customer confidentiality standards, recognizing that even acknowledgment of privileged information is prohibited. 10. Supports and complies with the National Patient Safety Goals and quality improvement initiatives. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Graduation from an accredited school of nursing. 2. Current licensure to permit to practice as a registered nurse in the state of Wisconsin. 3. Current certification or eligibility to become BLS, ACLS,TNCC or ATCN, ENPC and Neonatal certified. 4. One-year experience in Medical/Surgical, Critical Care and or Emergency Care experience preferred. QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: 1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 2. Excellent human relation skills as demonstrated by the ability to interface positively with all customers and employees. 3. Must acquire the knowledge and maintain established competency levels to perform essential professional nursing practice. 4. Must have proficient computer skills with the ability to operate within a Windows environment. 5. Must have the ability to work with frequent interruptions, under stress, with minimal supervision, and to exercise initiative and judgment in analyzing, organizing, planning, prioritizing, scheduling and coordinating work with others. 6. Needs to possess as high level of intelligence, integrity, sense of responsibility and ability to comprehend and analyze details. 7. Knowledge of theory, principles, techniques and practice of professional nursing; of scientific principles and nursing research; of preparation, administration, and actions of medications; of treatments and medical procedures; of counseling and teaching techniques; of medical equipment as it relates to patient care. 8. Ability to operate and handle many kinds of complex equipment. 9. Ability to demonstrate clinical competence and maintain current knowledge in caring for infant through geriatric patients. JOB REQUIREMENTS 1. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, and talk and hear. 2. The Registered Nurse is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The RN is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. 3. The RN must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 4. Good hearing is necessary to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound. 5. Visual acuity is needed to assess color changes, to verify accuracy of written materials and to administer and accurately prepare medications.
Feb 18, 2020
Part time
 
Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
FNP JOB SUMMARY: The Nurse Practitioner will provide high quality, compassionate and comprehensive health care to Urgent Care and Emergency Room patients, in a timely and professional manner, utilizing current and recommended, primary care practices. The Nurse Practitioner will function independently under the guidance and/or collaboration of the medical director. If staffing Walk-In Clinic, the Nurse Practitioner will also have general Lab responsibilities. MAJOR JOB FUNCTION: 1. Performs initial examinations and records findings. Obtains complete medical history data on patients and documents resulting information on the patient’s medical record with countersignature of physician. Reviews patient records and dictates articulate and concise information for the physician and the medical record. 2. Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. 3. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. 4. Administers injections, immunizations and oral medications; performs minor procedures as approved and delineated by the Medical Staff and Board of Directors. 5. Write prescriptions. 6. Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs. 7. Interpret x-rays, CT scans, MRI’s with support from physicians and discuss finding with patients, therapist and staff. 8. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education. 9. Functions independently as situations arise when supportive staff are not available according to collaborative agreement with physician on file and can perform required computer inquiries/reports in HMS and Logicare. 10. Consults and collaborates with other professionals. 11. Functions as a resource person in health matters. 12. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional certification and affiliations. 13. Maintains excellent personal relations and communication with all members of the clinic and hospital staff. 14. Demonstrates proficiency in regards to the computer documentation of patient cares and any other related computerized patient information/documentation. 15. If staffing Walk-In Clinic: performs all specimen collection and blood collection and processes according to Joint Commission and CLIA standards and established procedures. Recognizes test inconsistencies and takes appropriate corrective action. Prepares test reports legibly and initials and dates work as needed. Reviews reports for clerical accuracy. 16. If staffing Walk-In Clinic: responsible for and competent in all required waived testing and provider-performed microscopy as well as performing all related quality control as needed. 17. If staffing Walk-In Clinic: responsible for order entry into HMS as well as results reporting. 18. Performs related work as required. ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Behaves in a manner consistent with hospital customer service program. Treats co-workers and customers as appropriate. Is courteous and helpful in all customer contacts. 2. Meets hospital and departmental dress code and hygiene guidelines. Is familiar with dress code/uniform requirements for department. Dresses consistently in the appropriate attire in respect to position at hospital. 3. Meets Joint Commission and hospital educational standards as required. 4. Is present and prepared for work as scheduled. 5. Demonstrates creativity and initiative in job. Contributes, develops, supports and/or carries out new ideas and methods in cooperation with co-workers and supervisors. Is self-motivated. 6. Demonstrates support for and ability to work as part of a team on achieving departmental and organizational goals. Develops positive working relationships, is receptive to and acts upon input from other team members and departments and is willing and able to compromise as needed. 7. Demonstrates organizational skills and effective use of time. 8. Communicates effectively. Able to express ideas/opinions, uses appropriate congruent communications methods. Deal with co-workers and customers openly and honestly. Is receptive and attentive to communication/feedback from co-workers and customers. 9. Adheres to strict customer confidentiality standards, recognizing that even acknowledgment of privileged information is prohibited. 10. Supports and complies with the National Patient Safety Goals and quality improvement initiatives. CREDENTIALING REQUIREMENTS 1. The NP will be taken through the medical staff/allied health professional credentialing process as outlined in the Medical Staff By-Laws, Rules and Regulations and be approved by the medical staff and Board of Directors. 2. Allied Health Providers will be evaluated under the Medical Staff A.H.P. reappointment process rather than the HR annual review process. 3. Allied Health Providers may be required to complete annual educational requirements specific to TMH and their position. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Masters Degree in Nursing. Current licensure as RN in State of WI. 2. Valid as APNP in the State of WI. 3. DEA Certification. 4. Current certification in BLS, ACLS and PALS required with recertification occurring every two years with no grace period. 5. ANA and/or AANP required. 6. 