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System Contract Analyst

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Working as the System Contract Analyst you will work to provide assistance relative to the administration o...

System Contract Analyst

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20563

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Working as the System Contract Analyst you will work to provide assistance relative to the administration of contracts and business agreements between Memorial Health System affiliates and outside parties.  Gathers insight into business operations and explores the existing business environment to identify gaps that impede reaching the desired results.    Provides support and assistance to the system leadership team thru special projects, analysis, and research in support of business development and regulatory priorities of the Health System.  Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Quality, Integrity and Stewardship that support our mission, vision and values.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Embodies the Memorial Health System Performance Excellence Standards of Safety, Quality, Integrity and Stewardship that support our mission, vision and values:
  • SAFETY: Prevent Harm – I will put safety first in everything I do.  I will speak up, without fear, on matters of patient and colleague safety.  I will take action to create an environment of zero harm.
  • QUALITY: Improve Outcomes –  I will continually advance my knowledge and skills.  I will seek out continuous improvement opportunities.  I will deliver evidence-based care that leads to excellence in outcomes.
  • INTEGRITY: Show respect and Compassion  – I will respect others and show compassion.  I will behave honesty and ethically.  I will be accountable for my attitude, actions and health.
  • STEWARDSHIP: Reduce Waste – I will use resources wisely and maintain financial stability.  I will work together to coordinate care and services across the health system.  I will promote healthier communities.
  1. Ensures fulfillment of mission and progress towards vision. Exhibits behaviors consistent with MHS values, and ensure strategic plan is cascaded throughout the organization to achieve desired business outcomes.
  1. Assists in contract administration process with organizational leaders to ensure timely execution of contracts and submission of related documentation.
  1. Coordinates and provides direction for contract development with Memorial Health System (“MHS”) legal counsel, the MHS contract management office, and business development team.
  1. Has ability to resolve conflicts and facilitate contract reviews through discussions and correspondence with legal counsel, departments, and staff.
  1. Maintains working knowledge of computer systems for MHS affiliates necessary for job duties.
  1. Supports hospital legal counsel and organizational leaders to validate that all contracts are compliant with all applicable laws, regulations, organizational policies, and sound business practices.
  1. Assists in researching and evaluating operational needs for new programs, services, and technology, including staffing and capital requirements.
  1. Develops economic valuations using standard acceptable methodologies to evaluate new business opportunities.
  1. Retrieves data required to make decisions on new business opportunities, analyze current business terms, or to perform fair-market-value evaluations (both internal and external).
  1. Assists operations staff to convert business analysis into implementation plans in a variety of different clinical settings.
  1. Provides assistance as required to operations staff during and after implementation of new programs and services.
  1. Participates on various organizational committees and task forces as assigned.
  1. Attends meetings of professional, civic, and service organizations as a representative of Memorial Health System as assigned.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Required Experience

Education:

  • Associates or bachelors degree from an accredited program with coursework in health services management, project management, leadership, marketing, finance, accounting, information systems, or business strategy required.
  • In lieu of degree, three years’ related experience will be considered.

Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 years relevant experience occurring in business domain or industry required.
  • Broad experience with personal computer systems; experience with Microsoft Office and other software applications required.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Achievement Orientation: A concern for surpassing standards of excellence. Standards may involve past performance (striving for improvement); objective measures (results orientation); outperforming others (competitiveness); challenging goals, or redefining the nature of the standards themselves (innovation).
  • Analytical Thinking: Developing a deeper understanding of a situation, issue or problem by breaking it down or tracing its implications step-by-step. It includes organizing the parts of a situation, issue or problem systematically; making systematic comparisons of different feature or aspects; setting priorities on a rational basis; and identifying time sequences, casual relationships, or if-then relationships.
  • Collaboration: Ability to work cooperatively and inclusively with other individuals and/or teams not formally lead; working together as opposed to working separately or competitively.
  • Communication: Ability to use written and spoken communication in formal and informal situations to convey meaning, build shared understanding, and productively move agendas forward.
  • Initiative: Ability to identify a problem, obstacle or opportunity and then take action in light of identification to address current or future problems or opportunities. Initiative emphasizes proactively doing things and not simply thinking about future actions. 
  • Process and Quality Management: Ability to analyze and design or improve an organizational process, including incorporating the principles of high reliability, continuous quality improvement, and user-centered design.
  • Adaptability: Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Accepts criticism and feedback; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; ability to work with frustrating situations; work under pressure and on an irregular schedule such as unscheduled overtime, unanticipated changes in work pace; Works with numerous distractions.
Springfield, IL

Robert Saunders

Recruiter
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Emergency Department, Nurse Supervisor (RN)

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Operates within Memorial Healths mission, vision, goals and objectives. ED Supervisor is directly responsible for the...

