Sheridan Memorial Hospital

     

Live and work at the foot of the Big Horn Mountains in Sheridan, Wyoming! Sheridan Memorial Hospital has been caring for this community and northern Wyoming for 100 years. Nestled at the foothills of the Big Horn Mountains of north eastern Wyoming spectacular scenery and outdoor activities abound. This is an excellent place to raise a family, with outstanding schools and many cultural and recreational activities available.

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has various job opportunities available. Should you choose to join our workforce, you will be among co-workers who are friendly, compassionate, caring and courteous. At Sheridan Memorial Hospital, the focus is on providing the most positive patient experience possible.

We offer an excellent benefit package (2020 Benefits Overview), tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance, competitive wages to include shift differential, comprehensive on-site education and certification programs and an opportunity for cross-training in many areas of the hospital. Our hospital has state-of-the-art technology and equipment comparative to that of many larger facilities.

We focus on creating and nurturing a workplace that encourages, recognizes and rewards individual effort and creativity; to be responsive to changing modes of health care delivery and adapt accordingly; and, to operate a financially viable institution delivering services in a cost effective manner. We value effective communication and honesty and we believe that teamwork based on mutual respect is key to success.

Various work schedules and shifts are available to accommodate your active lifestyle as well as provide added depth within our facility. For further information regarding job opportunities, including qualifications and requirements or the application process, please contact:

Recruiter/Coordinator
Human Resources
Sheridan Memorial Hospital
1401 West Fifth Street, Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307.673.4296
Fax: 307.673.4295
Contact Human Resources by Email at recruiting@sheridanhospital.org

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Is An Equal Opportunity Employer

Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The radiation therapist is a member of the radiation oncology team who has knowledge of the overall characteristics and clinical relevance of radiation oncology treatment machines and equipment, and has the education and expertise necessary to perform treatment modalities in accordance with radiation dose distributions and dose calculations in collaboration with the medical physicist and radiation oncologist. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Coordinate treatment simulations and tumor localization on dedicated devices, including CT, MRI, and PET when indicated, for radiation oncology treatment planning. Supervise, perform, or assist in the planning of the production of moulds, casts, and other immobilization devices. Supervise the therapist staff in the implementation of the treatment plan including: the correct use of immobilization devices, compensators, wedges, field arrangement, and other treatment variables. Provide physics and technical support to the Medical Physicist, in radiation protection, qualitative machine calibrations, and quality assurance of the radiation oncology equipment. . Participate in clinical research for the development and implementation of new techniques. Responsible for the care and safety of patients undergoing radiation therapy and use of equipment to minimize hazards of electric shock, burns and extraneous radiation to patients. Provides care appropriate to condition and age of the patient, including pediatric, geriatric and general population. Responsible for safe handling of equipment; performs a pre-procedure check on all equipment; provides preventative maintenance. Instructs and prepares patients for radiation therapy procedures. Determines most suitable anatomical posture and positions and shields patients accordingly. Reviews prescribed dosage of ionizing radiation for accuracy before all treatments. Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Practices medical and surgical asepsis at all times. Observes patient reaction to radiation therapy; reports any patient changes to the radiologist. Able to assess patient pain interfering with treatment procedure - makes appropriate physician/nurse contact for intervention. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Assists Radiation Oncologist with radiation treatment plans. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Assists in maintaining basic records and reports. Assists in maintaining files. Assists in training of students and ancillary personnel. Interacts professionally with patient/family. Treat patients and families with respect and dignity. Maintains a good working relationship within the department and with other departments. Is acquainted with local fire and safety regulations. Checks prescription, diagnosis, chart and patient identification. Explains procedures to the patients, means of communication during treatment and procedure to follow if an emergency arises during treatment. Reinforces the Radiation Oncologists’ instructions regarding reactions to the treatment and their care. Prepares room and equipment for the patient according to the prescription, i.e., immobilization devises, blocks, field sizes, etc. Transfers patients safely to the couch or wheelchair giving special care to catheters, IV’s, or any special needs of the patient. Accurately sets up the patient according to the technical parameters detailed in the chart. Verifies the treatment Mu’s and beam energy in the treatment chart noting any prescribed adjustments. Maintains auditory, visual and verbal contact with the patient during treatment. Accurately documents treatment Mu’s cumulative doses, treatment parameters, instructions, diagrams, photos, and all billing information. Maintains the scheduling and daily logs for the assigned treatment unit with efficiency and productivity in mind. Performs treatment simulation and all that is required for procedure including cerrobend block fabrication. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications High School graduate; BS degree preferred Graduation from an AMA approved school of Radiologic Technology, either college affiliated or hospital trained Graduation from a 12-month course in Radiation Therapy Technology Registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certified by the State of Wyoming to practice and administer radiation Current BLS certification, required. One year of experience under a Board Certified Radiologist/Radiation Oncologist Capable of performing independently radiation therapy and dosimetry plans Communicates routinely with medical oncologist and medical physicist with regards to dosimetry planning Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 19, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
