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.

Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
POSITION DETAILS: Per diem, non-benefited; 12 hour shifts, 6am to 6pm or 6pm to 6am; variable hours per pay period. JOB SUMMARY: Provides quality nursing care for maternal and newborn patients. Cooperates with other professional staff to provide services that reflect the caring philosophy of the hospital. MAJOR JOB FUNCTION: 1. Completes initial nursing histories, assesses patients’ conditions and develops individual plan of care for patients assigned to the unit. 2. Provides direct patient care, evaluates outcome, consults with other specialists as required and adjusts nursing care processes as indicated to ensure optimal patient care. 3. Accurately administers medications and performs procedures that cannot be delegated including: a. Assesses labor progression. b. Manages induction of labor and cervical ripening. c. Deals competently with medical emergencies including prolapsed cord, breech delivery, postpartum hemorrhage, precipitious delivery, uterine rupture, management of meconium, amnioinfusion, abruptio placenta and placenta previa. d. Performs fetal heart monitoring. e. Makes assessment of labor progress. f. Manages pregnancy-caused hypertension. g. Initiates intravenous therapy and use of infusion pumps. h. Participates in emergency drug administration. i. Assists with vacuum extractor. j. Assesses condition of the newborn, including gestational exam. k. Performs neonatal resuscitation and assists with intubation if required. l. Recognizes and manages neonatal sepsis. 4. Teaches and supervises the proper performance of nursing acts that have been delegated to others and monitors nursing care of other health care team members. 5. Promotes patient/client education and involves the patient and significant others in implementation of health goals. 6. Understands and adheres to JOINT COMMISSION standards as they apply to the nursing profession. 7. Participates in fire, safety, disaster and infection control educational programs and exercises. 8. Participates in specific patient quality assessment activities, including chart review. 9. Complies with certification/recertification requirements of the position and attends continuing education courses to remain current in the field. 10. Demonstrates proficiency in regards to the computer documentation of patient cares and any other related computerized patient information/documentation. 11. Actively participates in developing own professional goals. Completes all required education, audits, and in services in allotted time frame. 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 and Neonatal certified. 4. Participates in perinatal continuing education program, when offered every 4-5 years. QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: 1. Demonstrated competencies in the care of the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum patient and her newborn. 2. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 3. Excellent human relation skills as demonstrated by the ability to interface positively with all customers and employees. 4. Must acquire the knowledge and maintain established competency levels to perform essential professional nursing practice. 5. Must have proficient computer skills with the ability to operate within a Windows environment. 6. 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. 7. Needs to possess as high level of intelligence, integrity, sense of responsibility and ability to comprehend and analyze details. 8. 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. 9. Ability to operate and handle many kinds of complex equipment. 10. 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, and smell. 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. 6. Computer/keyboard skills required. Must have the ability to operate in a Windows environment.
Nov 13, 2019
Full time
 
Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time with benefits; 72 hours in the two week pay period; variable shifts between the hours of 0600 and 2400; weekend and holiday rotations required. 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.
Nov 06, 2019
Full time
 
Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time with benefits; 72 hours in the two week pay period; variable shifts, could be days, pm's or nights; weekend and holiday rotations required. JOB SUMMARY: The LPN provides direct nursing care for individual clients. The LPN delivers assigned delegated aspects of care, consistent with the overall comprehensive nursing plan of care documented by the Registered Nurse, and agency/unit policy, procedures and protocols. The LPN communicates with individual clients and visiting family or significant others to encourage expression of needs and confers with the Registered Nurse when patient’s expressed needs appear to be different from the documented plan of care. The LPN adjusts his/her patient care schedule to work with other health team members to meet patient needs. The LPN organizes his/her time and use of supplies in order to provide and document those delegated aspects of care for which he/she is accountable. MAJOR JOB FUNCTION: 1. Assists in the orientation and education of others. Ensures completion of orientation skills record, initials and dates in timely fashion. 2. Keeps current on professional nursing practice and care of the terminally ill. Attends 80% of offered hospice educational programs and 100% of mandatory programs. Documents attendance on inservice record. 3. Assures adherence to ethical and legal standards of the agency. Is aware of, and nursing practice is congruent with, the Hospice Touch Mission Statement and Tomah Memorial Mission and Values; does not exceed the authority of the LPN and is aware of and follows Tomah Memorial/Hospice Touch policy and procedure. Follows safety guidelines as related to body mechanics, hazardous materials and standard and transmission-based isolation precautions. 4. Provides nursing care and emotional support to meet the special care and bereavement needs of child, adolescent, adult, geriatric and their families as delegated within the patient’s comprehensive plan of care and consistent with this plan. Collects vital signs and accurately observes and reports changes on patient condition to RN Case Manager. Provides assistance in activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, nutrition, elimination, mobility or ambulation, maintenance environment, safety. Maintains knowledge and competency in drug therapy for all ages of patients served. 5. Continuously assess and evaluates patients and families satisfaction and acceptance of Hospice services and response to the plan of care. Document on appropriate flows. Documentation is legible, accurate and complete. Charting reflects progress to identified goals and patients and families response to interventions. 6. Is proficient in symptom management advocating the patients right to be as comfortable as possible with consistent management of physical, emotional and spiritual discomfort. Responds promptly to patient’s identified needs, obtains MD orders and medication per policy and in a timely manner. Is proficient in drug calculation and conversion, med. administration, use of equipment and supplies and alternative therapies. Maintains knowledge and competency in the potential for drug/food, drug/drug, drug/disease interaction for all age groups. 7. Is committed to the Team concept of care. Promptly notifies Nurse Case Manager or Hospice Coordinator of change in patient condition, need or complaint. Works cooperatively with all Team members and respects each Team members area of expertise. Gives and receives input in a respectful collaborative manner. Demonstrates the ability to accept suggestions and criticism objectively without friction. 8. Is aware of the importance of customer satisfaction in all areas and actively attempts to achieve this. Promptly notifies Hospice Coordinator of any patient or customer complaint and attempts to correct the problem, asks patients and families regarding satisfaction, updates MD’s as appropriate. Is respectful, courteous and helpful in all contacts. 9. Recognize personal need for support and demonstrates self-care behaviors. Informs Hospice Coordinator or Social Worker when assignment becomes emotionally draining for counseling and additional support. Attends all Hospice self-care inservices and retreats and has a personal plan for stress management. Uses open honest communication. 10. Demonstrates proficiency in regards to the computer documentation of patient cares and any other related computerized patient information/documentation. 11. Displays behaviors, by actions and verbalization, that reflect an acceptance of the hospice/palliative work standards. Maintains appropriate boundaries with patients and families and seeks direction when boundaries become blurred or questionable. Is open to change and a positive change agent. Takes ownership and responsibility for their actions, how they impact others and the provision of patient care, and respects the right of the entire team to have a welcoming, safe, and positive work environment. 12. Performs other duties as assigned. 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. High school diploma or equivalent required. 2. Graduate of an approved school of practical nursing. 3. Current licensure to practice in Wisconsin and certificate of completion of pharmacology course. 4. Current certification or eligibility to become BLS certified. 5. Successful completion or agreement to complete Hospice/Volunteer training. 6. Must have access to insured vehicle and have current and valid WI Driver’s License. 7. Previous 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 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 and with minimal supervision. 6. Needs to possess as high level of intelligence, integrity, sense of responsibility and ability to comprehend and analyze details. 7. Ability to operate and handle many kinds of complex equipment. 8. 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 LPN is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The LPN is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch, and detect odors. 3. The LPN 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.
Nov 03, 2019
Full time
 
Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time with benefits; variable; 9-12 hour shifts between 6am and 12am; weekend and holiday rotations. 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.
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