Emergency Department, Nurse Supervisor (RN)

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20239

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Operates within Memorial Healths mission, vision, goals and objectives. ED Supervisor is directly responsible for the safe and efficient flow of the emergency patient populations. ED Supervisor role includes balancing both leadership and management responsibilities: staffing, establishing goals and objectives for the unit, formulating standards of care in line with evidence based practice, managing budgets, and quality improvement activities. The ED supervisor role is also responsible for hiring, coordinating orientation and evaluating staff on an on-going basis.

Demonstrates excellent clinical skills and acts as a resource to the staff in all areas of emergency nursing. Collaborates with ancillary departments for timely care to ED patients and throughput of department operations.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Experience

Education:

·         Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing required
Licensure/Certification/Registry:

·         Current licensure as an R.N. in the State of Illinois.

·         Certified Emergency Nurse (CEN) or Certified Pediatric Emergency Nurse (CPEN) preferred.

·         ACLS, TNS or TNCC, PALS or ENPC required
Experience:

·         Three (3) years’ direct care experience in emergency nursing required.

·         Prefer experience as ED Charge nurse
Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·         Excellent verbal communication skills is required.

·         Ability to work across multiple sites of care required.

·         Interprofessional relationships

Springfield, IL

Sarah Kilver

Recruiter
New

Surgey Pre-Admission Specialist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Part-Time
Day Shift

Facilitates the pre-operative admission process and patient flow for surgical patients as required.

Surgey Pre-Admission Specialist

Decatur Memorial Hospital
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20492

Position Summary

Part-Time
Day Shift

Facilitates the pre-operative admission process and patient flow for surgical patients as required.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision

Required Skills

  • Provides patient care:
  • Assists in patient admission process for surgical patients.
  • Facilitates protocol for identified cardiac clearance, lab orders and x-ray baseline, relay of information on locations where testing will be done.
  • Provides preoperative and postoperative patient education. Reviews the results of testing as they are available and reports any abnormalities to the attending physician and anesthesiologist.
  • Proactive approach in reviewing OR schedule daily to facilitate patient flow. Alerts the anesthesia provider (MD and CRNA) of potential problems (latex allergy, serious medical conditions, etc.
  • Functions as a “liaison” to Surgeon and Anesthesia MD/CRNA. Supervises and directs ancillary personnel that may be involved in the care of the pre-procedure patient.
  • Acts as a resource to staff to assist in resolution of preoperative issues.
  • Staff Development:
  • In collaboration with anesthesia personnel assists in achieving annual requirements for unit-specific competencies.
  • Provides leadership in development of staff through in-service education.
  • Demonstrates quality improvement and patient safety practices:
  • Identifies problem areas related to quality, implements and follows through.
  • Actively supports and promotes a quality culture.
  • Adheres to infection control practices.
  • Utilizes the nursing process to achieve optimal patient outcomes:
    • Assesses physical, psychological and educational needs of patients according to guidelines and age-specific populations.
    • Establishes priorities and derives appropriate nursing diagnosis based on assessment data.
    • Communicates expected outcomes individualized to the patient.
    • Develops a plan of care that prescribes interventions to attain expected outcomes.
    • Implements the interventions identified in the plan of care collaborating with healthcare team members, patients, and significant others as appropriate.
    • Evaluates the patient’s progress toward and understanding of prescribed treatment and outcomes.
  • Assumes responsibility for own professional development by:
    • Self-Evaluation according to Nursing Practice Standards and Regulatory guidelines.
    • Contributing to the professional development of peers.
    • Utilizing research findings in practice.
    • Acquiring and maintaining current knowledge and competency.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Experience

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

  • Minimum of two years RN nursing experience, preferably in pre- and post- anesthesia/surgery care.
  • Will complete additional training or demonstrate competency in skills identified in the unit-specific competency plan and skills list.  Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing.  Is expected to be an example of good health habits.

Education and/or Other Requirements

Graduate of an accredited school of professional nursing.  Current registration required with the State of Illinois for practice as a professional nurse.

