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
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time with benefits; 72 hours in the two week pay period, variable 12 hour shifts; weekend and holiday rotations required. 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.
Sep 12, 2019
Part time
Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
POSITION DETAILS: Part-time with benefits; 36 hours per two week pay period; variable 12 hour shifts and will include days and nights; weekend and holiday rotations required. 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.
Sep 10, 2019
Part time
Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
POSITION DETAILS: Part-time with benefits; 60 hours per two week pay period, variable 12 hour shifts, weekend and holiday rotations. 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.
Aug 31, 2019
Part time
Tomah Memorial Hospital Tomah, WI 54660, USA
POSITION DETAILS: Part-time with benefits; 36 hours in the two week pay period with 12 hour shifts; every third weekend rotation; holiday rotation. JOB SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Registered Nurse, performs a variety of clerical duties associated with patient care unit operations. Complies with objectives, standards and policies of the department and within the parameters of his or her preparation. Cooperates with the members of the nursing and medical staffs and other hospital departments. MAJOR JOB FUNCTION: 1. Maintains an orderly and businesslike environment at the nursing station in order to assist members of the health care team in the performance of their jobs despite high stress factors. 2. Transcribes doctors’ orders per hospital policy. Prepares and maintains computer information. Completes daily order entry of the electronic medication administration record. Notifies RN immediately of all STAT orders. Updates patient Kardexes daily and with each new order. 3. Stickers, assembles, completes and processes patient’s charts as indicated. Maintains an accurate clinical record, recording information accurately per hospital policy. 4. Audits charts daily for incomplete or missing documentation (i.e. Progress Notes, Care Plans, Education Plans, Safety Assessment, Discharge Summaries, Medication Reconciliation, unapproved abbreviation and critical lab documentation), brings same to the attention of the appropriate member of the health care team for correction. Checks charts and removes non-permanent reports (if no notations on it) when permanent reports are obtained. 5. Initiates discharge instructions in Exit Care system. 6. Communicates with members of the health team, patients and visitors using verbal and written means utilizing equipment such as telephone, paging system and computer. Performs message duties as necessary and will also complete requests for non-medical services for patients. Prints daily TMH emails and posts in the communication book. 7. Is responsible for updating patient activity sheet for each shift. Prepares daily patient service requisitions. Sends profile and change-of-bed status to pharmacy on patient admission, discharge and transfer. 8. Initiates daily worksheets, such as Intake & Output, daily flow sheets, charge sheets and is responsible for obtaining lab and x-ray reports and notifying RN of results. 9. Prepares special forms such as body-release permit. Obtains closed records from HIS as needed. 10. Orders unit supplies to maintain inventory of the unit’s equipment and stock and supplies. Prepares requisitions and reports for maintenance repairs. 11. Completes patient call backs on a daily basis. 12. Shows dependability by being punctual; maintains consistent attendance. 13. Attends staff meetings at least 50% of the time. Reads and initials all meeting minutes of those not in attendance. 14. Maintains a good working relationship among all nursing unit personnel and other hospital employees through appropriate communication. Willing to identify problems and participate in problem solving process. Demonstrates the ability to evaluate suggestions and criticism objectively. 15. Accepts reassignment as needed to provide necessary coverage for all patient care units. 16. Demonstrates proficiency in regards to the computer documentation of patient cares and any other related computerized patient information/documentation. 17. 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 The 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. Current and valid LPN license. 2. Successful completion of Certified Nursing Assistant program and current certification of such. 3. Current certification or eligibility to become BLS certified. 4. On or more years experience preferred. 5. Medical Terminology knowledge required. QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS: 1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 2. Excellent computer skills. 3. Excellent human relation skills as demonstrated by the ability to interface positively with all customers and employees. 4. Must complete a minimum of 8 hours of eMAR training with Super User and 2 hours 1:1 with Pharmacist, complete medication safety class, and maintain ongoing competency. 5. Must acquire the knowledge and maintain established competency levels to perform all other essential duties. 6. Must have proficient computer skills with the ability to operate within a Windows environment. 7. Must have the ability to work with frequent interruptions, under stress and with minimal supervision. 8. Needs to possess as high level of intelligence and integrity, sense of responsibility and ability to comprehend and analyze details. 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 Ward Clerk/LPN is frequently required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. The Ward Clerk is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel or crouch. 3. The Ward Clerk/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.
Aug 15, 2019