$15,000 Sign on Bonus and Relocation Assistance ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The registered nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The registered nurse communicates with physicians/managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Professional Practice Adheres to organizational policies and procedures. Adheres to professional guidelines for practice such as defined by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice. Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed to provide patient-centered care. Demonstrates effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, and leadership skills. Compliance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Kindness First Service Standards. Quality Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Includes patient and family in all aspects of pain management through on-going education about pain, assessment, treatment and common barriers to adequate management. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safe delivery of patient-centered care in a timely manner. Service Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service/discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications ACLS certification, required. ENPC or PALS certification, required. New Hires will obtain ACLS and ENPC or PALS within 1 year, required. Preferred 2 years of experience in acute care surgery. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit. May work in other units as oriented/assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status. Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management. Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site. Assists with orientation of new employees to the ICU. Maintains department competencies. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / Licenses and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. ACLS certification required within one year of position start date. ENPC or PALS certification required, within one year of start date. TNCC certification, strongly preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Primarily provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for antepartum, intrapartum, postpartum, and newborn patients. Additionally may care for gyn and non-OB/GYN patients when not working in the Labor and Delivery setting and in times of peak overflow from other units. Age range served: newborn, adolescent, adult and geriatric. Communicates with physicians/Unit Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including: results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Knowledge of medications and their correct administration/calculation based on the age of the patient and their clinical condition. Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy. This includes all unit age specific populations. Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as a liaison between patient/family and physicians, other healthcare providers, and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Demonstrates knowledge of OSHA regulations: Complies with Blood borne Pathogen, TB exposure plans, and Hazardous Waste Management Program. Maintains competencies in Labor / Delivery and Postpartum / Gyn by: attending unit specific skills labs and working a minimum of: 2 shifts / month in Labor and Delivery and 1 shift / month in Postpartum / Gyn. Actively cross-trained to at least 1 other unit within Women’s and Children’s Services. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS : Current, unrestricted Wyoming RN License Minimum of five (5) years previous RN acute care experience preferred but not mandatory. BLS and ACLS certification required. Basic computer knowledge and organizational skills. Excellent customer service skills. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The Registered Nurse communicates with physicians/Managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Able to triage patients accurately. Able to provide trauma nursing care to patients including primary and secondary assessment, identification of problems based on assessment data, identification of nursing care priorities, implementation of interventions, and evaluation of interventions. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Knowledge of EMTALA federal requirements and how they pertain to the Emergency Department. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations. Assists with orientation of new employees to the ED. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education/Experience/Licenses Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. Department Specific: Current ACLS certification, required. ENPC or PALS certification, required. TNCC certification within one year of hire date, required. Experience interpreting cardiac rhythms preferred. Experience with titratable medications preferred. Willing to work various shifts including 7am-7pm, 10am -10pm, and 7pm - 7am, as staffing needs require. One weekend of call per month. Previous critical care experience preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here .
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility neslted beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northesast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and speciality care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The Registered Nurse communicates with physicians/Managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Adheres to professional guidelines for practice such as defined by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice, as well as AORN and ASPAN Standards. Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed to provide patient-centered care. Demonstrates effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, and leadership skills. Compliance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Kindness First Service Standards. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Includes patient and family in all aspects of pain management through on-going education about pain, assessment, treatment and common barriers to adequate management. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safe delivery of patient-centered care in a timely manner. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Baccalaureate degree in nursing, preferred. Minimum of two years of acute care surgery, preferred. PALS certification within one year of postition start date, required. ACLS certification within one year of position start date, required. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The registered nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The registered nurse communicates with physicians/managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Professional Practice Adheres to organizational policies and procedures. Adheres to professional guidelines for practice such as defined by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice. Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed to provide patient-centered care. Demonstrates effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, and leadership skills. Compliance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Kindness First Service Standards. Quality Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Includes patient and family in all aspects of pain management through on-going education about pain, assessment, treatment and common barriers to adequate management. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safe delivery of patient-centered care in a timely manner. Service Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service/discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications ACLS certification, required. ENPC or PALS certification, required. New Hires will obtain ACLS and ENPC or PALS within 1 year, required. Preferred 2 years of experience in acute care surgery. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The Registered Nurse communicates with physicians/Managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Follows the five medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Knowledgeable of Infection Control, TB, Blood borne Pathogens and Hazardous waste plans. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly with all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Assists physician(s) and physician assistant(s) with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates the ability to use the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), to gather data and input quality information for EMR reporting measures. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Assists in successful implementation of programs to improve coding and reimbursement for specific procedures. Assists in identifying referring physicians and assuring to the extent possible that strong relationships are developed and preserved. Assists the physician(s) and physician assistant(s) in addressing hospital and clinic related issues, serves as a liaison and representative of in resolving problems and participates on committees as appropriate. Ability to effectively coordinate care in a complex practice model with highly interactive multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals with competing demands on available resources which must be balanced to create patient-centered care. Work will include setting common goals, merging resources, providing education, and cross training roles. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. BSN, preferred. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Minimum of one year of acute care experience, preferred. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications ACLS certification, preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit. May work in other units as oriented/assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status. Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management. Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site. Assists with orientation of new employees to the ICU. Maintains department competencies. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / Licenses and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. ACLS certification required within one year of position start date. ENPC or PALS certification required, within one year of start date. TNCC certification, strongly preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Part time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit. May work in other units as oriented/assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status. Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management. Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site. Assists with orientation of new employees to the ICU. Maintains department competencies. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / Licenses and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. ACLS certification required within one year of position start date. ENPC or PALS certification required, within one year of start date. TNCC certification, strongly preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Essential daily duties include rooming patients, reviewing patient history and assessing the health status of patients by collecting and analyzing patient data. Staff will be responsible for the development and implementation of processes consistent with nursing standard specific to patient needs including patient call-back and the implementation of patient education tools and processors. RNs will be required to perform general nursing duties including evaluation, planning, implementation and documentation of nursing care for an assigned population. Testing and administering medications within the nursing scope of practice is expected. It is required that each RN is familiar with standard concept, procedures, and practices in nursing services. Employees will participate in performance improvement and CQI activities as necessary. Other duties may include assisting in office procedures, supply inventory management, cleaning and organizing exam rooms and equipment, scheduling and assisting in patient reception services and office coordinator duties as necessary. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals as well as healthcare consumers. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Follows the ten medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to adequately asses and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non-pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Knowledge of Infection Control, TB, Blood Borne Pathogens and Hazardous Waste plans. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluations effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly with all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professional with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates the ability to use the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), to gather data and input quality information for EMR reporting measurements. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Assists in successful implementation of programs to improve coding and reimbursement for office-specific procedures. Assists the physician(s), physician assistant(s), and Nurse Practitioners in addressing hospital and clinic related issues, serves as liaison and representative of Big Horn Health Network in resolving problems and participates on committees as appropriate. Ability to effectively coordinate care in a complex practice model with highly interactive multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals with competing demands on available resources which must balance to create patient-centered care. Work will include setting common goals, merging resources, providing education, and cross training roles. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Keeps fiscally responsible of inventory and competently order supplies, including dept specific supplies. Assists in identifying referring physicians and assuring to the extent possible that strong relationships are developed and preserved. Disclaimer: The above position has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current BLS certification, required. Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse, Practical Nurse license, Certified Medical Assistant, or Medical Assistant experience. A minimum of two years patient care experience. Current ACLS certification, preferred (if not required below in Dept Specific). Attend initial Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training, preferred Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
JOB SUMMARY The Patient Safety Support, under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, functions to provide continuous observation of patients who have the potential for or who have demonstrated behaviors that put themselves or others at risk for harm or injury. The Patient Safety Support is responsible for maintaining a safe and clean environment and notifies the Registered Nurse of any changes in condition or behavior that could indicate potential problems for the patient or staff. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Professional Practice • Adheres to organizational policies and procedures. • Complies with all hospital rules, regulations , policies, and procedures. • Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed. • Demonstrates effective, professional communication and conflict resolution skills. • Compliance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Service Standards as defined in Kindness First. • Maintains all privacy and security of all confidential and protected health information (PHI). Quality • Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of injury or harm. • Ability to observe the patient’s behavior and activity and report to nursing staff. • Documentation meets current standards and policies, if applicable. • Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. • Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safety of the patient, or staff, in a timely manner. • Reports all unforeseen events into RL Solutions. Service • Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. • Assists in calming and/or reorienting confused or agitated patients. • Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. • Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. • Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized, and function well under stressful situations. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS High school graduate or equivalent Current CPR-BLS certification required Preferred health care, mental health, or law enforcement experience Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI), offered by SMH, will need to be obtained within 90 days of employment Additional Skills and requirements Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing Additional languages desirable Basic computer knowledge Organizational skills Stays abreast of organizational policies and procedures Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physician/manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Demonstrates knowledge of basic cardiac rhythms and identifies dysrhythmias. Evaluates patients identifying those at risk for falls and implements the appropriate protocols Exhibits appropriate use of the nursing process: assessment, planning, intervention and evaluation of the following disease entities: COPD, pneumonia, diabetes, anticoagulation therapy, total knee/hip replacement, cholecystectomy, CHF, UTI, MRSA infections, Detox, cancer, pain management Participates in Medical/ Surgical performance improvement activities. Demonstrates knowledge of standards for restraints and seclusion, i.e. Restraint and Seclusion protocol, physician orders, documentation and reporting, and patient rights and teaching. Knowledgeable of Infection Control, TB, Blood borne Pathogens and Hazardous waste plans. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Essential daily duties include rooming patients, reviewing patient history and assessing the health status of patients by collecting and analyzing patient data. Staff will be responsible for the development and implementation of processes consistent with nursing standard specific to patient needs including patient call-back and the implementation of patient education tools and processors. RNs will be required to perform general nursing duties including evaluation, planning, implementation and documentation of nursing care for an assigned population. Testing and administering medications within the nursing scope of practice is expected. It is required that each RN is familiar with standard concept, procedures, and practices in nursing services. Employees will participate in performance improvement and CQI activities as necessary. Other duties may include assisting in office procedures, supply inventory management, cleaning and organizing exam rooms and equipment, scheduling and assisting in patient reception services and office coordinator duties as necessary. The position requires excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals as well as healthcare consumers. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Follows the ten medication rights and reduces the potential for medication errors. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to adequately asses and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non-pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management. Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Knowledge of Infection Control, TB, Blood Borne Pathogens and Hazardous Waste plans. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluations effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly with all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic, and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professional with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates the ability to use the Electronic Medical Record (EMR), to gather data and input quality information for EMR reporting measurements. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Assists in successful implementation of programs to improve coding and reimbursement for office-specific procedures. Assists the physician(s), physician assistant(s), and Nurse Practitioners in addressing hospital and clinic related issues, serves as liaison and representative of Big Horn Health Network in resolving problems and participates on committees as appropriate. Ability to effectively coordinate care in a complex practice model with highly interactive multi-disciplinary team of healthcare professionals with competing demands on available resources which must balance to create patient-centered care. Work will include setting common goals, merging resources, providing education, and cross training roles. Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization. Keeps fiscally responsible of inventory and competently order supplies, including dept specific supplies. Assists in identifying referring physicians and assuring to the extent possible that strong relationships are developed and preserved. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current Wyoming license as a Registered Nurse without restrictions. Current BLS certification, required. A minimum of 2 years nursing experience, preferred. Attend initial Non Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) training, preferred. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current ACLS certification or obtains within 1 year of hire date. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The performance of the Utilization Review function on all patients presenting for hospitalization to assist in identifying patients appropriate for admission to inpatient, observation, or other patient care status. Conducting continued stay review evaluating the medical necessity, appropriateness and efficient use of health care services of all hospitalizations, inpatient or outpatient. Collaborating with the physicians, health care team and care coordinator to optimally certify the level of care and facilitate the patient’s movement thru the continuum of care as appropriate. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Demonstrates expertise in the application of InterQual criteria. Review of clinical data for ED admits, making level of care recommendation to the ED physician and obtaining any additional clinical information that may assist in level of care determination. Manages all direct admits, clarifying level of care orders and performing InterQual screening as appropriate. Acquires additional information if necessary to assist in level of care determination. Reviews all request for changes in status for admission from the PACU, cardiac catherization area, or any outpatient surgery areas. Applies InterQual criteria to determine appropriateness for level of care requested, consulting with attending physician as necessary. Insures operative procedure performed is the operative procedure prior-authorized with the third partypayor and communicates any variance. Serves as a resource for facilitating patient transfers, including, but not limited to, obtaining or providing clinical information from/to the referring/accepting facility. Performing clinical reviews of all inbound transfers for appropriateness. Identification of high risk social issues and referral to Social Worker or Director of Medical Management as appropriate. Proficiency with use of Conditional Code 44. Monitors use of healthcare resources. Communicates with physicians to assure patient receives diagnostics/evaluations in the proper setting, i.e. inpatient vs outpatient Maintains current knowledge of CMS (Medicare) rules and regulations. Communicates openly with third party payors and works collaboratively with them to avoid concurrent denials. Collaborates with the care coordinator to ensure appropriate level of care, Actively participates in the multidisciplinary team meetings Identifies and documents delays in service Serves as an expert resource to physicians and healthcare staff in the application of InterQual criteria and the use of evidence based practices. Conducts initial (admission) reviews at the time of presentation, or within 24 hours, if patient presents during uncovered hours. Conducts concurrent review per department policy (every three days for Medicare unless the patient condition changes), and as private payor dictates. Conducts observation reviews daily Follows department policy regarding escalation of utilization issues to the Physician Advisor or his/her designee. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse License. BLS certification, required. Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or related field with case management experience, preferred. 3-5 years recent hospital based patient care or relevant experience. 3-5 years Milliman or InterQual experience, preferred. HMO, managed care, PPO, Utilization Management/medical management experience preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Versatile, competent, experienced registered nurses to serve as Float Pool Registered Nurses (PRN) who perform a full range of professional nursing duties on a variety of patient care unites such as Telemetry, Medical – Surgical, Critical Care, Pediatrics and the Emergency Department. Duties include assessing, planning, evaluating and implementing patient care in accordance with accepted standards of practice and organizational policy, administering medications and treatments, performing documentation and providing education to patients and families. Float Pool Registered Nurses are assigned throughout the hospital and have varying schedules and unit assignments. DEPARTMENT KEY RESPONSIBILITIES : Provides direct and indirect professional nursing care for patients in the Intensive Care Unit, Medical Surgical Unit, Emergency Department and any other area assigned. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Communicates with physicians about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in all departments with adequate supervision. Demonstrates knowledge of cardiac monitoring. Correctly identifies dysrhythmias and treats appropriately based upon ACLS protocol. Required to work 1/3 in each area per year, but if high demand is in a specific area that will be the balance. Able to provide basic airway management utilizing oral and nasal airways, ambu bag, jaw thrust or head tilt/chin lift maneuvers, and suctioning. Functions competently during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Provides care to patients with compromised nutritional/metabolic status. Provides care to patients requiring extensive fluid and electrolyte management. Able to assess and care for patients in the immediate post anesthesia period. Able to function independently by using critical thinking skills to assess and intervene in critical situations until physician is on site. Maintains department competencies. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. BSN, preferred. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Minimum of 2 years of critical care experience, preferred. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications ACLS certification, required. ENPC or PALS certification, required. TNCC certification within one year of position start date, required. NVCI or equivalent certification within one year of position start date, required. NRP certification, preferred. Additional Skills Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing Basic computer knowledge Organizational skills Participates in continuing education activities within the department and organization Attends and actively participates in departmental staff meetings Keeps up to date with clinical practice and evidence-based practice guidelines Stays abreast of organizational policies and procedures Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The goal of the RN case manager is to educate high risk patients on their diagnosis, disease process and medications, as well as be a liaison with the patient’s physicians in identifying any potential gaps in care or understanding. The RN case manager will communicate with physicians /manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology, and is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Serves as a resource for facilitating patient transfers, including, but not limited to, obtaining or providing clinical information from/to the referring/accepting facility. Performing clinical reviews of all inbound transfers for appropriateness. Identification of high risk social issues and referral to social worker case manager Monitors use of healthcare resources. Communicates with providers to assure patient receives diagnostics/evaluations in the proper setting, i.e. inpatient vs. outpatient Actively participates in the multidisciplinary team meetings. Identifies and documents delays in service. Serves as an expert resource to physicians and healthcare staff in the application of InterQual criteria and the use of evidence-based practices. Follows department policy regarding escalation of utilization issues to the provider or his/her designee. Determine patients at risk for re-admissions, as identified by the discharge assessment at the time of admission. Rounds with providers as a team on patients as appropriate. Education of patients regarding their diagnosis and disease. Begin discharge teaching and education on admission. Documentation of discharge teaching in the EMR. Facilitates meeting patient’s needs with their provider in a timely manner. Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service /discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs. Coordinates/facilitates patient care progression throughout the continuum of care. Works collaboratively and maintains active communication with providers, nursing and other members of the disciplinary team to effect timely, appropriate patient management. Addresses/resolves system problems impeding diagnostic or treatment progress. Proactively identifies and resolves delays and obstacles to discharge. Seeks consultation from appropriate disciplines/departments as required to expedite care and facilitate discharge. Collaborates with the provider and all members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate care for designated case load; monitors the patient's progress, intervening as necessary and appropriate to ensure the plan of care and services provided are patient focused on a timely basis: Completion and reporting of diagnostic testing Completion of treatment plan and discharge plan Modification of plan of care as necessary to meet the ongoing needs of the patient Communication to third party payer and other relevant information to the care team MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education/Experience/Licenses Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse License. Bachelor's degree in nursing or related field with case management experience, preferred. 3-5 years recent hospital based patient care or relevant experience. 3-5 years Milliman or InterQual experience, preferred. HMO, managed care, PPO, Utilization Management/medical management experience preferred. BLS certification required. Additional Skills Strong computer skills. Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Strong team building, leadership, and conflict resolution skills. Proficiency with use of conditional code 44 and code W2. Current knowledge of CMS rules and regulations. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products . Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Provides direct and indirect patient care in ambulatory care setting under the supervision of a registered nurse. Assist physicians during operative and invasive GI procedures. Utilizes initiative, strives to maintain steady level of productivity. Monitors PAR levels of all endoscopy equipment and supplies. Cleans, decontaminates, high level disinfection and sterilizes endoscopy equipment by GI lab standards. Performs routine and duties in accordance with the standards of practice of the society of GI assistants and hospital policy and procedures. Participants in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities. Performs C.N.A duties as delegated. Takes on-call status as assigned for Department. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Reprocesses equipment and instruments according to GI/ OR standards and in a timely manner. Prepares and cleans GI Lab before and after cases; and restocks supplies when needed. Takes on-call status as assigned in the GI Lab or as needed. Makes decisions reflecting of facts and good judgment within the technician’s scope of practice. Takes ownership of complaints by patients, staff and internal customers and follows through to a resolution. Demonstrates orientation toward excellent customer service by conducting daily activities, communications and interactions in a cooperative positive and professional manner and inspires colleagues to do the same. Performs services requiring technical or manual skills under the direction on the RN. Demonstrates competence in care of specimens and accurately handles specimens at all times. Manages and operates departmental equipment and supplies safely and correctly. Establishes and maintains effective communication and good working relationship with co-workers. Knowledge of procedures and related equipment. Performs other duties as delegated by license professional POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications High school diploma or general equivalency diploma (GED), required. Current BLS certification, required. Minimum of one year work related experience, or OR Tech Additional Skills Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Basic computer knowledge. Demonstrated effective organizational skill. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here. Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Provides direct and indirect patient care in the medical-surgical setting. Communicates with physician/Manager/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Knowledge of medications and their correct administration based on age of the patient and their clinical condition. Performs patient care responsibilities considering needs specific to the standard of care for patient’s age. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and the skills necessary to provide age appropriate care to the patient population served. Able to interpret data about the patient’s status in order to identify each patient’s age specific needs and provide care needed by the patient group. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Educates the patient and family regarding pain management Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service /discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education/Experience/Licenses Current, unrestricted Wyoming RN License. BLS certification required. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The performance of the Utilization Review function on all patients presenting for hospitalization to assist in identifying patients appropriate for admission to inpatient, observation, or other patient care status. Conducting continued stay review evaluating the medical necessity, appropriateness and efficient use of health care services of all hospitalizations, inpatient or outpatient. Collaborating with the physicians, health care team and care coordinator to optimally certify the level of care and facilitate the patient’s movement thru the continuum of care as appropriate. The Utilization Review Specialist is also integral in the development and implementation of electronic quality metric data analysis and reporting. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS Demonstrates expertise in the application of InterQual criteria. Review of clinical data for ED admits, making level of care recommendation to the ED physician and obtaining any additional clinical information that may assist in level of care determination. Manages all direct admits, clarifying level of care orders and performing InterQual screening as appropriate. Acquires additional information if necessary to assist in level of care determination. Reviews all requests for changes in status for admission from the PACU, cardiac catheterization area, or any outpatient surgery areas. Applies InterQual criteria to determine appropriateness for level of care requested, consulting with attending physician as necessary. Insures operative procedure performed is the operative procedure prior-authorized with the third party payor and communicates any variance. Serves as a resource for facilitating patient transfers, including, but not limited to, obtaining or providing clinical information from/to the referring/accepting facility. Performing clinical reviews of all inbound transfers for appropriateness. Identification of high-risk social issues and referral to Social Worker or Director of Medical Management as appropriate. Proficiency with use of Conditional Codes 44 and W2. Monitors use of healthcare resources. Communicates with physicians to assure patient receives diagnostics/evaluations in the proper setting, i.e. inpatient vs outpatient. Maintains current knowledge of CMS (Medicare) rules and regulations and conditions of participation. Communicates openly with third party payors and works collaboratively with them to avoid concurrent denials. Works to manage commercial insurance denials when appropriate independently or with the assistance of third party consultants. Collaborates with the care coordinator to ensure appropriate level of care. Actively participates in the multidisciplinary team meetings. Identifies and documents delays in service. Serves as an expert resource to physicians and healthcare staff in the application of InterQual criteria and the use of evidence based practices. Conducts initial (admission) reviews at the time of presentation, or within 24 hours, if patient presents during uncovered hours. Conducts concurrent review per department policy (every three days for Medicare unless the patient condition changes), and as private payor dictates. Conducts observation reviews daily. Follows department policy regarding escalation of utilization issues to the Physician Advisor or his/her designee. Actively participates in pertinent process improvement events. Interprets data and analyzes results using statistical techniques. Develop and implement data analysis, data collection systems, and other strategies that optimize efficiency ad quality performance. Processing confidential data and information according to appropriate organization and federal guidelines. Generate reports from single and multiple systems. Train end users on new reports, data collection techniques, and data presentation. Collaborate in the facilitation and proficiency of optimizing EMR modules for Infection prevention and quality reporting. POSITION QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing or related field with case management experience, preferred. Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse License, if applicable. BLS certification, preferred. Minimum 3 years recent hospital based patient care or relevant experience preferred. Minimum 3 years Milliman or InterQual experience, preferred. HMO, managed care, PPO, Utilization Management/medical management experience preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The Infection Prevention Specialist is responsible for the Infection Prevention program to include surveillance, analysis, interpretation and reporting of hospital acquired infections (HAI); establish, implement and administer infection prevention goals, ensuring they reflect the hospital’s mission, values and strategic plan; institute performance improvement programs; provide oversight of Home Care/Hospice and Welch Cancer Center’s infection prevention and surveillance practices; provide employee education pertaining to infection prevention practices; serve as an infection prevention resource to hospital committees and departments; policies and procedures development to ensure infection prevention and control practices are in accordance with TJC, OSHA, CMS, CDC and other nationally recognized agencies/organizations’ recommendations and requirements; active involvement in professional development with nationally recognized infection prevention organizations for continuing education and practice improvement. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Conduct surveillance using National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) infection criteria. Including a thorough review of admissions, microbiology and lab results, isolation requirements, consultation requests and concurrent and post-discharge surveillance. Notifies receiving facilities of patient with history or current infection involving an MDRO. Data collection and reporting of device utilization and infections, surgical site infections and Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs) and any other required data to NHSN. Participate in hospital infection outbreak investigations utilizing microbiology lab personnel, consulting with the Infection Prevention Medical Director, Wyoming Department of Health and if necessary the CDC. Develops and evaluates the Infection Prevention and Control Plan with stated goals and strategies based on annual risk assessment and prior year’s activities. Apply epidemiological principles and statistical methods, including risk stratification, to identify target populations, analyze trends and risk factors, design, implement and evaluate prevention control strategies. Submit reports to Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) as required by State Statute(s). Compile and analyze surveillance data, reporting to Infection Prevention Committee, appropriate Medical Committees, Leadership and Quality Council. Drive quality/performance improvement activities by identifying, monitoring and measuring nosocomial infections and evaluating outcomes on a regular basis. Serve as a resource to Home Care/Hospice and Welch Cancer Center for infection prevention practices and surveillance data management. Assist as needed with reporting results to the Infection Prevention Committee and when appropriate to Quality Council. Develops and maintains policies and procedures as related to infection prevention that complies with all county, state, federal and regulatory agencies. Conducts environmental and infection control rounds in all in-patient areas. Develop and update isolation techniques and procedures in accordance with current standards. Provides recommendations regarding construction, renovation, environmental rounds and assures compliance with national and/or professional standards. Provides information to hospital committees and department managers to formulate changes in policies, procedures and/or processes which could reduce the risk of infection. Serve as a knowledgeable and available resource on infection prevention/control practices to patients, family, staff and employees. Plan, organize, develop and implement educational programs for all hospital employees including independent licensed practitioners, administrative and ancillary services which convey specialized knowledge and skills to increase employee awareness of HAIs and how to prevent transmission of infectious diseases. Develop informational materials at appropriate level of knowledge. Liaison with the Employee Health Coordinator regarding relevant staff member health issues. Participate in the Community Health Emergency Management Planning Committee (CHEMP) monthly meetings facilitated by Sheridan County Public Health. Complete Incident Command System (ICS) training through FEMA and Homeland Security. Participate with Emergency Preparedness Drills and Table-top exercises. Participate in continuing education at state and national levels to promote an up-to-date knowledge base commensurate with latest research and scholarly knowledge. Maintain a knowledge base of accepted infection prevention and control information through peer networking, internet access, published literature and professional meetings. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Associate's degree in Nursing required, BS in Nursing preferred. Current and unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse license, required. Certification in Infection Control preferred within 3 years of employment. Minimum two years' experience in a clinical setting required. Minimum two years' experience of HC Quality Improvement activities preferred. At least one year of experience or additional course work in infection control, preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Part time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The House Supervisor is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care. The House Supervisor will facilitate and mentor others to grow professionally and advance their knowledge and skills. In addition, the House Supervisor will continuously assess nursing unit needs to ensure adequate resources for current and upcoming shifts by collaborating with other departments, clinical and nonclinical, to coordinate admissions, transfers, and discharges of patients in a timely manner. Finally, the House Supervisor will demonstrate professionalism at all times and will uphold standards of practice by holding team members accountable for continued compliance. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Professional practice Adheres to organizational policies and procedures Adheres to professional guidelines for practice such as state board of nurses, American Nurses Association (ANA) professional standards of care and ethical practice guidelines Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed to provide patient-centered care Demonstrates effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, and leadership skills Participates in updating and upholding standards of practice and be a role model to others for maintaining standards of care Quality Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safe delivery of patient-centered care in a timely manner Is proactive, rounds with team members on the nursing units, and identifies opportunities for improvement Ensures that handoff communication occurs any time there is a change in caregivers on the unit during shift and at start/end of shifts Assists units with problem solving activity such as, assignments and delegation of patient care tasks as appropriate, considering staff members’ level of nursing experience, competency, and knowledge Delegates tasks to unlicensed support staff as outlined by state board regulations and facility policies as appropriate to the clinical situation Assists in monitoring staff performance, behaviors, and competency for performance reviews Ensures that all infection control precautions and procedures are followed in the department Finance Ensures that appropriate staffing levels meet patient care needs Assists with Materials supply for departments after hours. Service Assists other team members by providing direct patient care as needed Assigns and coordinates patient flow to deliver safe and effective patient-centered care Performs other specific department tasks as assigned by members of the department’s leadership team Rounds with patients and family members to ensure that needs are met and identifies opportunities for improvement Professional Development Participates in continuing education activities within the department and organization Promotes, facilitates, and educates team members on new practice changes, regulatory requirements, And organizational practice changes in a timely manner Coach/Mentor staff members on the unit regarding safe high-quality nursing practice Attends and actively participates in House Supervisor meetings MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Current WY state nursing license Current Basic Life Support (BLS) certificate Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certificate; PALS or ENPC Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing; willing to complete in 5 years if does not have baccalaureate degree. Two years’ work experience in department-specific area ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS Attends, at a minimum, 75% of staff meetings Precepts other House Supervisor to the position as needed Obtains a national certification in the area of specialty, if available, within the first year of the position Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 600 employees who provide personalized, patient centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY Under the direct supervision of the Nutritional Services Manager, the Nutritional Services Aide 2 performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSILITIES Assembles food trays for Room Service patients appropriate for general and therapeutic diets. Prepares and delivers items as requested by nursing staff or patients. Maintains Room Service tray line in a clean, neat and organized manner. Prepares special diet foods as necessary. Delivers food in carts to rooms and places appropriate trays at patient bedside while checking 2 patient identifiers. Loads and oversees dishwashers. Washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives. Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed. Puts clean dishes and utensils away. Mops floors as scheduled and as necessary. Cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas. Assists in preparing pudding & jello and nourishments. Performs special cleaning duties as assigned by the Nutritional Services Manager. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Treats patients and families with respect and dignity. Observes infection control & Food Safety practices at all times. Participates in departmental performance improvement activities. Via Telephone, take and respond to patient requests and orders for room service trays, knowledge of Room Service Computer Program. Prepare and deliver p.m. nourishments to appropriate nurse stations. Cleans soiled dishes, trays and loads dish racks and runs through dish machine. Loads prewashed pots and pans into dish racks, runs through dish machine, unracks them to a sanitized area, put them away after air drying. Disclaimer: The above description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed within this position. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Minimum age 16, High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Previous experience in hospital food preparation, preferred. Successful completion of ServSafe exam, preferred. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020
Full time
 
Sheridan Memorial Hospital Sheridan, WY 82801, USA
ABOUT SHERIDAN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Sheridan Memorial Hospital is a progressive, state-of-the-art facility nestled beneath the Big Horn Mountains in beautiful Northeast Wyoming. Founded over 100 years ago, Sheridan Memorial is licensed for 88 beds with over 60 physicians who provide primary medical care and specialty care in more than 15 areas. We are proud of our more than 700 employees who provide personalized, patient-centered care in a healing environment. When people think of excellent healthcare, they think of Sheridan. JOB SUMMARY The registered nurse is responsible for the assessment, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of safe and effective patient-centered care in a variety of settings based on education, knowledge, skill set, and competency. The registered nurse communicates with physicians/managers/co-workers, as appropriate about changes in patient’s clinical condition including results of diagnostic studies and symptomatology. Determines priorities of care based on physical and psychosocial needs. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment. Additionally, is able to perform general nursing duties in the departments with adequate supervision. Participates in performance improvement activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Professional Practice Adheres to organizational policies and procedures. Adheres to professional guidelines for practice such as defined by the Wyoming State Board of Nursing, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Scope and Standards of Practice. Collaborates with other departments in a professional manner as needed to provide patient-centered care. Demonstrates effective communication, conflict resolution, team building, and leadership skills. Compliance with Sheridan Memorial Hospital’s Kindness First Service Standards. Quality Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors. Ability to perform a head-to-toe assessment on all patients and reassessments as per policy and specific to unit age specific populations. Ability to formulate and revise an individualized plan of care as indicated by the patient’s response to treatment. Evaluates overall plan daily for effectiveness. Ability to adequately assess and reassess pain. Utilizes appropriate pain management techniques including non- pharmacological techniques. Includes patient and family in all aspects of pain management through on-going education about pain, assessment, treatment and common barriers to adequate management. Coordinates and supervises patient care as necessary. Formulates a teaching plan based upon identified learning needs and evaluates effectiveness of learning. Family is included in teaching as appropriate. Documentation meets current standards and policies. Demonstrates ability to perform treatments and provide services within scope of practice. Communicates appropriately and clearly to all health care team members. Consults other departments as appropriate to provide for an interdisciplinary approach to the patient’s needs. Provides care appropriate to disease condition and age of the patient. Demonstrates an ability to assist physicians with procedures and performs services requiring technical and manual skills. Reports significant events such as near misses, adverse events, patient/family complaints, and any situation that affects the safe delivery of patient-centered care in a timely manner. Service Treats patients and their families with respect and dignity. Identifies and addresses psychosocial, cultural, ethnic and religious/spiritual needs of patients and their families. Functions as liaison between the patient/family, physicians, other healthcare providers and administration. Interacts professionally with patient/family and involves patient/family in the formation of the plan of care. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments. Identifies and addresses psychosocial needs of patients and family; communicates with social service/discharge planner regarding both in hospital and post discharge needs. Demonstrates an ability to be flexible, organized and function well under stressful situations. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education / Experience / License and Certifications Current unrestricted Wyoming Registered Nurse Licensure. BLS certification, required. Preferred baccalaureate degree in nursing. Additional certifications may be required based on unit assignment. Department Specific Education / Experience / License and Certifications ACLS certification, required. ENPC or PALS certification, required. New Hires will obtain ACLS and ENPC or PALS within 1 year, required. Preferred 2 years of experience in acute care surgery. Sheridan Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here . Specific demands not listed: Possible exposure to blood and or body fluids / infectious disease / hazardous waste requiring the use of Personal Protective Equipment. Exposure to odorous chemicals / specimens and Latex products. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening is required.
Feb 11, 2020