Decatur, IL

Jessica Brown

Recruiter
New

OB Patient Care/Scrub Tech, Family Maternity Center

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

** CNA certification, or relevant experience REQUIRED **  Under supervision of the registered nurse, the OB Pati...

OB Patient Care/Scrub Tech, Family Maternity Center

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20645

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

** CNA certification, or relevant experience REQUIRED ** 

Under supervision of the registered nurse, the OB Patient Care/Scrub Tech performs a variety of tasks and services to assist in the provision of care and comfort to patients; reports and records observations; contributes to the efficient functioning of the unit; all duties are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.

Performs “scrub” technologist duties for scheduled and unscheduled cesarean sections, assist with the draping and utilization of instruments for a OB related surgical procedures. Demonstrates knowledge in the basic principles of sterile technique and sterilization procedures.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

I. Performs and documents nursing care measures to meet the physical needs of patients as directed by the registered nurse. Illustrative tasks and expectations include, but are not limited to, the following:

A. Provides hygiene and comfort measures, assuring privacy and preventing undue exposure:

  1. Provides or assists patient with bathing, oral hygiene, hair care, nail care, shaving, etc.
  2. Assures that linens are dry, wrinkle free and that patient is comfortable.
  3. Provides handwashing opportunity before and after meals, toileting, etc.

 

B. Activity:

  1. Assists with patient’s activities including ambulation, chair, dangling and repositioning; uses proper body mechanics, positioning techniques, and assistive devices.

C. Nutrition:

  1. Serves and collects food trays and nourishments.
  1. Records percentage of diet intake.
  1. Feeds or assists patients as necessary. Records intake.
  1. Reports deviations from normal.
  1. Clears IV and Tube Feeding Pumps at end of each shift and documents appropriately.

D. Elimination:

  1. Provides bed pan.
  1. Performs perineal care.
  1. Performs bladder catheter care and discontinues bladder catheter as directed.
  1. Performs ostomy care (ileostomy, colostomy, urostomy) including application of appropriate appliances.
  1. Records output. Reports deviations from normal.

E. Other related needs:

  1. Assists with post-mortem care.
  1. Assists with admission, transfer and discharge of patients.
  1. Promptly responds to patient call light or requests (usually in less than ten minutes).

II. Performs and documents monitoring procedures; observes and reports the patient response. Illustrative tasks and expectations include, but are not limited to, the following:

A. Obtains vital signs (B/P and TPR).

B. Obtains weight in kg (standing, chair, or bed scale) and reports deviation from previous weight.

C. Empties drainage collection devices.

D. Performs blood glucose monitoring.

E. Observes and reports unusual conditions and/or change in patient behavior or appearance.

III. Performs therapeutic measures/procedure, observes and reports changes, deviations from normal. Illustrative tasks and expectations include, but are not limited to, the following:

A. Application of heat; i.e., K-pad.

B. Application of cold; i.e., ice bags, sponge baths.

C. Therapeutic baths; i.e. Sitz, Aveeno.

D. Obtains routine non-sterile specimens.

E. Assists with patient preparation for surgical, therapeutic, and/or diagnostic procedures.

F. Oxygen therapy (sets up/maintains/discontinues) as directed.

G. Applies nonsterile dressing as directed.

H. Discontinues peripheral IV as directed.

I. Performs oral pharyngeal suctioning.

J. Preps skin and applies telemetry patches.

K. Records all interventions; observes and reports the patient response, changes, and/or deviations from normal parameters.

IV.Maintains safety and security of patient/family/self/others, observing safety precautions and promoting a sense of security and well-being. Illustrative tasks and expectations include, but are not limited to, the following:

A. Conducts purposeful hourly rounding as a team member, inquiring of the four P’s (Pain, Potty, Possessions and Positioning).

B. Follows standard precautions. Always washes hands between patients.

C. Reports equipment malfunctions.

D. Assists in keeping patient rooms/corridors free of clutter. Cleans fluid spills.

E . Uses proper body mechanics in moving, transferring and transporting patients.