3 years of professional nursing experience preferred. QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: 1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 2. Excellent human relation skills as demonstrated by the ability to interface positively with all customers and employees. 3. Must acquire the knowledge and maintain established competency levels to perform essential professional nursing practice. 4. Must have proficient computer skills with the ability to operate within a Windows environment. 5. Must have the ability to work with frequent interruptions, under stress, with minimal supervision, and to exercise initiative and judgment in analyzing, organizing, planning, prioritizing, scheduling and coordinating work with others. 6. Needs to possess as high level of intelligence, integrity, sense of responsibility and ability to comprehend and analyze details. 7. Knowledge of theory, principles, techniques and practice of scientific principles and research; of preparation, administration, and actions of medications; of treatments and medical procedures; of counseling and teaching techniques; of medical equipment as it relates to patient care. 8. Ability to operate and handle many kinds of complex equipment. 9. Ability to demonstrate clinical competence and maintain current knowledge in caring for all age specific patients. JOB REQUIREMENTS 1. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, and talk and hear. 2. The Nurse Practitioner is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The Nurse Practitioner is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. 3. The Nurse Practitioner must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 4. Good hearing is necessary to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound. 5. Visual acuity is needed to assess color changes, to verify accuracy of written materials. 6. Computer/keyboard skills required. Must have the ability to operate in a Windows environment. PA-C JOB SUMMARY: The Physician Assistant will provide high quality, compassionate and comprehensive health care to Urgent Care and Emergency Room patients, in a timely and professional manner, utilizing current and recommended, primary care practices. Will consult and confer with supervising physician. MAJOR JOB FUNCTION: 1. Performs initial examinations and records findings. Obtains complete medical history data on patients and documents resulting information on the patient’s medical record with countersignature of physician. Reviews patient records and dictates articulate and concise information for the physician and the medical record. 2. Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. 3. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures. 4. Administers injections, immunizations and oral medications; performs minor procedures as approved and delineated by the Medical Staff and Board of Directors. 5. Write prescriptions. 6. Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs. 7. Interpret x-rays, CT scans, MRI’s with support from physicians and discuss finding with patients, therapist and staff. 8. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Provides patient education. 9. Functions as situations arise when supportive staff are not available and can perform required computer inquiries/reports in HMS and Logicare. 10. Consults and collaborates with other professionals. 11. Functions as a resource person in health matters. 12. Participates in professional development activities and maintains professional certification and affiliations. 13. Maintains excellent personal relations and communication with all members of the clinic and hospital staff. 14. Demonstrates proficiency in regards to the computer documentation of patient cares and any other related computerized patient information/documentation. 15. Performs related work as required. ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Behaves in a manner consistent with hospital customer service program. Treats co-workers and customers as appropriate. Is courteous and helpful in all customer contacts. 2. Meets hospital and departmental dress code and hygiene guidelines. Is familiar with dress code/uniform requirements for department. Dresses consistently in the appropriate attire in respect to position at hospital. 3. Meets Joint Commission and hospital educational standards as required. 4. Is present and prepared for work as scheduled. 5. Demonstrates creativity and initiative in job. Contributes, develops, supports and/or carries out new ideas and methods in cooperation with co-workers and supervisors. Is self-motivated. 6. Demonstrates support for and ability to work as part of a team on achieving departmental and organizational goals. Develops positive working relationships, is receptive to and acts upon input from other team members and departments and is willing and able to compromise as needed. 7. Demonstrates organizational skills and effective use of time. 8. Communicates effectively. Able to express ideas/opinions, uses appropriate congruent communications methods. Deal with co-workers and customers openly and honestly. Is receptive and attentive to communication/feedback from co-workers and customers. 9. Adheres to strict customer confidentiality standards, recognizing that even acknowledgment of privileged information is prohibited. 10. Supports and complies with the National Patient Safety Goals and quality improvement initiatives. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS 1. Graduation from an accredited Physician Assistant Program, with current State of WI and National Certification (NCCPA). 2. DEA Certification. 3. Current certification in BLS, ACLS and PALS required with recertification occurring every two years with no grace period. 4. Previous experience as a PA in general medicine and family practice is desired but not required. QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: 1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 2. Excellent human relation skills as demonstrated by the ability to interface positively with all customers and employees. 3. Must acquire the knowledge and maintain established competency levels to perform essential professional nursing practice. 4. Must have proficient computer skills with the ability to operate within a Windows environment. 5. Must have the ability to work with frequent interruptions, under stress, with minimal supervision, and to exercise initiative and judgment in analyzing, organizing, planning, prioritizing, scheduling and coordinating work with others. 6. Needs to possess as high level of intelligence, integrity, sense of responsibility and ability to comprehend and analyze details. 7. Knowledge of theory, principles, techniques and practice of scientific principles and research; of preparation, administration, and actions of medications; of treatments and medical procedures; of counseling and teaching techniques; of medical equipment as it relates to patient care. 8. Ability to operate and handle many kinds of complex equipment. 9. Ability to demonstrate clinical competence and maintain current knowledge in caring for all age specific patients. JOB REQUIREMENTS 1. Regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, and talk and hear. 2. The Physician Assistant is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The Physician Assistant is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. 3. The Physician Assistant must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 4. Good hearing is necessary to receive detailed information through oral communication and to make fine discriminations in sound. 5. Visual acuity is needed to assess color changes, to verify accuracy of written materials. 6. Computer/keyboard skills required. Must have the ability to operate in a Windows environment.
Feb 06, 2020