F. Positions side rails appropriate to the patient’s condition.

G. Applies and maintains restraining devices as directed.

H. Interacts with patients/visitors/others in a courteous and respectful manner.

I. Fully explains procedures to patients/families prior to performing.

J. Assures patient privacy/rights/confidentiality.

K. Recognizes and reports patient concerns; offers constructive solutions.

V. Promotes efficient and effective functioning of the unit/hospital. Illustrative tasks and expectations include but are not limited to, the following:

A. Skilled in computer messaging, obtaining results.

B. Completes assigned aspects of unit inventory management.

C. Complies with established policies, procedures, standards and guidelines.

D. Uses designated lines of communication and authority.

E. Supports efforts to reduce cost.

F. Consistently utilizes time and resources effectively and efficiently.

G. Maintains cleanliness of unit, service area and equipment.

H. Cooperates with all members of the healthcare team.

I. Enthusiastically supports and participates in planned changes.

J. Accepts responsibility for accurate and timely completion of tasks as assigned.

K. Adheres to MHS Behavioral Standards.

L. Handles floor stock medications or medications delivered from Pharmacy directly or through the pneumatic tube system. Relocate these medications, in original containers, to designated secure storage locations or deliver directly to appropriate licensed staff.

 

Vi. Performs additional unit specific tasks/care elements for which they have received specific instruction and demonstrated competence.

 

Principle responsibilities for Scrub Tech role

 

1. Performs duties in capacity of “scrub” technologist as prescribed by hospital policies and procedures.

A. Sets room for a routine, uncomplicated procedure with supplies and equipment in 5-15 minutes.

 

B. Sets room for complicated or multi-procedure case requiring many special supplies in 30 minutes.

C. Assists circulator in checking equipment.

D. Assist circulator in obtaining supplies prior to bringing patient to room.

E. Has basic knowledge of instrumentation and its appropriate use.

F. Checks instrumentation regarding cleanliness, function, correct number of pieces, and completeness of tray.

G. Allows adequate time for preparation of supplies and counting (i.e., routine case 15 minutes, complicated case 30-40 minutes).

H. Has basic knowledge of surgical procedures.

I. Organizes and maintains a neat, clean mayo, instrument, and back tables.

J. Attempts reasonable anticipation of sequence of instrumentation.

K. Properly identifies medication.

L. Handles floor stock medications or medications delivered from Pharmacy directly or through the pneumatic tube system. Relocate these medications, in original containers, to designated secure storage locations or deliver directly to appropriate licensed staff.

M. Keeps track of sponges, needles, and instruments during procedure at all times.

N. Relays accurate identification of specimens and cultures.

O. Organizes and assists in end-of-case clean up.

P. Separates sharp and delicate instruments during clean up.

Q. Assists in pulling cases.

 

II. Assists in maintenance of safe environment for patients and staff.

A. Has knowledge and applies principles of good aseptic practice (i.e., appropriate scrub length, OR attire, proper gowning, gloving, and draping methods).

B.Checks sterile supplies for proper packaging and dating.

C. Actively assists in recognizing and reporting breaks in sterile technique.

D. Requests assistance of Sterile Processing personnel in preparation of instruments for immediate reuse.

E. Follows protocol for universal blood and body fluid precautions at all times.

F. Prevents loss of instruments by thorough search of drapes before they are discarded.

III, Assists in the orderly function of the OR.

A. Demonstrates flexibility in a team effort (i.e., takes required supplies from circulator when offered).

B. Checks room for and put away excess supplies and equipment.

C. Takes initiative and seeks appropriate opportunities to update and maintain surgical skills (i.e., requests certain cases and attends inservices).

D. Assists in checking to-follow cases for completeness and accuracy.

E. Assists in orientation of new personnel.

F. Actively participates in checking and maintaining assignment by participating as a permanent team member.

G. Participates in updating surgeon’s preference list.

H. Reports to assigned room on time.

I. Understands and follows disaster plan.

J. Follows hospital/unit policies, procedures, and behavioral expectations.

K.. Uses designated lines of communication and authority.

L. Willingly assists co-workers to facilitate patient care.

IV. Initiates appropriate intraoperative behaviors unique to first assistant, if trained to do so.

A. Provides hemostasis to reduce potential for post-operative infection and potential for fluid volume deficit by clamping and/or ligating vessels, using electrosurgical cautery, applying direct pressure, applying chemical agents that promote coagulation, and other means as directed by surgeon.

B. Provides exposure of the operative site through the appropriate use of retractors and other instruments and through suctioning and sponging.

C. Uses surgical instrumentation skillfully in ways consistent with their design and purpose as directed by the surgeon.

D. Handles all variety of tissue appropriately to reduce potential for injury or compromised blood supply.

V. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

Required Experience

Education:

  • One of the following is required:
  1. Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) 
  2. Minimum of two (2) years of relevant work experience performing the essential responsibilities of the nursing assistant role.
  • High-school graduate diploma or GED required. 

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Maintains current CPR certification

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Successful completion of Nursing Team On-boarding , unit based orientation (including OR technician training program) and clinical competency validation within 60 days of hire. 
Springfield, IL

Sandra Dunn

Recruiter
New

Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant

Taylorville Memorial Hospital
Taylorville, IL
PRN
Varies Shift

Collects blood and other body fluids from patients of all ages, employees, etc. and inputs patient orders in computer...

Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant

Taylorville Memorial Hospital
Taylorville, IL
Tracking Code 2024-19645

Position Summary

PRN
Varies Shift

Collects blood and other body fluids from patients of all ages, employees, etc. and inputs patient orders in computer terminal.  Trained to collect chain of custody drug screens.  Completes and scans all information and orders in the computer.      

    

  • PRN

Highlights & Benefits

Required Skills

  • Promptly greets patients and offers assistance.
  • Obtains blood and other body fluid specimens from inpatients/outpatients of all ages, employees etc. as requested by authorized personnel.
  • Operates computer systems such as enter orders into computer, charges, registration and credits tests as needed.
  • Communicates telephone or verbal messages effectively and accurately with other hospital staff and physicians.
  • Assists in orientation/training of new employees as directed.
  • Participates in continuing education, meets requirements for all mandatory inservices.
  • Assists in overall operations of the Lab, such as checking Lab supplies, cost effective practices and safety regulations.
  • Promotes health and safety in the work environment.
  • Ensures specimen integrity by adhering to appropriate lab protocols. (checking for IV’s etc.)
  • Initial, date and record time blood was collected on all laboratory forms and specimens.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality according to TMH’s code of conduct and HIPPA standards.
  • Knowledge of use of personal protective equipment.
  • Participates in the collection of special procedures, ie. drug Screens, cultures
  • Presents neat appearance in proper attire with ID badge visible.
  • Reports to work on time and meets acceptable standards for attendance. Must be able to work assigned schedule including holidays and weekends.

Required Experience

Education:

  • High school graduate required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • ASCP Phlebotomy certification or equivalent preferred, not required.

Experience:

  • Work experience and data processing knowledge preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills preferred.
  • Basic knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Moderate physical effort.
Taylorville, IL

Justin Cox

Recruiter
New

Lead Histotechnologist

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Performs all aspects of surgical pathology laboratory procedures to assist the pathologists in making a diagnosis.&nb...

Lead Histotechnologist

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20500

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Performs all aspects of surgical pathology laboratory procedures to assist the pathologists in making a diagnosis.  Functions as the supervisor when the supervisor is absent.  Maintains responsibilities designated by the supervisor including supervision and management of certain areas of the histology laboratory. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Working knowledge of all areas of the MHS pathology laboratory including laboratory instrumentation, grossing and autopsy.
  1. Manages the scheduling of all personnel in the department and makes arrangements for coverage in all areas during unexpected absences.
  1. Assumes operational management authority for all areas of responsibility in the absence of supervisor.
  1. Performs technical duties to promote effective department operations. Performs analytic and decision-making functions without direct supervision, recognizes unexpected results, and take necessary corrective action.
  1. Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on sophisticated and often computerized laboratory equipment.
  1. Calibrates laboratory instruments to assure accuracy.
  1. Assists in the overall operations of the laboratory including utilization of resources and laboratory safety regulations. Assists and prepares for laboratory inspections, i.e. College of American Pathologists (CAP), Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA), Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) and any other regulating, accreditation body as required.
  1. Assumes primary responsibility for accurate and timely completion of all testing performed within all areas of responsibility.
  1. Performs computer functions such as entering specimens, retrieving surgical numbers, and charging for procedures performed.
  1. Helps investigate patient identification problems and resolve discrepancies.
  1. Complex troubleshooting and diagnoses of laboratory instrument malfunctions, and decides when back-up methods must be initiated.
  1. Recognizes unexpected results, errors and problems with patient tests. Identifies the technical, instrumental, or physiologic cause, such as patient variable or interfering substances.
  1. Evaluates, develops and researches current or new test procedures. Monitors them for unexpected problems or sources of error, reviews outcome and writes technical procedures.
  1. Evaluate and calculates quality control statistics to assess accuracy, reproducibility and validity of laboratory methods.
  1. Assists in the preparation and presentation of teaching materials for new employees and trainees within the Dept of Lab Med & Pathology.
  1. Perform other tasks as determined by the director, administrative staff, supervisor, or other personnel in order to maintain primary departmental functions.
  1. Promote positive guest relations at all times.
  1. Ensure that professional and personal activities conform to Memorial Medical Center’s strategic plan, Behavioral Standards, and Great Patient Experience Program.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

Required Experience

Education:

Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Chemistry or related field required. If hired prior to January 2014, must be enrolled in a Bachelor’s program by September 2014.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

HT (ASCP) certification required. HTL (ASCP) certification required or obtained within 1 year of hire. If hired prior to January 2014, five years of experience working in a lead histotech capacity may be considered in lieu of HTL requirement.

Experience:

Three to five years of experience as a histotechnician and in depth knowledge of histologic techniques and problem solving skills required.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Required to participate in an on call rotation with a 30 minute response time to the gross room.

Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter
New

Pharmacy Technician I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
PRN
Varies Shift

Under the direct guidance and supervision of a licensed Pharmacist(s), and following all Federal and State regulation...

Pharmacy Technician I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20398

Position Summary

PRN
Varies Shift

Under the direct guidance and supervision of a licensed Pharmacist(s), and following all Federal and State regulations, prepares and distributes medications and maintains drug inventory and patient records.  

Highlights & Benefits

Required Skills

  1. Assists the pharmacist in filling medication orders including orders for IV admixtures, surgical kits, compounded orders, or floor stock.
  1. Complies with all Federal, State, or other regulatory requirements as they relate to drug control, drug storage, drug dispensing or drug returns.
  1. Monitors medication stock levels and advises appropriate pharmacy staff of depletion or low levels of critical medications and supplies.
  1. Adheres to all necessary State, Federal (USP) sterility requirements in preparation of sterile products.
  1. Delivers medications in a timely manner, placing patient needs first.
  1. Utilizes pharmacy computer program / software to generate labels, post charges and issue credits, run reports, and enter patient specific information.
  1. Complies with all department, State and Federal requirements for completing appropriate online and paper records and reports for historical and auditing purposes.
  1. Serves as a back-up for other areas within the unit or department, especially during times of special needs or staff absences.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

Occupational Hazards:  Potential for exposure to infectious patients and materials, though rare.  Potential for exposure to hazardous and toxic substances including chemotherapy, cytotoxic drugs, and cleaning solutions.  Potential for sticks or cuts by needles and other sharp, potentially contaminated items.  Potential for musculoskeletal injuries if proper lifting and carrying techniques are not used.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

Required Experience

Education:

  • High School diploma/GED or current enrollment in High School/GED program required.

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Possesses a current State of Illinois Technician license or is able to obtain such license within 60 days of application. Applicants may not begin work without proof of licensure application, either electronic (Web) verification or hard copy of application.
  • Pharmacy Technician Certification through the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board-(PTCB) or the Exam for the Certification of Pharmacy Technicians (ExCPT) is required by the second pharmacy technician license renewal except for:
    • Pharmacy technicians who obtained initial licensure prior to January 1, 2008.
    • Pharmacy students enrolled in an accredited school of pharmacy.
  • Prior pharmacy training preferred

Experience:

  • Demonstrates excellent oral and written communication, problem solving, basic math, and customer relations skills.
  • Demonstrates basic computer knowledge, with the ability to operate keyboard and mouse to access and store information into an electronic database.
  • Ability to push, pull, and transport up to 50 lbs. and stand/walk for long periods of time.
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter
New

Speech Therapist Level 1 - Inpatient

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

The Speech Therapist I is responsible and accountable for providing examinations, evaluations, therapy diagnosis, int...

Speech Therapist Level 1 - Inpatient

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20329

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

The Speech Therapist I is responsible and accountable for providing examinations, evaluations, therapy diagnosis, interventions, and prognosis in accordance with established hospital and departmental policies and procedures.  Emphasis on managing daily clinical caseload efficiently including: effective treatment, and appropriate documentation and billing practices.  The therapist I will participate in performance improvement and program development activities in accordance with departmental goals and objectives. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Perform patient assessments with patients in a specific service area.
  1. Assign a speech therapy treatment diagnosis.
  1. Establishes plan of care with objective, measurable goals.
  1. Provides interventions supported by evidenced based practice in accordance to the established plan of care.
  1. Assesses the effectiveness of treatment and modifies treatment to achieve goals.
  1. Plans for discharge.
  1. Communicates with patient, family, caregivers and members of team to promote maximum benefit of care.
  1. Provide patient care documentation that meets quality standards and supports ethical billing practice.
  1. Demonstrates ability to organize workload and manage time effectively.
  1. Maintains positive working relationship with patients and referral base.
  1. Demonstrates teamwork by routinely offering to help others or assisting others whenever needed.
  1. Demonstrates ability to handle difficult and/or stressful situations appropriately.
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

 

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

 

Required Experience

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed as a Speech Language Pathologist in the State of Illinois or licensure eligible.
  • American Speech/Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) certification preferred.
  • CPR Certification preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Achieves and maintains 0-10 points on the Clinical Ladder Grid.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with patients, families, peer and other team members as needed for assessment, intervention, and professional development.
  • Must be physically able to lift, support, move patients 50-100 lbs.
  • Universal Precautions Category I.
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter
New

Physical Therapist Assistant

Memorial Occupational Health
Decatur, IL
Full-Time
Day Shift

Works with the licensed Physical Therapist in providing rehabilitation services, to patients of all ages, to attain m...

Physical Therapist Assistant

Memorial Occupational Health
Decatur, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20228

Position Summary

Full-Time
Day Shift

Works with the licensed Physical Therapist in providing rehabilitation services, to patients of all ages, to attain maximum patient outcomes.

Essential Functions and Job Duties

 

  • Under the direction of the Physical Therapist, follows treatment program for patients of all ages.
  • Maintains appointment schedules.
  • Instructs patients and families in home program.
  • Communicates and collaborates with evaluating therapist and others providing service.
  • Implements treatment plan or care based on patient specific goals.
  • Advances treatment plan of care in collaboration with evaluating Physical Therapist.
  • Meets departmental standards and insurance guidelines for documentation of care.
  • Daily notes
  • Communicates with doctors
  • Recertifications
  • Billing
  • Outcome measures.
  • Endeavors to attain patient goals; progresses patient to appropriate level of independence.
  • Maintains current professional knowledge.
  • Attends all mandatory educational programs.
  • Seeks additional education that will enhance patient rehab program.
  • Shares knowledge with others in the department.
  • Seeks continuing education requirements to meet State and National licensing guidelines.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility of the Department and the Hospital.
  • Compliant and accurate implementation of billing process.
  • Actively looks for ways to reduce costs.
  • Maintains patient/family confidentiality to comply with HIPPA regulations.
  • May assist in the supervision of Physical Therapy Assistant students.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Director, Manager, Team Leader, and Evaluating Physical Therapist.
  • Serves on committees as requested.
  • My provide in-services and community aid.

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

General Skill Requirements

In addition to the Essential Functions and Qualifications listed above, to perform the job successfully an individual must also possess the following General Skill Requirements.

  • Adaptability – Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Accepts criticism and feedback; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; ability to work with frustrating situations; work under pressure and on an irregular schedule such as unscheduled overtime, unanticipated changes in work pace; Works with numerous distractions.
  • Attendance and Punctuality – Schedules time off in advance; Begins working on time; Keeps absences within guidelines; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Communications – Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; Expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; Exhibits good listening and comprehension; Keeps others adequately informed; Selects and uses appropriate communication methods.
  • Cooperation – Establishes and maintains effective relations; Exhibits tact and consideration; Displays positive outlook and pleasant manner; Offers assistance and support to co-workers; Works cooperatively in group situations; Works actively to resolve conflicts.
  • Job Knowledge – Competent in required job skills and knowledge; Exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; Keeps abreast of current developments; Requires minimal supervision; Displays understanding of how job relates to others; Uses resources effectively.
  • Judgment – displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions; ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
  • Problem solving – Identifies problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Resolves problems in early stages; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Displays commitment to excellence, and DMH CARES values. Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity – Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly; Achieves established goals.
  • Concentration – Maintains attention to detail over extended period of time; continually aware of variations in changing situations.
  • Supervision – ability to perform work independently or with minimal supervision; ability to assign and/or review work; train and/or evaluate other employees.

Required Experience

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Good knowledge of the standard practices, equipment and rules relating to word processing, written and oral communications.
  • Working knowledge and application of the basic rules of grammar, punctuation, spelling, paragraphing, etc., required for clear oral and written communication.
  • Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Understands written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Actively looks for ways to help people.
  • Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
  • Ability to communicate with clear and concise written and verbal skills to physicians, consultants, and Rehabilitation team members.
  • Ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions.
  • Ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules.
  • Ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Gives full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Good knowledge of Human anatomy, physiology, and pathology.

Education and/or Other Requirements

Two years degree for approved Physical Therapy Assistant.  Licensed or license pending in the State of Illinois and without previous disciplinary action in Illinois or another State.  Current CPR card.

Environmental Factors

This position is performed within an environment of occasional exposure to environmental variations, above-normal noise-level, and/or unpleasant substances and limited exposure to hazardous or potentially injurious elements or conditions.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to walk, stand, bend and reach.
  • The employee will frequently be required to lift, push and pull weight of at least 5 to 50 pounds.

Mental Demands

  • Ability to work under stress and adapt to changing conditions.
Decatur, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter
New

Clinical Pharmacist I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Full-Time
Varies Shift

Unit based clinical pharmacists provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care with the primary goal to improve patient ou...

Clinical Pharmacist I

Springfield Memorial Hospital
Springfield, IL
Tracking Code 2024-20407

Position Summary

Full-Time
Varies Shift

Unit based clinical pharmacists provide comprehensive pharmaceutical care with the primary goal to improve patient outcomes.  Clinical pharmacists will promote and improve the use of safe, effective, and evidence-based medications through evaluation of all aspects of patient care.  Clinical pharmacists monitor therapies for each patient and collaborate with other healthcare providers to identify optimal medication related care. 

Highlights & Benefits

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Memorial Childcare
  • Mental Health Services
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Continuing Education
  • Local and National Discounts
  • Pet Insurance
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 401(k)
  • Life Insurance & Voluntary Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program & Colleague Wellness
  • Adoption Assistance

Required Skills

  1. Work collaboratively with physicians, residents and other healthcare providers to promote and improve safe medication use
  • Consult with physicians and other health care providers to develop and implement a medication plan that meets the overall goals of patient care established by the health care team
  • Participates in interdisciplinary patient care rounds as appropriate and required
  • In the absence of the lead clinical pharmacist, represents pharmacy at select interdepartmental meetings (i.e. Unit Base Council Meetings) as needed
  1. Promotes and demonstrates rational, cost effective drug therapy through effective, criteria based management of medications
  1. Performs the basic clinical and operational functions to care for patients on most medical units.
  1. Provide patient specific medication use teaching in high risk patients (i.e. Poly-pharmacy, pediatric patients, patients on high risk medications or who have been identified as high risk for readmission)
  1. Ensures appropriateness, effectiveness, and safety of each patient’s medication regimen in order to manage all aspects of medication use for patients on the units served
  1. Documents all recommendations and interventions in the electronic medical chart
  1. Prevent, detect, monitor, and report adverse events (medication errors and adverse reactions).
  1. Promotes evidence based, medication related care especially in the areas of Heart Failure, Stroke, AMI, Pneumonia, Sepsis and with use of all antimicrobial agents
  1. Provides patient education as needed and serves as a resource for accurate and timely Drug

Information for all healthcare providers

  1. Serves as an educational resource for pharmacy colleagues, students, residents, physicians, nurses and other health care professionals.
  1. Performs order entry, order verification or clinical order review
  1. Actively participates in the professional development of pharmacy students and pharmacy residents as required
  1. Ensures compliance with all local, state and regulatory requirements and practices within Springfield Memorial Hospital’s policies and procedures.
  1. Assists lead clinical pharmacist or participates in at least 1 quality improvement initiative on an annual basis
  1. Maintains professional growth and development through continuing education, seminars, workshops and professional affiliations.
  1. Provide formal medication related consultations (i.e. Pharmacokinetic consultations) as required
  1. Performs other related work as required or requested.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job.  Incumbents may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

 

 

Required Experience

Education:

  • Graduate of an ACPE-accredited School of Pharmacy required
  • Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.) required
    • Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy with 5 years hospital based, patient care experience, considered in lieu of Pharm.D.

Advanced Pharmacy Residency Training (PGY1/2) preferred

Licensure/Certification/Registry:

  • Licensed pharmacist in the State of Illinois required
  • Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy (BCPS) required
  • PGY-1 residency accepted in lieu of BCPS
  • BCPS certification required within 12 months of hire
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) required

Experience:

  • Minimum of three years relevant hospital based, patient care experience required
  • Completion of a PGY-1 pharmacy residency program will satisfy this requirement
Springfield, IL

Colleen Corcoran

Recruiter

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